Book Clubs

The library offers several book clubs for you to choose from. Contact us for more information or to reserve your copy.  905-227-2581

Thursday, November 21st at 6:00 p.m.

 The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Friday, November 22nd at 1:30 p.m.

 Senior Book Club: The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin

Thursday, November 28th at 6:00 p.m.

 Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig

Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

Nonfiction Book Club: The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

Thursday, December 12th at 6:00 p.m.

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Thursday, December 19th at 6:00 p.m.

The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen

Friday, December 20th at 1:30 p.m.

Senior Book Club: The Last Christmas in Paris by Hazel Gaynor & Heather Webb

Writers’ Forum

An informal monthly gathering for those who enjoy writing. Share ideas, network with others and get writing tips from guest authors. This group meets the first Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m.

Genealogy Workshops

The third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Ontario Ancestors President Steve Fulton will discuss important steps and expert tips in discovering your family tree.  Whether you are just beginning your search or want further expertise, all are welcome.  Bring your questions as there will be time for open discussion.

Registration is required—905-227-2581

Adult Crafts

Complete a DIY project at the Library. Fee: $10.00 (all supplies provided).

Registration is required. 905-227-2581

Thursday, November 7th at 6:00 p.m.

Holiday Centerpieces

Tuesday, November 19th at 6:00 p.m.

     Holiday Doormat DIY   FULL (extra session added November 12th)

 Thursday, December 5th at 6:00 p.m.

Holiday Wood Signs      

$10 fee (all supplies provided)

Registration is required—905-227-2581

Holiday Craftapalooza 

Tuesday, November 26th at 6:00 p.m.

Choose from various artistic options including card creation, cork ornaments, and pinecone crafts.  Crafters will be inspired by provided ideas but welcome to complete a variety of projects and/or select their own ideas.

$5 fee

Registration is required 905-227-2581

Literary Ornament Contest

Enter our 1st annual competition for your chance to win fun holiday prizes!  Help us decorate one of our library trees by crafting an ornament based on your favourite book(s).  All ornaments will be hung on our community tree and a select few favourites will receive a holiday present/prize.

Entrants must:

– create their ornament design around a literary theme, book, or character that must be communicated upon submission

– submit ornaments between Monday, November 18th and Friday, December 13th

Holiday Open House Party

Saturday, November 30th — all day drop in

Enter our ugly Christmas sweater contest, meet library staff, create a drop in craft, and/or participate in our holiday scavenger hunt.  Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item or other holiday donation (see further details under Holiday Donation Drive below).

Movie Matinees

Relax and enjoy a FREE movie at the library.  Coffee, Cookies & a Movie features new releases for adults.

Friday, November 15th at 2:00 p.m.

Red Joan

Friday, November 29th at 2:00 p.m.

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Friday, December 13th at 2:00 p.m.


Friday, December 27th at 2:00 p.m.

Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Computer Lessons

Personalized half hour Computer Lessons are available by appointment. Contact the library to register. 905-227-2581

Holiday Donation Drive

November is our Holiday Donation Month for Community Care of Thorold/St. Catharines & Lincoln County Humane Society.

From November 4th to December 13th, drop off any non-perishable food items, clothing, toiletries, and new, unwrapped gifts for all ages (examples include toys for children, gift cards for teens, or slippers for seniors).  We are also accepting unopened food, treats, litter, and bedding for our furry friends waiting for their forever homes at the animal shelter.

As always, we thank you for your generous support.  Please note: you can find our year round donation bin in the library foyer and can also contribute gently used items to our ongoing Giving Tree project.

Friends of the Library Silent Auction

The Friends of the Library Silent Auction continues this spring/summer.  All Friends of the Library proceeds go directly toward library programs and services.  New auction items will be located in the parking lot display window.  Stay tuned to our website and social media pages for the latest auction updates and announcements.