Adult

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

TITLES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO SOLS BUDGET CUTS

Upcoming clubs:

 

Friday, May 24th at 1:30 p.m.  Senior Book Club: The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis

Thursday, June 20th at 6:00 p.m.  

Friday, June 21st at 1:30 p.m.  Senior Book Club: 

Thursday, June 27th at 6:00 p.m.

 

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.

 

Poetry Reading


Join Hamilton poet Darrell Epp, author of After Hours, Imaginary Maps, and Sinners Dance for an afternoon reading.  Epp’s latest work was nominated for a Hamilton Literary Award and he has performed his work across Canada. Questions are welcome after the reading.

Saturday, June 15th at 2:00 p.m.  Registration is required.  905-227-2581

 

Genealogy Workshops


Monday, May 27th at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, June 17th 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. Registration is required. 905-227-2581

Upcoming crafts:

Thursday, June 6th at 6:00 p.m.

Garden Mushrooms

Thursday, June 13th at 6:00 p.m.

Fairy Gardens 

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Makerspace Afternoons


Mondays & Wednesdays: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Drop in and create using an array of tools and materials.  Equipment includes: computerized sewing/embroidery machine, looms, 3D printing, Green Screen, & more.  No registration required*.  Staff will be on site to assist with equipment, if necessary.

Some fees apply, including, but not limited to:

3D Printer: $2-3 per project (determined by weight)

Circuit machine: $2 per sheet of vinyl

Jewelry/beading: $2 per completed project

*class visits are welcome, but require advance registration

 

Seed Library


Our seed library is back.  Patrons can ‘check out’ 3 seed packages for free.  Additional packages can be exchanged for other, clearly marked seeds to add to our   collection.  Celebrate the return by making a sprout sponge or  seed bomb at our display table.

 

Gamers

Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.  All Ages.  Registration is required 905-227-2581 Available consoles: PS4 (with Virtual Reality), Nintendo Switch, Wii

NEW: Book independent sessions* on Nintendo Switch or Virtual Reality (all ages).  One hour blocks.  Saturday, May 11th & 25th, June 8th & 22nd from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*appointments must be made in advance 905-227-2581

 

Movies at the Library


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

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Friday, May 31st at 2:00 p.m.

The Upside

Friday, June 14th at 2:00 p.m.

Stan & Ollie

Friday, June 28th at 2:00 p.m.

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Computer Lessons


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

 

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.