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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
– 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).
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.
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
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.