Canada 150

Canada 150 programming will be held at Thorold Public Library throughout 2017. Check back often for more details and additional events.


Canada 150 Relay Book Challenge: Our selected book is C is for Canada by Michael Ulmer with illustrations by Sylvie Daigneault.  Enjoy the title and then pass it on to the next person.  Don’t forget to add your name to a maple leaf on our tree.  On now!

Door to Discovery Art Project: Our goal is 150 signatures. On the door you’ll find our Canada 150 resources brochure and each artist will receive a bookmark to record their participation in all of our Canada 150 challenges.  Make your mark today!

All Canadian Book Clubs will run all year long.  Current titles updated monthly.  February’s groups are reading Galore by Michael Crummey, The Age of Longing by Richard B. Wright and Girl Runner by Carrie Snyder.  Adult Book Club will meet February 16th and Senior Book Club will meet on February 17th.  Contact the library for more details.


Thursday, February 9th is Viola Desmond Day: Learn more about the first Canadian woman to appear on a banknote with the documentary Long Road to Justice at 7:00 p.m.

February 13th to 18th is First Nations Public Library Week: Make cultural understanding a priority and engage with our Reconciliation Reading List.

Wednesday, February 15th: Celebrate Flag Day with us and get your picture taken for the Government of Canada’s Your Moment with the Flag Challenge!

First Nations Series and Letters to Attawapiskat (February): Please check back for details and dates.

March Break: Our theme is Canadian Birds.  Our feature event is a special visit from the Canadian Raptors Conservancy on Thursday, March 16th.

TD Summer Reading Club: Canada theme.

Saturday, July 1st: Celebrate Canada Day with Thorold Public Library.