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The Mine Finders: An Author Talk with Norm Paterson

Tuesday May 28, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore .

The Arts & Culture Council presents: local author, Norman Paterson.

Dr. Norman Paterson, local author and prominent geophysicist will describe the people and events that propelled Canada into world leadership in mining exploration in the 20th century. The presentation will include photographs of field and airborne operations and mine discoveries in many corners of the world.



Senior's Exercise - Wednesdays

Wednesday May 29, 2019 - Wednesday September 4, 2019

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Sitting or standing, no matter your ability. Improve your fitness and balance. Join us Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Cost is $2.



From the Heart Library Knitting Group

Thursday May 30, 2019 - Thursday August 29, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Bring your unfinished projects or your knittting problems. Learn to knit. Come out for coffee, tea and laughter. There is no charge for this program.



Author Talk with Christine Higdon

Sunday June 2, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Presented by L.E. Shore Library and Jessica's Book Nook

An Author Talk with Christine Higdon, author of The Very Marrow of Our Bones

"Hopeful, lyrical, comedic, and intriguingly and lovingly told, The Very Marrow of Our Bones explores the isolated landscapes and thorny attachments bred by childhood loss and buried secrets." - Publisher

Light Refreshments to be served.



Library Book Club

Tuesday June 11, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The Library Book Club meets monthly to discuss their latest book selection.

Book Club is currently full.  



Inter Library Loan Information Meeting

Thursday June 13, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Community Information Session on the impacts of provincial cuts to the funding of the Inter Library Loan program.

Contact: Dr. Sabrina ER Saunders
Phone: 519-599-3681


Guided Hike & Pressed Flower Art

Saturday June 15, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Saturday June 15th meet us at the Library for a guided hike along the Beaver River and Pressed Flower workshop with 
Robert Burcher.

The hike will start from the L.E. Shore Library at 11:00 am. While hiking gather some wild flowers, pinecones, rocks and sticks to bring back with you to the library. You will be using what you gather from the hike to create your very own piece of art. Robert will demonstrate a simple and quick way to Press flowers, so you can use them in your art work .

This is an exciting event where we get to learn a bit about our community's history while appreciating the beauty and
serenity of nature.

Feel Free to bring some snacks, water or a lunch with you!
Pressed Flower Art will be held in The Gallery following the hike.

This is a Free Event
Pre Registration required



Longest Day Of Play

Friday June 21, 2019

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

June 21st is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year! Remember to get outside and PLAY!

The L.E. Shore Library  at 3:00 pm will be celebrating Longest Day of Play with tonnes of fun and LOTS of movement. 

Come on down to the library for some dancing,stretching, laughs and play.  Louise Stewart Potts will lead you in energizing movement routines. Louise provides something for every age group, especially FUN. Remember to bring your comfy shoes!

All ages welcome

Free Event

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KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Friday June 21, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L. E. Shore Library.

A hands-on activity in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day.
Participants will gain an understanding of colonization and the impact it had on Indigenous peoples and the land.
Strong White Buffalo Woman, Elder - Ojibway of the Saugeen and a team of facilitators from Grace United Church will lead the exercise.  Explore the nation-to-nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous in Canada, understand how it has been damaged over the years, and learn how together we can work toward reconciliation.

All ages can participate, children accompanied by an adult.

Facilitators will provide blankets, and the Craigleith Heritage Depot will be providing the Pendleton Turtle Blanket donated by Charles Garrad.

Free event.  Please register by phone, email, in person or through our website.

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 3
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Freedom Voices Song Circle

Saturday June 22, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E Shore Library .

Come and join us in uncovering the Voices of Freedom through song and story. Craigleith Heritage Depot curator, Andrea Wilson, will share the story of the local abolitionist Major Charles Stuart. Learn Spirtuals, songs of enslaved people from Africa, by participating in a song circle with david sereda.

Please register in advance.

$5.00 per person.

Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 3


Canada Day Eve Party

Sunday June 30, 2019

Time: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Save the Date for the 3rd Annual Canada Day Eve Party

Kick off Canada Day weekend with us!  The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to host the 3nd Annual Canada Day Eve Party on Sunday June 30th, 2019 from 4-9:00pm at the Beaver Valley Community Centre (outside in the sunshine.)  Co-hosted by the Town of the Blue Mountains and Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary, this event features fun for the whole family. 

Festivities to include: live music from Graham Playford,  axe-throwing with AXED Throwing Club, BBQ by Black Angus Fine Meats and Game, taco stand from Culinary Designs.  There will also be fun & interactive children’s activities, Face Painting (using natural and organic paints) by Rocky Shores Health and Wellness, treats from Chapman’s Ice Cream, a lemonade stand, a beer tent sponsored by Creemore Springs.  We will also have Georgian Hills Wine and Ardiel Cider available for purchase.  An addition to 2019 is a Learn Something New, Make Something Old in the Hall (which will also act as a cooling station.)  Presented by the Craigleith Heritage Depot. Cool down with some cool crafts just in time for Canada Day!  Learn Something Old – Make Something New!  Rug hooking, lacemaking, quilling, bookmaking, weaving and more! 

Free event for the whole community.   This event will be followed by Fireworks at Tomahawk Golf Course.



Blue Mountains Seniors Information and Active Living Fair

Wednesday September 11, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Save the Date for the 3rd Annual Blue Mountains Seniors Information and Active Living Fair



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