Craigleith Heritage Depot Programs

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Closed for Victoria Day

Monday May 23, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Branch & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Victoria Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Email: LibraryInfo@TheBlueMountains.ca

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101 Things About the Craigleith Station Building

Thursday May 26, 2022 - Thursday July 14, 2022

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: CHD Facebook & Twitter @CraigleithDepot & Instagram @bmplibrary.

For 101 weeks the Craigleith Heritage Depot will post historical stories of the little Craigleith Station. From its inception in the late 1880s to its transformation into a museum, archive, and library. Through photographs, letters, journals, newspaper articles, and paintings join us in discovering how the small train station has changed over the decades to what it is today.

Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 6
Email: Depot@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Kids Clubhouse at The Craigleith Heritage Depot

Friday May 27, 2022

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Craigleith Heritage Depot..

Meet us Fridays from 4-5 pm at The Craigleith Heritage Depot for The Kids Clubhouse afterschool program.

Join us for games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, and lots of FUN.
Ages 8 and up. Free Program. Registration required. Spaces are limited.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 Ext.5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday May 28, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Pop-up GLAM at Ravenna Hall

Friday June 3, 2022 - Friday December 16, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Ravenna Hall.

BMPL’s Pop-up GLAM events are coming to Ravenna!

Join the BMPL team at Ravenna Hall on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month May to December (2nd & 4th Friday in July & September). We’ll be at Ravenna Hall from 10am to 4pm to bring you GLAM (Gallery, Library, Archives & Museum) services closer to home! You’ll be able to browse and borrow books, pick-up your holds, access Chromebooks and iPads, and there will even be drop-in programs for you. Each Pop-up GLAM event will feature a different conversation spark or GLAM activity. 

Don’t forget to let us know if you’d like your holds at Ravenna Hall. Give us a call or email us to let us know, so we can bring them with us. Tell us what GLAM services you’d like at Ravenna Hall with this quick survey

May 6th - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Activity: Exploring Privilege

Participate in a self-guided DEI Activity when you visit us at Ravenna Hall. You can explore privilege and learn about the various forms of privilege during our Privilege Walk exercise.

Contact: Mary
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 146
Email: BMPLconsultation@thebluemountains.ca

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Kids Clubhouse at The Craigleith Heritage Depot

Friday June 3, 2022 - Friday June 24, 2022

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: The Craigleith Heritage Depot..

Meet us Fridays from 4-5 pm at The Craigleith Heritage Depot for The Kids Clubhouse afterschool program. Join us for games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, and lots of FUN.
Ages 6 and up. Free Program. Registration required. Spaces are limited.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Pop-up at Thornbury Farmers Market

Sunday June 12, 2022 - Sunday September 11, 2022

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Smiths Memorial Park.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be participating in the Thornbury Farmer's Market. Check out our booth to learn more about our GLAM (gallery, library, archives & museum) services! You'll be able to borrow books at our booth, and pick-up some take-home activities.

And don't forget to bring the kiddos! We have colouring and stories with our programmer, Jen!

Contact: Mary
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 146
Email: BMPLconsultation@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://thornburymarket.com/

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Mailbox Party

Thursday June 16, 2022 - Saturday July 23, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Location: Craigleith Windfall Mailbox on Snow Apple Cres & Crosswinds Blvd.

The Blue Mountains Public Library is out and about. We'll be hosting our annual Mailbox Parties again! Neighbours are invited to join the fun at the mailbox where you can browse books, learn about your Blue Mountains Public Library GLAM (gallery, library, archives & museum) and have a chance to connect, explore and create!

Join us on the following dates:

  • Jun. 16 | Windfall | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Jul. 15 | Slabtown | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Jul. 16 | Redwing | 10:00am - 11:30am
  • Jul. 2e | Gibraltar | 10:00am - 11:30am

Masking and practicing physical distancing is encouraged. Weather Permitting.

We'll see you at the mailbox!

Contact: Mary
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 146
Email: BMPLconsultation@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday June 18, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Closed for Canada Day

Friday July 1, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Branch & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Canada Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Email: LibraryInfo@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday July 16, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Board Games and Goodies

Saturday July 16, 2022

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the Library Saturday, July 16th between 1-3 pm for some BOARD GAME FUN!

Bring your family or your friends for some fun play and snacks!

Free event. Drop in

All ages welcome (Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult)

Contact: Jen
Phone: 5195993681 EXT. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

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Blue Mountain Pottery Expo

Saturday July 23, 2022

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Celebrate this iconic Canadian pottery, born from the clay on Blue Mountain! This weekend event brings together experts, collectors, filmmakers, designers, former Blue Mountain Pottery employees, antique dealers, museums, craftspeople for you to discover the charm, history and importance of Blue Mountain Pottery.

Many activities and lots of pottery and history to explore all weekend long! The Museum's latest documentary film Blue Mountain Pottery will premiere on Saturday. Along with the Blue Mountain Pottery Collector's Club Annual Convention, a former Employee reunion, and lots of BMP for show and sale!

More Details Coming Soon!

For more information please visit our Blue Mountain Pottery Expo webpage.

Register Below to receive upcoming details about this event. 

Blue Mountain Pottery was established in the early 1950’s by Jozo Weider and was part of his business portfolio at Blue Mountain. The pottery was a huge success that provided the economic foundation for the Blue Mountain Ski Resort. His encouragement of artisan work and experimentation lead to the unique pieces becoming well-known and collected around the world.

Contact: Andrea
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 372
Email: Depot@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/blue-mountain-pottery-expo.cfm

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Blue Mountain Pottery Expo

Sunday July 24, 2022

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Celebrate this iconic Canadian pottery, born from the clay on Blue Mountain! This weekend event brings together experts, collectors, filmmakers, designers, former Blue Mountain Pottery employees, antique dealers, museums, craftspeople for you to discover the charm, history and importance of Blue Mountain Pottery.

Many activities and lots of pottery and history to explore all weekend long! The Museum's latest documentary film Blue Mountain Pottery will premiere on Saturday. Along with the Blue Mountain Pottery Collector's Club Annual Convention, a former Employee reunion, and lots of BMP for show and sale!

More Details Coming Soon!

For more information please visit our Blue Mountain Pottery Expo webpage.

Register Below to receive upcoming details about this event. 

Blue Mountain Pottery was established in the early 1950’s by Jozo Weider and was part of his business portfolio at Blue Mountain. The pottery was a huge success that provided the economic foundation for the Blue Mountain Ski Resort. His encouragement of artisan work and experimentation lead to the unique pieces becoming well-known and collected around the world.

Contact: Andrea
Phone: 519-599-3681 x 372
Email: Depot@TheBlueMountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/blue-mountain-pottery-expo.cfm

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Closed for Civic Holiday

Monday August 1, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Branch & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Civic Holiday.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Email: LibraryInfo@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday August 20, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 9:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Closed for Labour Day

Monday September 5, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Branch & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Family Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Email: LibraryInfo@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday September 17, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Closed for Thanksgiving

Monday October 10, 2022

Location: L.E. Shore Branch & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Family Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Email: LibraryInfo@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday October 22, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday November 19, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday November 29, 2022

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday there is Giving Tuesday. A global movement dedicated to giving to organizations and charities. This Giving Tuesday, please consider your Blue Mountains Public Library's GLAM (gallery, library, archives and museum) as you support your community.

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/support-your-glam.cfm

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Dorothy Crysler Bird Club

Saturday December 17, 2022

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Zoom meeting.

Join Curator Andrea Wilson as each month we learn about our wild avian friends, their habits and habitats. This will not only help you identify birds, but you will learn about migration, nesting, environmental needs, species at risk and more. This is a collaborative study group, where participants will share as we grow knowledge together.  

The club is named for Dorothy Crysler, a remarkable local artist, journalist, author and birder! This club takes her cue, as she was "the messenger not the expert". This group is for anyone, new or established as a birder. 

When you register a zoom meeting link will be emailed to you.

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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