Programs for Families

YouTubeWatch our family programs on YouTube: Kids Clubhouse, Family Craft Time with Jen, Museum Mondays, Story Time and Museum Show & Tell.

Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday April 21, 2021 - Wednesday December 15, 2021

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: BMPL Facebook & YouTube.

Join Jen on Facebook or YouTube for a Virtual Bedtime Story.

Watch from the comfort of your own home every Wednesday at 7:00pm. 

Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story!

Contact: Jen
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Local Fact or Fiction

Thursday April 22, 2021 - Thursday April 29, 2021

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook (@CraigleithDepot) & Blue Mountains Public Library Instagram (@BMPLibrary).

Every Thursday take a crack at trying to guess what’s true and what’s not in the Blue Mountains! Museum staff test your knowledge of fact vs fiction. Learn some new things or check your own knowledge on local history! 

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.instagram.com/bmplibrary/

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Virtual Story Time

Friday April 23, 2021 - Friday December 17, 2021

Time: 11:00am - 11:15am

Location: BMPL Facebook & YouTube.

Join Jen on Facebook or YouTube for a Virtual Story.

Watch from the comfort of your own home every Friday at 11:00am. 

Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story!

Contact: Jen
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Favourite Fossils

Friday April 23, 2021

Time: 5:00pm - 5:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter pages (@CraigleithDepot).

See what creatures we have in the Museum's natural history collection...
Explore the ancient past with the Craigleith Heritage Depot staff, as they share their favourite fossils!
Is there a fossil you want to show off?  See something neat walking along the trails?
Snap a photo and share your own favourite fossils with us on FaceBook & Twitter! #FavouriteFossils

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot

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Trivia Game Night

Friday April 23, 2021 - Friday May 28, 2021

Time: 7:00pm - 12:00am

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Play against each other or play as a group in an interactive online Trivia Game Night! Fill your house with laughter and glee as you answer questions and compete for the top-spot on our scoreboard.

Participate through our Facebook page every Friday night at 7pm when we share the link to the game.

Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Photo Feature

Saturday April 24, 2021 - Saturday May 1, 2021

Time: 12:30pm - 12:45pm

Location: Blue Mountains Public Library Instagram (@BMPLibrary).

Learn about this history of photography in the Blue Mountains and see highlights from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archival museum collections.
Every Saturday on Instagram at 11:30am.

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.instagram.com/bmplibrary/

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Museum From Home

Monday April 26, 2021

Time: 12:30pm - 12:45pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Start your week with highlights and the history of items in the Craigleith Heritage Depot’s Museum collection with #MuseumFromHome every Monday on Twitter and Facebook!

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://twitter.com/CraigleithDepot

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Cluesday Tuesday

Tuesday April 27, 2021

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with photos and items from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archives collection to decipher, discover and delight!

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://twitter.com/CraigleithDepot

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Picture and Words: Haiku Poetry Contest

Friday April 30, 2021

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library.

Today is your last day to submit your Haiku Poem!

The Blue Mountains Public Library is hosting a Picture and Words Poetry Contest for the whole month of April.
Submit your very own Haiku poem to us, with a photo, drawing, or painting that reflects your Haiku poem. Haikus are super fun and creative poems to write. Haiku poems consist of three lines. The first line has five syllables, the second line seven and, the third line is a five again.

There are five age categories:

Ages 4-6 years
Ages 7-10 years
Ages 11-14 years
Ages 15-18 years
Ages 18+

The winning pieces will be posted on our website and featured in a Biblioboard exhibit. Winners will also receive some great prizes.

Contest closes at today! Winners will be announced in the first week of May!

Please send entries via email to libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca. You can also submit using our social media pages:
Facebook @thebluemountainslibrary or Instagram @bmplibrary.
Please send Submissions as photos or documents.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Favourite Fossils

Friday April 30, 2021

Time: 5:00pm - 5:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter pages (@CraigleithDepot).

See what creatures we have in the Museum's natural history collection...
Explore the ancient past with the Craigleith Heritage Depot staff, as they share their favourite fossils!
Is there a fossil you want to show off?  See something neat walking along the trails?
Snap a photo and share your own favourite fossils with us on FaceBook & Twitter! #FavouriteFossils

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://twitter.com/CraigleithDepot

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