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Celebrating Pride Day - Macrame Bracelets

Thursday June 27, 2019

Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

We will be making Paracord macrame bracelets Thursday June 27th from 5-6pm to celebrate National Pride Day.

Free. Pre-registration required. Ages 10 and up.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Story Time

Friday June 28, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join us every Friday for a great way to start your weekend!  11:00am-11:30am at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library. Ages 0-5 years.  Every week features stories, crafts, games, sensory play and fun.  Drop-in.  Free event

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Summer Reading Club Launch

Friday June 28, 2019

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Friday June 28th is The Blue Mountains Public Library launch of  our Summer Reads Programs.

Registration will be from 3 - 5pm. You can register at the L.E Shore Library or you can meet us down at Pom Pom Treat Hut.

Grab an ice cream, play some games, and remember to register for the TD Summer Reads program. 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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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

Celebrate Canada Day weekend with us!  The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to host the 3rd Annual Canada Day Eve Party on Sunday June 30th, 2019 from 4-9pm at the Beaver Valley Community Centre (Rain or Shine) 
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! 

Also, don't miss out on the Charity Baseball Game happening at 6pm across the street at the Baseball Diamonds. 
Town Employees vs Volunteer Firefighters.  Ball game, Raffles, Sparky the Dog...all in the name of fun and fundraising for BVO and Frontline Forward.

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

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Bilingual French Story Time

Wednesday July 3, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Bonjour mes amis! Join us in the Story Tower for a Bilingual French Story Time. We will read stories, makes some crafts and have lots of FUN!

Drop in. Free event. Ages 0 and up.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Story Time at Little River Park Beach

Friday July 5, 2019 - Friday August 30, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Every Friday from 11:00-11:30 am meet us at the Little River Park Beach next to the Thornbury Pier for Story Time. We will read some fun stories, play games, sing songs and have lots of fun.

Remember to bring your sunscreen and hat!

Ages 0 and up. Free. Drop in.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Reading the Landscape with Robert Burcher

Saturday July 6, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Meet us at The L.E. Shore Library Saturday July 6th at 11:00 am for A Guided Hike with Robert Burcher. Feel free to bring some snacks and water with you for the hike. 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. Nature, history and myth all in one package.

Pre registration required

Ages 8 and up

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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The Farmers Market

Sunday July 7, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Farmers Market - 30 Mill St, Thornbury, N0H 2P0.

Look for The Blue Mountains Public Library POP UP libray at the Thorburys Farmers market.
We will have stories to read, crafts to be made and lots of FUN to be had.
 
Free event
Drop in

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Fusion Mineral Paint Mini Serving Tray Workshop

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Carol Baskerville Owner of Interior Moves in Meaford will be at the L.E.Shore Library Tuesday July 16th, at 5:30 pm for a super fun and interactive serving tray workshop. Carol is passionate about up cycling furniture and giving old pieces of furniture a new lease on life while using environmentally friendly Fusion mineral paint.This is a wonderful opportunity to explore your creative side while having fun!

Mini Serving Board Workshop is $20.00 per person - all supplies are provided

Pre Registration required

Ages 10 and up

 

 

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Slime Workshop with August Banks

Thursday July 18, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

August Banks creator of Cosmic Cat Poo Slime is hosting a series of super fun Slime Workshops!  The first workshop was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us at the library for more this summer!  

This slime is ooey, gooey and one of a kind.

$10 per person all supplies provided

Pre registration requiredhttp://www.cosmiccatpoo.com/events.html

Ages 6 and up

Contact: Jen
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Bed Time Story Time

Thursday July 18, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Join us in the Story Tower Thursday July 18 from 6-6:30 pm for a super comfy, cozy Story Time. We will read some stories, play some games and sing some lullabies.

Free event. Drop in. Ages 2 and up.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Botanical Sun catchers

Thursday July 25, 2019

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

We will be making beautiful Botanical Sun Catchers at The L.E. Shore Library Thursday July 25th, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm.These botanical sun catchers are a great way to add some fun,color and cheer to your home .

Ages 8 and up

Free event

Pre registration required

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Side Walk Astronomy with the RASC

Tuesday July 30, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The RASC will be at the L.E. Shore library Tuesday July 30th from 1-3pm for their second session of Sidewalk Astronomy. This is a drop in program organized by The Royal Astronmical Society (RASC) The idea of this program is to catch people when they are not expecting to get a look through a telescope, and then explain to them what they are seeing. 

Free event. Drop in. Ages 6 and up.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Whats 's Happening in Astronomy - with the RASC

Thursday August 1, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

At 7 pm on Thursday the 1st of August, The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) will be at the L.E.Shore library for an exciting "What's New in Astronomy" presentation. Topics covered will include Exoplanet research, the latest black hole discoveries, and the Parker Solar Probe Mission, which is the first mission to study the sun up close and personal.

The evening will then culminate with a visit to the Carr Observatory (maps provided) for an evening of stargazing, with access to several high power telescopes. Please note that parking at the Observatory is limited and car-pooling is encouraged.

There is no cost for this event, however pre-registration is required.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Sidewalk Astronomy and Constellation Art

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Tuesdau August 6th will be the final session of the RASC Side Walk Astronomy program.

This is a drop in program organized by The Royal Astronmical Society (RASC) The idea of this program is to catch people when they are not expecting to get a look through a telescope, and then explain to them what they are seeing. Children will also have the oppurtunity to creat a pice of Constellation Art.

 

Free event

Drop in

Ages 6 and up

Phone: 519-599-3681
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Three Little Birds Craft

Thursday August 8, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Join us at the L.E. Shore Library Thursday August 8th, at 1:00 pm for our Three Little Birds craft. We will be painting rocks and using reclaimed wood for this super CUTE craft.

Pre registration required. Ages 8 and up. Free event.

 

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Slime Workshop with August Banks

Thursday August 15, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

August Banks creator of Cosmic Cat Poo Slime is hosting a series of super fun Slime Workshops!  The first workshop was a huge success, and we hope you'll join us at the library for more this summer!  

This slime is ooey, gooey and one of a kind.

$10 per person all supplies provided.

Pre-registration required. Ages 6 and up.

Contact: Jen
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.cosmiccatpoo.com/events.html

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