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Programs for Families

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

Cluesday Tuesdays

Tuesday August 11, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

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

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

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

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International Youth Day Virtual Tie Dye Party

Wednesday August 12, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

International Youth Day is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. It is celebrated annually on August 12th.
Today is a day where we get to reflect and draw attention to issues that our youth are experiencing worldwide. 

Grab a light coloured garment and join Jen as she walks you through different techniques and the various patterns you can use to tie-dye! Join us on our BMPL Facebook page at 2:00 pm for this fun event, and let us celebrate our youth.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday August 12, 2020 - Wednesday August 26, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time!

Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home.

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

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday August 14, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library..

Grab your hats and sunscreen! The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to announce the launch of our Outdoor Story Time on Friday, July 10th at our L.E. Shore Library. Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m., throughout the summer. 

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes!

Please note that as the library remains closed at this time, and there will be no access to washrooms. While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

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

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Summer Reading Club Virtual Meet-up: Monster Athletes

Friday August 14, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity.

Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Just in case you miss registration or Curbside Pickup days, here's a list of the supplies you will need for this activity. Just remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Trivia Game Night

Friday August 14, 2020 - Friday August 28, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: 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.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Family Craft Time

Saturday August 15, 2020 - Saturday August 29, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:15am

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen every Saturday at 11am on Facebook for fun and easy to do activities and crafts at home with the kiddos. Not on Facebook? Watch it on YouTube.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bon Appetite

Sunday August 16, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages.

Join staff member, Alessia, in exploring recipes from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archival collection. Each Sunday at 12pm we explore some old recipes that are both yummy and simple!

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

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Game On Weekly Challenge

Monday August 17, 2020 - Monday August 31, 2020

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Have some fun and see if you can complete our weekly challenge for our Summer Reading Club. Participate by adding the weekly challenge hashtag #bmplgameonsummerchallenges for your chance to win a prize in our  weekly draw! Great prizes to be won each week. Game On!

Participate by tagging your social media post with the hashtag #bmplgameonsummerchallenges, or submit via email.
Facebook @thebluemountainslibrary or Instagram @bmplibrary.  

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Monday Museum Memes

Monday August 17, 2020

Time: 10:00pm - 10:15pm

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

Laugh out loud as staff share historical images through memes from the Craigleith Heritage Depot!

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

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Cluesday Tuesdays

Tuesday August 18, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

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

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

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

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday August 21, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library.

Grab your hats and sunscreen! The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to announce the launch of our Outdoor Story Time on Friday, July 10th at our L.E. Shore Library. Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m., throughout the summer. 

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes!

Please note that as the library remains closed at this time, and there will be no access to washrooms. While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

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

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Summer Reading Club Virtual Meet-up: Magnetic Robots

Friday August 21, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity.

Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Just in case you miss registration or Curbside Pickup days, here's a list of the supplies you will need for this activity. Just remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bike Tracks Workshop

Saturday August 22, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever wanted to learn basic mountain biking or bmx skills, or ride mountain bike trails or pump tracks? You’re never too young or too old to get into biking!

In partnership with RAD Adventures, a Bike Tracks Workshop will be happening at L.E. Shore Library for anyone interested in getting started with Mountain Biking and/or BMX on Saturday, August 22nd from 10:00am – 12:00pm.

A Coach from RAD Adventures will be on location providing guideance to help you learn the basic skills to ride trails and pump tracks. Get comfortable with your bike, learn how to transition on ramps, keep momentum in the corners and so much more! Get in-saddle experience developing your rad skills on RAD TRAX pump track. No pedal bite at this workshop, as you learn how to ride trail and pump track better than before!

Already an experienced biker? This event is for you, too! Ride a fantastic pump track and share your knowledge about trails, quick bike maintenance, and overcoming obstacles with other avid bikers.

Enhanced health and safety protocols will be required by all participants including access to masks and physical distancing. Registrants will be provided with additional information closer to the event.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://radadventures.ca/

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Bon Appetite

Sunday August 23, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

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

Join staff member, Alessia, in exploring recipes from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archival collection. Each Sunday at 12pm we explore some old recipes that are both yummy and simple!

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

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Monday Museum Memes

Monday August 24, 2020

Time: 10:00pm - 10:15pm

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

Laugh out loud as staff share historical images through memes from the Craigleith Heritage Depot!

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

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Cluesday Tuesdays

Tuesday August 25, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

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

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

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

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday August 28, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library..

Grab your hats and sunscreen! The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to announce the launch of our Outdoor Story Time on Friday, July 10th at our L.E. Shore Library. Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m., throughout the summer. 

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes!

Please note that as the library remains closed at this time, and there will be no access to washrooms. While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

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

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Summer Reading Club Virtual Meet-up: Magnet Maze Game

Friday August 28, 2020

Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity.

Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Just in case you miss registration or Curbside Pickup days, here's a list of the supplies you will need for this activity. Just remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bon Appetite

Sunday August 30, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

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

Join staff member, Alessia, in exploring recipes from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archival collection. Each Sunday at 12pm we explore some old recipes that are both yummy and simple!

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

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Museum Memes

Monday August 31, 2020

Time: 10:00pm - 10:15pm

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

Laugh out loud as Museum Staff share historical images through memes from the Craigleith Heritage Depot!

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

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday September 2, 2020 - Wednesday September 23, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time!

Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home.

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

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Outdoor Story Time

Friday September 4, 2020 - Friday September 25, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Bruce St. Lawn at L.E. Shore Library.

Weather permitting, we will be hosting an engaging and fun Story Time session every week on Friday at 11 a.m.

We will have social circles clearly marked on the lawn (Bruce street) and properly sized to accommodate you and your children, while adhering to all provincial and Health Unit guidelines on physical distancing. You will be able to sit and listen to stories, and sing-along to songs and rhymes! While we normally support movement in our Story Times, due to physical distancing and to support everyone’s health & safety, all families and participants must remain within their marked social circle for the program.

Please note that Outdoor Story Time is weather dependant. For rain days, check out our Facebook page for our Virtual Story Time program.

Free program. Ages 0-5 . Drop-in. Spaces limited. 

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

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Trivia Game Night

Friday September 4, 2020 - Friday December 25, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Location: 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.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Our Military Heritage Exhibit Launch

Saturday September 19, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Clarksburg Legion (RCL Beaver Valley 281) - 202 Marsh St., Thornbury, ON.

The Craigleith Heritage Depot, in partnership with the Beaver Valley Legion and Veteran's Affairs Canada, have created an online community exhibit honouring the military heritage of the Blue Mountains.
Share and experience our peacekeeping efforts through artifacts and archival material such as photographs, memoirs, and the stories from family members.

Come out to see, and add your family's story to our ever-growing community exhibit!

Join us at the Clarksburg Legion at 1pm for a short presentation, followed by displays and refreshments.
All ages welcome, free event.

Please note this is a registered event, with limited spaces available.
Register by phone, email, or online - www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

Phone: 519-599-3681 x 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://library.biblioboard.com/anthology/14ecdbc0-9fda-494b-987f-0864d28a3dc3

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