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Senior's Exercise - Mondays

Monday August 26, 2019 - Monday September 9, 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 Mondays at 10:30 am. Cost is $2.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Digital Memory Lab

Monday August 26, 2019 - Monday December 16, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library Board Room.

The Digital Memory Lab is a do-it-yourself space for digitizing various audio/visual media formats: scan documents, slides, and negatives, and convert VHS to digital. Book time with or out without staff help by calling, emailing or using the Book Tech Help form. Reservation required.

Contact: Elisa
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 143
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Senior's Exercise - Wednesdays

Wednesday August 28, 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.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Dance It Out with Louise Stewart Potts

Thursday August 29, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

We will be celebrating the end of summer Thursday August 29th, from 2-3 pm with a super fun hour of dance, movement,stretching, laughs and play. Louise Stewart Potts will lead you in energizing movement routines and provides something for every age group, especially FUN.

Remember to bring some water and your comfy shoes!

All ages welcome. Free event. Drop in.

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

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Story Time at Little River Park Beach

Friday August 30, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: Little River Beach Park .

Come on down to Little River Beach Friday August 30th at 11:00 am and help us celebrate the end of summer.
Therapy dogs Sophie and Molly will be joining us for stories, songs and games.
See you there!

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Library Closed for Labour Day

Monday September 2, 2019

L.E. Shore Library will be closed Monday September 2nd for Labour Day

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Wired Wednesdays: Libby Demo

Wednesday September 4, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you switched over to Libby by Overdrive yet? The Libby app is the new and improved way to check out ebooks and audiobooks on your smartphone or tablet. Come on in from 1-3pm and Ashley will be showing how to use the features of this app and answer any questions you may have. 

Bring your smartphone or tablet and your library card. 

Registration Required.

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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Story Time

Friday September 6, 2019 - Friday December 27, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - Story Tower.

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 Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Double Vision: Lisa Hannaford & Jim Stacey

Saturday September 7, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Two artists with radically different approaches, from the impressionist painting style of Lisa Hannaford to a series of two and three-dimensional abstract pieces in paper by Jim Stacey.

Exhibit on display in The Gallery from August 31st till September 25th, during library hours.

Contact: Wanda
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 2
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca

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REGISTRATION After School Kids Club - Tuesdays

Tuesday September 10, 2019

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

The After School Kids Club runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm at the L.E. Shore Library.

Ages 8 and up.  Games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, etc.  No cost.  There are 12 available spaces.

First Session runs the week of September 16th – December 20th 2019

Registration for Session 1 opens on Tuesday September 10th at 3pm  - online, in person, or by phone.

To register for Tuesdays, sign up below. To register for Thursday, please go to September 12th on our Event Calendar.

Second Session runs January 7th – March Break.  Third Session runs after March Break – end of school year

Dates for registration for Sessions 2 and 3 will be released before the winter holidays.

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

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Seniors Fair

Wednesday September 11, 2019

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Blue Mountains Public Library is proud to be apart of the 3rd Seniors Fair!

If you are a senior or caregiver in the area this is a great way to connect with many available resources including: caregiving, housing options and supports, safety, health and pharmaceutical information, meal related options, and others.

There will be more than 30 exhibitors, healthy snacks, door prizes, and more.  Make sure to visit the Library Booth!

This year you'll get a chance to 'Meet the Mayor' and have your say about what matters most to you as a senior. We'll have tables set up to socialize and to have conversations about seniors' issues in the community. We encourage you to write down your thoughts and concerns!

Fair Sponsored by: Seniors Network Blue Mountains, CARP, Balmoral, Town of the Blue Mountains

About the Seniors Network – Blue Mountains

The Network has applied for a grant with goals of: learning from Seniors about their priorities 
and ways to reach them; engaging seniors in planning workshops and designing a survey; producing a report about our seniors’ priorities to be distributed to seniors, service organizations and municipal decision makers.

The Seniors Network-Blue Mountains is composed of individuals and representatives of the Town of Blue Mountains (Community Services) the Blue Mountains Public Library, Marsh Street Community Centre, Beaver Valley Outreach, Errinrung Long Term Care Home & Retirement Community, and the Grey Bruce Health Unit.

info@seniorsnetworkinblue.org

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Seniors Exercise - Wednesdays

Wednesday September 11, 2019 - Wednesday November 20, 2019

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

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

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays Drop-in Tech Help

Wednesday September 11, 2019 - Wednesday December 18, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Having issues with your tablet, smartphone, or computer? Maybe you aren't sure how to download apps or use Libby? Come in from 1-3pm and ask Ashley your tech help questions. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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REGISTRATION After School Kids Club - Thursdays

Thursday September 12, 2019

Time: 3:00pm - 12:00am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

The After School Kids Club runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm at the L.E. Shore Library.

Ages 8 and up.  Games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, etc.  No cost.  There are 12 available spaces.

First Session runs the week of September 16th – December 20th 2019

Registration for Session 1 opens on Tuesday September 10th at 3pm  - online, in person, or by phone.

To register for Tuesdays, sign up below. To register for Thursday, please go to September 12th on our Event Calendar.

Second Session runs January 7th – March Break.  Third Session runs after March Break – end of school year

Dates for registration for Sessions 2 and 3 will be released before the winter holidays.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Therapy Dogs: How they help us feel better.

Thursday September 12, 2019

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The L.E. Shore Library is very excited to announce that we will have two very special guests joining us on Thursday, September 12th at 7:00pm. Therapy dogs Sophie and Molly will be joining us, along with their handlers, Rosemary and Steve, for a special evening of fun and learning. Not only will you be able to interact with these wonderfully friendly animals, but you will also be able to hear about all the wonderful things they have been doing in and around the community. Come join us and hear about why having an animal around you can be so beneficial to your health, and why therapy animals are being brought into hospitals, nursing homes and even schools.

Free program. Ages 5 and up. Pre-registration is required.

Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Seniors Exercise - Mondays

Monday September 16, 2019 - Monday December 16, 2019

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

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

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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After School Kids Club - Tuesdays

Tuesday September 17, 2019 - Tuesday December 10, 2019

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

The Blue Mountains Public Library Afer School Kids Club (ASKC) runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm at L.E. Shore.

Ages 8 and up.  

Games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, etc.
No cost.  There are 12 available spaces. Registration is required. 

To register for Tuesdays, please visit our Event Calendar on Tuesday September 10th, starting at 3pm.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Identifying Fake News

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Do you keep hearing the words "Fake News"? Not sure what is real and what is fake news online? Come to Ashley's session on Fake News and be informed as to what to watch out for when sharing news online. 1-3pm in the Gallery. 

Registration Required. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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After School Kids Club - Thursdays

Thursday September 19, 2019 - Thursday December 19, 2019

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

The Blue Mountains Public Library Afer School Kids Club (ASKC) runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm at L.E. Shore.

Ages 8 and up.  

Games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, etc.
No cost.  There are 12 available spaces. Registration is required. 

Registration opens Tuesday September 10th at 3pm.

To register for Thursdays, please visit our Event Calendar on Thursday September 12th

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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PJ Story Time

Thursday September 19, 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - Story Tower.

 Meet us in the Story Tower Thursday September 19th at 6:30pm for a super cozy Story Time. Remember to wear your comfiest pj's and bring your favourite stuffed animal with you. We will read some sleepy time stories and sing some sleepy time songs.

Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Spinal Health and Posture Correction

Friday September 20, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore - 173 Bruce St. S..

Join instructor, Joanne Pineau, HBSc., C-IAYT  Certified Yoga Therapist, a highly skilled and experienced Yoga Therapist based in Thornbury for this free workshop. 

Learn how to sit, bend and lift pain-free. Learn effective exercises to improve muscle tone and release tension and pain in the neck, shoulders and low back. This is an experiential workshop so dress in comfortable clothing. We will do the exercises sitting in chairs and standing. 

Limit of 25 participants. Register below.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Apple Fun Fair

Tuesday September 24, 2019

Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the Library Tuesday September 24th for everything Apples. We will have apple themed crafts, games and snacks. What better way to celebrate back to school,changing leaves and the beginning of Autumn.

Free Event. Ages 5 and up. Drop in.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Coffee House

Thursday September 26, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

On Thursday September 26th, the L.E. Shore Library will be hosting our first ever Coffee House event from 6-8pm. 
This is a wonderful opportunity for emerging artists to take center stage and experience what it's like to perform for a live audience.

If you are a musician, writer, poet or comedian than this event is for you!
All you have to do is register by clicking on the the Sign-Up button below.
Registration deadline is Tuesday September 24th by 8pm.

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

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Gallery Opening

Saturday September 28, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Contact: Wanda
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 2
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Staying Safe Online

Wednesday October 2, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever recieved an e-mail with a link you are unsure of? Have you ever been to a website that looks a little different than usual? If you answered yes to these questions, come out to Ashley's session on Staying Safe Online. She will go through the tips and tricks you can use to keep yourself safe online. 1-3pm in the boardroom. 

Registration Required

 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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Make Your Own Tea Light

Sunday October 13, 2019

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library .

Join us at the Library Sunday, October 13th at 1:30 pm for a fun DIY workshop. We will be creating beautiful fall theme votive tea light holders.

Free Workshop. Ages 10 and up. Pre Registration required.

 

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

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Wired Wednesdays: Mango Languages

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? You can with your library card for free! Mango Languages offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses. Ashley will do an overview of Mango Languages and answer any questions you may have. 1-3pm.

Registration Required.  

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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Coffee Break Fundraiser

Thursday October 17, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The L.E. Shore Library is proud to announce that we will be participating in the Alzheimer Society of Grey and Bruce County Coffee Break Fundraiser. Coffee Break® is a major nationwide annual fundraiser where friends, co-workers and customers gather in communities across Canada to raise funds for their local Alzheimer Society.

In order to support this endeavor we will be taking donations at the front circulation desk from Monday October 14 – Friday October 18. Then come in on Thursday, October 17 from 1-3 pm and enjoy a fresh, complimentary coffee on us!

All proceeds will be donated to help those suffering from dementia and help support our local community programs.

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

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Giving Thanks Hand Stamp Art

Tuesday October 22, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us at the Library Tuesday, October 22nd, at 11:00 am for a fun art project. We will be using paints and using our hands instead of brushes and we will be making one of a kind hand stamped art.

Ages 2 and up. Free event. Drop in.

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

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Reader's Advisory Workshop

Wednesday October 23, 2019

Time: 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

Ontario Public Library Week at L.E. Shore Library:

Reader's Advisory Workshop with Sheila Balls

Learn about a different kind of Book Club.

Share book and author suggestions.  Find like-minded readers and have friendly discussions about all kinds of books!

Please register for this program.

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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PJ Story Time

Thursday October 24, 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - Story Tower.

Meet us in the Story Tower Thursday, October 24, at 6:30 pm for a super cozy Story Time. Remember to wear your comfiest pj's and bring your favourite stuffed animal with you. We will read some sleepy time stories and sing some sleepy time songs.

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

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Wired Wednesdays: Using the Library Website and your account

Wednesday October 30, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Have questions about the Library Website? Not sure how to log into your account to renew your books and see when your items are due? Come to the library from 1-3pm for Ashley to answer your questions and give you and overview. 

Registration Required.

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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Gallery Opening

Saturday November 2, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Contact: Wanda
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 2
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: Artificial Intelligence: Google Home, Alexa, Siri

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

What is artifical intelligence anyway? It's not all robots taking over the world. Some of the things we use in everyday life use artifical intelligence such as Google Home, Alexa, and Siri. Come to the L.E. Shore Library from 1-3pm to learn about these forms of artifical intelligence with Ashley. Already use these? Bring your questions! 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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Gallery Opening

Saturday November 30, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Contact: Wanda
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 2
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca

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Facebook for Beginners

Wednesday December 11, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Want to use Facebook but aren't sure where to start? Come to the Library for the Facebook for Beginners class. Learn how to set up an account and use Facebook. Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with your loved ones and friends from far away! 

1pm-3pm

Registration Required. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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After School Kids Club - Tuesdays

Tuesday December 17, 2019

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

The Blue Mountains Public Library Afer School Kids Club (ASKC) runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm at L.E. Shore.

Ages 8 and up.  

Games, STEAM activities, arts & crafts, etc.
No cost.  Registration is required. 

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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