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Senior's Exercise - Wednesdays

Wednesday June 26, 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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From the Heart Library Knitting Group

Thursday June 27, 2019 - Thursday August 29, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Bring your unfinished projects or your knittting problems. Learn to knit. Come out for coffee, tea and laughter. There is no charge for this program.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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After School Kids Club - Thursdays

Thursday June 27, 2019

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

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

Ages 8 and up.  

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

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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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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Jazz at the Library: Lewis and Young - Just Friends

Friday June 28, 2019

Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore Memorial Library.

We are not sure that summer is coming before the end of the month, but Mike Lewis and Dave Young are. These two prominent jazz musicians are not only JUST FRIENDS, but musically go back a long time together and will perform the classic jazz standards you want to hear.  Mike on piano, Dave on acoustic bass, Andy Harasymczuk on guitar and Allan Langford on drums will start at 7:30 pm to get your toes tapping.

 This is the wind-up of our Spring 2019 Concert Series, so don’t miss this event. Tickets at $25 are available at Pharmasave in Thornbury and Gabriele Photography in Collingwood.

Contact:
Phone:
Email: https://thornburyjazz.com/

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Closed for Canada Day

Monday July 1, 2019

The L.E. Shore Memorial Library is closed on Monday, July 1 for Canada Day.

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Games For Tots in the Courtyard

Tuesday July 2, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Meet us in the Courtyard at 11:00 am for some movement games. We will bring out our hula hoops, 
beach balls and our parachute for a fun morning of play.

Drop in. Free event. Ages 2 and up.

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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Tech Help by Appointment - Dates and Times Vary

Wednesday July 3, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Need some help with your tech? Book a 30-60 minute apointment with Ashley or Elisa. All free with your library card.

Get help with email, Facebook, Twitter, Windows 10 and more. We also help troubleshoot mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. Want to get started with library eBooks, eMagazines, Hoopla, Ancestry.com or other library resources? Just ask.

Complete the online Tech Help Request form and we'll get back to you next business day.

Contact: Ashley and Elisa
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 2
Email: librarytech@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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Opening: 4th Summer Invitational 2019

Saturday July 6, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Our 'official' opening of the Fourth Annual Summer Invitational!  Featuring the work of Sharon Barfoot, Delia Eastwood, David Fisher, Steve Irvine, Carol Norris and Barbara Pearn.  

Artwork is on display in The Gallery from June 29th till August 28th, during library hours.  

Contact: Wanda
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 2
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.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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Senior's Exercise - Mondays

Monday July 8, 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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Sidewalk Astronomy with The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Tuesday July 9, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

The RASC will be at the L.E. Shore library Tuesday, July 9th from 1-3pm for some 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 Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Story Time with Sophie

Friday July 12, 2019

Time: 10:00am - 10:45am

Location: L.E.Shore Library.

Join us in the Story Tower Friday July 12th at 10 am for a very special Story Time. Sophie the Therapy Dog will join us for some stories,crafts and lots of FUN!

Free event

Drop in

Ages 0 and up

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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DIY All Natural Body Scrubs

Friday July 19, 2019

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Friday July 19th from 1:30-2:30 pm The L.E.Shore library will be offering a DIY All Natural Sugar Scrub workshop.

Ages 10 and up

Free event

Pre registration required

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

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Board Games and Nachos

Saturday July 20, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Saturday July 20th, from 1-3 pm join us at the library for some board games and a yummy snack. We will be making nachos!

We will supply the board games and the nachos.

See you in The Gallery for this FUN afternoon.

Free event,

Ages 8 and up

Pre registration required

 

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

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Stained Glass Kite Making

Tuesday July 23, 2019

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

We will be making some super COOL stained glass kites! Join us at the library for this super fun craft.

Free event. Ages 8 and up. Please register.

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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Bilingual French Story Time

Tuesday August 13, 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 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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Virtual Reality Drop in program

Thursday August 15, 2019

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: VR Headset Drop in .

Explore new worlds, play some fun games or go for a roller coaster ride!  You can also check out The Craigleith Heritage Depot's new Virtual Reality films! Dive the Mary Ward shipwreck or walk the edge of the Niagara Escarpment. Try all these and more with our Occulus Go Virtual Reality headsets available at the library.

Free Event

Ages 10 and up

** Children under the age of 13 must have waiver signed by a parent/guardian**

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

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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. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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Opening: Retreats: Exploring the Exterior and Interior Landscape

Saturday September 7, 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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Blue Mountains Seniors Information and Active Living Fair

Wednesday September 11, 2019

Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Save the Date for the 3rd Annual Blue Mountains Seniors Information and Active Living Fair

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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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. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.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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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. 

 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.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 in 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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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. 

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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