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Seniors Exercise

Monday May 10, 2021 - Monday December 27, 2021

Time: 10:00am - 10:30am

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

Sitting or standing, no matter your ability. Improve your fitness and balance when you join Sharon on Facebook for an online Seniors Exercise video!

Help keep your body moving with some easy stretches and aerobics when you follow along at home. New videos are posted every Monday at 10am.

Not on Facebook? Watch Sharon's videos on YouTube.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCGUA71SvfU&list=PLgml3XVkmG1S3Nfvev0wXaSbfsFbOWdxe

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Libby Updates (Video)

Wednesday May 12, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Libby has done some updates! In this video, Ashley will walk you through the new aspects of Libby and also walk through how to use the app itself.

Don't forget! Ashley will be online at 1pm to answer your tech help questions!

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday May 12, 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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Digital Book Club

Thursday May 13, 2021 - Thursday December 30, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Do you enjoy letting other people know all about the great book you're reading? Join us every Thursday at 1:00pm for a Digital Book Club discussion on our Facebook page. Come to Digital Book Club where we talk all things books! Bring whatever book you're reading now. You do not need to bring a new book each week.

Each week's discussion will focus on a different topic, with book club members having their discussion in the comments of the video. So, be sure to bring your book when you join Digital Book Club.

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

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Teen Group

Thursday May 13, 2021

Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom.

Join the Teen Group and have your say on Teen programs and services, become involved in your community, and meet new friends!

Being a part of the Teen Group gives you the chance to suggest ways that the Library can better serve our teen community, offer ideas for exciting teen programs, and provide feedback about the library's teen collection, including books, graphic novels, movies, and magazines. Being a part of the BMPL Teen Group is a great way to acquire your High School community service hours while having fun!

The Teen Group will meet the second Thursday of each month, virtually via Zoom. AGES 13-17

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

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Virtual Story Time

Friday May 14, 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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Trivia Game Night

Friday May 14, 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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Author Talk with Sheila Balls

Tuesday May 18, 2021

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom.

"All Right So Far" tells the true story of an ordinary couple at a not so ordinary time in their life, as they cope day to day with uncertainty and loss. Sheila Balls ultimately offers a sense of hope and humour in her vulnerably, raw and honest story of an intense relationship on a journey of pain, hope, and beautiful moments of kindness and wisdom. Sheila Balls will share insights and inspiration for her most recent novel "All Right So Far" on Tuesday, April 6th at 7:00pm. Registrants will receive a link to the online Author Talk with Sheila Balls after registration closes. 

Read Sheila's work here

Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Private Browsing (Video)

Wednesday May 19, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will talk about what private browsing is and how to do it with your web browser. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

 

 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Closed for Victoria Day

Monday May 24, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Victoria Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Nutrition & Lifestyle Strategies for Burnout: Health & Wellness Series

Tuesday May 25, 2021

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom.

Learn from Alexa Jackson, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and Health Coach, all about the ways you can prevent burnout through nutrition and lifestyle strategies. Alexa helps busy people find better health, balance and confidence in their lives. Life is a journey that we should be enjoying! Effective nutrition and lifestyle strategies can keep your energy high and help you handle life's ups and downs. Learn tips and tricks to keep burnout away or to heal from it with Alexa on Tuesday, May 25th at 7:00pm on Zoom. Register now to learn how you can use nutrition strategies.

The Blue Mountains Public Library's Health & Wellness Series focuses on bringing you relevant guest speakers to discuss and share health topics to help you stay engaged in your lifelong health and wellness. Each month will feature a guest speaker and health topic build up your health and wellness.

Please note that guest speakers will be unable to advise on specific treatment plans or provide medical advice. If you have questions about your treatment plan or require medical advice, please visit your health care practitioner.

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Little PIM

Wednesday May 26, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Would you like your child to learn a second language? In this video, Ashley will walk you through Little PIM and how it can be an asset for your little one to learn a new language. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be online at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Tween Advisory Group

Thursday May 27, 2021 - Thursday December 23, 2021

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom.

Join the Tween Advisory Group (TWAG) and have your say on The Blue Mountains Public Library's programs and services to Tweens. Experience an interactive meeting where you'll have opportunities to share your thoughts and opinions, test new library programs, explore new maker and tech equipment, and develop skills. Make, Explore, and Lead with TWAG during an interactive tween-led group meeting. TWAG will be meeting monthly on the 4th Thursday at 7pm.

Register now for TWAG, as we'll meet on Zoom throughout the pandemic. For Grades 6-8.

Contact: Mary
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: BMPL Event Calendar/Registering for Events

Wednesday June 2, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube .

In this video, Ashley will show you how to access the Events Calendar and register for upcoming events. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1pm to answer your tech help questions.

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Wired Wednesdays: Zoom Family Movie Nights

Wednesday June 9, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube .

Do you want the feeling of going to the movies with your family who you can't visit right now? In this video, Ashley will show you how to have a family movie night with your loved ones near and far using Zoom. For this you just need an internet connection, a streaming service and Zoom. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be on Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Teen Group

Thursday June 10, 2021

Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom.

Join the Teen Group and have your say on Teen programs and services, become involved in your community, and meet new friends!

Being a part of the Teen Group gives you the chance to suggest ways that the Library can better serve our teen community, offer ideas for exciting teen programs, and provide feedback about the library's teen collection, including books, graphic novels, movies, and magazines. Being a part of the BMPL Teen Group is a great way to acquire your High School community service hours while having fun!

The Teen Group will meet the second Thursday of each month, virtually via Zoom. AGES 13-17

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

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Wired Wednesdays: Novelist Plus K-8

Wednesday June 16, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube .

In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to use Novelist K-8. This database available through our virtual branch. Find books children and teens enjoy. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles.

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Wired Wednesdays: Creating a Strong Password (Passphrase)

Wednesday June 23, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:45pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube .

In this video, Ashley will help you to create a strong password (passphrase) and tell you the dos and don'ts of passwords. 

Don't forget! Ashley will be on Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Wired Wednesdays: Smartphone Photography

Wednesday June 30, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube .

Want to take quality photos with your phone but don't know where to start or how to edit? In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to take photos with your smartphone and the options within your device to edit them. 

Don't forget! Ashley will live on Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions.

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

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Closed for Canada Day

Thursday July 1, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Canada Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Closed for Civic Holiday

Monday August 2, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Civic Holiday.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Closed for Labour Day

Monday September 6, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Labour Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Closed for Thanksgiving

Monday October 11, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Thanksgiving.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Closed for Remembrance Day

Thursday November 11, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Remembrance Day. Lest We Forget.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Early Closure for Christmas Eve

Friday December 24, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will close early at 2pm for Christmas Eve.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Closed for Christmas Day

Saturday December 25, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Christmas Day. Merry Christmas!

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

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Closed for Boxing Day

Sunday December 26, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will be closed for Boxing Day.

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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Early Closure for New Years Eve

Friday December 31, 2021

Location: L.E. Shore Library & Craigleith Heritage Depot.

The Blue Mountains Public Library will close early at 5pm for New Years Eve. Happy New Year!

Our Virtual Branch is always open!

Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/virtual-branch.cfm

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