Seniors Programs

YouTubeWatch our online programs on YouTube: Watch Craigleith Heritage Depot programs on YouTube: Museum Mondays, Museum Show & Tell, and Poetry Readings with Andrea.

Digital Book Club

Thursday October 1, 2020 - Thursday December 31, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: 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.

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

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Trivia Game Night

Friday October 2, 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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Seniors Exercise

Monday October 5, 2020 - Monday December 28, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 10:30am

Location: Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Join Sharon on Facebook for an online Seniors Exercise video!

Follow along at home for some easy stretches and aerobics to keep your body moving. New video posted every Monday at 10am.

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

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

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Celebrating Diversity: First Nations Public Library Week

Monday October 5, 2020 - Friday October 9, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 10:00am

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

This year is the 20th anniversiary of First Nations Public Library Week. Celebrate with a week of online learning and daily programming that highlights and celebrates Indigenous excellence and information sharing. Register here 

We'll be sharing activities and other great ways to celebrate First Nations Public Library Week on our social media channels with #FNPLW. Join us in celebrating diversity in Canadian Libraries.

 

 

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Homework Help Resources (Video)

Wednesday October 7, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Now that the kids are back in school, Ashley will be walking you through the homework help resources on our Virtual Branch.

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Finding New Books in our Catalogue (Video)

Wednesday October 14, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Looking for new books in our catalogue? In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to find our new books and place holds in our catalogue. 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

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

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One Card, One Million Possibilities: Ontario Public Library Week

Sunday October 18, 2020 - Saturday October 24, 2020

Time: 9:00am - 9:00am

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Celebrate The Blue Mountains Public Library and all Ontario public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week, October 18th to 24th. All week long there will be activities that connect us with our library, and the value they add to the community. One Card, One Million Possibilities.

Each day during Ontario Public Library Week, we'll give you a behind the scenes look into the life in and at the library on our Instagram page. Engage with us and others to help celebrate your public library and those across Ontario.

Also, we'll be running a special New Library Membership campaign, with more exciting details to come.

 

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Customizing the Background of your Device (Video)

Wednesday October 21, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Did you know that you can move your apps around, change your background etc? In this video, Ashley will be walking you through how to customize the background of your device. 

 

Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

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

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Author Talk with Terry Fallis

Thursday October 22, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Zoom.

In celebration of Ontario Public Library Week, join award-winner and bestselling author Terry Fallis for an engaging Author Talk on Thursday, October 22nd at 7pm on Zoom. Terry will be presenting on his seventh and most recent novel Albatross. Register now to guarantee your spot to hear from Terry Fallis. Registrants will receive a link to the online Author Talk with Terry Fallis.

You can read all of Terry Fallis's works and Albatross here

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

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Break The Fake: How to Tell What's True Online? Workshop

Monday October 26, 2020 - Friday October 30, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom.

The Break the Fake: How to Tell What's True Online workshop will teach audiences four quick, easy steps they can take to spot misinformation and find out if something online is true or not. Designed for audiences aged 11 and up. Register online to receive a link to the workshop.

Not able to attend the workshop? Visit our Facebook page where we'll share a Self-Directed tutorial version after the workshop!

 

Media Literacy Week is an annual national campaign to help spread the word about the importance of media literacy and good digital citizenship. Celebrate Media Literacy Week, October 26th to 30th, with Break the Fake activities connecting us from coast to coast to coast.

Engage with us and others to help spread the word online of the importance of media literacy by using #MediaLitWk and #BreaktheFake.

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Media Literacy Week Keeping your Children Safe Online (Video)

Wednesday October 28, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Media Literacy Week is upon us and all this week we will be posting tips and tricks to help to debunk misinformation and disinformation. In this video, Ashley will be talking about how you can keep your children safe online. 

 Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube.

Don't forget, Ashley will be online for Facebook Live at 1pm to answer your tech help questions. 

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

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