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Seniors Programs

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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Canada Day Eve Party

Sunday June 30, 2019

Time: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre.

Save the Date for the 3rd Annual Canada Day Eve Party

Celebrate Canada Day weekend with us!  The Blue Mountains Public Library is excited to host the 3rd Annual Canada Day Eve Party on Sunday June 30th, 2019 from 4-9pm at the Beaver Valley Community Centre (Rain or Shine) 
Co-hosted by the Town of the Blue Mountains and Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary, this event features fun for the whole family. 

Festivities to include: live music from Graham Playford,  axe-throwing with AXED Throwing Club, BBQ by Black Angus Fine Meats and Game, taco stand from Culinary Designs.  There will also be fun & interactive children’s activities, Face Painting (using natural and organic paints) by Rocky Shores Health and Wellness, treats from Chapman’s Ice Cream, a lemonade stand, a beer tent sponsored by Creemore Springs.  We will also have Georgian Hills Wine and Ardiel Cider available for purchase.  An addition to 2019 is a Learn Something New, Make Something Old in the Hall (which will also act as a cooling station.)  Presented by the Craigleith Heritage Depot. Cool down with some cool crafts just in time for Canada Day!  Learn Something Old – Make Something New!  Rug hooking, lacemaking, quilling, bookmaking, weaving and more! 

Also, don't miss out on the Charity Baseball Game happening at 6pm across the street at the Baseball Diamonds. 
Town Employees vs Volunteer Firefighters.  Ball game, Raffles, Sparky the Dog...all in the name of fun and fundraising for BVO and Frontline Forward.

Free event for the whole community.   This event will be followed by Fireworks at Tomahawk Golf Course.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.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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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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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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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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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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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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