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.

Seniors Exercise

Monday December 7, 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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Museum From Home

Monday December 7, 2020

Time: 12:30pm - 12:45pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot FaceBook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Start your week with highlights and the history of items in the Craigleith Heritage Depot’s collection with #MuseumFromHome every Monday on Twitter and Facebook!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Cluesday Tuesdays

Tuesday December 8, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with photos from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archives collection to decipher, discover and delight on Cluesday Tuesday!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://twitter.com/CraigleithDepot

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Toastmasters

Tuesday December 8, 2020 - Tuesday December 29, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Zoom.

Toastmasters is a communication and leadership organization. Join us for a virtual meeting Tuesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 pm on Zoom. Can you put your best face forward online? We are learning a new set of skills that are important now and in the future. If you wish to join Toastmasters, please visit their website or email them for more information. Interested in joining? Email president@tbmtoastmasters.org for more information.

Email: president@tbmtoastmasters.org Website: http://www.tbmtoastmasters.org/

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Digital Book Club

Thursday December 10, 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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Favourite Fossils

Friday December 11, 2020

Time: 5:00pm - 5:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Explore the ancient past through photos of our staff’s favourite fossils in the museum collection. Share your own photos of your favourite fossils with us!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://twitter.com/CraigleithDepot

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Trivia Game Night

Friday December 11, 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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Outdoor Festival of Lights

Saturday December 12, 2020 - Monday December 28, 2020

Time: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Celebrate the holiday season by taking a tour of the mapped homes with the best Holiday front lawn decorations. Light up the night when you decorate your home with festive celebration! Homes that register will be put on a map for folks to use as their tour guide of some of the most festive homes in the area.

Deadline to register to have your star on the Outdoor Festival of Lights tour map is Wednesday, December 9th.

If you live in Clarksburg, please register here.

The tour map will be available here online after registration closes.

Join the festivities while practicing physical distancing when you go on our a tour of local festive homes. You and yours will have lots of old-fashioned holiday fun as you explore the map of decorated homes, and then vote online for your favourite three homes! The winning 3 homes will receive gifts from local small businesses.

Voting for your 3 favourite homes ends Monday, December 28th. 

The categories are:

  • Simply Charming
  • Outrageous Holiday Spirit
  • Favourite Holiday Characters

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

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Museum From Home

Monday December 14, 2020

Time: 12:30pm - 12:45pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot FaceBook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Start your week with highlights and the history of items in the Craigleith Heritage Depot’s collection with #MuseumFromHome every Monday on Twitter and Facebook!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://twitter.com/CraigleithDepot

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Cluesday Tuesdays

Tuesday December 15, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with photos from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archives collection to decipher, discover and delight on Cluesday Tuesday!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Favourite Fossils

Friday December 18, 2020

Time: 5:00pm - 5:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Explore the ancient past through photos of our staff’s favourite fossils in the museum collection. Share your own photos of your favourite fossils with us!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Museum From Home

Monday December 21, 2020

Time: 12:30pm - 12:45pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot FaceBook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Start your week with highlights and the history of items in the Craigleith Heritage Depot’s collection with #MuseumFromHome every Monday on Twitter and Facebook!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Winter Solstice Ceremony and Indigenous History and Culture on-line exhibit launch

Monday December 21, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL Youtube.

Dec 21st- Winter Solstice event 7pm, on-line CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube, one hour programme

Join us as we launch our latest on-line exhibit with a Winter Solstice event.  Check out the Virtual Museum page where you will see the Indigenous History and Culture on-line exhibit. The resources online include books, documents and artifacts that share our local resources as well as those from across Canada.  The exhibit will continue to grow as we add to the collection.  

At 7:00 Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will open with a blessing of the season, the medicine wheel, and sacred medicines. We will talk about the importance of what this time brings to us, how we can connect to the earth around us, and in what ways we can open up to the lessons of bear medicine teachings throughout the upcoming seasons of rest, repair, renewal, and creation through a variety of self-awareness activities followed by a Guided Winter Solstice Meditation.

Each day following join us at 7pm for a 5 minute action you can do following the 7 Grandfather teachings.  This will to get you set for the Big Spirit Moon ceremony on December 29 at 7 pm.    

 

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Cluesday Tuesdays

Tuesday December 22, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with photos from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archives collection to decipher, discover and delight on Cluesday Tuesday!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Yuletide Community Concert

Tuesday December 22, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: Zoom.

Do you have a special holiday talent that you like to share with others?

The holidays just aren't complete without a holiday concert, listening to an orchestra, or a joyful holiday show. Register now for the Yuletide Community Concert where you will hear from and share folks with special holiday talent. Each person who registers will have a chance to share with the community a holiday talent.

We may not be able to sing all together, or watch a holiday play, but we can do it from the safety of our own homes. Celebrate this Yuletide holiday season by joining our Community Concert on Tuesday, December 22nd at 7:00pm. 

Some ideas for you to share with others:

  • Play an instrument
  • Sing a song
  • Act out a short scene of a festive play
  • Recite a holiday poem or short story
  • Share a holiday painting or art piece

Registration is required for this event to attend via Zoom. Your Zoom meeting link will be sent to you after registration closes before the event.

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

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7- Days of Connection - A journey to create! Creating Awareness

Tuesday December 22, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL Youtube.

 December 22, 7- Days of Connection - A journey to create!  Creating Awareness Wrapped in the teaching of Humility from the 7 Grandfather Teachings, Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will spend 5 minutes a day with you on this focused activity.  You you can follow along and create at home, channelling your energy toward our our special Spirit Moon Gathering on December 29! On-line on the CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube channel, 7 pm

 

 

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Blue Mountains Creator Space Equipment (Video)

Wednesday December 23, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Have your taken courses though The Blue Mountain Creator Space? Did you know that once you have passed their class you can rent out equipment from the library? In this video, Ashley will walk you through what we have available with your library card!

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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7- Days of Connection - A journey to create! Looking at Change

Wednesday December 23, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL Youtube.

 7- Days of Connection - A journey to create!  Looking at Change Wrapped in the teaching of Honesty from the 7 Grandfather Teachings, Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will spend 5 minutes a day with you on this focused activity.  You you can follow along and create at home, channelling your energy toward our our special Spirit Moon Gathering on December 29! On-line on the CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube channel, 7 pm

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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7- Days of Connection - A journey to create! Who Am I

Thursday December 24, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL Youtube.

 7- Days of Connection - A journey to create!  Who Am I?  Wrapped in the teaching of Truth from the 7 Grandfather Teachings, Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will spend 5 minutes a day with you on this focused activity.  You you can follow along and create at home, channelling your energy toward our our special Spirit Moon Gathering on December 29! On-line on the CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube channel, 7 pm

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Favourite Fossils

Friday December 25, 2020

Time: 5:00pm - 5:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Explore the ancient past through photos of our staff’s favourite fossils in the museum collection. Share your own photos of your favourite fossils with us!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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7- Days of Connection - A journey to create! What If I....

Friday December 25, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL YouTube.

7- Days of Connection - A journey to create! What If I....  Wrapped in the teaching of Courage from the 7 Grandfather Teachings, Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will spend 5 minutes a day with you on this focused activity.  You you can follow along and create at home, channelling your energy toward our our special Spirit Moon Gathering on December 29! On-line on the CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube channel, 7 pm

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca

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7- Days of Connection - A journey to create!

Saturday December 26, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL Youtube.

 7- Days of Connection - A journey to create!  I Can Do This Wrapped in the teaching of Wisdom from the 7 Grandfather Teachings, Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will spend 5 minutes a day with you on this focused activity.  You you can follow along and create at home, channelling your energy toward our our special Spirit Moon Gathering on December 29! On-line on the CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube channel, 7 pm

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: awilson@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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7- Days of Connection - A journey to create! Seeding the New

Sunday December 27, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL Youtube.

 7- Days of Connection - A journey to create!  Seeding the New Wrapped in the teaching of Love from the 7 Grandfather Teachings, Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will spend 5 minutes a day with you on this focused activity.  You you can follow along and create at home, channelling your energy toward our our special Spirit Moon Gathering on December 29! On-line on the CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube channel, 7 pm

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: awilson@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Museum From Home

Monday December 28, 2020

Time: 12:30pm - 12:45pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot FaceBook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Start your week with highlights and the history of items in the Craigleith Heritage Depot’s collection with #MuseumFromHome every Monday on Twitter and Facebook!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://twitter.com/CraigleithDepot

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7- Days of Connection - A journey to create! Dreamweaving!

Monday December 28, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL Youtube.

7- Days of Connection - A journey to create!  Dreamweaving! Wrapped in the teaching of Respect from the 7 Grandfather Teachings, Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach, will spend 5 minutes a day with you on this focused activity.  You you can follow along and create at home, channelling your energy toward our our special Spirit Moon Gathering on December 29! On-line on the CHD facebook and BMPL YouTube channel, 7 pm

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 5195993681
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/

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Cluesday Tuesdays

Tuesday December 29, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook & Twitter Pages (@CraigleithDepot).

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with photos from the Craigleith Heritage Depot archives collection to decipher, discover and delight on Cluesday Tuesday!

Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Big Spirit Moon Gathering

Tuesday December 29, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page and BMPL YouTube.

Dec. 29th - Spirit Moon Gathering- Our week of teachings and experiences have brought us right here to this moment! A variety of sound therapies, active learning experiences, and teachings will be followed by a Soul Journey Meditation making this a powerful evening. It will ground the energy we have created and deeply root our intentions of the future! Start the next cycle with intention and move forward into the new year with renewed purpose. Heather McIntyre, Indigenous Life and Wellness Coach will be leading this one hour programme which will bring us to the new year with renewal.  

Online CHD Facebook, BMPL YouTube, 7 pm

Contact: Andrea Wilson
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext 6
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Top 10 Tech Tips of 2020 (Video)

Wednesday December 30, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will go over her Top 10 Tech Tips of 2020!

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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Seniors Exercise

Monday January 4, 2021 - Monday December 27, 2021

Time: 10:00am - 10:30am

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

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.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Biblioboard CHD Exhibits

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to look at the CHD (Craigleith Heritage Depot) Exhibits on Biblioboard. 

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

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Clouds: What are they? How do they work?

Wednesday January 13, 2021

Time: 12:45am - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Heard the term cloud storage or icloud or drive and not sure what it means? In this video, Ashley will explain what clouds are and how they work. 

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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Wired Wednesdays Live: What’s included with your Google account?

Wednesday January 20, 2021

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video,  Ashley will talk about what is included in your Google Account. If you have a Gmail account you have a Google account that you can be using for many things anywhere you have access to a device and the internet. 

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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Wired Wednesdays Live: Virtual Branch: Newspapers and Magazines

Wednesday January 27, 2021

Time: 12:45am - 1:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

In this video, Ashley will walk you through the newspaper databases and how to get Magazines though the 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: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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