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Seniors Programs

Seniors Exercise - Wednesdays

Wednesday September 18, 2019 - Wednesday November 20, 2019

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

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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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. 

Registration Required. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Library Social & Knitting Group

Thursday September 19, 2019 - Thursday May 7, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

The Library Social Group for Knitting and Crocheting 2019/2020 season.  

Everyone is welcome.  $5.00 to join to cover cost of coffee/tea, milk, sugar and treats.
Meet us in the L.E. Shore Library Board Room.

Email: libraryprograms@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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Seniors Exercise - Mondays

Monday September 23, 2019 - Monday December 16, 2019

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

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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New Territory for Seniors - Advance Care Planning

Monday September 23, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Learn all about ensuring that you get the CARE YOU WANT if you aren't able to make decisions for yourself in a HEALTH CRISIS or at the END OF LIFE. Guest presenters, Karen Shirriff, Education Facilitator & Nancy Good-Kennedy, HPC Nurse Consultant,the N.S.M. Hospice Palliative Care Network. A FREE community event, all are welcome to attend, refreshments provided. Please register by phone (519 599 2577, ext. 6) or by email (seniors@bvo.ca) or drop by the Answers4Seniors office at B.V.O.'s new location, 54 King Street E. (1/2 block from the Blue Mountains Town Hall).

Contact: Beaver Valley Outreach
Phone: 519-599-2577, ext. 6
Email: seniors@bvo.ca Website: https://www.bvo.ca/services.cfm?serviceid=11

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Wired Wednesdays Drop-in Tech Help

Wednesday September 25, 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: librarytech@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. 

Registration Required

 

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@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.

Registration Required.  

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Coffee Break Fundraiser

Thursday October 17, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

The L.E. Shore Library is proud to announce that we will be participating in the Alzheimer Society of Grey and Bruce County Coffee Break Fundraiser. Coffee Break® is a major nationwide annual fundraiser where friends, co-workers and customers gather in communities across Canada to raise funds for their local Alzheimer Society.

In order to support this endeavor we will be taking donations at the front circulation desk from Monday October 14 – Friday October 18. Then come in on Thursday, October 17 from 1-3 pm and enjoy a fresh, complimentary coffee on us!

All proceeds will be donated to help those suffering from dementia and help support our local community programs.

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

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Reader's Advisory Workshop

Wednesday October 23, 2019

Time: 1:15pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

Ontario Public Library Week at L.E. Shore Library:

Reader's Advisory Workshop with Sheila Balls

Learn about a different kind of Book Club.

Share book and author suggestions.  Find like-minded readers and have friendly discussions about all kinds of books!

Please register for this program.

 

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Birds of Ontario Part 2 with David T. Chapman

Friday October 25, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library - 173 Bruce St. S..

Join photographer, David T. Chapman, for a presentation on the Birds of Ontario Part 2

Everyone is welcome to this free event.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Wired Wednesdays: 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. 

Registration Required.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@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: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca

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Facebook for Beginners

Wednesday December 11, 2019

Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: L.E. Shore Library.

Want to use Facebook but aren't sure where to start? Come to the Library for the Facebook for Beginners class. Learn how to set up an account and use Facebook. Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with your loved ones and friends from far away! 

1pm-3pm

Registration Required. 

Contact: Ashley
Email: aprince@thebluemountains.ca

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