Saturday February 29, 2 pm at the Mary J Benson Branch. “ O’Neill’s Opera House” presented by Phil Carter and Bruce Bowden. Series is popular so first come, first seated.
Tuesday afternoons until February 25, beginning at 4:10 pm fpr one hour at the Mary J Benson Branch
Drop-in sessions for hands-on help operating your devices- phones, tablets & laptops. No registration, no waiting. Expertise supplied by student volunteers from Trinity College School.
Kids Afternoon Movies
During the current job action affecting school closures the Library will be showing afternoon family movies at 1 pm at the Mary J Benson Branch.
For families off school the movie will run February 21
Don't forget we have a Lego wall and PS4 system available at The Hub Branch in Canton.
Creative Writing Workshop (Ages 12+)
Sunday February 23, 1:30 PM, Mary J. Benson Branch. Limited space, please preregister!
Do you love the Harry Potter books? Do you want to learn more about the magical literary tools J.K. Rowling used to make her epic story work?
In this workshop you will be introduced to a few literary conventions she used in her work and will write a 1 page story of our own based on the wizarding world of Harry Potter with you as a muggle attending Hogwarts! This workshop is a great beginner's into to using literary conventions in writing and a helpful study tool for students already studying high school English who would like to learn more about creative writing.
I Read Canadian Day, February 19
A new nationwide initiative that celebrated the richness, diversity and breadth of Canadian literature. Borrow something from the Library and join the fun by reading something Canadian for 15 minutes.
Port Hope Repair Cafe
Saturday February 22, 10 am to 4 pm, St. John's Church Hall
Bring something needing some care to the first ever Port Hope Repair Cafe. Volunteer experts will show you how to fix a toaster, darn a sock, glue a chair and much more saving you from throwing out or spending replacement money. At the Library booth learn how easy getting free online magazines or audio and eBooks can be with just your library card.