Starts September 19 and runs Thursdays 10AM-NOON at The Hub Branch in Canton
Starts September 30 and runs Mondays 1-3 PM at Mary J. Benson Branch
In partnership with Early On Northumberland the Library will be presenting a brand new program for our youngest patrons. Come enjoy some fun open-ended interactive activities while discovering a love of stories. Geared for ages 0-6, however older children are also welcome.
First Friends of the Library Meeting!
Sunday, September 22, 1:30 PM , Mary J. Benson Branch
The PHPL Board invites the community to be part of a new Friends of the Library group. Come out to learn all about how Friends support libraries through advocacy, fundraising & program support. Expression of interest forms are available at the circulation desks at both branches. Contact CEO Margaret Scott @ 905-885-4712 for more info.
Parenting Guru Ann Douglas
Saturday September 28, 11 AM, Mary J Benson Branch
As part of Port Hope’s Culture Days, held in conjunction with Port Hope Parks, Recreation & Culture, the library is hosting author Ann Douglas, author of “Happy Parents Happy Kids”. Join us at the Mary J. Benson Branch for a reading and book signing. Book sales courtesy of Furby House Books!
Learn Rug Hooking!
Sunday, September 29, 1-3 PM, Mary J. Benson Branch
Come out and try rug hooking with the Northumberland Rug Hooking Ladies! All ages welcome. No registration required. Part of Port Hope Culture Days, September 27-29.
Museum secrets, mummy mania… and meanderings in Egypt and Southern Africa
Monday September 23, 2PM, Mary J Benson Branch
Journey down the Nile and into Southern Africa with Port Hope Egyptologist Laura Ranieri and travel adventure/Africa specialist Anna MacKay as they reveal mysteries of antiquity blended with safari wildlife delights.
System Upgrade will cause service disruptions September 24
Due to an upgrade the Library catalogue and the Ontario Libraries Download Centre (audio & eBooks) will experience service disruptions throughout the morning of Tuesday September 24. Patrons are asked to limit their borrowing to five (5) items during the upgrade timeframe as staff circulate materials manually.
We thank you for your understanding and patience.
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