What’s Happening in May

The Library has activities and fundraisers coming up this month – including a Stop Motion Animation workshop for kids!

Garage Sale Fundraiser (Sat, May 7):

The Friends of the Library will be a part of the big Merrickville Garage Sale. Drop by their location at 217 Colborne St. E (not at the library!) for some great bargains.

Stop Motion Animation Workshop (Sat, May 14, 1:00 pm):

Youth Group will be experimenting with stop motion animation! Join us to make some stop motion videos and learn how to make your own. This is a free workshop, but space is limited – registration required.

Off the Shelf! (Mon, May 16, 7:00 pm):

This month’s Off the Shelf theme is the Darling Buds of May. Join us as readers share some spring-inspired and comic selections to celebrate the season. Off the Shelf welcomes new adult listeners for an evening of short readings and light refreshments. Don’t miss it!

Movie Club (Thurs, May 19, 2:00 pm):

The library’s afternoon movies for adults continue. This month’s movie is: “The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill”. Bring a friend and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of big screen entertainment. New movie-enthusiasts are welcome.

Plant Sale Fundraiser (Sat, May 28, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon):

The Friends’ Bring & Buy Plant Sale is back beside the Royal Bank. Come by for a wide assortment of great plants at great prices!
This is a Bring & Buy event – the Friends gratefully accept donations of plants for the sale. If you have plants you would like to donate, pick-up can be arranged. Thank you to everyone who has donated plants in the past. For more information, call the library (613-269-3326). For Kids:

Afterschool Drama Club (Wednesdays, afterschool – around 4:00):

Our drama club for kids (age 10 and up) continues. Join us afterschool and get creative with some acting exercises and improv.

StoryTime (Fridays, 10ish) & LEGO Club (Saturdays, 10-12):

Our weekly children’s programs continue in May.

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