What’s Happening in October

The Library has some great activities lined up for October!

Open House (Sat, Oct. 22, 10:30am – 3:30pm):

The Library Board will be celebrating Ontario Public Library Week with an Open House! The Board would love to take this opportunity to get your input – in addition to showing off the library and collections. Drop by on Oct. 22 to share your thoughts, check out what’s new, or just sample the refreshments. We look forward to seeing you.

Friday Movies at the Library (Fridays at 2:00 pm):

Our afternoon movies for adults continue on Fridays – Oct. 7, 14, & 21.  Check here for movie titles (or contact the Library).

Off the Shelf! (Mon, Oct. 17, 7:00 pm):

Off the Shelf will be continuing with readings on the theme of Travel this month.
Join us for literary gems and light refreshments – it’s all about the journey!

Brenda Carter Art Workshop for Kids (Sat, Oct. 22, 1:00 pm):

Gloria’s new art workshop series will continue this month, as we take Kandinsky’s bold use of colour and create our own Autumn Landscapes using a palette knife on canvas. Contact the Library for date and time. This free workshop is for older kids and teens. Registration is required

PA Day Family Movie (Fri, Oct 28, 2:00 pm):

Oct. 28 is a PA Day, so kids are welcome to join us for The LEGO Movie.

Halloween Activities! (Sat, Oct 29):

The library loves to put the “BOO” into Books!  Join us for:

Halloween StoryTime (9:30 am at the Merrickville Day Nursery School Book Sale)

Join us for some fun Halloween stories, songs, rhythm instruments & lots of audience participation.

New this year!  Halloween Costume Photos (10:30 am – 1:00 pm)

Wear your costume and have your picture taken in front of our green screen – then we add a matching theme background. Contact the library for more info.

After-School Youth Group (Wednesdays, 4:00):

The library is the to be Wednesdays after school! Kids are welcome to join us for Drama Club and other activities, use the computers, hang with friends – and even do homework.

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

These activities for kids continue in Oct. New kids are always welcome!

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