BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Club
Join us for virtual meetings during the COVID-19 closure. Email Jenn at email@example.com to “register” to receive the link to our Zoom meeting.
2nd Wednesday of the month, 4-5pm
Join friendly readers to discuss books you’re currently reading or books you’d recommend to other readers. New members welcome!
FREE. Visit the main desk to register.
MPL Writers’ Group
Join us for a special virtual meeting during the COVID-19 closure. Wednesday, April 15th at 2pm.
Email Jenn at firstname.lastname@example.org to “register” to receive the link to our Zoom meeting.
3rd Wednesday of the month.
An enthusiastic informal writer’s circle to improve your writers’ craft, regardless of your level or experience. Open to all genres – this group is open to anyone interested in the writing process.
French Conversation Group
Join us for special virtual meetings during the COVID-19 closure. Email Jenn at email@example.com to “register” and receive Zoom meeting links.
Fridays at 11:00 AM
Free – Drop In!
Practice your French conversation skills & meet new people in a relaxed environment. Newcomers always welcome! For more information, contact Jenn at firstname.lastname@example.org
This program is a partnership with La Clé.
Books ‘n’ Brews: Stay @ Home Edition
Thursday, April 23, 7pm-8pm
We’ve revived one of our most popular programs to help bust boredom during this time of physical distancing!
It’s easy to join, just follow these steps.
1. Access MPL’s e-book & e-audiobook collection from home by downloading the Libby App & signing in with your library card.
2. Download Harry Potter & The Sorcerers Stone, available wait-free throughout the month of April as part of #HarryPotterAtHome
3. Email Jenn at email@example.com to “register” and receive a link to our Zoom meeting.
4. Grab your favourite “brew” and join us for a virtual book club discussion Thurs., Apr. 23 at 7pm!
Looking forward to “seeing” you then!
Volunteer Tax Clinics
May – June 2020
Community members with low incomes and simple returns can use the free services of a professional, volunteer tax preparer via the Library.
Call 705-526-4216 ext. 3305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to determine eligibility and for more information.
Monday Afternoon Movies
Select Mondays, 2pm
Join us for a FREE afternoon movie on the following Monday afternoons:
- Ongoing dates to be announced
*Films are subject to change
Every Tuesday and Wednesday – 1-on-1 Tutorials
Figuring out a new device? Giving social media a try? If you’ve got a question about today’s technology or are looking for a little guidance, then we’re here to help!
Join a small workshop and learn with others. Or, book a 30-minute one-on-one session with a resident ‘techie’. See dates and classes here.
Media Lab Open House
Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Our MakerPlace Coordinator is here to show you what our Media Lab has to offer!
Free, drop-in program for all ages.
Join us for engaging speakers, exciting projects, and the chance to share and develop your own high- and low-tech interests with everyone in the community. If you have a particular technology or project of interest you’d like to present on or hear about, please contact email@example.com. Check our website, call, or email for more details.
Adult Art Program
Thursdays 1-3pm at the Quest Art School & Gallery
We’re celebrating the HeART of the Community with an adult art program. Join a small group of participants from the HERO Centre at Quest Art School & Gallery to learn amazing skills from professional instructors including: glass, 3D printing, printmaking, pottery, textiles & more!
Space is limited, contact Faith for more info or to register.
firstname.lastname@example.org, 705-526-4216 ext. 3305
Genealogy 1-on-1 Lessons
1st Thursday of each month, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm (appointments required)
Sign up for a one hour, 1-on-1 genealogy research lesson with Kim, MPL’s resident genealogy guru. Learn how to find the gems in your own family history!
Registration is required.
First Chapter Indigenous Book Club
MPL’s book club exploring Indigenous authors, works, and topics.
The club is currently full. Contact Faith, email@example.com or 705-526-4216 ext. 3305, to be placed on a waitlist.
Older & Bolder: LGBTQ2S+ Adult Drop-In
Last Tuesday of the month, 2-3:30pm
A social safe space for individuals (55+) from the LGBTQ2S+ community & allies.
Free, drop-in program.
For more information, contact Evan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hosted in partnership with the Gilbert Centre.
Last Thursday of each month, 3:00pm
Join us for a monthly meetup to exchange tips, tricks and ideas to expand your family tree. Contact Kim about the Genealogy Gems, email@example.com or 705-526-4216.