Summer is just around the corner, and we can't contain our excitement for the highly anticipated launch of our Summer Reading Clubs!
Join us on Saturday, June 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. as we kick off the season of reading adventures.
Come on down and be a part of the TD Summer Reading Club by registering at our library. Unlock a world of literary wonders and embark on an incredible journey of imagination and discovery.
But that's not all! We have something special for our teenage and adult readers too. Pick up your very own summer reading challenge packs designed to keep you engaged, entertained, and inspired throughout the sunny days ahead.
Friday, June 2
10 - 11:30 a.m.
School's out! Get lost in LEGO as we build, create and use our imaginations!
An Afternoon with The Deveraux Dolls Saturday, June 10
12:30 & 2:30 p.m.
Join us for a special storytime with The Deveraux Dolls! There will be two storytimes: 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Join us for an unforgettable event filled with enchanting stories and engaging activities that embrace diversity and love in all its forms.
Chapter Chats: Tween Book Club Monday, June 19
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join the discussion as we unravel the pages of The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. Whether you're a devoted bookworm or a curious newcomer, we welcome all new members to be part of this engaging literary journey.
Copies of the book are available for pickup at our Service Desk. Don't miss out on the opportunity to immerse yourself in this delightful story and share your thoughts with fellow readers. This is a drop-in program and no registration is required. See you there!
Saturday, June 3, 10:30 a.m.
Pop by and listen to some stories with Miss Gail in the children's area. This program offers a fun and engaging storytelling experience designed specifically for children. Whether you're a parent, caregiver, or child, come and join us for an enjoyable time filled with captivating stories and the joy of shared reading.
Saturday, June 17, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Whether you're a LEGO enthusiast or just starting to explore the world of building blocks, this program provides an exciting opportunity to unleash your creativity and construct amazing creations.
Monday, June 5 and 15
3 - 6 p.m.
YouthCALL is a program for young people ages 14-28 looking for mental health support, help with housing needs, social connection, employment support, or even just homework help. No drama! No judgment! No appointment is necessary! Just drop-in! For more information click here.
Teen Book Reviews Looking for community service hours?
Write us a review on a recent book you've read and receive hours toward your community service requirements. One hour earned per one-paragraph review written. This is a win-win opportunity! Not only will you contribute to your community, but you'll also help fellow book lovers find their next great read. So grab your pen or keyboard, share your literary experience, and let your words make a difference!
Join us in partnership with the BWG Leisure Centre as we celebrate Seniors Month to learn about healthy living and nutrition. This is a drop-in program. No registration necessary.
Prenatal Classes Wednesdays, June 7 - 28
6 - 8 p.m.
Learn about labour, comfort techniques, medical procedures, breastfeeding, newborn care, postpartum and more. Meet other families and get answers to your questions from a public health nurse. To register visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website here.
Breastfeeding Support Group
Thursdays, June 8 - 29
10 -11:30 a.m.
This free group provides parents a place to talk, share experiences and encourage each other during their breastfeeding experience. Public health nurses offer support and answer your questions about feeding your baby, baby care, infant sleep, developmental stages, and parenting. This is a drop-in program. No registration necessary.
Fierté Simcoe Pride Social
Friday, June 9, 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
Connect in a Safe and inclusive space that supports and unites the 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual & Aromantic) community.
If you'd like more information on the social or if you have any access needs or other concerns, please reach out to Caleb at Fierté Simcoe Pride at email@example.com
Writing for Social Media Monday, June 12
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Learn key strategies for writing effective captions and posts to make your social media account stand out and shine just in time for summer! This is a drop-in program. No registration necessary.
Seniors Month: Walk This Way Tuesday, June 20, 11:30 a.m.
Celebrate Seniors Month in partnership with the BWG Leisure Centre. Join us for a low-impact, easy-paced walk, followed by some light refreshments in the Library. Register on the BWG Leisure Centre website here.
National Indigenous Peoples Day
Wednesday, June 21
In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we will be screening three Indigenous films from the National Film Board in the café starting at 9:30 a.m.: Arctic Song, Nalujuk Night, and Evan's Drum.
From 6-9 p.m., join us on the Library Lawn for an evening of traditional drumming, dance, and storytelling. Support Indigenous vendors at the pop-up market in the café.
Tuesday, June 27
We are thrilled to join the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury and invite you to a delightful evening celebrating the richness of Canadian Multiculturalism Day!
Get ready for an enchanting event filled with live music, captivating dance performances, mouthwatering cuisine, Henna tattoos, and more!
Mark your calendars and be part of this extraordinary event that embodies the spirit of Canadian Multiculturalism Day.
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