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We've got an app! Easily manage your library account or search our catalogue directly from our NEW app called Quinte West Library On the Go! Available on Google Play and Apple App Store
Find step-by-step instructionshere for getting the most out of your library app!
Come to the Farmer's Market! Find us at the Farmer's Market on Front Street in Trenton on September 11th from 8am till 1pm. Our Local History student, Jewels will be at the Market with some of our awesome resources. Come check out our booth and ask Jewels your questions.
Also - library swag will be available to purchase!
We're saying goodbye to the Flipster app and hello toPressReader!
Get access to more than 7,000 of the world's top newspaper and magazines as soon as they're available on the shelves! So many great features: 150 countries, 65 languages, hundreds of French publications and accessibility features like text-to-speech. Download the PressReader app and sign in with your library card number and PIN (i.e last 4 digits of your telephone number).
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It provides an opportunity to recognize and commemorate the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools, and to honour their survivors, their families and communities.
Visit the library to check out our display and resources.
Early Literacy Kits
Early Literacy Kits are a fun way to introduce and reinforce early learning for children. They can help teach literacy skills through the use of stories, imaginative play, games, and activities. The skills learned through these kits are building blocks which will help you raise a great reader!
Each kit contains:
alphabet learning games or activities
number learning games or activities
one additional learning material, related to colours, shapes, etc
Search Early literacy kit in our catalogue to find a listing of all available kits. Borrowing Period: 3 weeks
Nature Kits are a fun way to engage children in learning outdoors. They inspire curiosity, exploration, and a love of nature. Through hands-on activities children will learn to identify local trees, plants, birds, butterflies, and bees.
Each Backpack contains:
binoculars & case
shovel / tool set
Search Nature kit in the catalogue to place a hold or find them on the library shelf.
Borrowing Period: 2 Weeks
Teen Book Club
Pick up a free book, read it, and join us for a fun discussion on October 26th! More details to follow.
Bullet Journal Accessory Kits
September is the other January! Now that summer is over, routine can return. Learn the basics of Bullet Journaling and get a variety of fun templates, fonts and accessories. Want to join others for this activity? We are not taking registration so the limited seats available will be for those first to arrive. Rather do this activity at home? Kits available starting September 15 at 5:45 while supplies last.(Journal or notebooks not supplied)
Fun on the phone!
This program is offered jointly by Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre, Quinte West Public Library and City of Belleville Recreation, Culture and Community Services and Gateway Community Health Centre.
Participants join us by telephone to connect with other individuals and to engage in a fun activity such as Games Galore, Word Fun, Chats or a Guest Speaker! It is as simple as calling the number and entering the conference code.
Get out of the house and engage in a fun activity safely with others! Join us for a social group in partnership with BQWCHC on September 13thand 27th from 10:30am to noon at the Trenton Branch of The Quinte West Public Library. FREE event. Open to everyone. Registration required.