Your monthly guide to the latest news and events from your library!
The Library is open to the public! Health and safety measures are in place which include health screening, mask wearing, social distancing, hand hygiene and contact tracing. The library will be continue to offer contactless pickup by appointment
for anyone who cannot come into the library for any reason.
Delivery options are also available. Please call the library to make an appointment or to enquire about delivery. 613-394-3381 or visit www.library.quintewest.ca
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Introducing The Musical Instrument Lending Library!
The Quinte West Public Library has partnered with The Stirling Musical Instrument Lending Library (MILL) to offer membership registration and convenient pick up/drop off of musical instruments at Trenton Branch of the Library!
Stirling MILL has hundreds of instruments, a variety of musical gear
and lots of instructional books and materials to choose from!
Cost is $30 a year to borrow as many instruments as you wish from the MILL, one after another, all year long. (Family options for multiple concurrent loans are available too.)
For more info contact the library: 613-394-3381
or contact the MILL directly: 613-661-6183
Find a photo of spring or Easter themed food (lamb cake, bunny buns, Easter egg cupcakes etc.) and try to recreate the food! Submit two pictures: your inspiration photo and a photo of your recreation to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 9th to be entered to win a Wannamaker's Bakeshop Gift Card! Submitted pictures will be posted to our social media. Open to all ages!
Contact the library for more info: 613-394-3381
Online Story-Time! April 12, 19, and 26 , 10am Our Facebook Page Join Miss Vanessa for a virtual story and craft demonstration Mondays at 10am on our Facebook Page. FREE craft kits can be picked up at both locations to follow along with the video.
School Break Kit! Tuesday, April 6, . Both Locations FREE kits are available at both locations starting April 6th when you show your library card. Kit contains supplies for 4 different activities! Recommended for ages 7+. While Supplies last. No holds. For more information email email@example.com.
Beeswax Food Wraps Monday, April 12.,
Both Locations Celebrate Earth Day by making an eco-friendly, reusable alternative to cling wrap! FREE kits are available at both locations starting April 12th when you show your library card. Kit contains supplies to make 2 wraps. Watch our instructional video posted to our Facebook and Instagram page on April 12th. While supplies last. No holds.
Virtual Genealogy Class Wednesday, April 14, 11:30am Online Get an introduction to Ancestry and learn about OGS databases led by The Quinte Branch of The Ontario Genealogical Society! Call or email to register: 613-394-3381 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cook with us!
Make Dreamy Peanut Butter Crunch Veggie Noodle Bowls along with us following the recipe from the Oh She Glows for Dinner Cookbook in the April issue of Chatelaine.
Find the recipe on-line using Flipster available through our website or on the app with your library card. Watch our Facebook video April 22nd and comment with a picture of your finished recipe!
Borrowing the Cricut Maker!
Did you know you can borrow the Cricut Maker for in-library use? FREE with your library card! Available on a first-come, first-served basis.
To save time the patron can set up an account at Cricut Design Space and create their design before they borrow the Cricut. Patrons must bring their own material.
Please contact the library to borrow the Cricut Maker 613-394-3381 or email: email@example.com
Borrow a Board Game Board games are a great way to have fun with the whole family! We have games at a variety of difficulties and skill levels, so there is sure to be something to suit your interests.For a full list of available games or to place a hold, click here.
Need WIFI at home? Check out a mobile hotspot. Borrow one free with your library card. Contact the library for more info! 613-394-3381
LinkedIn Learning! Get access to 16,000+ online courses in 7 languages. Expert instructors with real-world experience. 60+ new courses added each week! Free to all Quinte West Public Library patrons! Start learning today!
Ask us about Interlibrary Loans! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Library!