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Family Craft Time

Saturday May 30, 2020 - Saturday June 20, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen every Saturday at 11am on Facebook for fun and easy to do activities and crafts at home with the kiddos. Not on Facebook? Watch in on YouTube.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Picture and Words Writing Contest Submission Deadline

Sunday May 31, 2020

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library.

Today is the final day for Picture and Words Writing and Visual Art Contest. 

Criteria for submission: 
The creative writing must be an original story or poem or comic with a maximum of 1000 words, and must be submitted with a visual piece of art.

There are 5 age categories:

Ages 0-5 years

Ages 6-10 years

Ages 11-14 years

Ages 15-18 years

Ages 18+

The winning pieces will be posted on our website and will also be featured in a Biblioboard exhibit. Winners will receive amazing prizes from local small business, such as Good Grief, Lemonade Collective, Bruce Wine Bar, Thornbury Bakery, Imagination Studio, and Jessica's Book Nook.

Please send entries, via email to libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca. You can also submit using our social media pages
Facebook @thebluemountainslibrary or Instagram @bmplibrary.  Submissions can be sent as photos or documents.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

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Retirees Coffee Hour

Tuesday June 2, 2020 - Tuesday June 23, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

Location: Zoom.

We know it isn't easy to be stuck inside all day, away from family and friends, navigating an online world, and figuring out how to get everything done. We want to provide an online space for retirees and seniors to get together and meet others over some coffee and tea! Don’t forget your mug for an online social Coffee Hour.

You will need a computer or laptop with a web camera, or a tablet or smart phone to participate in the Coffee Hour. Once registered, you will be sent a Zoom Meeting ID and password to attend the meetup session.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca

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Cluesday Tuesday

Tuesday June 2, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with Cluesday Tuesday! Look at pictures from our archives every Tuesday on facebook and twitter, @Craigleithdepot posted at 12pm. 

June will focus on historical photographs from L.E. Shore Memorial Library Historical Photos Database as well as the Kourey-Knapman Collection. 

Tuesday June 2nd theme: Guess that text! 

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Zoom (Video)

Wednesday June 3, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Have you ever used Zoom for video chatting? Not sure how it works? In this Wired Wednesdays: Zoom video, Ashley will go through how to make a call and how to use the controls once you are in a call. It's easier than you think!

Check it out on our Facebook Page or our YouTube Page

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFK6LMfxyz-3cwEJ9pg9qCA

Don't forget! Ashley will also be online to take your tech help questions at 1pm on Facebook Live!

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday June 3, 2020 - Wednesday June 24, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time!

Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home.

Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Digital Book Club

Thursday June 4, 2020 - Thursday June 25, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Join us every Thursday at 1PM for a Digital Book Club discussion about books on our Facebook page

Contact: Mary
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Virtual Story Time

Friday June 5, 2020 - Friday June 26, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time!

Every Friday at 11am. Watch from the comfort of your own home.

Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Willi Winkels: Museum Show & Tell

Friday June 5, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 1:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page.

Museum Show and Tell: Friday June 5 @ 1 pm. Wee Willi Winkels: Skateboard inventor and athlete! Learn about fascinating local inventor Willi Winkels while exploring his online exhibit with Museum Technician Allison. Have something to share? Submit to the Willi Winkels online exhibit here.

Contact: Allison
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Trivia Game Night

Friday June 5, 2020 - Friday June 26, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Play against each other or play as a group in an interactive online Trivia Game Night! Fill your house with laughter and glee as you answer questions and compete for the top-spot on our scoreboard.

Participate through our Facebook page every Friday night at 7pm when we share the link to the game.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bon Appetite Sundays

Sunday June 7, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Join Library Assistant Alessia every Sunday for Bon Appetite Sundays! Join her in exploring recipes from the Craigleith Heritage Depots archives collection. 

Sunday June 7th: baking Apples? Muffin' to it! 

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Cluesday Tuesday

Tuesday June 9, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with Cluesday Tuesday! Look at pictures from our archives every Tuesday on facebook and twitter, @Craigleithdepot posted at 12pm. 

June will focus on historical photographs from L.E. Shore Memorial Library Historical Photos Database as well as the Kourey-Knapman Collection. 

Tuesday June 9th theme: Spot the Teacher 

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Keeping your Mind Sharp Brain Games (Video)

Wednesday June 10, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Looking to keep your mind sharp? In the Wired Wednesdays: Keeping your Mind Sharp Brain Games video, Ashley will walk you through how to download some brain games to your devices and websites you can use to keep your brain thinking!

Check it out on our Facebook Page or our YouTube Page

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFK6LMfxyz-3cwEJ9pg9qCA

Don't forget! Ashley will also be online to take your tech help questions at 1pm on Facebook Live!

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday June 10, 2020 - Wednesday June 17, 2020

Time: 7:00pm - 7:15pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time!

Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home.

Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Skateboard Sketch: Talk n' Sketch

Friday June 12, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 1:15pm

Location: Craigleith Heritage Depot Facebook page.

Talk n’ Sketch: Friday June 12 @ 1 pm. Skateboard Sketch - draw and colour your dream skateboard! Join Museum Technician Allison for a Wee Willi Winkels-inspired art activity on paper. Get your pencils, paints, and paper ready. Ideal for ages 5-12.

Contact: Allison
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://bluemountains.librariesshare.com/williwinkels/

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Bon Appetite Sundays

Sunday June 14, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Join Library Assistant Alessia every Sunday for Bon Appetite Sundays! Join her in exploring recipes from the Craigleith Heritage Depots archives collection. 

Sunday June 14th: go a head - dish it out - I Pancake it! 

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Cluesday Tuesday

Tuesday June 16, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with Cluesday Tuesday! Look at pictures from our archives every Tuesday on facebook and twitter, @Craigleithdepot posted at 12pm. 

June will focus on historical photographs from L.E. Shore Memorial Library Historical Photos Database as well as the Kourey-Knapman Collection. 

Tuesday June 16th theme: Fashion of the Ages

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Facebook Security (Video)

Wednesday June 17, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Do you have Facebook but are unsure of how to set your privacy settings? In this Wired Wednesdays: Facebook Security video, Ashley will be walking you through how to go through the Facebook privacy settings and make sure you only allow people to see what you want them to on Facebook.

Check it out on our Facebook Page or our YouTube Page

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFK6LMfxyz-3cwEJ9pg9qCA

Don't forget! Ashley will also be online to take your tech help questions at 1pm on Facebook Live!

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bon Appetite Sundays

Sunday June 21, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Join Library Assistant Alessia every Sunday for Bon Appetite Sundays! Join her in exploring recipes from the Craigleith Heritage Depots archives collection. 

Sunday June 21st: you're Sugar love these Brown Cookies!

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Cluesday Tuesday

Tuesday June 23, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with Cluesday Tuesday! Look at pictures from our archives every Tuesday on facebook and twitter, @Craigleithdepot posted at 12pm. 

June will focus on historical photographs from L.E. Shore Memorial Library Historical Photos Database as well as the Kourey-Knapman Collection. 

Tuesday June 23rd theme: Guess the Mill!

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Wired Wednesdays Live: Tumblebooks (Video)

Wednesday June 24, 2020

Time: 12:45pm - 3:00pm

Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page.

Have small children at home and would like to encourage them to read more? In this Wired Wednesdays: Tumblebooks video, Ashley will be walking thorough Tumblebooks on our Virtual Branch. Tumblebooks is a great resource for read-a-longs, games, puzzles, and more! 

Check it out on our Facebook Page or our YouTube Page

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFK6LMfxyz-3cwEJ9pg9qCA

Don't forget! Ashley will also be online to take your tech help questions at 1pm on Facebook Live!

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Family Craft Time

Saturday June 27, 2020

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page.

Join Jen every Saturday at 11am on Facebook for fun and easy to do activities and crafts at home with the kiddos.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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Bon Appetite Sundays

Sunday June 28, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Join Library Assistant Alessia every Sunday for Bon Appetite Sundays! Join her in exploring recipes from the Craigleith Heritage Depots archives collection. 

Sunday June 28th: I'm Coconut about this Cake! 

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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Cluesday Tuesday

Tuesday June 30, 2020

Time: 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: Facebook/Twitter.

Solve some mysteries or test your knowledge with Cluesday Tuesday! Look at pictures from our archives every Tuesday on facebook and twitter, @Craigleithdepot posted at 12pm. 

June will focus on historical photographs from L.E. Shore Memorial Library Historical Photos Database as well as the Kourey-Knapman Collection. 

Tuesday June 30th theme: Guess the Aeria (aerial area)

Contact: Alessia Farris
Email: depot@thebluemountains.ca Website: https://www.facebook.com/CraigleithDepot/

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