Teen Advisory Council (TAC) (Ages 12-18)
Hey Teen Advisory Council members! Remember that TAC will be meeting in February to discuss ideas for Teen collections, programs and services! If you are interested in becoming a member, please call 905-688-6103 ext. 225 to find out if the Library is currently accepting applications.
Central Library Thursday, February 10th 7:00 - 8:30 pm Free More details
Internet IV: On Beyond Google!
Find it ALL online even hidden treasures that are not freely available. Use online tools, such as directories and databases, explore portals and download forms. Plus, test your new skills with an Internet scavenger hunt. Pre-requisite: Internet III. Register in advance.
Central Library Friday, February 11th 2:00 - 3:30 pm Free More details
Valentine's Day Tea (Ages 6-11 and Adult Caregiver)
Calling all sweethearts, young and old! Join us for a special Valentine's Tea Party. We'll enjoy some tasty treats, read Valentine's stories and make an exciting (but not too mushy) craft. Please register in advance.
Grantham Library Saturday, February 12 10:30 - 11:30 am Fee: $3.00 per family More details
Anti-Valentine's Day Extravaganza! (Ages 9-14)
Love Stinks! Are you dreading February 14th? Come and "uncelebrate" Valentine's Day with angsty activities, moody music and of course, snacks! Please register in advance.
Central Library Saturday February 12th 2:30 - 3:30 pm Fee: $2.00 per person
Toddler Time (24-40 Months & Caregiver)
Share stories, songs and fingerplays with your toddler. For more information, please call 905-688-6103, ext. 227.
Grantham Library Tuesdays, January 4th - March 8th 10:30 - 11:00 am Free More details
Ready for a break after school? Join this weekly program where you will enjoy a mug of hot chocolate and chapters read-aloud from a captivating book. Bring your own mug and imagination!
Merritt Library Wednesdays, January 26th - March 2nd 4:00pm - 4:45pm Free More details
Job and Career Searching Online
Use national and local websites to find both public and private job postings, and discover new career possibilities by using the Internet and our electronic databases. Tap into the hidden job market and learn to research companies and job trends through government information, business directories, and even the newspaper. In addition, get tips on resume preparation, cover letters, and interview skills.
Pre-registration is required, call 905-688-6103, ext 211.
Central Library Thursday, February 17th 2:00- 3:30 pm FREE More details
Teen Writers Club (ages 12-18)
Hey Teens! Do you like to write stories or poems? Join the Teens Writers Club! Members of the Canadian Authors Association will be available to help you with your creative writing. The club meets monthly.
Central Library Thursday, February 17th 7:00pm - 9:00pm Free More details
Learn to send, receive and organize your email in Outlook Express. Explore Hotmail, a free web-based email service. Basic knowledge of computers required. Register in Advance by calling 905-688-6103, ext. 211.
Central Library Friday, February 18th 2:00 - 3:30 pm Fee: $5.00 HST More details
LearningExpress Library Canada
Let us show you how to use online training courses and practice exams to help you:
- Improve test scores for SAT, TOEFL, Police, Canadian Citizenship and many more
- Get ready for college/university
- Prepare for your career
- Master popular computer applications
Central Library Saturday, February 19th 10:00am - 11:30am Free More details
Freedom to Read Week Contest (for Teens and Tweens 9-18)
Hey Teens & Tweens! Freedom to Read Week is February 20-26, 2011 and we are celebrating your right to read with an awesome Banned Books Display and a contest! Visit the Central Library in February to check it out!
Elder Abuse and Fraud
Elder fraud and abuse take many different forms and are perpetrated by both family and strangers. Jennifer Pothier of Niagara North Community Legal Assistance will talk about the types of situations that can occur and how to avoid having them happen to you.
Central Library Tuesday, February 22nd 2:00 pm Free More details
Genealogy On The Internet
Learn about and explore genealogical websites, and develop your research skills. Pre-requisite: Internet I or basic knowledge of computers and the Internet.
Preregistration is required, call call 905-688-6103, ext. 211.
Central Library Wednesday, February 23rd 2:00 - 3:30 pm Free More details
The Niagara region has always been a hotbed of cultural activity. From bicycle parades to drive-ins, from music stores to minstrel shows, the book Covering Niagara: Studies in Local Popular Culture chronicles it all. Join Joan Nicks and Barry Keith Grant, the book's editors and professors at Brock University, as they discuss the complexity and diversity of everyday life in this region both past and present and the adventure of researching its undocumented past.
Central Library Wednesday, February 23rd 7:30 pm Free More details
Questions about CAP?
E-mail us at: CAPsite@stcatharines.library.on.ca