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Coming Events and Programs

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!

*New Course!*
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)

Valentine's Day Tea 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


Cancelled Anti-Valentine's Day Extravaganza! (Ages 9-14)

Anti Valentine's Day Extravaganza Cancelled 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 • More details


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


Cocoa Club

Cocoa Club 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)

Teen Writers Club 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


Email Basics

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
Please Register In Advance. Call 905-688-6103 ext. 211

Central Library • Saturday, February 19th • 10:00am - 11:30am • Free • More details


Freedom to Read Week Contest (for Teens and Tweens 9-18)

Freedom to Read Week 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

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


Niagara’s Culture

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



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