Library Services Events

September 18

Memoir Workshop

September 18th

2:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON.

Do you have a passion for writing?  Have you ever wanted to put your life down on paper?  We are excited to be offering a 5-week memoir writing workshop starting September 18th.

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September 19

Tween Night: Robo-Race

September 19th

6:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview, ON

Ready, set, go! For this tween night, we'll be racing a variety of robots through sets of obstacle courses. If you’re interested in learning to code using robots, this is the event for you.

All Tween Night programs are free and take place in the Amherstview Branch for ages 7-12. 

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September 26

Teen Night: Animate Yourself

September 26th

6:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON.

Ever wondered what you would look like as your favorite animation? Now you can make that happen in this workshop led by Peggy Collins.

Come and learn some design strategies that the animation industry uses to create an animated version of yourself.

Free program. All skill levels welcome. All materials will be supplied.

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September 27

PA Day: Sisters of the Drum

September 27th

10:30 am

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON

This PA Day, join Sisters of the Drum for a vibrant, hands-on workshop exploring Indigenous music with shakers, songs and stories. 

Space is limited. Please arrive early to ensure a spot. 

 

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September 27

PA Day: Bilingual Storytime

September 27th

10:30 am

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

This PA Day, we'll be holding our first ever bilingual storytime at the Amherstview Branch! 

Jennifer will lead children and families in this interactive program filled with stories, songs, and rhymes in both English and French.

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September 27

PA Day: S.T.E.A.M Playground

September 27th

2:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

Come out to the Amherstview Branch to explore a plethora of S.T.E.A.M. activities featuring Micro:bit, Makey Makey, Ozobots, and more! 

See how these technologies work, try them out and get inspired. This program is recommended for school-aged children. 

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September 27

PA Day: Autumn Art Extravaganza

September 27th

2:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON

Drop in to the Napanee Branch to create a fall-themed masterpiece for our first Art in the Library - Junior Edition.

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October 8

Craftworks: Paint by Sticker

October 8th

2:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

Join us for a fun adult craft tutorial where we make creativity as easy as 1-2-3! Learn a new craft and make new friends. This program is free and all materials are provided. 

Fancy something quirky? Small stickers add up to big art in this hybrid art form!

Registration is required. Please contact the Amherstview Branch at 613.389.6006 to secure your spot.

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October 8

Art in the Library in Amherstview

October 8th

6:30 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

In partnership with the Bath Artisans and Loyalist Township Recreation Services Department, the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries present Art in the Library at the Amherstview Branch.

The works of Ina Black, Cookie Cartwright, Marion Janssens, Margaret Brackleywill be on display.

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October 9

Craftworks: Artsy Fartsy Fall Creation

October 9th

6:00 pm

Tamworth Branch, 1 Ottawa St. Tamworth

Join us for a fun adult craft tutorial where we make creativity as easy as 1-2-3! Learn a new craft and make new friends. This program is free and all materials are provided.

This month, we'll be making a festive fall creation. Details TBD. 

Registration is required. Please contact the Tamworth Branch at 613.379.3082 to secure your spot.

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October 10

Historical Property Workshop

October 10th

10:00 am

Tamworth Branch, 1 Ottawa St. Tamworth

Learn about historical property searches with Kim Kerr, Archivist at the Lennox & Addington Museum & Archives. Historical property searches are incredibly useful for geneaologists as they can give one insight into where their ancestors lived and when they lived there.

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October 10

Ask the Archivist!

October 10th

11:00 am

Tamworth Branch, 1 Ottawa St. Tamworth

Do you want to learn more about the archives? How about how to access and read records? Not sure where to start in your geneaology research? No matter your archives-related question, come on out and ask the County Archivist Kim Kerr from the Museum & Archives. This drop in session will directly follow Kim's Historical Property Workshop at the Tamworth Branch. 

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October 10

Craftworks: Terracotta Scarecrow

October 10th

6:00 pm

Bath Branch, 197 Davy Street, Bath

Join us for a fun adult craft tutorial where we make creativity as easy as 1-2-3! Learn a new craft and make new friends. This program is free and all materials are provided. 

Make a cute little scarecrow out of just some clay pots and twine. Fun and festive!

Registration is required. Please contact the Bath Branch at 613-352-5600 to secure your spot.

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October 10

Craftworks: Painted Scarecrow Wine Bottle

October 10th

6:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee

Join us for a fun adult craft tutorial where we make creativity as easy as 1-2-3! Learn a new craft and make new friends. This program is free and all materials are provided. 

Make a cute little scarecrow out of a recycled wine bottle and some paint. Fun and festive!

Registration is required. Please contact the Napanee Branch at 613.354.2525 to secure your spot.

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October 17

Tween Night: Fortnite Dance Party

October 17th

6:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview, ON

We're bringing Fortnite into the real world with some slick dance moves! Learn how to Electro Shuffle, Squat Kick and more - or just show off how hard you can Floss.

All Tween Night programs are free and take place in the Amherstview Branch for ages 7-12. 

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October 17

Art in the Library in Napanee

October 17th

6:30 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON

In partnership with Greater Napanee Area Arts Association (GNAAA), the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries present Art in the Library at the Napanee Branch.

The works of Carol Jackson and Andrea Williams will be on display on the upper level of the library. Featuring teen artist Shelby Miller.

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October 24

Teen Night: Escape Room

October 24th

6:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON.

We have teamed up with HOMEscapes Napanee to provide you with a one of a kind sleuthing experience. Spend a fun evening at the library testing out your skills by solving puzzles and clues that will help you escape from the library before the time on the clock runs out.

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October 27

6th Annual Library Author Gala with Jennifer Robson

October 27th

1:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

For this year's community read program, we are encouraging the Lennox & Addington community to read The Gown by bestselling author Jennifer Robson.

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November 6

Historical Property Workshop

November 6th

1:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

Learn about historical property searches with Kim Kerr, Archivist at the Lennox & Addington Museum & Archives. Historical property searches are incredibly useful for geneaologists as they can give one insight into where their ancestors lived and when they lived there.

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November 6

Ask the Archivist!

November 6th

2:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

Do you want to learn more about the archives? How about how to access and read records? Not sure where to start in your geneaology research? No matter your archives-related question, come on out and ask the County Archivist Kim Kerr from the Museum & Archives. This drop in session will directly follow Kim's Historical Property Workshop at the Amherstview Branch. 

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November 12

Craftworks: Priceless Pebbles

November 12th

2:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

Join us for a fun adult craft tutorial where we make creativity as easy as 1-2-3! Learn a new craft and make new friends. This program is free and all materials are provided. 

Want to make a one-of-a-kind mini-masterpiece? Create unique pebble art!

Registration is required. Please contact the Amherstview Branch at 613.389.6006 to secure your spot.

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November 13

Fiction Writing Workshop

November 13th

2:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview, ON.

Do you have a passion for writing?  Have you ever wanted to write fiction but didn't know where to start? We are excited to be offering a 5-week fiction writing workshop starting November 13th. Full-time author and retired educator, Jean Rae Baxter, 

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November 14

Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes from the Forces

November 14th

7:00 am

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON

Join us on November 14, 7pm at the Napanee Branch for an author talk with Kelly S. Thompson as she speaks candidly about her experiences during her time as an Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces.

About Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes from the Forces:

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November 14

Craftworks: Rustic Holiday Birdhouse

November 14th

5:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee

Join us for a fun adult craft tutorial where we make creativity as easy as 1-2-3! Learn a new craft and make new friends. This program is free and all materials are provided. 

These festive birdhouses will be a welcome addition to your holiday decor. Make one for yourself or give it away as a thoughtful gift. Please note the special time tonight (5pm). 

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November 14

Tween Night: Bad Art Night

November 14th

6:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview, ON

We'll provide all the wacky art material you could ever want - you turn it into the worst piece of art you can imagine. There will be a horrible trophy for the best bad art.

All Tween Night programs are free and take place in the Amherstview Branch for ages 7-12. 

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