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Library News

2017

FALL

YOUR GUIDE TO PROGRAMS, SERVICES, COLLECTIONS AND EVENTS AT THE GRIMSBY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Look inside for events celebrating:

Pg 4, 7, & 11

Borrow these from the GPL collection!

Highlights in this issue:

A new book club for cooking enthusiasts.

Preschooler Programs…………….2

This fall, we’re starting a different kind of book club here at the Library. Instead of discussing literature, we’ll be talking about delicious food, and focusing on a different culinary theme for each session.

Programs for Kids………………….3 Science Literacy Week……………...4 Halloween Bash!...............................6

Teen Programs………………….…..7

Check out cookbooks at the Library on the theme in advance of the meeting to try cooking something new in your own test kitchen. Then bring your stories, recipes, and (optional) food samples to the meeting. Pick up tips on using different techniques and ingredients from other members. Expect spirited discussions to spice up your life!

Babysitting Course..………………..7 Pop-out Calendar……...………………..8

Adult Programs…………………...11 Seed Library Returns.……………...11 Movies for Adults….……………….13 Library Book Clubs…...…………...14

► Go to page 14 for dates and themes.

Grimsby Author Series.…………..16

www.grimsby.ca/library


Preschooler Programs Registration begins: Tuesday, September 5 Classes run from the week of September 18 to the week of November 6 Download the registration form from our website under Programs & Events > Preschool

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9:30 AM

Toddler Time Toddler Time Toddler Time Tales & Tunes Baby Time (30 minutes) (30 minutes) (30 minutes) (30 minutes) (30 minutes)

10:30 AM

Toddler Time (30 minutes)

Story Time (45 minutes)

Baby Time Tales & Tunes (30 minutes) (30 minutes)

►Baby Time: ($15 /child) Babies will enjoy

►Toddler Time: ($22 /child) Share stories,

a sensory experience with stories, songs and finger games. Babies participate in this program with a caregiver and must be under 1 year old as of September 18.

songs, rhymes, felt board activities and a thematic craft. All children must be 2 years old by September 18. Children enjoy this activity with a caregiver.

►Tales & Tunes: ($15 /child) Enjoy stories,

►Story Time: ($22 /child) Children 3+ years old

rhymes, music and movement with your tot. Children must be 1 year old by September 18. Tots participate with a caregiver.

will share stories, activities and a craft all on their own. All children must have turned three years old by June 1. This program introduces early school skills and activities, such as: the calendar, raised hands, and the incorporation of text into thematic crafts. Children can attend with a caregiver until comfortable on their own.

Drop-in Story Times Share stories, songs and rhymes with your little ones | Ages 2 - 5 ►Happy Halloween! Thursday, Oct 26

►Spectacular Science* Sunday, Sept 17 Fireplace Lounge | Free | 2 PM Your littlest ones can celebrate Science Literacy Week with stories & non-fiction books about the wonders of science! *Runs during the ScratchJr program for older kids. (page 4)

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Story Time Room | Free | 6:30 - 7:15 PM Boo! Enjoy a spoOoky & fun-filled story time, wear your costume, & enjoy a nut-free treat.

►Merry Christmas! Thursday, Nov 30 Story Time Room | Free | 6:30 - 7:15 PM Stories with snowmen, Christmas cookies, and jingle bells! Enjoy a cozy holiday story time to celebrate the season.


►Movies for Kids

*Check out special holiday movies on page 6!

Children must attend movies with a parent or guardian.

1h29 min

1h37 min

1h48 min

►Friday, September 15

►Friday, October 6

►Friday, November 17

(Early Release Day Movie)

(PA Day Movie)

(PA Day Movie)

1:30 PM | Fireplace Lounge Drop-in | FREE | Ages 4+

10:30 AM | Fireplace Lounge Drop-in | FREE | Ages 4+

10:30 AM | Fireplace Lounge Drop-in | FREE | Ages 4+

►Culture Days for kids! ►Comics with Nate! Saturday, September 30 | Free Group A: 10:30 - 11 AM | Group B: 11:15 - 11:45 AM Lobby | Ages 5 - 10 | Registration starts September 1 (20 spots per group)

PRESCHOOLER PROGRAMS | STORY TIMES | PA DAYS | CULTURE DAYS FOR KIDS

Kid’s Programs

Super Kids can create their own comic books using favourite cartoon characters under the direction of comic enthusiast Nate Van Lindt.

Register for either Group A or Group B. Spots will fill up fast, so don’t delay!

►WomEnchant Drumming Circle

Grab N’ Go Books In a hurry? We’ve made picking up your kid’s books a breeze with Grab n’ Go book bags 1 bag. 5 books. Easy!

Join us for a booming good time on Sunday, October 1 with the WomEnchant Drummer’s Circle! Try this bag out after that More info on this fun, energetic & all Halloween candy binge. ages Culture Days program on page 11. Look for these bags in the children’s area!

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Science Literacy Week SEPTEMBER

16 - 24, 2017

for kids!

POWERED BY

►Mad Science Programs

►Spin! Pop! Boom! - Saturday, September 16 10:30 AM | Ages 6 - 12 | Centre Space | Free Ticket required. Pick up your free ticket starting September 1. Kids can explore a thrilling combination of chemistry and physics with the Spin! Pop! Boom! show. You will be wowed by a cool, centrifugal force platform and bungee jumping pet. An awesome CO2 launcher, incredible booming balloons, and flaming Didgeridoo will amaze. Watch Mad Science create a rainbow before your eyes with their magical rainbow maker! Royal Ontario Museum Raffle: To add to the excitement, the Library will raffle off one free admission to the ROM at the end of the Mad Science presentation. You must be there to win!

►Let’s Talk Science Programs ►It’s Electrifying - Thursday, September 21 7 PM | Register now | 20 spots available | Grades 4 – 7 | Fireplace Lounge We use electricity every day in all kinds of ways. With It’s Electrifying, kids can gain a basic understanding of electricity by experimenting with circuits, conductors, insulator and electromagnets. (45 – 100 minutes)

►Friction Lab - Saturday, September 23 10:30 AM | Register now | 20 spots | Grades 4 – 7 | Studio Friction keeps us from slipping and falling everywhere. Registrants will creatively explore the properties of friction and build a friction-testing device during this hands-on, interactive, brainstorming lab. (45 - 60 minutes)

►Science Project Display ►Saturday, September 16 2 – 4 pm | Lobby | Free Science is everywhere! In celebration of Science Literacy Week in Canada, we're showcasing science projects in the Lobby of the Grimsby Public Library. To show your project at the display, contact the Library at 905.945.5142!

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►ScratchJr - Kids Learning Code ►Sunday, September 17 2 – 3 PM | Free | Ages 5 - 8 | Story Time Room Register now | 8 spots only, don’t delay! Kids can discover ScratchJr, a playful coding program especially for them. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer. Children can share the fun with a parent/ guardian or attend alone. There is only room for 8 children in this program, so don't delay! ScratchJr is a collaboration between the DevTech Research Group at Tufts University, the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, and the Playful Invention Company. See http://scratchjr.org


►Arduino Action

►September 6 & 20 | ►October 4 & 18 ►November 1 & 15 | ►December 6 3:45 - 4:45 PM | Free | Age 6+ | Drop-in | Studio Lego Club is all about letting your imagination go wild and building with friends. Everyone knows that using Lego is tons of fun, but the process of inventing, designing and creating Lego structures can also help develop important motor and critical thinking skills. Your child will be learning and playing at the same time, it's win-win!

►Tinker Space ►September 13 & 27 | ►October 11 & 25 ►November 8 & 22 | ►December 13 3:45 - 4:45 PM | Free | Age 6+ | Drop-in | Studio Have you ever wondered what’s inside the electronic gadgets we use each day? Then Tinker Space is just right for you. We’ll take those gadgets apart and see what makes them tick! A special thanks to Advantage Waste Systems, our local ewaste service, and to local realtor & facilitator Craig Watson for making Tinker Space possible. You are the best!

►Magformers

►Snap Circuits

5:30 PM | Free | 8+ | Studio We’re trying a new regular program!

Pick one of the following sessions:

►Monday, September 25 ►Monday, November 6 ►Monday, December 4 Registration starts September 1 (15 spots per session) Arduino Action introduces kids to simple micro-computer programming in an easy to understand, guided session. Kids will explore the interaction of simple electronics, programming, and making things react at their command! Register as early as you can for these 2 hour sessions.

►Therapy Tails

Drop-in anytime

Thursdays | Drop-in

Tuesdays

Children’s Area Ages 3+

6:30 - 7:30 PM | Ages 8+ Children’s Area

6:30 - 7:30 PM Drop-in | Children’s Area

Magformers are perfect for kids interested in building and constructing. There are squares, triangles, pentagons, and even some motorized parts. You can get all sorts of shapes and sizes, but here’s the best part: they’re magnetic! They snap together allowing your kids to learn how the shapes fit together to make a sturdy structure. Available for play during open library hours.

Snap Circuits makes learning electronics easy and fun. Just follow the colourful pictures to build exciting projects, such as FM radios, digital voice recorders, burglar alarms, doorbells, and much more!

Kids can read stories to the gentle and super cute Therapy Tails dogs every Tuesday night! This is a free drop-in program, thanks to the kind volunteers of Therapy Tails Ontario. These pups take a break over Christmas from December 5 to January 16.

SCIENCE LITERACY WEEK | ARDUINO ACTION | LEGO CLUB | TINKER SPACE | DROP-IN PROGRAMS | THERAPY TAILS

►Lego Club

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►Ontario Public Library Week for kids!

OCTOBER 15 - 21, 2017

►An Author Reading with Sue Irwin This author visit was Tuesday, October 17 | 1:45 - 2:45 PM | Free

made possible by a grant through the

Fireplace Lounge | Register now at the Library (100 spots)

Sue Irwin, local Grimsby author of Safety Stars: Players Who Fought to Make the Hard Hitting Game of Professional Hockey Safer, will discuss her Silver Birch nominated book. All of the hockey players featured in Safety Stars are Canadian citizens, and many grew up in Ontario. Sue includes interesting facts and information about concussions that apply to many different sports. THIS PROGRAM IS GEARED TO GRADES 5 - 8, BUT ALL AGES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND! We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

►An Author Reading with Tamara Botting Thursday, October 19 | 1:45 –2:45 PM | Free Fireplace Lounge | Register now at the Library (100 spots)

Tamara Botting, author of the juvenile fiction book Unfrogged, will be at the Grimsby Library to read from and discuss her book. It's a middle-grade novel that is packed full of adventure, courage, and friendship. THIS PROGRAM IS GEARED TO GRADES 3 - 5, BUT ALL AGES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!

►Halloween Bash! Thursday, October 26 Ages 5 - 12 | Studio | Free 3:30 - 5 PM Register now (20 spots) Spooky Buddies are coming! Kids 5 - 12 can watch this funny Halloween movie, enjoy nut-free treats and make spooky art decorations to bring home. Boys and ghouls can wear their costumes, too! This after school program is offered in conjunction with the Grimsby Public Art Gallery.

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►Family Christmas Movie Sunday, December 3 | Ages 3+ 2 PM | Fireplace Lounge | Free | Drop-in Bob and Larry are going all out to make it the best Christmas ever at the Spring Valley Mall. With music, decorations and a light show like no other, it's an all-out spectacle to outshine the competition. But a little girl with a big heart changes everything when she shows them all what Christmas is really about. (Movie: 46 min)


►Teen Movie Nights

ONTARIO PUBLIC LIBRARY WEEK | HOLIDAY MOVIES

Teen & Tween Programs ►Let’s Talk Science Register now | 20 spots each Join students from McMaster University's Let's Talk Science outreach program for these fun and interactive sessions. Spaces are limited so please register in advance.

►Tin Foil Boat Challenge + Marshmallow Challenge Tuesday, November 7 | 7 - 8 PM | Ages 9 - 14 | Studio

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►Thursday, September 28 ►Thursday, October 19 6:30 PM | Fireplace Lounge 6:30 PM | Fireplace Lounge Drop-in | Free | 2h21 min Drop-in | Free | 2h29 min *Takes place during Ontario Public Library Week! Attend to show your library love.

Saturday, October 21 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Studio | $50 + HST Register September 1

A good babysitter is always in demand! Youth ages 11+ can learn how to be the kind of responsible babysitter that parents want to hire, and will get a certificate to prove it! Registrants should bring a nut-free lunch and snack to this full-day program. This program takes place during Ontario Public Library Week. A great example of the diverse programming we offer!

Online registration opens September 1 at www.firstaidclinics.ca. You can register by calling 1-888-406-9117. Get in before spots fill!

TEEN MOVIE NIGHTS | TEEN PROGRAMS | PLAY CHESS

►Babysitting Course

We challenge you to create a tin foil boat that can hold the most marbles without sinking. Then, try to build the tallest structure using only 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of string, and masking tape to support a single marshmallow.

►The Science of Yoga + Muscle Slides Tuesday, November 14 | All Ages 7 - 8 PM | Fireplace Lounge While doing yoga poses, experience muscle contractions, equilibrium and flexibility. We'll also investigate how muscles work at the microscopic level.

►Play Chess Thursdays | 7 PM | Drop-in Ages 10- 18 | Free Whether you already know the game or are curious to learn more, this free drop-in activity is for you. The GPL will have a number of chess boards available, including our jumbosized chess set! 7


Programs & Events Find here all of our major events for the fall 2017 season. Browse the rest of this newsletter to find out more about these, and about other programs happening throughout the year.

Pop-out calendar

SEPTEMBER Program Name

Time

Location

To Attend

7 PM

Studio

Register

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

1:30 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

10:30 AM

Centre Space

Drop-in

2 - 4 PM

Lobby

Drop-in

2 PM

Story Time Room

Register

17 Drop-in Story Time: Spectacular Science (p2)

2 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

19 Science Literacy Week: A Tour of the Universe (p11)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

21 Science Literacy Week: It’s Electrifying Workshop

(p4)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

23 Doors Open Grimsby: Lemonade, tours & knitting

(p15)

9 PM - 5 PM

Lobby

Drop-in

10:30 AM

Studio

Register

11 Heartfulness Meditation Workshop (Pg14) 14 Grimsby Grows: Canning & Preserving Workshop

(p11)

15 Movie for Kids - Early Release Day: “Sing” (p3) 16 Science Literacy Week: Mad Science: Spin! Pop! Boom! 16 Science Literacy Week: Science Project Display

(p4)

17 Science Literacy Week: ScratchJr Coding for Kids

23 Science Literacy Week: Friction Lab

(p4)

(p4)

(p4)

25 Cookbook Club Meeting: Harvest Bounty

(p14)

7 PM

TBA

Register

26 Real Estate Info Series: Buying Process

(p12)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

6:30 PM

Lobby

Register

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

2 time slots

Lobby

Register

27 Free Bike Tune-ups (p15) 28 Teen Movie Night: “ Wonder Woman”

(p7)

29 Grimsby Film Series: “ My Cousin Rachel”

(p13)

30 Culture Days: Comics with Nate! (p3)

OCTOBER Program Name

Time

Location

To Attend

01 Culture Days: WomEnchant: Drumming Workshop (p11)

2 PM

Lobby

Drop-in

02 Protect your legacy: Estate Planning (p12)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

03 Real Estate Info Series: Homes Sales Current Market (p12)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

05 Climate Change & Your Lawn (p12)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

10:30 AM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

10 Real Estate Info Series: Residential Investing Basics (p12)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

16 Heartfulness Meditation Workshop (p14)

7 PM

Studio

Register

17 Real Estate Info Series: Be a Smart Renovator (p12)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

17 Author Reading: with Sue Irwin (p6)

1:45 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

18 Genealogy Club Meeting (p15)

10:30 AM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

06 Movie for Kids - PA Day: “The Boss Baby“ (p3)

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October continues on next page >


Browse this newsletter for other regular programs happening throughout the year.

OCTOBER CONTINUED

18 GAS Book Club: “ Juliet’s Answer”

7 PM

Maplecrest

Register

1:45 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

9:30 - 3:30 PM

Story Time Room

Register/$$

26 Halloween Bash! (p6)

3:30 PM

Studio

Register

26 Drop-in Story Time: Happy Halloween! (p2)

6:30 PM

Story Time Room

Drop-in

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Buy tickets

7 PM

TBA

Register

(p14)

19 Author Reading: with Tamara Botting (p6) 19 Teen Movie Night: “ Transformers: The Last Knight”

(p7)

21 Babysitting Course (p7)

27 Grimsby Film Series: “ Maudie”

(p13)

30 Cookbook Club Meeting: Soups & Stews (p14)

NOVEMBER Program Name

Time

Location

To Attend

02 Author Reading: with Brent Jones (p12)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

02 Keys to Get Some Zzz’s: Infants (p16)

2 PM

Studio

Register

07 Let’s Talk Science: Tin Foil Boat & Marshmallow (p7)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

09 Media Lab Workshop: Scanning Slides & Negatives (p13)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

12 The Memory Project: Kevin Wadden (p16)

2 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

13 Heartfulness Meditation Workshop (p14)

7 PM

Studio

Register

14 Your Microbiome and your Health (p14)

6 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

14 Let’s Talk Science: Yoga & Muscle Science (p7)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

7 PM

Maplecrest

Register

2 PM

Studio

Register

10:30 AM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

23 Media Lab Workshop: VHS to DVD (p13)

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Register

24 Grimsby Film Series: “ Dunkirk”

7 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Buy tickets

7 PM

TBA

Register

6:30 PM

Story Time Room

Drop-in

Time

Location

To Attend

2 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Drop-in

6:30 PM

Fireplace Lounge

Buy tickets

7 PM

Studio

Register

15 GAS Book Club: “ Strangers with the Same Dream”

(p14)

16 Keys to Get Some Zzz’s: Toddlers (p16) 17 Movie for Kids - PA Day: “Captain Underpants“ (p3) (p13)

27 Cookbook Club Meeting: Holiday Cooking (p14) 30 Drop-in Story Time: Merry Christmas! (p2)

DECEMBER Program Name 03 Christmas Movie: “ Merry Larry & the True Light…” 08 ‘At the Library’ with Maureen Jennings (p16) 11 Heartfulness Meditation Workshop (p14)

(p6)

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Volunteer Opportunities To try volunteering at the Library, drop in and fill out the application form or visit our website under About Us > Employment/Volunteer.

Teen Volunteer Jobs

Adult Volunteer Jobs

►Tech Savvy Teens | 1 hour per session

►Grimsby Author Series | 2 - 4 hour events

September - May | Tuesdays & Saturdays

September - April | 1 - 2 events per month

Meet one-on-one with people of all ages to help them with their devices, apps, & tech questions.

All year-round | Different dates

The success of the Grimsby Author Series would not be possible without the commitment of our wonderful team of volunteers. From pouring wine to coordinating sponsorships and picking up door prizes, there’s plenty of work to be done!

We need your input! The Teen Advisory group meets monthly to help develop library services for teens.

►GPL Event Volunteer | 2 - 4 hour events

►Teen Advisory Group | 1 hour meetings

All year-round | Different dates ►GPL

Event Volunteer | 2 - 4 hour events

All year-round | Different dates We always need eager volunteers to help set up, tear down, run stations and just generally help out at various library events - sign up get on the list!

We always need eager volunteers to help set up, tear down, run stations and just generally help out at various library events - sign up get on the list!

He l p yo u r co m m u n i t y !

Availability of volunteer opportunities varies based on need & time of year.

Welcome to your Library What you get with your GPL card With your card you have access to over 50,000 items and online resource databases. Download or stream eBooks, eAudio, movies, music & more.

Return items on time, any time The Book Drop is always open! All borrowed materials may be returned 24/7 via the drop slot in the west wall of the Library, off Carnegie Lane.

Access us 24/7 on our website You can visit our website 24/7. Access databases & eServices when you like on Hoopla & Overdrive! Also, find out about borrowing limits, membership perks, fines & fees, library services, plus the TONS of other awesome things your Library has!

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*Staff are getting their yearly tune-up!

Library Hours & Information Holiday Hours

Location + Hours

Monday, September 4 Labour Day (CLOSED)

18 Carnegie Lane Grimsby, Ontario L3M 1Y1 905.945.5142

Sunday, October 8 Thanksgiving (CLOSED) Monday, October 9 Thanksgiving (CLOSED)

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Friday, November 10 Staff Development (CLOSED) Sunday, December 24 Christmas Eve (CLOSED) Monday, December 25 Christmas Day (CLOSED) Tuesday, December 26 Boxing Day (CLOSED) Sunday, December 31 New Year’s Eve (CLOSED) Monday, January 1, 2018 New Year's Day (CLOSED)

Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 9 PM Friday & Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM


►Canning & Preserving: Workshop & Info Session

Thursday, September 14 7 PM | Fireplace Lounge | Free Register at the Library (40 spots) Now that you’ve harvested your fruits and vegetables, make that taste of summer last a bit longer. This class is filled with everything you need to know to start canning and preserving your own food. Join the experts from the Niagara Farm Project to learn the techniques our grandparents used to practice every year to have delicious food throughout the winter.

Returning seeds to the Seed Library Returning heirloom/openpollinated vegetable seeds to the Seed Library replenishes our supply for next year. Just drop off your seeds in clearly labelled bags at the Grimsby Library to keep growing this project!

Learn more about Grimsby Grows on our website under Services > Seed Library

►A Tour of the Universe

►WomEnchant Drumming Circle

Tuesday, September 19 7 PM | Fireplace Lounge | FREE

Sunday, October 1

Register at the Library now (40 spots)

Celebrate Culture Days by joining Grimsby's own WomEnchant Drummers here at the Grimsby Library & Art Gallery.

In this richly illustrated tour of the universe, astronomy expert John Gauvreau takes us from the safety of our home planet out through the solar system, visiting the current rovers on Mars and the rings of Saturn, before heading out into deep space. The latest images from space probes show us giant clouds of gas where new stars are being formed. We leave the Milky Way galaxy to travel to the farthest reaches of the universe and come face to face with the incredible vastness of our cosmos before finally returning to Earth from a rather unique perspective.

2 PM | Free | Lobby | Drop-in

Hear selections by the drummers, led by Artistic Director Laura Thomas, and then give it a try! Attendees are invited to try drums and assorted percussion instruments. This free program is offered in cooperation with the Grimsby Public Art Gallery.

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ADULT PROGRAMS | CULTURE DAYS FOR ADULTS | VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES | LIBRARY INFORMATION

Adult Programs


►Real Estate Info Series 7 PM | Fireplace Lounge | Free Register now (30 spots each) Buying or selling a home can often be a nerve-wracking experience. Learn to make informed decisions as you navigate the ins and outs of real estate from local experts in the industry.

►The Buying Process Tuesday, September 26 Get a crash course in the buying process from the Knighton Team of Keller Williams with information for both first-time buyers and current homeowners.

►Climate Change And your lawn! Thursday, October 5 7 PM | Fireplace Lounge Free | Register now (40 spots) Join Michael Stangl, owner and researcher of Stangl’s Enviro Lawn Care, and discover how your lawn can become a solution for climate change. Michael will discuss the science behind lawn care, why weeds grow, the toxic effects of fertilizer and pesticides, and how you can reduce these toxins, while still having a beautiful lawn.

►Home Sales in the Current Market Tuesday, October 3 Learn about the different types of markets, the current local market, and factors to consider when deciding whether to buy or sell first with Joanne Gaulton of Royal LePage.

►Residential Investing Basics Tuesday, October 10 Learn about income properties, using home equity to build wealth and the rules and regulations governing real estate investment with Sarah Taylor of Meridian (Grimsby), and Craig Watson of RE/MAX.

►Be a Smart Renovator Tuesday, October 17 Not all renovations will make you a good return on your investment. Sarah & Craig are back with tips on how to plan a renovation, get financing and hire a contractor.

►10 things you can do to protect your legacy:

Estate Planning Monday, October 2

►Author Reading: Brent Jones Thursday, November 2

7 PM | Fireplace Lounge Free | Register now (30 spots) Join Fort Erie author Brent Jones as he reads from his new novel, Fender. Brent gave up his career as a social media manager to pursue creative writing full time, and this is his second published novel. Hear the author speak about his experiences in his new career, and share an excerpt from his gripping new book.

►McNally Film Discussion Thursday, November 23 6:30 PM | Studio | Free Register now (25 spots)

In partnership with McNally House, the “Death: Something to Talk About Film Series” begins on November 23rd with a showing of Manchester By the Sea. Leave it to your family… not the government! Following the film there will be a Learn the ins and outs of estate planning with discussion around the themes of death, dying, loss and grief led by Renee Rebelo, from Life Coach Financial in McNally House staff & volunteers. this informative program taking place in Stay tuned for other great film recognition of National Seniors Day. in the series coming in 2018.

7 PM | Fireplace Lounge | Free Register now (30 spots)

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Movie: 2h17 min


*Check out page 12+14 for more programs with movie showings.

*This event is free in celebration of Culture Days!

►Grimsby Film Series

1h46 min

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►Friday, September 29 7 PM | Doors at 6:45 PM Fireplace Lounge | FREE

1h55 min

1h46 min

►Friday, October 27

►Friday, November 24

7 PM | Doors at 6:45 PM Fireplace Lounge | $5

7 PM | Doors at 6:45 PM Fireplace Lounge | $5

Last Mondays of the month 2 PM | Studio | Free | Drop-in Enjoy free classic movies at the Library with Monday Matinees. Capturing that old Hollywood magic and bringing it to you in the heart of downtown Grimsby.

Tech Help Tech Savvy Teens Tuesdays 3:45 - 4:45 PM Saturdays from 10 - 11 AM If you’d like to learn more about computers, e-readers, tablets or other technologies, please drop in to meet with one of the Library’s teen volunteers.

OR

Make an Appointment: Fill out the ‘Tech Help’ form on our website or call 905.945.5142 to book a one-onone session with Library staff.

►September 25 ►October 30 ►November 27 1h58 min

1h44 min

1h32 min

Media Lab Workshops ►Scanning Slides and Negatives

►Transferring VHS to DVD

Thursday, November 9

Thursday, November 23

7 PM | Fireplace Lounge Register now (20 spots) FREE

7 PM | Fireplace Lounge Register now (20 spots) FREE

Learn how to make high resolution digital copies of your slides and negatives with our Epson v500 scanner.

Learn how to record your VHS home videos to DVD or a digital file format using our Media Lab’s VHS/DVD recorder.

REAL ESTATE INFO SERIES | TECH HELP | MEDIA LAB HELP | GRIMSBY FILM SERIES | MORE ADULT PROGRAMS

Movies for Adults

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►Library Book Clubs

►Cookbook Club

►GAS Book Club

A new culinary theme every month!

The GAS Book Club has a new location! Revera’s Maplecrest Village | Downstairs 85 Main St. E., Grimsby | 7 PM Thanks to

7 PM | Free | Story Time Room Samples welcome | 20 spots per meeting

our friends at

►Juliet's Answer by Glenn Dixon

Register NOW for one or all of the dates below:

►Harvest Bounty

for providing the room + refreshments!

Monday, Sept 25 - Discuss recipes

Wednesday, Oct 18

for warm & cozy meals using a bounty of in-season vegetables.

Registration starts September 6 15 spots per meeting 10 books available (21 Day Loan)

►Soups and Stews Monday, Oct 30 - Warm up your

►Strangers with the Same Dream by Alison Pick

bellies by trying some delicious soups and stews. Discuss the results with fellow soup enthusiasts!

Wednesday, Nov 15 Registration starts October 4 15 spots per meeting 10 books available (21 Day Loan)

►Holiday Cooking Monday, Nov 27 - Relieve some of the stress of holiday cooking by learning some new tips & tricks, and help others by sharing some of your own ideas!

Check out the winter book club titles and dates on our website under Grimsby Author Series > GAS Book Club.

►Wellness & Health Programs ►Heartfulness Meditation Mondays | 7 PM | Studio | Free Sept 11, Oct 16, Nov 13, and Dec 11 Register now for all or one of the dates (25 spots per date)

Heartfulness Meditation is a practice to help reduce stress, and stay balanced in body, mind and soul. Join us once a month for sessions that will include a practical experience of meditation, plus readings of relevant literature on stillness, mindfulness, and heartfulness. Develop calmness leading to better concentration, inner balance and true wellness of being!

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►Your Microbiome and Your Health Tuesday, November 7 6 PM | Fireplace Lounge Free | Register now (40 spots) Join Grimsby Medical Associates' in-house dietitian, Monika Urbanski, for an exploration of how our gut bacteria influence our weight and how we influence our gut bacteria. We'll begin the evening with a documentary film, followed by an insightful conversation. Learning how the body works when losing weight will give you a whole new perspective on the process!


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►Doors Open House!

OCTOBER 15 - 21, 2017

Saturday, September 23 10 AM - 4 PM | Drop-in

Join us during Doors Open Grimsby for a refreshing lemonade break after strolling around town, then take a library tour! Staff will be on hand all day to show you around the building, highlight some resources and services you might not know about, and answer any of your questions.

It’s Ontario Public Library Week! your story.. Tell us

In celebration of OPLW, we want to hear what your favourite thing is about the Library! Visit our website and look for the logo above to submit your story. We’ll be sharing on social media at the end of the week, and by submitting, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win a fantastic book bundle!

►Stitching the Community Together 2 PM | Fireplace Lounge | Drop-in Whether you knit, crochet, cross stitch …whatever! Meet with other stitching enthusiasts during Doors Open to work on your latest project. We’ll discuss plans for future monthly meetups too!

Raeann Baldwin Cataloguer Years at GPL: 33 Raeann’s Story:

For as long as I can remember I’ve always wanted to work in a library and when I started at the GPL in 1984, I immediately loved my job working in this great artistic and literary community. My role is to select, order, process and take care of the GPL’s book collection. The care of these books is very important to me. I truly believe that the ideas and knowledge they hold can help shape the people we become. Working in a Library is like being around thousands of voices of wisdom. I’ve worked in a lot of different types of libraries, but wouldn’t want to be anywhere but here in Grimsby!

Wednesday, September 27 6:30 - 8 PM | Lobby | Free Get your bike tuned up at the Library for FREE after a summer of riding around town, up hills & through puddles. Register now, there are only 6 spots!

Wednesday, October 18 10:30 AM | Drop-in | Free Fireplace Lounge Celebrate Ontario Public Library week by joining a group of genealogy enthusiasts for family history sharing. We'll discuss format and topics for regular meetings. For more info call 905.945.5142 Program in conjunction with the

Research beforehand at the Library with

1 title. 10 books. 6 weeks. Have trouble finding enough copies of a title for all your book club members? Try Book Club in a Bag where you get 10 copies in one go. With over 50 titles to choose from, you’re bound to find that next great read for your club! Learn more at www.grimsby.ca/library > Services > Book Clubs

LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS | WELLNESS & HEALTH | NEW IDEAS | ONTARIO PUBLIC LIBRARY WEEK FOR ADULTS | BIKE TUNEUP

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Grimsby Author Series 2017-18 Season

Join us for the 2017-18 season of the Grimsby Author Series—it’s our sweet 16! We’ve got a fantastic roster of Canadian talent lined up that you won’t want to miss.

Buy full season ticket packages for $120 or half-season packages for $60. Tickets will be sold at the Library and online. Single tickets will be sold if unsold packages remain as events approach.

►FALL EVENTS

►WINTER EVENTS

Monday September 18

Monday, January 15

Wayne Johnston & Michael Redhill

Claire Cameron & Elan Mastai

Monday, October 23

Monday, February 12

Glenn Dixon & Linda Spalding

Giles Blunt & Peter Robinson

Monday, November 20

Monday, April 23

Alison Pick & Linden MacIntyre

Laurie Petrou & Jennifer Robson

►‘At the Library’ with Maureen Jennings

Keys to get some ZZZ’s Register now | 20 spots each | Free ►Sleep Tips for Parents with Infants Thursday, November 2 | 2 - 3:30 PM | Studio This program will help you set up a positive sleep environment, teach the importance of consistently responding to your baby, and the differences between infant sleep and adult sleep. Learn practical tips to help the whole family get more sleep and address concerns you may have with your infant's sleep.

►Sleep Tips for Parents with Toddlers Thursday, November 16 | 2 - 3:30 PM | Studio This program will help you set up a positive and safe sleep environment, highlight the importance of developing your relationship with your toddler, and teach you how toddler sleep needs differ from adult sleep needs. Learn practical tips to help your whole family get more sleep, and address concerns you may have with your toddler's sleep.

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Friday, December 8 | Doors: 6:30 PM Event starts: 7 PM | $15 BUY TICKETS STARTING SEPTEMBER 1

Join Murdoch Mysteries author, Maureen Jennings, at the Grimsby Public Library as a special presentation of the Grimsby Author Series to talk about her new Murdoch book Let Darkness Bury the Dead. This ‘At the Library’ event is an extra evening in our 2017-18 GAS season and tickets are sold separately.

►Remembrance Day MCpl Kevin Wadden Sunday, November 12 2 PM | Fireplace Lounge | Free MCpl Kevin Wadden will be the guest speaker for this year’s Memory Project presentation at the library. After joining the military at the age of 17, Wadden served more than 22 years in a variety of military capacities. The Memory Project gathers the stories & experiences of Canadian veterans in an effort to preserve them for future generations. Hear Kevin tell his story as part of this important initiative. www.thememoryproject.com

GPL Newsletter Fall/Winter 2017  

Programs and events for fall/winter 2017 at the Grimsby Public Library

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