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Adult Programs

**Do you have an idea for programs. Submit our program proposal form!**

Check out our calendar of adult activities for SEPTEMBER

SPECIAL EVENTS

Science Literacy Week

September 18th - 24th, 2017 at the Library
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  • Movie: Oceans
    Journey in to the depths of a wonderland filled with mystery, beauty and power. Oceans is a spectacular story, narrated by Pierce Brosnan, about remarkable creatures under the sea.

    Date:
    Saturday September 23rd, 2:00 pm

  • Shark Diving with Mike Hart
    Tiger sharks and Greater Hammerhead sharks have a reputation as man-eating terrors from the deep. Perhaps the reputation is not deserved.

    Join Mike Hart on a shark expedition to the Bahama Islands to find and dive with Tiger sharks and Greater Hammerhead sharks.

    Date:
    Sunday September 24th, 2:00 pm

Pop Up Library Green Screen

Discover virtual reality technology and strike a pose in front of the green screen with any background you can imagine!

Date: Saturday September 30th from 10 am to 2 pm

Where: King Street West Festival, Brockville

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The Art of Mehandi

Explore the arts and culture of India with mehandi henna tattoos, and sample treats from Chanda Foods. FREE.

Date: Sunday October 1st, 2017 from 2 pm to 4 pm

Where: at the Library - 23 Buell Street

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crafts

Craft & Chat

Bring your crafts – knitting, crochet, weaving, bunke, quilting - and your lunch and join us for crafting and chatting. $2, no registration required.

Mondays 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Brockville Legion on Park St.

For more information contact Brandy by email or by phone: 613.342.3936 ext 6432

Crochet

An informal social gathering to share your ​crochet ideas, projects and problems. Just learning? There is always someone here to lend a helping hand. No registration required. FREE. Crochet meets on the second and fourth Friday of the month.

Fridays 10:00 am to 11:30 am

For more information contact Brandy by email or by phone: 613.342.3936 ext 6432

Kniterary Nights

An informal social gathering to share your knitting ideas, projects and problems. Just learning? There is always someone here to lend a helping hand. No registration required. Free. Kniterary Nights meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday eveninng of the month.

Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

For more information contact Brandy by email or by phone: 613.342.3936 ext 6432

Unravelled

A knit & crochet group for the young and the young at heart.

Love to knit or crochet? Want to learn? Feel like inspiring a new generation of yarn crafters? Unravelled is for you! Bring your projects along and socialize with other yarn-happy people in a fun, relaxed environment. All ages - young children should attend with an adult. FREE.

Tuesdays 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

For more information contact Brandy by email or by phone: 613.342.3936 ext 6432

 

Book Clubs

** Please contact Brandy at 613-342-3936 ext. 6432 or by email if you are interested in joining a book club.

Monday Morning Book Club

We are now taking names for the Monday morning book club. This club meets on the last Monday of every month at 11 am. Please contact Brandy at 613.342.3936 ext. 6432 or by email. Registration required.

Tuesday Night Book Club

This book club is now full. The Tuesday night book club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Pints & Pages

Join us for a pint on the first Thursday of every month and talk about whatever you’ve been reading—books, magazines, blogs, newspapers, webpages, obituaries... No registration. No book of the month.

First Thursday every month 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Bud's on the Bay, 17 Broad Street

Book Club at the Fudgery *NEW*

A different kind of book club. Join us on the third Friday of every month and talk about whatever you’ve been reading—books, magazines, blogs, newspapers, webpages... No registration. No book of the month.

Third Friday every month 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Location: O'Mally Kourt Fudgery, 55 King St. W

 

training, education & recreation

Adult Community Living

A bi-weekly program for local area residents age 20+ with physical and developmental disabilities.

Activities include guest speakers, crafts, basic literacy, information and media literacy, library and information resources, technology, games and current events.

Please register by filling out and submitting the Registration Form to Brandy.

Schedule: Every other Friday beginning September 8th from 10 am to 11:30 am

Contact Brandy at 613.342.3936 ext. 6432 or brandy@brockvillelibrary.ca for information.

Bridge at the Library

Dates: Tuesdays 12:30pm to 3:30pm

The game is free and all levels of players are welcome (including beginners).

Computer Training

Tech training and computer help sessions are available. Our tech tutors will be available at the library for one on one lessons. Book an 1 hour appointment in person or by phone. All sessions are FREE.

Computer training sessions available at various times throughout the week.

Transition Brockville Meetings (Formerly Brockville Climate Action Group)

In partnership with the Brockville Public Library, Transition Brockville, a local citizens' group founded in 2007, holds free public presentations and information sessions. The meeting topics promote the City of Brockville's sustainability and help individuals and our community transition away from a global economy dependent on fossil fuels to one that is more locally based. In this way people can be more resilient to the challenges presented by climate change, resource depletion, overpopulation and economic stagnation.

Schedule: last Sunday of the month at 2pm @ the Brockville Public Library (unless otherwise noted)

Up-to-date meeting information is always available at Transition Brockville
If you have specific interests or suggestions for future presentations, please send to transitionbrockville@gmail.com

Transition Brockville Sustainability Collection @ Brockville Public Library

Over the years, Transition Brockville has collected books on topics ranging from the science of climate change and studies on civilization, economics and ecology to the creative ways individuals and local communities can make themselves more resilient.

Browse or borrow from the Transition Brockville Sustainability Collection, located on a book trolley in the nonfiction room on the 2nd floor of the Library. Titles can also be searched using the term 'Transition Brockville' on our online catalogue: here

The Learning Lounge - Adult Learning and Basic Skills Drop In!

The Lounge Adult Literacy Program is a free drop-in for adult learners to practice reading, math and literacy skills at the Brockville Public Library. Transportation options are available

Wednesdays 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

For more information contact Brandy by email or by phone: 613.342.3936 ext 6432

 

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Upcoming Special Events

  • Disney's "Oceans" Movie
    Narrated by Pierce Brosnan, Oceans, this spectacular story about remarkable creatures under the sea will be playing at 2:00pm. Details.

  • Shark Diving with Mike Hart
    Join Mike Hart on a virtual shark expedition with Tiger sharks and Greater Hammerhead sharks at 2:00pm. Details.

  • Pop Up Library Green Screen
    Strike a pose with any background you can imagine at the King Street West Festival! Details.

  • The Art of Mehandi
    Explore the arts of culture of India with henna tattoos and sample treats from Chanda Foods at the library! Details.

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