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French BookClub Jan-March

French Book Club for Adults

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The French Book Club meets once a month at the Guelph Public Library's Westminster Square Branch for intermediate to advanced French speakers. Hosted by France. To see what we're reading this month,
mens bookclub Jan-March

Men's Book Club

Monday, March 26, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Men's Book Club meets once a month at Baker Street Station from September to June. Hosted by Darryl. To see what we’re reading this month, please refer to the full schedule. This is a registered
MBA-TeenOpenArtStudio-2018

Teen: Open Art Studio

Saturday, March 24, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Acrylic on canvas, watercolour, pencil, charcoal...have fun experimenting at this self-guided experience. We supply the tools, you bring the creativity and curiosity. Grades 7 to 12.
MBA-HowToFest-2018

How To Expert Festival

Saturday, March 24, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Do you love to learn new things but never seem to have enough time? The Guelph Public Library is hosting a HOW‐TO Expert Festival on Saturday, March 24, 2018 where everyone can master a new skill!
Teen ReadAndFeed Jan-March

Teen Read & Feed

Friday, March 23, 2018 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Teen Read & Feed Book Club meets once a month at the Bullfrog Library from September to May. Hosted by Stacey. Join us and feed both your mind and body with snacks and a new book each month. Ages
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Stratford Festival Lecture Series

Thursday, March 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Presented in partnership with Stratford Festival, enjoy thought-provoking lectures based on this season's plays! Thursday Evenings at the Main Library 7 - 8:30 p.m. March 1 • The Music Man with Lois
MBA-OlderAdult-ChronicArthritisPain-2018

Chronic Arthritis Pain Management Workshop

Thursday, March 22, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
There are many ways to fight arthritis pain. The Chronic Pain Management Workshop is a two-hour course that gives you the tools to help control the pain of your disease. Learn about the sources of
BFM-StopMotionMovies-2018

Stop Motion Movies with Lego Bricks

Saturday, March 17, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bring your iPad or Android tablet (or borrow one of ours) to learn how to create a stop motion film using Lego Bricks. Ages 6 to 12 years. Please register.
MBA-DrawingLab-2018

Drawing Lab

Friday, March 16, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Create unique drawings by scribbling and using inkblots as inspiration. Ages 11 to 13 years. Please register each person attending.
MBA-ArtGalaxy-2018

Art Galaxy

Friday, March 16, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The sky is the limit with these out of this world art projects. Ages 4 to 10 years. Please register.
MBA-ToddlerArt-2018

Toddler Art

Friday, March 16, 2018 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Get messy and create some amazing art with your little one. Ages 2 to 3 years. Please register each child attending.
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Stratford Festival Lecture Series

Thursday, March 15, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Presented in partnership with Stratford Festival, enjoy thought-provoking lectures based on this season's plays! Thursday Evenings at the Main Library 7 - 8:30 p.m. March 1 • The Music Man with Lois
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Teen: Friendship Bracelets

Thursday, March 15, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Knot and tie colourful bracelets for yourself or a friend. Grades 7 to 12.
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Zippee the Clown

Thursday, March 15, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Be entertained by Zippee the Clown at this fun comedy show. Ages 4 to 12 years.
MBA-AthenaMcQueen-2018

Athena McQueen Live

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Have you ever wanted to be a prince or a princess? Get ready for a magical story time with local drag queen, Athena McQueen! Drag is about the power of imagination and being exactly who you want to
MBA-SuperScienceChallenge-2018

Super Science Challenge with Let's Talk Science

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Teamwork is essential as children solve mini‐engineering, science and matching challenges. Can they design a method to move ping‐pong balls without touching them or passing beyond specific
MBA-TeenTieDye-2018

Teen: Tie-Dye

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
It's as simple as it sounds! Just tie your t-shirt and then dye it! Create groovy patterns and textures. Please bring a white or light coloured cotton t-shirt or pillow case. Please register each
BFM-StopMotionMovies-March13-2018

Stop Motion Movies with Lego Bricks

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bring your iPad or Android tablet (or borrow one of ours) to learn how to create a stop motion film using Lego Bricks. Ages 6 to 12 years. Please register.
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Mad Science

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Get excited about science at this fantastic interactive show! Ages 4 to 12 years.
MBA-ApplefunPuppetry-2018

Applefun Puppetry

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Join Applefun Puppetry for 45‐minutes of puppet show fun. Oh no! The Sheriff has stolen the money! The best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a
MBA-WildOntarioBirdsOfPrey-2018

Wild Ontario: Birds of Prey

Monday, March 12, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Faster, Stronger, Stealthier ‐ Ontario's Incredible Raptors! Get up‐close and personal with Wild Ontario's incredible, live birds‐of‐prey! In this interactive presentation you'll learn what makes
ESB-StorytimeScience-2018

Storytime Science with Let's Talk Science

Saturday, March 10, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Become a junior astronaut and gain a basic understanding of space exploration and the vast universe around you in this space‐themed workshop! This activity is paired with the book 'The Magic School

Stratford Festival Lecture Series

Thursday, March 8, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Presented in partnership with Stratford Festival, enjoy thought-provoking lectures based on this season's plays! Thursday Evenings at the Main Library 7 - 8:30 p.m. March 1 • The Music Man with Lois
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Technology 101: Social Media

Thursday, March 8, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Staying connected doesn’t have to be hard! Learn how to use social media programs and apps to keep in touch with your friends and family all over the world. Ages 55 years and older.
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eExpert Time

Monday, March 5, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Having tech trouble? Drop in for some one-on-one assistance! Bring in your device along with your questions, or use a library device. We can help you use social media apps, set up an email account,
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Gizmos and Gadgets: Book Hedgehog

Saturday, March 3, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Discover how to make a cute hedgehog using an old book. Ages 5 to 12 years.
MBA-Adult-FamilyHistoryWorkshop-2018

Discover Your Family History

Saturday, March 3, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Explore online eResources and discover tips for conducting internet searches, using social networking sources and building your own research “toolbox”. An introduction to DNA testing and how this
MBA-FemTech-Bloxels-2018

FemTech: Bloxels

Saturday, March 3, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Design and construct your very own video games with Bloxels. This program is targeted towards those who identify with the female gender but all are welcome. Ages 6 to 12 years. Please register.
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Stratford Festival Lecture Series

Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Presented in partnership with Stratford Festival, enjoy thought-provoking lectures based on this season's plays! Thursday Evenings at the Main Library 7 - 8:30 p.m. March 1 • The Music Man with Lois
mens bookclub Jan-March

Men's Book Club

Monday, February 26, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Men's Book Club meets once a month at Baker Street Station from September to June. Hosted by Darryl. To see what we’re reading this month, please refer to the full schedule. This is a registered
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Vocamus Press Writing Series: Kasia Jaronczyk - Point of View

Sunday, February 25, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Point of view is the most intricate aspect of fiction – it defines the relationship between the writer, characters and the readers. Once you have an idea for a story and whom the story belongs to,
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Things that Shine - Explorers

Saturday, February 24, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Use a selection of natural and found objects to explore with all of your senses and discover the properties of things that shine. Observe as each child examines, touches, tastes, bangs and stacks a
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Trivia Night

Friday, February 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join fellow 20 to 30 somethings as you test your knowledge on all things trivia. Come with a group or come on your own! Adults.
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Vocamus Press Writing Series: Adam Lindsay Honsinger – Imagination in Fiction

Sunday, February 18, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
You've got a fantastic imagination and a story to tell. Don't let one get in the way of the other. Using writing samples and an exercise or two, this fiction workshop will explore how our
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Gizmos and Gadgets: Robotic Hand

Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how to make a robotic hand using cardboard and string. Ages 5 to 12 years.
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Family History Workshop

Saturday, February 17, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Explore various records which can provide insight into our ancestors' lives. Look at civil registrations, censuses, parish and cemetery records, wills, land and property records, maps and much more!
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FemTech: Tinker Stations

Saturday, February 17, 2018 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Tinker away with various supplies to engineer creative objects! The possibilities are endless! This program is targeted towards those who identify with the female gender but all are welcome. Ages 6
LGBTQ Jan-Mar

LGBTQ Lit Book Club

Monday, February 12, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The LGBTQ Lit Book Club meets once a month at The Albion from September to June. Hosted by Steve. To see what we’re reading this month, please refer to the full schedule. This is a registered
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Vocamus Press Writing Series: Karen Smythe – Novel Ideas

Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
“There are no new stories, only new ways of telling them,” or so goes the old adage. Literature is an art form that explores and portrays our experience of life—from birth and childhood to love and
MBA-ToddlerHeartArt-2018

Toddler Heart Art

Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Get messy and create some amazing art with your little one. Ages 2 to 3 years. Please register each child attending.
SCB-FrenchStorytime-2018

French Storytime

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Join us for French language songs, stories and more! Ages birth to 5 years.
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Technology 101: Video Chats

Thursday, February 8, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how to use Skype, FaceTime and other apps to have video conversations with your friends and loved ones. Please bring your own device. Ages 55 years and older.
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Online Learning Information Session

Thursday, February 8, 2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn how Contact North | Contact Nord helps Ontario residents get their degree, diploma or certificate or upgrade their skills online. They are a non-profit organization, funded by the Ministry of
Fantasy and Sci-Fi Jan-March

Fantasy and Sci-Fi Book Club

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Fantasy and Sci Fi Book Club meets once a month at Fionn MacCool's Pub. Hosted by Lindsay. To see what we’re reading this month, please refer to the full schedule. This is a registered
MBA-Adult-VocamusPressWritingSeries-2018

Vocamus Press Writing Series: Greg Rhyno – Songwriting for Musical Dummies

Sunday, February 4, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Examine lyric writing in this workshop for people with little to no musical training or experience. It will focus on elements such as subject matter, voice, tone, style, phrasing and discuss a number
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Drawing Anime

Saturday, February 3, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn how to draw anime at this hands on workshop. Ages 6 to 12 years. Please register.
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Family History Workshop

Saturday, February 3, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn the differences between genealogy and family history. Participants will learn how to establish research goals, where to begin researching, what to look for and how to gather information from
MBA-FemTech-Cubelets-2018

FemTech: Cubelets

Saturday, February 3, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Construct simple robots with Cubelets! This program is targeted towards those who identify with the female gender but all are welcome. Kids 6 to 12 years. Please register.
MBA-TeenWritingWorkshop-2018

Teen: Writing Workshop

Friday, February 2, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join writer Chris Sanagan and artist Jason Lapidus, the creators of the new Group of 7 graphic novels about seven Canadian heroes who fought in World War I. Chris and Jason will teach you how to use
MBA-Teen13ReasonsWhy-2018

"13 Reasons Why" for Teens

Friday, February 2, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Heard about or seen the Netflix series '13 Reasons Why'? Or perhaps you've read the book. If you have, or if you're interested in learning more about 13 Reasons Why, join Shawna Percy, certified
MBA-FamilyLiteracyDay-2018

Family Literacy Day Event

Saturday, January 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Everyone will have fun at this action packed, family event! First, Athena McQueen will present a dazzling storytime followed by music with Mr. Chris and the Gassy Bubbles. Face painting, science
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Build it: Extreme Sculptures

Friday, January 26, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Go wild with a variety of materials to build some extreme sculptures with a group or on your own. Ages 6 to 12 years. Please register each child attending.
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Teen: Quiet Exam Study

Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
We're rolling out the red carpet and putting you up in our Board Room on the second floor of the main library, so you can have a quiet space to study. Grades 9 to 12.
ESL book club Jan-March

ESL Book Club

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The ESL Book Club meets every Wednesday for ESL learners who want to practice their English reading and conversation skills. This session runs from January 10 - March 7 to discuss "Go Set a Watchman"