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MBA-Adult-EdenMillsMysteryNight-2018

Mystery at the Library: Special Author Event

Thursday, May 31, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Are you looking for some new mystery reads this spring? Your Guelph Public Library is here to help. In partnership with the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival, the library is excited to host a “Mystery at
MBA-TeenKeepTalkingandNobodyExplodes-2018

Teen: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Friday, June 29, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Talk your friend through dismantling a virtual bomb using the Oculus Rift. Be careful though, if you make too many mistakes before the timer runs out, it’s game over! Ages 13 to 19 years. Please
CookBookClub-Spring-2018

Cook Book Club

Thursday, June 28, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Cook Book Club meets once a month at the Main Library (unless otherwise noted) from September to June. Hosted by Laura. To see what we’re reading this month, please refer to the full schedule.
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Everything Tech

Saturday, June 23, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Try out the different technologies the Guelph Public Library has to offer at Everything Tech! Ages 6 to 12 years.
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Painting Fireworks

Saturday, June 23, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Paint a picture just in time for Canada Day with brilliant fireworks in the sky! Ages 6 to 12 years.
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Physical Activity: Create a Practical Plan to be Active

Thursday, June 21, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Have you struggled with being more physically active? You are not alone. It's not easy to form new habits. Join physiotherapist Veronica Wong of Clear Path Chiropractice Care as she shares the
MBA-TeenQuietExamStudy-2018

Teen : Quiet Exam Study

Friday, June 22, 2018 9:00 AM - 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. This program will take place in
MBA-TeenQuietExamStudy-2018

Teen : Quiet Exam Study

Thursday, June 21, 2018 9:00 AM - 8:00 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. This program will take place in
MBA-TeenQuietExamStudy-2018

Teen : Quiet Exam Study

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 9:00 AM - 8:00 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. This program will take place in
LGBTQ April-June

LGBTQ Lit Book Club

Monday, June 18, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 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
MBA-Adult-GardenMakers3D-2018

Garden Markers: 3D

Friday, June 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Design and print your very own garden markers with technology found at the Tech Bar. Adults. Please register.
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Slime Masterpieces

Saturday, June 9, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Prepare different kinds of slime to see what works best. Just add some colour, glitter, and creativity. Ages 6 to 12 years.
BFM-Junior-TechDiscoveryOzobots-2018

Tech Discovery: Ozobots

Saturday, June 9, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join us for this fun interactive workshop to learn how to code with fun and easy to use Ozobots. Ages 6 to 12 years. Please register.
Fantasy and Sci-Fi April-June

Fantasy and Sci-Fi Book Club

Saturday, June 2, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 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-TeenBookLaunchETCH-2018

Teen Book Launch : ETCH Anthology

Saturday, June 2, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
We’re having a party to celebrate our “It’s All Write: Teen Short Story Contest” and “Judge a Book by Its Cover Contest” and everyone is invited to attend! We'll announce the winners and present them
MBA-Junior-WhereTheWildThingsLive-2018

Where the Wild Things Live

Saturday, June 2, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Have an adventure in Guelph’s neighbourhoods with Dan the Nature Man. Discover wildlife found in forests, water and fields. This month we will go on a "river safari". Ages 6 to 12 years. Please
MBA-Adult-WalkAndTalk-2018

Walk and Talk: Learn from a Master Gardener

Monday, May 28, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Spring has sprung and you may be wondering what to plant and when to plant it. Join us for this walk and talk through the local neighbourhood, Exhibition Park where a Master Gardener will talk about
MBA-Family-NatureInTheCity-2018

Nature in the City: Fur and Claws

Saturday, May 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
What mysterious mammals are hiding in our backyards? This program will be held in the Program Room on the second floor, Main Library (100 Norfolk Street). Ages 8 years to adult. Walk: Sunday May 27
MBA-TeenVideoGameCreation-2018

Teen: Video Game Creation

Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Create your own video game from scratch using a Bloxels Gameboard and coloured blocks. Ages 13 to 19 years. Please register.
MBA-Adult-AdvanceCarePlanning-2018

Advance Care Planning - Conversations Worth Having

Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Learn how to decide who will make future health care decisions if you are unable to do so. Explore how to have conversations with your loved ones about your wishes, values and beliefs to help your
LGBTQ April-June

LGBTQ Lit Book Club

Monday, May 14, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 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
MBA-Adult-WalkAndTalk-2018

Walk and Talk: All About Pole Walking

Monday, May 14, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Have you been out and about on the trails in Guelph and come across people walking with the help of poles? Find out what pole walking is all about on this Walk and Talk led by Gina Giammarco,
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Tech Discovery: Cubelets

Saturday, May 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join us for this interactive workshop to construct simple robots with Cubelets. Ages 6 to 12 years old. Please register.
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Build a Fairy Door

Saturday, May 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Have you ever seen a fairy door in a tree? Make one that you can place around town then learn where you can find others to look at. Ages 6 to 12 years.
MBA-Family-NatureInTheCity-2018

Nature in the City: Roots and Shoots

Saturday, May 12, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Jack in the pulpit, bloodroot, and squirrel corn! Learn what those colourful wildflowers are and how they got their names! This program will be held in the Program Room on the second floor, Main
MBA-Adult-PrideLit-2018

PrideLit

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Celebrate Guelph Pride week with an author from the LGBTQ community.
MBA-Adult-WalkAndTalk-2018

Walk and Talk: Historical Churches

Monday, May 7, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join our very own Archivist, Darcy Hiltz, as he takes us on a walking tour of the historical churches of downtown Guelph. Please register. We will meet in the Living Room on the first floor of the
MBA-Junior-StorytimeWithAthenaMcQueen-2018

Storytime with Athena McQueen

Sunday, May 6, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Celebrate Guelph Pride week! Have you ever wanted to be a prince or a princess? Get ready for a magical storytime with local drag queen, Athena McQueen! Drag is about the power of imagination and
Cafe curiosity- April-May

Cafe Curiosity

Sunday, May 6, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cafe Curiosity: A Book Club for Discovery of all things Health and Science. This book club meets once a month (except December) from September to May. To see what we're reading this month, please
MBA-Junior-WhereTheWildThingsLive-2018

Where the Wild things Live

Saturday, May 5, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Have an adventure in Guelph’s neighbourhoods with Dan the Nature Man. Discover wildlife found in forests, water and fields. This month we will explore the signs of spring. Ages 6 to 12 years. Please

ESL Book Club

Wednesday, May 2, 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. This session runs from April 4 - May 30 to discuss "The Rosie Project" by Graeme
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Thumbprint Cartooning

Saturday, April 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Turn your thumbprints into a story! Ages 6 to 12 years.
MBA-Family-NatureInTheCity-2018

Nature in the City: Feathers and Beaks

Saturday, April 28, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Identifying, understanding and attracting some of our favourite local feathered friends. This program will be held in the Program Room on the second floor, Main Library (100 Norfolk Street). Ages 8
MBA-Adult-DeadPoetsLiveOn-2018

Dead Poets Live On

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Vocamus Writers' Community will introduce one of their favourite dead poets and then read a selection of that poet's work.