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Program Calendar for Adults
Scroll down to see upcoming events for adults at the GPL.
Real Estate Info Series: The Buying Process | 7 PM
May 16, 2017
Join Chris Knighton, Dan Carrol + Justin Sawicki from the Knighton Group of Keller Williams® Realty Centres for this informative workshop. Get a crash course in the buying process with information for both first-time buyers and current homeowners.
Novel Writing with Lacey Bakker | 7 PM
May 18, 2017
Lacey Bakker has written articles and books for various audiences and is the owner of Pandamonium Publishing House. She'll teach you tips & ideas to take a novel all the way from your initial idea to successful publication.
Real Estate Info Series: Home Sales in the Current Market | 7 PM
May 23, 2017
Join Joanne Gaulton of Royal LePage for this informative workshop about different types of markets, the current local market, and factors to consider when deciding whether to buy or sell first.
Publishing: Self vs. Traditional | 7 PM
May 25, 2017
What are the pros and cons of traditional vs. self-publishing? The evolution of the publishing world has opened up exciting new possibilities; explore the choices available to authors.
Real Estate Info Series: Residential Investing | 7 PM
May 30, 2017
Learn about income properties, using home equity to build wealth and the rules and regulations of governing investment.
Monday Matinee: An American in Paris | 2 PM
May 29, 2017
Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.
Patio Reads Book Club: Handmaid's Tale | 6:30 PM
May 31, 2017
Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. In this society, human rights are severely limited and women's rights are even more curtailed.
Writing for Kids & Tweens with Lacey Bakker | 7 PM
June 1, 2017
Lacey will dive into the basics of writing for children and tweens, including an exploration of genres, trends, and unique features of this market.
Bone Food with Medical Associates | 3 PM
June 1, 2017
Good nutrition can help with healthy bones! Monika Urbanski, registered dietician, will take you beyond calcium and vitamin D to find out how to feed your bones right.
Real Estate Info Series: Be a Smart Renovator | 7 PM
June 6, 2017
Not all renovations will make you a good return on your investment. Learn how to plan a renovation, get financing and hire a contractor.
Talking Tea with Mr Kettle | 7 PM
June 8, 2017
Talking Tea will be of interest whether you're new to tea and looking to learn or an avid tea drinker and love to share your passion! Join us for an insightful introduction into the wonderful world of tea.
World Wide Knit In Public Day | 1 - 4 PM
June 10, 2017
Join us at the Library & Art Gallery for a knitting sit-in! Bring a lawn chair and your favourite yarn and help us celebrate World Wide Knit In Public Day.
Old Age Security
June 12, 2017
For seniors and planners, this program will give you all kinds of useful information on how to financially plan for old age.
What to Eat! 4-week Health + Wellness Series | 6 PM
June 13, 2017
Done with dieting? This 4-part series from Grimsby Medical Associates will show you show to build healthy eating habits to control weight long term.
Del Lord: From Grimsby to Hollywood | 7 PM
June 14, 2017
Local historian Shawn A. Roy will discuss Grimsby-born Three Stooges Director Del Lord. Learn all about his life working with Hollywood legends like Buster Keaton and Bing Crosby.
Drawing Clocks & Driving Cars | 7 PM
June 15, 2017
Join us for a presentation examining new tests being put in place for older drivers in Ontario and the emerging evidence from a large scale Canadian study of drivers aged 70 and older.
Patio Reads Book Club: The Break | 6:30 PM
June 21, 2017
When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window she spots someone in trouble on the Break. In a series of shifting narratives, people who are connected with the victim tell their stories leading up to that fateful night.
Safe and Strong at Home | 10:30 AM
June 21, 2017
This interactive workshop will include fall prevention and drug safety components. Chair-based exercises will be demonstrated and can be tried by participants.
Scanning Slides & Negatives
June 22, 2017
Learn how to make high resolution digital copies of your slides and negative using the Library's Media Lab scanner.
June 26, 2017
VHS to DVD Workshop
June 29, 2017
Learn how to record your old home VHS movies to DVD or digital file format using equipment in the Library's Media Lab.
Patio Reads Book Club: Two Solitudes
July 26, 2017
A powerful saga of Athanase Tallard, the son of an aristo-cratic French-Canadian tradition, of his beautiful Irish wife, and of their son , who struggles to establish a balance in himself and in the country he calls home.
Patio Reads Book Club: Big Little Lies
August 30, 2017
Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the dangerous little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.