Programs & Events for Adults

 
 
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  Program Calendar for Adults

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Climate Change and Your Lawn | 7 PM
October 5, 2017

Join Michael Stangl, owner and researcher Join Michael Stangl, owner and researcher of Stangl’s Enviro Lawn Care, and discover  how your lawn can become a solution for   climate change.
 
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Real Estate Info Series: Residential Investing | 7 PM
October 10, 2017

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.
 
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Heartfulness Meditation Workshop | 7 PM
October 16, 2017

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.
 
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Real Estate Info Series: Be a Smart Renovator | 7 PM
October 17, 2017

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.
 
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Genealogy Club Meeting | 10:30 AM
October 18, 2017

Celebrate Ontario Public Library week by joining a group of genealogy enthusiasts for family history sharing.  
 
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GAS Book Club: Juliet's Answer | 7 PM
October 18, 2017

The GPL is pleased to offer a book club featuring a selection of titles from the Grimsby Author Series.
 
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Grimsby Film Series: Maudie | 7 PM
October 27, 2017

Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) falls in love with a fishmonger (Ethan Hawke) while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.
 
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Monday Matinee: Harvey | 2 PM
October 30, 2017

Join us at the library for a classic movie showing!
 
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Cookbook Club Meeting: Soups & Stews | 7 PM
October 30, 2017

Warm up your bellies by trying some delicious soups and stews. Discuss the results with fellow soup enthusiasts!
 
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Keys to Get Some Zzz's: Infants | 2 PM
November 2, 2017

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.
 
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Brent Jones: Author Reading | 7 PM
November 2, 2017

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.
 
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Let's Talk Science: Tin Foil Boats & Marshmallows | 7 PM
November 7, 2017 

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.
 
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Your Microbiome and Your Health | 6 PM
November 7, 2017

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.
 
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Media Lab Workshop: Slides & Negatives | 7 PM
November 9, 2017

Learn how to make high res-olution digital copies of your slides and negatives with our Epson v500 scanner.
 
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The Memory Project: MCpl Kevin Wadden | 2 PM
November 12, 2017

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.
 
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Heartfulness Meditation Workshop | 7 PM
November 13, 2017

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.
  
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November 14, 2017 

While doing yoga poses, experience muscle contractions, equilibrium and flexibil-ity. We'll also investigate how muscles work at the microscopic level.
 
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GAS Book Club: Strangers with the Same Dream | 7 PM
November 15, 2017

The GPL is pleased to offer a book club featuring a selection of titles from the Grimsby Author Series.
 
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Keys to Get Some Zzz's: Toddlers | 2 PM
November 16, 2017

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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Media Lab Workshop: VHS to DVD | 7 PM
November 23, 2017

Learn how to record your VHS home videos to DVD or a digital file format using our Media Lab’s VHS/DVD recorder.
 
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Grimsby Film Series: Dunkirk | 7 PM
November 24, 2017

In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. 
 
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Monday Matinee: Arsenic and Old Lace | 2 PM
November 27, 2017

Join us at the library for a classic movie showing!
 
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Cookbook Club Meeting: Holiday Cooking | 7 PM
November 27, 2017

Relieve some of the stress of holiday cooking by learning some new tips & tricks, and help others by sharing some of your own ideas!
 
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At the Library with Maureen Jennings
December 8, 2017

Join us for a Murdoch Mystery evening with author Maureen Jennings.
 
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Heartfulness Meditation Workshop | 7 PM
December 11, 2017

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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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