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October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians' lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 15 to 21, 2017.

 

Check out our events for this year below:

 

 

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17
 
1:45 - 2:45 PM | Free | Fireplace Lounge
 
Register now at the Library (100 spots)
 
Sue Irwin, local Grimsby author of Safety Stars: Players Who Fought to Make the Hard Hitting Game of Professional Hockey Safer, will discuss her Silver Birch nominated book. All of the hockey players featured in Safety Stars are Canadian citizens, and many grew up in Ontario. Sue includes interesting facts and information about concussions that apply to many different sports.
 
 
THIS PROGRAM IS GEARED TO GRADES 5 - 8,
BUT ALL AGES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!
 
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We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
 
 
This author visit was made possible by a grant through the
writers union
 
 
 

 

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18
 
10:30 AM | Drop-in | Free | Fireplace Lounge
 
Celebrate Ontario Public Library week by joining a group of genealogy enthusiasts for family history sharing. We'll discuss format and topics for regular meetings. For more info call 905.945.5142
 
This program is being held in conjunction with the Grimsby Historical Society:
 
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Do some family history research before the meeting by
checking out Ancestry.ca next time you visit the Library.

 

 

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19
 
1:45 –2:45 PM | Free Fireplace Lounge
 
Register now at the Library (100 spots)
 
Tamara Botting, author of the juvenile fiction book Unfrogged, will be at the Grimsby Library to read from and discuss her book. It's a middle-grade novel that is packed full of adventure, courage, and friendship.
 
 THIS PROGRAM IS GEARED TO GRADES 3 - 5,
BUT ALL AGES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!

 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21
 
10:30 AM | Free | Fireplace Lounge | Drop-in
 
Join author Penny Beevor for a reading of her two picture books 
Bumble Berry 'Pop' and Penelope the Lost Pelican.
 
KIDS 3 - 6 ATTEND THIS PROGRAM WITH AN ADULT.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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18 Carnegie Ln  Grimsby, ON, L3M 1Y1
Ph: 905.945.5142 

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