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  • Thursdays, Jun 06, 2024 - Dec 05, 2024
    1:00pm
    120 minutes

    7 sessions remaining

    An open house for persons with dementia, their care partners, and families.

    Fun and stimulating mental activities are planned to enhance the social interactions and the connections that are built within the group. Light snacks and warm drinks are served alongside items that aim to spark conversations and reminiscing.

    First Thursday of each month (starts in May 2023). 1-3pm.

  • Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good books in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. First Thursday of every month. New members welcome.

  • Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 2:00pm
    120 minutes

    Learn, in simple terms, how your camera works to enable you to take better photos. The lecture will cover tips on composition, depth of field, lighting, people pictures and how to avoid common pitfalls. Learn how to get off the automatic setting on your camera and take control!

    Presented by Lynda Buske from the Ottawa PC Users' Group and the Orleans Photo Club

  • Books

    Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere. All are welcome! Drop-in program.

    This group meets the first Thursday of the month  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    January 4 "Beloved" by Toni Morrison

    February 1 "Lady Tan's Circle" by Lisa See 

    March 7 "Wrong Place, Wrong Time" by Gillian McAllister 

    April 4 "Talking to Canadians" by Rick Mercer

    May 2 "The Buried Giant" by Kazuo Ishiguro

    June 6 "The Mistress of Nothing" by Kate Pullinger 

  • Bedtime Math

    Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 6:00pm
    45 minutes

    Sorry this event and its waiting list are full

    An evening family storytime program that encourages mathematical thinking through playful learning and hands-on activites.

    Engage, Encourage and Grow Together.

    For young thinkers ages 3-6 and their adult co-learner.

  • Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 6:00pm
    60 minutes

    Explore the woodland art work of Rhonda Snow and uncover the oral history of the sacred Ojibwe Spirit Horses through the art.

  • Vernon Book Club

    Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Everyone is welcome to join Vernon’s book club!

    Visit with your friends and neighbours to discuss great books.

    First Thursday of the month

    January 4th, February 1st, March 7th, April 4th, May 2nd & June 6th

    6:30pm-7:30pm

    JanuaryHaven by Emma Donoghue

    FebruaryDaisy Darker by Alice Feeney

    MarchAll You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung

    April - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

    MayBetween Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad

    Books will be available at the Vernon branch service hub.

  • Thursday Jun 06, 2024 at 6:30pm
    60 minutes

    Practice your English language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly envionment.  Registration Required.

  • Friday Jun 07, 2024 at 1:30pm
    90 minutes

    Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere at the Hazeldean Library.  Join us for discussion on the first Friday of every month.

    NOVEMBER 10, 2023

    “Atonement” by Ian McEwan (Fiction)

    DECEMBER 1, 2023

    “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing”by Daniel Pink (Non-Fiction)

    NO MEETING IN JANUARY

    FEBRUARY 2, 2024

    “Washington Black” by Esi Erdugan (Canadian-Fiction)

    MARCH 1, 2024

    “Five Little Indians” by Michelle Good (Canadian-Fiction)

    APRIL 5, 2024

    “Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles (Fiction)

    MAY 3, 2024

    “The Vanishing Half” by Britt Bennett (Fiction)

    June 7, 2024

    “Full Disclosure” by Beverley McLachlin (Canadian-Mystery)

  • pixel art of some video game consoles

    Friday Jun 07, 2024 at 3:30pm
    120 minutes

    It's PD Day and school's off! Play card games, board games or video games on the big screen! For kids 6-12.