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Some in-branch programs require registration with your library card. Please log in with your library account or follow this link to apply for a card online. You can also apply for a card in person at any of our 33 locations.

  • Colorful picture of people conversing, with different shape bubbles above their heads

    Wednesdays, Dec 06, 2023 - Apr 10, 2024
    6:30pm
    60 minutes

    17 sessions remaining

    Every Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 pm

    September 13th- December 20th

    Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed and friendly environment. All levels are welcome in this free program.

  • Tuesday Dec 19, 2023 at 1:30pm
    60 minutes

    Pack your bags and prepare for the first chapter in a tour around the world! Joins us every third Tuesday until June 2024, where we will discuss a title set in a different country and/or written by a foreign author.

    When you pick up a copy of September's title, you will receive a Traveler's Guide to keep with you for the year, in which you may keep notes as you read, draw something from the book that has inspired you, or bring up points you'd like to discuss during the meet-ups.

    At every meeting you attend, you will get your "passport" stamped. We hope to see you well-traveled by summer 2024!

  • Open book on a table

    Thursday Dec 21, 2023 at 7:00pm
    60 minutes

    Come join us the 4th Thursday of every month for lively discussion on a variety of English-language books.

  • Mondays, Jan 08, 2024 - Mar 25, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    You already have some basic English language skills and are looking for a casual, friendly environment where you can practice your English speaking skills? 

    Join our English conversation group!

    Receive guidance from our experienced leaders, meet new people and gain confidence in your ability to speak English.

    No program on February 19, 2024.

  • magnifying glass on top of orange-tinted map of the earth

    Tuesdays, Jan 16, 2024 - Mar 19, 2024
    1:30pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Continuing from the fall session, all aboard for the next leg of our tour around the world, with Japan, Mexico, and Sri Lanka! Join us the third Tuesday of each month until June 2024, where we will discuss a title set in a different country and/or written by a foreign author.

    When you register, we will reserve a copy of the book for you - no need to place a hold, unless you would like to enjoy the book in a different format. When you pick up your copy, you will receive a Reader's Passport to keep with you for the year, in which you may keep notes as you read, draw something from the book that has inspired you, or bring up points you'd like to discuss during the meeting.

    At every meeting you attend, bring your "passport" to have it stamped. We hope to see you well-traveled by summer 2024!

  • open book on tree roots, surrounded by leaves

    Thursdays, Jan 25, 2024 - Mar 28, 2024
    7:00pm
    60 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Come join us the 4th Thursday of every month for lively discussion on a variety of English-language books. Everything from non-fiction to fantasy to gentle reads, there's something for everyone - and you may find a new genre that appeals to you!

  • Mondays, Dec 04, 2023 - Dec 18, 2023
    9:30am
    30 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver.

  • Mondays, Dec 04, 2023 - Dec 18, 2023
    10:00am
    120 minutes

    3 sessions remaining

    Are you looking for work? Unemployed or underemployed?

    Drop-in to meet one-on-one with an Employment Counsellor from the Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Services team.

  • person reading to children

    Mondays, Dec 04, 2023 - Dec 11, 2023
    10:00am
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers and a parent or caregiver. 19-35 months.

  • Mondays, Dec 04, 2023 - Dec 21, 2023
    10:00am
    660 minutes

    18 sessions remaining

    Donate to help your community ​at the Ruth E. Dickinson library during opening hours. ​

    100 Malvern Drive​

    Friday December 1st at 10am to ​

    Thursday, December 21st at 1pm 

    Items most need are: ​peanut butter, jam, juice boxes, fruit cups, granola bars, crackers, boxed macaroni & cheese, and canned pasta.​

    Visit barrhavenfoodcupboard.ca ​to find more information about how you can help. ​