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  • Wednesday Jan 10, 2024 at 3:30pm
    120 minutes

    Quack... quack... quack... QUACK! 


    Ducks never say die!

    Join us for a free screening of The Mighty Ducks, the movie that launched an NHL franchise and Joshua Jackson's career! Come for the popcorn, stay for the amazing quotes. 

  • Banner reading "Job Search Workshop" on top of a photo of people waiting to be interviewed.

    Thursday Jan 11, 2024 at 3:00pm
    120 minutes

    Looking to start in a new position, apply for your first job, or jump back into the workplace? The Community Employment Resource Centre (CERC) is here to offer you tips, tricks, and get you started on your job search. Join us for an informative afternoon with a presenter from CERC that will have you one step closer to finding your dream job

  • Mondays, Jan 15, 2024 - Jan 30, 2024
    120 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Teens! Are you looking for a quiet study space during exams? We have you covered! We have reserved our meeting room as an extra quiet study space just for teens (although you are always welcome to study at the library anytime during opening hours).

    Les ados! Cherchez-vous un espace d'étude silencieux pendant les examens? Nous avons ce qu’il vous faut! Nous avons réservé notre salle de réunion en tant qu'espace d'étude particulièrement silencieux pour les ados (bien que vous êtes toujours le bienvenu à la bibliothèque à tout moment pendant les heures d'ouverture).

  • smiling woman playing with virtual reality headset and hand-controllers

    Monday Jan 15, 2024 at 3:30pm
    90 minutes

    Drop by to play some of the many games on our Oculus Rift system! Explore mountains or deep seas, ride roller coasters, soar as an eagle, challenge your agility with Beat Saber or Fruit Ninja, defend your castle as an archer or your spaceship with a laser, and many more! 

    All games are single-player with English dialogue/text.

    Players drop in an sign up for a 10-minute time slot.

    Safety tip: to prevent falls, wear closed flat shoes, not flip-flops or heels

    Ages: 10 to Adult (headset may be too large to fit smaller players)

  • Cinema clapper

    Wednesdays, Jan 17, 2024 - Jan 24, 2024
    120 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Come watch Grown Ups with us!

    There will be popcorn and other refreshments.

    Jan 17 : Grown Ups

    Jan 24th : Grown Ups II

    Dress up as Adam Sandler and you could win a prize!

  • Saturday Jan 20, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - 10:00am

    Join spoken word artist and Awesome Authors contest judge, Khaleefa Apollo The Child, for tips and tricks on how to write a winning poem. This activity is aimed at teens ages 13-18. Registration required.

    Meet Apollo The Child:

  • Monday Jan 22, 2024 at 7:30pm
    60 minutes

    Calling all trivia fans, game show enthusiasts, and people who know a lot of random facts! Join us for a trivia night at the Beaverbrook Branch where you'll tackle questions from a wide range of categories (not just about books!) to win a prize and the respect of the trivia community. Enjoy a fun atmosphere, good music, questions for teens and older adults alike, and refreshments!

  • Saturday Feb 03, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - 10:00am

    Come and discover the journey of the author and comic book writer Éric Péladeau, judge of the Awesome Authors youth writing contest. You will learn the steps followed to create a comic book and what it takes to become a comic book artist. He will also give you a few tips on how to create an exciting comic strip. Ages 9 and up. Registration required.

    Meet Éric Péladeau:

  • Saturday Feb 03, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Registration opens on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - 10:00am

    Viens découvrir le parcours du bédéiste et auteur Éric Péladeau, juge du concours d’écriture Supers auteur(e)s. Tu apprendras les étapes de création d’une bd et ce que ça prend pour devenir un bédéiste. Après la présentation, il te donnera aussi quelques trucs pour créer un ‘strip’ amusant. Pour les 9 ans et plus. Inscription requise.

    Rencontre Éric Péladeau:

  • Wednesday Feb 07, 2024 at 3:30pm
    120 minutes

    Do you ever feel like a flamingo in a flock of pigeons? Do you dream of escaping to the big city and living your dreams? Do you enjoy cheesy but ultimately sweet and fun movies? If so, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen is the movie for you!

    Popcorn will be provided!