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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.

  • TD Summer Reading Club banner

    Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Join us to celebrate the launch of the 2024 TD Summer Reading Club! Register for the Club and track your reading all summer long! Stories, crafts and activities.

    Registration recommended. Please only register as many spots as there will be children attending. 

  • Monday Jun 17, 2024 at 9:30am
    30 minutes

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

  • Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    10:00am
    120 minutes

    2 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.

    Sessions will be held in study room number 1 on the 2nd floor of the library while the elevator is under refurbishment.

    Should you see that the counsellor is busy with another person, please wait outside patiently for your turn. Thank you.

  • Man reading to children and woman.

    Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes, and songs for preschool children and a parent/caregiver. Drop in program. Join this Alta Vista staffed storytime at the Jim Durrell arena's Ellwood Hall.

    Contes, comptines, et chansons pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire accompagnés d’un parent ou gardien. Portes ouvertes. Rejoignez cette heure du conte animée par Alta Vista à l'Ellwood Hall de l'arène Jim Durrell.

  • An illustrated adult reads to a child. To the side, two aliens read on a planet.

    Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jul 29, 2024
    10:30am
    30 minutes

    6 sessions remaining

    Stories, rhymes and songs for babies and a parent or caregiver. 0-18 months.   ​

    Contes, comptines et chansons pour les bébés et un parent ou gardien. 0 à 18 mois.

    Mondays, June 10 -  July 29, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Closed Monday, July 1.

    Les lundis, du 10 juin au 29 juillet, de 10h30 à 11h00. Fermée le lundi 1 juillet.

    Jack Purcell Community Centre, room 201

    Centre Communautaire Jack Purcell, salle 201

    320 Jack Purcell Lane/allée

  • four people with speech bubbles

    Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    12:00pm
    60 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Practice your English language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment. A facilitator will be there to lead the group.

    Drop in program

  • Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 16, 2025
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Enjoy singing your favourite soft pop songs from the 50’s-80’s, Celtic and other folk music! All ages and levels of experience welcome. 

    3rd Monday of the month@ 1:30-3:00.

    September-June. Some exceptions may apply. 

  • Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    1:30pm
    90 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

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

    Join our English conversation group!

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

    Vous avez déjà une base en anglais et vous cherchez un endroit avec une ambiance décontractée et amicale pour pratiquer vos habiletés de converser en anglais?

    Joignez-vous à notre groupe de conversation en anglais!

    Recevez des conseils, rencontrez de nouvelles personnes et gagnez de la confiance à converser en anglais.

    NO PROGRAM ON MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2024.

  • a stack of board games

    Mondays, Jun 17, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024
    1:30pm
    180 minutes

    2 sessions remaining

    Do you love board games? Cards? Chess? Any game goes! We will provide an assortment of games, but you're welcome to bring your own board games, too.

    Drop-in program / Programme portes-ouvertes.

    Aimez-vous les jeux de société ? Jouer aux cartes ou aux échecs ? Vous choisissez le jeu ! Plusieurs options seront disponibles. Vous pouvez aussi apporter vos propres jeux.

  • Monday Jun 17, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Members of the Blackburn Hamlet Book Club meet to enjoy and discuss a wide variety of books selected by book club members. All welcome!

    Drop in.

    May 13*, 2024 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

    *Date changed due to Victoria Day

    June 17, 2024 The Red Tent by Anita Diamont