September a busy month at Walkerton, Cargill libraries

BROCKTON – The Bruce County Public Library branches in Walkerton and Cargill have plenty of activities planned for all ages in September.

Kids Create – Calling all kids as the materials will be set out for you to do a special craft project. Walkerton Branch – Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 4 p.m.; Cargill Branch – Tuesday, Sept. 13 and Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m.

The Walkerton Branch is holding a course on Senior Internet Basics on Friday, Sept. 9 beginning at 11 a.m. This is a small group session that will provide the building blocks to digital learning. Please register in advance as space is limited.

Walkerton Branch Movie Matinee is on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. Miss it at the theatre? Come watch with us at the library. The Wife starring Glenn Close tells the story of Joan, who after 40 years of marriage begins to question her life choices as she travels to Stockholm to see her husband receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Bruce County Public Library is celebrating Cultures Days with a Tiny Art Show. Since last year’s Tiny Art Show was so popular; we are bringing it back. Join with fellow artists to create your own piece of tiny art. You may choose for your art to be part of our travelling Tiny Art Show between Sept. 23 and Oct. 16.

Tiny Art programs are being held at the Walkerton Branch – Adults on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. and kids on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. Programs will be at the Cargill Branch for kids on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. Registration is required as supplies are limited.

Science Literacy Week is from Sept. 19-25. M is for Mathematics! The Walkerton and Cargill branches will hold a science program on Friday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. Please register in advance.

Special Story Time at the Walkerton Branch. Local children’s author Rebecca Reich will be reading from her children’s book, Oh Fiona! on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m.

Reel Canada presents: Reel Opportunities – Career Workshop in Film and TV on Friday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m. This program is good for ages 15 – 30. Join in the conversation with film industry professionals who will share their experiences and provide an overview of career paths in Canadian film and television. Participate in this virtual workshop in the Port Elgin Branch meeting room or join online from home. A minimum registration of 10 is required for the workshop. Please register by calling or emailing or 519-832-2201 by Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Teen Book Box – registration opens on the Bruce County Public Library website for the October Teen Book Box on Thursday, Sept. 1. Each box contains a book, theme-based activities, and treats. Boxes are for ages 13+. Young Adult titles may contain controversial themes, mature content, and/or profanity. The teen and their parents/legal guardians must determine what is and is not appropriate reading material for a particular teen.

Tracey Knapp is the branch supervisor of the Walkerton and Cargill libraries.

Tracey Knapp