Events

Upcoming Events

Wired Wednesdays Live: YouTube (Video)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

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Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

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Virtual Story Time

Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00am - 11:15am
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

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Summer Reading Club Meet-up

Friday, July 17, 2020 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

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Events

Wired Wednesdays Live: YouTube (Video)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

Do you go onto YouTube to watch videos but aren't sure how to create an account and subscribe to your favourite YouTubers? In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to create an account, search for videos, and subscribe to pages. Don't forget to join Ashley live at 1pm to answer all of your tech help questions on Facebook Live.

Contact: Ashley
Email: libraytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time! Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home. Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Virtual Story Time

Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00am - 11:15am
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time! Every Friday at 11am. Watch from the comfort of your own home. Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Summer Reading Club Meet-up

Friday, July 17, 2020 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity. Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

Family Craft Time

Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:00am - 11:15am
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen every Saturday at 11am on Facebook for fun and easy to do activities and crafts at home with the kiddos. Not on Facebook? Watch it on YouTube.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time! Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home. Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Virtual Story Time

Friday, July 24, 2020 11:00am - 11:15am
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time! Every Friday at 11am. Watch from the comfort of your own home. Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Summer Reading Club Meet-up

Friday, July 24, 2020 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity. Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

Family Craft Time

Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:00am - 11:15am
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen every Saturday at 11am on Facebook for fun and easy to do activities and crafts at home with the kiddos. Not on Facebook? Watch it on YouTube.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Lobsterfest 2020

Saturday, July 25, 2020 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre, Thornbury

Visit the website for all the details.

Phone: 519-599-3344
Website: http://www.lobsterfest.blue

Wired Wednesdays Live: Buying a tablet? What to know before you go (Video)

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

Wanting to buy a new tablet but aren't sure what to get? There are so many kinds of tablets that it can be overwhelming when you go to a store or shop online. In this video, Ashley will talk about the differences between Apple and Android and what you need to know before buying a tablet. Don't forget, Ashley will be on Facebook Live at 1pm to answer all of your tech help questions.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Bedtime Story Time

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:00pm - 7:15pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time! Every Wednesday at 7 pm. Watch from the comfort of your own home. Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Virtual Story Time

Friday, July 31, 2020 11:00am - 11:15am
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Join Jen on Facebook for a Virtual Story Time! Every Friday at 11am. Watch from the comfort of your own home. Suitable for ages 0-5 years...or anyone who enjoys a good story.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Summer Reading Club Meet-up

Friday, July 31, 2020 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Library Facebook Page

Drop-in online to share stories you've read, participate in activities, and discover more things to do throughout the week. Every week we will have a super FUN activity pack that you can pickup on our Curbside Pickup days. Every Friday check us out on Facebook at 2 pm, where we will guide you through the process of how to make your activity. Want to pickup your cool Summer Reading Club activity pack? Make sure you register for this event! Remember to look for our weekly tutorial video on our BMPL Facebook page.

Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

gths 8th Annual Virtual Walkathon

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: anywhere

8th Annual (Virtual!) Walkathon Your Way From August 5th – 12th, 2020

Registration opens June 3 *In partnership with the Tails of the Mountain Dog Festival In these uncertain times, we need community more than ever, come together and walk…apart!

From Wednesday August 5th to Wednesday August 12th Walkathon Your Way The GTHS is embracing these times of uncertainty and what makes us all different.

Your walk-in life is unique to you and your Walkathon should be too! 1K-10k, 50-2,500 steps, walk, get active, move your body anywhere and anytime during Walkathon Week to raise critically needed funds for animals in need. Walk with or without your pet, walk solo, walk inside or outside your house!

Challenge yourself and get creative! Your registration includes a branded Walkathon bandana for you or your pet *We’ve had to pivot planning for our 8th Annual Walkathon and take our event virtual.

We are so excited about our Tails of the Mountain Pet Festival partnership and we are hopeful that, municipality allowing, the festival will continue and that GTHS will be involved in some on-site capacity. That would just be a bonus to our first ever virtual Walkathon! Stay tuned for updates. Questions? Email events@gths.ca #GTHSWalkYourWay2020

Email: events@gths.ca

Wired Wednesdays Live: Gale Health and Wellness Resource Center (Virtual Branch) (Video)

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

Are you tired of Googling your illness? Not getting accurate information? In this video, Ashley will walk you through the Gale Health and Wellness Resource Center in our Virtual Branch. This is a medical database where you have access to medical, peer reviewed journals, and studies. Don't forget to join Ashley at 1pm for Wired Wednesdays Live.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Wired Wednesdays Live : Novelist Plus (Virtual Branch) (Video)

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

Have you read everything by your favourite author and aren't sure what to read next? Novelist Plus is a great database of "like authors" and books. Ashley will walk you through how to use this database to get your next favourite author or your next great read! Don't forget to join Ashley for Wired Wednesday Live at 1pm for your tech help questions!

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Wired Wednesdays Live: Google Account Privacy Settings (Video)

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

Do you have a Google Account but aren't sure how to set your privacy settings? In this video, Ashley will walk you through how to set your privacy settings and stay safe online. Don't forget to watch Ashley live at 1pm for Facebook Live. She will be there to answer your tech help questions.

Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

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