Events

Upcoming Events

Wired Wednesdays: Victor Reader Stream (For people with print disabilities)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube Pages

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L.E. Shore Gallery: Christmas Craft Shopping Spree

Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

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Exhibit Launch: Sense of Place

Saturday, December 3, 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

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Wired Wednesdays: Backing up your computer

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page

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Events

Wired Wednesdays: Victor Reader Stream (For people with print disabilities)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook and YouTube Pages

In this video, Ashley will talk about the Victor Reader Stream, a device that connects to a wireless connection and allows for people with print disabilities to have audiobooks at their fingertips. All you need is an internet connection and a pair of standard headphones to listen. The device also has a built in speaker if preferred. The audiobooks come from CELA (The Centre for Equitable Library Access). Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube. Don't forget! Ashley will be live at 1pm on Facebook to answer your tech help questions and to talk about library services. Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

L.E. Shore Gallery: Christmas Craft Shopping Spree

Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

Join us for our Christmas Craft Shopping Spree! L.E. Shore’s Gallery will be filled with artwork and crafts from local artists and artisans - a perfect stop on your holiday shopping adventures. Last minute Christmas shopper? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Contact: Franz
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 142
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca
Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm?action=viewdetail&eventid=13875

Exhibit Launch: Sense of Place

Saturday, December 3, 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

The Arts and Culture Council (ACC) for The Gallery at L.E. Shore is pleased to announce the launch of Faces and Places. Featuring the works of Judy Shield and Natasha Lehman. This exhibit runs December 3 - January 4, 2023 and is available in-person at The Gallery in the L.E. Shore Branch and online via our Exhibits webpage. For information on purchasing art in The Gallery contact L.E. Shore by calling 519-599-3681 ext. 142, or through emailing TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca.

Contact: Franz
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 142
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca
Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm?action=viewdetail&eventid=7917

Wired Wednesdays: Backing up your computer

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page

Are you afraid of your computer crashing and losing everything? In this video, Ashley will talk about the various ways you can backup your computer. Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube. Don't forget! Ashley will be live at 1pm on Facebook to answer your tech help questions and to talk about library services. Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

A Very Vintage Christmas

Saturday, December 10, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: L.E. Shore Library 173 Bruce St. S.

Join us in The Gallery at L.E. Shore for A Very Vintage Christmas. A morning of holiday fun! Take part in our Gingerbread Competition, sponsored by Dave Dick Real Estate. Create vintage-looking holiday ornaments, enjoy hot drinks, hear some classic carols, and spend time with friends before heading down to the Olde Fashion Christmas events downtown. Please register on our Event Calendar for the Gingerbread Competition. Contact: Emma
Phone: 5195993681
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

Wired Wednesdays: Clouds: What are they and how do they work?

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page

In this video, Ashley will talk about clouds. Almost every tech company has a cloud to backup your device to. Which one will work best for you? Each company has an amount of free storage (in gigabytes) that you get for free when you sign up. After that, you have the option to buy. Ashley will talk about a few of the more popular clouds and what they offer. Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube. Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions and talk about library services. Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

Wired Wednesdays: When do you need a new device?

Wednesday, December 28, 2022 12:45pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page/YouTube Page

In this video, Ashley will talk about where to find the storage area on your device. There is physical storage and cloud storage. Physical storage is built into your device. Each device, whether it be a computer, smartphone, tablet, etc., has physical storage within it. Ashley will show you how to get there and explain what it means. Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube. Don't forget! Ashley will be live on Facebook at 1 pm to answer your tech help questions and talk about library services. Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary

Exhibit Launch: The Marsh Street Artists

Saturday, January 7, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: The Gallery at L.E. Shore.

The Arts and Culture Council (ACC) for The Gallery at L.E. Shore is pleased to announce the launch of The Marsh Street Artists. Featuring the works of members of the Marsh Street Artists collective. Join us January 7 from 2-4pm for The Marsh Street Artist’s open reception! Enjoy a glass of wine, view the beautiful artwork and meet the creators. Close to the shores of Lake Huron on Georgian Bay, Marsh Street Artists have thrived since its inception. In 2004, the group’s founding members Nancy Jackson and Mary Lou Morgan got together to follow their passion for painting. Soon other artists joined them, and today Marsh Street Artists have a friendly group of local and regional artists that work once a week at the Marsh Street Centre in Clarksburg, Ontario. This exhibit runs January 7 – February 1 and is available in-person at The Gallery in the L.E. Shore Branch and online via our Exhibits webpage. For information on purchasing art, contact L.E. Shore by calling 519-599-3681 ext. 142, or through emailing TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca. Contact: Franz
Phone: 519-599-3681 ext. 142
Email: TheGallery@TheBlueMountains.ca
Website: https://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm?action=viewdetail&eventid=13937

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