Please register for all events at 519-538-3500 or by email at libraryinfo@meaford.ca
What's happening: 

 

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Meaford Public Library Spring Book Tasting
Saturday, May 28 at 7 pm
Meaford Public Library YouTube Channel


Tune in for a pre-recorded video featuring Meaford Public Staff as they share some of their favourite books.
Get comfy and discover your next great read!

 

 

image of moonTravel to the Moon!
Sunday, May 1 - Saturday, September 3

Join our community movement challenge!
Walk, run, bike, rollerblade.... just get moving!
Keep track of your steps or km travelled and submit them weekly to atrusler@meaford.ca Together, let's see if we can travel the 363,300 km to the moon!
Stop by the library to see how far we have travelled throughout the course of the summer.

The Library loans pedometers if you need one!  Reserve one today!

 

 

Late Nights on Irish Mountain:  an afternoon of poetry & music
Saturday, June 11 at 1 pm
Friends of the Meaford Library (FOML) Room
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of poetry and songs featuring original work by local artists.
Join Larry Jensen, Rob Rolfe and Dave Hawkins
Rob Rolfe is a member of the League of Canadian Poets and served for 2 years as Owen Sound Poets Laureate with singer/songwriter Larry Jensen.  
This event will include the Meaford launch of his latest book of poetry "Sturgeon Bay".
Both Larry Jensen and Dave Hawkins are well known and respected singer/songwriters from Owen Sound who have been performing throughout Grey Bruce for many years.

Registration is required.

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Celebrate Pride Month - Trivia Contest + Panel

with Grey Bruce Pride
Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m.
Friends of the Meaford Library Room

Join the friendly team from Grey Bruce Pride for a fun trivia contest, and yes, prizes are up for grabs!
Personal stories from the panel will be shared - this is an opportunity to learn, ask questions, and meet in a safe environment.  
All ages welcome!

 

  

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Photo Club  
Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 pm
Friends of the Meaford Library Room

A club to review your photos, learn more about your digital camera, discuss techniques, and enjoy the occasional field trip. 

 

  

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Amazing Reads is Back!
Sunday, May 1 - Saturday, September 3


Visit the library to get your reading passport and informational booklet to begin your reading journey! Submit your completed passport at the library to be entered for a chance to win 1 of 3 grand prizes.

  

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Virtual Consultations with a Service Canada Representative
Monday, June 6 at 1 pm - 3 pm
Monday, June 20 at 1 pm - 3 pm

 

Drop in or by appointment. A Service Canada representative will be available to provide advice or guidance on accessing Service Canada programs and services related to Employment Insurance, the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security.
Interested individuals can book a 30 minute virtual appointment at the library to speak with the representative by calling 519-538-3500 or emailing libraryinfo@meaford.ca

 

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Fitness Fun with Vanessa from VHFit

Saturday, June 25 at 10:15 am
Library Parkette
Please register in advance.
Join Certified Fitness Professional Vanessa Hensel as she teaches you basic exercises and stretches to get you active this summer.

Nutrition 101 with Vanessa from VHFit
Saturday, June 25 at 11 am
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
Please register in advance.
Learn the basics of healthy nutrition, water intake, and more with Certified Fitness Professional Vanessa Hensel.

 

Learning Workshops with the Adult Learning Centre of Collingwood

Appointments are required.
Wednesdays from 12 pm to 4 pm
Meet weekly with a learning facilitator who will customize a learning program suited to your needs.
Send an email to libraryinfo@meaford.ca or call 519-538-3500 to book your 45-minute session.

 

Image of craft suppliesAdult Crafts
Shrink Paper Craft for Adults

Tuesday, June 21 at 6 pm
Friends of the Meaford Library Room
Please register in advance.
No cost to participate.
Create your own Shrink Paper craft. What is Shrink Paper?
You create your design in regular size on the special paper, and then it gets shrunk down to a tiny size perfect for a keychain, earrings, etc!

 

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Ontario Parks Day-Use Passes are Available!

With more than 100 operating provincial parks to choose from, you can explore skiing, hiking trails and day use beaches across our beautiful Grey County and Province.  Borrow a Day Pass with your Library card and enjoy free day parking in many Ontario Provincial Parks.

Your Meaford Library card will help you get back to nature and discover your Ontario.

Rules of Use:

  • Daily Vehicle Permits can be borrowed for a maximum of 7 days; no renewals and back-to-back borrowing will be based on demand.
  • There is a limit of one pass per household.
  • Passes will only be loaned on an adult membership card in good standing.
  • Replacement fee if lost of $225.00 will apply.
  • The pass entitles day use for one personal vehicle (excluding buses) and all its occupants at many provincial parks subject to regulations.
  • Permits must be displayed on the rear-view mirror or dashboard of the vehicle while it is in a park.

    We recommend you check the Ontario Parks website for up-to-date information to plan your trip (the pass does not guarantee park entry).  Park capacity limitations as well as COVID-19 restrictions may apply, as well as park operating dates.
    Visit their Operating Dates 2022 webpage and their Day Use webpage for more information.

    Place your hold today!

    The Meaford Public Library thanks Ontario Parks for their generous sponsorship of this lending program!


image of tree on a waveGrey Sauble Conservation Parking Pass 2022

This pass permits visitors to park at 9 Grey Sauble Conservation properties that currently have paid parking.
Grey Sauble offers this pass to help reduce barriers and encourage more people to get outside and enjoy all the benefits that being in nature provides.
The pass can be checked out for up to 5 days on an adult card in good standing.
No renewals allowed.  You can place a reserve on our catalogue.
Please display on your vehicle's rear view mirror.  Ask at the circulation desk for the pass.
Check out Grey Sauble's Explore Guide to plan your next trip to hike, bike, swim, and more!
 

 

 Monthly Programs:

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Book Clubs

The Library hosts a number of Book Clubs
Go to the Books Clubs webpage for more information.

 

 

 

 On-going programming:

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Chess and Checkers for adults 
Friends of the Meaford Library Room

Tuesdays at 5:30 pm.
Strategize and conquer in one of the world's oldest games.
Beginners and experienced players are welcome.


 

  

Image of laptop computers Tech Centre
Do you need help with your device, computer hardware or software? Do you have any other tech questions? 
Visit us at the Tech Centre 
Monday to Friday from 10 am to 12 pm in the Rotary Project Room

Book your 30 minute session by calling the Library or email libraryinfo@meaford.ca  

When booking let us know your tech issue.

Many tech questions can be answered using LinkedIn Learning  An eResource loaded with videos and courses on many tech subjects.

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