Programmes and Events - Adults

Check out our upcoming adult programmes:

Culture Fridays at the Library
Fergus Branch, 519.843.1180
This month featuring: live music by Lucas Rogerson
Friday, August 21 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Author Visit with Jennifer Klinec
Elora Branch, 519.846.0190
Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 pm
Join us for this special edition of the Third Thursday Book Club! Canadian born author Jennifer Klinec will discuss her book, "The Temporary Bride: A memoir of food and love in Iran." Event is open to non-book club members as well. Please register.

Carnegie Cafe Series

Thursday, August 27 at 2:00 pm
Elora Branch, 519.846.0190
Raymond Soucy, chair of the Elora Cataract Trail Association, will give us a history of the association and talk about how the trail continues to be well loved and used. Please register.

Friday, September 4 at 2:30 pm
Harriston Branch, 519.338.2396
Get a move on! Not only is walking great exercise, it's a hot trend in books. We'll look at some titles of interest and talk about pilgrimages and favourite trails. Please register.

Wednesday, September 16 at 2:00 pm
Mount Forest Branch, 519.323.4541
Celebrate the 150th un-anniversary of Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and the role of tea in literature by joining us for an afternoon tea party. You're invited to bring your favourite tea cup and share your memories if you'd like. We'll learn a bit more about the history of tea, tea party etiquette and each participant will take home their small tea themed craft. Please register.

Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 pm
Elora Branch, 519.846.0190
On January 6, 2015 Elora Adventurer Ian Evans joined an elite group of only 300 adventurers who have ever skiied from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole. Come and hear about what has been labelled "The Toughest Expedition on Earth" through still images and video and have a chance to check out Ian's Antarctic gear.  Q and A session to follow. Please register.

Tuesday, September 29 at 6:30 pm
Marden Branch, 519.763.7445
Mason jar magic! Discover the many ways to repurpose this traditional glassware in your autumn decorating. Please register.

 

General Programme Information

Wellington County Library branches offer a variety of programmes for adults, including:

  • eBook/eReader workshops
  • Book Clubs and Book Club Sets
  • Genealogy and local history events: Learn how to use our print and electronic resources to research your family tree.
  • Craft and Scrabble clubs
  • Author visits
  • Please see our Online Calendar for full listings.