Culture Days

Celebrate Culture Days at your library from September 28 to 30. Drop in for fun activities and explore our extensive collection of books, movies, music and more! For more information about this national celebration, visit


Rhythm Painting (All Ages)

Paint to the beat! Wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy in. Drop in.
Drayton Branch: Friday, September 28, 1:30 - 4:00 pm
Aboyne Branch: Friday, September 28, 2:00 - 3:00 pm


Ukulele Boot Camp (Preteens)

Learn the basics of playing a ukulele. Bring your own or play one of ours - we'll learn together. Uke can do it! For Grades 4 to 8. Please register.
Arthur Branch: Friday September 28, 2:00 - 3:00 pm


Musical Jam (All Ages)

Drop by the library for a jam session! Bring a friend and try out some of our musical instruments.
Arthur Branch: Saturday, September 29, 1:00 - 3:00 pm


World Music (Grades JK – 6)

Learn about instruments played in different cultures around the world. Plus, make an instrument of your own! Please register.
Clifford Branch: Friday, September 28, 2:30 - 3:30 pm


Musical Make-and-Take (All Ages)

Have you ever played the piano with your thumbs?  Make an African Thumb piano and get your rhythm going!  Drop in.
Clifford Branch: Friday, September 28, during branch hours


Riddles and Rhymes Scavenger Hunt (All Ages)

Test your knowledge of nursery rhymes. Complete the scavenger hunt for a chance to use our button maker! Drop in.
Elora Branch: Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29, during branch hours


Music in the Library (All Ages)

Discover new sounds from our recorded music collection. Drop in.
Erin Branch: Friday, September 28, during branch hours


Poetry in Motion (All Ages)

Try your hand at poetry. From haiku and stream of consciousness to blackout poetry, come celebrate words! Drop in.
Fergus Branch: Saturday, September 29, during branch hours


Masquerade Make-and-Take (All Ages)

Get creative and make a theatrical mask. Drop in.
Harriston Branch: Saturday, September 29th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm


Making Music (All Ages)

Build your very own musical instrument. Please register.
Hillsburgh Branch: Saturday September 29, 10:30 - 11:30am


Culture Days Make-and-Take (All Ages)

Get creative with a craft to take home. Drop in.
Marden Branch: Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, during branch hours


Storybook Art (All Ages)

Create a piece of storybook art in the tradition of a famous illustrator.  Drop in.
Mount Forest Branch: Saturday, September 29, during branch hours


Got Rhythm? (Grades JK – 6)

Explore rhythm in poetry, music and art!  Join us for an hour of creative fun.  Please register.
Puslinch Branch: Friday, September 28, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Palmerston Branch: Friday, September 28, 2:00-3:00 pm


Mix It Up! Art Workshop (All Ages)

Celebrate Culture Days with this beautifully messy workshop inspired by bestselling author and artist Hervé Tullet. Active, collaborative, and entertaining, no matter your skill level! Please register.
Rockwood Branch: Saturday, September 29, 2:00 - 3:00 pm


For a full listing of our programmes and events, visit our online calendar.

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