Poetry Celebration Contest

Psst… join in on the K. Valerie Connor Memorial Poetry Celebration Contest. The contest is an annual province-wide literary contest run by The Leacock Museum in the City of Orillia, open to poets of all ages and experience levels across Ontario in three categories: Elementary, Intermediate, and Adult, with cash prizes awarded to the 1st,Continue reading “Poetry Celebration Contest”

Dancer Not Dementia

DANCER NOT DEMENTIAThursday, March 16th | 3:00 – 4:00 PM A short documentary presented by Canada’s National Ballet School. to showcase and highlight the research, development and impacts of our dementia-friendly dance programming, they have created this documentary to capture and share how dance supports people living with dementia and challenges stigma. Join us inContinue reading “Dancer Not Dementia”

Spring Programs 2023

Our March, April and May 2023 programs have been released. For program information, call the library at 613-432-8151 ext. 603 (Adult Department) or ext. 611 (Children’s Department), or email info@renfrewlibrary.ca You may also try the contacts below: For children and family programs, contact Susan: sklinck@renfrewlibrary.ca or call 613-432-8151 ext. 610 For Teen and Tween programs,Continue reading “Spring Programs 2023”

Dementia Inclusive Training

Friday, March 10th | 3:00 PM | Please Register online.Presented by The Dementia Society Ottawa and Renfrew County.Our population is aging and as a result the incidence ofdementia is increasing. Currently in Ottawa and thesurrounding area there are more than 24,000 peopleliving with dementia and this number is expected todouble by 2030. Learn about theContinue reading “Dementia Inclusive Training”

Paper Bag Princess Week!

(February 28th – March 4th) Celebrate the children’s classic “The Paper Bag Princess” by Robert Munsch with a Paper Bag Princess Activity Kit! The Activity Kits will be available for pick up February 28th – March 4th! Join us Sat. Mar. 4th, 10:00am till Noon for an interactive reading of the Paper Bag Princess plusContinue reading “Paper Bag Princess Week!”

Stretch your Grocery Budget

LEARN TO STRETCH YOUR GROCERY BUDGETThursday, March 9th | 6:00 – 7:00 PMThe price of groceries is at an all-time high. Join us tolearn some tips and tricks to stretch your grocerybudget. We will discuss price matching, cash backapps, couponing and loyalty programs. If you have any money saving ideas, please comeprepared to share, soContinue reading “Stretch your Grocery Budget”

Freedom to Read Week!

Happy Freedom to Read Week! February 19th – 25th we are celebrating and encouraging Canadians to think about our intellectual freedom. Intellectual freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. Visit the library this week to select a book that has been onContinue reading “Freedom to Read Week!”