Saturday Afternoon Film Club

Visit the library for a matinee on Saturday May 27th 1:00 – 3:00 PM. Don’t forget to bring snacks! Film – Life is Beautiful: Insaeng-eun Areumdaweo Se-yeon, who has devoted her entire life to her family as a mother and a wife, suddenly learns she is terminally ill. Knowing she has only 3 more monthsContinue reading “Saturday Afternoon Film Club”

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”

Trivia Night

FREWFEST 2023 is scheduled forJanuary 26-29, 2023.Frewfest, Renfrew’s Winter Carnival, is a family eventwith activities throughout the weekend to encouragefamilies to get outside and have fun.The library will be hosting Trivia Night January 26th, 7 PM at the Ma-Te-Way activity centre, join us for a nightof fun! (AGES 16+) Tickets will be 10$ a person.PleaseContinue reading “Trivia Night”

Creative Aging – Nutritional Courses

The Renfrew Public Library will be hosting local nutritionist Melissa Verch to share her knowledge in our next Creative Aging Program. Topics covered over the four classes include healthy plate model, balanced snacks, budget friendly meal plans, cooking for one or two and guilt free food for festivities during the holidays. Classes will be Friday,Continue reading “Creative Aging – Nutritional Courses”

Remembrance Day Special Exhibit

The library will be hosting a Remembrance Day Special Exhibit Thursday November 17th @ 5:00 PM by Sue McSheffrey. A display from the McDougall Mill Museum will come to life for this one-of-a-kind tribute to an eighteen year-old from Renfrew who died during the Battle of the Somme in World War I. The exhibit curatorContinue reading “Remembrance Day Special Exhibit”

Big Library Read

Big Library Read begins today! Visit our digital collection through OverDrive/Libby to borrow the featured title “The Girl in His Shadow” by Audrey Blake – with no waitlists or holds! An unforgettable historical fiction novel about one woman who believed in scientific medicine before the world believed in her. BONUS: Use #biglibraryread for a chanceContinue reading “Big Library Read”

BBQ Tasting and Tandoori Spice Time

Come taste the flavours of BBQing, grilling, smoking, sauces, and marinades as you learn about BBQ techniques with the Backyard Gourmet BBQ AND make your own tandoori masala mix with our Adult Programmer Meera! Tickets can be purchased at the Library’s Adult Circulation Desk. *Minimum registration required for program to run. For Ages 18+

Culture Connect : Welcome Rocks

We are hosting a Culture Connect : Welcome Rocks event in partnership with Local Immigration Partnership – Lanark & Renfrew Join us on Thursday, June 30th at 6:30PM to paint rocks and place them in locations for others to find as a “welcome to our community” gesture! Bring your own rock, paint kits will beContinue reading “Culture Connect : Welcome Rocks”

Open Jam Night

We’re jammin’! This evening is for anyone who wants to partake in a jam circle Bring your instrument of choice, a lawn chair, your voice or just your listening ears and sway to the beat of the music! Spare instruments & refreshments will be provided. No playing experience required; a song can be made outContinue reading “Open Jam Night”