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!”

Dementia Inclusive Training

Register for the Dementia Inclusive Training at the Renfrew Public Library, Saturday February 11th, 1:30 to 2:30 PM. Our population is aging and as a result the incidence of dementia is increasing. Currently in Ottawa and the surrounding area there are more than 24,000 people living with dementia and this number is expected to doubleContinue reading “Dementia Inclusive Training”

Canada Reads 2023

The Canada Reads 2023 shortlist has been announced. Ducks by Kate Beaton Greenwood by Michael Christie Hotline by Dimitri Nasrallah Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Meet the 2023 contenders in the press release below: https://www.cbc.ca/…/meet-the-canada-reads-2023… Interested in reading one or more of the titles? Visit the library toContinue reading “Canada Reads 2023”