Creative Aging Series

Thanks to a grant, RPL is running a series for those 55+!

Creative Aging Programs

The Renfrew Library is running Creative Aging programs for seniors in the community 55+. There will be an assortment of program themes running from April 2022 – 2023. The Creative Aging program at the Renfrew Public Library has been funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors program and free of charge to participate.

Upcoming Events

Painting Workshops with Jill Alexander


Join in on the fun. Jill Alexander will be running three different two hour workshops at the Library covering the different cycles of a sunflower. She will be sharing techniques and tips throughout the class.   

Mosaic Workshop with Kathryn Bossy 

SEPTEMBER 15TH 2022 (6-8PM)

Learn how to build a mosaic necklace with Kathryn Bossy at the Renfrew Public Library. A two hour workshop with learning creativity and fun.

Nutritional Courses with Melissa Verch

DECEMBER 2ND and 9TH (3-4PM)

Local nutritionist Melissa Verch will be visiting the Renfrew Library to share her knowledge. Topics covered over the four classes include healthy plate model, balanced snacks, budget friendly meal plans, cooking for one or two and food for festivities during the holidays.

On-going Programs

Seniors of Renfrew: Their Stories

The Renfrew Public Library is building a collection of stories and portraits from the community to celebrate and honour all of the diverse journeys that have brought us here to Renfrew. Interested in participating in our initiative? Please email

Preserve Your Family Photos

Prolong your pictures for the future! Scan and transfer your hard copy photos to a USB or laptop or bring in your phone and we can print up to 10 digital photos into hard copies. This is a continual service offered at the Renfrew Public Library, one hour appointment per person email to book an appointment.