October is Canadian Library Month!

All month long, libraries and library partners across Canada are raising awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. More than just a place to find books, libraries promote cultural awareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freedom of expression and so much more. This year’s theme is :  “One card,Continue reading October is Canadian Library Month!

Ontario Parks Passes

Want to enjoy the great outdoors? Borrow one of our provincial parks passes from the Beyond Books Collection! These passes provide complimentary day-use access for one vehicle and its occupants at more than 100 provincial parks. Passes are not reservable for advanced dates, and as such must be picked up within 24 hours of reservation.Continue reading “Ontario Parks Passes”

Learn with LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is home to over 16,000 self-paced online courses and are taught by industry professionals who are excited to share their knowledge with you. LinkedIn Learning video contains courses and tutorials designed to develop skills in software, technology, creativity and business, taught by recognized industry experts. There are thousands of topics to choose from. JustContinue reading “Learn with LinkedIn Learning”

Knights In The Classroom

Join us and Knights In The Classroom on Tuesday, August 9th at the Renfrew Presbyterian Church Kirk Hall for 2 interactive presentations, “Evolution of Arms & Armour” & “Historical Martial Arts” These programs are an hour-long, and are geared towards tweens aged 8-12 (parental accompaniment required) Register on our website or contact the Children’s DepartmentContinue reading “Knights In The Classroom”

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”

Who Cracked Humpty Dumpty?

This storybook-themed mystery requires detectives to find the culprit! Bring the whole family to the Library Program Room to find clues and solve the mystery! Maximum of 9 people per timeslot, murder mystery runs July 28th-30th, book online at renfrewlibrary.ca #RenfrewPublicLibrary#AdventurersGuild#TDSRC2022#HumptyDumpty#MurderMystery#SolveThePuzzles#TDSummerReadingClub#Clues#CreativeProgramming

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”