Programs for Adults
For current library event details please consult our listings on the Library Calendar as well as library brochures (available from the Events page). Some of these events require registration. For more information, please call the Information Desk at 745-5382 extension 2340 or 2350.
We hold courses in basic computing throughout the year. Classes are free, but require registration.
iPad and Tablet Tutorials-new!
Learn how to use your iPad or Android tablet for maximum benefit. Download apps, use social networking tools and organize media.
eBook and Downloadables Tutorials
Need help figuring out how to use your ereader, tablet or mobile phone with library books? We'll help you sort through the various readers and tools and help you get reading electronically.
The first Wednesday of the month (7-9 pm), we host Scrabble for players of all levels. Refreshments provided!
Book Discussion Group
Join other readers for librarian-led discussions about great books. Meets on the last Tuesday of the month @ 2 pm (September – May). See this year's selections.
A monthly social knitting evening dedicated to all things "kniterary." If you'd like some encouragement or wish to network with other knitters like yourself this is the perfect opportunity. Nights may include speakers, demonstrations and workshops. Kniterary nights will be held on the last Monday of each month from 7-9 pm in the Library Auditorium.
Writing & Storytelling Workshops
Memoir writing, storytelling and novel writing workshops and drop-ins take place at various times throughout the year. Most sessions are free, and some even come with coffee to help you through your writer's block!
The library periodically hosts popular and local authors for readings and book signings. Occasionally tickets are required, so please check our calendar and events brochures.
Life Management Seminars
Workshops and seminars are presented to help you deal with daily living—finances, careers, health, etc. Past topics include: Canada Pension, Job Searching, and Income Tax Clinics.
Healthy Families Seminars Information workshops on various parenting and children's mental health themes are presented by the Healthy Families Centre Community Partners. Please see the Healthy Families website for more information.
We hold other informational or hobby events periodically. If you have a suggestion, let us know. Contact Us
If you cannot attend one of our classes, you might try one of these organizations who offer computer courses on a regular basis:
Trent Valley Literacy Association
Maple Ridge Seniors Recreation Centre
Shaw Computer Systems
Scholars Education Centre
Free Online Software Tutorials
LearnOntario offers a variety of online tutorials for those seeking to improve their computer skills.