22 02, 2024

March Break for KIDS – Mar. 9-17

2024-02-22T15:16:47-05:00February 22nd, 2024|

Lots of fun and inspiration planned! All week - Mon. March 11 - Fri. March 15 - DROP-IN Maker Space at both branches. Find all the supplies you need to get creative as well as craft ideas! Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Mon., March 11 - Children's Movie afternoon at 1 pm - ...

22 02, 2024

March Break for ADULTS – Mar. 9-17

2024-02-22T15:19:24-05:00February 22nd, 2024|

Sun. March 10 at 1pm - Almonte Readers & Writers (AR&W) Monthly Write-in at Almonte branch - info here Sun., March 10 at 2:30 pm - Who Killed the Curator: a staged reading - theatrical entertainment. More information here & this is a ticketed event with registration. Wed., March 13 at 7 pm, Almonte branch, Travelogue: ...

22 02, 2024

And more current events & programs

2024-02-22T13:57:40-05:00February 22nd, 2024|

Wed., Feb, 28 - Monthly film at 1 pm at Almonte branch. FREE. No registration required. Room capacity is 30 people. February is Black History Month! Visit the displays at both branches (this one at Pakenham branch) highlighting Black authors & illustrators. Browse and reserve online: Did you hear about the Community Pantry on CBC ...

13 02, 2024

Lego Robotics workshop & March break Movie afternoon

2024-02-13T12:24:05-05:00February 13th, 2024|

LEGO Robotics workshop Wed., 13 March from 11am to 2pm. Free. Limited space. Ages 8+ Register here Cole Braden, from Steampunk Education, will lead participants as they use LEGO Spike sets to build a robot, use Scratch to code the robot & to complete the challenge, and solve structural and programming challenges. This program ...

13 02, 2024

Who Killed the Curator: a staged reading & library fundraiser

2024-02-13T12:03:19-05:00February 13th, 2024|

The Friends of MMPL present a performance of the one-act play, Who Killed the Curator? written by Almonte author, Kathleen Reichelt. The play features five well-known local actors and is a fundraiser for the library - thank you, all! This comedy will transport the audience back to vintage, staged radio plays. Characters writ large, snappy ...

13 02, 2024


2024-02-13T16:25:00-05:00February 13th, 2024|

SEED LIBRARY MEET UP to pack seeds! Thurs., February 29 drop-in anytime between 1 to 5pm at Almonte branch Thurs., March 7 drop-in anytime between 2 to 5pm at Pakenham branch The Seed Library opens March 20, and we are looking for volunteers to help the library pack seeds. Currently, we have donations of seeds ...

8 02, 2024

Highlighted events at the library

2024-02-08T14:42:45-05:00February 8th, 2024|

February is Black History Month! Visit the library to browse displays of books highlighting Black authors & illustrators, or browse online here. Get to know and learn more about Canadian icons with the library's colouring pages! A Haunting in Venice is screening at Almonte branch at 1pm, Wed. Feb 28. No registration required, but room ...

8 02, 2024

Vinyl Night: Intro to the Blues

2024-02-08T13:57:10-05:00February 8th, 2024|

Vinyl Night with Terry: a casual gathering to share the pleasure of listening to music. Wednesday, March 6, from 7 to 8:30pm, Almonte Branch. Registration required: Music fan Terry Lumsden (former owner of Mill Street Books) has a collection of vinyl and CDs ranging from Jazz to Country. The first Vinyl Night will be ...

8 02, 2024

A couple of upcoming community events

2024-02-08T14:00:40-05:00February 8th, 2024|

Talking Across Difference - How can we have conversations that bring us together? Facilitator, Deborah Conners (she/her), teaches community engagement and social justice courses in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Carleton University, having earned a mid-career PhD in 2016 and an earlier Masters in Conflict Studies. For more information and to register, go ...

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