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Creation Zone Open Studios

Stop by the Iroquois Ridge Creation Zone every other Wednesday* for a fun and interactive Open Studio session!

Every Other Wednesday*
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Ages: All Ages

Literacy South Halton – Open the Door to Your Future

Literacy South Halton offers a variety of part-time Literacy and Basic Skills programs for adults aged 19+ who require upgrading in reading, writing, math and workplace computer skills.

Help is provided to adults to build the essential literacy skills needed to communicate and connect at home, at work, and in the community.  Set up a free appointment if you are looking to increase your job opportunities, go back to school, attend a training program, or increase your independence.

Starting Sunday, March 17
Woodside Branch
Cost:  Free/By Appointment
Age:  19Y+

Please call 905-631-1770 to book an appointment or email info@literacycouncil.ca for more information.

Services are confidential & flexible.

Tech Help

Bring your tablet, smartphone, or laptop and receive help with basic computer skills. We can assist with email, sharing photos, messaging, Microsoft Word, downloading library apps, and more.

  • Tuesday, March 19
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Monday, March 25
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Monday, April 29
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, May 14
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, May 27
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, June 11
    3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, June 24
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Monday, July 8
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Friday, July 26
    10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, July 29
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, August 13
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Thursday, August 22
    5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, August 26
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium

Cost: Free
Age: 18Y+

Meet & Knit

Bring your needles & yarn to this social knitting and crochet drop-in.

  • Every Friday from March 22 – June 28
    10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
    Woodside Branch
  • Every Wednesday from April 3 – August 28
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Central Branch

Free/Drop-in
Age : 12Y+

 

 

Game Night

Join us for FREE Adult Board Games. Meet up at Central Branch every second and fourth Thursday of the month.

Thursday, March 28
5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: Free/ Drop-in
Age: All Ages

Occurs Mar 28, Apr 11 and 25, May 9 and 23, Jun 13 and 27, Jul 11 and 25, Aug 8 and 22

Citizenship Information Session

This session will help you learn about new regulations and forms for Canadian citizenship. Find out about the documents you will need and how to check the status of your application online. Get valuable tips on preparing for the citizenship test.

  • Tuesday, April 2
  • Tuesday, May 7
  • Tuesday, June 4
  • Tuesday, July 2
  • Tuesday, August 6

5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free
Age: 18Y+

To register call HMC at 905-464-3222

Let’s Talk About Books

Have you read a book that you can’t stop talking about? A good book can pique your interest, provoke your curiosity, captivate and enthrall you, or it can make you laugh out loud. Drop in to this monthly book chat for an opportunity to discuss a book that has captured your imagination or get inspired with suggestions for your next great read.

  • Wednesday, April 3
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Saturday, April 6
    10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
    White Oaks Branch

Cost: Free/5 classes
Age: 18Y+

Immigration Updates in Mandarin

Learn about new Canadian immigration policies and regulations. Topics include: general guidelines for Permanent Resident application, PR Card renewal, and general guidelines for Canadian Citizenship application, questions, and answers. Conducted in Mandarin.

  • Wednesday, April 3
  • Wednesday, August 7

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free
Age: 18Y+

To register call Halton Multicultural Council Connections at 905-842-2486 ext. 257 or email jchen@hmcconnections.com

Summer Creative Writing

This is your chance to take up writing in a warm, supportive environment.  This course will open the doors to all kinds of creative writing.  We’ll visit short story and children’s writing, writing in first and third person, and writing just for fun.  You’ll get a shot of inspiration every week and an assignment to keep you going until the next class.  Best of all, this class will provide a zero pressure, totally safe setting, where your words will grow and flower.

Tuesday July 2
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Woodside Branch

Cost:  $189/7 classes
Age:  14Y+

To reserve your spot, email brianhenry@sympatico.ca.  No email?  Call Ashley at 905-815-2042 ext. 5338.

 

 

Learning with Lynda.com – Excel

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel with the various resources available to you through Lynda.com in this hands-on workshop.

Monday August 19
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Woodside Branch

Cost:  Free/1 class
Age:  16Y+
Course Code:  245247

Please bring you own laptop.

How to be an Audiophile

Join vinyl enthusiast and local record store owner John Anczurowski from PCV Records to learn and share about purchasing, selling, collecting and listening to vinyl.  There will also be an opportunity to learn about or improve your turntable set-up.

Saturday April 6
2:30-3:30pm
White Oaks Branch
Age: All Ages

Please register by emailing oplprograms@oakville.ca

 

 

Love My OPL-Intro to Digital Resources

Did you know the library has downloadable movies, music and more? We also have databases with health, business and consumer information. Make the most of your free library card by joining us for this hands-on session.

  • Friday, March 29
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 245229
  • Tuesday, June 4**
    7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium 
    Course Code: 245230
  • Friday,July 5 **
  • Woodside Branch
    Course Code: 245251
  • Thursday, August 15
    7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
    Course Code: 245252
  • Friday, August 23
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 245250

Cost: Free/1 class

Age: 16Y+

**Program Cancelled

Moon Landing Anniversary Celebration

July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon, declaring in his now famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The Apollo space mission inspired a nation, and amazed the world. Children are encouraged to come dressed as an astronaut or an alien!

Saturday, July 20
2-4 pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
All Ages


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