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Renowned playwright Dan Needles visits Shelburne Public Library

December 13, 2018   ·   0 Comments


If you haven’t attended one of the Coffee, Conversation & Books make this the one you do!

We will welcome the final author featured in the CC&B series, Wayne Townsend, to Jelly Craft Bakery and Cafe on Wednesday, December 19th @ 7pm! Email to register for an evening full of discussion on Dufferin County. This wonderful, community-centered program will be continuing in 2019—stay tuned for the excellent, local author lineup!

Teen Scene:

Teen Gingerbread houses are up and waiting for your votes in the library! All you have to do is grab your ballot, fill it out, and put it in the vote box. The winner will win a nice treat in advance of the holidays! Our final Teen event will be the last meeting of our Pizza & Pages Book Club on Thursday, December 20th @ 6pm. Keep your eyes and ears open for our Teen Programming plans for 2019!

Children`s Programs:

Our ‘Tween the Pages Book Club begins in just over a month! Sign up now in the Children’s Library or by emailing This is a bi-weekly group on Fridays 3:30 – 4:30 pm for children ages 7-12. We will spend each week listening to our novel read aloud, and then working on activities that expand on what has been read.

The next Sleepy Story Time will be on Thursday December 20th, from 6:15pm – 7:15 pm. Snuggle up in your PJs and listen to an hour of stories in the children’s library. This Sleepy Story Time will be filled with stories about Santa and all things holiday and Christmas!

Books & Babies: Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am – Bundle up your little one and visit this drop-in group for parents and children 2 years old and under. A group

full of great conversation, and a safe place for children to socialize with others their own age.

PAWS To Read: Tuesday afternoons, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. 

Mac-the-therapy-dog is available for 15 minute appointments with children who would like to practice their reading to a great listener, Mac. Please book an appointment by calling the library at 519-925-2168.

LEGO Club: Wednesday afternoons, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. This drop-in program for children ages 6-12 has a brand new build challenge every single week. As your child’s skills grow they can also attempt the weekly “Expert Build Challenge”. Several Snap Circuit kits are also available to explore while visiting LEGO Club. Watch our team LEGO structure grow as members complete challenges and add a block to our team build every week. This month our builds have involved real snow and ice in the library!

Story Time: Friday mornings, 10:30 am – 11:30 am. This is a drop-in group full of singing, dancing, and stories. Each week we have a themed craft that connects to what we learned from our story. Visit Story Time, and leave with new friends and amazing art creations! For the month of December we will be creating holiday decorations that could be perfect gifts for friends and family.



Queen of the north by Anne O’Brien

The secret wife by Gill Paul

The temptation of forgiveness by 

Donna Leon

Perfect death by Helen Fields

The Mitford murders by Jessica Fellowes

Depth of winter by Craig Johnson

Perfect silence by Helen Fields

Blood communion by Anne Rice

Ill will: the untold story of Heathcliff by 

Michael Stewart

Codename Villanelle by Luke Jennings

One in a million by Lindsey Kelk

Winter in paradise by Elin Hilderbrand



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