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Latest Culture News
Viva Upcycle! Art Project
To help the legacy of the Pan Am Games live on, the Town of Caledon has partnered with Caledon-based artists and community groups through the Viva Upcycle! Art Project. Our very own Artful Library Alton group and Library Living program were happy to submit their creations. Learn more: http://ow.ly/UZ7kh.
New Blog Site
Our new blog site has launched at CPL! This site will now bring together all of our blogs into one compact and redesigned website: blog.caledon.library.on.ca. Get the latest information from our Reasons 2 Read, Teen Reads and Kidz Korner blogs.
Culture at Caledon Public Library
CPL's Artful Library, an ongoing program specifically designed to showcase art in our library all year round! We display art exhibits free of charge at all seven of our branches. We celebrate photographers, painters, sculptors and graphic designers (to name only a few) of all ages - from up and coming artists who are school age to high school, to do-it-yourselfers to professionals. Learn more.
If you're an aspiring writer or are a novelist or poet at heart, the writing group, Writers' Ink, is the group for you. To date, Writers' Ink boasts 5 chapters! If you've always wanted to write but didn't necessarily know how to get started, or even finish, Writers' Ink will help develop the skills and confidence you will need to pursue your writing dreams! Writers' Ink also has a blog where members are encouraged to share their work. Learn more.
Do-Write Club For Kids
Do you have great stories going on inside your head and are just itching to share them? Or, do you have a good story to tell and just don't know where to start? Then this is the club for you. Join us for this weekly drop-in program where we'll brainstorm, create, write, draw and generally share all the things that inspire us! Learn More.
Writers' Ink Teen Chapter
This is a self-directed program for teens who want to write, be it poetry, prose, short stories or screenplays, gather, mingle chat and share with other teens. Learn more.
Click Create Celebrate Contests
Friends of Caledon Public Library are pleased to sponsor library contests to celebrate aspiring authors, poets and photographers in our community. Click*Create*Celebrate is a compilation of all the library's contests. They include: Adult Short Story, Elizabeth Scavetta Memorial Teen Short Story, Children's Short Story, Adult Poetry, Young Adult Poetry, Photography (all ages) and Young Reels. View previous winners in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Read Local Caledon
CPL's Read Local Caledon collection is designed to celebrate our community’s talented, vibrant, contemporary authors. It is an opportunity for CPL to recognize and pay tribute to our home grown authors. Our goal is to make works by local authors, more visible online, in the catalogue, on our shelves and to enrich our library collections. Learn more.