Caledon Public Library

Celebrating Canada 150

 

Celebrating Canada 150 will be the primary theme of many of CPL's regular and special programs throughout 2017. We plan to incorporate a celebration of local, provincial and national history as we engage the community, create lasting partnerships and instill community pride. This is just the beginning - more exciting plans to follow soon!

 

It's Flag Day! Celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday with Children's Author Carolyn j. Morris

Celebrate Flag Day and Canada's 150th with CPL and Read Local Caledon author, Carolyn j. Morris as she launches her newest book in her Railfence Bunch series, Happy Birthday Canada!  It'll be a birthday party complete with cake, balloons and streamers! Make your own Canadian flag or design your own - just two of the fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. 

Wednesday, February 15 | AB Branch | 7 pm | Free with advance registration

 

Click.Create.Celebrate: Short Story Contest

February 1 - March 31

Same contest, new time of year!

For more information and contest guidelines, click here.

 

Library Living

In partnership with Brampton Caledon Community Living, the library is pleased to offer a monthly FREE program designed specifically for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
On the fourth Friday afternoon of the month from September to June (excluding December), the Albion Bolton Branch will host a fun and informative 1.5 hour program, which may feature guest speakers, crafts, stories, music, information and, of course, light refreshments.

Our beautiful country is turning 150 years old this year and Library Living will be celebrating throughout 2017. Join us as we journey to a new province each month and learn about the people, culture, food, attractions and more 

Fridays: February 24, March 24, April 28, May 26 and June 23 | AB Branch | 1:30 pm | Free

 

Author Series 2017

Caledon Public Library is excited to host Ann Walmsley, author of The Prison Book Club, which relates to Ann's experiences as a volunteer prison book club organizer for inmates at the Collins Bay and Beavercreek Institutions in Ontario.The Prison Book Club recently won the prestigious 2016 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Nonfiction and provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of incarcerated men, as well as the transformative and connective power of literature. Please join us for an evening with Ann.  

Thursday, March 9 | AB Branch | 7 pm | Free with advance registration

 

 

 

 

Caledon Talks Ted

Enjoy viewing and discussing selected TED talk videos with your friends and neighbours.  Sessions will be facilitated by our expert library staff.  Each month will address a different theme.  In April, please join us for what promises to be a lively discussion on success.

Thursday, April 6 | Ab Branch | 7 - 8:30 pm | Free with advance registration

 

Click.Create.Celebrate: Poetry Contest

We are celebrating Poetry Month by holding our poetry contest during this special month.

We know there are lots of poets in our Caledon community, so find your muse, listen carefully and get creating. Win money and everlasting fame! For guidelines and contest details, click here.

 

Caledon Talks Ted

Enjoy viewing and discussing selected TED talk videos with your friends and neighbours.  Sessions will be facilitated by our expert library staff.  Each month will address a different theme. Please join us this month for a discussion on culture.  

Thursday, May 11 | AB Branch | 7 - 8:30 pm | Free with advance registration

 

Author Series 2017

Amy Stuart's debut novel, Still Mine, was an instant bestseller in Canada and at Caledon Public Library. A taut, psychological thriller that tackles themes of abuse, trust addiction and small town life, Still Mine is a dark and twisting novel that leaves readers on the edge of their seats and hungry for more. Join us for an exciting evening with Amy as she discusses her inspiration for her novel and maybe gives us a hint of the sequel that she is working on! CPL is excited to host Amy Stuart - please join us.

Tuesday, May 23 | AB Branch | 7 pm | Free with advance registration 

 

Seniors Spring Luncheon

In partnership with Caledon Meals on Wheels, Caledon Public Library is pleased to co-host a celebration of the cultural diversity and multiculturalism of Caledon in the Mayfield West community. Tentative date is Tuesday, May 30. More details to be announced soon.

 

Caledon Talks Ted

Enjoy viewing and discussing selected TED talk videos with your friends and neighbours.  Sessions will be facilitated by our expert library staff. This month's theme is technology. 

Thursday, June 15 | AB Branch | 7 - 8:30 pm | Free with advance registration

Heritage Trivia Night

In partnership with Heritage Caledon, Caledon Public Library will host a Heritage Trivia Night with Master of Ceremonies, best-selling author and long-time Caledon resident, Ken Weber. Groups of four, including local celebrities, will be challenged by questions which focus on our unique history as a community, province and country. Stay tuned for more details.

Thursday, June 22 | Villa Caledon Inn, Caledon East | 7 pm | Free with advance registration (opens May 1)

 

Click.Create.Celebrate: Photography Contest

A contest for children (ages 6 - 12), teens ( ages 13 - 17) and adults (18+). The theme this year is Celebrating Canada 150. For more details and contest guidelines, click here.

 

MORE DETAILS ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS TBA.