Thunder Bay Public Library – December Events

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Thunder Bay Public Library

Thunder Bay Public LibraryTHUNDER BAY – There are always a lot of activities at the Thunder Bay Public Library. Here is the schedule for December:

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THUNDER BAY PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2015
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Tuesday, December 1  10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play. Children & their family or caregivers will enjoy this 100% literacy based drop-in storytime combining stories, songs & rhymes with activities & time for play. Just drop in to the Brodie Resource Library. Daycares are welcome & asked to call a few days ahead. For further information contact Children & Youth Services @ 624-4208.
Tuesday, December 1  5:30 p.m. Tear Down Tuesdays. Drop-in & join us @ the Waverley Resource Library Makerspace & learn how to open things up & see how they work, including common household items & electronic devices.
Tuesday, December 1   7 p.m. NOWW Writers’ Nights @ the Mary J.L. Black Library. Join us for readings from local writers & open mic poetry. For more info please contact Sue Blott @ 577-7048 or email lassfromyorks2001@yahoo.com. Everyone welcome!
Wednesday, December 2   6:30 p.m. Youth Advisory Council Meeting @ Chapters. Come help pick out new books for the Library!  Join the Youth Advisory Council (YAC). Our mission is to raise awareness of the Library & its resources among teens & to provide a youth perspective on library services, collections & programs. For further information go to teens.tbpl.ca / Join In
Thursday, December 3   10:30 a.m. Baby Time. Drop-in literacy based storytime for babies from birth to 24 months combining stories, songs, lap rhymes & play @ the Brodie Resource Library.  Your baby will learn the sounds & rhythm of language & its value. Instill an early love of reading & encourage socialization in your baby! Siblings are welcome. For further information contact Children & Youth Services @ 624-4208.
Thursday, December 3   1:30 p.m. Wit Knits. Whether you’re new to knitting or experienced (& 55 or better), you are welcome to join Wit Knits, a group that gets together @ the Mary J.L. Black Library to knit (or crochet). Share stories & laughs with fellow group members. For further information contact Nancy Angus @ 684-2403.
Thursday, December 3    4 p.m. Turtle Island Tales @ the Waverley Resource Library. A storytime for families & children of all ages by guest presenters from the Thunder Bay Indian Friendship Centre. Traditional stories, songs & crafts! Just drop-in!

 

 

 

Thursday, December 3  7 pm-8:30 pm Genetic Genealogy Workshop @ the Mary J.L. Black Library. For those interested in learning how to use DNA to trace their genealogical roots. Part Two: Clare Cook introduces the extremely popular autosomal DNA test, shows how results can further multiple branches of your family history research & compares testing companies. Attending the Genetic Genealogy Part One workshop & prior experience with genealogy is recommended. Register by calling 684-6815 or visit www.tbpl.ca/getinvolved & click on Online Calendar
Saturday, December 5   10:30 a.m. Puppet Show: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” @ the Waverley Resource Library. For further information & free tickets contact Children & Youth Services @ 684-6816.
Tuesday, December 8 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play. Children & their family or caregivers will enjoy this 100% literacy based drop-in storytime combining stories, songs & rhymes with activities & time for play. Just drop in to the Brodie Resource Library. Daycares are welcome & asked to call a few days ahead. For further information contact Children & Youth Services @ 624-4208.
Tuesday, December 8  12 p.m. Casual Clerisy Club presents “Poetry.” This meeting will be held at the 55+ Centre. Join in this lunch-hour book club. For further information contact Barb @ 684-6811.
Tuesday, December 8  5:30 p.m. Tear Down Tuesdays. Drop-in & join us @ the Waverley Resource Library Makerspace & learn how to open things up & see how they work, including common household items & electronic devices.
Wednesday, December 9  7 p.m. Ontario Genealogical Society Meeting @ the Brodie Resource Library Reference Dept. Meetings feature idea & research sharing along with special topics & guest speakers. Connect on Facebook (Thunder Bay District Branch, OGS) or by email @ OGS at thunderbay@ogs.on.ca for further information.
Thursday, December 10 1:30 p.m. Wit Knits. Whether you’re new to knitting or experienced (& 55 or better), you are welcome to join Wit Knits, a group that gets together @ the Mary J.L. Black Library to knit (or crochet). Share stories & laughs with fellow group members. For further information contact Nancy Angus @ 684-2403.
Thursday,  December 10  5 p.m.  Thunder Bay Public Library Board Meeting. The Thunder Bay Public Library Board meets once a month except in the summer.  Members of the public are welcome to attend. Please call 684-6803 for meeting locations & if you have any special needs let us know at least one week prior to the meeting. Board agendas & minutes are available to the public on the Library Website & at all library locations.
Friday, December 11  10:30 a.m. Puppet Show: “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” @ the Brodie Resource Library. For further information & free tickets contact Children & Youth Services @ 624-4208.
Saturday,  December 12 10:30 a.m. French Storytime for children of all ages & their parent or caregiver @ the Waverley Resource Library Auditorium. Talk, sing, read & play together. Share books, stories, rhymes & music in French with Miss Claudia. For further information contact Children & Youth Services @ 684-6816.
Tuesday, December 15 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play. Children & their family or caregivers will enjoy this 100% literacy based drop-in storytime combining stories, songs & rhymes with activities & time for play. Just drop in to the Brodie Resource Library. Daycares are welcome & asked to call a few days ahead. For further information contact Children & Youth Services @ 624-4208.

 

Tuesday,  December 15 5:30 p.m. Tear Down Tuesdays. Drop-in & join us @ the Waverley Resource Library Makerspace & learn how to open things up & see how they work, including common household items & electronic devices.
Thursday,   December 17  1:30 p.m. Wit Knits. Whether you’re new to knitting or experienced (& 55 or better), you are welcome to join Wit Knits, a group that gets together @ the Mary J.L. Black Library to knit (or crochet). Share stories & laughs with fellow group members. For further information contact Nancy Angus @ 684-2403.
Friday, December 18  2:30 p.m. Puppet Show: “Moll & Troll Trim the Tree” for all ages @ the Mary J.L. Black Library Community Program Room. for further information & free tickets contact the Library @ 345-TBPL(8275).
Monday, December 21  7 p.m. Potala Meditation Group. Learn Tibetan-Buddhist meditation practices @ the Waverley Resource Library.  For further information contact Dan Cox by email at dtcox3@gmail.com
Tuesday,   December 22 5:30 p.m. Tear Down Tuesdays. Drop-in & join us @ the Waverley Resource Library Makerspace & learn how to open things up & see how they work, including common household items & electronic devices.