June at Thunder Bay Public Library

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Thunder Bay Public Library
Thunder Bay Public Library

Thunder Bay Public Library
Thunder Bay Public Library

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – There is always something happening at the Thunder Bay Public Library.

Here is the schedule of events for June:

THUNDER BAY PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS JUNE 2017
The Thunder Bay Public Library is a non-profit organization. Our charitable registration number is #11925 9075 RR0001
All locations are wheelchair accessible
Website/Online Catalogue available 24/7 @ www.tbpl.ca

Please check the Hours of Operation on our website for the branch nearest you or pick up an Hours of Operation bookmark at any Library location.

Join us for Northern Nature Trading @ the Mary J.L. Black Library. Northern Nature Trading offers a weekly program which is a special kind of swap shop where you can trade things you find in nature like rocks, shells, fossils and pine cones. Join us Tuesdays from
6-8 p.m., Wednesdays from 3- 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 2 – 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.tbpl.ca/northernnaturetrading
Do you need to talk to a Social Worker for assistance? Make an appointment or drop in to see Joanne Boucher from Alpha Court @ the Brodie Resource Library every Thursday afternoon between 1 and 4 p.m. & @ the Waverley Resource Library – Main Floor on the last Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  For more information contact Joanne Boucher RSW @ 627-4149 or by email: jboucher@alphacourt.ca
Youth Move @ your Library
Youth Move is a free drop-in program offered for anyone 12-18 years of age and is available at both Mary J.L. Black Library and Brodie Library. Youth Move offers weekly programming that includes everything from games, crafts, board games, video games, resume writing workshops and of course lots of snacks.
Join the Youth Move program at the Brodie Teen Area Mondays & Tuesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and @ the Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 8 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 4 p.m.
For program information check us out on Facebook at Youth Move, on Instagram at Youthmovetbay, by email at youthmove@thunderbay.ca or by phone at 625-2344.
Group Visits to County Park. County Park Library is pleased to offer library visits for your class or home day care Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday morning between 9 and 12. You will have a private tour of this small but vibrant branch of the Thunder Bay Public Library. Please allow 2 weeks notice.  To book or for more information contact Barb @ 684-6811 or email bphilp@tbpl.ca
NOTE: Group visits are available at all Library locations. Call 345-8275 for more information.
 
Roots to Harvest Garden Tool Lending Library is ready for you to borrow essential tools to get your garden growing. The sheds and tools have arrived. You’ll find them at the Brodie and Waverley Libraries – all you need is a library card and you’ll be on your way to starting or improving your garden.
Thursday, June 1 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 Story Hour Room. Your baby will learn the sounds & rhythm of language & its value. Instill an early love of reading & encourage socialization in your baby! Siblings welcome. For further information contact 624-4208.
Thursday, June 1 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 County Park 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 the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext 7401.
Thursday, June 1 2:30 p.m. Join us for Needle Crafts @ the County Park Library. Do you knit, crochet or cross stitch or do you want to learn? Are you willing to share your knowledge, or just want to get together with fellow needlers? Refreshments will be served and some supplies will be available to try. For more information contact Barb at 684-6811 or bphilp@tbpl.ca
Monday, June 5 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play @ the Waverley Auditorium. 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. Daycares are welcome & asked to call ahead. For more information call 684-6816.
Monday, June 5 10:30 a.m. Drop-in for stories, songs and rhymes for all ages @ the Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room. For more information call Mary J.L. Black Library @ 345-8275 ext 7301.
Monday, June 5 6:30 p.m. Community Action Panel (CAP) Meeting @ the Waverley Resource Library Auditorium. For more information or to apply contact Barb @ 684-6811 or bphilp@tbpl.ca Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tuesday, June 6 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play @ the County Park Library. 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. Daycares are welcome & asked to call ahead. For more information call the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext. 7401.
Tuesday, June 6 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play @ the Brodie Story Hour Room. Children & their family or caregivers will enjoy this 100% literacy based drop-in storytime combining stories, songs & rhymes with activities & time for play. Daycares are welcome & asked to call ahead. For more information call 624-4208.
Tuesday, June 6 7:30 p.m. Brodie Book Club @ the Brodie Study Room. The Brodie Book Club is welcoming new members. Snacks are provided. For more information contact Rosemary at brodiebookclub@tbpl.ca or 345-8275 ext. 7260
Wednesday, June 7 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. If you have any special needs, or want more details, please call 684-6803 at least one week prior to the meeting. Board agendas & minutes are available to the public on the Library website & at all library locations.
 
Wednesday, June 7 6:30 p.m. Investing in Your Retirement @ the Waverley Hub North. Retirement is knocking – maybe it’s around the corner or far in the future. Either way, you may have questions about how to pay for it when it does arrive. Making sound financial choices to suit your retirement plans is a good place to start. Join Kara Polson, Financial Consultant, at this free, one hour, drop-in program to learn more.
Thursday, June 8 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 Story Hour Room. 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 the Brodie Resource Library @ 624-4208.
Thursday, June 8 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 County Park 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 the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext 7401.
Friday, June 9 10:30 a.m. Kids of all ages can drop-in @ the Waverley Auditorium for a PA day storytime with featured guest from the Metis Nation of Ontario. Enjoy this literacy based drop-in storytime with stories, songs and rhymes. Followed by a simple craft and time to play! For more information call the Waverley Library @ 684-6816.
Saturday, June 10 2:30 p.m. Saturday Crafter-noon @ the Waverley Resource Library Ground Floor Learning Space. Bring a project to work on and join others for inspiration. Staff can assist with knitting and basic needlework. Hope to see you there! Contact Ruth at 624-4206 or email rhamlin-douglas@tbpl.ca for more information.
Monday, June 12 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play @ the Waverley Auditorium. 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. Daycares are welcome & asked to call ahead. For more information call 684-6816.
Tuesday, June 13 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play @ the County Park Library. 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. Daycares are welcome & asked to call ahead. For more information call the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext. 7401.
Tuesday, June 13 10:30 a.m. Read, Sing, Play @ the Brodie Story Hour Room. Children & their family or caregivers will enjoy this 100% literacy based drop-in storytime combining stories, songs & rhymes with activities & time for play. Daycares are welcome & asked to call ahead. For more information call 624-4208.
Tuesday, June 13 12 p.m. Casual Clerisy Club @ the Waverley Resource Library Auditorium. This month theme or topic is about Poetry. Bring your lunch and join in this noon-hour book club.
Tuesday, June 13 6:30 p.m. Investing in Your Retirement @ the Brodie Fireside Reading Room. Retirement is knocking – maybe it’s around the corner or far in the future. Either way, you may have questions about how to pay for it when it does arrive. Making sound financial choices to suit your retirement plans is a good place to start. Join Kara Polson, Financial Consultant, at this free, one hour, drop-in program to learn more.
 
Wednesday, June 14 6 p.m. Join the Sharing Circle @ the Brodie Story Hour Room. The circle is a place for you to come to listen, learn and share (your) knowledge, teachings and/or stories of the traditional ceremonies and practices of the Anishnaabe peoples in our community. Youth, Elders and traditional Knowledge Keepers are encouraged to attend. Everyone is welcome to attend the circle! Contact Robyn @ 355-4594 or rmedicine@tbpl.ca for more information.
Thursday, June 15 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 Story Hour Room. 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 the Brodie Resource Library @ 624-4208.
Thursday, June 15 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 County Park 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 the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext 7401.
Thursday, June 15 2:30 p.m. Join us for Needle Crafts @ the County Park Library. Do you knit, crochet or cross stitch or do you want to learn? Are you willing to share your knowledge, or just want to get together with fellow needlers? Refreshments will be served and some supplies will be available to try. For more information contact Barb at 684-6811 or bphilp@tbpl.ca
Friday, June 16 10:30 a.m. Kids of all ages can drop-in @ the Waverley Auditorium. PA Day Storytime. Enjoy this literacy based drop-in storytime with stories, songs and rhymes. Followed by a simple craft and time to play! For more information call the Waverley Library @ 684-6816.
Friday, June 16 2:30 p.m. Kids of all ages can drop-in for a fun puppet show: Leonardo the Terrible Monster @ the Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room. For more information call the Mary J.L. Black Library @ 345-8275 ext 7301.
Saturday, June 17 2 p.m. Join us for Family Lego Club @ the Brodie Story Hour Room. Play, build and create! Kids of all ages and their caregivers are invited to drop-in for imaginative play. Materials provided. For more information call the Brodie Resource Library @ 624-4208.
Saturday, June 17 2:30 p.m. Father’s Day crafts @ the Waverley Auditorium. Kids of all ages can drop-in and surprise their fathers with a classic macaroni picture frame. Personalize it with your handprint and he’s sure to love it! For more information call the Waverley Library at 684-6816.
Friday, June 19 10:30 a.m. Kids of all ages can drop-in @ the Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room. Drop-in for stories, songs and rhymes for all ages. For more information call the Mary J.L. Black Library @ 345-8275 ext 7301.
Thursday, June 22 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 County Park 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 the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext 7401.
Friday, June 23 2:30 p.m. Kids of all ages can drop-in for a fun puppet show: P.J. Funnybunny @ the Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room. For more information call the Mary J.L. Black Library @ 345-8275 ext 7301.
Saturday, June 24 2 p.m. Join us for Family Lego Club @ the County Park Library. Play, build and create! Kids of all ages and their caregivers are invited to drop-in for imaginative play. Materials provided. For more information call the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext 7401.
Monday, June 26 7 p.m. Potala Meditation Circle @ the Waverley Resource Library Auditorium. Learn Tibetan-Buddhist meditation practices. For more information contact Dan Cox at dtcox3@gmail.com
Tuesday, June 27 7 p.m. Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) Meeting @ the Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room. Meetings feature idea and research sharing along with special topics and guest speakers. Connect with them on Facebook (Thunder Bay District Branch, OGS) or by email at thunderbay@ogs.on.ca for more information.
Wednesday, June 28 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Aboriginal Advisory Group (AAG) Meeting @ the Brodie Story Hour Room. Come and have your voice heard and be a part of the community. For future meeting dates, more information or to apply contact Robyn @ 355-4594 or rmedicine@tbpl.ca
Wednesday, June 28 6:30 p.m. Writer’s Circle @ the Waverley Resource Library Auditorium. The Writers’ Circle meets the last Wednesday of each month to share ideas and support each other. Call Paul @ 345-8513 for more information.
Thursday, June 29 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 County Park 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 the County Park Library @ 345-8275 ext 7401.
Thursday, June 29 2:30 p.m. Join us for Needle Crafts @ the County Park Library. Do you knit, crochet or cross stitch or do you want to learn? Are you willing to share your knowledge, or just want to get together with fellow needlers? Refreshments will be served and some supplies will be available to try. For more information contact Barb at 684-6811 or bphilp@tbpl.ca

Contact: Tina Tucker, Director of Community Development @ 684-6813

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