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Ontario Public Library Week - October 14-20

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Celebrate your local library with special events including Amnesty Week, Behind the Scene tours, local author reading, appreciation tea, contest & more.

Amnesty Week - October 14-20

The Library will hold a one week only Amnesty on all overdue and lost items (books, movies, videogames, etc). Return the item in good condition and all the fines will be waived. No explanation. No food donation. So check your book shelves, your backseat or your locker and return some overdue books.

Behind the Scenes Tour with the Library's CEO

Tours the Library with CEO/Chief Librarian Cathryn Rodney and find out about future expansion plans. Tours are available Mon Oct 15, 2-5pm, Tues Oct 16, 2-5pm, Wed Oct 17, 9am-12pm and Thurs Oct 18, 9am-12pm. No appointment necessary.

Tech Talk - Tuesday October 16, 6:30pm

Increase your digital literacy with free monthly workshops. This month the topic will be the Library's Online Resources. Learn how to download ebooks, access online magazines, Ancestry Library, Consumer reports, auto repair manuals, travel guides & more. Please register in advance.

Author Patricia Stott-Prince - Wednesday October 17, 6:30pm

Muskoka Falls: the Village 1859-2018 is the new local history book that will be discussed by author Patricia Stott-Prince. Everyone welcome. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Green Screen Fun - Friday October 19, 10am - 12pm

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Have your photo transported into a book with your favourite characters using green screen technology. Everyone welcome.

Friends Bake sale - Saturday October 20, 10am - 2pm

bake sale

The Friends of BPL will host a bake sale with delicious homemade bake good. Be sure to come early and support the Friends of Bracebridge Public Library.

Pumpkinfest - Saturday October 20, 11am

Join us for pumpkin activities and treats. Bring your own decorated pumpkin! Fun for the whole family. Free and no registration.

Year of Learning - Saturday October 27, 10am

denture care

Celebrating the Library's 110th anniversary with a Year of Learning. This month learn about dentures and denture care with guest Angela Moise of Highlands Denture Clinic. Please register in advance.

Microsoft Excel Course - Fridays in November

A free beginner course will be offered in Microsoft Excel on Fridays in November at 10:30am. Registration required as space is limited.

1-on-1 tech training - offered now!

Individual computer or internet training is back and now offered year round. One-hour sessions will be suited to what you would like to learn; including but not limtied to help with email, social media, downloading ebooks, iPads, cloud storage & more. Sessions are available on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning. Reserve your session by calling the Library or emailing info@bracebridgelibrary.ca

Bracebridge Transit monthly easyPass

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Bracebridge Transit monthly easyPass may be purchased at the Library, Sportsplex and Town Office. Bracebridge Transit website

In accordance with O. Reg. 191/11: INTEGRATED ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS under Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, S.O. 2005, c. 11, staff at the Bracebridge Public Library shall provide access to or arrange for the provision of access to accessible materials where they exist, upon request.

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