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Adult Programs

BPL Book Club

Adult Book Club seated at table

The Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month in the Library Reading Room
at 7 p.m.   Each month we discuss a different genre or category. Share your favorite book or author with others. Everyone is welcome.

Genres for Fall/Winter 2017:

December - no meeting

January - Sisters

February - Historical Fiction

March - Music and Musicians

Literature & Libation - Tuesday january 9, 6:30pm

A new book club for adults in their 20s and 30s. Join us on Tuesday January 9 at 6:30pm at Oliver's Coffee on Manitoba Street. The January book is The Nordich Guide to Living 10 Years Longer by Bertil Marklund.

Special Programs

The Library offers many special programs including author talks, travelogues, computer workshops, summer reading programs, and events that support Ontario Public Library week and Canada 150.

Visiting Library Service

If you are housebound and miss visiting the library, you might be interested in this service. Screened volunteers will choose materials for you, deliver them to you and return them to the library on your behalf.

If you would like to bring joy to someone by spending several hours a month choosing and delivering reading materials to them in their own home, please call Ruth at the library 705-645-4171. You could make someone very happy.

One-on-One Internet Training

Training is free and offered on a one-to-one basis. Instruction is based on the need of the individual and can include basic Internet searching, email, social media, using Microsoft Word, editing photos, assistance with a new device, etc. Workshops are also offered. Internet Training available in the Spring and Fall.

The Muskoka Writing Circle

The Muskoka Writing Circle is a vibrant and supportive group of amateur and professional writers that meets monthly. The purpose of the group is to encourage both new and more seasoned writers to achieve their writing goals through positive critiquing.

The Circle meets on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9:00 am to 11:30 am. We are sorry to announce that due to the lack of appropriate program space in our library, the Writing Circle will no longer be able to hold their monthly meetings at the Library. However, the group will meet at the Centre for Active Living. For more information please contact Ian at livseyi @aol.com We do look forward to hosting special readings from the Writing Circle, so be sure to check our website for those events.

Word's Worth

Former Bracebridge Library Writer-in-Residence, Melody Richardson was an inspiration and support for many emerging and established writers in our community. Melody graciously agreed to let us continue to include Word's Worth on our website. We are sure that aspiring writers will benefit from Melody's series of projects designed to keep the creative juices flowing.

The series includes: What's in a Letter?  Character Building  Strike a Chord  Observations  Hear More and Childhood