What's Happening in April

St. Thomas Public Library

See What's Happening!

For details on all our events, visit the library and pick up a copy of STaPLe, our program guide!

You can also view it online here:

April at your library:



Adults & Teens: STPL Book Club, Whodunnit Mystery Book Club, Film Night, Introduction to Goodreads, Introduction to Podcasts, Stitches! Knitting, Introductory Birding Series, Seed Library 1-on-1, Teen Advisory Board

Family & Children: Family Game Night, Fort Day, Paws for Stories, Play with Purpose, Books and Bounces, Tales for Twos, Preschool Storytime, Saturday Storytime, Homeschool Program, Lego Club, Family Math, French Storytime, Young Writers' Club

Creators' Corner: Vinyl Cutter Drop-In, 3D Selfies, WordPress Meetup, WordPress Learning Series, 1-on-1 Tech Help, VHS to Digital

Computer Workshops: Computer Basics 1, Computer Basics 2, Email Basics, Spreadsheets, Microfilm

STPL Sparks

Community: Parks and Recreation Program Guide

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Adults and Teens

STPL Book Club

Tuesday, April 2

10 - 11:30 a.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level

No registration required!

April's book is One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Find extra copies of books in the Book Club section of the Holds Shelf on the Main Level!

May's book is The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar.

Whodunnit Mystery Book Club

Tuesday, April 9

7 - 8:30 p.m.

Board Room, Upper Level

No registration required!

April's book is The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey. Find extra copies of books in the Book Club section of the Holds Shelf on the Main Level!

May's book is to be announced.

Film Night

Thursday, April 18

6 - 8 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level

Join us for April's free film: If Beale Street Could Talk. In early 1970s Harlem, Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Alonzo is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Rated R.



Introductory Birding Series

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Teen Advisory Board

Wednesday, April 17

4 - 5 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level

Teen Advisory Board meets monthly! Join us each month for something new! Teens on the board advocate for youth at the library, help with library programs, make new friends , and have fun. TAB is also a great way to earn volunteer hours.

Family & Children

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Creators' Corner


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1-on-1 Tech Help

By appointment.

Creators' Corner

Are you having problems with your laptop, tablet, or smart phone? Are you trying to access the library’s digital resources? Would you like to experiment with some of the technologies available at the library? Do you need tech help but can't make a class time?

Book a one-on-one appointment with staff to provide tech help for devices or for the tools in the Creators' Corner! We even offer one-on-one help for Local History!

Call us at 519-631-6050 or book an appointment online at stthomaspubliclibrary.ca/1-on-1

Computer Workshops


Tuesday, April 2

2:30 - 4 p.m.

Creators' Corner

No registration required!

Discover the features of MS Excel and use them to organize inventory data, perform automatic accounting / statistical calculations, and use charts to visually represent information.


By appointment - call us at 519-631-6050 to book!

Learn how to use the library's upgraded microfilm scanner and software to explore the Local History department's archive of local newspapers and city directories.

STPL Sparks Monthly Giving Program

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Looking for more activities? Check out the programs from Parks and Recreation, featuring plenty of athletic and creative programs for kids! For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 519-633-7112.