What's Happening in May

St. Thomas Public Library

See what's happening!

For details on all our programs and events, visit the library to pick up a copy of STaPLe, our program guide! You can also view it online here:

May at your Library:

Victoria Day Closure


STPL Plus


Service Interruption: Interlibrary Loans


STPL Sparks Monthly Giving


Family: Family Game Night, Free Comic Book Day


Adults + Teens: STPL Book Club, Whodunnit Mystery Book Club, Film Night, Intro to Goodreads, Intro to Podcasts, Teen Advisory Board


Children: Storytimes, Homeschool Group, LEGO Club, French Storytime, Young Writers' Club, Mother's Day Craft, Mother-Daughter Book Club, Paws for Stories


Creators' Corner: Vinyl Cutter Drop-in, Tangible Transformations: From 2D Drawings to 3D Printed Art, VHS to Digital


Computer Workshops: WordPress MeetUp, Wordpress Series, Computer Basics 1, Computer Basics 2, Email Basics, Spreadsheets, Livestreaming, Edit Videos with Premiere, Intro to Photoshop, Microfilm

Closure

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STPL Plus Library Perks Program

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News

SERVICE NOTICE: INTERLIBRARY LOANS

Due to the provincial government’s severe budget cuts to the Southern Ontario Library Service, Interlibrary Loan service will no longer be available after April 26th.

If you wish to learn more about the services affected, visit

https://www.sols.org/index.php/interlibrary-loan-and-delivery-service-changes?fbclid=IwAR2b6RXavppNm_2tvXIw4d96UudkPNad8-IqHQKvCXbzfoiRuLR63kf9Vro

Monthly Giving Program

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Family

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Adults + Teens

STPL Book Club

Tuesday, May 7

10 - 11:30 a.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level

No registration required!


May's book is The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar. Find extra copies of books in the Book Club section of the Holds Shelf on the Main Level!


June's book is A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Whodunnit Mystery Book Club

Tuesday, May 14

7 - 8:30 p.m.

Board Room, Upper Level

No registration required!


May's book is Let Me Lie by Claire McIntosh. Find extra copies of books in the Book Club section of the Holds Shelf on the Main Level!


June's book is Dreadful Water by Thomas King.

Film Night

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Workshops

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Children

Storytimes

French Storytime

Wednesday, May 22

6 - 7 p.m.

Ingram Room, Lower Level

No registration required!


A storytime for families interested in sending their young children to French Immersion. Introduce your child to the basic elements of French! We will learn with stories, songs, and crafts. Ages 3+.

Programs

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Young Writers' Club

Thursday, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

7 - 8:15 p.m.

Ingram Room, Lower Level

No registration required!


Young Writers’ Club members craft stories in many categories including adventure, fantasy, mystery, non-fiction, poetry, and more! We create graphic novels, magazines, short stories, and newspapers. Enjoy writing independently and together with others! Ages 8+.

Creators' Corner

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Computer Workshops

Editing Videos with Premiere

Tuesday, May 14

1 - 3 p.m.

Creators' Corner

Registration required, space is limited!


Learn to use the software to edit exciting videos!

Intro to Photoshop

Wednesday, May 1

1 - 3 p.m.

Creators' Corner

Registration required, space is limited!


Brush up on basic tools for photo editing using Adobe Photoshop!

Community

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.