What's Happening in October

St. Thomas Public Library

Hello October!

Fall is finally here and that means we're gearing up for some cozy reads and spooky programs! Ontario Public Library Week is October 20 - 26 this year, and we hope you'll use it as an excuse to come in and visit us and learn something new about your library! For a full listing of programs and events happening this fall, take a look at our program guide STaPLe by clicking the button below!
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Featured Events

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Adult + Teen Programs

Book Clubs

STPL Book Club

Tuesday, October 1 | 10 - 11:30 a.m.

October's book is The Boat People by Sharon Bala. Ask at the Main Desk for a copy!


Tuesday Evening Book Club

Tuesday, October 8 | 7 - 8:30 p.m.

October's book is Beautiful Boy by David Sheff. Ask at the Main Desk for a copy!

Film Night: Red Joan

Thursday, October 17

6 - 8 p.m.

Carnegie Room, Lower Level


Join us for a free movie! October's movie is Red Joan. Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information - including details on the building of the atomic bomb - to the Soviet government for decades. As the interrogation gets underway, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and her beliefs. Rated R.

Red Joan - Official Trailer - In Cinemas Apr 19

Seniors' Cafe: Tech Talk

Friday, October 4, 18

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Creators' Corner


Seniors' Cafe provides a fun and open atmosphere where you can meet other seniors interested in socializing and learning in a comfortable setting. Tech talk happens bi-weekly! Meet to chat about any and all questions you have about computers and technology.

Seniors' Cafe: Culture Chat

Friday, October 11, 25

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Creators' Corner


Seniors' Cafe provides a fun and open atmosphere where you can meet other seniors interested in socializing and learning in a comfortable setting.

Teens

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Creators' Corner

Malware and Privacy

Friday, October 11, 25

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Creators' Corner, Main Level

Registration required, space is limited!


Learn best practices to prevent and recover from malware infections (like viruses, worms, trojans, ransomware, spyware), avoid phishing scams, and protect the privacy of your personal data online.

Intro to Photoshop

Wednesday, October 16

6 - 8 p.m.

Creators' Corner

Registration required, space is limited!


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

Children

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Storytimes

Homeschool Group

Tuesday, October 8

2 p.m.

Ingram Room, Lower Level

Registration required, space is limited.


Join other parents and children who homeschool in directed activities. Check the online calendar for activities each month!

French Family Circle

Wednesday, October 30

6 - 7 p.m.

Ingram Room, Lower Level


A social hour for French-speaking and French Immersion families to learn about bilingual resources, interact with other families in French, and participate in educational activities for children of all ages.