GUIDE FALL 2018 September October November - READS - Burlington Public Library

 
GUIDE FALL 2018 September October November - READS - Burlington Public Library
GUIDE
                                          FALL
                                          2018
                                          September
                                          October
                                          November

                Read the books.
         SALE

 BURLINGTON
READS           Meet the authors.
                See page 5 for details.
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Branch Locations & Hours
                                                                                                                                               ALDERSHOT
                                                                                                                                               550 Plains Road East       		 905.333.9995
                                                                                                                                               Monday                               Closed
                                                                                                                                               Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday            10 - 6
                                                                                                                                               Thursday                              10 - 9
                                                                                                                                               Saturday                               9-5
                                                                                                                                               Sunday                               Closed
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                                                                                                                                               ALTON
                                                                                                                                               3040 Tim Dobbie Drive                       905.634.3686
                   Coming to Burlington Public Library has been an
                                                                                                                                               Monday to Thursday                                   9-9
                   immense pleasure for me. Since arriving in June,                                                                            Friday                                               9-6
                   I have met many of you while spending time at                                                                               Saturday                                             9-5
                   each branch. Thank you so much for your                                                                                     Sunday                                            Closed
                   warm welcome.
                                                                                                                                               BRANT HILLS
                   Two of the many great things about Burlington                                                                               2255 Brant Street                           905.335.2209
                   that enticed me to work here: Burlington is a                                                                               Monday to Thursday                                   9-9
                   community of readers and enthusiastic library                                                                               Friday                                               9-6
                   supporters—a dream combination for this                                                                                     Saturday                                             9-5
                   librarian. So, you’ll be pleased to know that, based                                                                        Sunday                                            Closed
                   on your feedback, we have evolved One Book One                                                                              CENTRAL
                   Burlington into an exciting new author/book talk
                   series, Burlington Reads. Launching this fall with                                                                          2331 New Street                             905.639.3611
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                   three talented authors, we hope you’ll borrow the                                                                           Monday to Thursday                                    9-9
                   books and join us at the events.                                                                                            Friday                                                9-6
                                                                                                                                               Saturday                                              9-5
                   And more big news: Hollywood is coming to                                                                                   Sunday (Fall/Winter/Spring)                           1-5
                   Burlington! We have a signature event with the                                                                              Sunday (July 1 to Thanksgiving)                    Closed
                   executive producer of The Handmaid’s Tale who
                   will walk us through the process of turning a                                                                               KILBRIDE
                   beloved novel into a blockbuster TV series.                                                                                 6611 Panton Street, Kilbride School         905.335.4011
                                                                                                                                               Monday, Wednesday                                     6-9
                   And, of course, our popular storytimes and family                                                                           Tuesday, Thursday, Friday                          Closed
                   programs will continue to delight our young                                                                                 Saturday                                         9 - noon
certified.         learners. I look forward to meeting you in the                                                                              Sunday                                             Closed
                   coming months.
                                                                                                                                               NEW APPLEBY
                   Wishing you a wonderful start to the season,                                                                                676 Appleby Line                            905.639.6373
rtified.
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                   Lita Barrie                                                                                                                 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
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                   Chief Executive Officer                                                                                                     Saturday                                             9-5
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All programs are FREE unless noted.
Arts, Culture & Heritage
CALENDAR-CHECK HPO presents Beyond the Music                  CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
                                                                  Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.
An engaging and entertaining glimpse into the lives
and music of composers presented by Hamilton
Philharmonic Orchestra composer-in-residence,              CALENDAR-CHECK Music of WWI Concert
Abigail Richardson-Schulte.                                Wed November 7 | 7.30-8.30pm | Central
Aldershot               Thu Sep 6       2-3pm              Join the Civic Chorale singers for a musical concert
                        Brahms                             and presentation reflecting on the First World War
Central                 Tue Oct 9       2-3pm              and the 70th anniversary of its armistice.
                        Beethoven & Mozart
                        Tue Nov 6       2-3pm              CALENDAR-CHECK The World On Your Teaspoon
                        From Broadway to Tin Pan Alley     Thu November 8 | 7-8pm | Tansley Woods
Tansley Woods Tue Oct 16                2-3pm              Learn to tea taste like a professional with Tea
                        Beethoven & Mozart                 Sommelier, Vivienne Mathers. Find out about tea
                                                           processing and tea types. Taste a rare yellow tea and
CALENDAR-CHECK Genealogy Club                              find out if it really is “milk in first.”
Mondays: Sep 10, Oct 15, Nov 12 | 6-7.30pm | Central
Explore your family history and develop in-depth           CALENDAR-CHECK Japanese Tea Ceremony
research skills with our seminar-based genealogy           Sat November 10 | 11am-1pm | Central
club. You are welcome to bring your own tablet or          Experience Japanese culture through the traditional
laptop for this program.                                   tea ceremony, from the ritualized preparation of tea
                                                           and to its mindful drinking. In partnership with the
Introduction to Genealogy                                  City of Burlington Mundialization Committee
Wed October 10 | 10am-noon | Central
Join us for an introductory class on how to begin your     CALENDAR-CHECK First World War Censorship
own online genealogy research, and how to make             Tue November 13 | 7-8.30pm | Central
best use of the resources available on the Internet.       How did men and women serving overseas
                                                           communicate with their loved ones back in Canada?
CALENDAR-CHECK SOLO presents Verdi’s Rigoletto             Learn about letter writing and censorship and try
Tue September 11 | 2-3.30pm | Central                      your hand at being a censor. Presented by Burlington
Speaker: Sabatino Vacca, artistic director, Southern       Museums
Ontario Lyric Opera. Learn about the music of
Rigoletto and why it has endured to become one of          Medical Advancements Inspired by The Great War
the most beloved operas of all time. Presented with        Wed November 14 | 2-3pm | Central
a live performance by a professional opera singer.         From the carnage on the front lines came lifesaving
                                                           medical innovations that we now take for granted,
Vinyl Exchange                                             historian Jim Taggart discusses how much influence
Sat September 22 | 10am-2pm | Central                      World War I and medicine had on each other.
Swap your gently-used vinyl records and DVD movies.
Drop in.                                                   CALENDAR-CHECK Burlington and the First World War
                                                           Tue November 20 | 7-8.30pm | Central
Engaged Buddhism                                           Burlington’s role in the First World War might surprise
Wed October 3 | 7-8pm | Central                            you. Hear how Burlington residents contributed to
Insights into the teachings of the Zen master Thich        the Great War, both at home and overseas. Presented
Nhat Hanh, global spiritual leader, poet, and peace        by Burlington Museums
activist presented by Ray Nakano. Learn mindfulness
exercises to tap into your best self.                      Harry’s Story, Still
                                                           Tue November 27 | 2-3pm | Central
CALENDAR-CHECK Symphony on the Bay: French Flair           The firsthand account of a First World War
Thu October 18 | 7.30-8.30pm | Central                     infantryman as told through his personal letters. Join
Learn about the music featured in the opening              local author and Mobile Millinery Museum director
concert of the Symphony’s 2018-2019 season.                Norma Hillyer Shephard for her exhibit and talk on
                                                           infantrymen on the front lines during The Great War.

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Books & Writing
Open Mic Night                                              NaNoWriMo
Wed: Sep 5, Oct 17, Nov 14 | 7-8.30pm | Brant Hills         Tue: November 6 to 27 | 3.30-5.30pm | Central
Aspiring poets or storytellers, try out that lyric, poem,   Are you taking the National Novel Writing Challenge?
song, or story, and work on your stage presence. Time       Drop into the library and get support from fellow
limit: 5 minutes. Sign up when you arrive. Drop in.         writers and editor Brian Henry. Write the next Great
                                                            Canadian Novel during NaNoWriMo.
Beans ’n’ Books
Thu Sep 6     How Illuminating!                             CALENDAR-CHECK Titles Book Club
Thu Oct 4     Dystopia or Utopia?                           Explore a variety of authors, genres, and themes at
Thu Nov 1     Oh, the Places You’ll Go!                     Titles monthly book club. Plan to attend all three
2.15-4pm | Central                                          dates in the seasonal series. Visit www.bpl.on.ca/
Coffee, cookies and hearing about intriguing books.         feature/titles for monthly book titles.
Writers Circle                                              Aldershot     Thu: Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8
Thu: Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15 | 7-8.30pm | Brant Hills                      2.30-3.30pm
Share your writing with your peers and get feedback         Brant Hills   Tue: Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 13
in a friendly and supportive group.                                       7-8pm
                                                                          Thu: Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15
Burlington Writers Group                                                  2-3pm
Wed: Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 28 | 7-8.30pm |                    Central       Tue: Sep 4, Oct 2, Nov 6
New Appleby                                                               10-11am
Sharpen your writing skills and get peer-to-peer                          Mon: Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 19
support and feedback in this group facilitated by                         7-8pm
Benjamin Gleisser. Sign up at www.bengleisser.com or        Kilbride      Sat: Sep 8, Oct 13, Nov 10
drop in on day of program.                                                10-11am
                                                            New Appleby Tue: Sep 18, Oct 16, Nov 20
Intro to Libby eBooks                                                     10.30-11.30am
Learn to quickly and easily download free eBooks            Tansley Woods Tue: Sep 18, Oct 16, Nov 20
from the library onto your tablet or mobile phone.                        7-8pm
Central         Tue November 6          9.30-11am                         Tue: Sep 25, Oct 23, Nov 27
Tansley Woods Wed October 3            11am-12.30pm                       2-3pm
How to Write a Best Seller
Sat October 27 | 10am-4pm | Central
Presented by New York Times #1 best-selling author
                                                              W
                                                            NE

Kelley Armstrong & editor Brian Henry
Get the inside scoop on what gives a novel                           online
best-selling potential. Learn how to get readers
emotionally involved in your story to keep them                      self-registration
turning the pages. $49 in advance or $53 at the door.                now available
To register: email brianhenry@sympatico.ca.
Running Deep: The Power of Water
Burlington Storyteller’s Guild members spin amazing                                CALENDAR-CHECK www.bpl.on.ca
tales from above and below the waves about sea
creatures, those who live by the shore, and their
adventures. Families welcome.
Central         Sat November 3          2-3pm
Tansley Woods Sat November 3            2-3pm

BYOBaby Book Club
     See page 14 for details.

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SALE
                                Good things come to those who read.
 BURLINGTON                     Read the books. Meet the authors.
READS                           Once it was One Book One Burlington—and now it’s many books
                                (and authors) for Burlington book lovers.

                                Introducing our inaugural season of
                                Burlington Reads – join us!
                                                                      CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
                                                                          Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.
                    September
                    Vimy: The Battle and the Legend by Tim Cook
           SALE

   BURLINGTON
  READS

                    CALENDAR-CHECK Meet the Author: Tim Cook
                    Wed Sep 19 | 7-8.30pm | Art Gallery of Burlington
                    CALENDAR-CHECK Book Club Discussions
                    Aldershot                Thu September 13                   10.30-11.30am
                    Central                  Tue September 18                   2-3pm
                    New Appleby Wed September 12                                2-3pm

                    October
                    They Left Us Everything by Plum Johnson
           SALE

   BURLINGTON
  READS

                    CALENDAR-CHECK Meet the Author: Plum Johnson
                    Tue Oct 23 | 7-8.30pm | Central

                    CALENDAR-CHECK Book Club Discussions
                    Aldershot                Thu October 4                      10.30-11.30am
                    Central                  Thu October 11                     6.30-7.30pm
                    New Appleby Wed October 10                                  2-3pm
                    Tansley Woods Tue October  9                                7-8pm

                    November
                    Beautiful Scars:
           SALE

   BURLINGTON
  READS

                    Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers and the Road Home by Tom Wilson
                    CALENDAR-CHECK Meet the Author: Tom Wilson
                    Sun Dec 9 | 2-4pm | Art Gallery of Burlington

                    CALENDAR-CHECK Book Club Discussions
                    Aldershot                Thu November 22                    10.30-11.30am
                    Central                  Wed November 28                    2-3pm
                    New Appleby Wed November 14                                 2-3pm
                    Tansley Woods Wed November 14                               7-8pm

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All programs are FREE unless noted.
Movies
All movies are free and are first-come, first-seated.

Throwback Thursdays Classic Film Series
  Aldershot 10.30am-12.30pm
  Sep 27    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988; PG)
  Oct 25    Tootsie (1982; AA)
  Nov 29    The Sting (1973; AA)

    Brant Hills   6.30-8pm
    Sep 6         Breakfast Club (1985; AA) 1.5h
    Oct 4         Jaws (1975; 14A)
    Nov 1         Stand by Me (1986; PG) 1.5h

    Central       2-4 pm
    Sep 13        Cabaret (1972; PG)
    Sep 27        All the President’s Men (1976; AA) 2.5h
    Oct 11        The Manchurian Candidate (1962; PG-13)
    Oct 25        Wargames (1983; PG)
    Nov 8         Platoon (1986; R)
    Nov 22        National Film Board Double Feature:
                  And We Knew How to Dance: Women                            SPECIAL EVENT
                  in World War I & Front Lines
                                                            Season One Binge-Watch
Screeners                                                   Sat Sep 15: episodes 1-5 | 9am & 1pm | Central
  Central                                                   Sat Sep 22: episodes 6-10 | 9am & 1pm | Central
  Wednesdays       6.30-8.30 pm
  Sep 12           The Post (2017; PG)                      Drop by to watch any or all episodes.
  Oct 10           I, Tonya (2017; R)                       Morning episodes are repeated in the afternoon.
  Nov 14           Phantom Thread (2017; AA)

Directors Series
  Central
  Sundays       1.30-3.30pm                                                    Meet
  Oct 14        The Breadwinner (2017; AA) 1.5h                                Emmy Award-Winning
  Oct 28        The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014; R)                             Executive Producer
  Nov 11
  Nov 25
                Passchendaele (2008; AA)
                Mary Poppins (1964; PG) 2.5h
                                                                               John Weber
Doc*Side Documentary Series

    Aldershot      10.30am-noon                             The Handmaid’s Tale from Book to Screen
    Thu Sep 20     Absences (2013)                          Wed September 26 | 7-8pm| Central
                                                            Emmy Award-winning executive producer, John Weber
    Central        2-3.30pm                                 explores the process of adapting the acclaimed novel
    Sat Sep 22     Absences (2013)                          by Margaret Atwood into a TV series, from financing
                                                            through all aspects of production.
                                                            Chance to win a set tour.

                                                            *Both programs are first-come, first-seated.

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All programs are FREE unless noted.
Maker & Technology                                               CALENDAR-CHECK iPad Boot Camp
                                                                 Learn more about your iPad. Participants must attend
Maker Open Studio                                                both sessions.
Drop in and explore the makerspace, use the                      Aldershot                Tue Sep 18 & 25 3-5pm
equipment and be creative. Note that completion of               Brant Hills              Thu Oct 11 & 25 1.30-3.30pm
Laser Cutting 101 is required to use the laser cutter.           Tansley Woods Wed Oct 31 & Nov 7 10.30am-12.30pm
Drop in. See website for dates & times. Central
                                                                 CALENDAR-CHECK Metal Embossing Art
Fibre Arts Open Studio                                           Wed September 19 | 7-8.30pm | New Appleby
Saturdays: September 8 to November 24                            Using simple tools, design your own ‘tile’ to create
(except Oct 13) | 9.30am-noon | Central                          a unique card. Suitable for ages 10 to adult. $10.
Bring your projects to the makerspace. Use our                   Register in person or by phone with VISA/Mastercard.
equipment to make your vision come to life. Drop in.             In partnership with Art Gallery of Burlington

Virtual Reality Drop-in                                          CALENDAR-CHECK Embroidery Machine 101
Mondays: September 10 to November 26                             Learn to design and stitch monograms or custom
(except Oct 8) | 3-5pm | Central                                 images of your choice on your own fabric items.
Choose from a variety of virtual activities, from under          Thu September 27                7-8.30pm     | Central
water exploration to battling space robots. Ages 13 and          Sun October 21                  2-3.30pm     | Central
under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.                  Thu November 29                 10.30am-noon | Central
BookArts Open Studio                                             CALENDAR-CHECK Laser Cutting 101
Wednesdays: Sep 12, 26, Oct 10, 24, Nov 7, 21                    Learn about the equipment, materials and the basics
5.30-8.30pm | Brant Hills                                        of laser cutting. $25. Register in person or by phone
An informal meetup to share bookbinding                          with VISA/Mastercard. Central
techniques. Participants must first take any BPL                 Sat September 29                 1.30-3.30pm
BookArts bookbinding course to attend. Ages 18+                  Fri October 19                   2-4pm
                                                                 Sat October 27                   1.30-3.30pm
3D Printer Certification                                         Fri November 16                  2-4pm
Learn what you need to know to use our 3D Printer.               Sat November 24                  1.30-3.30pm
Completion of this class is a prerequisite to submit
your own designs for 3D printing at BPL.                         Friday 10-Minute Tech Help
                                                                 Fridays: October 5 to 26 | 2-3pm | New Appleby
  Alton                                                          Bring your device and get savvy about streaming
  Thu September 13                           7-8pm               movies & music, downloading eBooks, etc. Drop in.
  Tue September 18                           3.30-4.30pm
  Tue October 16                             6-7pm               Cricut™ Club
  Tue November 6                             11.15am-12.15pm     Wed October 10 | 7-8.30pm | New Appleby
  Thu November 22                            7-8pm               Card making basics with the Cricut™ machine.
  Central                                                        CALENDAR-CHECK BookArts: Sampler Bookbinding
  Sat September 8                            9.30-10.30am        Sat October 13 | 1-4pm | Brant Hills
  Wed October 3                              7-8pm               Learn three softcover bindings. Everyone leaves with
  Thu November 8                             7-8pm               three finished notebooks. Guest instructor: Carolyn
  Wed November 21                            7-8pm               Eady. $20, includes supplies. Register in person or by
                                                                 phone with VISA/Mastercard. Ages 18+
3D Design with Tinkercad
Wednesdays: Sep 19, Oct 24 | 6-8pm | Central                     Travel in Virtual Reality
Learn the basics of creating 3D models using                     Thu November 1 | 2-3.30pm | Brant Hills
Tinkercad. 2-hour class                                          Be instantly transported to far off places using our
                                                                 new virtual reality (VR) technology. Walk the
                                                                 streets of Paris or wherever your heart desires.
  CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
      Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.

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Maker & Technology (continued)

CALENDAR-CHECK Android Boot Camp
Tuesdays: November 13 & 20 | 3-5pm | Aldershot
Learn more about your Android device. Participants
must attend both sessions.

CALENDAR-CHECK BookArts: Japanese Bookbinding
Sat November 17 | 1-4pm | Brant Hills
Learn about Japanese paper (washi) and various book
structures. Guest instructor: Stuart Hill. $20, includes
supplies. Register in person or by phone with VISA/        Makerspace Open House
Mastercard. Ages 18+                                       Sat October 13 | 9.30am-4.30pm | Central
                                                           Learn about and try out the equipment in our
CALENDAR-CHECK Serger 101                                  makerspace. Drop in.
Tuesdays: November 20 & 27 | 6-8.30pm | Central
Do you sew and are now looking to learn how to use         Newcomers to Canada
a serger? 2-week class. $40, includes fabric. Register
in person or by phone with VISA/Mastercard.                Settlement Worker in the Library
                                                           Do you have questions about government forms
CALENDAR-CHECK Click Computer Classes @Central             or services, need translation help, or want to know
We offer a wide range of computer classes for              more about citizenship or permanent resident status?
beginners and more intermediate learners.                  Call 905.464.3222 to meet with a settlement worker.
                                                           In partnership with HMC Connections.
    Managing Your Files
    Thu Sep 6 6.30-8pm                                     Alton   Wed: Sep 5, 19, Oct 3, 17, 31, Nov 14, 28
                                                                   1-4.30pm
    MS Excel I                                             Central Fridays: September 7 to November 30
    Thu Sep 20 6.30-8pm                                            9.30-4.30pm
    Thu Nov 8 6.30-8pm                                     Note: 1.30-4.30pm on the last Friday of the month

    MS Excel II                                            The Canadian Citizenship Test: Get Ready
    Thu Sep 27 6.30-8pm                                    Learn how to apply for citizenship and practice taking
    Thu Nov 15 6.30-8pm                                    the test during this one-day class. Call 905.464.3222
                                                           to attend.
    MS Excel III                                           Alton Wednesdays: Sep 19, Nov 14
    Thu Oct 4    6.30-8pm                                           1.30-4.30pm
                                                           Central Fridays: Sep 28, Oct 26, Nov 30
    Thu Nov 22 6.30-8pm                                             10am-1pm
    MS PowerPoint
    Thu Oct 11 6.30-8pm

    Basic Computer Skills
    Sat Oct 20 10.30am-noon

    MS Word I
    Thu Oct 18   6.30-8pm

    MS Word II
    Thu Oct 25 6.30-8pm

    MS Word III
    Thu Nov 1 6.30-8pm
                                                             CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
                                                                 Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.
    Excel for Business
    Thu Nov 29 6.30-8pm

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All programs are FREE unless noted.

Lifestyle & Education                                            CALENDAR-CHECK Résumé Review
                                                                 Wed October 3
Knit ’n’ Natter                                                  Session start times: 2pm; 2.20pm; 2.40pm; 3pm;
Bring your own project to work on in this creative social        3.20pm; 3.40pm | Aldershot
group for all ages. Children must bring an adult. Drop in.       Get valuable feedback on your résumé from a YMCA
                                                                 employment counsellor. Register for an individual
Aldershot        Saturdays         10.30am-noon                  20-minute session.
Brant Hills      Mondays           6.30-8.30pm                   CALENDAR-CHECK Tansley Woods Trail Walk
Central          Tuesdays          7-8.30pm                      Sat October 13 | 10-11am | Tansley Woods
                 Saturdays         10-11.30am                    Join Sean James, popular horticulturist/eco-warrior for
New Appleby      Saturdays         10.30-11.30am                 an informative trail walk. Dress for the weather. Meet at
Housing Workshop                                                 Tansley Woods fireplace.
Mondays: Sep 10, Nov 12 | 10.30-11.30am | Central                Climate Challenges, Strategies & Actions
Are you looking for an apartment or room to rent in              Tue October 16 | 7-8.30pm | Central
Halton? Do you have concerns with your landlord? Get             A visual talk on climate change around the world,
advice from Halton Housing Help.                                 its impact, and actions to lessen the effects of these
Peer Zone                                                        changes. Speaker: Lisa Kohler, executive director,
Wednesdays: Sep 12-26, Oct 10-31, Nov 14-28 |                    Halton Environmental Network
9.30am-12.30pm | Brant Hills                                     Less Stuff = Less Stress
Dealing with issues that have you feeling sad or                 Thu October 18 | 10.30am-noon | Aldershot
anxious? Drop in for peer support. Facilitated by                You don’t need to be moving to move out stuff. Guest
Canadian Mental Health Association counsellors.                  speaker Joan Ulrich offers tips to get you started.
Meditation for Mental Health                                     Maximize Your Health
Wednesdays: Sep 12-26, Oct 10-31, Nov 14-28                      Tuesdays: Oct 23 to Nov 27 | 9.30am-noon | Central
1-2.30pm | Brant Hills                                           Learn how to live well with chronic health conditions. In
Learn how to meditate from a Canadian Mental Health              partnership with Mississauga Halton Self Management
Association counsellor. Drop in.                                 Program. 6-week class. Register at
CALENDAR-CHECK Making Your Money Last                            www.maximizeyourhealth.ca or 1.855.223.6847.
Wed September 12 | 7-8pm | New Appleby                           Fasting for Well-Being
Invest wisely and successfully transition into retired life.     Discover the multiple benefits of fasting and detox for
Speaker: Maggie Whitfield, Edward Jones                          physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
CALENDAR-CHECK Around the World Art Tour                         Speaker: Terry Tai, Farmer Jack’s
Wed September 19 | 2-3pm | Central                               Central          Wed October 24            7-8pm
A stimulating talk for people with memory loss and their         New Appleby Wed November 7                 7-8pm
loved ones. Enjoy an interactive gallery tour from the           CALENDAR-CHECK Five Money Questions For Women
comfort of your chair, in honour of World Alzheimer’s Day.       Wed November 14 | 7-8 pm | New Appleby
CALENDAR-CHECK Essential Oils 101                                Financial advisor Maggie Whitfield of Edward Jones
Hear about the potential benefits of using therapeutic           helps you consider your financial goals and plan.
grade essential oils. Speaker: Jennie Webster, OM Sanctuary.     CALENDAR-CHECK Holiday Make Up
Brant Hills                  Tue November 27 6.30-8.30pm         Fri November 30 | 1-3pm | Brant Hills
Tansley Woods Tue September 25               6.30-8.30pm         Refresh your ‘look’ for the holiday season.
CALENDAR-CHECK Frauds & Scams                                    Let M.M. Robinson’s cosmetology class give
Tue September 25 | 7-8pm | Central                               you a make-up makeover. All ages
Learn how to combat frauds and scams. Presented in               CALENDAR-CHECK Fuel a Winning Mindset
partnership with Halton Regional Police.                         Wed September 19 | 7-8.30 pm | Brant Hills
Craving Change™                                                  Canadian boxing champion Ryan Rannelli shares his
Wednesdays: Sep 26 to Oct 17 | 9.30-11am | Central               insights on physical and mental habits that increase
A four-week workshop for changing your relationship              physical fitness.
with food. In partnership with Mississauga Halton Self
Management Program. Register at                                    CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
www.maximizeyourhealth.ca or 1.855.223.6847.                           Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.

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Lifestyle & Education                                              CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
(continued)                                                            Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.

CALENDAR-CHECK Financial Fitness Series                          CALENDAR-CHECK Better Health Series
All sessions: 7-8.30pm except where noted.                       The Burlington Family Health Team provides
Improve your money management skills in these                    professional medical advice in these topical and timely
workshops presented by the Credit Counselling Society.           workshops.

   Budgeting 101                                                    Tobacco Talk
   Mon September 10 | Central                                       Thu September 13 | 7-8.30pm | Central
   Explore the six steps to budgeting to help you take              Know your options when you make the decision to
   control of your finances and get peace of mind.                  quit smoking. Central

   Budget Breakers                                                  Better Living with Your Brain
   Mon September 24 | Brant Hills                                   Fridays: October 19 to November 16
   Know the three biggest budget breakers and how to                12.30-2.30pm | Aldershot
   eliminate them from everyday worry.                              An education series for older adults on managing
                                                                    memory changes and maintaining reasoning and
   Vacations on a Budget                                            awareness. Not suitable for those diagnosed with
   Thu October 11 | 10.30am-noon | Aldershot                        cognitive impairment or any type of dementia.
   Find out how to save money while planning and                    5-week class.
   going on vacation.
                                                                    Osteoporosis Workshop
   Organizing your Finances in 1 Month                              Thursdays: Nov 22, 29, Dec 6 | 2-3.30pm | Brant Hills
   Tue October 30 | Central                                         What you need to know about living with
   What you need to know about important documents                  osteoporosis.
   you need to have, how to store them securely, and
   more.
   Borrowing 101
   Mon November 26 | Brant Hills
   Hear about various types of financing. Learn about
   leasing versus buying a vehicle, mortgages, and
   student loans.
   Living Well on Retirement Income
   Wed November 28 | Central
   You can increase your income, reduce expenses, and
   live on a retirement income without having to rely            CALENDAR-CHECK Spotlight on Nutrition Series
   on credit to get by. Experts tell you how.                    Wellness sessions with registered dietitian, Paige To.
                                                                 Presented in partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart.
CALENDAR-CHECK Job Search Help Series
Looking for work? Get some help from human                          School Safe Lunch Prep for Children
resources professional and career management                        Mon September 17 | 7-8pm | Alton
specialist, Sara Curto.                                             Get time-saving tips for preparing and packing
                                                                    healthy and balanced school lunches.
   Job Search Roadmap
   Tue September 11 | 1-3.30pm | New Appleby                        Managing Diabetes
   Learn how to plan for an efficient, stress-free job search.      Mon October 22 | 7-8pm | Brant Hills
                                                                    Learn the basics of managing blood sugar levels
   Get Noticed                                                      through food, nutrition, and lifestyle.
   Tue October 9 | 1-3.30pm | Tansley Woods
   Tips on improving your résumé and LinkedIn                       Nutrition & Arthritis
   presence. Please bring a copy of your resume.                    Tue November 13 | 7-8pm | Tansley Woods
                                                                    A talk about foods that fight inflammation,
   Mastering the Interview                                          supplements to ease joint pain, and foods that
   Thu November 22 | 7-8.30pm | Brant Hills                         promote bone health.
   Get the job you want by presenting your best self.

10                September/October/November 2018
All programs are FREE unless noted.

Teen
Ages 13+
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)                                    CALENDAR-CHECK When the Going Gets Tough
Play a role in shaping how and what the library              Sat October 20 | 2.30-4pm | Central
does to serve teens. Make friends and gain valuable          Overcoming life’s hurdles can be hard. Learn how
volunteer experience while serving our community.            to push through the tough times and become a
Contact Jodi at cabralj@bpl.on.ca to register.               stronger, more confidant, and positive person.
Ages 13-18                                                   Speaker: Jessica Opoku, founder of Women with
Alton            Wed: Sep 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12         Passion and Purpose
                 6.30-8pm
Central          Thu: Oct 18, Nov 15                         Teen Maker Club
                 7-8.30pm                                    Sundays: Oct 28, Nov 25 | 2-4pm | Central
Tansley Woods Wed: Sep 5, Nov 7, Dec 5                       Our monthly teen takeover of the makerspace!
                 4.30-6 pm                                   Come for hands-on making, digital fabrication, and
                                                             electronics in a collaborative and fun setting. Drop in.
CALENDAR-CHECK Scenes, Acts & Playwriting
Thursdays: September 20 to October 25                        Colourful Creations Community Art Workshop
6.30-8.30pm | Central                                        Mon October 29 | 7-8.30pm | Central
Explore your creativity through theatre exercises and        Working with art expressionist, Erin O’Neill and
writing techniques with former drama teacher and             other teens, create a colourful community banner
active community player, Deb Hindmarch. Working              that celebrates wellness. Play with shapes and
solo and in groups, experience writing scripts for           colours and have some artful fun!
a one act stage play. Caution: improvisational
performances may occur!

CALENDAR-CHECK Monster Academy:
Finding Wellness Through Creativity
Sat September 22 | 2.30-4pm | Alton
Have you ever felt like an outsider, or faced
discrimination or stigma? Award-winning author
and therapist Kai Cheng Thom shows you how to use
creative writing, poetry, and visual arts to explore
your inner strength and resilience. Snacks provided.

Art Portfolio Class
Wed: October 10 to 24 | 7-8.30pm | Tansley Woods
Grow your portfolio while harnessing your artistic
talents. Local artist Cailey Massey helps you develop
fine art skills through drawing exercises and projects.
Perfect for students looking to pursue a post-
secondary arts education.                                        CALENDAR-CHECK Teen Paint Night
                                                                 Bring a friend and create an acrylic on canvas.
                                                                 Chat, eat, laugh as you create your masterpiece.
                                                                 Treats and art supplies included.
   CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.                      Aldershot                  Thu November 1 7-8.30pm
                  Register online (new), in-person, or by phone. New              Appleby   Wed  October 3 7-8.30pm
                                                                 Tansley Woods Mon November 19             7-8.30pm

                                                             CALENDAR-CHECK The Leader Within
                                                             Tue November 20 | 7-8.30pm | Alton
                                                             Discover your strengths and learn how to expand
                                                             your circle of influence. Guest speaker: Chris-Beth
                                                             Cowie, social entrepreneur and CEO of Empowered
                                                             for Excellence
                                                          September/October/November 2018                             11
All programs are FREE unless noted.

Children                                                 CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
Tweens | Ages 10 to 12                                       Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.

CALENDAR-CHECK Grade 4 & 5 Book Club
Thursdays: Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13,              CALENDAR-CHECK Question - Discover - Create!
                      Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11   McMaster Child & Youth University
4-4.45pm | Tansley Woods                               Saturdays: Oct 20, Nov 3 | 11am-noon | Central
Like to talk about what you read? Bring a friend and   Join MCYU in the City for fun, interactive workshops
join the club! Monthly meetings. Books and snacks      based on research being done on our campus! Use
provided.                                              what you already know to ask important questions
                                                       about your world, discover new ideas, and work
                                                       together to create solutions to everyday challenges.
                                                       Visit www.mcyu.ca to discover the adventure of the
                                                       day. Ages 7-14 and their families.
                                                       CALENDAR-CHECK Character Illustration
                                                       Sat November 10 | 10am-noon | Tansley Woods
                                                       Develop your own storybook character. Local
                                                       artist Cailey Massey shows you how to bring your
                                                       character to life through drawing and watercolour
                                                       painting. Set your imagination free!
                                                       CALENDAR-CHECK Science Lab Escape Room
CALENDAR-CHECK Grade 6 & 7 Book Club                   Sat November 17
Mondays: Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17,               10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm | Tansley Woods
                      Jan 21, Feb 11, Mar 18, Apr 15   Escape from Dr. Frankenbean’s Mad, Mad Science Lab!
4-4.45pm | Tansley Woods                               Designed for families with youth, ages 10-12. Groups
Like to talk about what you read? Bring a friend and   of 4-6 people (including an adult) recommended.

                                                                                                               C
join the club! Monthly meetings.                       Call to sign up for a 45-minute session.
Books and snacks provided.
                                                       CALENDAR-CHECK The Art of Henna Tattoos
CALENDAR-CHECK Hour of Code                            Wed November 21 | 7-8.30pm | New Appleby
Code is everywhere, especially behind your             Learn step-by-step how to make beautiful
favourite apps and games. Learn the basics of coding temporary henna tattoos from artist Erum Saeed.
through a fun step-by-step process. Please bring
your own headphones.
Alton                 Mon September 17 11.30am-12.30pm
Brant Hills Sat October 27             2-3pm

                                                                        Culture Days & Doors Open
                                                                          Fri Sep 28 & Sat Sep 29

                                                          Details at www.bpl.on.ca/feature/culturedays
                                                                      Read with Queens Storytime
                                                                     BookArts Book Binding Demo
CALENDAR-CHECK Coding Club                                            Doors Open Burlington Tour
Tuesdays: September 18 to November 6                               CRASH Rhythm Bucket Drumming
4-5pm or 5.30-6.30pm | Central                                       The Many Faces of Burlington
Learn coding basics using a web-based version                       Tribal Thunder Drumming Circle
of Scratch. Create animations, music videos, and                      Henna Tattoos | Poetry Slam
interactive games. No previous coding experience                              and more...
required. 8-week class.

12             September/October/November 2018
Children                                                   CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.
                                                               Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.
School-Age Children | Ages 6-9
STEAM Starts with Science                                CALENDAR-CHECK Grade 1 to 3 Relax & Listen Book Club
Hands-on fun with science, technology, engineering,      What’s better than a great story? A great story and a
art, and math! Activities may vary by location.          snack! Listen to a novel we’ve chosen together.
Alton            Wed: Sep 19 to Oct 3 4.30-5.30pm
                 Wed: Nov 21 to Dec 19 4.30-5.30pm       Central       Tue: Nov 6 to Dec 11      4-4.45pm
Arrive early to register                                 Tansley Woods Wed: Sep 19 to Oct 24 4-4.45pm
Central          Wed: Sep 12 to Oct 24 4-4.45pm
                 Wed: Nov 14 to Dec 19 4-4.45pm          CALENDAR-CHECK Eco-Awareness
Drop in                                                  Go green! Learn about how to protect and respect
New Appleby Sat: Sep 8, 15, 22           10.30-noon      our environment. Each week offers a new theme.
Drop in
Tansley Woods Tue: Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 4-4.45pm            New Appleby Sat: Oct 6 to 27                 10.30-11.30am
Drop in                                                  Tansley Woods Tue: Oct 2 to 23               4-4.45pm
Library LEGO™                                            CALENDAR-CHECK Paws 4 Stories
Saturdays: Sep 15, 29, Oct 13, 27, Nov 10, 24            Kids read one-on-one to a St. John Ambulance
10am-noon | Tansley Woods                                therapy dog and trainer, to build confidence reading.
What can you build? Come create with our library         20-minute sessions; participants must be able to
LEGO! Drop in. Children 5 and under must                 attend all sessions in the series. Limited spaces.
bring an adult.
                                                         Aldershot             Session 1: Sat: Oct 13 to Nov 3
                                                                               9.30-9.50am or 10-10.20am
PA Day: Got Science?                                                           Session 2: Sat: Nov 10 to Dec 1
Mon September 17                                                               9.30-9.50am or 10-10.20am
Celebrate Science Literacy Week with hands-on fun.
Drop in, activities may vary by location. Children 5     Central               Session 1: Wed: Oct 3 to 24
and under must bring an adult.                                                 4.30-4.50pm or 5-5.20pm
Alton                                      10am-1pm                            Session 2: Wed: Nov 7 to 28
Brant Hills                                10am-1pm                            4.30-4.50pm or 5-5.20pm
Central                                    10am-2pm
Tansley Woods                              10am-1pm      New Appleby Session 1: Tue: Oct 9 to 30
                                                                     4.30-4.50pm or 5-5.20pm
CALENDAR-CHECK Club Rex                                              Session 2: Tue: Nov 6 to 27
Mon September 17                                                     4.30-4.50pm or 5-5.20pm
Explore dinosaurs and the latest prehistoric
discoveries with Club Rex. Come for a fun and            Tansley Woods Session 1: Wed: Oct 3 to 24
informative talk and then get up close to real                         5.30-5.50pm or 6-6.20pm
museum pieces. Ages 6-12                                               Session 2: Wed: Nov 7 to 28
Central                                  10-11am                       5.30-5.50pm or 6-6.20pm
Tansley Woods                            1-2pm
CALENDAR-CHECK Grade 1 to 3 Mindfulness Book Club
Tuesdays: September 18 to October 23
4.15-5pm | Central
Discover inner calm with mindfulness stories and
basic stretching and breathing techniques.
Bring along a towel of yoga mat.

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All programs are FREE unless noted.

Children
Family Fun @the Branches
Eco-Explorers
Saturdays: September 8 to November 24
2-3pm | Central
Whether we take a stroll outside or bring the outside
in, come for hands-on activities and crafts to learn
about the world around us. Drop in.

Family Flicks
Relax and enjoy newer PG releases and classic family
favourites. Doors open 30 minutes before show time.
Aldershot       Sat: Sep 8 to Nov 24            2-4pm
Brant Hills     Sat: Sep 8-22, Oct 6, 20, 27    2-4pm
Central         Fri: Sep 7 to Nov 30         4-5.30pm
New Appleby Sat: Sep 8 to Nov 24                2-4pm
Tansley Woods Mon: Sep 10-24, Oct 1, 15, 22, 7-9pm
                Nov 12, 26                      7-9pm

Sat-ART-Day                                             Storytime 101 for Adults
Grab your friends and family and create some art us-    Learn storytime techniques, tips, and ideas to make
ing supplies from our Loose Parts table. Drop in.       storytime at home more engaging.
*No session on Oct 6                                    Alton          Thu November 8           7-8.15pm
Alton           Sat: Sep 15-Oct 27; Nov 17-Dec 22*      Central        Sat October 20           10-11.15am
                11.30am-12.30pm
Tansley Woods Sat: Sep 8, 22, Oct 6, 20, Nov 3, 17      Question - Discover - Create!
                Dec 1, 15                               McMaster Child & Youth University
                10am-noon                               Saturdays: Oct 20, Nov 3 | 11am-noon | Central
                                                        Geared to youth ages 7-14 and their families.
                                                              See page 12 for details.
                                                        Come Build with Us Challenge
                                                        Saturdays: November 3 to 24
From T-shirt to Yarn                                    10am-noon | New Appleby
Celebrate Waste Reduction Week by learning how to       Bring your BIG ideas, inventiveness, problem solving,
turn your T-shirts into yarn to make a few projects.    creative thinking, teamwork, and get building! Use
Bring an old t-shirt to cut up.                         our assorted construction materials to meet new
Aldershot       Thu October 4            7-8.30pm       challenges every week. Drop in.
New Appleby Sat October 20               10.30am-noon
                                                        BYOBaby Book Club
CALENDAR-CHECK “Thriller” Workshop                      Are you a new parent yearning to chat about “grown-
Mon October 29  | 6-7pm | Tansley Woods                 up” books with other adults? Whether you have
Join Hip Hop instructor Josh Court from Rising Star     already read it, heard about it, or are looking for your
Performing Arts as he guides you through this iconic    next read, just pack the diaper bag and join us with
dance routine. Ages 7+                                  your wee one. Drop in.
                                                        Alton            Mon: Sep 24, Oct 22, Nov 26
                                                                         12.30-1.30pm
  CALENDAR-CHECK Registration is required.              Tansley Woods Fri: Sep 14, Oct 12, Nov 9
      Register online (new), in-person, or by phone.                     9.30-10.30am

14                    September/October/November 2018
All programs are FREE unless noted.

Children
Young Children
Ages infant to 5 with adult caregiver participation
Mini Math                                                   Mini Explorers
Let’s count, name shapes, make patterns, have fun!          Explore the world around us! Whether we take
Try hands-on activities that develop early numeracy         a stroll outside or bring the outside in, join us for
and pre-literacy skills. Ages 1-5                           some hands-on activities that help kids learn about
Alton          Mon: Oct 15, 22       10-11am                the environment and our world. Ages infant to 5
Arrive early to register in person                          Alton            Mon: Sep 17 to Oct 1 10-11am
New Appleby Thu: Sep 6 to 27         10am-noon              Arrive early to register in person
Drop in                                                     Brant Hills      Thu: Sep 13 to 27        10.30-11am
                                                            Arrive early to register in person
Mini Masterpieces                                           Tansley Woods Tue September 18            11am-noon
You and your toddler combine your creativity into           Drop In
one fun collaborative mini masterpiece! Ages 1-5
Alton          Mon: Dec 3 to 17     10-11am                 CALENDAR-CHECK Stuffies’ Night at the Library
Arrive early to register in person                          Bring your stuffie best friend for storytime, and then
Central        Fri: Sep 7 to 28     10-11am                 leave stuffie for a night of behind-the-scenes fun at
Drop in                                                     the library. Pick up stuffie the next day to hear about
                                                            their adventures! All ages
Mini Playdate
Bring your little ones for a fun and interactive play       Aldershot       Drop Off: Fri Oct 19 10.30-11.30am
session. Be ready to play explore, discover, and                            Pick Up: Sat Oct 20
create together. Drop in anytime. Ages infant to 5
Aldershot       Wed November 7                              Alton           Drop Off: Wed Oct 17 6-7pm
                10.30-11.30am                                               Pick Up: Thu Oct 18
                Fridays: Nov 2, 9
                10.30-11.30am                               Tansley Woods Drop Off: Thu Oct 4 6-7pm
Alton           Wed: Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 21, Dec 12                       Pick Up: Fri Oct 5  1-6pm
                1.30-2.30pm
Brant Hills     Sat: Sep 8, Oct 13, Nov 10                  Mini Messy Makers
                10am-noon                                   Dress for mess! Explore simple science concepts and
                                                            creative techniques. Ages 1-5
My First Library Card                                       Alton            Mon: Nov 12 to 26 10-11am
Welcome to the magical world of the library! Come           Arrive early to register in person
for stories and crafts and sign up your child for their     Central          Fri: Oct 5 to 26   10-11am
own library card. Caregivers need to bring current          Drop in
photo ID with proof of address. Ages infant to 5
Alton          Mon September 10 10-10.45am                  Mini Tinker Time
Arrive early to register in person                          Fridays: November 2 to 30 | 10-11am | Central
Central        Sat September 15       10.30-11.15am         Explore, design, build, and discover! Hands-on
Drop in                                                     activities using structures and simple tools. Drop in.
                                                            Ages 1-5
Mini Music Makers
Come explore instruments and have fun with music            Create, Shake & Celebrate!
and movement. Ages 1-5. Arrive early to register            Thursdays: Nov 15, 22, 29 | 10.30-11am | Brant Hills
in person.                                                  Get movin’ at these special storybook days with
Alton         Thu: Sep 13 to Oct 25 9.30-10am               crafts, music, and movement. Arrive early to register
                                     10.30-11am             in person. Ages 1-5
              Thu: Nov 15 to Dec 13 9.30-10am
                                     10.30-11am
Brant Hills   Thu: Oct 11, 18        10.30-11am

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All storytimes are FREE .

                                        Storytime
 Alton                                  Aldershot                              New Appleby
 Arrive early to register in person.    No sign-up required.                   No sign-up required.

 Small Oneders                          Grandparents Storytime                 Grandparents Storytime
 Tuesdays: September 11 to October      Sat September 8 | 10-10.30am           Thu September 6 | 10.30-11am
 23; November 13 to December 18
 9.30-10am                              Toddler Storytime                      Family Storytime
                                        Wednesdays: September 12 to            Thursdays: September 13 to October
 Family Storytime                       October 24; November 14 to             25; November 15 to December 20
 Tuesdays: September 11 to October      December 19                            10.30-11am
 23; November 13 to December 18         10.30-11am
 (except Oct 30, Nov 6)                                                        Family Storytime
 10.30-11am                             Family Storytime                       Fridays: September 14 to October 26;
                                        Fridays: September 14 to October 26;   November 16 to December 21
 Family Storytime                       November 16 to December 21             10.30-11am
 Fridays: September 14 to October 26;   10.30-11am
 November 16 to December 21
 9.30-10am                              Halloween Family Storytime             Tansley Woods
                                        Wed October 31 | 10.30-11am            No sign-up required.
 Family Storytime
 Fridays: September 14 to October 26;                                          Baby Rhyme Time
 November 16 to December 21             Central                                Thursdays: September 13 to October
                                                                               25; November 15 to December 20
 10.30-11am                             No sign-up required.
                                                                               10-10.30am
 Family Storytime                       Baby Rhyme Time
 Saturdays: September 15 to October     Tuesdays: September 11 to October
                                                                               Tales for Twos
 27 (except Oct 6); November 17 to                                             Mondays: September 10 to October
                                        23; November 13 to December 18
 December 22                                                                   22; November 12 to December 17
                                        10-10.30am
 10.30-11am                                                                    10-10.30am
                                        Small Oneders                          Preschool Storytime
*Our storytimes are very popular        Wednesdays: September 12 to
                                                                               Tuesdays: September 11 to October
  and seating is limited. Please        October 24; November 14 to
                                                                               23; November 13 to December 18
                                        December 19
arrive early to register in person.     10-10.30am
                                                                               10-10.30
   For storytime descriptions:                                                 Family Storytime
www.bpl.on.ca/explore/for-kids          Tales for Twos                         Wednesdays: September 12 to
                                        Thursdays: September 13 to October
                                                                               October 24; November 14 to
                                        25; November 15 to December 20
                                                                               December 19
                                        10-10.30am
                                                                               10-10.30am
                                        Preschool Storytime                    Halloween Family Storytime
 Brant Hills                            Mondays: September 10 to October
                                        22; November 12 to December 17
                                                                               Sat October 27 | 10.30-11am
 No sign-up required.
                                        10-10.30am
 Family Storytime
 Tuesdays: September 11 to October      Family Storytime
 23; November 13 to December 18         Saturdays: September 1 to December
 10.30-11am                             15 (except Sept 15 and Sept 29)
                                        10.30-11am
 Halloween Family Storytime
 Wed October 31 | 10.30-11am            Halloween Family Storytime
                                        Wed October 31 | 10-10.30am

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