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Programs

Summer Reading!

Join us Friday, July 2, 2021 on Facebook for our LIVE Kick Off to Summer Reading!  We’re going to have great online programs this summer, as well as a few outdoor programs in person!

We’ll also have Summer Reading programs for Children, Teens, and Adults. Download the calendars now to find out what’s happening, and don’t forget to visit our Summer Reading Website to join starting July 2nd!

Cookbook Book Club

Cancelled due to COVID

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6pm. Food, fun and friends!

The Cookbook Book Club invites you to try the recipes from a new cookbook each month, and bring something to the Book Club meeting for everyone to try. This book club encourages you to eat new food, try new techniques, and meet fellow foodies! Contact Caroline for details.

Nerd Herd Teen Book Club

Cancelled due to COVID

Ages 12+

Meets the last Wednesday of the month, 4 pm to 5:30 pm.

Join the Nerd Herd for plenty of fun! Every month Nerd Herders meet to talk about books and movies, and eat snacks. Contact Heidi for details. Reading list available here.

Adult Book Club

Meets the second Monday of the month, 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

Book club is a perfect time to relax and discuss some great reads. Refreshments provided. Contact Meriah for details. Reading list available here.

Upcoming Online Events

Monday, July 26
  • Take a Trip Home - It's the Farm Life for Me

    Monday, July 26
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    While supplies last, pick up a fun activity kit based on this week's theme! For kids aged 3 and up.

    See more details

  • TikTok Teen Challenge

    Monday, July 26
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Calling all Teen TikTokers--we've got a weekly challenge for you this summer! Pick up one of the items at the library this summer and get out there and be creative on TikTok. Post to your own TikTok account and we'll share it with our followers. It's going to be hilarious!

    Follow us @cplibraryofficial on TikTok.

    See more details

  • CP Library Strollers

    Monday, July 26  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    45.13326966056395, -76.13760660680043

    Get outside and enjoy some fresh air!

    Parents or caregivers with babies or toddlers, join us in the parking lot behind the OPP Station on Coleman Street to walk the Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail through Carleton Place. We'll be leaving promptly at 10am, rain or shine, so please dress for the weather. Monday mornings in July at 10am.

    We'll have a fun walk with songs, and more to keep the little ones interested. Please, strollers or carriers only---no wee walkers.

    Please obey all COVID restrictions and be prepared to wear a mask in case we can't social distance as much as we'd like. This is a busy trail.

    Registration is a MUST---please see our Summer Reading website for details.

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    See more details

  • Teen Travel Trivia

    Monday, July 26  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Teens! If you think you're good at trivia, we want you to join us! We'll meet on Zoom, and then flip into Kahoot to play this fun game of World Trivia. There might even be prizes!

    Registration is a must: please see our Summer Reading Website for all of the details on how to join.

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    See more details

Tuesday, July 27
  • TikTok Thrifting Series

    Tuesday, July 27  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join Gracey on TikTok each week as she begins a fun thrifting series for teens! She'll show us what to look for when thrifting, why thrifting is good for us and the environment, and then how to style the items you thrift. She'll even be giving away some of the items after as prizes!

    Follow us @cplibraryofficial on TikTok to see what's happening!

    See more details

  • Read to Animals

    Tuesday, July 27  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Sign up for one of these one-on-one Zoom sessions with Gracey, and read to a stuffie, family pet, or just to Gracey! It's a great opportunity for new readers to keep up their skills and avoid the summer slide. Gracey has been one of our literacy tutors at the library for the past 5 summers, so she's well versed in helping emergent readers get the most out of their books.

    Registration is a must at our Summer Reading website.

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com/blog

    See more details

Wednesday, July 28
  • Storytime

    Wednesday, July 28  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Carleton Place Public Library

    Join us every Wednesday morning this summer for a fun storytime filled with books, songs, and much more!

    Some of our sessions will be outside in Memorial Park behind the library at 101 Beckwith Street, depending on the weather. These sessions will be limited in numbers, and registration is a MUST. Please see our Summer Reading website for details, or watch for announcements on Facebook. http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    All sessions are great for children aged 2 and up.

    See more details

  • Stem Challenge!

    Wednesday, July 28  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join us on Facebook each week for a new STEM challenge. This will be a fun event, with lots of thinking involved, and easy to find supplies that everyone has at home. Gracey will demonstrate what to try, provide you with a list of items and an objective, and then let the kids figure out how to make it happen!

    See more details

Thursday, July 29
  • Camp Fire Music and Movement

    Thursday, July 29  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    You don't need a real campfire to enjoy these sessions!

    Gracey will do four different types of sessions---babies, toddlers, kinders and school age--and get the kids singing and moving with lots of fun activities! Each week will be a different age group, so watch our Summer Reading Website for all of the details.

    Find this session on our Facebook page!

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    See more details

  • Teen Escape Room

    Thursday, July 29  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    We'll post these fun virtual Escape Rooms for teens on our Facebook page and Summer Reading website. Click on the link there to get started---Harry Potter, Wandavision, Stranger Things and more!

    See more details

Friday, July 30
  • Obstacle Course Challenge

    Friday, July 30  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join Gracey in Memorial Park behind the Carleton Place Public Library on Beckwith Street for a fun event for kids aged 6 and up. Registration is a MUST as spaces will be limited due to COVID protocols.

    Kids will be given instructions and some supplies, and will try to work their way through an obstacle course designed to make them think. It's going to be a fun event--weather permitting!

    Please register at http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com/blog starting July 23rd.

    See more details

Monday, August 2
  • TikTok Teen Challenge

    Monday, August 2
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Calling all Teen TikTokers--we've got a weekly challenge for you this summer! Pick up one of the items at the library this summer and get out there and be creative on TikTok. Post to your own TikTok account and we'll share it with our followers. It's going to be hilarious!

    Follow us @cplibraryofficial on TikTok.

    See more details

Tuesday, August 3
  • Take a Trip Home - Float Away

    Tuesday, August 3
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    While supplies last, pick up a fun activity kit based on this week's theme! For kids aged 3 and up.

    See more details

  • TikTok Thrifting Series

    Tuesday, August 3  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join Gracey on TikTok each week as she begins a fun thrifting series for teens! She'll show us what to look for when thrifting, why thrifting is good for us and the environment, and then how to style the items you thrift. She'll even be giving away some of the items after as prizes!

    Follow us @cplibraryofficial on TikTok to see what's happening!

    See more details

  • Read to Animals

    Tuesday, August 3  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Sign up for one of these one-on-one Zoom sessions with Gracey, and read to a stuffie, family pet, or just to Gracey! It's a great opportunity for new readers to keep up their skills and avoid the summer slide. Gracey has been one of our literacy tutors at the library for the past 5 summers, so she's well versed in helping emergent readers get the most out of their books.

    Registration is a must at our Summer Reading website.

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com/blog

    See more details

Wednesday, August 4
  • Storytime

    Wednesday, August 4  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Carleton Place Public Library

    Join us every Wednesday morning this summer for a fun storytime filled with books, songs, and much more!

    Some of our sessions will be outside in Memorial Park behind the library at 101 Beckwith Street, depending on the weather. These sessions will be limited in numbers, and registration is a MUST. Please see our Summer Reading website for details, or watch for announcements on Facebook. http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    All sessions are great for children aged 2 and up.

    See more details

  • Stem Challenge!

    Wednesday, August 4  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join us on Facebook each week for a new STEM challenge. This will be a fun event, with lots of thinking involved, and easy to find supplies that everyone has at home. Gracey will demonstrate what to try, provide you with a list of items and an objective, and then let the kids figure out how to make it happen!

    See more details

Thursday, August 5
  • Camp Fire Music and Movement

    Thursday, August 5  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    You don't need a real campfire to enjoy these sessions!

    Gracey will do four different types of sessions---babies, toddlers, kinders and school age--and get the kids singing and moving with lots of fun activities! Each week will be a different age group, so watch our Summer Reading Website for all of the details.

    Find this session on our Facebook page!

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    See more details

  • Backyard Online Games for Teens

    Thursday, August 5  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


    Teens....we're going to have some fun game afternoons online!  Register, and join us on the fun website/app called Backyard!

    We'll have prizes, so get your friends to register with you for extra competition.

    Ages 11 and up.

    Registration takes place starting July 29 at
    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com/blog

    See more details

Friday, August 6
  • Bubblefest!

    Friday, August 6  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join Gracey in Memorial Park behind the Carleton Place Public Library on Beckwith Street for a bubbly afternoon of fun! We hope to fill up the park with thousands of bubbles!

    Bring your own bubbles and bubble wand or other bubble maker, and get ready for challenges and lots of fun! There may even be prizes! All social distancing rules will be applied, so please register for this fun event!

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com/blog starting July 30th

    See more details

Monday, August 9
  • Take a Trip Home - All aboard!

    Monday, August 9
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    While supplies last, pick up a fun activity kit based on this week's theme! For kids aged 3 and up.

    See more details

  • TikTok Teen Challenge

    Monday, August 9
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Calling all Teen TikTokers--we've got a weekly challenge for you this summer! Pick up one of the items at the library this summer and get out there and be creative on TikTok. Post to your own TikTok account and we'll share it with our followers. It's going to be hilarious!

    Follow us @cplibraryofficial on TikTok.

    See more details

  • Virtual Book Club

    Monday, August 9  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Zoom Meeting

    Everyone is welcome at virtual book club!

    This month we will be reading "Of Bears and Ballots" by Heather Lende. This book is available for download in both eBook and audiobook format through Hoopla.

    Interested participants can email Meriah at mcaswell@carletonplace.ca for Zoom meeting details.

    We hope you can make it!

    See more details

Tuesday, August 10
  • TikTok Thrifting Series

    Tuesday, August 10  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join Gracey on TikTok each week as she begins a fun thrifting series for teens! She'll show us what to look for when thrifting, why thrifting is good for us and the environment, and then how to style the items you thrift. She'll even be giving away some of the items after as prizes!

    Follow us @cplibraryofficial on TikTok to see what's happening!

    See more details

  • Sticky Science Online Workshop

    Tuesday, August 10  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    This fun event is brought to us by the wonderful people at Scientists in Schools!  They'll be showing us some fun experiments we can try hands on at home using supplies that they are providing.

    There is a VERY limited number of spaces for this event, so registration is a MUST.  All registrants will be given the link to join us online that afternoon and take part. It's going to be some sticky, messy fun!

    Aged 6 and up....younger kids might need help from parents to do these experiments.

    Registration takes place starting July 14 here 

    https://forms.gle/aBESfGSh1nSMZxBv7

    See more details

Wednesday, August 11
  • Storytime

    Wednesday, August 11  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Carleton Place Public Library

    Join us every Wednesday morning this summer for a fun storytime filled with books, songs, and much more!

    Some of our sessions will be outside in Memorial Park behind the library at 101 Beckwith Street, depending on the weather. These sessions will be limited in numbers, and registration is a MUST. Please see our Summer Reading website for details, or watch for announcements on Facebook. http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    All sessions are great for children aged 2 and up.

    See more details

  • Stem Challenge!

    Wednesday, August 11  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    Join us on Facebook each week for a new STEM challenge. This will be a fun event, with lots of thinking involved, and easy to find supplies that everyone has at home. Gracey will demonstrate what to try, provide you with a list of items and an objective, and then let the kids figure out how to make it happen!

    See more details

Thursday, August 12
  • Camp Fire Music and Movement

    Thursday, August 12  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    You don't need a real campfire to enjoy these sessions!

    Gracey will do four different types of sessions---babies, toddlers, kinders and school age--and get the kids singing and moving with lots of fun activities! Each week will be a different age group, so watch our Summer Reading Website for all of the details.

    Find this session on our Facebook page!

    http://carletonplacelibrarysummer.wordpress.com

    See more details

  • Teen Escape Room

    Thursday, August 12  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Carleton Place Public Library, 101 Beckwith St, Carleton Place, ON K7C 2T3, Canada

    We'll post these fun virtual Escape Rooms for teens on our Facebook page and Summer Reading website. Click on the link there to get started---Harry Potter, Wandavision, Stranger Things and more!

    See more details

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