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GPL Teen Events

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    Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at all locations!

    Ahoy mateys! 'Tis time to unleash your inner buccaneer!  "Talk Like a Pirate Day" be celebrated on September 19th at all library locations!  If ye reckon that jus' sayin' "arrr" at th' end o' every utterance will fill yer sails and float yer ship, reckon again, landlubbers!  It'll jus get ye tossed o'erboard.  So don't settle fer being' an imitation pirate.  Become an authentic n' colourful, real swashbuckli' scallywag o' th' sea with th' help o' MANGO LANGUAGES & the GPL!
     
    Drop by any library location today to learn how to speak "Pirate" and learn more about the library's online resources!
     

    Main
    09:00 A
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    09:00 A
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    Teen Movie: Captain America - The Winter

    Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat the Winter Soldier.  Now showing…Captain America—The Winter Soldier.  PG.  136 minutes. Grades 7 & up.

    Main
    02:00 P
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    Main
    02:00 P
  • ESL Conversation Circles

    This program provides an opportunity to non-native English speakers to enhance their spoken English skills and to increase their confidence in using conversational English.
     

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    10:00 A
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    10:00 A
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    Understanding Canadian Workplace Culture

    Learn about key Canadian Workplace values and have an opportunity to practice strategies for success at work. This workshop would benefit newcomers to Canada who are interested in learning more about workplace culture in Canada.
     

    Main
    02:00 P
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    02:00 P
  • Bullfrog Mall Adult Book Club

    Discussing An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield.
    Books available for pick up at the branch a month prior to the meeting.
     
    Questions about this group? Email bookclub@guelphpl.ca.
     

    Bullfrog
    09:00 A
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  • Bullfrog Mall Adult Book Club
    Bullfrog
    09:00 A
  • Chess in the Library

    People interested in playing a casual game of chess are invited to drop in to the Main Library each Tuesday at 11 am.  Players of all ages and strengths are welcome. The purpose of this program is to promote the magnificent game of chess across Canada.
     

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    11:00 A
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    11:00 A
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    East Side Adult Book Club

    Discussing Road Ends by Mary Lawson.  
    Books available for pick up at the branch a month prior to the meeting.
     
    Questions about this group? Email bookclub@guelphpl.ca.
     

    EastSide
    07:00 P
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    07:00 P
  • Knit 'N Lit

    All new and experienced knitters are welcome to come knit and chat about their favorite books.
     

    Bullfrog
    09:00 A
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    09:00 A
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    Teen Art Club

    Explore mixing watercolour and ink in the same picture. Whether your design is simple or complex, the finished product is sure to pop! Drop in anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 PM. Grades 7 & up.
     

    Main
    05:30 P
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    Main
    05:30 P
  • Cook Book Club

    Discussing Eat Your Vegetables by Jo Yonan.
    Books available for pick up at the Main Library Information Desk a month prior to the meeting.
     
    Questions about this group? Email bookclub@guelphpl.ca.
     

    Main
    07:00 P
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    07:00 P
  • History Lives Here: Guelph Poets of the 19th Century

    David Knight will focus his presentation on the theme of reading and writing in Guelph from 1827 to 1899, based on the research of his new book, Guelph Versifiers of the 19th Century.

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    07:00 P
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    07:00 P
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    Culture Days: Discover Ancestry.com

    Who do you think you are? Find the family that made you who you are today! Discover Ancestry.com is an introduction to a family history online resource FREE at the library with millions of genealogical records to help you research your family tree!

    Main
    11:00 A
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    11:00 A
  • Teen Read 'N Feed Book Club

    Welcoming all teens to come out to have fun, talk about books, and eat great food at the Bullfrog Branch! Grades 7 & up
    Phone 519-829-4401 for details or email teens@library.guelph.on.ca.
     

    Bullfrog
    03:30 P
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    Bullfrog
    03:30 P
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    • Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at all locations!
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    • Teen Movie: Captain America - The Winter
      Main
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    • ESL Conversation Circles
      Main
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    • Understanding Canadian Workplace Culture
      Main
      12
    • Bullfrog Mall Adult Book Club
      Bullfrog
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    • Chess in the Library
      Main
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    • East Side Adult Book Club
      EastSide
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    • Knit 'N Lit
      Bullfrog
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    • Teen Art Club
      Main
      12
    • Cook Book Club
      Main
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    • History Lives Here: Guelph Poets of the 19th Century
      Main
      12
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    • Culture Days: Discover Ancestry.com
      Main
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    • Teen Read 'N Feed Book Club
      Bullfrog
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TAG / GET INVOLVED

  • What?

    The Guelph Public Library's Teen Advisory Group (TAG) helps make the library a special place for teens.

  • Who?

    Guelph teens entering grades 7 through 12 are eligible to apply.

  • Where?

    Meetings take place at the Main Library, in the Children's and Youth Services Department.

  • When?

    TAG meets once a month from October to June. The meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month beginning in October until June from 4:15-5:30.

  • Why?

    Why not? It's a chance to have your say and become involved in your community, as well as to meet new friends!

  • How?

    It's simple. Either complete the online form below or print off an application and drop it off at any Library branch. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Attend all meetings and be an active participant
  • Suggest ways the library can better serve teens
  • Offer suggestions for exciting teen programs
  • Provide feedback about GPL's teen collection, including books, graphic novels, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and video games

TAG Registration Form

All information will be kept strictly confidential, as per our privacy policy

Only those selected for an interview wil be contacted
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