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    GPL TECH DAY!!!

    Do you need help with your tablets, devices, phones or other pieces of technology? Are you interested in learning about website design, robotics, LED cubes, or the latest educational apps for children? How about learning how to use online resources for research, downloading music, movies, and of course, eBooks? Do you need an introduction to social media or emailing? The Guelph Public Library invites everyone to drop by any library location on Saturday, November 1st from 10 AM to 3 PM for GPL TECH DAY!
     
    The GPL’s eForce technology team along with Diyode, the G.C.V.I Robotics Team, Creative Encounters with Science, Tutor.com, Hoopla Digital, Cleo Collar, Ultimate Vision Website Design and Consulting, and other tech-savvy organizations will be on hand to offer FREE learning experiences and assistance for all different types of technology. From smartphones to iPads, Facebook and tweeting to basic email skills, online homework help and streaming movies to discovering the cool world of robotics and website design, join us to learn more about the latest technologies! Customers are encouraged to bring any gadgets, devices, and tech questions they may have to the Guelph Public Library’s Tech Day – don’t forget your library card!
     
    For full event schedule details at each library location, click on the file below.
     
    MAIN LIBRARY (100 NORFOLK STREET)
    • 10 AM – 1 PM - Lions & Tigers & Apps, Oh My! (Children’s Department)
      These days, kids seem to develop an interest and aptitude with computers from a young age. Parents take heart! There are many great apps you can feel good about introducing to your children ages 3 to 10 years. Learn more about the FREE iPad apps that are fun, educational, and inspiring at the Main Library’s children’s department!

    • ALL DAY - GPL Gadget Zoo: Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Want to know the difference between an iPad and a Windows Surface tablet? Be sure to check out the library’s gadget zoo for a hands-on experience!

    • 1:30 PM – 3PM – Movie Making with your iPad (Main Library - Basement)
      Be featured in your very own mini movie. Drop by for this informal movie making project and have fun with resident GPL eExperts, Tom and Tara! Don’t have an iPad? No problem, use ours!

    • 2 PM – 3 PM – Tutor.com Presentation (Programming Room)
      We’re all returning to work or school with freshly-packed lunches, shiny new gym memberships, and promises to do all sorts of things—from volunteering to losing weight or saving money. Students may be making their own resolutions, and Tutor.com wants to help! Find out how tutor.com can help you make the most of this school year!

    • ALL DAY - GCVI Robotics Team:
      Check out GCVI’s Robotics team with their flying robots and cool creations! Have all your robotics questions answered at the GPL’s Main Library!


      ALL DAY - Cleo Collar (with dog demonstration): http://www.cleocollar.com
      For the first time ever, owners have an intelligent and accurate tool for enhancing their pets’ lives. CLEO Collar is the most comprehensive pet wearable to date. From tracking and analyzing vital signs, to tracking location and reuniting lost pets to their owners, CLEO Collar is a virtual pet-sitter for your best friend. Drop by the GPL’s Main Library anytime on Saturday, Nov. 1st to see this amazing invention!

    • ALL DAY - Ultimate Vision Website Design and Consulting: www.uvwebdesign.com
       These online & technological strategy companies are located in Waterloo Region, servicing southern Ontario and beyond. We provide solutions to grow your business. Understanding your business and creating a complete online strategy are important elements in the success of your website and marketing plan. Ultimate Vision Web Design & Consulting provides web related services including web design and development, domain name registration, web hosting, graphic design, responsive WordPress sites, search engine optimization, Ecommerce, social media engagement and much more! Creating true IT solutions is the mandate of Ultimate Vision Computers. We provide services ranging from computer sales, service, support, to backups, to networking and everything in between.
         
    • ALL DAY -  Diyode: www.diyode.com        
      Check out the LED cube and learn what a harmonograph is! The Diyode community workshop is a place for making, 2500 square feet of tools and supplies for wood working, metal working, electronics, prototyping and crafting. Holding it all together is a community of people who like to get their hands dirty, and are always willing to lend a hand to anyone that wants to learn something new. Diyode is a non-profit organization with a mandate to foster an enthusiasm for DIY, to spread the idea that it’s better to build something than to buy it, and that it is better to fix something than throw it away.

    • ALL DAY - Hoopla: www.hoopladigital.com    
      Hoopla is an innovative service that partners with your local public library to bring you thousands of movies, television, music, and audiobook titles. There are no costs or hassles. All you need is a library card and a web browser, phone, or tablet. From Hollywood blockbusters to bestselling authors and artists, you're sure to find something you'll enjoy. But it's not just the latest titles - we also have an extensive catalog of educational materials, children's titles, foreign films, and other hard-to-find content not offered anywhere else.

    • ALL DAY - Tutor.com: http://bit.ly/SRohJ2   
      School is tough. Getting a tutor is easy. Get a real tutor anytime, anywhere in our online classroom. From Ph.D.s to teachers, doctors, professors and pilots, our tutors are the best. Every session is one-to-one and personalized to your subject and your question. Free with your library card every day from 4 to 10 PM.

      ALL DAY - Creative Encounters with Science:  http://creativeencounters.info/
      Creative Encounters with Science is a not-for-profit organization with the aspiration of providing dynamic and hands-on learning experiences in sciences, engineering, technology and mathematics. Our mission is to inspire, support and spark curiosity through the minds of youth, encouraging them to become innovative, problem solving students of today and knowledgeable, visionary individuals of tomorrow.

      ALL DAY - eExpert “Impromptu” Sessions:
      eReader woes? Tablet troubles? Wondering what all the hype about eBooks is? Want to know more about social media tools? Printer problems? Drop in for a quick (10 minute) “impromptu” one-on-one session with a GPL eExpert!
       
    • ALL DAY - Did You Know? GPL’s eResources: Learn all about the library’s online resources available free with your library card! Download music, stream movies, read the local paper, research the latest fashion, make your travel plans, learn a new language, and so much more

      ALL DAY - Talk with a Techie Teen: Want to know the difference between a "Tweet" and a "Like"? Ever wondered what the difference between streaming and downloading is? Can't figure out how to text with your phone? Let GPL's Techie Teens help! Drop in and chat one-on-one with one of our Teen Advisory Group members and get answers to all of your techie questions.

     

    Main
    10:00 A
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  • GPL TECH DAY!!!
    Main
    10:00 A
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!

    Do you need help with your tablets, devices, phones or other pieces of technology? Are you interested in learning about website design, robotics, LED cubes, or the latest educational apps for children? How about learning how to use online resources for research, downloading music, movies, and of course, eBooks? Do you need an introduction to social media or emailing? The Guelph Public Library invites everyone to drop by any library location on Saturday, November 1st from 10 AM to 3 PM for GPL TECH DAY!
     
    The GPL’s eForce technology team along with Diyode, the G.C.V.I Robotics Team, Tutor.com, Hoopla Digital, Cleo Collar, Ultimate Vision Website Design and Consulting, and other tech-savvy organizations will be on hand to offer FREE learning experiences and assistance for all different types of technology. From smartphones to iPads, Facebook and tweeting to basic email skills, online homework help and streaming movies to discovering the cool world of robotics and website design, join us to learn more about the latest technologies! Customers are encouraged to bring any gadgets, devices, and tech questions they may have to the Guelph Public Library’s Tech Day – don’t forget your library card!
     
    For full event schedule details at each library location, click on the file below.
     
    Scottsdale Branch (650 Scottsdale Drive)
    • 10 AM – NOON - eExpert “Impromptu” Sessions: eReader woes? Tablet troubles? Wondering what all the hype about eBooks is? Want to know more about social media tools? Printer problems? Drop in for a quick (10 minute) “impromptu” one-on-one session with a GPL eExpert!

      1 PM – 3 PM - GPL Teen & Kid’s Portal Demo & Display: Have you heard the news? The library has a new Kid’s Portal AND a new Teen Portal! Find out all the cool details with a GPL eExpert!

    Scottsdale
    10:00 A
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  • GPL TECH DAY!!!
    Scottsdale
    10:00 A
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!

    Do you need help with your tablets, devices, phones or other pieces of technology? Are you interested in learning about website design, robotics, LED cubes, or the latest educational apps for children? How about learning how to use online resources for research, downloading music, movies, and of course, eBooks? Do you need an introduction to social media or emailing? The Guelph Public Library invites everyone to drop by any library location on Saturday, November 1st from 10 AM to 3 PM for GPL TECH DAY!
     
    The GPL’s eForce technology team along with Diyode, the G.C.V.I Robotics Team, Tutor.com, Hoopla Digital, Cleo Collar, Ultimate Vision Website Design and Consulting, and other tech-savvy organizations will be on hand to offer FREE learning experiences and assistance for all different types of technology. From smartphones to iPads, Facebook and tweeting to basic email skills, online homework help and streaming movies to discovering the cool world of robotics and website design, join us to learn more about the latest technologies! Customers are encouraged to bring any gadgets, devices, and tech questions they may have to the Guelph Public Library’s Tech Day – don’t forget your library card!
     
    For full event schedule details at each library location, click on the file below.
     
    West End Branch (21 Imperial Road South)
    • 10 AM – NOON - eExpert “Impromptu” Sessions: eReader woes? Tablet troubles? Wondering what all the hype about eBooks is? Want to know more about social media tools? Printer problems? Drop in for a quick (10 minute) “impromptu” one-on-one session with a GPL eExpert!
    ALL DAY - Did You Know? GPL’s eResources: Learn all about the library’s online resources available free with your library card! Download music, stream movies, read the local paper, research the latest fashion, make your travel plans, learn a new language, and so much more!
     

    WestEnd
    10:00 A
    ×
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!
    WestEnd
    10:00 A
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!

    Do you need help with your tablets, devices, phones or other pieces of technology? Are you interested in learning about website design, robotics, LED cubes, or the latest educational apps for children? How about learning how to use online resources for research, downloading music, movies, and of course, eBooks? Do you need an introduction to social media or emailing? The Guelph Public Library invites everyone to drop by any library location on Saturday, November 1st from 10 AM to 3 PM for GPL TECH DAY!
     
    The GPL’s eForce technology team along with Diyode, the G.C.V.I Robotics Team, Tutor.com, Hoopla Digital, Cleo Collar, Ultimate Vision Website Design and Consulting, and other tech-savvy organizations will be on hand to offer FREE learning experiences and assistance for all different types of technology. From smartphones to iPads, Facebook and tweeting to basic email skills, online homework help and streaming movies to discovering the cool world of robotics and website design, join us to learn more about the latest technologies! Customers are encouraged to bring any gadgets, devices, and tech questions they may have to the Guelph Public Library’s Tech Day – don’t forget your library card!
     
    For full event schedule details at each library location, click on the file below.
     
    East Side Branch (1 Starwood Drive)
    • 10 AM – NOON -  eExpert “Impromptu” Sessions: eReader woes? Tablet troubles? Wondering what all the hype about eBooks is? Want to know more about social media tools? Printer problems? Drop in for a quick (10 minute) “impromptu” one-on-one session with a GPL eExpert!

    • ALL DAY - Did You Know? GPL’s eResources: Learn all about the library’s online resources available free with your library card! Download music, stream movies, read the local paper, research the latest fashion, make your travel plans, learn a new language, and so much more!
     

    EastSide
    10:00 A
    ×
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!
    EastSide
    10:00 A
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!

    Do you need help with your tablets, devices, phones or other pieces of technology? Are you interested in learning about website design, robotics, LED cubes, or the latest educational apps for children? How about learning how to use online resources for research, downloading music, movies, and of course, eBooks? Do you need an introduction to social media or emailing? The Guelph Public Library invites everyone to drop by any library location on Saturday, November 1st from 10 AM to 3 PM for GPL TECH DAY!
     
    The GPL’s eForce technology team along with Diyode, the G.C.V.I Robotics Team, Tutor.com, Hoopla Digital, Cleo Collar, Ultimate Vision Website Design and Consulting, and other tech-savvy organizations will be on hand to offer FREE learning experiences and assistance for all different types of technology. From smartphones to iPads, Facebook and tweeting to basic email skills, online homework help and streaming movies to discovering the cool world of robotics and website design, join us to learn more about the latest technologies! Customers are encouraged to bring any gadgets, devices, and tech questions they may have to the Guelph Public Library’s Tech Day – don’t forget your library card!
     
    For full event schedule details at each library location, click on the file below.
     
    Westminster Square Branch (100-31 Farley Drive)
    • 11 AM – 2:30 PM - Email 101 with Teen Advisory Group: Want to get an email address? Not sure which provider to use? Need help setting up your contact list? We can help! Drop in for a one-on-one session with a GPL Teen Advisory Committee member for free email help and advice!

      ALL DAY - Did You Know? GPL’s eResources: Learn all about the library’s online resources available free with your library card! Download music, stream movies, read the local paper, research the latest fashion, make your travel plans, learn a new language, and so much more 
     

    Westminster
    10:00 A
    ×
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!
    Westminster
    10:00 A
  • GPL TECH DAY!!!

    Do you need help with your tablets, devices, phones or other pieces of technology? Are you interested in learning about website design, robotics, LED cubes, or the latest educational apps for children? How about learning how to use online resources for research, downloading music, movies, and of course, eBooks? Do you need an introduction to social media or emailing? The Guelph Public Library invites everyone to drop by any library location on Saturday, November 1st from 10 AM to 3 PM for GPL TECH DAY!
     
    The GPL’s eForce technology team along with Diyode, the G.C.V.I Robotics Team, Tutor.com, Hoopla Digital, Cleo Collar, Ultimate Vision Website Design and Consulting, and other tech-savvy organizations will be on hand to offer FREE learning experiences and assistance for all different types of technology. From smartphones to iPads, Facebook and tweeting to basic email skills, online homework help and streaming movies to discovering the cool world of robotics and website design, join us to learn more about the latest technologies! Customers are encouraged to bring any gadgets, devices, and tech questions they may have to the Guelph Public Library’s Tech Day – don’t forget your library card!
     
    For full event schedule details at each library location, click on the file below.
     
    Bullfrog Mall Branch (380 Eramosa Road)
    • 10 AM – NOON - eExpert “Impromptu” Sessions: eReader woes? Tablet troubles? Wondering what all the hype about eBooks is? Want to know more about social media tools? Printer problems? Drop in for a quick (10 minute) “impromptu” one-on-one session with a GPL eExpert!

      1 PM – 3 PM - GPL Gadget Zoo: Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Want to know the difference between an iPad and a Windows Surface tablet? Be sure to check out the library’s gadget zoo for a hands-on experience!
     

    Bullfrog
    10:00 A
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  • GPL TECH DAY!!!
    Bullfrog
    10:00 A
  • 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.
     

    Main
    10:00 A
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  • ESL Conversation Circles
    Main
    10:00 A
Sun
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Mon
3

    Main Library Monday Morning Adult Book Club

    Discussing The Orenda by Joseph Boyden.
    Books available for pick up at the Main Library Information Desk a month prior to the meeting.
     
    Questions about this group or if you'd like to register, please contact: bookclub@guelphpl.ca.
     

    Main
    10:30 A
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  • Main Library Monday Morning Adult Book Club
    Main
    10:30 A
Tue
4

    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.
     

    Main
    11:00 A
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  • Chess in the Library
    Main
    11:00 A
Wed
5

    Knit 'N Lit

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

    Bullfrog
    09:00 A
    ×
  • Knit 'N Lit
    Bullfrog
    09:00 A
  • ESL Book Club

    The ESL Book Club is for English language learners who want to practice their English reading and conversation skills. Each week we will read and discuss short stories and chapter books, reading materials will be provided to participants with a valid library card. The Club is for upper-intermediate to advanced ESL learners who are able to read at a LINC Reading Benchmark level 6.
     
    Discussing during this 9-week session starting on Wednesday, October 1, is The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler.
     

    Main
    07:00 P
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  • ESL Book Club
    Main
    07:00 P
Thu
6

    20-Something Book Club @ McCabe's Pub

    Discussing The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton.
    Books available for pick up at the Main Library Information Desk a month prior to the meeting.
     
    Questions about this group or if you'd like to register, please contact: bookclub@guelphpl.ca.
     

    Main
    06:00 P
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  • 20-Something Book Club @ McCabe's Pub
    Main
    06:00 P
Fri
7

    Spanish for Travelers

    Join Spanish language instructor Melba Lucia Giraldo for this basic 5 week Spanish course. Register for this 5-week commitment below.

    Scottsdale
    10:30 A
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  • Spanish for Travelers
    Scottsdale
    10:30 A
Sat
8

    Teen Artisan Sale at the Main Library

    Everyone is invited to the Main Library on Saturday, November 8th to start your holiday shopping early! Discover a wide variety of handcrafted items for everyone on your list - created by the talented teens of our great city!
     
    ATTENTION TEENS: Are you looking to make some extra money this fall? Showcase your artistic talents by selling your unique handmade gifts at the GPL's Teen Artisan Sale on Sat. Nov. 8th from 1-4 pm at the Main Library! Reserve a table for just $5.00 by visiting the Main Library. Handmade items only and no food items are permitted. Space is limited, register below today!

    Main
    01:00 P
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  • Teen Artisan Sale at the Main Library
    Main
    01:00 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.
     

    Main
    10:00 A
    ×
  • ESL Conversation Circles
    Main
    10:00 A
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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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Register HERE to become a member!