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GPL Teen Events

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Mon
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    Breastfeeding Cafe

    Join WE (Women Everywhere) Breastfeed at the Breastfeeding Café! Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea while connecting and socializing with other mothers/families who are pregnant or breastfeeding. We will be addressing common breastfeeding challenges and provide moms with reassurance, resources and encouragement. All are welcome.
     

    EastSide
    10:00 A
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  • Breastfeeding Cafe
    EastSide
    10:00 A
  • Men's Book Club @ Baker Street Station

    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
    07:00 P
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  • Men's Book Club @ Baker Street Station
    Main
    07:00 P
Tue
28

    Books & Hooks

    Join the Royal City Ruggers for a weekly, fun and social afternoon at the Library. Whether you are experienced with rug hooking or not, this is a great opportunity to meet new people, learn and practice a great skill, and enjoy the Library. If you want to learn more about rug hooking visit https://sites.google.com/site/ontariohookingcraftguild/about-us-1.

    EastSide
    12:00 P
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  • Books & Hooks
    EastSide
    12:00 P
Wed
29

    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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    Bullfrog
    09:00 A
  • Celebrate National Canadian Film Day

    Engage your eyes, ears, and heart and celebrate Canadian films and filmmakers in honour of National Canadian Film Day, April 29. The GWLIP's Grassroots Connections Committee is hosting two screenings of Canadian-made documentaries that highlight the immigrant experience and raise awareness about immigration issues.

    Each film will be followed by discussion, including local storytellers who will share aspects of their own experiences as immigrants in Guelph and Wellington County.

    APRIL 29, 2015  1-3 PM & 7-9 PM
    No admission fee

    1-3 pm  Earth to Mouth, directed by Yung Chang
    Guelph Public Library, 100 Norfolk St
    Filmed at the 80-acre Wing Fong Farm in Ontario, this gentle documentary follows Lau King-Fai, her son, and a half-dozen migrant Mexican workers as they plant and harvest Asian vegetables.

    7-9 pm  Where I Belong , directed by Arinze Eze 
    Immigrant Services – Guelph Wellington, 926 Paisley Rd
    This documentary tells the story of a young man’s struggle to balance his African traditions and new Canadian home.

    Have questions about the event? Contact Ella Henderson, ella.henderson@guelph.ca , 519-822-1260, ext. 2565.

    The GWLIP is pleased to partner on this event with the Guelph Public Library, Immigrant Services – Guelph Wellington, Growing Community Health, and the Guelph Film Festival. We thank the National Film Board for their use of the films.
     

    Main
    01:00 P
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    Main
    01:00 P
  • Friends of the Guelph Public Library AGM

    Wednesday, April 29, 7:30pm
    2nd floor meeting room,
    Guelph Public Library, main library
    100 Norfolk St.

    Featured Speaker, Steve Kraft, the new CEO of the GPL.

    Come and hear Steve's thoughts and vision for the future of the Library under the new City Council. 

    The meeting will celebrate the Friends' 2014 successes, talk about hopes and plans for 2015.
     
    Plan to attend and find out how to become more involved.
    For more information, please contact the Friends of the GPL at friendsguelphlibrary@gmail.com
     

    Main
    07:30 P
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  • Friends of the Guelph Public Library AGM
    Main
    07:30 P
  • 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 April 1, is February by Lisa Moore.

    Main
    07:00 P
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  • ESL Book Club
    Main
    07:00 P
Thu
30

    Cook Book Club

    Latin American Eats - put a little passion in your cooking this month with tastes from Brazil, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Argentina & more! 
    (Please note this is a restaurant meeting being held at Salsateria)
    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
    07:00 P
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  • Cook Book Club
    Main
    07:00 P
Fri
31

    English Practice Group for Older Adults

    Every Friday from March 6th- May 29th at 11:00-12:30 am * there will be no program on March 20th due to march break conflicts
     
    Join a lively group of English language learners to practice your English and help others learn the basics with host, Laura Kovacs. Adults. Please register by calling 519-836-2222 or email info@is-gw.ca
     

    Westminster
    11:00 A
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  • English Practice Group for Older Adults
    Westminster
    11:00 A
  • Computer Club for Older Adults

    Every Friday from March 6th-May 29 @ 1:00-3:00 PM * there will be no program on March 20th due to march break conflicts
     
    Learn computer skills to help you connect with family and friends and find services and information online. Adults. Please register by calling 519-836-2222 or email info@is-gw.ca
     
     

    Westminster
    01:00 P
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  • Computer Club for Older Adults
    Westminster
    01:00 P
Sat
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    Intro to Spanish for Travelers

    Join Spanish Language instructor Melba Lucia Giraldo for this basic 5 week Intro to Spanish course. Register below for this 5 week commitment.

    Westminster
    10:30 A
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  • Intro to Spanish for Travelers
    Westminster
    10:30 A
  • Nature in the City - The World of Wildflowers

    Spring has sprung! Let's learn about the wide variety of wildflowers that grow in our city! Please REGISTER below. Great for all ages!
     
    Also join Nature Guelph on Sunday at 1PM for a Wildflower Walk starting at Starkey's Hill.
     

    Main
    02:00 P
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  • Nature in the City - The World of Wildflowers
    Main
    02:00 P
  • ESL Conversation Circle

    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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    Main
    10:00 A
Sun
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    • Breastfeeding Cafe
      EastSide
      12
    • Men's Book Club @ Baker Street Station
      Main
      12
  • 27
    • Books & Hooks
      EastSide
      12
  • 28
    • Knit 'N Lit
      Bullfrog
      12
    • Celebrate National Canadian Film Day
      Main
      12
    • Friends of the Guelph Public Library AGM
      Main
      12
    • ESL Book Club
      Main
      12
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    • Cook Book Club
      Main
      12
  • 30
    • English Practice Group for Older Adults
      Westminster
      12
    • Computer Club for Older Adults
      Westminster
      12
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    • Intro to Spanish for Travelers
      Westminster
      12
    • Nature in the City - The World of Wildflowers
      Main
      12
    • ESL Conversation Circle
      Main
      12
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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!