Renfrew Public Library
Programs for Adults and Seniors

Programs for Adults and Seniors

Check out our Regular Monthly Programs below!

If registration is required, you may register via email (renlib@renfrew.library.on.ca), telephone (613-432-8151 ext 0), using social media, or just dropping by!


RENFREW READS 150 CANADIAN BOOKS

Saturday, July 1st—Sunday, October 1st, 2017  

We are celebrating Canada’s 150th with “Renfrew Reads 150 Canadian Books”.  Vote for your favourite Canadian titles and see if your books make it to the top!  We will be compiling the list of Renfrew’s favourite 150 Canadian books between July 1st and October 1st, and declaring our winner during Ontario Public Library Week, October 15th-21st.   

You can email your vote to renlib@renfrew.library.on.ca, call in to 613-432-8151 x.3, send it through any of our social media accounts, or in person at the Library!

October Programs

AN EVENING WALK ACROSS ITALY

Tuesday, October 3rd @ 6:30pm 

Presented by Ray Parchelo from the Padakun Centre for Contemplative Walking.

Registration required. Cost: $2/person and includes a lovely Italian treat!

GREEN SCREEN WITH YOUR FAVOURITE BREWERY! 

Saturday, October 14th from 10am - 4pm 

As part of the Town's Craft Beer and Food Festival, the library will place you in your favourite brewery via our green screen! Your photo will then be uploaded to a Facebook page where it can be accessed, printed and/or shared! This is a FREE event, but donationas are always greatly appreciated! There will also be Family Movies playing downstairs in the Library's program room throughout the day. 

ONTARIO PUBLIC LIBRARIES WEEK!

October 16th - 20th 

RENFREW BOOK TREE OFFICIAL LAUNCH AND OPERN DOOR EVENT 

Monday, October 16th @ 10am

Official ribbon-cutting of Renfrew's Book Tree. Then come on into the library and see what YOUR library has to offer! Draws, displays and more!

ANNUAL BOOK AND BAKE SALE - A Fundraising Event!

Tuesday, October 17th - Thursday, October 19th 

We have saved the best for our annual book and bake sale! Support the library, grab a great read AND a tasty treat! Donations gratefully accepted!

WHERE TRUTH LIES HIDDEN

Tuesday, October 17th @ 6pm 

A panel discussion about finding the facts! Find out the details here. Registration required.

LOCAL AUTHOR PANEL WINE & CHEESE

Friday, October 20th @ 6pm 

A Renfrew Reads 150 event: Join several local authors as they discuss their books and what it’s like publishing in Canada.  

Registration required.  Cost: $5/person              

Hallowe'en Fun!        

CANADIAN HAUNTING AND PARANORMAL SOCIETY

Friday, October 27th @ 7pm 

The library welcomes members of C.H.A.P.S. as they discuss some of their most nail-biting investigations!

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW!

Monday, October 30th @ 6pm  

Dress up, come on down and enjoy a big screen showing of this classic film!          


Regular Monthly Programs

TECH HELP

Tuesday afternoons or other times by appointment. This is a FREE service.

Make an appointment and let staff help you learn basic computer skills including how to use email, social media and other applications. Please call the library to set up a time!

RPL FILM GROUP

Tuesdays indicated below @ 6PM

Sept. 12th, Oct. 10th, Oct. 24th, Nov. 7th, Dec. 5th 

Library Program Room

Join us Tuesday nights for our monthly themed film series!  Films are rated PG+ (rating will be advertised weekly)

FREE admission     BYOSnacks


BookClubs

Novel Women

1st Thursday of the month at 5:30PM 

Library Program Room

A meeting of local women to discuss titles chosen by members. New members always welcome!

Novel Conversations 

Fridays indicated below at 3:30PM*  

Sept.22, Oct. 13, Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 17. NO meetings in December.

Library Adult Department Reading Room

Read anything good lately and want to share? Or, want recommendations on what to read next? Join us at Novel Conversations for some great discussion!

*Staff permitting

EMAIL us for more information on bookclubs!