Renfrew Public Library
Programs @ the Library

Programs @ the Library

Check out our Regular Monthly Programs below!

If registration is required, you may register via email (, telephone (613-432-8151 ext 0), using social media, or just dropping by!

Also discover: -- Other children's programs -- Teen Programs


Please register for ALL events either by emailing, calling or in-person at the library!


Sat. Sept. 22:  Renfrew Reads: Literary Lunch with Jennifer Robson @ Rocky Mountain House (12pm)

Dine with author Jennfer Robson in an intimate (max 10 people) luncheon at Rocky Mountain House! Registration required. $30/person includes lunch!

Sat. Sept. 22: Renfrew Reads: Author Jennifer Robson @ the Library! (6:30pm)

Famous Canadian author Jennifer Robson will be at RPL to share the latest news about her hot new book (she will even have copies available!) and to answer all of your questions. Ticket required. $10/person

Wed., Sept. 26: Genealogy Chat (2pm)

The Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogy Group will be here to share tips and provide help! Get started on your family history, or continue the journey! Please register. Free.


Sat., Oct. 6: Make 'n' Take Craft: Apple Dolls (2pm)

Our crafting expert will be here to help you make an apple doll. All ages. Free.

Wed., Oct. 10: Municipal Elections (6:30pm)

It's election time! Learn about the impact your vote makes. Free.


Celebrate public libraries all week at RPL with special events and contests!

All week: Annual Book and Bake Sale

Pick up some great reads and some awesome treats AND support your library!

Monday: Book Tasting (6:30pm)

"Taste" a variety of books in a single evening - we may be able to tickle your literary tastebuds! Free.

Tuesday: Walk the Camino (6:30pm)

Travel along the Camino trail from the comfort of the library! Please register. Free.

Wednesday: Marijuana Chat (6:30pm)

It's legal, and you've got questions! Our panel of experts will be here to answer them! Free!

Fri., Oct 26: Walk the Camino (Repeat performance)

Repeat showing. See above for details.


Sat., Nov. 3: Make 'n' Take Craft (Paper Mache) (2pm)

All ages learn to craft with paper mache with our crafting expert. All ages. Free.

Sun., Nov. 4: Local Authors' Christmas Book Sale (1:30pm)

Autographed books make wonderful gifts! Local authors Allison Azulay, Geneva McCharles, Johanna Zomers and more!

Tues., Nov. 13: Supporting Our Aging Parents

A panel presentation designed for all of us with questions about how to best support our aging parents & relatives. Information on wills, power of attorney, housing options and more. Free.

Date TBD: Coffee Tasting

Local coffee roasters will be here to teach us everything you need to know about coffee.


Regular Monthly Programs


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!

KNIT WITS - Every Tuesday at 6:30pm

Join our knitting and crocheting gorup! Beginners and experts welcome!


Librarian's Choice Book Club - Mon. Nov. 19 @ 6:30pm

Join a librarian to chat about the best books!

EMAIL us for more information on bookclubs!