Caledon Public Library

Adults

Download the fall 2018 guide to programs, services, resources and more at Caledon Public Library.

Digital Library Workshops

Join us to learn more about the online databases and digital resources that you can access for free with your library card. Focusing on how to register for, access, and use the library's ebooks lending platform.  Laptops will be available or you may bring your own.

  • Hoopla and Kanopy | November 26 | 10:30 - 11:30 am | Albion Bolton Branch

Lunch & Learn

  • Wills and Estate Planning | November 27 | 1 - 2 pm | Albion Bolton Branch

Drop in for an informative event with lawyer Suzanne Deliscar. Suzanne will discuss wills and estate planning, followed by some time for questions. Feel free to bring your bagged lunch and we will provide the drinks and dessert.

Genealogy Workshop

Back by popular demand, genealogist Melissa J. Ellis will lead four new informative and interactive ancestry workshops. These free workshops are targeted at beginner and intermediate genealogists and provide tools to help you trace your family's roots. Learn genealogy basics using our Ancestry Library Edition database plus other online resources.

Crafting Holiday Gift Cards

Tis the season! Get in the holiday mood by experimenting with styles of card-making in this greeting card workshop. Whether you're a crafty person or want to explore your artistic talent, this workshop will help you create your own beautiful holiday cards. 

Registration required

  • Alton | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | November 17
  • Albion Bolton | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | December 1

Mandala Dot Holiday Ornaments

Create unique holiday ornaments using the mandala dot painting technique. This calming and creative practice will help personalize your holiday creations. Workshop is for adults only.

Registration required

  • Storefront in Southfields | 5 pm - 6 pm | December 4

Ted Barris: Dam Busters

Renowned writer, journalist, professor, and broadcaster Ted Barris will talk about his newest book, Dam Busters: Canadian Airmen and the Secret Raid Against Nazi Germany

Registration required

  • Albion Bolton | 6:30 pm | December 4

Candlelight Vigil

Vigil for Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. in partnership with Family Transition Place, Caledon Public Library is honoured to co-host this annual even as a solemn ritual in memory of a tragic day. Please join us.

  • Albion Bolton | 6:30 pm | December 6

Afternoon Film Club

Join us for a fun afternoon of film and discussion with screenings of titles from our Kanopy Collection. And movies are always better with snacks - We'll have popcorn and drinks too.

  • Albion Bolton | 2 pm - 4 pm

December 14: Hunt for the Wilderpeople; January 11: East Side Sushi; February 8: Love & Friendship

Chronicles of Caledon

Join our library expert to learn how you can create an online gallery with our new platform, Chronicles of Caledon by Codex. Share your stories, family histories, recipes, artwork and more. More information

  • Caledon Village | 7 pm | January 8
  • Albion Bolton | 7 pm | February 12

Visioning Workshop

Make 2019 your best year ever. Join Eve Wahn, speaker, lawyer and certified Life Mastery consultant to learn how to define, design and experience what you'd like to create for your year to come.

Registration required

  • Albion Bolton | 7 pm | January 16

Writing and Revising with Brian Henry

Brian Henry returns with another exciting workshop, this time about refining your writing skills and editing your manuscript. You're invited to bring the first 500-1000 words of a piece of your writing (it's not required to bring work, but if you do, three copies would be helpful). $42 in advance / $45 at the door

Registration required

  • Albion Bolton | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm | January 26

Family Bingo Night

Join us for Family Bingo Night, played the library way! Play bingo and win prizes. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

  • Storefront in Southfields | 6 pm - 6:45 pm | February 5

Device Advice For Adults

We're always happy to answer your tech questions at any of our branches and are pleased to offer two options for more detailed IT support.

  • Appy Hour

One-on-one friendly assistance for your device, whatever it may be. Drop by the Community Corner on the main floor at the Albion Bolton branch.

Mondays | 2:30 - 4 pm

Wednesdays | 10:30 am - 12 noon

Library Living

In partnership with Brampton Caledon Community Living, this monthly program is designed specifically for adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities. Learn more.

  • Albion Bolton | 1:30 pm - 3 pm | 4th Friday of the month

Adult Book Clubs         

Caledon Public Library Book Clubs offer book lovers the opportunity to meet and discuss books and authors with others. Book clubs provide the perfect venue to share perspectives and understanding on a variety of subjects.  With 12 adult book clubs and 3 youth book clubs meeting monthly at different branches and locations, there is sure to be a club that meets your needs. Membership is FREE and everyone is welcome. Learn more.

  • *New Albion Bolton Mystery Book Club

Do you enjoy a good mystery? Join us for our newest mystery book club. Held at the Albion Bolton Branch on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1 pm.

October 16 | November 20 | December 18

  • *New Book Chat at Southfields Pop-Up Library

There's a new club coming to town and it's not your ordinary book club. Drop into Southfields pop-up library to share your love of reading, meet your neighbours, and chat about what you have been reading and get some recommendations for other fantastic titles. 

3rd Tuesday of the month | 7 - 8 pm

September 18 | October 16 | November 20 | December 18

Writers' Ink

If you're an aspiring writer or are a novelist or poet at heart, the writing group, Writers' Ink, is the group for you. If you've always wanted to write but didn't necessarily know how to get started, or even finish, Writers' Ink will help develop the skills and confidence you will need to pursue your writing dreams! Writers' Ink also has a blog where members are encouraged to share their work. Learn more.

Knit & Knatter

This is an adult program dedicated to providing space for fellow needlers to come together to...well, knit and knatter.

Albion Bolton Wednesdays 6:00 pm
Alton Wednesdays 7:00 pm
Caledon Village Thursdays 6:00 pm
M.D. Valleywood Fridays 1:00 pm

Artful Caledon

Caledon Public Library is pleased to showcase art in the library all year round. We display art exhibits free of charge at all seven branches and include artists of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re in school, a professional artist or just someone who likes to dabble, we have a wall or a shelf with your name on it! No exhibit is too big or too small.  

Alton Group

The Alton Group welcomes local artists to share ideas, books, resources, various techniques and works in progress. 

Alton Branch (Community Room)

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month | 10 am - 12 pm