Caledon Public Library

Adults

Adult Summer Reading

Enjoy the lazy, hazy, reading days of summer with CPL's adult summer reading program.  Drop by any one of CPL's 6 branches to pick up your ASR reading log book.  Jot down titles of 10 books you read over the summer, complete the ballot on the back and enter at any branch for an opportunity to win a grand prize reading basket full of books and other Canada 150 goodies.  You can enter as many times as you wish.  Happy Reading Caledon.

 

Click Create Celebrate Contests

Get Published & Win Money

February - September 2017

Using the theme Celebrating Canada 150, submit your short story, poetry and/or photography and you could win! New this year! Click.Create.Celebrate is having a bit of a makeover! The different components of the contest, that is photography, short story and poetry, will be held at various times throughout the year. We hope this will give more people the opportunity to enter more than one contest. More time = more creativity! Also, entries are now all submitted online. Click Here for more details.

 

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 at our Albion Bolton Branch.

Appy Hour

One-on-one friendly assistance for your device, whatever it may be.

Albion Bolton Computer Lab
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 - 12 noon.

Tech Savvy Teens

Who better than teens to assist with tech needs? Stop by during any of our scheduled Tech Teen times, no appt. necessary.

Every Monday (July 3 - August 28)
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Wednesday (July 5 - August 30)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Every Friday (July 7 - August 25)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Every Saturday (July 8 - August 26)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Advanced registration is required.

 

Brian Hen ry Writing Workshop - Secrets of Writing a Page-turner

Ever stayed up all night reading a book? In this workshop, you’ll learn you how to build that kind of tension.  And we'll help you put into practice the techniques professionals use – on every page and in every kind of story – to create drama and tension.

Ever stayed up all night reading a book? In this workshop, you’ll learn you how to build that kind of tension.  And we'll help you put into practice the techniques professionals use – on every page and in every kind of story – to create drama and tension.Ever stayed up all night reading a book? In this workshop, you’ll learn you how to build that kind of tension.  And we'll help you put into practice the techniques professionals use – on every page and in every kind of story – to create drama and tension. Ever stayed up all night reading a book? In this workshop, you’ll learn you how to build that kind of tension.  And we'll help you put into practice the techniques professionals use – on every page and in every kind of story – to create drama and tension. Ever stayed up all night reading a book? In this workshop, you’ll learn you how to build that kind of tension.  And we'll help you put into practice the techniques professionals use – on every page and in every kind of story – to create drama and tension. Workshop leader Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown Fox, Canada’s most popular blog for writers, teaches creative writing at Ryerson University and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo and from Sarnia to Saint John. But his proudest boast is that he has helped many of his students get published. Learn more.

 

Library Living

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

 

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 11 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.      

 

Writers' Ink

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. Drop by for 30 minutes or stay longer. Please be advised that you will have to leave when the library closes at 8:30 pm.....even if you don't want to! 

Bolton Flock meets Wednesdays in front of the large windows on the second floor at the Albion Bolton Branch. Everyone welcome!  Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.

Alton Flock meets Wednesdays at the Alton Branch. Beginners: bring knitting needles (suggested size 5 or 6) plus yarn for simple beginner projects. Experienced: bring knitting project and join the knitting circle. Wednesdays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Please note: this flock will break for the summer and reconvene in the fall.

Caledon Village Flock Newcomers of all skill levels are always welcome to join in the fun. Thursdays from 6 - 8:30 pm. Please note: this flock is a bunch of eager beavers (pardon the cross-animal reference) and will knit/crochet throughout the summer.

Margaret Dunn Valleywood Flock meets at the MDV Branch. Friday from 1 - 3 pm. Please note: this flock will take a wee break this summer. The last gathering will take place on June 30 and the flock will reconvene on Friday, September 8.

 

Art at the library

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.  The group meets the first and third Saturdays of every month from 10 am - 12 pm @ the Alton Branch in the Community Room adjacent to the library.