Download the summer 2018 guide to programs, services, resources and more at Caledon Public Library.
Seniors' Spring Garden Party Luncheon
You won't want to miss this spring luncheon which is brought to you by Caledon Meals on Wheels, Gourmandissimo, Bolton Mills Retirement Community, Esprit Lifestyle Communities and of course, your favourite community library - CPL!
Wednesday, May 30 | 11:30 am - 2:30 pm | $12 pp cash payment at door
Brampton Fairgrounds in Caledon - 12942 Heart Lake Road
Great food, great music and great fun - prizes for best garden hat!
Register to attend by calling CMOW at 905-857-7651 or click here
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.
One-on-one friendly assistance for your device, whatever it may be. Drop by the Albion Bolton Branch Computer Lab.
Mondays: March 5 - June 25 (excluding May 21) | 2:30 - 4 pm
Wednesdays: March 7 - June 27 | 10:30 am - 12 noon
Tech Savvy Teens: Tinker Stations
Tech Savvy Teens will be available to help with your basic tech needs at the AB Branch. From downloading eBooks to your eReader, to setting up an email account to printing double-sided and more. Patrons will also have the opportunity to explore new tech and devices or learn new applications for current devices. No appointment necessary. Contact our YS Department at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are a teen interested in volunteering with our YS team.
Thursday, May 24 | 6 - 8 pm
Saturday, May 26 | 10 am - 12 noon and 2 - 4 pm
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 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.
Albion Bolton Afternoon Book Club
Join CPL’s newest afternoon book club! Held at the Albion Bolton Branch on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1 pm.
*New Southfields Pop-Up Book Club
There's a new club coming to town! This adult book club will provide book lovers the opportunity to meet, socialize and discuss books and authors. More information about an upcoming open house will be available soon. Check back here for the latest details.
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.
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.
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
Seniors Artful Library - FULL
What a workshop this will be. Learn how to paint a beautiful canoe scene using acrylic paints. This workshop will focus on acrylic blending to create reflective effects on water and in backgrounds. Step-by-step instruction will be provided and all levels of painting experience are welcome. The cost of this program would be $40 at the studio; however, thanks to the generosity of Andrea Gregory of Palgrave Art Studio and fellow artist Philippa Hagenow, as well as CPL, the cost to participants will only be $15 pp. All material will be included.
Monday, May 28 | Caledon East Community Complex | 1 pm - 4 pm | $15 payable at door (cash or cheque)
Discover Caledon's trail system and its history in this workshop with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). Get some great tips for planning a hike, what to pack and fun activities for your family. This 45 minute workshop will be followed by an outdoor activity (dress appropriately for the weather) and is recommended for adults.
Saturday, June 2 | Caledon East | 10 - 11:30 am | register here
Join Michelle Davis from Tweed Inc., Canada's largest licensed producer of cannabis for medical purposes.Michelle will discuss the benefits of medical cannabis and how and why people might choose to access medical cannabis. She will also give an overview of the legislation and regulations surrounding the use of medical cannabis. Questions will be welcome.
Tuesday, June 5 | Albion Bolton Branch | 7 - 8:30 pm | drop-in
Lunch and Learn: Wills and Estate Planning
Join us for an informative lunch and learn with lawyer Suzanne Deliscar. Suzanne will discuss wills and estate planning, followed by time for questions. Bring a bag lunch and we will provide the drinks and dessert.
Tuesday, June 26 | Albion Bolton Branch | 1 - 2 pm | drop-in
How To Write Great Dialogue with Brian Henry
Accessible to beginners and meaty enough for experienced writers, this workshop will show you how to use dialogue to make your stories more dynamic and dramatic. Whether you're writing fiction or memoir, you need to be able to write dialogue that both sounds natural and packs dramatic punch, and you need to know how to mix your dialogue and narrative so that your characters come alive. Learn the basics and the best tricks of the trade.
Saturday, July 14 | Albion Bolton Branch | 12:30 - 3:30 pm | register here
Fee: $37.17+13% hst = $42, paid in advance OR $39.82+13%hst = $45 at the door. To pay in advance, make your cheque or money order payable to Caledon Public Library.