Winter/Spring Programs & Events

All programs are Drop In, unless otherwise noted. Unless otherwise noted programs run all year except when the library is closed.
* Winter session runs January 11 to March 5 and the Spring session runs April 4 to May 28.


Teen English Conversation Club

February 10th, 7:00pm - 7:45pm

Practice your spoken English in a relaxed social setting with other teens. In partnership with Victoria Academy.

Winter session runs January 13 to March 2, Spring session runs April 6 to May 25.


Maker Shop (Ages: 10+)

February 11th, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

St. Paul Branch

Experiment with cool tech, robots, simple circuits and learn to code. No experience required.

Teen writer

TGIFF (Ages: 12-15)

February 12th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Library

It’s finally Friday! Join this new group to meet other girls, discuss issues that are affecting you, and learn how to make a difference. Discuss issues relating to body image, self-defense, health, relationships, relaxation and crafts.


Books That POP: Teen Book Club (Ages: 11-18)

March 14th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Main Library

Join us once a month to discuss entertaining books in a relaxed atmosphere with snacks. Check out our social media sites for information on the awesome titles we will be reading. Registration Required.


Teen Candy Contest (Ages: 10-18)

February 1st - February 12th 9:00 - 6:00 pm

Want to win a jar full of candy? Fill out a ballot at the Information Desk telling us about your
favourite fictional character. A draw on February 13 will decide the winner!

Henna hands

March Break Body Art (Ages: 11-18)

March 15th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Main Library

Henna tattoo artist Fareena Sayed will be here to demonstrate the lovely art of Mehndi. .


Lego Mindstorms (Ages: 10+)

March 17th, 10:30 - 11:30 am

Main Library Computer Lab

Learn to program a Lego Mindstorms robot and while completing hands-on challenges.Registration Required.


March Break Coffee House (Ages: 11-18)

March 17th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Main Library

Borrow a Teen book and enjoy some coffee and yummy treats.

Battle of the Books: Red Maple and White Pine

Starting in January, read any of the Red Maple or White Pine Award nominated books and submit a review online or at the Information Desk. Every review you submit will be entered into a draw for a
Chapters’ gift card. Winners announced in April! For ages 10-18.

I + Heart + Books = Awesome Prizes

Beat the Winter Blues with Teen Winter Reading!

Stay warm during these chilly months with books and prizes! Read a book, fill out a ballot at the Information Desk or online, and enter to win some awesome gift baskets. Winners will be announced at the end of each month from January to April.

Click here for online ballot!

Class Visits & Outreach

We'd love to have your class visit the library for orientation and a tour. If you can't come to us, let us bring the library to you! Using a multimedia presentation, we introduce the research process and show how the library can assist students 24/7.

For info, telephone 519-756-2220 or email

T.A.G. (Teen Action Group) is Back!

Need volunteer hours?

Participate in a number of ways:

  • Provide ideas and feedback to help us develop new services and resources for youth.
  • Work on special projects, including a teen-authored newsletter.
  • Be a positive advocate for the library in the community.
  • Attend and participate in monthly meetings.
  • ... and more!

Registration required. Application forms are available at the library or online
beginning January 4 and will be accepted at any time. Click here for an online form.

Orientation session Saturday, January 23 / 2:30 p.m. / Main Library