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How-To Festival
October 16 to 21

Visit the Blenheim Branch this October to learn something new in 20 minutes or less. CKPL’s How-To Festival is in celebration of Ontario Public Library week and will take place from October 16 to 21.

Come to the Blenheim Branch during the How-To Festival and learn:

How-To Declutter Your Home
Presented by Sue Hawkins from Clutterbusters
Tuesday, October 17 at 2:00 pm

How-To Tie a Knot
Presented by Elliot Blackwell
Tuesday, October 17 at 6:00 pm

How-To Make an Origami Bookmark
Presented by CKPL Staff
Tuesday, October 17 at 6:00 pm

How-To Make a Cookie Mix in a Jar
Presented by CKPL Staff
Tuesday, October 17 at 6:30 pm
Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 pm

How-To Use Chopsticks
Presented by CKPL Staff
Drop-in
Wednesday, October 18
Friday, October 20 
Saturday, October 21

How-To Make a Rubber Band Bracelet
Presented by CKPL Staff
Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm

How-To Make Slime
Presented by CKPL Staff
Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 pm


Walk-a-Story

Join  us for Walk-a-Story for Remembrance Day in Blenheim. Watch for book pages on display from October 30 to November 11. At participating local businesses. For more information, please call the Blenheim Branch at 519.674.3174.

Need help? A Community Resource Advisor can help you....

  • Create and use email accounts
  • Complete online application forms
  • Find information on government websites
  • Use Facebook, Twitter, or other social media
  • Find resources in your community to  help with job search and much more!

Ask library staff about drop-in and appointment times.

Home Service

Home Service is offered to Chatham-Kent residents who are confined to a private residence or institution for 3 months or more as a result of ill health, physical, visual or age related disability. A library volunteer would be happy to deliver books to your home monthly. Please contact the Blenheim Branch for more information at 519.676.3174.

CKPL Grows Seed Library - Borrow. Grow. Return.

CKPL Grows Seed Library proves and opportunity for residents of Chatham-Kent to grow healthy gardens and have access to affordable food. Chatham-Kent Public Library members can borrow seeds for free, save the seeds they grow and return some of the seeds to the library at the end of the growing season. Due to the great success of this program, we would like to expand our service for the 2018 growing season. If you have any seeds to share with others, please bring them to your local branch for next year's crop.

Service to Serenity Home Retirement Residence in Blenheim  

Once a month, a volunteer delivers large print books to Serenity Retirement Residence. The date of the delivery is the first Thursday of the month. If you are interested in receiving a book delivery, please contact the Blenheim Branch at 519.676.3174 for more information.

Settlement Services

Date: Fourth Thursday of every month
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Are you a newcomer to Canada? Settlement Services can help you with immigration issues, legal issues, education, housing and more. For information, please call 519.354.7424.

Group / School Visits

Class visits or group visits are always welcome at the Blenheim Branch. Come for a visit, browse the books, find out about our free databases or participate in a program designed just for you! Contact the Blenheim Staff to arrange a visit 519.676.3174. Visits are arranged around the needs of the class and teacher.

Speak Out! Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Do you have a program or activity you would like to see at the Blenheim Branch? Give us your feedback concerning dates and types of programs that interest you! What have you enjoyed in the past and what would you like to see in the future? Contact Lucie at the Blenheim Branch at 519.676.3174. 



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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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