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Dresden Branch invites you to join us!

Sign up for TD Summer Reading Club beginning Saturday, June 24!

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TD Summer Reading Club 2017

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Book Club
Date: Second Tuesday of the month
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm 

Each month will be a different theme for this book club for adults. There is no registration, so just read (or listen to) a book from the month's theme and then join us for lots of laughter.

August - Seniors in Literature
September - True Crime
October - Cozy mystery
November - Book assigned by another book club member

It's time for 2017's TD Summer Reading Club, 'Salut!', and we are very excited to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary! We have lots of programs planned:

Loonie Tuesdays
Time: 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Ages: 7 to 13

Date: Tuesday, August 1
It's true! Keith is coming back to play one of his awesome mini war games! No registration is necessary. These games are best for older kids and adults.

Date: Tuesday, August 8
Hockey is the theme for the final week of Summer Reading and we have some great games to play.       

Maple Leaf Mayhem
Dates: Wednesdays, until August 9
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Ages: 5 to 12

Is that a real beaver? Come and see on August 2. Then on August 9, check out the cool things Jenn has ready for you.

Twilight Tales
Dates: Thursdays, until August 10
Time: 6:30 to 7:00 pm
Ages: family

Family storytime that gets everyone up and moving! Bring a blanket because we will be outside.

Mini Moose Storytime
Dates: Fridays, until August 11
Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am
Ages: 0 to 5

Stories, songs and fun for the wee ones!

Stay & Play 'Eh
Dates: Saturdays, until August 12
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Ages: all ages

What fun will you find on the Saturday table?

Agri-Magic Show
Date: Thursday, August 17
Time: 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Ages: all ages

Let's celebrate the end of TD Summer Reading Club with a little magic! Daniel Steep's show is high energy and interactive. The whole family will have a great time. Don't forget to bring your friends because it's FREE!

Win a Free Book!

Thank you Dresden IODE! Dresden IODE has purchased books for all ages and is giving them away! All you have to do is visit Dresden's Foodland or the Dresden Branch, CKPL, and fill out a ballot for your chance to win! For the last 3 weeks of summer, we will be drawing a name from the following book categories:
-Books for babies
-Preschool picture books
-Early school age books
-Tween books
If your name is pulled, you win that pile of books! Good luck!

Friends of the Dresden Library

The Friends of the Dresden Library is a volunteer group focused on raising money to help enhance programs. Anyone is welcome to join this group and your assistance is greatly appreciated by the Dresden Branch staff. For information, please call 519.683.4922 or email

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Last updated:
Friday, September 22, 2017
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