Blenheim Branch March Update:
Epilepsy And Seizure First Aid – Seizure 101
Date: Tuesday, March 28
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Presented by Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario
Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario developed Seizures 101 presentations to educate adults of all ages about epilepsy and seizure first aid. The presentation aims to dispel myths, explain epilepsy, how seizures occur and how seizure disorders are diagnosed, managed and treated. Participants will be able to identify different types of seizures, implement appropriate seizure first aid techniques and accommodate people living with epilepsy.
Registration not required. For more information call 519.365.5132.
CKPL Grows Seed Library
Date: Launching Wednesday, March 20
Borrow seeds for free, save the seeds you grow, and return some of the seeds back to the library at the end of the growing season.
CKPL Grows Seed Library provides an opportunity for residents of Chatham-Kent to grow healthy gardens, have access to affordable food and create beautiful spaces in their own backyards and local communities. Chatham-Kent Public Library members can borrow seeds for free, save the seeds they grow, and return some of the seeds back to the library at the end of the growing season. CKPL Grows Seed Libraries are available at the Blenheim, Chatham, Merlin, Ridgetown, Thamesville, Tilbury and Wallaceburg Branches.
Pop by any participating branch starting March 20 and get your seeds for the growing season!
Date: Tuesday afternoons
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
How do you spell fun? S-C-R-A-B-B-L-E! Drop in to the Blenheim Branch for a friendly game. All skills levels are welcome.
Registration is not required.
Stay and Play Activities
Stop by and check out our Stay and Play activity table. Something fun each week! Everyone welcome.
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Ask library staff about drop-in and appointment times.
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.
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.
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.