Get Your Summer Read On! TD Summer Reading Club
Sign up for TD Summer Reading Club! Registration starts June 22 for this wonderful summer program. Drop in to sign your child up for a summer of literacy fun! Dive into areas that fascinate you and explore new ideas that spark your interest, through books, programs and conversations.
A big thank you to our Summer Reading Club donors that provided funding to purchase our fabulous prizes. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the summer.
Joan and Lorne Thrower
Kimberly Hearing Clinic
Blenheim Loony Loonie Plus
So, kids, don't forget to sign up and get your ballots for some awesome prizes!
Blenheim Branch August programs include:
|Name of Program||Date/Time||Brief Description|
|Birds are singing at the library this week!||July 31, 10:30 Age 4-7||Meet some of your local birds and help us identify them.|
|August 1, 1:00 Age +8|
|Library meet Rondeau Park!||August 7, 10:30 Age 4-7||Rondeau Park is coming to the library to meet you.|
|August 8, 1:00 pm Age 8+|
|August 10, 10:30 Age pre-school|
|Party ||August 15, 1:00 |
Miss T the Bubble Queen
Blenheim United Church
Sponsored by the Louise Schryver Estate
Read with a Wrestler!
Date: Thursday, August 29
Time: 1:30 pm
Cody Deaner has been a professional wrestler since 2000. He has wrestled across North America for the largest companies in the USA and Canada, including WWE and IMPACT Wrestling. Deaner has been a motivational speaker since 2013. He delivers engaging and dynamic presentations, using the power of storytelling to teach important life principles. Read with a Wrestler is a free event that is best suited to children 8 to 12 years of age. No registration required. Deaner will share his love of reading and his personal wrestling experiences with the audience.
Mystery of the Honey Hives & Honey Testing
Date: Thursday, September 19
Time: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Join Denise Dodman here at the Blenheim Library she will do a talk on beekeeping and also bring some honey for tasting.
Registration not required. For more information call 519.365.5132.
Chatham-Kent Public Library ID Clinic
Date: Thursday, September 19
Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
We can assist with applying for a Birth Certificate and/or Photo ID Card. First come, first served! Call us at 519.676.3174 to find out what you need to bring!
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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- Complete online application forms
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- Find resources in your community to help with job search and much more!
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.