Tuesdays at 10:00 am, September 11 to November 27
Thursdays at 10:00 am, September 13 to November 29
Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children 0 to 5 years! Drop in, no registration required.
Wednesdays at 10:00 am, September 12 to November 28
Songs, rhymes, and stories for children 0 to 24 months and their caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. Please bring a blanket to sit on.
Therapy Dog Saturdays
Chatham-Kent Public Library, in partnership with St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs, is pleased to offer Therapy Dog Saturdays.
Everyone is welcome and no registration is required. Drop in to say hi or stay a while! Therapy Dog Saturdays are open to all ages.
Chatham Branch Meeting Room
Saturdays from 10:30 am until 11:30 am
Countryside Knitting Club
Next meeting: Wednesday, November 21
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
The Countryside Knitting Club meets monthly (September - June) at the Chatham Branch of CKPL and new members are welcome! All meetings take place on the third Wednesday of each month from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Participants are encouraged to bring their own knitting needles and yarn. During meetings new techniques are demonstrated, members bring in items for ‘show and tell’, items are collected for charity, and members work to solve each other’s knitting issues. Registration is not required.
Sensory Programs for Adult Special Populations
Adults with special needs are invited to monthly Sensory Programs at the Chatham Branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library.
All abilities welcome. Registration is not required.
Chatham Branch Meeting Room
Mondays at 9:30 am
Books and Tea with Michelle: A Seniors Book Club
Come out and meet new friends as you share your love of books over a cup of tea with Michelle. For more information, please contact the Chatham Branch at 519.354.2940.
3:00 pm, Chatham Branch Meeting Room
November 28 - "The Shack" by William P. Young
CKPL Chess Club
Date: every Tuesday evening
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Chatham Branch Community Living Cafe.
CKPL Chess Club is a drop-in program open to all ages and all skill levels. Bring your own board or borrow one from the Library. Registration not required.
PD Day - Karaoke & Dance Party
Friday, November 23, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
It's time to party! Choose your favourite karaoke song and dance your heart out! Everyone welcome. Drop in!
November is “Make a Will” Month
Have You Made Your Will?
Date: Saturday, November 24
Time: 2:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate “Make a Will Month” by attending a free legal information workshop presented by Whittal and Company in partnership with the Ontario Bar Association. Learn the significance of having a will, the value of Estate Planning and the importance of Power of Attorney. Registration not required.
Thursday, December 6
7:00 to 8:00 pm
The holidays can be expensive but CKPL is here to help! Save your hard earned cash by DIY-ing some gifts for your family and friends. We'll provide the supplies to make up to 3 homemade gifts. Ages 16+. Registration
Chatham Children's Winter Holiday Programs
|Saturday, December 1, 2:00 to 4:00 pm||Steal Christmas Back from the Grinch||Bring your Who-fam to Mount Crumpit to steal Christmas back from the Grinch! Solve puzzles, work through riddles, unlock clues, and bring back "the presents! The ribbons! The wrappings! The tags! And the tinsel! The trimmings! The trappings!" Drop in.|
|Monday, December 3, 6:30 to 8:00 pm||Hour of Code||Let CK Cyber Pack introduce you to coding. All skill levels welcome. They will be bringing their super cool robot with them, too! Drop in.|
|Tuesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 6, 6:30 to 7:30 pm||DIY Ornaments||Personalize your tree with a special ornament made at CKPL! Drop in.|
|Saturday, December 8, 11:00 am||Holiday Concert with Dan Davidson||Sing along to all the holiday classics! Everyone is welcome. The more the merrier!|
|Thursday, December 13, 6:30 pm||"Polar Express" Storytime||Get into the holiday spirit with this classic tale. Activities and craft to follow. Drop in.|
|Friday, December 28, 10:30 am || Sun Rays for Winter Days|| Have fun finding ways to bring a little light into dreary days through seasonal stories and punched tin warm window art. Drop in.|
|Saturday, December 29, 11:30 am|| New Year's Eve Party!|| Ring in the new year CKPL style! Drop in.|
|Wednesday, January 2, 10:30 am|| Glow in the Dark Storytime|| It's lights out at the library for this special storytime! Drop in.|
|Thursday, January 3, 10:30 am|| Kid Cash|| Let's start saving for the New Year with the help of cash creatures and ama$ing activities. Drop in.|
|Friday, January 4, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm|| Day of the Unicorn|| Embrace your inner unicorn! Drop in for unicorn themed activities and join us for a very special storytime at 10:30 am!|
Die Cut Days
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Die cut machines punch themed shapes for classrooms, paper crafts, journals, and more! Bring your own paper/cardstock. Laminating service available.