Epilepsy And Seizure First Aid – Seizure 101

Date: Tuesday, March 19 
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 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.

Stay & Play

Every day the Dresden Branch has drop-in activities in the children's area. Bring your friends and let them see how much fun you can have at CKPL's Dresden Branch!

Morning Storytime

This Preschool morning storytime will start up again on:
Dates: Wednesday, February 13
Time: 10:00 to 11:00 am

Twilight Tales

This family storytime will start up again on:
Dates: Thursday, February 14 
Time: 6:30 to 7:00 pm

BYOB (Bring Your Own 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 great discussions. Newcomers are always welcome. Call the branch if you have questions. 519.683.4922.

January- Something by Lillian Jackson Braun 
February- Something by Sandra Brown
March- Something by Annie Murray
April- Something by Mark Billingham
May- One of the Harry Bosch books by Michael Connelly

Settlement Services

Date: the first Thursday of every month
Time: 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Are you a newcomer to Canada? Settlement Services can help with immigration issues, legal issues, education, housing and more. For more information, please call 519.354.7424.

Community Navigators

In partnership with Employment and Social Services, Chatham-Kent Public Library can help connect you with community services, fill in applications and more. Open to all, with the help of a Community Navigator, CKPL can:

  • provide one-on-one instruction in accessing government, social and health services online
  • assist with completing online forms and applications
  • help with referrals to community agencies
  • provide employment support and referrals to employment support agencies
  • help to identifying continuing learning opportunities based on your individual needs
  • wellness visits

To make an appointment with a Community Navigator, please contact Dresden Branch for information on available appointments!

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 janpad04@hotmail.com.