Hallowe'en Fun at the Library

Date: Thursday, October 31
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Drop by the Ridgetown Branch for a spooky surprise, it will be ghoulishly fun!  

Think Outside the Walls

Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Find out how to access your account, search for items, place, manage, and modify holds, make purchase suggestions and pay fines online on Tuesday, November 12 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and on Thursday, November 26 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.  We will also help you to access CKPL's ebooks, eaudiobooks, evideos and emagazines! No registration required.

Paint Night!

Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 6:30 pm

Everyone is welcome to join us at the Ridgetown Branch for Paint Night. No experience required. Each month will have a different theme to paint. To register, please call 519.674.3121 or search keywords "Ridgetown Paint Night" at search.ckpl.ca. 

Book Club

Date: Monday, November 18
Time: 1:00 pm

Book Club will be discussing "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. No registration is required and copies of the book can be picked up at the Ridgetown Branch prior to the November meeting.

Pulled String Art Night

Date: Thursday, November 21
Time: 6:30 pm

Get a little messy as we use string and paint to create unique pieces of pulled string art! Registration is required. To register, please call 519.674.3121 or search keywords "Ridgetown string art" at search.ckpl.ca

Make A Mini Wooden Snowman or Snowwoman

Date: Friday, November 22
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

We will be making mini snow people at the Ridgetown Branch. Come and join us as we prepare for the brrrry weather! Registration is required, please call 519.674.3121 or search keywords "Ridgetown Mini Snowmen" at search.ckpl.ca. 

Think Outside the Walls

Date: Tuesday, November 26
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Find out how to access your account, search for items, place, manage, and modify holds, make purchase suggestions and pay fines online. We will also help you to access CKPL's ebooks, eaudiobooks, evideos and emagazines! No registration required.

Community Open House

Date: Thursday, November 28
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us for a community open house to chat with the Chief Librarian/CEO about library service in Ridgetown and area! 

Broke Holidays at the Ridgetown Branch

Date: Thursday, December 5
Time: 6:30 pm

Low on cash this holiday season? Save some money by coming out to the Broke Holidays event on Thursday, December 5 at 6:30 pm. Participants at this crafty event will be able to make gifts that are pleasing to the eye and easy on the wallet; perfect for that special someone, or for that third cousin who insists on getting you something every year. Registration is required, everyone is most welcome. Please call 519.674.3121 or search keyword "Ridgetown Broke Holidays" at search.ckpl.ca. 

Think Outside the Walls

Date: Tuesday, December 10
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Find out how to access your account, search for items, place, manage, and modify holds, make purchase suggestions and pay fines online. We will also help you to access CKPL's ebooks, eaudiobooks, evideos and emagazines! Thousands of titles are available directly from your device for free with your library card. Registration is not required. 

Paint Night at the Library

Date: Tuesday, December 10
Time: 6:30 pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for a free fun hour of painting at the Ridgetown Branch. No experience required. Each month will have a different theme to paint. Registration required. Please call 519.674.3121 or search keyword "Ridgetown Paint Night" at search.ckpl.ca. 

Adult Book Club

Date: Monday, December 17
Time: 1:00 pm

Please join us for our Adult Book Club, we will be discussing "Becoming" by Michelle Obama. No registration is required. Copies of the book can be picked up at the Ridgetown Branch prior to the December meeting.

Tech Connect

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Have questions about your device? Can't connect to your social media? Maybe we can help! If you need one-on-one help for any technology-related basic training (Windows, iOS, cell phone, tablet etc.), sign up online at search.ckpl.ca (keyword "Ridgetown Tech Training") or contact the Ridgetown Branch at 519.674.3121. Please be specific as to the training needed in order for our staff to better prepare for your time with us.

Adult Colouring

Date: every Tuesday
Time: open hours
Ages: all ages welcome

Join us every Tuesday to de-stress and relax with our awesome colouring materials and colouring pages.

Settlement Services

Date: Third 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.

Need help? A Community Navigator can help you...

  • Create and use email accounts
  • Complete online application forms
  • Find information on government websites
  • Use Facebook, Twitter, or other social media
  • Find resources in your community to help with job search and much more!

Ask library staff about drop-in and appointment times.

Pop-Up Storytimes

Are you a daycare provider? Run a home daycare or homeschool your children? We offer Pop-Up Storytimes. Give us an hour's notice and we can provide a storytime for you and your group in the library. Maybe you would rather have us come to you? That too can be arranged! Please contact the Ridgetown Branch at 519.674.3121 and let us work together to keep our children reading!

Home Service

Library Home Service is offered to Chatham-Kent residents who are confined to a private residence or institution for three months or longer 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.

Service to Village on the Ridge Retirement Residence

Once a month, a volunteer delivers large print books to Village on the Ridge retirement residence. The date of delivery is the first Friday of the month. If you are interested in receiving a book delivery, please call the Ridgetown Branch for more information.

The Friends of the Ridgetown Library

Date: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 7:00 pm
New members are always welcome!