Stay and Play Activities

Come to the library to enjoy a "make and take craft" or play a game. Each week will feature something different. Drop in.

March Break Programming

Join Wendy, Peter, Tinker Bell and friends in Never Never Land! Dress up as your favorite character and come out for some fun activities.

Movie Madness

Join us for a different kid's movie screening throughout the week in the children's area. Bring your own blankets and settle in for a movie after our activities.

Monday, March 11 at 1:30 pm – "Babar: The Movie"
Tuesday, March 12 at 1:30 pm – "Maya The Bee"
Thursday, March 14 at 1:30 pm – "Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars"
Friday, March 15 at 1:30 pm - episodes of "Arthur" (TV show) 

Pirate Games

Date: Monday, March 11
Time: 12:30 pm
Join us at the Tilbury Branch for 'Minute to Win It' style games. Make sure to brush up on your pirate skills (or you might have to walk the plank!). All ages. Drop in.

Treasure Hunt Tuesday

Date: Tuesday, March 12
Time: 12:30 pm
Beware! Something dangerous has taken the library treasure. Do you think you can defeat it? Complete your treasure hunter training to battle the dangerous creature. All ages. Drop in.

How to Find a Summer Job

Date: Thursday, March 14
Time: 12:30 pm
Ready to leave childhood behind but not sure what's out there? Staff will help with your search to find a summer job. 14+. Drop in.

Fairy Celebration

Date: Thursday, March 14
Time: 12:30 pm
Faith, trust and pixie dust! Flit around the library through our obstacle course and rescue some baby bumblebees. Use found objects to make a sun catcher. All ages. Drop in. 

March Madness: Library Edition

February 25 to April 8
Just like in the NCAA, one book will make it through six round to become the Ultimate Read. Visit the Tilbury Branch each week during the battle to cast your vote and see which books have made it to the next round! Ages 14+. Drop in.  

Adult Book Club (First Tuesday of the Month)

Dates: March 5, April 2
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to join in a lively discussion of each month's chosen book. Call or visit the branch to request your copy! Drop in. 

March – Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
April – the Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Paint Night

Date: March 7, April 4 (First Thursday of the month)
Time: 6:00 pm
Join our free monthly 'Paint Nights' where you can express yourself, explore with colour, learn new skills, and meet new people with similar interests!
Open to everyone ages 14+. Registration is required. Please call 519.682.0100 or go to and use keywords 'Paint Night' to reserve your spot.

Introduction to Ancestry

Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 2:00 pm
Join staff at the Tilbury Branch to learn how to use Ancestry (Library Edition) to explore your family history. Drop in.

Card Making Classes with Jenn Ford from CK Connections

          Date: Tuesday, March 19
          Time: 6:00 pm
          Cost: $10/person

Make 3 cards – Lucky I Have You, Rainbow Wishes and one neutral - Choose Your Sentiment. Cost is $10.00 per person. You are asked to supply your own glue/tape if possible. All other supplies are included. Registration is required. Please call 519.682.0100 or go to and use keywords 'Card Making' to reserve your spot.

          Date: Tuesday, April 9
          Time: 6:00 pm
          Cost: $10/person

Make 3 cards – 1 each of Easter, Spring and Mother's Day. Cost is $10.00 per person. You are asked to supply your own glue/tape if possible. All other supplies are included. Registration is required. Please call 519.682.0100 or go to and use keywords 'Card Making' to reserve your spot.

Transform Your Life with Positive Thinking

Join Jackie Lefebvre as she uses visualization and meditation techniques to help you transform your life with positive thinking. Bring paper and pen to learn a little more about yourself. Drop in. 

Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 6:00 pm
As spring quickly approaches, it's time to declutter what no longer serves you. Physical, mental and emotional clutter can fill up your life so that you don't have room for new things to emerge. Learn some easy techniques to declutter your life on all levels. Drop in. 

Date: Thursday, April 18
Time: 6:00 pm
Finding Joy
Joy is a decision, a really brave one, about how you are going to live your life. We will discuss how actively seeking joy can create a lasting change. Learn a few easy tricks to actively seek more joy. Drop in.

Epilepsy Awareness Workshop

Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 6:00 pm
1 of 10 of us can have a seizure at any time. Do you know what to do? Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario will be at the branch to answer your questions and to help you with seizure identification, epilepsy information and seizure first aid. Drop in. 

TechConnect at the Tilbury Branch

When: by appointment
Tablet? iPad? Smartphone? eReader? Laptop? MacBook? Have some tech questions? We can help! Sessions are 45 minutes in length. Bring your device along for one-on-one technical help. Call the Tilbury Branch at 519.682.0100 to book a free, 45 minute session.

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Settlement Services

Date: 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.

Group / School Visits

Class visits or group visits are always welcome at the Tilbury Branch. Come for a visit, browse the books, find out about our free databases or participate in a program designed just for you. We are also available to come out to your location. Contact our staff to arrange a visit. 519.682.0100. Visits are arranged around the needs of the class and teacher.

Home Service to Hudson Manor

Twice a month, a volunteer delivers large or regular print books to rooms at the Hudson Manor retirement residence. If you are interested in receiving a book delivery, please call the Tilbury Branch or Hudson Manor for more information.