Stay & Play Activities

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

Curious George Family Storytime

Date: Thursday, February 8
Time: 6:00 pm 
Come and monkey around with Curious George! Listen to stories, do some activities and have a barrel full of fun! All ages welcome. Drop in.

Adult Book Club

Dates: February 9, March 6 (First Tuesday of the Month)
Time: 6:00 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!

Workshops at the Tilbury Leisure Centre, Present by Tilbury Branch Staff

1) What is Etsy?

Date: Thursday, February 8
Time: 2:30 pm 
Learn about the online shopping site where people sell homemade products. 

2) Learn to Clean Green 

Date: Thursday, March 8
Time: 2:30 pm 
Interested in being more environmental around the house without breaking the bank? Learn easy steps to cleaning the green way in your home. 

Is it Fake News? 

Date: Tuesday, February 13
Time: 3:30 pm 
Wondering if the stories in your newsfeed are actually real? Come out and learn how to spot fake news!

Card Making with Jenn Ford from CK Card Connection

1) Make a Valentines ' Day Card

Date: Tuesday, February 13
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 pm 
Cost: $12.00 per person
Make three Valentine's Day cards. Please supply your own glue/tape if possible. All other supplies are included.

2) Make a St. Patrick's Day Card

Date: Tuesday, March 20
Time: 6:00 to 7:30 pm 
Cost: $12.00 per person
Make three St. Patrick's Day cards. Please supply your own glue/tape if possible. All other supplies are included. 

Transform Your Life with Positive Thinking Workshop with Jackie Lefebvre

Walk the pathway to self-discovery, take the opportunity to know a little bit more about yourself, and learn to love yourself more. Drop in. 

1) Giving

Date: Thursday, February 15
Time: 6:00 pm 
Giving engenders receiving, and receiving engenders giving. We will discuss how to apply this principle in our everyday lives. 

2) Celebrating You

Date: Thursday, March 15
Time: 6:00 pm 
Learn about the importance of celebrating all your wins, no matter the size. We will also discuss how we can include celebrations into our daily routine. 

Film Club 

Dates: January 25, February 22, March 29 (last Thursday of the month)
Time: 6:00 pm 
Enjoy movies? Like to critique them? Join us at the Tilbury Branch on the last Thursday of each month starting in January to discuss a movie. Movie titles will be available for viewing the month before. January title: "Batman".

Paint Night

Dates: February 1, March 1 (first Thursday of the month)
Time: 6:00 pm 
Everyone is welcome to join us for a fun hour of painting at the Tilbury Branch. No experience required. Each month will have a different theme to paint. Registration is required. Please call 519.682.0100 or search 'Paint Night' at

Adult Coloring or Puzzling

Date: every Tuesday
Time: 12:00 to 8:00 pm 
Ages: All ages welcome
Please join us every Tuesday to de-stress and relax with our awesome colouring materials and colouring pages or work on a puzzle. Materials are supplied. Drop in.

One-on-One Book Chats at the Tilbury Branch

When: by appointment
Finding the search for a good book a little overwhelming? Need some suggestions? Meet with Jessica for a personal, one-on-one session to help you find your next great read! Call the Tilbury Branch at 519.682.0100 to book a free, 45 minute session. 

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  • Create and use email accounts

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  • Use Facebook, Twitter, or other social media

  • Find resources in your community to assist with job search and much more!
    Ask your librarian about drop-in & appointment times.

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.