Stay & Play Activities

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

Advent Calendar of Books

Dates: December 17 to 30
Stop in to the Tilbury Branch every day during open hours and pick up a wrapped children's book from our Advent Calendar. 

Pop-Up Storytimes

Dates: December 17 to January 4 (Monday to Friday)
Bring the kids on by the Tilbury Branch, you never know when a snowy storytime will pop up! Drop in.

Winter Painting Fun

Date: Thursday, December 27
Time: 12:30 pm
Easy beginner winter painting project for the kids.

Don't Poke the Bear!

Date: Thursday, January 3
Time: 12:30 pm
Learn about animals that hibernate in wintertime!

Paint Night

Date: January 3, February 7 (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 search.ckpl.ca and use keywords 'Paint Night' to reserve your spot.

Adult Book Club 

Dates: January 8, February 5 (First Tuesday of the Month)
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!

January – Mrs. Sherlock Holmes / Brad Ricca
February – CK Reads pick!

Transform Your Life with Positive Thinking

Everyday Miracles

Date: Thursday, January 17
Time: 6:00 pm

Every single day holds an abundance of miracles. Are you acknowledging and appreciating the miracles that show up for you every day? We will discuss how noticing miracles can help you to feel better in all areas of your life. Drop in.

Sticking With Change

Date: Thursday, February 21
Time: 6:00 pm

Change can be difficult. So many times we abandon our new habits and fall back to the old. Explore why we tend to fall back to the old. Learn a technique to help move forward with your desired changes.  Drop in.

Card Making Classes with Jenn Ford from CK Connections

Make 3 All Occasion cards

Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: $10/person

Make 3 cards about any occasion theme. 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 search.ckpl.ca and use keywords 'Card Making' to reserve your spot.

Make 3 Celebration Cards

Date: Tuesday, February 12
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: $10/person

Make 3 cards – 1 Valentine, 1 Wedding, 1 Anniversary. 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 search.ckpl.ca and use keywords 'Card Making' to reserve your spot.

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.