Please be advised that as a preventative measure to minimize the possible spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) through social distancing, all programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library are cancelled until April 4, 2020.

World of Wellness

Date: March 24 (cancelled), April 14 and 28, May 12 and 26

Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Presented by Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres, World of Wellness offers a variety of activities such as coffee and conversation, movies, crafts, yoga, painting and more! Registration not required. 


Date: April 9, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4
Time: 10:45 am

Ages 2, 3 and 4. Children, parents and caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, rhythm instruments and crafts. Registration required.


Date, Saturday, April 11, May 9, June 13
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Everyone is welcome to come and get creative with our bins of LEGO.

Stay and Play

Date: March 16 to March 21
Time: During open hours

Join us all week for "under the sea" crafts and activities. 

Sea Jewels - Cancelled

Date: Monday, March 16
Time: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Paint your own sea shell necklace. Drop in. 

Discover the Ocean - Cancelled

Date: Tuesday, March 17
Time: 2:30 pm

Join us for a short film, games and craft. Drop in. 

Magical Mermaids - Cancelled

Date: Wednesday, March 18
Time: 2:30 pm

Splish, Splash! Wallaceburg Branch is swimming with lots of fun activities. Join us for stories, songs, crafts and all things mermaid. Drop in.  

Under the Sea Storytime - Cancelled

Date: Thursday, March 19
Time: 10:45 am

Join us for fishy fun as we explore life under the sea!  Ages 2 and up. Drop in. 

The Silly Jellyfish Puppet Show - Cancelled

Date: Thursday, March 19
Time: 2:30 pm

Join Jellyfish on his adventure on land as he tries to save the Dragon Princess. All ages. Drop in.

Spring Card Making - Cancelled

Date: Tuesday, March 24
Time: 2:30 pm

Join Lu Flynn, a local artist, and make two cards to take home! Registration required. 

Adult Book Club - Cancelled

Date: Tuesday, March 31
Time: 6:30 pm

Join Tracy for a discussion about 'Daughters Who Walk This Place' by Yejide Kilanko.  Books are available at the Wallaceburg Branch. Registration is not required.

Tech Connect

Date: April 7, May 5, June 2
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm by appointment

Library databases, apps, digitizing photos, email, social media, tablet and iPad basics. Free one-on-one assistance.

Annual Used Book Sale

Date: April 20 to April 25
Time: Open hours at Wallaceburg Branch

Looking for some books to take camping or to the cottage? This is the place to buy them!
April 25 – Special price. Fill a bag provided by us for $5

Fun With Watercolours Workshop

Date: Tuesday, April 21
Time: 2:30 pm

Join us for a basic introduction to the wonderful world of water colour painting. Experiment with our supplies and go home with a small project of your own. Ages 16+. Registration required.

PA Day Stuffy Storytime

Date: Friday, April 24
Time: 11:00 am

Join us for a stuffy storytime and leave your bestie for an overnight adventure. You can pick up your stuffy the following day between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.

CK Reads Adult Book Club

Date: Tuesday, April 28
Time: 6:30 pm

Join Tracy for a discussion about the book, "Still Life" by Louise Penny. Pick up your copy today! Registration not required.

CK Reads Paint Party

Thursday, April 30
2:30 to 4:00 pm or 6:00 to 7:30 pm

This year Chatham-Kent Public Library (CKPL) will be concluding its 2020 CK Reads program with a series of “Paint Parties” hosted at all 11 CKPL branches during the last two weeks of April. Art and community are major themes in “Still Life”, so to celebrate the end of our 2020 CK Reads program we are inviting community members to visit a CKPL branch and create a painting that represents Chatham-Kent or depicts a favourite Chatham-Kent event or activity. You don’t have to be an artist to participate! All ages and skill levels are welcome and all supplies will be provided. Light refreshments will also be made available. 

Adult Colouring and Puzzles

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Ages: Open to all

What a great way to spend a few minutes or hours! Colouring is a great way to de-stress and relax. Open to everyone ages 16 and older. We even provide the materials! We have a large poster to complete that reads, "Love Your Library." Drop in. 

Scrabble Club

Date: Wednesday afternoons 
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

How do you spell fun? S-C-R-A-B-B-L-E! Drop in to the Wallaceburg Branch for a friendly game. All skills levels are welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one from the library. Registration is not required.

Chicks with Sticks

Date: Thursday afternoons
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 pm 

Do you like to knit or crochet? Would you like to learn how? Join us every Thursday afternoon to trade patterns, give suggestions or to learn how to knit or crochet. Always something different for the change in season!

Group / School Visits

Class visits or group visits are always welcome at the Wallaceburg Branch. Come for a visit, browse the books, find out about our free databases or participate in a program designed just for you. Contact our staff 519.627.5292 to arrange a visit. Visits are arranged around the needs of the class and teacher.