all programs are currently suspended during the COVID19 pandemic
Tuesdays at 1:00pm
If you're looking for something to do on a Tuesday afternoon, check out our weekly bridge club! Our bridge players are more than willing to teach beginners how to play if you don't already know.
An open sewing group for those looking to sew in a social environment, as well as exchange tips and patterns and show off your latest work. Sewing machines are not provided.
Sew N' Sews
Wednesdays at 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesdays at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Enjoy a meditative session of yoga for free at Emond Hall (Hastings Highlands Centre Gymnasium) with licensed instructor Eleanor.
Wednesdays at 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Want to learn more about your family history, or work on compiling your very own family tree? Come to the library on Wednesday afternoons! Drop-in's and booked consultations are both welcome, call Pat Lavoy at 613-334-1214 for an appointment. Computers are provided but if you have your own, bringing it would be appreciated as computers are limited.
Knitting, Crocheting & Embroidery
Wednesdays at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Bring your knitting, crocheting and embroidery work to the library and sit by the fireplace with others to socialize and exchange tips while you work. Beginners are welcome, as there are teaching opportunities for you to learn.
3rd Thursday of the Month at 1pm
An open, no-obligation book club that meets once every month. Just ask at the front desk for a copy of what the book club is reading. Meetings are led by our Info Services Librarian.
Currently Reading: A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
Thursdays at 1:00pm
A drop-in scrabble group that plays every week. Enjoy coffee, snacks, and socializing with this laidback group.
Music in the Library
Every other Friday at 10:00am
A music group that performs in the library every other Friday morning.
Youth & Children's Programs
Reading, Rhyming & Running Around
Tuesdays from 10:30am to 12:00pm
Drop-in toddler group run by Deb Jeffrey and the MNO, "Reading, Rhyming & Running Around" features a story, craft, snacks, and time to play in the Hastings Highlands Centre gymnasium for your toddlers. Older siblings are also welcome, and if you'd like to bring a helmet, we have tricycles the toddlers can ride!
Youth Community Hub
Thursdays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
A youth group that meets every Tuesday evening for snacks and social time. The Youth Community Hub also sometimes organizes or volunteers for events, attends workshops, and more. The group is a drop-in group, and all are welcome. Check their calendar for a list of events and programs!
Come Drum With Me
Thursdays from 10:00am to 11:00am
Sponsored by the EarlyOn Child & Family Centre, Come Drum With Me is a toddler group that specializes literacy through drumming and teaches Indigenous cultural awareness through songs and music.