Art Display

Bridgenorth Library Art Display - September

Drop by the Bridgenorth Library during open hours, and enjoy paintings by Cynthia Allan.
View of the North: Paintings of the Kawarthas, Peterborough County and Algonquin Park.

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Bridgenorth Library Art Display - October
Drop by the Bridgenorth Library during open hours, and enjoy paintings by Nan Williamson.

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Bridgenorth Library Art Display - Call for Entry

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Submission Information

The Bridgenorth Library is inviting local artists to submit samples of their work for display at the library in 2024.

Submissions are accepted from September 18 to October 31, and will be reviewed in November.  We exhibit two-dimensional works including paintings, drawings, mixed media, photographs and prints.

We exhibit two-dimensional works including paintings, drawings, mixed media, photographs and prints at the Bridgenorth Library.


The Selwyn Public Library Art Display policy and Call for Entry form are available for review bellow and at the Bridgenorth Library.
Please contact Heather Jamieson at 705-292-5065 or email Heather for more information or to submit the completed Call for Entry form.

Art Display Policy

Call for Entry

Art Craft Display Waiver 

Movie Night at the Bridgenorth Library

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Movie Night is back at the Bridgenorth Library!
Date: Wednesday, October 18
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bridgenorth Library
Cost: Suggested donation of $2
Register for October Movie Night 

Book Bag

Would you like the library to put together a mystery book bag for you?

Each book bag will include 4 books based on the genre or author you select. 

Available at all three library locations. 

Request a mystery book bag

Book Club

Bridgenorth Book Club:

Second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. 
Bridgenorth Book Club is currently full, but take a look at their Book List.


Ennismore Book Club:

Once a month, Monday morning at 11:00 a.m. 
Ennismore Book Club Book List.

To register for the Ennismore Book Club, email Sarah Jones or call 705 292-8022.

Home Library Delivery

The Selwyn Public Library and Community Care Chemung are offering Home Library Service. This service provides delivery of library materials to homebound persons residing in Bridgenorth and Ennismore.

For more information please contact Sarah Jones, Ennismore librarian, at 705 292 8022.

Home Library Service Application

Simply complete the form and submit it. We will contact you once it has been received.

Indigenous Resources

The Selwyn Public Library has materials for all ages to learn more about Indigenous history, including the Indian Residential School experience, and the ongoing Truth & Reconciliation process. 

View our Indigenous Resources web page

Monthly Mending

Bring in an item that needs mending, and our sewing expert from The Sewing School in Peterborough will help you out!

Sewing machine, tread, and basic supplies provided. No cost, donations welcome.

SPL Makerspace. 

Next meeting date TBD.

Needlework Group

The Needlework Group with the Makerspace is a place and time to gather, work on independent projects, socialize, and support each other.

Knitting, crochet, and cross-stich welcome.

Note: no formal teaching is being provided.

Needlework Group will run:

First Tuesday of the month 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (drop-in)

First Wednesday of the month 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (drop-in)

SPL Makerspace. 1 Bridge St., Lakefield

Needlework Group poster


SPL Makerspace

To view the full list of Makerspace programs, please visit the SPL Makerspace page.  

Take a Seed, Leave a Seed @ Ennismore Library

Stop by Ennismore Library to pick up some seeds and resources to help you start growing your garden this spring! If you have extra seeds to share, leave them in a sealed and labelled envelope for others to enjoy. This program is offered in partnership with the Ennismore Garden Club to encourage community members to grown their own food and flowers, promote healthy eating and increase awareness of self-sustaining gardens.


Technology Help


Need some assistance with your phone, computer, or other devices? Free one-on-one technology help is now available. Our Digital Literacy Assistant is able to answer your technology questions and walk you through how to use your devices and optimize your time online. Book your time in advance by phoning your local branch.

Lessons are currently available on the following days:

  • Mondays in Bridgenorth

    Call to book an appointment 

    (705) 292-5065 

  • Thursdays in Lakefield

    Call to request an appointment and our Digital Literacy Assistant, Jessica, will be in touch to schedule a time that works for you

    (705) 652-8623 

    or email her directly at to book direct. 

We may be able to arrange appointments in Ennismore for patrons unable or uncomfortable travelling to our Bridgenorth or Lakefield branches. To arrange an appointment at our Ennismore library please contact Jessica at 


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