Art Display

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

 

Submissions are currently closed. 

 

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 

Book Club

Bridgenorth Book Club:

The regular Bridgenorth Book Club is currently on hold due to COVID-19. 

If you would like to join the virtual Book Club, please email Heather or call 705 292-5065.

 

Ennismore Book Club:

The regular Ennismore Book Club is currently on hold due to COVID-19

 If you would like to join the virtual Book Club, please email Sarah J. or call 705 292-8022.

 

Lakefield Book Club:

The Lakefield Book Club is currently on hold due to COVID-19

eBook Support

eBook help is here! We will help you get your tablet or eReader setup and ready for downloading and reading eBooks. We will also assist in any technical issues you are having with eBooks and audiobooks. Please call the library or email Heidi to set up an appointment.

Film Club

Like a book club, but with movies! 

Each month participants will watch a movie on Hoopla (free for library patrons) individually at home as they have time. Then, join a zoom meetings to discuss that movie! No need to be a movie buff.

 

Online Film Club Movie: TBD

Zoom Meeting: Thursday, May 6th at 7:30 p.m.

Register for the Online Film Club

Genealogy Programs

Online Genealogy Programs with the Kawartha Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society

Join us on Zoom to learn about a variety of tools to assist you in your genealogical research with the Kawartha Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society.

Our presenter, Dr. Fraser Dunford has been involved in genealogy for over 35 years, has written six books and many articles on Genealogy.

 

Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy

This online workshop will cover the basics including getting started in genealogical research and useful records. Topics covered: family trees, family records, relationships, the importance of birth, marriage, and death records, and recording dates.

Monday, April 26, 1:00 p.m.

Register for Beginner's Guide to Genealogy 

 

Ontario Land Records

In this online workshop you will learn about the history of land settlement in Ontario, surveying a township, and land records (Crown to owner, owner to owner).

Wednesday, May 26, 1:00 p.m.

Register for Ontario Land Records

 

Ontario Municipal Records

In this online workshop you will learn about the history of Ontario municipal records and where to find them.

Monday, June 14, 1:00 p.m.

Register for Ontario Municipal Records 

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.

Move Forward Challenge

STEP 1: Register! Online (see below), by phone at 705-652-8623, or by emailing Kacie. All ages are welcome.

STEP 2: Get active! Walk, run, roll, bike, ski. Do anything either indoors or outdoors to propel yourself forward. Keep track of your mileage. Ensure physical distancing from others at all times. Treadmill or stationary bike can be used.

STEP 3: At the end of the month, email your mileage to Kacie. Participants who submit mileage will be entered in a grand prize draw. Each month the prize will be a $50 Gift Card from Runner’s Life in Peterborough.

 

If you are looking for a great read to motivate you to get outside and move forward, here is a list of great books available to borrow from the Selwyn Public Library. All of these books feature human resilience and fascinating athletic stories. 

Register for the Move Forward Challenge

Selwyn Tech Topics: Instructional Videos

In an effort to keep offering tech workshops and support, the library is now offering Selwyn Tech Topics. Instructional videos that can be viewed on YouTube, without an account, as many times as you like!

If there is a topic you'd like to see as a video, please email Heidi

Tech Topic video playlists

Snowbird Social

In an effort to keep our "Snowbirds" busy this winter, we created the Snowbird Social! Weekly activity pages for adults during the months of January - March. Activity packages included: brain teasers, word search, sudoku, jokes, colouring activities, and more.
The Snowbird Social is taking a break, but will resume in October 2021!

Trivia Night

April Trivia Night: Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day by putting your knowledge of earth – it’s species, geography, resources and threats – to the test!

Thursday, April 22nd at 8:30 p.m.

Register for April Trivia Night

Take-and-Make DIY Kit

A NEW program designed for adults looking to keep their hands busy and get their creative juices flowing! 
April DIY Kit: Pom Pom Sticks
Available at each library. *Call and request for curbside pickup.
DIY kits will be available while supplies last. 
April DIY kits

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