Art Display

Bridgenorth Library Art Display 

Drop by the Bridgenorth Library during open hours, and enjoy paintings by different artists each month.

April Artist: Peter Maskens SPARK Photo Festival


Link to SPARK website 

Images from Peterborough County (and a recent trip to Arizona)

Peter Maskens

"Our world is replete with elements which once transformed by the creative process become art.

I am inspired by the interplay of light, shape and texture in natural and urban environments.

Most of the images displayed were captured with an iPhone." -Peter Maskens


Submission Information  

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 


An Afternoon of Wellness -

Presented in Partnership with Community Care Chemung

afternoon of wellness event

Movie Night at the Bridgenorth Library

Movie Night is finished for the season. It will resume in the Fall of 2024. Thank you for your support! 

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

NEW: Walk and Talk Book Club

walk and talk book club

Join Heather for some fresh air and casual chat about books.  Meet at the Brumwell Street access to the B.E.L. Rotary Trail in Bridgenorth for 10:30 a.m. Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Don't forget your water, sunscreen, bug spray, and anything else you might need. Our walk will be cancelled if the weather is inclement. 

Contact Heather at or 705-292-5065 if you have any questions.


April 22, May 27, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 23

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Brumwell Street trailhead for B.E.L. Rotary Trail in Bridgenorth

Register for Walk and Talk Book Club

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


Sharing Dance 2024


Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Older Adults


What is Sharing Dance?

• A 60-minute dance class that is adaptable to varying levels of physical and cognitive abilities

• Classes are creative and incorporate a variety of musical and dance styles

 How are these classes delivered?

• Classes are taught from Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto, and delivered to your community via video streaming.

 This class is for you if:

• You want to exercise, socialize and have fun

• You enjoy moving to beautiful music!


Questions?   Email


Begins the week of April 8 for six weeks.

Bridgenorth Library: Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m.

Register for Bridgenorth 

Lakefield Library (Centennial Room): Fridays @10:30 a.m.

Register for Lakefield


If the program is full, please add yourself to the Waitlist.

Sharing Dance Waitlist

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.


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