Orangeville Public Library | Check It Out Newsletter | January 2021
Curbside Pick-up
During the provincial lockdown, the library is offering a curbside pick-up service Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mill St. location.


Grab n Go Bags: We select library materials for your family. Call 519-941-0610 or send us a quick email . Please include your child's age or reading level and the number of books you would like. We can select books for adults too!

There is no public access to the library during the lockdown. Although we are closed, library cards are still available. Apply Online
Discover Online Services
Your library card is your gateway to our Online Services. The digital library includes eBooks, audiobooks, newspapers and magazines, online courses and interactive educational databases for kids.

Discover all the library's Online Services in our A to Z listing. Canadian Reference Centre and World Book Early Learning are ideal for school projects.

Online access to current newspapers (same day) and magazines from over 100 countries in over 60 languages. Sign in using the Library or Group option

Thousands of popular eBooks and audiobooks to download with the free Libby app. Titles available for all ages and interests, including books in 52 languages.

Explore hundreds of children's books - animated picture books, read along chapter books, graphic novels and puzzles and games that promote literacy. Read on a computer, tablet or on the Go with the app.
Did you know that we have a learning academy to help you learn all about how to use our online resources? Select the blue Tutorial button on the right side of the Online Services A-Z page.
Virtual Programs
Virtual Storytimes
Join Shannon for stories and songs on YouTube. New videos every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and on Thursday we will post one of our favorites from 2020. #TBT Watch anytime that is convenient for you!

Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day is a national campaign that takes place annually on Wed., Jan. 27 to help raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Watch storytime with the whole family at 10 a.m. featuring a guest reader .
Orange thREADs
Tues., Jan. 19, 1 p.m.

Join this lively group for a virtual conversation about recent reads and all things fibre arts.

This meeting will be facilitated through Microsoft Teams. Instructions will be provided upon registration.
Coffee, Conversation & Books
Wed. Jan. 20, 7 p.m.

Featuring a discussion on The Ryeport Redemption. A three part series that spans generations with tales of murder, smuggling, and the supernatural. More
 
This event is hosted virtually on Microsoft Teams. Register to receive the event link.
100% Certainty Book Club
Thurs. March 4, 1:30 p.m.

Join Orangeville Public Library and Hospice Dufferin as we read Traveling with Ghosts: A Memoir of Love and Loss by Shannon Leone Fowler. Copies of the book are available to borrow upon registration.

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More to Explore
One eRead Canada
One eRead Canada is a national, bilingual digital book club. This year’s pick is Kim Thuy’s celebrated novel, Vi. Join us by downloading a copy from January 1-31 – no holds or waitlists. Learn more about some of the online events and discussions taking place with fellow readers across the country, by clicking on One eRead Canada

Want to start your own book club? Book Club in a Bag kits make organizing your book club meeting easy with multiple copies of a popular title and a discussion guide with questions. Just register your book club and then browse our book club sets and decide on a title you would like to read together.


Get outdoors with a Family pass to Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) parks. The pass covers admission for up to six individuals in one vehicle and includes parking in most cases. The loan period is seven days with no renewals.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Five to Try Fall Reading Challenge and congratulations to all our winners!
Library Board Meeting
Wed., January 27, 5 p.m.
If you have a question for the Library Board, please email or call before 5 p.m. on Wed., January 27.

If you need any help accessing a library service, or have any other questions, staff are available by phone or email.
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