Orangeville Public Library | Check It Out Newsletter | May 2021
Adult Virtual Programs
Storytelling Series

May's Storytelling Series features local author Alex McClellan. Join Alex on Monday, May 10 at 1:30 p.m. for a virtual conversation about her books, her passion for writing and how she develops her characters.

Orange thREADs

Enjoy a virtual conversation about recent reads and all things fibre arts on Tuesday, May 18 at 1 p.m.

This meeting will be facilitated through Microsoft Teams.

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100% Certainty Book Club

There are only a few spots left for the next book club on June 3 at 1:30 p.m. The featured title is “Nobody Ever Talks About Anything But The End: A Memoir” by Liz Levine

Fun for Kids
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Storytime

Do you have a little one who loves listening to stories? Join Ms. Shannon for stories and songs on YouTube. New videos at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and old favourites on Thursdays.
Infant Song Time

Join Dannielle and Lesley for a virtual sing-along and storytime with your infant every Wednesday in May at 9 a.m. Meet new parents and enjoy learning and discussing brain development.


Makey Makey Kits

Calling all young scientists! The Makey Makey is a circuit board that allows you to connect anything that has the potential to conduct electricity i.e. a banana as a keyboard. Take a kit home and start your experiments. Note: you will need a laptop or tablet to use the kit.
Tween and Teens
Teen Advisory Group

Join Tanis on Friday, May 7 at 4:30 p.m. to meet other teens and learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities. TAG is for ages 13 to 17.

An event link and login instructions for Microsoft Teams will be sent upon registration.
Teen Chronicles

Book Club for youth ages 13 to 17, on Friday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. Join peers to discuss your most recent reads and get great suggestions for your next page turner. This month, the group will be discussing books in the fantasy genre.

Register to receive the event link.
Tween Club

Are you up to the challenge? Join Nicole on Monday, May 31 at 4 p.m. for a virtual Minecraft Escape Room.

Register for the event link and a kit of supplies.

More Escape Rooms to try with your family at home.
Don't Miss Out on Events

Library programs are available as recordings on our YouTube channel. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for announcements on new virtual programs.
Learn Something New!
LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) includes over 13,000 expert-led video courses that help you develop business, technology, and creative skills. Once a course is complete, you will receive a certificate.
G1 Practice Tests

G1 and M1 licence practice driving tests and simulators for cars and motorcycles.

A great companion to the MTO driver's handbooks.
Mango Languages

Can't wait to travel? Practice language skills so you are all set for your next adventure. Create a Mango Languages profile and start your learning journey today. More than 70 languages and 20 ESL options.
SmartSpots - Portable Internet

Power your online learning by borrowing a wireless hotspot for portable Internet. The library has ten SmartSpots that can be checked out with a library card for seven days.
Library Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 26, 5 p.m.
If you have a question for the board, please email Deb Vatanen

Curbside pick-up is available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday. If you have any questions about library services, please send us an email or call the library at 519-941-0610.
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