News from the Kincardine & Tiverton Branches of the Bruce County Public Library
By Carolyn McKeeman, ECE./RT., assistant supervisor and children's and youth programs co-ordinator


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Story Time & Craft (Both Branches) – Join us for a fun FREE preschool story time program including songs, games, stories and general silliness followed by a craft! Adults must stay for the program. Story Time is at the Kincardine Branch on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. and at the Tiverton Branch on Fridays at 11 a.m.

Saturday Stories (Kincardine) – Join us for some read aloud tales on Saturday mornings at 10:30.


Lug-a-Mug Book Club (Kincardine) Bring your coffee and meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 2 p.m. June’s discussion is “The Silver Star” by Jeannette Walls.

The Other Book Club (Tiverton) meets the second Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. and will be discussing “Winter Garden” by Kristin Hannah in June.

Crazy for Classics Book Club (Kincardine) meets the last Friday every other month, but takes a hiatus over the summer. It will return in September.

Kids’ and ‘Tweens’ Book Clubs (Kincardine) – Both book clubs finished up in May. We will re-start with new books and activities in September.


Tween Time (Tiverton) – Pop in to the Tiverton branch for this new program JUST for ‘Tweens! No registration required. Bring your friends for a fun night out at the library! Call the branch for more information.

Story Stretchers (Kincardine) – Join the staff from the Ontario Early Years Centre, Kincardine site, at the library as they present a fun evening of early literacy activities for our young friends. Appropriate for children under the age of seven, with an adult. No registration required for this FREE program that runs the first Tuesday of each month during the school year. For more information you can contact the OEYC at 519-396-3322

Rainbow Loomers’ Club (Kincardine)– By overwhelming request, following our “Wacky Weavers” program, we kick off our brand new club for all our young Rainbow Looming patrons! Stop in, bring your loom, try out ours, and learn from each other! Come and create at your library!!

Lego Club (Kincardine)– Stop in and show off your creativity with lego! All ages.

Make it ~ Take It (both branches) - A fun, drop-in Do-It-Yourself station. Let your creativity shine! Kids, ages seven to 12, will enjoy this chance to create on Saturdays. Wonder what we’re doing?.....you’ll have to pop in and see!

Chalk-It-Up (both branches) – Back again to enjoy in the sunshine, we will have sidewalk chalk and other outdoor fun set up in front of the library. Pop around on Fridays in Tiverton and Wednesday in Kincardine.

EUREKA!! Summer Reading Club Kick Off Party! (Both branches), June 27 – Get ready to sign up for a super summer of reading and creative fun. Pop in to the party to register, enjoy some snacks and get a ballot for a cool prize pack. Can’t make it to the party? Stop in any time after June 27 to register at the circulation desk.


Adult Matinee Movies (Both Branches) – We are showing movies the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at Kincardine Branch and 1st & 3rd Thursday in Tiverton. Join us as we show “Mandela” on June 3rd & 5th, and “TBA title” on June 17th & 19th (titles subject to change). Join the movie club E-mail list for title updates by emailing us at kilib@brucecounty.on.ca Please Note: “Adult Movie Matinee” takes a break in July and August.

Women and Wealth” Workshop (Kincardine) - Join us as we host RBC Dominion Securities Investment Advisor, Michele Mannerow, with this important topic. Space is limited. Refreshments will be served prior to the presentation. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

**NEW TIME*** Knit Happens (Kincardine) – An unstructured, informal opportunity for knitters and needlework enthusiasts meets at the library for fellowship and fun while working on their projects. If you are interested in learning more or joining in, please contact the library or stop by on WEDNESDAY EVENINGS.

THE GREAT KINCARDINE BOOK SALE!!! - Mark your calendars!! It’s time again to bring in your donations, pick up some great bargains and support your library, begins 
June 28.

Donations of GOOD QUALITY, SALEABLE items can be brought in beginning mid-June. All materials will require staff approval before acceptance. We do NOT accept moldy or water damaged materials, Reader’s Digest condensed books, encyclopedias, text books, National Geographic magazines or VHS movies.


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