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KIDS AND TEENS PROGRAMS

Storytime and Crafts with Kristina Russell Branch

Storytime and Crafts with Kristina
Russell Branch

Children aged 3 to 4.
Wednesdays 10:30 to 11:30 AM
February 7 – May 23 (16 weeks)
Cost: $25. Places are limited.

Babies & Books with Grammy Judy

Babies and Books
Russell Branch

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book-related activities.
Children 0 to 18 months old and their parent or caregiver.
Thursdays 10 to 10:30 AM
January 11 – April 26

No cost. Drop-in program.

Toddler Time
Russell Branch

Stories, songs and games.
Children 18 to 36 months old and their parent or caregiver.
Fridays 10 to 10:30 AM
April 13 and 20, May 4 and 18,
June 1st (5 sessions)
No cost. Places are limited. FULL!

Meet Children’s author
ANNE RAINA
Russell Branch

Children 3-7 years old.
Saturday, June 9 10:30 AM
A family brunch will be served starting at 10 AM.
Cost: $3. Registration recommended.

teen poetry contest

TEEN POETRY CONTEST
Both branches

For Teens 12 to 18 years old.
Entries accepted from March 20 to April 15.
Contest guidelines  »
Contest entry form »
A chance to win many cask prizes!
Prizes donated by the Friends of the Library.

POETRY NIGHT / SOIRÉE DE POÉSIE
Russell Branch

Thursday, April 26   6:30 PM  – Bilingual event.
No cost.
Poetry contest finalists will read their work and receive their prizes.
Pizza and beverages will be served.
Everyone welcome!

Storytime in Pyjamas
“Spring into Spring”
Russell Branch

Children 5-7 years old.
Friday, April 13  6:30 PM
Spring stories, crafts and special treats.
Costs: $7.  Places are limited.

“Turn the Page” Junior Book Club
Russell Branch

Children Grades 3 to 5.
First Monday of the month
4 – 4:45 PM
January 8, February 5, March 5,
April 9 (2nd Monday), May 7
No cost. Places are limited.

“Book Worms” Youth Book Club
Russell Branch

Children Grades 6 to 8.
First Tuesday of the month
4 – 4:45 PM
January 9, February 6, March 6,
April 3, May 1st
No cost. Places are limited.
Check the KID ZONE for the list of books the club is reading »

3D Printing
Hands-on Workshop for TEENS
Russell Branch

Teens over 12 years old.
Tuesday, April 10  4 to 5 PM
Tuesday, May 8     4 to 5 PM
Learn how to print with the MakerBot Replicator.
Participants will receive a certificate to be able to use the Library’s 3D printers.
Cost: $2. Places are limited. Registration required.

LEGO Tinkerbots Club
Russell Branch

Children 7 years old +.
2nd Thursday of the month  3:30 to 4:30 PM
(February 8, March 8, April 12,
May 10)
Equipment provided. No cost:
Places are limited. Registration required. FULL!

Minecraft Clubs
Russell Branch

Children 7 years old +.
CLUB 1:
Last Tuesday of the month 3 to 4 PM
(Jan 30, Feb 27, March 27, April 24, May 29)
CLUB 2:
Last Wednesday of the month 4 to 5 PM
(Jan 31, Feb 28, March 28, April 25, May 30)
Tablets provided. No cost:
Places are limited. Registration required. FULL!

ADULT AND YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS

“For the Love of Books”
Adult Book Club
Russell Branch

First Tuesday of the month 8 PM
No cost. New members welcome.
Check the Book Clubs page for more info »

BOOK LAUNCH “Muses form the Blue Shack”
Alberte Villeneuve-Sinclair

Russell Branch

Saturday, March 24   2 PM
No cost. Everyone welcome.

Meet historical fiction writer
JENNIFER ROBSON
Russell Branch

Wednesday, May 30  7 PM
Cost: $5. Registration recommended.
Event sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts.

3D Printing
Hands-on Workshop
Russell Branch

Adults and teens over 12 years old.
Thursday, April 12  6:30 to 8 PM
Wednesday, May 2 6:30 to 8 PM
Learn how to print with the MakerBot Replicator.
Participants will receive a certificate to be able to use the Library’s 3D printers.
Cost: $5. Places are limited. Registration required.

WRITING GROUP
Russell Branch

Thursdays  10 AM

No cost. New members welcome.

French Conversation Group
Russell Branch

First and third Thursday of the month
7 PM
Group activities to help you practice and improve your conversational French.
No cost. Registration required.

PLANT-BASED DIET
Eating well, Feeling great!
Workshop presented by Isabelle Gosselin, President of the Prescott-Russell Vegetarian Association
Russell Branch

Thursday, March 22    7 PM
Vegetarian, vegan, flexitarian… Isabelle will debunk myths and give easy tips to help you make the transition.
Try a delicious recipe on site!
Cost: $5.

“LET’S TALK ABOUT TREES”
with tree experts STEVE MIHOK, MARCEL BEAUCHAMP
and OWEN CLARKIN
Russell Branch

Wednesday, April 4    7 PM
Learn about native trees, planting edible berry trees and discover how trees communicate with each other.
Cost: $5.

Meet Medium MARC JADE
a Native of Embrun
Russell Branch

VIP Session
Wednesday, May 23   7 PM
Bilingual session.
Places are limited. FULL!
Cost: $60. 

Electronic cutting tool
Workshops
Russell Branch

By appointment
Learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting tool.
Participants will receive a certificate to be able to use the Library’s equipment.
Cost: $8.
Contact us for an appointment »

The Knitting Club
Russell Branch

Tuesdays   6:30 to 8 PM
Knitters meet, chat and knit!
JOIN US!

Members of the Club are available if you would like to learn to knit or need advice on a knitting project. 

Art @ the Library
Russell Branch

TINA LOUISE, artist
Exhibit: January-March
Meet the artist   Thursday, March 29   6 to 8 PM

DOMINIQUE MICHAUD
Exhibit: April- May

Discover your local artists @ the library.

FIND THE SCATTERED READERS
In celebration of World Book and Copyright Day

Monday, April 23    All day long
Find the scattered readers across town and ask them what they are reading. They might have a surprise for you!

MEGA USED-BOOK SALE
Fundraising Event

May 12 – 17
Town Hall (717 Notre-Dame EMBRUN)
May 12-13    9 AM to 4 PM
May 14-17    9 AM to 8 PM

More info »