Township of Russell Public Library

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Winter/Spring 2021 Programs and Events (in English)

You can also register by phone, by e-mail or by visiting your local branch.

FAMILY STORY BUNDLES

Pressed for time? Need some picture books and activities for your little one(s)? Request a Family Story Bundle: A ready-made bundle which will include picture books, a song, and instructions for a craft based on age and theme. Simply email or call us with your request for a Family Story Bundle with the age and desired theme. We will do our best to find related books according to what is available or a different selection will be made. We will call you when your order is ready for curbside pickup. 613.445.5331
mylibrary@russellbiblio.com

VALENTINE’S DAY – MOTHER’S DAY – FATHER’S DAY – CHRISTMAS – EASTER – HALLOWEEN – SPRING – SUMMER – AUTUMN – WINTER – FAIRY TALES – SPACE EXPLORERS – CANADA – BEARS – EMOTIONS – DINOSAURS – LIFE ON THE FARM – ANIMALS – TRANSPORTATION – LIFE IN THE OCEAN – BUGS, BUGS, BUGS – SURPRISE –

Kids and Teens Programs – Winter/Spring 2021

Heure du conte et bricolages avec Emily sur notre chaîne YouTube

ONLINE ACTIVITY / FRENCH ACTIVITY

Tuesdays 10:30 AM (Unlisted YouTube videos)
February 9th to May 4th

Join us for a French virtual story time with Emily every Tuesday at 10:30 AM! Want to be added to the list? Email us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us 613.445.5331. We will then send you the links for the unlisted videos on our YouTube channel.


Virtual Storytime & Crafts with Kristina

ONLINE ACTIVITY

Wednesdays 10:30 AM on Zoom
February 10th to May 5th

Get ready for stories, crafts, and laughs with Kristina every Wednesday at 10:30 AM by Zoom invitation. To register and receive the weekly Zoom invitation, email us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us 613.445.5331.


Sarah’s Shelf: A Virtual Toddler Read-Aloud from Home

ONLINE ACTIVITY

Fridays 10:00 AM on our private Facebook group
February 12th to May 7th

Sarah’s Shelf has migrated to a private Facebook group. Request to join it through our public Facebook page or email us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com to get an invitation.

New videos posted every Friday at 10 AM. Join us for virtual story time!


Virtual Junior Book Club

ONLINE ACTIVITY

First Thursday of the month 4:00 PM on Zoom.
November 5, December 3, January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, & May 6

Grades 3-5
Free. New members welcome!
By Zoom invitation. To register and receive the monthly Zoom invitation, emails us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us at 613.445.5331.

MARCH 4
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
APRIL 1
Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver
MAY 6
Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing
by Judy Blume

Virtual Youth Book Club

ONLINE ACTIVITY

First Thursday of the month 5:00 PM on Zoom.
November 5, December 3, January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, & May 6

Grades 6-8
Free. New members welcome!
By Zoom invitation. To register and receive the monthly Zoom invitation, emails us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us at 613.445.5331.

MARCH 4
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
APRIL 1
The Mighty Miss Malone by Paul Curtis
MAY 6
Stay tuned!

Kids and Teens Events – ‘March’ Break (April 12th-17th 2021)

March Break on Beanstack

ONLINE ACTIVITY

April 12-17

The Township of Russell Public Library challenges you to read a minimum of 10 hours during the March Break! To receive additional badges, attend our virtual visits scheduled the week of April 12th-17th. On your mark, get set, read! Go to https://russellbiblio.beanstack.org/reader365 to register for this challenge.


Book Bingo for Kids

GRAB & GO AT THE LIBRARY

April 12-17

Follow the reading prompts to complete each challenge.
Each bingo is a chance to win the final prize!
Book Bingo cards are available for pickup at both our branches and are also available to download by clicking the link: https://russellbiblio.com/book-bingo/
russellbiblio.com
613.445.5331 / 613.443.3636


Hidden Worlds: Under the Microscope (Presented by the Canada Science and Technology Museum)

ONLINE ACTIVITY

Wednesday, April 14th 2:00 PM on Zoom
CANCELLED

For children of all ages. Bilingual show. Free.

To register and receive the Zoom invitation, email us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us 613.445.5331.

CANCELLED


The Zoo Crew Virtual Visit

ONLINE ACTIVITY

Friday, April 16th 2:15 PM on Zoom

For children of all ages. Bilingual show. Free.

To register and receive the Zoom invitation, email us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us 613.445.5331.

Adult and Young Adult Programming – Winter/Spring 2021

Virtual Author Visit with Maureen Jennings

ONLINE EVENT

Tuesday, April 20th – 7 PM on Zoom

Join us for a virtual evening with the award winning author of the Detective Murdoch Mystery novels. Maureen Jennings will discuss her research behind the new P.I. series Charlotte Frayne set in 1930s Toronto.
To register and receive the Zoom invitation, email us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us 613.445.5331.


Virtual Author Visit with Kim Thúy

ONLINE EVENT

Tuesday, May 11th – 7 PM on Zoom

Writer, novelist, lawyer and restaurateur, join us for a virtual visit with Kim Thúy. She will discuss her books and answer your questions. This event is bilingual and free. Click the link to register and receive the Zoom invitation: http://bit.ly/2KpHxfz


Core of Self with Kathy Glover Scott

ONLINE EVENT

Thursday, May 13th – 7 PM on Zoom

Learn how to have more inner strength and feel more joy, especially in these challenging times. Kathy Glover Scott MSW, a psychotherapist, teacher of the healing arts and author of ‘Core of Self’ who lives here in Russell, will provide in an upbeat way, the tips and tools for you to thrive!
To register and receive the Zoom invitation, email us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us 613.445.5331.


Virtual Adult Book Club

ONLINE ACTIVITY

First Tuesday of the month 7:00 PM on Zoom.

Free. New members welcome!
By Zoom invitation. To register and receive the monthly Zoom invitation, emails us at mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call us at 613.445.5331.

Click here to view the Book Club page for more info.


20s & 30s Book Club

ONLINE ACTIVITY
*NEW!*

Last Tuesday of the month 7:00 PM on Zoom.

The 20s & 30s Book Club invites adults in (you guessed it) their 20s and 30s to talk about books with other like-minded readers in a relaxed atmosphere. The Township of Russell Public Library hosts this book club. Participating libraries include the Bibliothèque Publique de Hawkesbury Public Library.
To register, please email mylibrary@russellbiblio.com or call (613) 445-5331.

Click here to view the 20s & 30s Book Club page for more info.


You can also register by phone, by e-mail or by visiting your local branch.

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