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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program  

Haldimand County Public Library will be offering the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program in 2018. Volunteers are needed to help prepare simple tax returns for community members of modest income at the Caledonia, Hagersville, Jarvis & Selkirk Branches.

Are you someone who enjoyed helping others and has good people and computer skills? Volunteer with us! To get involved, contact: Lindsay Stephens, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 905-318-5932 ext. 6118 or lstephens@haldimandcounty.on.ca 

Tax returns will be completed by drop off only at Caledonia, Hagersville, Jarvis & Selkirk Branches between February 12th and March 29th. More information, including eligibility requirements, will be available in January 2018.

Strengthen Your Mind Workshops


These 7 week courses provide valuable & practical information for those wanting to enhance their memory. Topics include memory & aging, learning styles, stress, humour, mental aerobics, nutrition, socialization and more! Practise your skills & challenge your brain, register today!

Caledonia Library – 100 Haddington Street 

Mondays as scheduled: 10:00a.m to 12:30p.m.
February 5, 12, 26, March 12, 19, 26 & April 9.
NO MEETINGS February 19, March 5 & April 2.


Dunnville Library – 317 Chestnut Street 

Fridays as scheduled: 1:30 p.m. to 4:00p.m.
February 16, 23, March 2, 16, 23, April 6 & 13
NO MEETINGS March 9 & 30.
Call 289-674-0400 or visit Library Branch above to register for this FREE program.


Local Author Visit


Halidmand County Public Library supports local authors. Local authors are encouraged to contact Lindsay Stephens, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 905-318-5932 ext. 6118 or lstephens@haldimandcounty.on.ca for information on local author visits.

Library Living


A theme-based program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Library Living uses a person-centred approach focusing on enjoyment, inclusivity, and personal growth. The Library has partnered with Community Living Haldimand to provide both learning and entertainment value for individuals.

Full 2017/2018 Library Living schedule available here: Library Living Program Brochure 

Please contact Lindsay Stephens, Community Outreach/Inreach Coordinator for more information and registration. 905-318-5932 ext. 6118.


Friends of the Jarvis Library


The Friends of the Jarvis Library is a non-profit organization of public service-minded volunteers, dedicated to promoting and supporting library services in our community. New members are always welcome! The Friends of the Jarvis Library host a variety of special events throughout the year including workshops, guest speakers and sales.

Full event information is available here:Jarvis Friends - Special Events Fall 2017 

All programs require registration. Call 289-674-0400 for additional information and to register.



Ukulele Club


Learn to play the ukulele! Join our program, now running Wednesdays at the Dunnville Branch from 2:00pm to 2:45pm or catch the later class from 4:00pm to 4:45pm.

FREE! For adults and children - all ages! Bring your own ukulele or practice on one of ours. Please let us know if you need to borrow an instrument.


Knitting Clubs


Share in the hobby of knitting, crocheting or other yarn crafts with informal, drop-in Knitting Clubs. All experience levels are welcome and the sessions are free! Light refreshments are provided. Please bring your current project and/or supplies. Help is available with reading patterns, pattern and yarn selection, and choosing the right materials. Beginners may also borrow from a limited amount of starter materials available at the sessions. Contact your local branch for more information!

Caledonia Branch: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 5:00pm-8:00pm

Dunnville Branch: Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 2:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

Jarvis Branch: Every Thursday, alternating 2:00pm-4:00pm one week and 6:00pm-8:00pm the next week. Contact Jarvis Branch 289-674-0400 for meeting schedule and rotation.

 


Roots to Branches Club


Explore your family tree and learn handy genealogical research techniques during our informal - but informative! - monthly sessions.

Selkirk Branch: Last Saturday of the month, 10:30am - 11:30am.


Scrabble Club


Test your wordsmith skills by joining our informal and entertaining group!

Hagersville Branch: Every Tuesday at 1:30pm

Caledonia Branch: Every Friday at 1:00pm


Adult Classic Games Club


Drop in and played Scrabble, Boggle or other classic games on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:00p.m. at the Selkirk Branch. 

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