Painted Floor Mats

Family Saturday, Enchanted Forest; November 15th 11:00am-1:30pm

Simply for Life Health and Wellness Expo, November 1st

Teen Book Club; 4th Wednesday of the Month

Fall Children's Program Registration Opens October 29th at 9:30 am

Raising Resilient Children

Simcoe Muskoka District Health UnitRaising Resilient Children is a seminar by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit for parents of children 2 to 10 years of age presented here at the Library. There is still time to register.

Thursday November 6, 2014; 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Simcoe Muskoka District Health UnitAll children experience stress at times. Emotional resilience or the ability to cope with feelings is important for children to be happy, well and succeed in life. This seminar will give you some ideas about how to help your child cope with everyday feelings, strong emotions and stressful situations and events.

To Register: Call Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit at 1-877- 721-7520 ext.7020 Take home a few tips to support you in your role as parent, create a parenting plan and learn about where you can get additional information and support.

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Commemorative Military History Display

AMilitary Uniforms we approach Remembrance Day, the Library is proud to host an impressive display of military memorabilia and artifacts from the collection of William Lilbourne.

William credits his father’s love for building model war planes as the inspiration for his own passion. Over the past 4 years this 26 year old Bradford resident has built an impressive collection of military uniforms and war memorabilia. His first purchase, a German K98 bayonet, was made in September 2010 at the Toronto CNE. Since then William’s collection has grown extensively to also include weaponry, documents, photographs, art and artifacts.

William’s passion goes far beyond simply collecting. He has researched these items extensively; easily apparent when he recounts stories connecting each item to a soldier, a battle or a period of our history. He enjoys sharing this knowledge with others both through his displays and speaking about these fascinating and historically significant items.

Military Medals and Memorabilia

In this time of remembrance, we encourage you to visit the BWG Public Library to view this commemorative display. It will be here until November 22nd.

For more about Canada’s military history and remembrance, please visit the website of Veterans Affairs Canada.

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Fall Book Sale, November 14th to 16th


The Friends of the Library present their Fall Book Sale in the Zima Room. This Fall, the sale is extended to a third day.

Friday, November 14 (Preview Sale)
7:00 – 8:30 pm
dmission $10.00 per family.

Be among the first to purchase from thousands of donated items. The sale takes place in the Zima Room.

Saturday, November 15 (Book Sale)
9:30 am – 5:30 pm
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Sunday, November 16 (Book Sale)
1:30 – 4:00 pm
Free A

The book sale offers thousands of paperbacks, fiction, non-fiction, young adult books, children’s books, compact discs and DVDs! Help support your local public library and and add to your own private collection.

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Blind Date with a Book!

Love YA fiction? Like a little mystery and surprise? Willing to take a chance? Thanks to the Teen Advisory Group, you can satisfy all with Blind Date with a Book. Drop by the Teen fiction area on the main floor and choose one of their creatively wrapped books. Their packaging is a clue to what is lurking inside…or is it?

Take a chance today and maybe find a great new author or a new genre to enjoy.

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The Quran on display

This month, in our Atrium, we feature a large display of copies of the Quran (also spelled Qur’an or Koran) in 22 different languages, including English, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Tamil, Urdu, Hindi and Chinese. The purpose of the display is to dispel myths about Islam and the Quran, and to allow the public to see what is written in the Quran.

Visit us for this unique opportunity to examine this Islamic holy text for yourself, on display until October 26.

Girls and women are invited to experience a free henna application on Tuesday, October 21 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, and Saturday, October 25 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.

Presented in partnership with Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at.

Quran display

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