Tag Archives: St. Thomas Public Library

What kind of animal are you?

Right now the St. Thomas Public Library is featuring fiction and non-fiction books about animals. Whether fact or fiction, these books reflect our special relationships with our four-legged friends and lead us to think about what they add to our lives. Thinking about animals brought to mind a question that …

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online- NEW Interface!

You might have already heard that the St Thomas Public Library now subscribes to Encyclopedia Britannica Online! But what you might NOT have heard is that Britannica has a brand-new interface! Instead of the old-fashioned look and feel, this database now has three user-friendly interfaces that target specific audiences: children, young adults, …

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Young Writers Connect at the Library!

It’s almost here! This Thursday (March 20th) at 7:00 pm we start our third session of our popular Young Writer’s Club (YWC). Young, aspiring authors dabble in a variety of genres and create masterpieces at the St Thomas Public Library on Thursday evenings. Since its inception in October, 2013, members …

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Free Chronic Pain Workshop

Managing Chronic Conditions Independently South West Self Management Program is providing a FREE 6 week workshop to St. Thomas Public Library customers! Program Information: Begins Thursday, April 3 and runs every Thursday until Thursday, May 8, 2014 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Board Room, second level PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SPACE IS LIMITED! (See below for …

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Say hello to Flat Stanley

TPL’s New Character-in-Residence St Thomas Public Library is pleased to officially welcome Flat Stanley as our first Character-in-Residence. He has completed his probationary period with flying colours and is now available to accompany library customers on their vacations. He is especially partial to warm, exotic destinations. To book Stanley for your upcoming …

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Earth Day 2013 – Library Resources

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement started in 1970. St. Thomas Public Library has everything you need to celebrate Earth Day, to become a little more green, and advice on how to reduce your carbon footprint. …

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Trivia Night 2011 – Bigger and Better than Ever

Are you one of those people who can’t for the life of them forget arcane and random bits of information? Do you like a little healthy competition and winning amazing prizes? Or perhaps you’re more the kind of person who likes listening to musical performances, viewing art displays, and an …

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Revitalization Raffle Winner for August

First off, St. Thomas Public Library and Friends of St. Thomas Public Library would like to sincerely thank St. Thomas Performing Arts sponsoring this month’s Revitalization Raffle with two series passes to their 2011/2012 season. (An approximate value of $190.) Congratulations to the winner of the August Revitalization Raffle – …

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Words and Music 2011

Fans of Linwood Barclay will be delighted to know that the acclaimed Canadian bestselling author will be headlining this year’s edition of the popular Words and Music program hosted annually by the St. Thomas Public Library. Renovations at the Librar...

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Book Sales in Need of Children’s Books

I’m not sure if you know this, but one of the largest donor to St. Thomas Public Library fundraising is the Friends of St. Thomas Public Library. (They’ve donated over $100,000 since 2005, and have been a huge help to the library since 1994...

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Adult Book Club Lineup Announced!

Looking for good books, thought-provoking discussion, and friendly people? St. Thomas Public Library has that! All are welcome to attend the St. Thomas Public Library Adult Book Club. The Book Club is friendly group of people with an interest in readin...

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Seniors’ Picnic in the Park

Around this time every year, St. Thomas and Elgin County come together in Pinafore Park for a special day centred around seniors and their families. For the past few years, St. Thomas Public Library and Friends of St. Thomas Public Library have a booth...

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Canadian, eh? Draw Winners

For the month of June, St. Thomas Public Library was gearing up for Canada Day with a Canadian Trivia Draw called “Canadian, eh?” This is the second year for our “Canadian, eh?” draw and we’re pleased to present it to a ne...

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Friends Volunteer Positions Available

Friends of St. Thomas Public Library have volunteer positions available:   Friends’ Store Volunteer Coordinator Friends’ Volunteer Store Manager Library Friends’ Shop Volunteers   For an outline of responsibilities for the t...

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That’s What Friends Are For

It’s impossible to navigate this world without friends. We all have them, we all need them. St. Thomas Public Library is no exception. We have friends too, a dedicated group of volunteers who go by the collective moniker – Friends of St. Thomas Pub...

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Let the Fun Begin!

St. Thomas Public Library is one step closer to moving back home. On Monday, May 3rd the library board was pleased to announce that the contract for our Revitalization project has been awarded to K & L Construction of London. “K&L Constructio...

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Victoria Day – Let’s Get Gardening!

St. Thomas Public Library presents… Victoria Day – Let’s Get Gardening Featuring the Elgin County Master Gardeners Friday, May 20, 2011 7:00 p.m. Elgin Mall Community Room (Beside Smithbooks) The Elgin County Master Gardeners join us ...

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Victoria Day – Let’s Get Gardening!

St. Thomas Public Library presents… “Victoria Day – Let’s Get Gardening!” Featuring the Elgin County Master Gardeners! Friday, May 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Community Room, Elgin Mall The Elgin County Master Gardeners join us for another garden season to share their bounty of knowledge of an evening just in …

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