Canadian Library Month

October is Canadian Library Month @ the Library!

Celebrate libraries with us all month long with these great programs and activities.

SDG Library Passports
Get to know your SDG Library better with our Library Passports! Pick up yours today and visit as many Library branches as possible between now and November 9. For every different branch visited, receive a stamp in your passport and a ballot for a chance to win a prize.

Canadian Library Month Open Houses 

Open House & Author Visit - Tuesday October 1, 6:30pm | Long Sault Branch
Celebrate Canadian Library Month with us! Meet local authors John and Janet Milnes, as they discuss their new book, For As Long As We Live. Light refreshments will be provided. 
In partnership with the Friends of the Long Sault Library.

Canadian Library Month Open House - Tuesday October 15, 3:00-8:00pm | Chesterville Branch
We're not just books! Stop in and see the Ozobots in action. These tiny little robots are a great introduction to robotics and coding, plus are a blast for kids of all ages to play with. Explore the Library's other great resources including DVDs, audio books and our eResources.

Cupcakes and Books! Open House - Tuesday October 15, 10:00am-8:00pm | Morrisburg Branch
​Join us at the branch for our special Open House in celebration of Canadian Library Month! Learn all about the amazing stuff we've been doing and enjoy specially made cupcakes created by Library staff. Be sure to fill out a ballot to be entered in our Open House Door Prize Draw!

Canadian Library Month & 10th Anniversary Open House - Thursday October 17, 6:30-8:00pm  | South Mountain Branch
The South Mountain Branch is celebrating its 10th anniversary at its current location. Join us for a wine-and-cheese reception where we will toast the branch: its past, present and the years ahead. Wine and light refreshments will be served. 
In partnership with the Friends of the South Mountain Library Resource Centre.

Open House & Author Visit - Saturday October 19, 10:30am  | Williamsburg Branch
Join us as John and Jan Milnes, authors of the popular British Home Child book Stepping Stones, discuss their new book, For As Long As We Live. Refreshments to follow presentation. 
Sponsored by the Friends of Williamsburg Library.

Canadian Library Month Open House - Tuesday, October 22 during open hours | Avonmore Branch
To celebrate Ontario Public Library Week, we are inviting you to drop by the Avonmore Branch to learn about everything we have to offer. Ask questions, browse the stacks, and learn about the expanding Library of Things! Light refreshments will be served.

Canadian Library Month Open House - Tuesday October 22, 4:00-8:00pm | Maxville Branch
Join us at our open house to celebrate libraries and the people who use them! Come check out what your local branch can offer. Bring along a book recommendation and get entered into a prize draw. Light refreshments provided.

Canadian Library Month Open House - October 22-26 , during open hours | Iroquois Branch
​Come celebrate with us! In honour of Canadian Library Month, we’ll be hosting an open house all week long. Drop by for some snacks and participate in one of our programs. 

Canadian Library Month Open House and Scavenger Hunt - Thursday, October 24 @ 3:00-8:00pm | Crysler Branch 
Get to know your Library! Participate in a scavenger hunt and discover all the services offered by the SDG Library. Refreshments will be served. A program for all ages.
In partnership ith the Friends of the Crysler Library.

Canadian Library Month Open House - Thursday October 24, during open hours | Winchester Branch
To celebrate Canadian Library Month, stop by the Winchester Branch for refreshments, a tour, and information on our many services. We have lots to offer, including our MiniMakers program which will be in full swing that evening!

Celebrate Libraries! - Thrusday October 24, 4:00pm-7:00pm | Williamstown Branch
Libraries and library partners across Canada celebrate during October to raise awareness of valuable role libraries play in Canadians' lives. Stop in and see yourself all that we offer. Refreshments will be served. 

Open House for Canadian Library Month - Saturday October 26, 11:00am | Alexandria Branch
Join us for an open house in celebration of Canadian libraries, featuring special guest speaker, Karen Franklin, Director of Library Services for SDG Library. Come and meet this extraordinary lady who runs our wonderful Library system!

Canadian Library Month Open House - Monday, October 28 @ 6:30pm | Ingleside Branch
Join us for our annual Open House! Local author, Marnie Fossitt, will be here to discuss her book "Is Zat you Myrtle?" and also discuss her work with the “Martintown Mill Author’s Challenge”. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.

Canadian Library Month Open House - Tuesday October 29, during open hours | Lancaster Branch
Patrons are invited to drop-in for refreshments with homemade cookies and our Library services contest. Come try your luck and test your knowledge of our many services.

Come connect, create and explore with us!