get certified!


Use course code 13360

2-part course 

10 AM – 2:30 PM

 Saturday, September 28 and October 5

Ages 11-17

register online

In partnership with Bracebridge, two certification courses are being offered in Port Carling. REGISTER ONLINE HERE.

at home alone

 Use course code 15386

2-part course

5 PM to 7 PM

Thursday, October 3 and October 10

Ages 9-13


Mah jongg

Mondays 10-12 Port Carling

All skills level welcome. Instruction given to those new to the game. Contact Valerie Duke for more information 705-765-3244

pre-school hour

Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 Port Carling

September 10, 2019 – May 12, 2020 Children born 2015 or later

1/2 hour of free-play (downstairs outside, weather permitting) followed by 1/2 hour of structured circle time upstairs with stories and songs. Nutritious snack provided (due to allergies and sensitivities, please do not bring food to pre-school hour or for sharing. You and your child are welcome to bring your own garbage-less lunch to the activity room to enjoy after the program ends.)


Book Club

Last Tuesday of most months

1:00 to 3:00 Port Carling

Sept. 24  A Gentleman in Moscow — Amor Towles

October 29  Sisters in the Wilderness — Charlotte Gray

November 26  Such a Long Journey — Rohinton Mistry

December 10      (to be Determined) Poem, Short Story, Essay . . .

January 28  Tattooist of Auschwitz — Heather Morris

February 25  Cleopatra: A Life — Stacy Schiff

March 31 Code Name Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII’s Most Highly Decorated Spy — Larry Loftis

April 28 The Lacuna — Barbara Kingsolver

May 26 Loving Frank — Nancy Horan

June 30  One Thousand Days in Tuscany — Marlena de Blasi


art for seniors

First Wednesday of the month

October 2 to May 6

10:30 – 11:30 Port Carling

PRE-REGISTER Come and tap into your creative side with Nancy! It’s all for fun, no previous painting experience is needed, all the materials are provided, and it’s free! 705-765-5650

lego Club

Thursdays 4:00 to 5:00 Port Carling

October 17 to December 12

(excluding October 31)

PRE-REGISTER your school-age children (and yourself!) for a free evening of family LEGO construction. A build theme will be presented most nights and all will be asked to construct for 45 minutes. Following the build portion, children will be given a few moments to record what they built before sharing with other builders what they have constructed. After clean-up, pizza and raw veggies will be available. Please bring your own water bottle. As there are allergies to consider, please DO NOT bring other food into the library for this event. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 705-765-5650


Afterhours at the Port Carling branch. Enter at the lower level. $10 drop-in. Thursdays 7-8pm. Contact Candice 705-787-5530 or 


Coming soon

  • Seniors Social Club 3rd Wednesday of the month 10:30 to 12:30 Port Carling. One hour of activity or discussion or speaker followed by lunch.
  • Creative Kids Art Club Saturdays in Port Carling 
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