Mark your calendars for Beeton’s annual celebration of seeds! In partnership with the Beeton Horticultural Society and the BTBIA, NTPL welcomes all to drop-in!
Open book club
Reckoning, by V (formerly Eve Ensler)
NTPL celebrates International Women’s Day in March! Join us for a discussion of Reckoning.
Income Tax Clinic
New Tecumseth Public Library is partnering with the United Way Simcoe Muskoka to bring free and confidential income tax clinics to our residents!
Day, evening and weekend time slots available for eligible individuals. Join us Wednesdays and Saturdays!
NTPL's Film Society presents
Transcendental Style in Film is the convergence of spirituality and cinema through style. Join us to examine the cinema of three directors whose works are linked by this transcendental style: Yasujiro Ozu, Robert Bresson and Carl Dreyer. The first in a two-part series, continuing May 19. Robert O’Meara, former Humber College Professor of Film Studies, will lead us.
The Mosaic of Black Culture
Created by Making Change, this interactive family event features live steel pan music, a make your own steel pan craft, and an overview of Black History from a local Canadian perspective. A Diversity Tapestry will be on hand to add your painted handprint to the cloth as part of our community art piece.
Out & About at the Library
A NEW Club for the like-minded and united to meet in a comfortable & fun space. All abilities, identities, LGBTQ2S+ Welcome! Meet new friends & enjoy great conversation. Snacks & refreshments provided
National Canadian Film Day
All You Can Watch Buffet
Peace By Chocolate (2021)
FREE ADMISSION! Join NTPL and The Circle Theatre in celebrating the tenth anniversary of National Canadian Film Day, a massive one-day, coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema. #canfilmday
Poetry Open Mic
Calling all New Tec (and other!) poets! NTPL is celebrating Poetry Month in April. Join us at the mic to share your traditional or spoken word poetry, or join simply as a listener and lover of poetry. New Tec’s very own Mike Madill is our Featured Poet.
Be the best with skills to impress!
- Learn songs, rhymes & fingerplays
- Make your own finger puppets
- Diaper changing challenge
- & more!
- Ages 11+
Game On! Scrabble Tournament
Competitive? Join us for a friendly / not-so-friendly game of Scrabble! A brief “how to” and “rules” for the game will be provided. Players of all skill levels welcome. Ages 16+
Simcoe Money Management Series Existing Home Ownership – Mortgage Series
Discover more mortgage tips with financial presenter Alfredo Torres on using your equity to put yourself in a better financial picture. This is a 2-part series.
Age of Vice
By: Deepti Kapoor
This is the age of vice, where money, pleasure, and power are everything,
and the family ties that bind can also kill.
Find Focus, Fight Distraction
By: Gloria Mark PhD
Rediscover your ability to pay attention with this groundbreaking new approach from “the definitive expert on distraction and multitasking” (Cal Newport).
We spend an average of just 47 seconds on any screen before shifting our attention. It takes 25 minutes to bring our attention back to a task after an interruption. And we interrupt ourselves more than we’re interrupted by others.
Six Crimson Cranes
By: Elizabeth Lim
A princess in exile, a shapeshifting dragon, six enchanted cranes, and an unspeakable curse… Drawing from ‘The Wild Swans’ and East Asian folklore, this breathtakingly original fantasy from the author of Spin the Dawn is perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo or Tomi Adeyemi.
Waiting on Mr. Sloth
By: Katy Hudson
The sun is out. The temperature is hot. And Sasha has everything packed and ready for a full day of swimming! But Mr. Sloth is taking for-eh-ver! Sasha does NOT like to wait. However, her best friend is never in a hurry. Will Sasha learn to be patient, or will her quick temper ruin a memorable summer outing?
Showcasing the unlikely duo of an energetic girl and a sloth, best-selling author Katy Hudson (Mindful Mr. Sloth, Too Many Carrots, A Loud Winter’s Nap) creates the perfect story about patience and its importance. When you learn patience, every moment can be special.
By: James Grippando
Harper Lee Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author James Grippando returns with a bold new thriller that asks at what price do we open our lives to Big Data.
Hanged in Medicine Hat
By: Nathan M Greenfield
For three years during the Second World War, 12,000 Nazis were held in a prisoner-of-war camp at the edge of Medicine Hat, an isolated city of 12,000 people on the bald Canadian prairie. The camp and the townsfolk lived cheerfully side-by-side until two men were beaten and hanged by their fellow prisoners and no one on the scene would admit to knowing anything about the crimes…
Chloe's Lunar New Year
By: Lily LaMatte
It’s almost Lunar New Year, and Chloe can’t wait to celebrate! But first, Chloe and her family must prepare for the new year. They buy new shoes, lay out good-luck oranges in a bowl, decorate the red envelope, and make a crispy turnip cake. Everyone comes together to cook a fantastic feast, saving a plate for A-má, of course. Chloe enjoys the festive celebration and yummy food, but most of all, she loves spending time with her family.
French Kissing in New York
By: Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau
A charming, high-energy romance in the city that never sleeps about a girl who can’t wait to be a part of Manhattan’s restaurant scene—and find the boy she fell for last summer. Perfect for fans of Emily in Paris!
Welcome to New York. . . . He’s been waiting for you.
By: Jessica Johns
A haunting debut novel where dreams, family and spirits collide
Mackenzie, a Cree millennial, wakes up in her one-bedroom Vancouver apartment clutching a pine bough she had been holding in her dream just moments earlier. When she blinks, it disappears. But she can still smell the sharp pine scent in the air, the nearest pine tree a thousand kilometres away in the far reaches of Treaty 8.
By: Judson Brewer
A step-by-step plan clinically proven to break the cycle of worry and fear that drives anxiety and addictive habits
We are living through one of the most anxious periods any of us can remember. Whether facing issues as public as a pandemic or as personal as having kids at home and fighting the urge to reach for the wine bottle every night, we are feeling overwhelmed and out of control. But in this timely book, Judson Brewer explains how to uproot anxiety at its source using brain-based techniques and small hacks accessible to anyone.
We Are All So Good at Smiling
By: Amber McBride
They Both Die at the End meets The Bell Jar in this haunting, beautiful young adult novel-in-verse about clinical depression and healing from trauma, from National Book Award Finalist Amber McBride.
By: Christopher Krovatin
Aly Theland doesn’t understand what’s happening to her. She comes from a very normal family and lives a very normal life.There’s only one thing off. When Aly gets angry, things burst into flame. Aly doesn’t feel she’s in control of this. But as the fires get better and the stakes get higher, something has to be done. Because it’s not just flames Aly’s unleashing, it’s . . . evil.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Chesapeake Shores Season 6
The multi-generational family drama, “Chesapeake Shores” will return for its sixth and final season. Based on the New York Times bestselling series of books by Sherryl Woods. “Chesapeake Shores” explores the lives and loves of four generations of the O’Brien family, after the homecoming of eldest daughter Abby (Ory) and – over the past five seasons – has seen the family reconcile following a painful chapter in their past.
Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as he reaches adolescence, but soon discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.
Fruit Salad Big Show
The Resident: Season 2
A group of doctors at Chastain Memorial Hospital face personal and professional challenges on a daily basis. Season 2 starts a week into Conrad and Nic’s rekindled romance. We’ll get to see the good and the bad of their relationship, and find out what broke them up initially. But it will be a rocky road due to their past.