Adult Programs & Events

Get Out And Do Something

New Tecumseth Public Library’s Adult programming includes several book clubs, a genealogy club, and our One Book, One New Tecumseth initiative.

Book Clubs & Book Club Sets

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NTPL has a growing collection of book clubs in all three branches for patrons to enjoy.

If you are a member of an NTPL book club, please contact your facilitator to find out how your group will be meeting during the COVID-19 crisis. Many clubs are meeting via Zoom.

One Book, One New Tecumseth

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One Book, One New Tecumseth is a program that encourages the community to celebrate the books and writing of Canadian authors through the collective experience of reading and discussing the same book. One Book, One New Tecumseth had its inaugural season in the summer of 2013, with the book “Above All Things” by Tanis Rideout.

Beeton Cookbook Club

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Foodies Unite! The Beeton Cookbook Club meets the third Wednesday of each month (Sept-June) 6:30pm at the Beeton D.A. Jones Branch library. DUE TO COVID WE ARE CURRENTLY MEETING OVER ZOOM. Members are invited to explore cookbooks and recipes based on the month’s theme, and then to share their experiences with the group during the meeting. All welcome to attend this free NTPL program!!

Big Library Read

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Participate in this global E-book reading club!

travel club

Club Travel

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Do you love to travel? Are you an arm-chair traveler? Share your pictures and your stories – and enjoy other people’s adventures with Club Travel.  DUE TO COVID WE ARE CURRENTLY MEETING OVER ZOOM.

We are looking for travellers who want to share their stories and pictures to an audience of either armchair or active travellers. The Library has a laptop and projector that can be used for presentations.

Film Society Take Two – The Kanopy Club

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Did you know you now have free access to thousands of online movies with your library card, via the Kanopy platform? Watch our pre-selected film at home each month, and then sign in to the Zoom program on the scheduled date and time to discuss. Think book club, but for film!

Film Society

Fit & Fabulous 

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New Tecumseth Public Library partners with local health and fitness businesses in a quest to keep New Tecumseth residents Fit and Fabulous! 

Genealogy Club

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The Genealogy Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month, currently via Zoom, from 2-4 pm. All are welcome.

National Canadian Film Day Celebration

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NTPL partners with The Circle Theatre to celebrate National Canadian Film Day!

New Tecumseth Script Readers

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Bringing scripts to life… without makeup, costumes or a stage! Join us to table read and experience some of the greatest plays ever written.

No memorization required!

DUE TO COVID WE ARE CURRENTLY MEETING OVER ZOOM. 

For more information, please contact Kim at kimburgess@ntpl.ca

NTPL’s Money Management

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Explore the world of money management with NTPL!

NTPL Play Reading Series

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NTPL’s Play Reading Series celebrates thought-provoking and entertaining plays, hosting Performance Readings in a casual library branch setting. Twice annually, Reading Participants and a Director work together to produce a dramatic reading of a pre-selected play. Discussion and Q&A follow the Reading.

NTPL Poetry Circle

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Calling all poets! Join our Zoom program to share and discuss traditional written or spoken word poetry. Share your own or bring an old favourite. Listeners welcome too.

Seasonal Decor: 2021 Vision Board Workshop

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Manifest your dreams and set your intentions for this upcoming challenging year! Join us to begin the journey of creating your own personal 2021 Vision Board: see it, formalize it, realize it! Cathy Clark from One Love One Heart Yoga will guide us through an Intention Meditation and then provide Vision Board instruction. Some materials provided.

Win! Win! Win!

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April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate NTPL is offering you the chance to win a boxed set of Rupi Kaur’s books milk and honey and the sun and her flowers. Winner will also receive an NTPL canvas tote bag!

To enter simply email Kim at kimburgess@ntpl.ca; tell us why you would love to win and read Rupi Kaur! Draw closes the end of April.

Wordsmiths Writer’s Group

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Wordsmiths Writer’s Group is accepting new members.

The writing challenges we create help us to explore ideas and unfamiliar genres.

Beeton Seedy Saturday

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Beeton’s Annual Celebration of Seeds! Seedy Saturday in partnership with Beeton Horticultural Society and the BTBIA.