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

(TAGS: Book Clubs)

NTPL has a growing collection of book clubs 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.

Simcoe Reads 2021

(TAGS: Special Event, Author Talks)

7 Libraries. 7 Books. 1 Winner. Seven Simcoe County libraries are squaring off for a cover-to-cover competition!

New Tecumseth Public Library proudly announces Greenwood, by Micahel Christie, as its Simcoe Reads 2021 selection. Championed by local author Judy Penz Sheluk.

Simcoe NaNoWriMo 

(TAGS: Special Event, Writing Groups)

Join 8 Simcoe County libraries as they celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)!

One Book, One New Tecumseth 2021

(TAGS: Book Clubs)

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 returns with a bang! We are thrilled to announce An Evening with Linwood Barclay, discussing his new book Find You First

Making Change Simcoe County

If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

(TAGS: Special Event)

This Making Change community presentation will spark conversations and discussions around diversity and inclusion. Through sharing their lived experiences as Black women, Making Change presenters bring a conversation about how Making Change is a lifelong journey. Meant to move the conversation forward and being mindful of the sensitive nature of the discussion, they share perspectives and suggestions on becoming an ally and doing self-work around anti-Black racism.

Beeton Cookbook Club

(TAGS: Clubs)

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!!

Genealogy Club

(TAGS: Clubs)

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

Kanopy Club

(TAGS: Clubs)

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

New Tecumseth Script Readers

(TAGS: Clubs)

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!


For more information, please contact Kim at

NTPL’s Money Management

(TAGS: Clubs)

Explore the world of money management with NTPL!

NTPL Poetry Circle

(TAGS:Clubs )

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.

Wordsmiths Writer’s Group

(TAGS: Clubs)

Who are the Wordsmiths? We are everyone and anyone with a passion to write. Whatever our skill level, we support and encourage, regularly challening each other with new ways to tell our stories. Join us!