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October 2021

Learn Libby

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Libby experts are hosting training sessions to help you access our library’s digital collection of ebooks and audiobooks through the free Libby app! If you haven’t used the FREE Libby app yet to borrow digital titles from the library, join at 10am to learn Libby Basics (40 minutes). Want to learn our favorite tips & tricks- we'll take a Deep Dive at 10:45am (30 minutes). Did you know the legacy OverDrive app is being retired in February of 2022? If…

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Genealogy Club

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2021

Free

The Genealogy Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month, currently on Zoom. All are welcome. Please email Chris at clee@ntpl.ca to find out how to join. During the COVID-19 crisis, the Genealogy Club will have discussions through the new Genealogy Club Facebook page. Please join us there.  Check out this Google Research Strategies eBook from Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems at www.GenealogyGems.com, home of the free Genealogy Gems Podcast. For more information, please contact Chris at clee@ntpl.ca.

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Beeton Cookbook Club

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Soups & Stews Cooler weather means sweaters and blankets and comfort food like soups and stews! The Beeton Cookbook Club invites you to join us to explore soup and stew making. Test, taste and review recipes. All welcome!

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NTPL Poetry Circle

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

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.  October’s theme: RIDDLE POEMS.

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Wordsmiths

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Free

Wordsmiths writer’s group continues to meet on Tuesday afternoons. The writing challenges we create help us to explore ideas and unfamiliar genres. New members welcome. For more information, please contact Brenda at bshort@ntpl.ca.

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What is NaNoWriMo?

October 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Lessons Learned as a Writer Learn about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and how you can get inspired this November with support from other writers on the same journey. Join 8 Simcoe County libraries as they celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and support writers on their journey to write a novel in one month with space to write, access to wifi, computers, resources and virtual socials/write-ins and events. Participating Libraries include; Barrie, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Essa, Innisfil, Midland, New…

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What is NaNoWriMo?

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Lessons Learned as a Writer Learn about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and how you can get inspired this November with support from other writers on the same journey. Join 8 Simcoe County libraries as they celebrate National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and support writers on their journey to write a novel in one month with space to write, access to wifi, computers, resources and virtual socials/write-ins and events. Participating Libraries include; Barrie, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Essa, Innisfil, Midland, New…

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November 2021

Simcoe NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This week's virtual write-in is hosted by Barrie Public Library. These write-in are a chance for writers to chat about their projects and their writing processes, and to engage in various writing exercises. Register at https://barrielibrary.libnet.info/event/5625702

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Wordsmiths

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Free

Wordsmiths writer’s group continues to meet on Tuesday afternoons. The writing challenges we create help us to explore ideas and unfamiliar genres. New members welcome. For more information, please contact Brenda at bshort@ntpl.ca.

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Simcoe NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

This week's virtual write-in is hosted by Innisfil IdeaLab and Library. These write-in are a chance for writers to chat about their projects and their writing processes, and to engage in various writing exercises. Registration link coming soon.

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New Tecumseth Script Readers

November 12 @ 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2021

Free

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! Script Readers is currently meeting on Zoom. If you are interested and would like to find out more, please email Kim at kimburgess@ntpl.ca.

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Genealogy Club

November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2021

Free

The Genealogy Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month, currently on Zoom. All are welcome. Please email Chris at clee@ntpl.ca to find out how to join. During the COVID-19 crisis, the Genealogy Club will have discussions through the new Genealogy Club Facebook page. Please join us there.  Check out this Google Research Strategies eBook from Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems at www.GenealogyGems.com, home of the free Genealogy Gems Podcast. For more information, please contact Chris at clee@ntpl.ca.

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Self-Publishing

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Local author Tracy L Ward will help you learn to navigate the daunting world of self-publishing. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8c0J3lkYkj8fEs120mGLwr3jcw1PLx6T_SsK_tJxyqxCMXQ/viewform

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Simcoe NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

This week's virtual write-in is hosted by Bradford-West Gwillimbury Public Library. These write-in are a chance for writers to chat about their projects and their writing processes, and to engage in various writing exercises. Registration link coming soon.

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Wordsmiths

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Free

Wordsmiths writer’s group continues to meet on Tuesday afternoons. The writing challenges we create help us to explore ideas and unfamiliar genres. New members welcome. For more information, please contact Brenda at bshort@ntpl.ca.

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Simcoe NaNoWriMo Write-In

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

This week's virtual write-in is hosted by New Tecumseth Public Library. These write-in are a chance for writers to chat about their projects and their writing processes, and to engage in various writing exercises.

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Failing (and Succeeding!) with NaNoWriMo

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Local author Judy Penz Sheluk has participated in NaNoWriMo four times, failing each time to write a novel in a month, and yet ultimately succeeding in writing and publishing six books in six years! Join us to chat with Judy about her fifth NaNoWriMo attempt, and to share your own NaNoWriMo efforts and results.

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December 2021

Editing Your Novel

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Local poet, author and educator Bruce Meyers will show us the ins and outs of editing your manuscript. Register at https://barrielibrary.libnet.info/event/5567327

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Wordsmiths

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Free

Wordsmiths writer’s group continues to meet on Tuesday afternoons. The writing challenges we create help us to explore ideas and unfamiliar genres. New members welcome. For more information, please contact Brenda at bshort@ntpl.ca.

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New Tecumseth Script Readers

December 10 @ 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2021

Free

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! Script Readers is currently meeting on Zoom. If you are interested and would like to find out more, please email Kim at kimburgess@ntpl.ca.

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Genealogy Club

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2021

Free

The Genealogy Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month, currently on Zoom. All are welcome. Please email Chris at clee@ntpl.ca to find out how to join. During the COVID-19 crisis, the Genealogy Club will have discussions through the new Genealogy Club Facebook page. Please join us there.  Check out this Google Research Strategies eBook from Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems at www.GenealogyGems.com, home of the free Genealogy Gems Podcast. For more information, please contact Chris at clee@ntpl.ca.

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Wordsmiths

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Free

Wordsmiths writer’s group continues to meet on Tuesday afternoons. The writing challenges we create help us to explore ideas and unfamiliar genres. New members welcome. For more information, please contact Brenda at bshort@ntpl.ca.

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