Cozy Music

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Thursday, March 16

Tottenham Fitness & Community Centre, 139 Queen St. N.

10:30 am

Cozy Music is a fun-filled, interactive music performance for young children that entertains as well as educates. Her program is a mixture of traditional and original songs with engaging melodies which help children to explore many different moods and celebrate life and the joy of making music. Cosima Grunsky plays the guitar and a variety of other instruments from around the world, including hand drum and dulcimer.

Cosima Grunsky is a singer, songwriter, artist, mother of two little boys,and yes, she’s the daughter of Prologue’s own Jack Grunsky. She has been singing and performing to live audiences with her dad since she was eight years old.

Tickets are $5.00 each and will be on sale in all three branches beginning Saturday, February 18. All attendees require a ticket.

 

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The Three Little Pigs

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presented by DuffleBag Theatre

Wednesday, March 15

Beeton Memorial Arena, 22 Second St.

10:30 am

DuffleBag Theatre returns for another fun-filled and hilarious season of interactive storytelling theatre! Since 1992, the “Nearly World-Famous DuffleBag Theatre” has become one of the most celebrated companies at festivals and schools across the country.

Tickets are $5.00 each and will be on sale in all three branches beginning Saturday, February 18. All attendees require a ticket.

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Imagination on the Loose!

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Tuesday, March 14

Alliston Memorial Arena, 49 Nelson St. W.

10:30 am

Nathalie Vachon has delighted audiences in Canada, the U.S. and Asia with her whimsical and imaginative tales. She effortlessly creates stories to spark the imagination, and delivers them with heart, warmth and an infectious love of storytelling.

Tickets are $4.00 each and will be on sale in all three branches beginning Saturday, February 18. All attendees require a ticket.

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Empress and the Prairie Girl

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presented by Cameron Austin

Monday, March 13

1:00 pm

Memorial Branch

Cameron Austin lives, teaches, and writes in Alliston, having moved to the area after completing his teaching degree in Outdoor and Experiential Education at Queen’s University.
A musician as well, Cameron has recorded and performed with Melissa McClelland of Whitehorse and JUNO award winner Errol Starr, and will soon be releasing a third album of his own material.

Join Mr. Austin as he shares his new picture book, Empress and the Prairie Girl, and music with us.

Limited free tickets available beginning Saturday February 18 on a first come, first served basis. All attendees require a ticket.

 

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An Evening with Charlotte Gray

New Tecumseth Public Library is pleased to announce that the 2017 One Book, One New Tecumseth author will be charlotte-promiseCharlotte Gray featuring The Promise of Canada: 150 Years – People and Ideas That Have Shaped Our Country. The event will culminate in an author visit and book signing on Saturday, May 13th at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort. Tickets are $10.00 and will be available at all three library branches starting February 14th.

Charlotte Gray is the author of ten acclaimed books of non-fiction, including The Massey Murder, Gold Diggers, Nellie McClung, Reluctant Genius, and Sisters in the Wilderness. Charlotte has won numerous awards, holds five honorary doctorates and appears regularly on radio and television as a political and cultural commentator.

Copies of The Promise of Canada can be borrowed from any NTPL branch. Copies will be available for purchase in February. Please call your branch for more details.

Please join us for a wonderful evening with Charlotte Gray as we begin our celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary.

Photo of Charlotte Gray courtesy of Valberg Imaging.

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Drop In & Play With Us

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It’s international puzzle week – so we’ve dusted off the puzzles and have them out in all three branches for you to complete for us.

Puzzles are a favourite pastime for millions of people of all ages. In honor of International Puzzle Week, the branches will offer various types of puzzles throughout the week for you to enjoy – jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, word-find puzzles, Sudoku, etc.

Drop by and play with us!

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Social Media 101

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Have you ever asked yourself or others any of these questions:

  • What is social media?
  • What is social networking?
  • What are the potential benefits & drawbacks of social networking?
  • What are some popular social networks and how do they differ?

We have the answers to these and several other questions that help you discover what the fuss really is all about in regards to Social Media. We’ll look at eight of the most popular Social Media networks as well.

There is still limited space available so please call the Memorial Branch [705-435-5651] today to register and reserve your spot!

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Student Staff Now Up & Coming Fashion Designer

Did you catch Breakfast Television this morning? One of the stories featured up-and-coming designers, and Kristian Nielsen, a former staff member from NTPL was one of the designers celebrated. Congratulations Kristian! We’re proud to say “we knew you when…”

 

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Food for Thought

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Word of the Week

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