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Friday Family Films

NTPL has been pleased to present Friday Family Films on every P.A. Day this school year. This Friday, June 9th, is the last P.A. Day of the year and once again, NTPL has a great film lined up.

Drop by the D.A. Jones Branch (Beeton) to enjoy “The Croods” this Friday, June 9th at 1:00 pm.  It’s fun and it’s free! And we provide the popcorn and juice!

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After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.

 

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It’s March – The Break is Coming Quickly – Are You Ready for Fun @ NTPL?

Local author and teacher Cameron Austin shares his new picture book and music with us. You won’t want to miss him!

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Cozy Music

cosima-grunsky-catalogue-prologue-org_presented by Cosima Grunsky

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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Board Game Club Returns

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Board Game Club returns Saturday, November 19th from 2:30-4 pm at the Memorial Branch. See you there!

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Playful Puppetry

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Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre plays in the style of puppetry where the puppeteers are in full view of the audience as they work the puppets. This technique gives children a chance to see how everything works and to have a direct contact with the artists. Accompanied by musician Ainsley McNeaney, Rag & Bone makes delightful stories about soft-hearted Owl irresistible. Owl at Home is inspired by the book of celebrated author and illustrator Arnold Lobel.

You won’t want to miss their “Owl at Home” performance at the Beeton Memorial Arena this Saturday in honour of #ontariolibraryweek. They’ll be there at 10:30 am. Tickets are only $5.00/person and are available in all three branches of the library.

 

 

See you there!

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One Month ‘Til Ontario Library Week!

NTPL is so excited to announce a full line-up of special events & programs to celebrate Ontario Library Week, October 16-22, 2016. There is something for everyone over the course of the week and we hope you will join us in celebrating the library.

Monday, October 17 – Tech Talk: Social Media 101

2:00 pm

W.I. Room, Memorial Branch, Alliston

Please join us for the launch of our new technical assistance series. Register today & learn the fundamentals of the most popular Social Media sites.


Tuesday, October 18 – NTPL Film Society

Featuring the film Cinema Paradiso

7:00 pm

Joansie’s Room, D.A. Jones Branch, Beeton

Join us for the launch of our latest adult program. Registration suggested.


Wednesday, October 19 – Genealogy Club

Guest Speaker: Local Historian, Bert Platt

2:00 pm

W.I. Room, Memorial Branch, Alliston


Wednesday, October 19 – Local Authors Night

7:00 pm

Alliston Memorial Arena (49 Nelson St. W.)

Featuring: Ralph Braden, Doug Gardham, JC Kavanagh, Judy Penz Sheluk & Timothy Weatherall.


Thursday, October 20 – Play Reading Series

7:00 pm

Joansie’s Room, D.A. Jones Branch, Beeton

The NTPL Play Reading Series presents Painting Churches by Tina Howe. Readers Catherine Burns, Lorne Derraugh & Janet Hayward will be directed by Colleen Williams for this performance.

Register today.


Friday, October 21 – Downton Abbey Tea

7:00 pm

Tottenham Community & Fitness Centre (139 Queen St. N.)

Please join us for a screening of the first episode of Downton Abbey, followed by a discussion on the history of the Afternoon Tea and tea etiquette presented by Teresa Fox.

We will be serving tea. You can upgrade your tea to “Cream Tea” with a selection of scones & preserves with clotted cream for $5.00 or to an “Evening Tea” with a selection of sandwiches, sweets, and scones & preserves with clotted cream for $12.00, when you register before October 14th.


Saturday, October 22 – Owl at Home

performed by Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre

10:30 am

Beeton Memorial Arena (22 Second St.)

$5.00/ticket
All attendees require a ticket

Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre plays in the style of puppetry where the puppeteers are in full view of the audience as they work the puppets. This technique gives children a chance to see how everything works and to have a direct contact with the artists. Accompanied by musician Ainsley McNeaney, Rag & Bone makes delightful stories about soft-hearted Owl irresistible. Owl at Home is inspired by the book of celebrated
author and illustrator Arnold Lobel.


Saturday, October 22 – Ian Herring, Graphic Novel Artist

2:00 pm

W.I. Room, Memorial Branch, Alliston

Ian has worked as a colourist for both DC Comics & Marvel. You won’t want to miss his presentation. Register today.

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So What is Otaku, You Ask?

Otaku is designed for the anime and manga minded enthusiast! Films, books, discussion and more!  Otaku is a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom.
There are three titles we’ll be focusing on this summer…

Fairy TailFairy Tale;

 

 

 

 

Desert Punk;desert Punk

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Tonari no Seki kun
 Tonari no Seki-Kun: Master of Killing Time.

Material is geared for 14+ years. Drop-in, it’s free!
**Reader/viewer discretion is advised due to mature content.**
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