Activities

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CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

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DECEMBER 3rd from 11am to 4pm

STORY TIME AND CRAFT ACTIVITIES

Every Saturday Morning at 10am, unless otherwise indicated (NOTE: all activities on December 3rd will be held in the Salle Amédée-Beaudoin. See above for details)

Our weekly story time is a chance for kids ages 3 to 7 to come together to listen to great stories in both languages, to play, create, and have fun! 

FAMILY BOOK CLUB

Every month, September through May

Next Meeting: Thursday, December 1st at 6:30pm

Discussion of OPHIE’S GHOSTS by Justina Ireland

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Kids and parents are invited to come join a fun and informal meetup that is geared to spark excitement about books and reading. There will be games and activities, and participants will be invited to share what they’ve been reading recently.

Every other month, kids and parents are invited to read a selected work of middle grade fiction together, and then gather at the library to talk about it as a group, and dig deeper into the story and share insights and ideas.

More details & the list of books here

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

January 26th at 6:30pm

SIGN-UP REQUIRED

Local Dungeon Master extraordinaire Patrick Lafortune offers a monthly introduction to the world of Dungeons & Dragons for kids ages 8-14. Space is limited. Sign up in advance. Each session can accomodate up to 6 kids. If less than 4 sign up, we will cancel the activity.

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BOARD GAME NIGHT

Wednesday, November 30th

6pm-7:30pm

SIGN-UP REQUIRED

We are starting a new biweekly board game night for kids ages 8 to 14. Each time we meet we will be presenting and playing a new board game.

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/S1fDEMwAmjCUQNpg7

DISCOVER LEGO MINDSTORMS ROBOTICS (ages 8 and up)

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LEGO MINDSTORMS are programmable robotics that challenge adults and kids alike to use their coding skills to take playtime to the next level. We will be offering regular small group sessions with our Youth Services Assistant, Massimo, to build and code our robots.

Sign up to let us know you are interested.We will be in touch to propose specific dates and times.

Made possible with the generous support from the Tillotson Foundation.

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ADULT ACTIVITIES

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ART SHOW: Lennoxville Art Group

November 3rd- January 5th– Vernissage: Saturday November 5th at 11:30am

Works of 10 local artists from the Lennoxville Art group. Landscapes, still lifes, marine scenes in oil and acrylic. Beautiful, locally created art at affordable prices.
Come see them anytime the library is open.

“COLLAGE CONFAB” ART GROUP

Next meeting: TBD (JANUARY 2023)

6:30pm

An informal, no-pressure group that gathers to make collage and chat. No experience needed. Art is for everyone! Details here

BOOK CLUBS In French and English

In English:

On ZOOM, every other Wednesday from 12 to 1pm.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89834510119

NEXT MEETINGS: December 7th, January 11th

Click here for a list of books discussed at past meetings

In French:

NEXT MEETING: January 2023. Date TBD

PLEASE sign up in advance by contacting the library
bibliolen@gmail.com/ 819 562-4949

Click here for a list of books discussed at past meetings

Both clubs operate the same way: participants come prepared to share and discuss with the group one or several books they’ve read recently. All are welcome.

Are you an Anglophone looking to brush up your French, or a Francophone looking to practice your English? Both clubs welcome the participation of those looking to connect with literature and conversation in another language.

BOOK SALE

SATURDAY, December 3rd: 11am – 4pm

Hundreds of books in French and English, most for only one or two dollars! Fiction and nonfiction, books for kids and adults. Rare and collectible items too!

THE SALE WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE SALLE AMÉDÉE-BEAUDOIN (above the OLD FIRESTATION AT 10, SAMUEL-GRATHAM STREET FACING SQUARE QUEEN)

Help us reduce the environmental impact of our sale as much as possible. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BAGS.

BOOK DONATIONS: The library accepts donations of books in good condition, published within the last 20-30 years. No dictionaries, encyclopedias, or textbooks please. Your donations are a precious support to the Library which is an non-profit organization mandated by the City of Sherbrooke to serve all Sherbrooke residents free of charge.