Posts Tagged ‘library’

  • Library celebrates Family Day

    Feb 12, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Public Library is open for business on Feb. 17, Family Day. Branches that are regularly open on Mondays will be open for Family Day. Stop by and borrow some books, movies, or spend some time in your library branch. The Chatham Branch is open...

  • Library can help

    Feb 4, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Getting help for adults with academic challenges is as close as your local library branch. The Chatham-Kent Public Library offers the Brainfuse database free to its patrons. Brainfuse offers online academic services designed to support different learning...

  • Escape to Hogwarts

    Dec 17, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Grab some friends and uncover the clues to find your missing Hogwarts Express ticket before time runs out in the “Escape to Hogwarts: Harry Potter Breakout Room.” The Chatham branch of the C-K Public Library hosts the room on open days from Dec. 23 to...

  • Give the gift of reading

    Dec 10, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Give the gift of reading this holiday with a CKPL Gift membership. Gift memberships grant the user 24/7 access to CKPL’s Virtual Library so they can enjoy thousands of ebooks, streaming movies and music, emagazines and more. Residents of Chatham-Kent, St....

  • Turn library late fees into food

    Nov 26, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Public Library is running its first ever Food for Fines initiative this week. Until Nov. 30, patrons can bring in non-perishable food items to any CKPL branch and, as a thank you, CKPL will waive $5 in overdue fines per donated item, up to a...

  • Book Bash a free and interactive success

    Oct 30, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    More than 800 students from across Chatham-Kent were able to meet local authors, learn some coding, check out engineering clubs and robots, browse through tons of books, listen to stories and watch Indigenous dancers, all for free Oct. 23. Book Bash, an event...

  • Library hosting naval reservist

    Oct 24, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A member of the Royal Canadian Naval Reserve from HMCS Hunter will be speaking at the Chatham Branch of Chatham-Kent Public Library on Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the Canadian military experience through the sharing...

  • CKPL wants you to ‘Come Write In’

    Oct 24, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    This fall, Chatham-Kent Public Library invites everyone to “Come Write In” with the National Novel Writing Month Challenge. Every year thousands participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), the worldwide challenge of completing a 50,000-word...

  • Adulting 101: ’80s aerobics experience

    Oct 9, 19 • 0 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    Do you miss “sweating to the oldies?” Then come out to Chatham-Kent Public Library’s ’80s Aerobics Experience on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. Channel your inner Jane Fonda and practice your jazzercise skills while listening to classic ’80s jams. Costumes are...

  • Fall book sale approaches

    Oct 8, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Come down to the Chatham branch of the C-K Public Library to take part in annual book fair from Oct. 23 to Oct.26. If you can make it on opening night, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., you will be able to participate in the $5 preview night were you will get first pick...