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Fall 2020 Online Programs & Events

All our online programs are held using Zoom
Please email brandy@brockvillelibrary.ca to register for all online programs and events listed here.

Métis Culture and Heritage Series

Thursday, October 8th, 2020, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Zoom meeting
Learn about the history of traditional Métis Sash making with Noohkum Candace Lloyd. This introductory activity will teach you to weave a bracelet or bookmark sized sash using yarn. The finger weaving techniques provided have been used by Métis individuals for centuries. The skills learned are a foundation for more intricate arts including dot art and beading. 

Thursday, November 5th, 2020, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Zoom meeting
Learn about the history of Métis style dot art with Noohkum Candace Lloyd. Learn to apply raised paint dots on canvas in Métis floral patterns and designs and incorporating a Spirit dot. 

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Zoom meeting
Learn about the history of traditional Métis bead work with Noohkum Candace Lloyd. Métis bead work is a unique blend of First Nations beading and European embroidery patterns, These brightly coloured designs are based on nature. You will use felt, seed beads, and needle and thread to complete this project. Basic needle and thread use and knot tying are recommended skills for this activity. 

For youth and adults age 12+. All supplies included. Once you are registered, you will pick up the kit at the Library, then attend an online teaching using Zoom. It is recommended that you register for all three sessions for skill development. 

Free, registration is required at the Library or on Eventbrite

Community Living

A bi-weekly zoom meet up for local area residents age 20+ with physical and developmental disabilities. Join us for conversation and connections.  Each week will include show & tell, word games, bingo and a reading challenge. 

Schedule: Fridays 10:30 am

November 13, 27

December 11

Email brandy@brockvillelibrary.ca for the Zoom link.

Resources & Activities

Take a look at our resources and activities list below. If you’re looking for eBooks and more, check out our Online Resources page.

AudioBook Cloud

All ages audiobook database. No library card required.

RomanceBook Cloud

A huge collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd! No library card required.

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