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Becky Dixon

October is an exciting time of year, and the Niagara Falls Public Library is ready to celebrate with fun programs and events. Be sure to pick up our Fall 2018 magazine to learn about all the exciting programs and events happening this Fall.

Teen Read Week is October 7th - 13th. Throughout the whole week, any teen caught reading by a library staff member will get a chance to win book giveaways! Sign up for our Lights, Camera and Edit program on October 11th to the learn the basics of video editing in our new Oakes Room Media Lab. Or drop in for our Candy Sushi program October 9th from 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. All you need to bring is an empty stomach and an active imagination. Materials are provided.  

In what decade is Stranger Things set? Which of Ron’s brothers is a Gryffindor prefect in Harry’s first year? That’s right: it’s trivia night at the library. Bring a team or come alone and connect with likeminded useless information enthusiasts to compete for some awesome prizes. Trivia Night is Friday, October 12th from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Victoria Avenue Library.

For all you future producers, learn the art of audio with Wow! Recording Studio’s Joe Lapinski! Learn how to prepare for and set up your session, choose and place your mic, and get the most out of our new Oakes Room Media Lab. The best part? It’s completely free and you earn community involvement hours by attending. Don’t miss out on the Recording Book Camp for Teens program on Saturday, October 27th from 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

In October, the Community Centre Library is open until 8:00 p.m. on Fridays. Join us every Friday from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. for our Friday Night Block Party. The Community Centre Library is also open 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Sundays! Let your little artist loose with a mess of sensory, creative experiences with our Toddler Art program on October 14th and October 28th from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Or join us for a half-hour of singing, playing and reading with our Drop-In Storytime on October 21st from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Don’t miss out on our Saturdays at the library! Give old books new life by attending out Altered Books for Kids program at the Community Centre Library on October 27th from 10:30-11:30. Or sign up for our Taming the Web for Kids program on October 20th from 10:00 - 12:00. Learn to understand, interact with, and create web content using freely available tools.

Becky Dixon is a Community Development and Programming Librarian.

 

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2018-10-02

October is an exciting time of year, and the Niagara Falls Public Library is ready to celebrate with fun programs and events. Be sure to pick up our Fall 2018 magazine to learn about all the exciting programs and events happening this Fall.

2018-10-02

One of the coolest things about my job as a Local History Librarian is the new things that I discover almost every day.

2018-09-18

Come discover all the services Community Centre Library has to offer on Friday evenings and Sundays!

2018-09-13

Believe it or not, September is upon us. This means the weather is cooling down, pumpkins (and pumpkin spice!) are popping up everywhere, leaves are starting to change colours, and school has just begun for many young children entering kindergarten.

2018-08-18

Home to a walking track, four NHL-sized rinks, three meeting rooms, a concession stand, and a store, the Gale Centre is an impressive facility. What makes it even better though? Definitely the fact that it's also home to the fifth (and smallest) branch of the Niagara Falls Public Library.

2018-08-09

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