Programs & Events

Please note all children attending our programs & events must be accompanied by an adult.  When registering by email include:  Name & Phone Number and the Program Name.

MAY 2019

Gardening at the Waters Edge

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
6:30pm to 7:30pm
at the Humphrey Branch,
15 Humphrey Drive
Join Georgian Bay Master Gardeners Karen Tolton and Anne Bossart to learn about gardening at the water’s edge.  This is a free presentation and no registration is required.

Humphrey PS Mayfest

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
5:00pm to 7:30pm
Humphrey Arena, 15 Humphrey Drive 

Visit our table at the 26th Annual Mayfest Fundraiser for Humphrey Public School.  The Friends of the Humphrey Branch and The Friends of the Foley Branch will be donating baskets for auction too!  See you there!

Native Plants and Deer-Proofing

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
at the Foley Branch, 60 Rankin Lake Road, Seguin

Join Georgian Bay Master Gardeners Tracy Bosley & Carol Alanko to learn about native plants and deer-proofing your garden.  This is a free presentation and no registration is required

Annual Friends of Humphrey Spring Tea

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
2:30pm to 5:00pm 
Humphrey Branch
15 Humphrey Drive, Seguin

Join us for an afternoon of tea & desserts and our basket draw!  Tickets for the Spring Basket are on sale now at the Humphrey Branch.  $2 per ticket or $5 for 3 tickets. 
Everyone is welcome to this free social event.

Community Gardens

Wednesday, May 22nd
6 pm to 7 pm
at the Rosseau Branch
2 Victoria Street West, Rosseau

Meet us at the Rosseu Branch where Linda Sellers of the Rosseau
Horticultural Society will talk about the planned community gardens and
the Rosseau Healing Garden at the Ruth Dare Health Clinic. Join her
for a walk to the the clinic and around the garden after the class.  This is a free presentation and no registration is required.

Sawyer the Therapy Dog

Saturday, May 25th, 2019
11:00am to 1:00pm 
Humphrey Branch
15 Humphrey Drive, Seguin

Drop in to the Humphrey Branch and meet Sawyer the Therapy Dog from East and West Parry Sound Victim Services.
Follow Sawyer on Facebook @ Sawyer the Therapy Dog

APRIL 2019

Create a Wire Bonsai

Big THANK YOU to Bob Nelson of Country Bear Bonsai for leading a workshop on creating bonsai style trees from wire.  7 people participated in this event and all went home with a project well under way.  We hope to get Bob, who is on Facebook as counrtybear bonsai, back this summer to accommodate any others interested in creating their own wire bonsai.

Intro to Organic Gardening

Thank you to Rob and Tish Olsen of Beaver Creek Organic Farm in McKellar for their presentation at the Christie Branch on April 13, 2019.  15 people attended a presentation on the importance of seed diversity and seed sharing, preservation of heirloom varieties, organic gardening practices, and meeting the challenges of food production in our more northern environment. The Olsen’s were happy to share their knowledge, experience and seeds with us.  For more information about their farm and the produce they have for sale email them at

Silk Scarves

We had fun (again) creating a special silk scarf with local crafter Suzanne Robitaille.  8 creative participants went home with a unique and special gift.  Thank you Suzanne!

Enter our Saturday Lego Zone & Build!

Seguin Public Libraries has a TON of Lego!  Available most Saturday’s 10:30am until a 1/2 hour before closing.  Use your imagination, our challenge cards or the sets with instructions.  Everything is AWESOME!

Calling all Puzzle Champions!

Come into the Humphrey or Foley Branch to work on the community puzzle.  Bring your family, friends & neighbours to join in the puzzle-ing fun!
#seguinpubliclibraries #communitypuzzle

Music @ the Foley Branch

Play some tunes on the keyboard!  Feel free to practice, tutor & have fun with our piano keyboard during branch hours. 
Library Staff reserve the right to restrict use, or ask you to stop playing at anytime. This piano keyboard & sheet music is on loan to the Foley Library. Please handle with care & use the headphones provided. 

Colouring, not just for kids anymore...

The Foley Branch has frame quality colouring sheets & pencil crayons for our mature patrons.  Relax, colour & repeat.  

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