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  • Feb 21, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Main Branch, 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    Looking for a scribe tribe to share your creative writing with!? Look no further! You are invited to join - and help us develop - our newly-formed group.
  • Feb 21, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    In these volatile markets, are you comfortable with your financial future?  This review of the financial planning process will help you to ensure that you are properly positioned with investments, insurance, estate planning, and tax reduction techniques.
  • Feb 22, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Diamond Trail Branch, 315 Southworth St S, Welland, ON L3B 1Z8, Canada
    Reading Buddies is a program aimed at providing an engaging environment to help improve reading skills. Children aged 5-11 will be paired with a teen volunteer who will use books and literacy based games to practice reading. Children of all reading levels are welcome.
  • Feb 23, 2024, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    The Hospice Grief Walk welland povides opportunity for people who are experiencing loss of a loved one to gather, walk together, talk about their grief, and share their stories. The group is facilitated by trained Hospice Niagara volunteers. To register, please call 905-984-8766 x233.
  • Feb 24, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    Dogs from Therapeutic Paws of Canada (TPOC) will be visiting the library! Read with TPOC certified dogs, who help to provide stress relief and comfort; they do love a good book!
  • Feb 24, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Welland Museum, 140 King St, Welland, ON L3B 3J3, Canada
    Dave Bennison returns to talk about Shipping on the Welland River in the 19th century from Wellandport to Buffalo. Presented in partnership with the Welland Museum.
  • Feb 26, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    Pose and stretch in this yoga class designed for older adults. Presented in partnership with the Seaway Mall. *No class February 19
  • Feb 26, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Main Branch, 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    Pay only what you can as there are no set prices at this in-library fresh produce market! Please bring your own bag.
  • Feb 26, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Main Branch , 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    Therapy Tails Ontario is coming to visit with children at the library with the aim of furthering children’s reading skills in a non-judgmental way. Make a new friend by reading to a Therapy Tail Dog. Register for your ten-minute reading session today!
  • Feb 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Main Branch , 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    Il etait une fois…venez lire une histoire en français avec On y va à la bibliothèque! Il s'agit d'une baisse de classe. Aucune inscription n'est requise! Once upon a time…join us for storytime in French with EarlyOn at the library! This is a Drop in Class. No Registration is required!
  • Feb 27, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Main Branch, 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    WPL is launching a digital Human Library featuring local seniors sharing their unique histories. These video recordings can be viewed on our website or at the Main Branch kiosk. Join us for a celebration of these valued citizens, and of the collection and preservation of their wisdom and stories.
  • Feb 28, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Main Branch , Main Branch, 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    (13-17 years) A "zine" is an independent publication, a DIY magazine-like thing. In this introductory workshop, join us to make a one-page zine on your topic of interest. All supplies included.
  • Feb 29, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    Author Maria Coletta McLean will join our book club via Zoom to discuss her newest book, Privacy is a Foreign Word in Supino. 
  • Mar 06, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Main Branch, 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    The Government of Canada offers many benefits, programs and services to help support residents at every stage of their lives, whether new to the country or having always lived in Canada. This session will provide a general overview of Canadian public pensions, EI benefits as well as supports.
  • Mar 07, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Main Branch , 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    (0-6 yrs) Il etait une fois…venez lire une histoire en français avec On y va à la bibliothèque! Il s'agit d'une baisse de classe. Aucune inscription n'est requise! Once upon a time…join us for storytime in French with EarlyOn at the library! This is a Drop in Class.
  • Mar 09, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Main Branch, 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    (10+ yrs) This course is designed for children 10 years of age and older to help prepare them to stay safe in times when they may be alone for short periods of time. A lunch and two 15-minute breaks will be taken during the workshop. Fee: $60/person
  • Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    Dogs from Therapeutic Paws of Canada (TPOC) will visit the library this summer! TPOC certified dogs provide stress relief and comfort. Spend a little time with these gentle friends and chat with their handlers. Visitors are welcome to read to the dogs; they do love a good book!
  • Mar 09, 2024, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    Bring the family and create a step-by-step instructed watercolour painting. Do one as a family or paint one individually. Fee: $10/canvas

Land Acknowledgement Statement

The Welland Public Library is situated on treaty land. This land is steeped in the rich history of the First Nations such as the Hatiwendaronk, the Haudenosaunee, and the Anishinaabe, including the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. There are many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people from across Turtle Island that live and work in Niagara today. The Welland Public Library stands with all Indigenous people, past and present, in promoting the wise stewardship of the lands on which we live.

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