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What's Happening @ WPL

  • 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, 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
  • Mar 11, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Main Branch , 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    (Family) Learn how to make two fancy cupcakes with Lisa from Talent 2 Design! Fee: $10 per child and caregiver.
  • Mar 11, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Main Branch , 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    (8-12 yrs) Do you love learning about or collecting fossils, gems and minerals? Join two members of the Niagara Peninsula Geological Society to learn more about the treasures hidden inside our planet. Each child will receive a sample for their own collection and enjoy a small activity.
  • Mar 12, 2024, 10:10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    (Preschool) Listen to dog themed stories, sing songs, play with the parachute, pop bubbles, and make a canine craft!
  • Mar 12, 2024, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Main Branch , 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    (Family) Come join Welland's very own Anna Olson from the Food Network as she takes you on a mystery taste testing and flavour guessing adventure! There will be time at the end for a meet and greet along with a Q&A and photo opportunities.
  • Mar 12, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Seaway Mall -Centre Court , 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 5Z4, Canada
    Join BenTastic The Magician for a spellbinding show filled with wonder, laughter, and jaw-dropping magic. Witness incredible tricks, interactive performances, and a touch of mystery that will spark the imagination of all ages. No registration required.
  • Mar 13, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Main Branch , 50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON L3B 6J1, Canada
    Therapy Tails Ontario is coming to visit with children at the library for the purpose of furthering children’s reading skills in a non-judgmental format.
  • Mar 13, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Seaway Mall Branch, 800 Niagara St, Welland, ON L3C 1M3, Canada
    (8-12 yrs) Bring a friend and come play a fun game of chess! Suitable for those with intermediate and advanced chess experience.

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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