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Adult Programs

The Orillia Public Library has many fun and informative programs for adults and seniors!  Check out our Calendar of Events for more details!

Upcoming Programs

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, May 26
10am-11:30am
Programming Room

iPad or Android? There's a difference? The Library's tech trainer, Jaclyn, will show you how to spot a Samsung from an iPad.   Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 2
10am-11:30am
Programming Room
Join us in the Programming Room on Tuesday, June 2 from 10am-11:30am as the Simcoe County Master Gardeners show us how to attract butterflies to our garden. 
Everyone welcome; no registration required.  
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Introduction to Your Android Tablet
Thursdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25
10am-11am
Computer Technology Lab
If you have a tablet that is not an iPad, this class if for you!  Sign up for a four week class and let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn Introduce You to Your Android Tablet.  $2 registration fee.  Space is limited.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Introduction to the iPad
Saturday, June 6
10am-11:30am
Computer Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn introduce you to your iPad!  Space is limited; registration is required. $2 registration fee.  (You must have your own iPad for this class.)
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Author Visit: Terry Fallis
Saturday, June 6
1:30pm
Programming Room

We are thrilled to welcome Terry Fallis, winner of the 2015 Leacock Medal for Humour!  The author of "No Relation" will give a reading and sign books on Saturday, June 6 at 1:30pm.  Complimentary cake from Mariposa Market too!  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 9
10am-11:30am
Programming Rooms
Join us as we welcome the Simcoe County Master Gardeners as they discuss "Native wildflowers and invasive plants - the good, bad, and the ugly." Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Books On Tap 
Wednesday, June 10
7:30pm
Marcel's Restaurant
Meet us on the patio at Marcel's Restaurant for the next Books on Tap meeting!  Our June selection is "The Door" by Margaret Atwood.  Drop in to the Library to RSVP and pick up your copy!  
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Get Started with eBooks On Your Tablet
Thursday, June 11
11am-12pm
Technology Lab
Join our Tech Trainer Jaclyn as she shows you how to download Library eBooks to your tablet,
Registration is required; space is limited. $2 registration fee.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Seed Saving Workshop
Thursday, June 11
5:30pm-7:30pm
Programming Room

Join the Orillia Community Gardens for a free introductory workshop to the Orillia Seed Library - how it works and how to grow and save seeds.  Jacob Kearey Moreland will also share his experiences at the 1st International Seed Library Forum held recently in Tucson, Arizona!
All ages welcome; no registration required!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

TD Summer Reading Club Registration begins
Saturday, June 13
Children's Dept.
Join the club with your Library card, kids! Record what you read, write book reviews, and earn badges as you keep reading over the summer and PLAY at our awesome summer programs!
Learn more.  Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 16
10am-11:30am
Programming Room
Join us as we welcome David from Advantage InTravel as he discusses "Traveling in the 21st Century. Opportunities, Challenges and Adventures". No registration required; everyone welcome.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Ukulele Jam
Tuesday, June 16
6pm-8pm
Programming Room
Drop in and strum with the Sunshine Ukulele Network!  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Keeping Active With Diabetes
Tuesday, June 16
6:30pm
Programming Rooms

Join Michelle Jewitt of the Orillia YMCA for a discussion on keeping active with diabetes.  
Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Genealogy Club
Thursday, June 18
2pm-4pm
Programming Rooms
Join guest speaker Don Ross at this months meeting of the Genealogy Club as he discusses how to find records of your family tree in Ulster, Ireland.  Please RSVP to attend.

Doors Open Orillia
Saturday, June 20
9am-4pm
Come and celebrate Orillia's exciting sports history with us!  Learn about Orillia's amazing athletes and teams and check out some vintage sports equipment.  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Go Beyond the Basics With Your iPad
Saturday, June 20
10am-11:30am
Computer Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn take you to the next level with your iPad!  Space is limited; registration is required. $2 registration fee.  (You must have your own iPad for this class.)
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 23
10am-11:30pm
Programming Room
Join us as we welcome David from Advantage InTravel as he discusses "Bucket List Travel: What Do I Need to Make it Happen?"  No registration required; everyone welcome.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.


Get Started with eMagazines On Your Tablet
Thursday, June 25
11am-12pm
Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn help you get started downloading Library eMagazines to your tablet.  
Registration is required; space is limited.  $2 registration fee.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.



Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, May 26
10am-11:30am
Programming Room

iPad or Android? There's a difference? The Library's tech trainer, Jaclyn, will show you how to spot a Samsung from an iPad.   Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Pop-Up Storytime
Monday, June 1
10:30am
Line 15 Parking Lot (by Scout Valley's Regan House)

Join Amy for our awesome hiking in nature storytime!  Come for books, songs, rhymes and movement.  
Rain or shine!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to RSVP or for more information.

Introduction to Your Android Tablet
Thursdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25
10am-11am
Computer Technology Lab

If you have a tablet that is not an iPad, this class if for you!  Sign up for a four week class and let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn Introduce You to Your Android Tablet.  $2 registration fee.  Space is limited.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Introduction to the iPad
Saturday, June 6
10am-11:30am
Computer Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn introduce you to your iPad!  Space is limited; registration is required. $2 registration fee.  (You must have your own iPad for this class.)
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Author Visit: Terry Fallis
Saturday, June 6
1:30pm
Programming Room

We are thrilled to welcome Terry Fallis, winner of the 2015 Leacock Medal for Humour!  The author of "No Relation" will give a reading and sign books on Saturday, June 6 at 1:30pm.  Complimentary cake from Mariposa Market too!  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 9
10am-11:30am
Programming Rooms
Join us as we welcome the Simcoe County Master Gardeners as they discuss "Native wildflowers and invasive plants - the good, bad, and the ugly." Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Books On Tap 
Wednesday, June 10
7:30pm
Marcel's Restaurant
Meet us on the patio at Marcel's Restaurant for the next Books on Tap meeting!  Our June selection is "The Door" by Margaret Atwood.  Drop in to the Library to RSVP and pick up your copy!  
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Get Started with eBooks On Your Tablet
Thursday, June 11
11am-12pm
Technology Lab
Join our Tech Trainer Jaclyn as she shows you how to download Library eBooks to your tablet,
Registration is required; space is limited. $2 registration fee.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Seed Saving Workshop
Thursday, June 11
5:30pm-7:30pm
Programming Room

Join the Orillia Community Gardens for a free introductory workshop to the Orillia Seed Library - how it works and how to grow and save seeds.  Jacob Kearey Moreland will also share his experiences at the 1st International Seed Library Forum held recently in Tucson, Arizona!
All ages welcome; no registration required!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

TD Summer Reading Club Registration begins
Saturday, June 13
Children's Dept.
Join the club with your Library card, kids! Record what you read, write book reviews, and earn badges as you keep reading over the summer and PLAY at our awesome summer programs!
Learn more.  Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 16
10am-11:30am
Programming Room
Join us as we welcome David from Advantage InTravel as he discusses "Traveling in the 21st Century. Opportunities, Challenges and Adventures". No registration required; everyone welcome.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Ukulele Jam
Tuesday, June 16
6pm-8pm
Programming Room
Drop in and strum with the Sunshine Ukulele Network!  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Keeping Active With Diabetes
Tuesday, June 16
6:30pm
Programming Rooms

Join Michelle Jewitt of the Orillia YMCA for a discussion on keeping active with diabetes.  
Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Genealogy Club
Thursday, June 18
2pm-4pm
Programming Rooms
Join guest speaker Don Ross at this months meeting of the Genealogy Club as he discusses how to find records of your family tree in Ulster, Ireland.  Please RSVP to attend.

Doors Open Orillia
Saturday, June 20
9am-4pm
Come and celebrate Orillia's exciting sports history with us!  Learn about Orillia's amazing athletes and teams and check out some vintage sports equipment.  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Go Beyond the Basics With Your iPad
Saturday, June 20
10am-11:30am
Computer Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn take you to the next level with your iPad!  Space is limited; registration is required. $2 registration fee.  (You must have your own iPad for this class.)
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 23
10am-11:30pm
Programming Room
Join us as we welcome David from Advantage InTravel as he discusses "Bucket List Travel: What Do I Need to Make it Happen?"  No registration required; everyone welcome.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.


Get Started with eMagazines On Your Tablet
Thursday, June 25
11am-12pm
Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn help you get started downloading Library eMagazines to your tablet.  
Registration is required; space is limited.  $2 registration fee.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

 

Introduction to Your Android Tablet
Thursdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25
10am-11am
Computer Technology Lab

If you have a tablet that is not an iPad, this class if for you!  Sign up for a four week class and let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn Introduce You to Your Android Tablet.  $2 registration fee.  Space is limited.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Introduction to the iPad
Saturday, June 6
10am-11:30am
Computer Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn introduce you to your iPad!  Space is limited; registration is required. $2 registration fee.  (You must have your own iPad for this class.)
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Author Visit: Terry Fallis
Saturday, June 6
1:30pm
Programming Room

We are thrilled to welcome Terry Fallis, winner of the 2015 Leacock Medal for Humour!  The author of "No Relation" will give a reading and sign books on Saturday, June 6 at 1:30pm.  Complimentary cake from Mariposa Market too!  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 9
10am-11:30am
Programming Rooms
Join us as we welcome the Simcoe County Master Gardeners as they discuss "Native wildflowers and invasive plants - the good, bad, and the ugly." Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Books On Tap 
Wednesday, June 10
7:30pm
Marcel's Restaurant
Meet us on the patio at Marcel's Restaurant for the next Books on Tap meeting!  Our June selection is "The Door" by Margaret Atwood.  Drop in to the Library to RSVP and pick up your copy!  
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Get Started with eBooks On Your Tablet
Thursday, June 11
11am-12pm
Technology Lab
Join our Tech Trainer Jaclyn as she shows you how to download Library eBooks to your tablet,
Registration is required; space is limited. $2 registration fee.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Seed Saving Workshop
Thursday, June 11
5:30pm-7:30pm
Programming Room

Join the Orillia Community Gardens for a free introductory workshop to the Orillia Seed Library - how it works and how to grow and save seeds.  Jacob Kearey Moreland will also share his experiences at the 1st International Seed Library Forum held recently in Tucson, Arizona!
All ages welcome; no registration required!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 16
10am-11:30am
Programming Room
Join us as we welcome David from Advantage InTravel as he discusses "Traveling in the 21st Century. Opportunities, Challenges and Adventures". No registration required; everyone welcome.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Ukulele Jam
Tuesday, June 16
6pm-8pm
Programming Room
Drop in and strum with the Sunshine Ukulele Network!  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Keeping Active With Diabetes
Tuesday, June 16
6:30pm
Programming Rooms

Join Michelle Jewitt of the Orillia YMCA for a discussion on keeping active with diabetes.  
Everyone welcome; no registration required.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Genealogy Club
Thursday, June 18
2pm-4pm
Programming Rooms
Join guest speaker Don Ross at this months meeting of the Genealogy Club as he discusses how to find records of your family tree in Ulster, Ireland.  Please RSVP to attend.

Doors Open Orillia
Saturday, June 20
9am-4pm
Come and celebrate Orillia's exciting sports history with us!  Learn about Orillia's amazing athletes and teams and check out some vintage sports equipment.  Everyone welcome!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Go Beyond the Basics With Your iPad
Saturday, June 20
10am-11:30am
Computer Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn take you to the next level with your iPad!  Space is limited; registration is required. $2 registration fee.  (You must have your own iPad for this class.)
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.

Tuesdays at Ten
Tuesday, June 23
10am-11:30pm
Programming Room
Join us as we welcome David from Advantage InTravel as he discusses "Bucket List Travel: What Do I Need to Make it Happen?"  No registration required; everyone welcome.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Get Started with eMagazines On Your Tablet
Thursday, June 25
11am-12pm
Technology Lab
Let our Tech Trainer Jaclyn help you get started downloading Library eMagazines to your tablet.  
Registration is required; space is limited.  $2 registration fee.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to register or for more information.