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


Seed Saving Workshop
Monday, November 3
6-7:30pm
Programming Room

Join the Orillia Community Gardens to find out how to save your seeds to donate to the OPL's Seed Library! 
Please call 705-325-2338 or email us to RSVP.

Ukulele Jam
Tuesday, November 4
6-8pm
Programming Room
All are welcome to drop in and strum with the Sunshine Ukulele Network! No registration necessary!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

iPad Level 2
Thursdays: November 6, 13 & 20
10-11am
Computer Technology Lab
iPad users are invited to go beyond the basics in this three class session.  Bring your iPad and explore the next level of fun with us!
$2 for entire session.  Please register.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Google Time
Thursdays: November 6, 13, & 20
11am-12noon
Computer Technology Lab
Learn to get the right answer every time with our Google Help class!  This is a fun class and open to all skill levels.
$2 for entire session.  Please register.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Ken McGoogan Author Visit
Friday, November 7
2-4pm
Programming Rooms
Best selling author Ken McGoogan joins us to chat about his award winning research on "How the Scots Invented Canada" and "The Polar Expeditions of Sir John Franklin and John Rae".  A question period and book signing will follow.  This event is in partnership with Manticore Books.   Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Library or Manticore Books.  (The ticket can be used as a coupon toward the purchase of any McGoogan title at the event.)
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Remembrance Day Exhibit
Monday, November 10 & Wednesday, November 12
9:30am-5:30pm
Programming Rooms
Visit our interactive exhibit which will have many artifacts from both World Wars on display, plus a glimpse into the lives of 50 local people from World War I, as well some some from World War II. 
Please email usor call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Books on Tap Book Club
Wednesday, November 12
7:30-8:30pm
Brewery Bay Food Company

Join Sarah downtown at The Brewery Bay Food Company to sip and chat with our newest Library Book Club!  RSVP to get your copy of this month's pick, "Old City Hall" by Robert Rotenberg!
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Understand Your Dreams
Monday, November 17
6:15-8pm
Programming Rooms
Dreams can be a window to our inner wishes, thoughts, feelings and conflicts.  Learn to decode your dreams with Lakehead University's Dr. Les Fleischer.  This is part of our great lecture series in partnership with Lakehead.  Please RSVP.
Please email usor call 705-325-2338 to register

"The Roundtable" After-Dinner Book Club
Thursday, November 20th
6:30-8pm
Fireplace Room
Join Lee for a fun and relaxing after-dinner book club!   This month the Roundtable talks about "Books for Cooks"!  Delicious reads whether you love to cook or avoid it all costs.
Please email us or call 705-325-2338 to RSVP.