Skip to content

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

Tech Drop-In
Thursday, August 20
2-4 p.m.
Computer Technology Lab

Got a tech question? Drop by the Tech Lab and get your questions answered.
No registration needed, just drop-in!

VON Exercise Class for 55+
Begins Wednesday, September 9th
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Programming Room

Join VON Canada SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) for an exercise class for seniors 55+. SMART's gentle exercises are for those that want to improve their strength, balance and flexibility regardless of thier current physical ability. For more information and to register, call the Orillia SMART team at 705-326-7021.

Books on Tap
Wednesday, September 9th
7:30 p.m.
Era 67

Grab a cold one with the Books on Tap, a book club for those in their 20s and 30s. This month the club will be meeting at Era 67 to discuss Miriam Toews' All My Puny Sorrows. Please RSVP to attend.

Intro to Chair Yoga
Thursday, September 10
11:30 a.m.
Programming Room
Join Melanie Rimkay as she introduces you to Chiair Yoga. This introductory class is $4 per person to join. Please RSVP to attend.

Thursday Tech Training: Facebook Basics
Thursday, September 10th
10-11:30 a.m.
Computer Technology Lab

Want to get on Facebook? Don't know the difference between your Timeline and your Profile? This class is for you! Learn what you need to know to get around on Facebook. Please RSVP to attend; $2 per person.

iPad Basics
Saturday, September 12th
10-11:30 a.m.
Computer Technology Lab

Back by popular demand! Bring your iPad and we'll help you get started with the basics. Please RSVP to attend; $2 per person.

Ancestry.com
Tuesday, September 15
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Computer Technology Lab

Learn how to research your family tree with Ancestry Library Edition and other websites. Please RSVP to attend; $2 per person.

Zentangles Workshop
Tuesday, September 15
2 p.m.
Programming Room
Local artist Gay McCreath will help you get started with zentangles, an art form anyone can do! 
Please RSVP to attend this free adult workshop. Please email us or
call 705-325-2338 for more information.

Roundtable Book Club
Tuesday, September 15th
6:45 p.m.

Share your reading at the Roundtable! We meet every other month at 6:45 p.m. on the third Tuesday starting this September. Join our informal book chat where you pick what you'd like to read - novel, non-fiction, magazine, graphic novel etc. Our upcoming discussion will be about mystery and suspense: what's on your list?

Android Basics
Saturday, September 16th
10-11:30 a.m.
Computer Technology Lab

Don't have an iPad? There are many different types of tablets out there and we can help! Bring your Android-based tablet (i.e. Samsung Galaxy, Acer etc.) to class and we'll help you with the basics. Please RSVP to attend; $2 per person.

Thursday Tech Training: Using the Cloud 
Thursday, September 17th
10-11:30 a.m.
Computer Technology Lab 

Have you heard about the Cloud? Learn how to store information and content online using Cloud storage. Please RSVP to attend; $2 per person.

Beginner Genealogy
Thursday, September 17th
2-4 p.m. 

Need help getting started on your family tree? Sign up for this beginner class to learn the basics. Please RSVP to attend.  

Thursday Tech Training: Skype 101 
Thursday, September 24th
10-11:30 a.m.
Computer Technology Lab 

Stay in touch with family and friends using Skype video chatting. This introductory class will help you get started. Please RSVP to attend; $2 per person.