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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

Intro to 3D Printing
Saturday, November 21st

Technology Lab
Curious about the Library's new 3D printer?  Learn how 3D printing works and how to upload a job to the Library's website.  Please RSVP; $2 per person.

Before You Buy
Thursday, November 26th
Technology Lab
Thinking of buying someone a tablet or eReader during the holiday season?  Before you do, drop by the Tech Lab on Thursday, November 26th from 10am-11:30am and learn about your options (and there's lots of them!)  No registration needed.

In Conversation With Lakehead: Love, Sex & Mate Choice
Wednesday, December 2nd
Programming Rooms
Join Dr. Les Fleischer as he explores the differences between sex, romantic
love, and attachment in "Love, Sex & Mate Choice". Dr. Fleischer will
explore why some people often repeat dysfunctional patterns in love as well as
touch on how an understanding of the unconscious can help us understand this
complex phenomena. This is a free event and open to everyone. Please RSVP.

Bookworms Book Club
Thursday, December 3rd
Programming Rooms
Join the Bookworms!  Join Michelle and our friendly group of readers who meet on the first Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m.  The Bookworms offer readers the opportunity to participate in spirited discussions which makes for a much more personal and intimate reading experience! Each member plays a role in selecting which books they would like to read and discuss. Our next meeting is Thursday, December 3rd in the Program Rooms where we'll be discussing The Senator's Wife by Sue Miller..
Please email us for more information or to register.

DIY Make & Take: Holiday Edition
Thursday, December 3rd
Programming Rooms
Give the gift of homemade this holiday season with another DIY Make & Take with Nourish Yoga & Wellness Studio! Join us on Thursday, December 3rd at 6:30pm to make peppermint foot scrub, holiday room spray & more! All materials will be provided. Please register by Friday, November 27th. $20 per person.  Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information or to register.

Ukulele Jam
Tuesday, December 8th
Programming Room
Bring your ukulele and jam with us! This partnership with the Sunshine Ukulele Network encourages fun and friendly playing together!  All skill levels welcome.  No registration required!

Books on Tap
Wednesday, December 9th
Brewery Bay Food Co.
Join Sarah downtown at Brewery Bay Food Co. to sip and chat with our fun Library Book Club for twenty and thirtysomethings!  Drop by the Library to register and get your copy of our December pick, "Shantaram" by Gregory David Roberts. New members always welcome!  Please email us or call 705-325-2338 for more information.

1-on-1 Tech Support
Thursdays: December 10th & 17th
Technology Lab
Got a tech question?  Book an appointment with our tech expert for some 1-on-1 support.  One hour appointments are available on Thursday, December 10th and 17th.  (Morning and afternoon slots available). Please register at the Information Services Desk or call 705-325-2338705-325-2338 for more information.

What's 4 Dinner Book Club
Tuesday, December 15th
Fireplace Room
Join Lee and the gang upstairs by the fire for an informal hour of food and fun.  This month we celebrate the holiday season with our theme "Food for celebrating: traditions and customs, old and new".  Come with a favorite recipe and if you want, (absolutely optional) a tasting sample!   New members always welcome!  Please RSVP.

Genealogy Club
Thursday, December 17th
Programming Rooms
Is your family tree stuck in a rut?  Come to the Genealogy Club on Thursday, December 17th as Jayne Turvey "Jumpstarts Your Genealogy"!  Learn tips to help you get out of the rut and back into the genealogy game.  Please RSVP.