Adult Programs & Events

Wine & Words: Adam Shoalts

Southbrook Vineyards
March 13th 2019 7:30 pm
Adam Shoalts

Adam Shoalts has been called one of Canada's greatest living explorers and in 2017 completed a nearly 4,000 km solo journey across Canada's arctic. He's also an historian, archaeologist, and geographer. Shoalts' doctoral research at McMaster University examined the influence indigenous oral traditions had on European explorers in Canada's subarctic and West Coast. He has done archaeology in four countries and enjoys long walks in the woods.

He will be talking about his book, Alone Against the North

Practical Genealogy

Rotary Room
March 21st 2019 1:00 pm
ancestry

Get started on creating your family tree. Learn about the resources available through the library and online to uncover your roots in this interactive workshop presented by author and genealogy expert David Hemmings.

Please email David Hemmings at hemmingsdd@gmail.com to let him know if you are a beginner or advanced at using ancestry.

DNA Workshop

Rotary Room
March 21st 2019 3:00 pm
ancestry

Learn about the current science of DNA testing and dive deeper into your genealogical research. Author and expert David Hemmings will address issues and discuss questions that can arise during your own research. This session is recommended for those with experience conducting online genealogical research and those looking to deepen their understanding of DNA testing. 

Board Meeting

Rotary Room
March 27th 2019 7:00 pm
NOTLPL

Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library Board Meeting Open to the Public.

InfoHealth - The Toughies: Ovarian and Pancreatic Cancer

Rotary Room
April 10th 2019 2:00 pm
Infohealth

The program brings together representatives from the NOTL Family Health Team, the NOTL Public Library and local residents. The program will run throughout the year. Consisting of workshops and presentations at the Library on a monthly basis, the program will focus on how to achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles, disease prevention, the detection and management of specific diseases and how to navigate and use the resources available to us in the Niagara health care system.

Wine & Words: Joanna Goodman

Caroline Cellars
April 17th 2019 7:30 pm
Joanna Goodman

JOANNA GOODMAN is the author of four previous novels, including Canadian bestseller, The Finishing School. Her stories have appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Ottawa Citizen, B & A Fiction, Event, The New Quarterly, and White Wall Review, as well as excerpted in Elisabeth Harvor’s fiction anthology A Room at the Heart of Things.

She will be talking about her book, The Home for Unwanted Girls