Monthly Archives: June 2014

Hipster Photo Booth


Learn how to take the perfect selfie and choose a filter while goofing off in our Hipster Photo booth. We will also tell you all about the Teen Summer Reading Club and programs through the summer. Mustaches, plaid and other fun props will be provided. Grades 7 & up. Come to the Main Library at 2:30 pm on July 3rd to have some fun.

Ice cream party


Who doesn’t love an ice cream party? Ice cream parties are a great way to celebrate a summer birthday, or to end off a summer BBQ.
Here are some great ice cream books to help you plan your ice cream party.
Gelato! by Pamela Johns
125 best ice cream recipes by Marily Lintch
Serendipity sundaes by Stephen Bruce
Ice cream! by Pippa Cuthbert
Ice cream treats by Charity Ferreira
Sweet cream and sugar cones by Kris Hoogerhyde
Pops! Icy treats for everyone by Krystina Castella
Jeni’s splendid ice creams at home by Jeni Britton
The perfect scoop by David Lebovitz
Recipe of the week: ice cream by Sally Sampson

Learn a new skill


Looking to learn a new skill? Want to impress a special someone? Did you know that the library has all kinds of how to DVD’s? We have an amazing array of DVD’s that will teach you how to get abs or perfect your yoga pose.

Here are a few of the amazing DVD’s we have to offer. To find more DVD’s like these search for instructional films under subject.


Home and garden




Summer cocktails


Summer is my second favorite season. I love the hot days, being able to swim outside and of course having a lovely summer cocktail or two.
Here are some of my go to drinks for summer.
  • Margarita
  • Mint julep
  • Mojito
  • Pimms cup
  • Sidecar
  • Dawa
Get inspired to make your own summer cocktails with these great books.
The ultimate party drink book by Bruce Weinstein
Cocktails a-go-go by Susan Waggoner
101 shots By Kim Haasarund
Ultimate bar book by Mittie Hellmich
Hungry girl happy hour by Lisa Lillien
Mr. Boston: official bartender’s guide
Cocktails made easy by Simon Difford

East Side Street Party



Bring your family & friends to the second annual East Side Street party on Saturday, June 21st from 10:30 AM – NOON at the East Side Library Branch (1 Starwood Drive). Free children’s entertainment including a stilt walking juggler, carnival games, pizza from Domino’s and other exciting activities will spotlight this rain or shine event. Celebrate your love of literacy and our vibrant community at this family street party!

Researching your home in Guelph


Do you own a home in Guelph? Looking to buy an older home but want to know about its history first? Then this is the information session for you! Join out Archivist to learn how you can use the libraries resources to research your home. Please note that you do have to register for this program.