Are you an aspiring writer?
Join Vocamus Press beginning February 1/15 for a 5-week Writing Series
Rob O’Flanagan has been a newspaper reporter, photojournalist and columnist for nearly twenty years, winning numerous Ontario Newspaper Awards and a National Newspaper Award. He will introduce participants to the craft of writing non-fiction for newspapers and other serial publications.
Location:Main Time: 1:00 pm Age Group: Adult
With winter storms surprising us we can be housebound overnight or just not feel like braving the snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures.
The Guelph Public Library has many resources that you can access from your home computer, tablet or phone:
Movies & Television – Stream videos, television shows for free! Try Curio.ca for streaming access to CBC television, radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more. (You will have to contact GPL to get your Curio access code.)
eBooks & eAudiobooks – Do you have a new Tablet, eReader or Cell phone? Now is the time to download a free book to enjoy on your device.
Newspapers & Magazines – Read newspapers from around the world, look at Canadian newspapers back to the 1800s, do some research in a variety of databases or check out popular magazines.
Local history ,where you can find pictures of the past, information about the city’s history, and other interesting finds…
School snow day for your children…
Try the Kid’s Portal which has links to fun games and websites and the Munsch Portal.
There is also a Guelph Teen Portal where you can find Homework help, book reviews and more…
Stay warm and enjoy!
There are as many types of New Year resolutions as there are days in a year. No matter what you have decided to change or work on in 2015 the library can help you with your follow through.
Have you decided to lose weight, exercise more or adopt a healthier lifestyle? GPL has many resources to help you on your way.
Fed up: the movie
Unmasking superfoods: the truth and hype about quinoa, goji berries, omega 3s and more Diet cults: The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us
Want to try something new in 2015… GPL eResources can help you.
Take courses on Creative writing, Digital photography, Project management, Individual excellence, Effective communication, Microsoft Excel, Keyboarding etc.
Learn conversation skills for the world’s most popular languages.
Looking at a new Career? Use theinteractive career assessment; learn about universities and colleges across the country, or get the inside story on over 900 careers.
Drop by or give us a call and ask how we can help you in 2015.