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Thursday, February 11, 2021

Wired Wednesdays Live: Android Devices and Operating System (Video)

Wired Wednesdays Live: Android Devices and Operating System (Video) 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

In this video, Ashley will talk about Android Devices and the overall operating system. Not on Facebook? Watch Wired Wednesdays on YouTube. Don't forget! Ashley will be live at 1PM to answer your tech help questions! Contact: Ashley
Email: librarytech@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://www.facebook.com/thebluemountainslibrary/

Digital Book Club

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook Page

Do you enjoy telling others all about the great book you're reading? Join us every Thursday at 1:00pm for a Digital Book Club discussion on The Blue Mountains Public Library Facebook page. Come to Digital Book Club where we talk all things books! Bring whatever book you're reading now. You do not need to bring a new book each week. Each week's discussion will focus on a different topic, with book club members having their discussion in the comments of the video. So, be sure to bring your book when you join Digital Book Club.

Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: https://thebluemountainslibrary.ca/event-calendar.cfm

Teen Group

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom

Join the Teen Group and have your say on Teen programs and services, become involved in your community, and meet new friends! Being a part of the Teen Group gives you the chance to suggest ways that the Library can better serve our teen community, offer ideas for exciting teen programs, and provide feedback about the library's teen collection, including books, graphic novels, movies, and magazines. Being a part of the BMPL Teen Group is a great way to acquire your High School community service hours while having fun! The Teen Group will meet the second Thursday of each month, virtually via Zoom. AGES 13-17

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

A Virtual Evening Under The Stars

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Blue Mountains Public Library Zoom

Winter 2021 is both chilly and socially restricted, but we can still observe the night sky and look through the telescope together. Join local astronomer Ian Wheelband for a virtual tour of the winter skies using a video camera and Zoom. From under the stars to your warm comfy chair in front of the computer, Ian will use his telescope and video camera to give us a live and full-colour view of the most interesting objects in the winter skies. We will look at the Orion nebula, the Moon, Uranus and Mars, as well as several other deep sky objects. Ian will use a planetarium program to show us where the telescope is pointing, give some background information on our objects, and then show you how to find them with the unaided eye or your binoculars. Then, we will all watch together as the telescope moves across the night sky and zeroes in on our celestial targets. If it is cloudy where Ian is located, we will still be able to view "almost live" prerecorded views through the telescope from a few nights earlier. It will be almost like being there! All Ages. Pre-Registration Required You will need a computer or laptop with a web camera, or a tablet or smart phone to participate in this event. Once registered, you will be sent a Zoom Meeting ID and password to attend this program.

Contact: Jen
Phone: 519-599-3681 Ext. 5
Email: libraryprograms@thebluemountains.ca
Website: http://www.thebluemountainslibrary.ca

The Blue Mountains Toastmasters

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Online

Learn to speak confidently in public and online. Give yourself the advantage of online interviews, virtual meetings and speech making. Every Tuesday evening 7pm-9pm Zoom meeting. .We follow Toastmasters meeting format while keeping a fun and helpful experience. Guests always welcome.. Go to website for zoom connection.

Contact: Jean Mc\allister
Email: president@tbmtoastmasters.org
Website: http://www.TBMtoastmasters.org

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