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Spring Programs for Adults and Seniors at Albert Campbell Branch

May 6, 2013 | Winona | Comments (0)

Spring is here - finally! - which means it's time for a brand new batch of great programs at the library. Why not emerge from hibernation and make the library your springtime destination? Here's what's coming up for adults of all ages at Albert Campbell branch... 

To register for any of our programs, visit us in person or call: 416-396-8890 Spring banner with bird

  • Ask an Expert: Top Tips for Top Vegetables - A master gardener will offer advice and answer your questions on how to grow great veggies. Saturday May 25 at 2 pm.
  • Basic Bookeeping for New Business Owners -  Learn about the basics of bookkeeping for small business, from opening a bank account to reporting your taxes. Tuesday May 14 at 6 p.m.
  • Chinese Brush Painting - Have fun while learning the basic techniques of the beautiful and ancient art of Chinese brush painting. Materials provided. Saturday May 18 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Customer Service Professional Training - Learn the essentials of delivering outstanding customer service, including how to resolve issues effectively and how to generate customer loyalty and referrals. Wednesday May 15 at 2 p.m.
  • First-Time Home-Buying - Learn all about home-buying from a mortgage specialist, including different types of mortages and what impact credit ratings have on the approval process. Tuesday May 21 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Will and Estate Planning - Find out more about wills, executors, and how you can make the most of your legacy for those you care about. Friday May 10 at 2 p.m.



  • Career Planning - Learn the basic principles of career planning, including how to identify your skills, values, interests, and potential career path. Wednesday June 12 at 2 p.m.
  • Learn to Camp! - This interactive presentation on safe and fun camping in Ontario will feature a demonstration of camping equipment plus a question and answer period. Tuesday June 4 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Resumes That Get Results - Learn how to create effective resumes and cover letters, plus bring your own resume to receive feedback and tips for improvement. Wednesday June 19 at 2 p.m. 
  • Retire Your Lawn Mower! - Are you tired of your boring, high maintenance lawn? Find out about easy alternatives for your yard, then ditch the grass and retire your lawn mower for good! Tuesday June 11 at 2 p.m. Please note: this program has been CANCELLED.



  • Adult Book Club - Join us to discuss a great book at each monthly meeting. New members are always welcome. Wednesdays, May 22 and June 26 at 7 p.m.
  • Computer Classes - We offer a variety of hands-on computer classes on Thursdays and Saturdays every month. Registration is required and begins on the first workday of the month.
  • English Conversation Circle - Learn about Canadian culture and practice your English communication skills in an encouraging and supportive environment. Every Tuesday, until July 9, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please note: date has changed from Thursdays to Tuesdays.
  • Mandarin Book Club - Share the joy of reading Chinese books at each monthly meeting. New members are always welcome. Tuesdays, May 7 and June 4 at 6:30 p.m. 
  • Seniors' Board Games - Share your expertise or learn something new while socializing and having fun playing board games. Fridays, May 17 and June 14 at 2 p.m.
  • Seniors' Book Club - Open to all interested seniors. Fridays, May 31 and June 28 at 2 p.m.
  • Seniors' Films - Enjoy a feature film about or starring seniors. Fridays, May 24 and June 21 at 2 p.m.
  • Yoga and Meditation - All are welcome to learn the basic methods of meditation and tension-relieving stretches. Saturdays, May 11 and June 15 at 11 a.m.


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