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Library News – Midland

Aug. 22, 2023 – Home Children in Canada with Lori Oschefski

Wednesday, September 6, 6-7:30pm

Over 100, 000 children were sent to Canada from 1869 to 1948. Hear about the work of raising awareness, collecting Home Children stories, identifying burial sites, and reconnecting families through research from Home Children Canada President Lori Oschefski.

A Naturopathic Approach to Sleep for Older Adults

Thursday, September 21, 2pm

In this session, learn how the various naturopathic modalities can help improve your sleep, from Sharon E. Hannaford Whitmore, ND.

Power, Privilege & Oppression Workshop for Teens with Huronia Transition Homes

Friday, September 22, 12-1:30pm

Ages 12-18

Learn to recognize power, privilege and oppression, and find out about anti-oppression work you can do in your day-to-day life – all while earning volunteer service hours! Free lunch provided.

Spooky Halloween Make-Up Workshop for Teens with Huronia Players

Friday, October 6, 4-6pm

Ages 12-18

In partnership with Huronia Players, this spooky make-up tutorial will teach you the skills to create a frightening face to lend authenticity to your costume. Perfect for vampires, zombies and other undead or unsavoury characters. Free registration includes a take home make-up kit. Space is limited.

Virtual – Using Women’s Institute Records for Your Genealogy Research

Wednesday, October 18, 2pm

Virtual on Zoom

Jennifer Huddleston from Simcoe County Archives discusses using the resources available through the Women’s Institute collection to assist in your genealogy research. Learn more about the services & records offered through the Simcoe County Archives, as well as tips, tricks, barriers and advice on how to begin or continue your genealogy research.

Candle Making Workshop with Lamb & Kiss

In person

Wednesday, October 4, 6-7:30pm

Learn how candles are made with Lamb & Kiss! Participants will learn about candle components, techniques and scent mixing.

$15/person. Space is limited.

Register online at midlandlibrary.com.

For more information or for financial assistance, contact Jenn at jpaquette@midlandlibrary.com

Visit us online or call (705) 526-4216 to register.

Currently Reading: I Only Read Murder by Ian & Will Ferguson By Jennifer Paquette

The paper is electronically available online on publishing date at our website. The paper is published every other Thursday. The deadline is the Monday before (3 days).