Adult programming and groups
For more information about Adult Programming and/or Groups please contact
Krista at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-394-3381 ext. 3325
Technology and Learning
Tuesday Tech Time
Have technology questions or need help navigating your device?
Drop-in from 2:30pm till 4pm on Tuesdays at the Trenton Branch. September 5, 12, 19, and 26.
Drop-in Makerspace Tech time
Drop in Thursdays, Sep 14th and 28 from 1pm- 3pm to learn more about creating with our Makerspace tech equipment like our Glowforge laser cutter, 3D Printer or Cricut machine!
Doors Open Quinte West
Did you know the newly renovated Trenton Branch has a bigger Makerspace, comfy new seating and unique study spaces? Come see everything that’s offered during Doors Open Quinte West! Sat, Sep 16 10am-4pm
Are you researching your family tree or just getting started? Come to our drop-in genealogy program and delve into the past using library resources with help from the experts! Tue, Sep 19th at 11am. Trenton Branch.
Crafts and Hobbies
Crafting in the Makerspace
Join us every Wednesday 10:30am – 12:30pm for no-tech crafting. Work on your latest project in our Makerspace! We have crafting tools like a label maker, button maker, laminator and more that you can use. Minimal cost for some supplies.
Drop-in Wednesdays 10:30am – 12:30pm. Trenton Branch.
Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images. Our Zentangle program is led by certified Zentangle teacher, Marita. All skill levels welcome.
Join us in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Trenton Branch Friday, Sep, 8 at 10am to 12noon. No registration required.
Join us Saturday, Sep 9th at 10am to create a Thanksgiving or holiday-themed laser engraved trivet! Learn how you can create your own design to have laser-engraved using our Glowforge! Just in time for Thanksgiving! Make it as a unique house warming gift or keep it for yourself. All supplies are provided.
Join our Social Group at the Trenton Branch! Engage in fun activities with others like trivia and easy crafts.
Join us Mon, Sep 11 and Mon, Sep 25th from 10:30am – 12noon. In partnership with BQWCHC. No registration required.
Learn how to cut and make a paper luminary! All supplies will be provided. Join us Wed, Sep 13th at 5:30pm at the Trenton Branch OR Fri, Sep 15th at 10am at the Frankford Branch.
Cricut Decal Tile Coasters
Make vinyl-decal tile coasters! All supplies will be provided Join us on Wed, Sep 20th at 5:30pm (Trenton) OR Fri, Sep, 22nd at 10am (Frankford). Registration required.
Plant Bring n’ take Event!
Plant lovers unite! It’s time for our Bring n’ Take Plant event! Sat, Sep 23rd starting at 10am until supplies run out. Drop off plants you’d like to donate or trade starting on Fri, Sep 22 before 5pm or on the day of (Sat, Sep 23). Trenton Branch.
Adult Sewing (6 week program)
PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY FULL
Learn to sew at the library! This beginner’s sewing class will walk you through the basics of sewing seams, choosing fabric for your project, following a pattern, and neatly finishing your projects. This program runs for six weeks total. Registration required. Supply lists will be provided before classes begin; you can purchase kits for each week’s project.
Tuesdays from 5-7pm. Starting Sep 12. Trenton Branch.
Open Sewing Studio
Drop by our new sewing studio! Bring a project, meet new sewing friends, get a little hands-on help with tricky new skills, try out a serger or our embroidery machine for the first time, or spend the afternoon zoned in while you stitch away! Note, this program does not include any formalized instruction, but our staff can provide some help with projects as needed.
Saturday, Sep, 16 from 1pm-3pm.
Join us for Stitch-in-Public Day September 23rd at the Trenton Branch! Come check out the The Quinte Needlearts Guild stitching in the library September 23rd 10-3pm.
Read or listen to 12 books in 12 categories in 12 months
Pick up your 2023 Reading Challenge sheet at either branch!
Registration is required
(In-person or Use Online Registration Link)
Have you joined Read 2023 and are looking for a few suggestions for feature challenges? Here are some book lists related to some of the challenges featured in Read 2023.
Click on the category to see the lists:
Short Story Magazine
Join the Socrates group to discuss a topic in the Socrates method of cooperative critical thinking dialogue. The group currently meets at the Quinte West Public Library (Makerspace Room) on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.
Book Club - reading with friends
The Reading with Friends Book Club meets the first Friday of the month September through June at 10:00 am. Books are available at our main desk at the beginning of the month.
For more information contact our facilitator, Billie at (613) 392-5773.