Newcastle Public Library October Events
The Newcastle Public Library located at 100 Fountain Head Lane, Newcastle – Miramichi West is back in full swing with a wide variety of fall programs for all ages and you don’t want to miss out on!
The library is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 1pm to 8pm and Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 5pm. They are closed Saturday and Monday.
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Schedule of October Programs
Jog Your Mind: A Cognitive Vitality Program for Seniors
Concerned that your memory isn’t what it used to be? Are you interested in learning more about how aging can affect your concentration and your ability to rationalize? Like our muscles, our brain needs to be exercised every day to stay in shape.
Memory and concentration can be affected by a number of factors like stress, health problems, loneliness, and inactivity. At the workshops, you will learn about how aging and other factors can affect memory, useful tips and tricks for keeping your mind sharp, and what different types of activities and exercises will stimulate your mind.
The purpose of the Jog your Mind workshops are to help you:
-Regain confidence in your memory
-Sharpen your attention and memory faculties
-Practice tricks to help you remember information on a daily basis
Vision is offering the Jog Your Mind program on Fridays until November 22nd. Call 1-506-623-2450 or email " target="_blank"> to register. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
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Babies in the Library
The Newcastle Public Library invites you and your baby (newborn to 18 months) to join our fun and interactive Babies in the Library program.
Babies in the Library is a free hour long program that runs once a week for seven weeks. Our current session is on Thursdays at 10:30 AM starting September 5th.
Please register for this program by calling the library at 623-2450, or by visiting us during our open hours.
This program encourages babies’ development through stories, songs, action rhymes and tickles. It is also a great opportunity for parents to socialize. You’ll be singing the songs you hear for days afterward!
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Tween Scene – Perler Crafts
Children 10-12 are invited to join us for Tween Scene. A special monthly program that occurs the first Saturday of the month consisting of games and art. October 5th Tween Scene will be perler bead crafting.
Registration is required as space is limited. Call 1-506-623-2450 or email " target="_blank">
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Drop-In Computer Training with Miramichi Adult Learning
In the labour market and looking to improve your computer skills? Looking to get back into the workforce or take on a new volunteer role? Miramichi Adult Learning Inc. in partnership with the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training, and Labour is offering FREE drop-in computer training every Wednesday until October 30.
Training offered includes Windows 10, File Management, Internet Searching, Security & Privacy, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP.
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Cinema Saturday – Aladdin (October 12th)
A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
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Adult Book Club – The Girl Who Was Saturday Night (October 15th)
Join us the third Tuesday of the month for our book club. In October e will be reading The Girl Who Was Saturday Night by Heather O’Neill. Stop by today to pick up your copy.
Light refreshments will be served.
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Local Writers Week and Launch of Gloria Savoie’s Wood Etchings / Art Show and Author Reading (October 19th)
Save the date: October 19 (Saturday) 2019 at 2PM Launch of Exhibition by Gloria Savoie’s wood burnings at the Newcastle Public Library as part of Miramichi Literary Trail. Readings by local writers Wayne Curtis, Chuck Bowie, Doug Underhill and members of Words on Water. More details to come.
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Pumpkin Carving Palooza (October 26th)
Pumpkin Carving Palooza!! Join us on Saturday Oct 26th from 10:30am to noon at the Newcastle Public Library. Space is limited so please call to register at 1-506-623-2450
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Teen Graphic Novel Book Club – Through the Woods – (October 26th)
Calling all teens! Do you love graphic novels and manga? Well, then join our graphic novel books club the last Saturday of the month at 2:30. Octobers book will be Through the Woods by Emily Carroll. Pick up your copy today!
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