Adult Programs

All branches are now open for curbside services only for the next several weeks in accordance with Provincial directives. All in person programs are suspended until further notice. Make & Take Crafts for adults and children are available at all branches through curbside service.

Current Adult Programs

Due to physical distancing, Crafternoons are limited to 4 people per session, with additional sessions opened when demand is high. Participants are required to wear masks, physical distance and not share supplies or materials.


Online Crafternoons can be found on our YouTube Channel.

Crafternoons are cancelled due to Provincial directives. All branches are open for curbside services only.

Click here to place a hold on Precious Cargo.

For more information or to suggest a title, contact Katrina Krupicz, Community Outreach Coordinator at 905-318-5932 ext. 6552.

Please note: The Caledonia Knitting Club suspended until further notice. The Jarvis Knitting Club is limited to 4 people per session. Participants are required to wear masks, physical distance and not share supplies or materials. Contact the Jarvis Library to reserve your space.

Knitting Clubs

If you knit, crochet or enjoy other yarn-crafts, then this is the club for you! All levels of experience are welcome. Bring your current project.

Caledonia branch –  2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 5-8pm

Jarvis branch – every Thursday and Friday, 2-4pm.

Computer Training

From simple email lessons to demonstrations on advanced web research methods, we can help make your computing experiences more effective and rewarding. Our Online Resource Instructor is available for one-on-one instruction geared to your individual learning needs. Our tutorials are presented at a speed comfortable to you and use techniques relevant to your personal interests.   Please express interest at your local library and our Online Resource Instructor will reach out to you to book an appointment.

Calling all knitters & crocheters!
Selkirk Chamber of Commerce needs you for the Poppy Project.
The following pictures show the Niagara Falls History Museum’s Poppy Project.
The following is Memorial gates in Selkirk where the Selkirk Chamber of Commerce plan to do something similar!

The Strengthen Your Mind Workshop

The 6-week course provide valuable & practical information for those wanting to enhance their memory. Topics include memory & aging, learning styles, stress, humour, mental aerobics, nutrition, socialization & more! Practice your skills & challenge your brain, register today!

Stay tuned for the next workshop!

Take & Make Crafts: For Teens and Adults

Looking for something fun and creative to do in the comfort of your own home? Stop in at the library branch to pick up a free craft kit. Take and Make home craft kits come with detailed instructions and supplies. New craft kits are released monthly!


Ontario Parks and Grand River Parks Day Passes, in partnership with Ontario Parks and Grand River Conservation Authority 

Coming this spring, you will be able borrow day passes for Ontario Parks and Grand River Parks with your library card. These park passes provide access to parks and trails. Day passes do allow access to camp sites. Each pass will be lent out to for 7 days.

Passes will be available soon!

Suspended Programs

Please note: These regular programs are currently suspended until further notice.

Scrabble Club

Wordsmiths unite in weekly games of scrabble!

Roots to Branches Club

Related to royalty? Find out with our monthly genealogy club.

Library Living

A fun and informative theme based program for our friends with different abilities.

Local Author Visits

Book signings, Q & A’s and much more!

Please note: These programs are suspended until further notice.

Mohawk College: City Schools

Mohawk College, in partnership with the Library and Haldimand County, wants to help everyone access post secondary education and employment by providing access to free college level courses through City Schools!

Social Insurance Clinics and Service Canada Information Clinics: Service Canada

During the month of May Service Canada Employees hold drop in office hours at all the Haldimand County Public Library Branches for anyone who needs a new or replacement Social Insurance Number. In October, Service Canada offers information sessions on a specific Service Canada programs or services such as Employment Insurance Benefits, Canada Pension Plan.

Employment Information Sessions: St. Lenard’s Community Services

St. Lenard’s Community Services, our local employment center, offers free information sessions on a variety of topics. Past topics have included Internet Safety and Employment services.

Financial Literacy Workshops: Credit Counselling Society

The Credit Counselling Society is a financial literacy and support agency that offers workshops on a variety of financial topics for free.

Healthy You Series: Haldimand Family Health Team

The Haldimand Family Heath team is a group of local healthcare professionals who provide health and wellness information to the community for free.

Legal Information Sessions and Haldimand Speakers School: Community Legal Clinic

The Community Legal Clinic provides a legal information session at each of our branches and Haldimand Speakers School. The Haldimand Speakers School is a six week course which helps participants strengthen their communication skills, boost their confidence and expand their creativity through public speaking.

The Library has programming for all ages – Children’s Program details are available here.