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Upcoming fall programs at Haldimand County Public Library

The Haldimand County Public Library has a lot to offer residents of all ages this fall season.

Free Ukulele Lessons

The Dunnville Branch will be holding free ukulele lessons for both youth (aged 7 and up) and adults this fall. Interested participants can register directly at the Dunnville Branch. There is no cost to register.

Youth beginner classes will be held Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m. starting October 4 through early June.

Adult beginner classes will be held Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m. starting October 4 and running for approximately six weeks. Once adult participants gain the basic knowledge and skills of playing the ukulele they will be invited to join the more advanced group which meets Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Senior Support Services information session

Residents are invited to the Cayuga Branch on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m. to learn about Haldimand Norfolk Senior Support Services. A representative will be sharing information about the various family services the agency offers, which enable individuals to continue living independently and in their own homes as long and as safely as possible. Information on how to access services or volunteer with the organization will be provided.

Registration is not required but is preferred. Register in person at the Cayuga branch or by phone at 289-674-0400 ext. 2.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Old Age Security (OAS) Benefits/My Service Canada Account workshop

The Cayuga Branch will be hosting a CPP/OAS Benefits information session on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. This workshop will offer information about the programs, including eligibility requirements, payment calculations, application procedures, survivors benefits, child benefits and much more.

At the end of this workshop, a Service Canada representative will also guide participants in setting up an online My Service Canada account and answer questions about this online service. Anyone wishing to obtain a personal access code to start using an online My Service Canada Account that day will need to know their social insurance number and present photo identification.

Registration is not required but is preferred and can be done in person at the Cayuga Library or by phone at 289-674-0400 ext. 2.


Crafternoons are adult-only craft sessions held at various branches of the Haldimand County Public Library with a different craft each month. All sessions cost $2 per person, supplies included, and take place at 1 p.m.


Participants will bring a bit of autumn indoors with a Home Sweet Home pumpkin sign.

  • Jarvis Branch – Monday, Sept. 18
  • Hagersville Branch – Wednesday, Sept. 20
  • Dunnville Branch – Thursday, Sept. 21
  • Cayuga Branch – Friday, Sept. 22


Participants can get into the Halloween spirit by making a trio of lace spiderweb hangings.

  • Jarvis Branch – Monday, Oct. 23
  • Hagersville Branch – Wednesday, Oct. 25
  • Dunnville Branch – Thursday, Oct. 26
  • Cayuga Branch – Friday, Oct. 27