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Let's Talk Tech 

Introducing Let's Talk Tech! We're super excited to announce PEPL is starting a new series to help YOU with technology. We will be coming to Perth East community centres for a 6-part tech series. 

The dates for our second session have been announced! We will be at Shakespeare Optimist Hall every Monday, July 8th - August 19th from 2:30 - 4pm (Excluding August 5th for the Civic Holiday) and at Sebringville Community Centre every, Friday June 21st to July 26th from 10 - 11:30am. 

There are four rotating locations throughout the rest of the year, including Millbank, Rostock, Sebringville and Shakespeare, so choose the one that's most convenient for you! 

Please call 519-595-8395 to register. You do not have to attend all 6 sessions to sign up. 


Service Canada Pop-Up's

We're excited to announce a new partnership we're offering throughout April, May and June! Service Canada is coming to your library to provide a "pop-up" Service Canada site at PEPL. They can help with getting people social insurance numbers, setting up pension/old age security, assisting with employment insurance, helping people get set up with the new Canadian dental plan plus more! They are not able to process passport applications but they can offer information on the process.  

NEW DATES:

  • Wednesday, July 17th 10am - 3pm
  • Wednesday, September 18th 10am-3pm
  • Wednesday, October 23rd 10am-3pm
  • November 13th 10am-3pm

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June 14th 2024 Edition


YMCA Newcomer Services

Lily Yin from YMCA Settlement Services will be here, at PEPL, every 4th Thursday of the Month from 9:30-1pm (June 27 & July 25th). 

As a primary settlement agency serving Stratford Perth County, Kitchener Waterloo and Cambridge, YMCA of Three Rivers - Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers. Through the YMCA Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP), our Settlement Workers continue to support newcomer and immigrant needs. Our Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources, and much more. Through our collaboration with Perth East Public Library, together we are working to foster a smooth transition into the Perth County Community. 

Services Offered: Virtual, over the phone and in person settlement support to newcomers, LSP Staff provide orientation to Library Services and referrals 

Contact Information: Lily Yin, LSP Settlement Worker, lily.yin@ytr.ymca.ca or 548-255-1239 

Visit YMCA of Three Rivers website or social media at Facebook and Twitter for more information. The Library Settlement Partnership program is a partnership of Perth East Public Library, the YMCA’s Immigrant Services Program, and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).