Programs

Open the tabs below to learn about our reoccurring and unique programs! Programs are free unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Programs

CPA Canada Financial Literacy

We have several financial literacy programs planned! Check them out below and find what interests or is relevant to you. Call 519-595-8395 to register! 

Savings and Bank Accounts - Wednesday, June 5th, 4pm. Small changes make big differences. Saving is a mindset which we have to train ourselves to develop and use when making daily financial choices (Intended for Grades 7/8). 

For the Love of Spring Reading Challenge 🌼🌷

Read as many books as you can from March 11th to May 31st for a chance to win!  

For every 10 books you read, you’ll receive a ballot for the chance to win 1 of 4 books  (Prizes are children's picture and junior fiction books). Drop in to get a reading tracker or print one off using this link!

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. 

Dates and locations for our upcoming Sebringville and Shakespeare session will be announced shortly. 

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

Wednesday June 12th from 10am - 3pm. We are excited to announce that PEPL is having Service Canada Pop-Up's for Perth East residents! They can provide assistance 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 care plan and more! 

Please drop in for this service. There is no need to make an appointment. 

StoryWalk

The StoryWalk is up ALL SUMMER LONG!

Mike Masse's, Andy Gets Angry is located at Shakespeare Opti-Mrs Park Park (3976A Galt Street, Shakespeare) and Jen Courtney's, X Marks the Spot: A Tail of Faith (4817 Line 46, Rostock).

A StoryWalk® is a fun and educational activity that places a children's story (literally a book taken apart) along a walking route in the community. This lets you read a story with your family while you walk! Our StoryWalk® features local authors, Mike Masse resides in Stratford and Jen Courtney, a Listowel resident. 

Tuesday

Sing to Me: Every Tuesday at 10-10:45am - Join Pastor Sonja for a song-based program for toddlers and children!

EarlyON Infant Program: Every Tuesday for 4 Tuesday's (June 4th - June 25th) 2-3pm - A 4 week program designed to offer a safe space for parents to discuss parenting successes and challenges, as well as other weekly topics decided on by the group. For parents with infants birth to 6 months. 

  • Registration required - create an account to register www.keyon.ca

Library Board Meeting: Every 2nd Tuesday - If you would like to attend a monthly library board meeting please contact Laura Bere at lbere@pertheastpl.ca.

Afternoon Book Club: Every 3rd Tuesday at 1-2pm - Afternoon book club features a variety of book selection and great conversation with Cindy and other book club members. Call PEPL at 519-595-8395, talk to a staff at the front desk or email us at pel@pertheastpl.ca to sign up!

Evening Book Club: Every 3rd Tuesday at 7-8pm - Evening book club also offers an array of selection and is great for people who can't make it to the library in the afternoon. Call PEPL at 519-595-8395, talk to a staff at the front desk or email us at pel@pertheastpl.ca to sign up!

Wednesday

Play and Learn by Early On Weekly at 9:30am-11:30am - Children birth to age 6 with their parent/caregiver: A safe play environment which allows children to explore & create with new materials, play alongside other children & learn to express their thoughts and feelings through social interactions. 

Drop in Tech Tutoring: Every Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm - Need help navigating Facebook? Are you lost on how to work your email? Do you need an intro on a new device? Let PEPL help you! No appointment needed, Tech Tutoring is on a drop in basis. Please come prepared with all necessary usernames and passwords.

Thursday

YMCA Settlement Services Every 4th Thursday of the month at 9:30am-1pm (May 23rd & June 27th) - This free service provides immigrants all the help and support they need to begin their new lives in Canada.

Baby Time by Early On Weekly at 11:30am-1:30pm - Infants birth to 12mos of age: A time for parents/caregivers to find support & encouragement from their peers and EarlyON Facilitators in a safe and welcoming environment. This program will feature an engaging circle, giving infant and adult the time to delight together and find creative ways to use songs and puppets alongside developmental milestones!

Lego Challenge Weekly from 4:00-7:30pm - Stop in each Thursday night to try your hand a new LEGO challenge! If you wish, bring your creations to the front desk for a photo and we will post them on social media. Please note, there will be no staff supervision.