Programs for Adults


NG Art Challenge

Date: Saturdays, September 17 to December 17, 11 am – 12 pm*
Registration:  Contact Jayne Couch to learn more. Open to NG residents ages 12 and up. Led by local artist Jayne Couch.

Each Saturday there will be a new drawing lesson and a new art challenge. You don’t need to have any art experience or supplies to join.  The focus will be on drawing with dry media: graphite, coloured pencils, pastel, pen and ink, etc.

*September 24 will be at the IPM

NG Poetry Guild

Date: 3rd Thursday of the month, 6 pm – 6:50 pm
Registration: Not required

To learn more, check out the Guild’s Facebook page:


Knit ‘n Natter

Date: Tuesdays* from 1:30 pm – 3:30pm | Ongoing
Registration:  Not required. For more information contact Mary Cruse

Beginners to experienced knitters get together to share ideas, patterns and companionship!

*Third Tuesday of the month will be from 12:30 to 1:45.

Quilting Club – The Scrappy Bits

Date: 1st Friday of each month, 1-3 pm | Ongoing
Registration: To register contact Brenda @

Bring your projects and join a group of fellow quilters for an afternoon of stitching, cutting and swap tips and ideas.
Beginner to expert, whatever your project there’s room to spread out and work!

North Grenville Writers Circle

Date: Mondays, Sept 12th to Dec 5th, 5 pm – 6:50 pm

Registration: Not required

Our free workshop series returns to the library this fall! Welcome to those who are just thinking about becoming an author, aspiring novelists, as well as traditional and self-published authors. A number of published authors, who write in a variety of genres, monitor the closed Facebook group.

Join the group on Facebook.  View the complete schedule.

NGPL Book Club

Date: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 2 pm- 3 pm
Registration: Contact Linda 

Meet with Linda and fellow book enthusiasts at the library to discuss the monthly book selection. Book copies available at the front desk. All welcome.

NG Poetry Guild

Date: 3rd Thursday of the month, 6 pm – 6:50 pm
Registration: Not required

To learn more, check out the Guild’s Facebook page:

Youngsters of Yore13615025_1260308883980269_108898335575168238_n

Date: Thursdays from 2:00 pm – 3:30pm | Ongoing

The Youngsters of Yore meet every Thursday afternoon at the Library. This group is run by some of our Friends of the Library volunteers. Each week there is a guest speaker and refreshments are served.

CareGiver Group

Date: 1st Monday of the month, 1 pm- 3 pm
Registration: Not required

Led by Cathrine Maskell of the Alzheimer Society Leeds, Lanark and Grenville. To learn more:

Science and Technology Group – Currently inactive

Date: 1st Thursday of the month, 5 pm -6:45 pm
We are looking for a local volunteer to lead this group. If it might be you, please contact

The advancement of science and technology in the last 200 years has proceeded at a breathtaking pace, affecting everything in our lives. This group is meant to provide an informal setting for people to come together & discuss science, its applications and its future. Group members will decide the direction meetings take so bring your ideas!