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We are so pleased to announce....Evenings at the Library!! We are running 3 workshops for adults over the age of 18, all with amazing guests who are going to help you create incredible masterpieces. We will have fun snacks and mocktails, for a lovely evening out. We hope we have something for everyone! 

Love your Lavender Wax Melts, Friday October 20th 7:00-9:00pm
Join us on Friday October 20th from 7-9pm for an evening of leisure and lavender. Hereward Farms will be here to guide us making beautiful wax melts with their homegrown lavender! We will have mocktails and light snacks for a lovely lavender evening out! Cost is $30.00 which includes all supplies and refreshments and 6 wax melts to take home.  Registration is currently open, call the Library to register.

Cheers to Charcuterie, Friday November 24th 7:00-9:00pm
Join us on Friday November 24th from 7-9pm for an evening of meat and cheese! On the Board will be here to guide us making incredible Charcuterie Boards. Just bring your own medium sized board and we will provide the rest! We will have mocktails and light snacks for a lovely evening out! Cost is $50.00 which includes all supplies and refreshments and your fully stocked charcuterie board to take home! Registration is required and opens on November 1st. Call the Library to register.

Let's Get Florally Festive, Friday December 8th 7:00-9:00pm
Join us on Friday December 8th from 7-9pm for an evening of florals and festivity. Tanya from Tanya's Creations will be here to guide us making gorgeous center pieces! We will have mocktails and light snacks for a festive evening out! Cost $55.00 will includes all supplies and refreshments and your floral creation to take home! Registration is required and opens on November 1st. Call the Library to register.  


Join us every Friday between 1:00-2:30pm for a drop in program for anyone over the age of 18 here at the Library. We offer guest speakers, learning about our community and best of all, meeting and connecting with people. We also always have coffee/tea and a sweet snack on hand!
  • September 22nd Let's chat real estate with Amy Steele and Christina Garcia
  • September 29th Herewerd Farms
  • October 6th Crafternoon
  • October 13th Victim Services of Dufferin
  • October 20th Dr Samantha Manoff
  • October 27th Caregiver Association
  • November 3rd Visit from the SPCA
  • November 24th Historical Society
  • December 1st Emergency Prepardness with the County of Dufferin
  • December 8th Nomad Coffee
  • December 15th Holiday recipe swap
  • December 22nd Jingle and Mingle

**topics can change**
Please be advised there are no programs November 10th and 17th for our Book Sale! 


Join us The First Wednesday of the month 6:30-8:00pm to chat about our book selections, meet new people and get some great book recommendations! Light refreshments will be provided.

October 4th A Man called Ove, By Fredrik Backman

November 1st The Great Alone,  by Kristin Hannah

December 6th Homegoing,  by Yaa Gyasi

January 3rd Still Life,  by Louise Penny

February 7th Our Missing Hearts,  by Celest Ng

March 6th Mad Honey, by Jodi Picoult

April 3rd 2024- Every Summer After,  by Carley Fortune

May 1st 2024 - Finding Me, by Viola Davis

Our Book Club is Full for this season! If you would like to join and acquire your own book, please email

David Chapman Presents, The Magic of the Night Sky!

'The Magic of the Night Sky' Ever wonder what the sky is doing above while you are sleeping? This program offers an indepth look at the night sky. Everything from beautiful northern lights and shooting stars, to the intense activity of thunderstorms -- see not only incredible displays of lightning but also the developing structure and movement of the clouds above. Have you ever looked up at the moon and seen a ring around it and wondered what caused this to happen? This program will answer that question. Enjoy time lapses of shooting stars -- watch dust and smoke from their impact as they move across the sky, well after the meteor has burned up in our atmosphere. See the only waterspout caught over Lake Erie at night. All this and more in one exciting presentation demonstrating the beauty and the Magic of the Night Sky.

Magic of the Night Sky 2023 - Grand Valley Public Library - YouTube

Coffee, Conversation & Books

Join Dufferin Libraries for their Coffee, Conversation & Books series where local authors are featured in local coffee shops. 

October 18th 7-9pm Shelburne location TBA

Join author Patrick Clark to chat about his book, Porters, a mystery set in the dystopian future of 2069.

Previous Author recordings.

Deputy Mayor of Shelburne, Steve Anderson, debut memoir "Driven to Succeed". Watch the recording here!

Valorie Mathers, local Children's book author of "Preschool Adventures" . Watch it here!

Watch the interview with Diane Bator.  

Teen Programs

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @grandvalley_publiclibrary for current events and library information.  We also have a TikTok account @grandvalleypubliclibrary so give us a follow for some fun!

Kids Programs

Join us to have a story read aloud to you by a town dignitary or business owner/member and discover the faces and places in our community. Geared towards children ages 0-5, but adults and older siblings might also enjoy sharing in this timeless tradition of reading a good story together. 

Check out our Events Calendar for all our programs at a glance!

Contact Us

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