We have collected some great digital activities to keep you and your family entertained and informed while you are physically distancing at home. Stay connected with the library by subscribing to our bi-weekly eNewsletter or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for great recommendations, library information and more!

For more information on the library's response to the COVID-19 Pandemic you can visit our COVID-19 FAQ page.

If you aren't already a library member, fill out our new membership form to request a library card and someone will get back to you in 48-72 hours.

Programs @ Home

Our programming staff have been busy creating video content for you and your family.

Adults

books icon What to Read/Watch/Listen Next 

Every other Tuesday on Facebook
We share recommendations of eBooks, eAudiobooks or movies that you can access while the library is closed.

technology icon Tech Tips with Karen 

Every other Thursday on Facebook 
Join us as we explore a variety of technology topics and learn how to use our digital resources!

paint icon Stay Home & Craft

Karen C will show you how to do some simple crafts at home with common items you probably already have on hand!
You can watch our past videos of Stay Home and Craft on Facebook 

Children and Tweens

boy reading icon Rhyme Time

Tuesdays on Facebook
Each week Kelly will share rhymes for your little one and sing a couple of our favourite songs.

books icon Curious Kids

Wednesdays on Facebook
Kelly will explore our weekly themed activities which are part of our Summer Programs for Children. She will even give you a sneak peak of our weekly Curbside Craft which is available every Thursday at the library!

computer question icon Trivia!

Thursdays on Facebook
Try your luck, test your knowledge and share your scores with us! 

book iconBook Clubs - Live

Please send an email to libraryInfo@peterborough.ca if you'd like to join us. We'll send you all the details, walk you through using our digital titles, and using Zoom. If you'd like a print copy (when available), we'll also make sure we place special copies aside for our curbside pickup. New participants are welcome to join in each month!

Adult Book Club

Our next Book Club will be meeting through Zoom on Tuesday, July 28 at 2 pm and 7 pm. We will be reading The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab/Zeyn Joukhadar, available on cloudLibrary, RBdigital and through Curbside Pickup (email us to arrange a hold on a print copy).

Tween Book Club

The next Tween Book Club will will be meeting through Zoom on Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 pm. We will be reading Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar. Members can borrow the eBook & Audiobook copy available to download in Cloudlibrary or pick up a the physical copy of this title through Curbside Pickup. 

Zoom Instructions

You do not need a Zoom account to join a meeting. To join a meeting, simply click on the meeting link in your invitation, and you will be prompted to download the Zoom app and join a meeting using the password in the invitation. You might want to check out the Zoom introductory video or the Zoom help or which includes information on how to dial into a meeting by telephone.

Activities outside the library

There are lots of fun things happening in the digital world these days. We've compiled some of our favourite go-to sites for adults and kids!

Animal/Wilderness Cams
 Author Readings and Activities
Fun and Educational 
Virtual Tours, Exhibits, and Live Shows
 Wellness Activities