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In Other News …

New Tecumseth Public Library


Wordsmiths writers’ group continues to meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1 – 3 pm.

The first meeting of the month is held over Zoom and the second meeting is held in the WI room of the Alliston library.

For more information, please contact Kim at or Dian at

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Dates for August are :
Tuesday, August 2nd. 1 pm via Zoom and Tuesday, August 16th. 1 pm in the WI room at Alliston Library.

Challenges for July:

  1. When was the first time you got lost – or
  2. Have you ever lived in another country besides your country of birth – or
  3. Write about “friends on the town” using 8 out of the words: pizza, booth, college, restore, collection, rip, buffalo wings, chiffon, butler, display – or
  4. Just bring a story or come and listen.

Poetry Group

Calling all poets!

The NTPL Poetry Group continues to meet on the third Thursday of each month from 2 – 3:30 pm.

Join our Zoom program to share and discuss traditional written or spoken word poetry. Share your own or bring an old favourite. Listeners are welcome too. Register online, or contact Kim Burgess.

Next meeting is Thurs, August 25th at 2 pm. via Zoom (this month’s meeting has been moved to the 4th Thursday)