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NOVEMBER = NaNo WriMo (NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH)
A fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1st, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30th.
Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. BUPL gives you the place and space to do so!
TOQUE'N'SOCK DRIVE-ALL OF NOVEMBER
BUPL teens run a drive every year to collect socks and (gently worn) toques in support of The Grind Coffee House, Salvation Army, The Eganville Food Bank and now our Little Free Pantry!
NOVEMBER 22ND- ADULT CRAFT: PET BEDS
Register for our adult craft! Bring your own long sleeve shirt and we'll stuff and stitch together! Keep yours or leave with us to donate to local pet shelter. Please call or email to register 613-628-2400 - bee@bonnechereUPL.com.
NOVEMBER 24TH- OFFICIAL RIBBON CUTTING FOR OUR MAKERSPACE CANADA 150 GRANT
The Honourable Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport will be at BUPL to offially open our Makerspace! Ribbon cutting takes place at 11:15am! Please join us for light refreshments!
NOVEMBER 30TH- VOLUNTEER THANK YOU TEA!
We want to return the favour to all our amazing volunteers! You help BUPL stay alive through all the big and little things you do, and we want to thank you with a special tea party! Please stop-in on Thu. Nov. 30 @ 6pm.
DECEMBER 2ND- LETTERS TO SANTA
Come to the library on the 2nd to write your wish list to the guy in the suit! Hot chocolate will be supplied! And who knows, he just might show up! Fun starts at noon!
DECEMBER 8TH- ANGEL TREE DEADLINE
Take a star from the Angel Tree and help a local family this Christmas. Return unwrapped gift with star attached by noon on December 8th. THank you for your help!
DECEMBER 10TH- SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Keep your eyes out for BUPL's Canada 150 float!
BUPL ART SALE: PAUL SMITH ORIGINALS
Local artist, craftsman, outstanding patron, and bike connoisseur Paul Smith has generously donated the remainder of his art collection to BUPL. Half of all proceeds from the art sale comes directly to us! All paintings are on exhibit in the library. Click HERE
to see photos and join the facebook event!
LITTLE FREE PANTRY: DONATIONS
The pantry has been built! Big thanks to all the volunteers and donators! We'd like to send special thanks to Cam Sauve, Ryan Higgison, Jon Park Wheeler and Hilary Packard for building the actual structure, and to TF Custom Signs in Renfrew for the beautiful, perminent signage. Donations can be put direct in to the pantry 24/7 or droped-off inside the library during operating hours. And please remember, the pantry is acccessible to everyone, 24/7.
WEDNESDAYS: PURPLE DOOR
Every Wednesday, BUPL is the satellite office for The Women's Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County. If you or someone you know is in need of support services, please don't hesitate to contact BUPL or Jancy Brown direct at email Jancey Brown directly
SEND US YOUR REVIEWS!
Loved it? Would change it? Email
us your reviews of the books you've read and we'll put them on the website so everyone else can benefit from your experience!