The P.E.I. Advisory Council on the Status of Women and the Aboriginal Women's Association of P.E.I. will host a series of eight sessions, the second of which takes place Feb. 18 and every second Thursday following. All are welcome.
Several partnerships come together at the library for the afternoon of Feb. 20. The Cooper Institute will be hosting the spring seed swap, 2-4 p.m. We have seeds to share and welcome your contributions. At the same time, the Black Culture Society will be hosting a family activity making seed mosaics in the Children's Library. Both of these family events are open to all ages.
March 1 is opening day to register for computer skills for seniors. Registrants must be available for all of the six sessions of this popular program which pairs teens and seniors. Call 902-368-4642 or register in person. There will be a small waiting list in case of cancellations.
On March 3, 7 p.m., artist Karl McKeeman will be at the library for a presentation on the folklore, art and allure of mermaids. Then on March 8, 7 p.m., a member of CPA P.E.I. will be here for a presentation on teaching kids about money (storm date, March 15).
Join the Arthritis Society for a workshop March 9, 2 p.m., on chronic pain management. Improve your understanding of chronic pain, introduce different coping mechanisms and take an active role in pain management.
The Public Library Service is partnering with Canada Revenue Agency to recruit volunteers for the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. Ask for details and watch for the clinic schedule in March.
Feb. 26 is an in-service day for Island schools with no classes. The children's library will be hosting marshmallow engineering; call 902-368-4644 for details or to register. Lego Club runs Sundays in the children's cibrary, while Comic Club is held Saturdays. Speak to Jennifer for more details.
Drop-in drawing runs weekly, Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. in the teen space, while the maker space happens on the second Saturday of the month. Check the library website, either the program guide or events page, for upcoming events and follow on facebook for up-to-date activities and announcements.
Trina O'Brien Leggott is chief librarian at Confederation Centre Public Library. This library column runs in The Guardian on the third Wednesday of every month. Anyone who would like more information on programs should call the library at 902-368-4642.