Library provides great spring entertainment

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library is ready to help you energize your April with many new programs and services as we all step into spring.

Things get started on April 7 at 7 p.m. when the library welcomes Margaret Dietrich and Mona Lee, Registered Holistic Nutritionists and owners of NutriHelpers, a holistic-based business that supports optimal health and wellness.

Their Holistic Spring Scrub program will discuss how to prepare your body and mind for spring by offering health and wellness advice, as well as delicious recipes. Email [email protected] or call 905-642-7323 ext. 5237 for the Zoom link.

The next day, the library welcomes virtual guest Rukhsana Khan. She is a Canadian children’s author and storyteller. She has published over 13 books, one of which, Big Red Lollipop, was a New York Public Library Choice of the 100 Greatest Children’s Books in the Last 100 Years.

On April 8 at 10:30 a.m., she will talk about her writing process and her love of books. Email [email protected] or call 905-642-7323 ext. 5228 for the virtual link.

The following week, Team T&J will take interactive music and entertainment to incredible heights with a high-energy concert for kids on April 13 at 10:30 a.m. This live Facebook experience is an uplifting journey of self-exploration. This program is free and will be presented Live on the library’s Facebook page.

Things get a bit wilder on April 15 when kids have the opportunity to join in to see the Jungle Cat staff talk about animal behaviours and how to care for and protect the animals on our planet. A question and answer period will follow the presentation which takes place live on the library’s Facebook page.

The library has added two new CloudLibrary products for our customers: Comics Plus and News Stand.  Both CloudLibrary Comics Plus and News Stand have began as separate, free apps for download on the Apple App Store or Google Play but will merge into the CloudLibrary app later this year.

Comics Plus offers unlimited, simultaneous access to over 2,000 digital comics, graphic novels and manga and News Stand features over 6,590 digital magazines, with over 2,000 multilingual titles.

If you are curious about the library’s digital collections or are looking for assistance with your device or computer, you can book a virtual tech help session via Zoom. Sessions will be offered on Tuesdays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Email [email protected] or call 905-642-7323 ext. 5234 to book your appointment.

The library’s Facebook page is: Visit for more details.

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