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Adult Programs
  • 14th Annual Poetry Celebration
    Barry Dempster is hosting the 14th Annual Poetry Celebration. Readings, Refreshments & Book Signing. The Poets of Honour include:

  • Arm Knitting
    Want to learn how to knit using only your arms. Come with 1 skein of chunky yarn #6 and learn the steps of casting on, off and knitting. Limit 12.
  • Book Art
    Learn how to repurpose an old book into a butterfly! Materials will be supplied.
  • Creative Writing Circle: Adults
    The Oak Ridges library invites writers of all levels and styles to come and share their writing with peers.
  • DNA Tests: An Important Tool for Genealogy
    You have probably heard all the talk about DNA in genealogy. This informative session will help shed some light on this topic.
  • Everyday English January - April 2018
    Students will improve their reading, writing, speaking, listening as it applies to daily life situations. Facilitated by an instructor from York Catholic District School Board. Please register on the library’s website. Level CLB 3+. Please bring your language assessment certificate to the class instructor. To arrange the language assessment test please contact CLARS Language Assessment Centre (ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655) or call 416-221-5051 ext. 13630.
  • Film Club: Culture Clash
    Watch and discuss films.
  • Friendship Club Art Workshops: 18+
    A program for adults with developmental or cognitive disabilities.
    Each workshop will focus on a different art project.
  • Friendship Colouring Club: 18+
    This program is for adults with developmental or cognitive disabilities.
    Come try out the newest trend in relaxation - colouring for adults.
  • Learning with Lynda.com
    Join us for an overview of Lynda.com and its many training videos. Bring your own device to receive assistance in setting up your account.
  • Meditation Yoga at OAK RIDGES
    Meditation Toronto has been teaching meditation through yoga in the GTA for over 15 years. Please join our drop in class at the Oak Ridges Library.
  • Mining Databases for Every Nugget of Information
    Do you typically confine your Internet searches and online databases to simple keywords? Learn how to get the most out of your searching with Marian Press.
  • Movies, Music and More
    Want to know how to access FREE movies, music and magazines, and find out more about online resources available from the Library. Please join us for a demo.
  • Mystery and Mayhem Writers’ Panel: Ages 14+
    Readers and prospective writers will be on the edges of their seats as five Canadian mystery authors descend upon the Richmond Green Library in honour of the Crime Writers of Canada's 35th anniversary!
  • Pinterested: Quilling: Adult
    Come learn this paper-rolling technique which is perfect for making holiday art, cards, and ornaments. Materials provided.
  • Saturday Adult Friendship Club – Technology Petting Zoo: 18 years and older
    Experience a different kind of cool technology at each program including 3D printing, Little Bits Electronic Building Blocks & Lego Robotics.
  • Seedy Saturdays at RHPL
    Calling all “Green Thumbs!"
    Check out some seeds for your garden, or bring your own seeds to exchange with others in our community.
  • Small Business Information Sessions
    Are you considering starting a small business but don’t know where to begin? Come and join us for a one-on-one informal chat with the library’s Business Librarian and the Small Business Consultant from the Town’s Small Business Enterprise Centre. Held in Meeting Room D, 2nd floor Central Branch
  • Small Business Workshop: How To Avoid The Demise Of Small Business
    In partnership with the Town’s Small Business Enterprise Centre, the library will facilitate the following business workshop: content to be announced.
  • Sunday Series 4: April - Yiddishkeit
    Our Sunday Film and Music Series celebrates Yiddishkeit!
  • Tax Clinics 2018
    The Central Library will provide free Tax Clinics for residents of Richmond Hill in March.
  • Writer in Residence Trevor Cole
    Trevor Cole, 2018 Writer in Residence, will review manuscripts and give workshops.