Events & Programs

Fairy Garden Submissions

We hope you were able to nab a free Fairy Garden Kit from the library during March Break!

Once you have completed your fairy garden created from your kit, you can bring it to your library by March 31st so it can be displayed, or email a photo of it to to keep enjoying your garden at home!

One submission will win a random draw prize!

This program is generously sponsored by The Friends of The Red Rock Public Library, and is open for all families 🙂

Easter Colouring Contest

It’s time for The Red Rock Public Library & Dampier’s Offshore Variety Kids Easter Colouring Contest!

Starting Friday March 17th until April 3rd, kids ages 0-16 can grab their Easter colouring page from Dampier’s Offshore Variety in Red Rock!

Be sure to drop off your finished colouring page with your name and phone number written on the back, at Dampier’s Offshore Variety by April 4th to be entered into a random draw!

Prize will be drawn April 5th at 7pm!
This program is generously sponsored by The Friends of The Red Rock Public Library.
Good luck!

Spring Story Hour

Join us at The Red Rock Public Library for our Spring Story Hour!

Children aged 0-8 can come to the library on Thursday April 6th from 3:15-4:15pm to listen to a spring story, enjoy a small snack, and create their very own Chia Pet!

Children aged 4 and under please attend with a caregiver.

Pet Day Contest

April 11th is Pet Day!
In celebration, The Red Rock Public Library is holding our Annual Pet Day Photo Contest!

Email a photo of your pet, along with their name, plus your name and phone number to
Make sure to send in your submission by April 11th.

This program is open to pet owners all ages (0-100)

Your pets’ photo will join others from our community on a collage we will post on our socials for all to enjoy!
We will also do one random draw for a prize on April 11th at 7pm!

This program is generously sponsored by The Friends of The Red Rock Public Library.

Seed Library

It’s getting to be that time of year again – time to start thinking about spring gardening!  Being a part of The Red Rock Public Library’s Seed Library is a great way to get started- and keep growing!

It’s easy!

Borrow up to 5 packets of seeds from our Seed Library
Plant the seeds in your garden and watch them grow
Save seeds from your harvest and share with friends or bring them to the library

This program is in partnership with Nipigon & Dorion Public Libraries, as well as The Nipigon-Red Rock Horticultural Society.

Reading in Colour Book Bingo 2023

“Reading in Colour” Book Bingo 2023 has begun!

Pick up your Reading in Colour Book Bingo card from your local library and get started! Dampier’s North Shore Variety also has bingo card copies!

To play:
Read and then write your titles in the category squares on your bingo card
(No kids titles please!)
Fill out 1 line or a full blackout for a chance to win a prize!
One entry per person (either 1 line or blackout)

Deadline is October 20th, 2023

Please note- we will only be accepting paper copy submissions in person (not by email or messenger) 🙂

Random prizes to be drawn during Ontario Public Library Week in October!

Contact the library for more details!

This program is for adults and young adults, local residents only.

This program is brought to you by Nipigon, Dorion and Red Rock Public Libraries.

Northshore 1,000 Books Before Age 6

Starting October 20th, come in to the library to sign up your child(ren) for our 1,000 Books Before Age 6 reading program!
In conjunction with EarlyOn, The Red Rock Public Library is proud to offer this exciting ongoing challenge.

It’s very simple:
Keep track of the books read with our paper logs provided at registration
Go to the library to receive an award for every 100 book milestone!
When your little reader reaches 1,000 books, they will receive a diploma and an award!

1 book per day for 3 years = 1,095
10 books per week for 2 years = 1,040
3 books a day for 1 year = 1,095
Any age appropriate book counts, no matter where you get it or how many times you read it!
You may count the same title for each child entered!

email, or call 886-2558