Events & Programs

Virtual Author Presentation
at the library!

Join us at the library as we chat with award-winning and bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez about her newest novel Anita de Monte Laughs Last; a propulsive, witty examination of power, love, and art, daring to ask who gets to be remembered and who is left behind in the rarefied world of the elite.

Wednesday, April 17th
8pm
at the Red Rock Public Library
For this event you have the option of registering for this FREE presentation to watch from home, or join us at the library to watch over light refreshments!

Registering to watch from home is simple!
1. Visit: https://libraryc.org/rrocklib/45415
2. Click Register
3. Enter your name and email address
4. You will receive an email with the subject line “You are Registered for the Author Talk”
5. Click the link in the email that says “Join Webinar” at the specified time!

Have questions you’d like the author to answer? 
Send them in advance to the library by phone or email!

Hot tip!  If there is a presentation you would like to attend but cannot- you can still register for the event and submit your questions to the author to be answered during the presentation, and watch the pre-recorded session at a later time!

Be sure to contact the library for further information or assistance!

View more upcoming Author Talks by visiting our E-Resources page on the website!

This program is proudly sponsored by The Friends of The Red Rock Public Library and bmiGroup


Spring Story Hour

Join us at The Red Rock Public Library for a spring-themed Story Hour!

Children aged 0-8 can come to the library
Friday April 19th from 3:15-4:15pm
to listen to a story, make a craft & have a little snack!

Ages 4 and under please attend with a caregiver.


Spring Draw

Visit The Red Rock Public Library April 2 – May 9 and enter into our draw to win a beautiful spring prize package!

One entry per person per day please!
All ages encouraged to enter! (Prize package makes a great gift!)

Draw will take place Thursday May 9th at 5pm
Good luck!

Generously sponsored by The Friends of the Red Rock Public Library and bmiGroup.


Local Author Visit – H. Leighton Dickson

Join us at The Red Rock Public Library for a conversation with Thunder Bay author
H. Leighton Dickson!
Author of: RISE OF THE UPPER KINGDOM, along with Gothic thriller series COLD STONE & IVY, and DRAGON OF ASH & STARS: The Autobiography of a Night Dragon.

Wednesday, April 24th
7-8pm
at The Red Rock Public Library

Come and meet the author over some light refreshments and learn about her body of work! She will also have books available for purchase!

All are welcome and we hope to see you there!


Local Author Visit – Katherine Poulin

We hope you will join us at The Red Rock Public Library and Edge Arts Studio & Gallery in Nipigon for 2 special conversations with Thunder Bay author and artist Katherine Poulin! Author of: Fairy Baby, The Wolf of River Terrace, and The Wasp Paper Poems!

Thursday April 18th 630-730pm at the Edge Arts Studio & Gallery in Nipigon

Thursday April 25th 3-4pm at the Red Rock Public Library

Chat with the author and learn about her body of work! Copies of her books will be available to purchase!

All are welcome and we hope to see you there!


Alzheimer’s Society of Thunder Bay
Visit & Activity Kit Loan Program

The Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay & Region, partnered with The Red Rock Public Library, has developed in-home activity kits for loan, designed for those dealing with dementia. Some items in the kit are intended to be used by a person living with dementia along with a care partner, while other items are intended to be used independently. Kits contain wide ranging activities to meet a variety of interests and capabilities, as well as local information and reminiscing items.

Please join us at The Red Rock Public Library
Monday May 6th at 3pm
To check out the activity kits, and chat with our local representative to learn more from the Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay!


“24 in 2024” Book Bingo

“24 in 2024” Book Bingo has begun!

Pick up your 24 in 2024 Book Bingo card from your local library and get started!

To play:
Read and then write your titles in the category squares on your bingo card 
Books, magazines, audiobooks- all formats! (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 25th, 2024

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!


Questions?
email rrocklib@gmail.com, or call 886-2558