Events & Programs


Please join us at the library
Monday October 2 from 2:15-4pm
for a free information session on breast cancer awareness, provided by
the Nipigon District Family Health Team.

Blood pressure readings will also be provided!

12th Annual Impressions of Red Rock
Photo Contest

It’s time to show us your beautiful views of Red Rock!  We are now accepting submissions for the 12th Annual Impressions of Red Rock Photo Contest!All photo submissions will be displayed at the Red Rock Public Library and the Red Rock Northern Credit Union for voting from October 10th-20th, 2023.

1st, 2nd and 3rd place photos will be displayed at the library for one year. The winning photos will also be posted on the Red Rock Public Library social media pages and website!

Please submit a digital copy of your photo to RockingLibraries@gmail.comby Saturday, October 7th, 2023

One entry per participant please!!

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, October 24th

Photo Release Entry Form is available here:
and at the library.

Good luck!

Webinars for Seniors

Advocacy North for Elders & Seniors, in partnership with The Red Rock Public Library, presents a series of useful upcoming webinars for seniors!

Join Megan Stuckey, staff lawyer at the Sudbury Community Legal Clinic, for FREE legal webinar sessions!  You can view the webinars at The Red Rock Public Library in-person over a cup of coffee or tea, or register to watch them from home!

October 4 – Retirement Homes – 12:00pm-1:00pm
October 11 – Long-Term Care Homes – 12:00pm-1:00pm
October 25 – Consumer Rights – 12:00pm-1:00pm
November 8 – Senior Scams – 12:00pm-1:00pm
November 22 – Elder Abuse – 12:00pm-1:00pm

Megan will also be in Red Rock on Friday November 3rd from 9:00am-12:00pm providing free, private in-person legal advice for seniors in the community.

Contact the library for more information, webinar registration details, or to reserve a private timeslot to meet with Megan!

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