Winter 2021 Programs

The "Virtual Programming" title logo from the programming guide.

The Greater Sudbury Public Library will be offering online programming for all ages on Facebook and group pages. We will also be using Zoom and our Youtube page! For more information, follow us on Facebook & Instagram @GSPLibrary, on Youtube @ TheGSPLibrary, or contact us as 705-673-1155.

Participation in our programs is easy. To checkout any of the programs we are offering this month, all you have to do is visit the GSPL Adult and Senior Facebook page or the GSPL Kids and Youth Facebook page at the specified date and time.

For a print out of events, check out our January Program Guide

Special Events : January 2021

Throughout January

Little Library Reading Sock Charity Contest

The season of giving isn't over yet. Warm someone's January with a small donation. Find a little library in your community and leave a pair of socks or mittens for those cold winter nights. Check out our Virtual Craft Night on January 13th for a creative method of crafting mittens and socks from upcycled sweaters.

Edible Book Contest

All participants will be entered into a draw for a prize! Prize to be determined soon.

How does it work?

Create an "edible book" which is a culinary interpretation of any book, character, literary pun, or plot.

One Rule:
Each food creation must be 95% edible. Edible means: made of food or of food stuffs

Creepy Crater

Stay up to date on the latest creepy story, released at the end of each month.

Adults & Seniors

Beginning January 11 @ 10 AM:

Daily Guided Meditations with Gianni

Join Gianni for daily guided meditations.

Mondays, January 11, 18 and 25

Energy Card Readings with Lizanne

Join Lizanne Leclair for Energy Card Readings.

Monday, January 11 @ 2 PM to 3:30 PM:

Modest Income Information Session in Partnership with CRA

Event number: 179 855 9383
Event password: Ontario@1
The following topics will be covered during this session
  • Covid-19 measures
  • Canada Child Benefit
  • GST/HST Credit
  • Disability Tax Credit (DTC)
  • Canada Workers Benefit (CWB)
  • Climate Action Incentive Payments
  • Responding to letters from CRA
  • Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
  • Mondays, January 11, 18 and 25

Wednesday, January 13th @ 6:30 PM

Virtual Craft Night: Upcycled Sweater Crafts

Learn how to make cozy mittens and socks from previously loved sweaters. Make a pair for yourself or leave your craft in a little library for someone else to enjoy.  

Thursday January 14th @ 7 PM:
Throwback Thursday Trivia Night

Join us LIVE on our GSPL Facebook page. Play along by commenting in the comment portion of the post. Come test your knowledge! Our theme is Pop Culture. Answers will be posted Monday December 18th @ 6 PM.

Monday, January 18 @ 2 PM
Budgeting in partnership with RBC

Join financial analyst for a budgeting information session to discuss budgeting strategies for 2021.

Monday, January 25 @ 7 PM
Virtual Book Talk 

Virtual Book Talk with Dieter Buse and Graeme Mount winners of the Ontario Historical Society Fred Landon prize (2019).

Kids & Youth

Wednesday January 13th:
Cereal Theatre Box

Explore stories in a different way with your family. Become the star of Cereal Box Theatre. Join the GSPL to learn how to craft your very own stage!

Thursday January 21st @ 6 PM
Check this out! Book Club

Check this out! Book Club is geared for ages 9-12. Pick up a copy of our book selection and join us for a discussion. The discussion takes place in a private zoom room. Details on how to register are on our event post on our GSPL Facebook page. Our selection for January is "No fixed address" by Susin Nielsen

Thursday January 28th @ 6 PM
Virtual Lego Club

Join us for our monthly virtual Lego Club. Meet up with like minded builders and creators! This month our theme is Famous Landmarks. Please follow instructions on how to register on our GSPL Facebook page event. This club is hosted in a private Zoom room. Hope to see you there!

GSPL Cooking Club

January's theme is: Cozy Cooking. 

Friday January 15th @ 4 PM

Join Liette to learn how to make some yummy Wonton Soup!
A supply list will be published on Monday January 11th on the GSPL Facebook Page. Hope to see you there!

Sunday, January 24th @ 3 PM

Campfire Cooking: Discover a new way to enjoy the winter season! Learn how to cook a delicious pot of winter chili by a cozy outdoor campfire.

Friday January 29th @ 4 PM

Join Liette as she shows you how to make a homemade vegetable soup that will please all palates! A supply list will be posted on the GSPL Facebook Page Monday January 25th.