June is Buzzing at Innisfil ideaLAB & Library

You’ll find no shortage of things to do this June at the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library! During the month, there are a number of exciting events occurring that will coax your inner passions and put a pep in your step! There are incredible experiences for all ages and interests – there’s something for everyone!

Get Growing Innisfil
We’re transforming our gardens at the Lakeshore Branch and we need your help! Drop-in to help us plant a new, educational pollinator garden filled with native plants that will attract bees, butterflies and birds. Pick up a craft kit, enjoy a cool treat and win great gardening prizes. This garden makeover is made possible by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.
Saturday, June 11th  10:00AM – 1:00PM  · Lakeshore Branch

National Indigenous History Month Guest Speaker: Mark Douglas
The Innisfil ideaLAB & Library is presenting Chippewas of Rama First Nation Elder & Knowledge Keeper Mark Douglas telling the story of Mnjikaning, the Fish Fence in the Narrows between Lakes Couchiching and Simcoe, a 5,000-year-old story that was almost lost. All ages welcome, registration required.
Saturday, June 11th  3:30PM – 4:30PM  · Lakeshore Branch

Virtual Spring Author Series Wrap-up
Join us as we welcome our last of three Canadian authors in our Spring Speaker Series.  Meet Victoria Butler, Barrie’s poet laureate, virtually, from the comfort of your own home. Don’t miss this opportunity and discover your next favourite read. Registration required.
Tuesday, June 14th  6:30PM – 6:30PM  · Via Zoom

Celebrate Pride
In partnership with five other Simcoe County libraries (Midland, Ramara, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood and New Tecumseth) we are presenting two amazing events to celebrate Pride and support the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

Simcoe County’s Drag Queen Trivia Night
Test your skill as we virtually welcome E’Claire Devereaux and Carmen Del Rae from the Haus of Devereaux in a fun evening of trivia!
Ages 16+ Registration required.
Wednesday June 15th   7:00 – 9:00 p.m. · Via Zoom

Drag Queen Storytime
Innisfil is so excited to have Athena Vegas joining us for an inclusive Drag Queen Storytime! Join us for songs and stories celebrating diversity and inclusivity, and share in plenty of fun for everyone. 
All ages. Registration required.
Saturday July, 9th  10:00 – 11:30 a.m. · Cookstown Branch

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with a Guided Meditation at the Tree of Life Labyrinth
Celebrate the summer solstice and the opening of the Tree of Life Labyrinth, living art created by local artist Denis Bolohan. A guided meditation at the Labyrinth in Cookstown led by Rosa Crispo will energize your spirit leaving you feeling light, refreshed and ready to soak in the healing energy of the summer sun!
All ages. Registration required.
Tuesday June 21st, 12:00 – 1:00pm  · Cookstown Branch in the field adjacent to the Library.

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