Programs & Events

General Interest | Business | Newcomers | Seniors | Technology

General Interest

Black History Month |
Laurier Lecture Series VII |
Lower Your Taxes Today | Social Networking and Your Job Search
Volunteering in Halton

 

Social Networking and Your Job Search

Learn the basics of Linkedin and Twitter and discover how to use social media to enhance your job search.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 9
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Location: Main Library
  • Register: Call 905-693-8458 ext 101.

Program offered by The Centre: Skills Development & Training, Milton Employment Services in partnership with Milton Public Library.

Lower Your Taxes Today

The number one expense for nearly every Canadian is taxes. Save on taxes now and in the future. Learn about tax credits, tax deductions, and tax incentives. Presented by Investor's Group.

Celebrate Black History Month

Books by Bryan Prince

Join us for a fascinating talk by award-winning author Bryan Prince. A descendant of slaves who came to Canada prior to the American Civil War, Bryan Prince is a respected historical researcher on the Underground Railroad, slavery and abolition.

Volunteering in Halton

A representative from Volunteer Halton will be available to help you find volunteer opportunities in your community. There are volunteer opportunities for all ages and we can assist by guiding you through the Volunteer Halton database for volunteer positions

  • Days: Mondays on
    • February 1
  • Location: Main Library
  • Time: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Drop-in

A joint initiative of Milton Public Library and Volunteer Halton.

Business

Social Media for Business

Build-Your-Business Workshop

Learn tips and tricks to market your business using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and more.

Marketing - Research and Cost Effective Ideas

Identify why and how conducting marketing research can impact your business and learn some cost-effective ideas to market your business.

  • Dates: Wednesday, February 24
  • Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Main Library
  • Register by calling Access Halton at 905-825-6000
  • Cost: $25

Presented by Halton Region's Business Development Centre in partnership with Regional libraries.

Newcomers

The Canadian Citizenship Workshop

This one-day program includes practice tests, checking your application online, and lots more.

  • Days: Tuesdays on
    • January 19
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Beaty Branch
  • Register: Call the Halton Multicultural Council, 905-842-2486 ext 223

A joint initiative of Milton Public Library and Halton Multicultural Council (funded by CIC).

Related Citizenship Resources Online @ your library®

LearningExpress Library LearningExpress Library is an online learning portal offering opportunities to take practice Canadian Citizenship exams and more.

Local citizenship resources.


ESL Conversation Circles

Build your confidence speaking English and meet new people weekly.

No session on February 13

  • Weekly Meetings: Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
  • Location: Beaty Branch
  • Information: Call the Halton Multicultual Council at 905-842-2486 ext. 241

A joint initiative of Milton Public Library and Halton Multicultural Council (funded by CIC).

Commissioner of Oaths & Settlement Service

The representative is a Commissioner of Oaths and as such can certify documents not only for newcomers but for the general public as well. This is a free service.

Main Library Session

  • Days: Tuesdays on
    • February 9, 23
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Register: Call the Centre, 905-693-8103 ext. 204

Beaty Branch Session

  • Days: Thursdays on
    • Februrary 11, 25
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. - Noon
  • Register: Call the Centre, 905-693-8103 ext. 204

Program offered by The Centre: Skills Development & Training, Milton Employment Services in partnership with Milton Public Library.

Settlement Worker @ the Library

If you are new to Canada and need help getting settled, a visiting settlement worker from the Halton Multicultural Council can assist you in many ways: government document application, employment and job search, information and referral to local services, document translation, help with school enrolment, budgeting, finding affordable housing, and much more.

Main Library Session

  • Days: Wednesdays on
    • February 3, 17
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Make an appointment by calling the Halton Multicultural Council, 905-842-2486 ext 223

Beaty Branch Session

  • Days: Tuesdays on
    • February 2, 16
  • Time: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Make an appointment by calling the Halton Multicultural Council, 905-842-2486 ext 223

A joint initiative of Milton Public Library and Halton Multicultural Council (funded by CIC).

Seniors

Scrabble

Seniors: Thursdays are Special

Meet old friends and make new ones. Every week a different activity is offered: cards, board games, book talks and more.

  • Weekly: Thursdays from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Main Library, Flint Computer Lab, 2nd floor

Ask staff about our wide range of collections, services and programs for you.

Share Your Favourite Recipe

Recipe box

Bring your favourite recipe to share with everyone.

  • Date: Thursday, February 25
  • Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Main Library, Flint Computer Lab
  • Drop-in

Memories of Milton

Memories of Milton

Do you have memories of Milton that you would like to share? Join in our Memories of Milton project, where we will be pairing local seniors with teen volunteers to record and preserve their stories online.

Participate in eight to ten weekly sessions starting in November. For more information please call (905) 875-2665 ext. 3263 or email information@mpl.on.ca.

Pick up an application form at either Main Library or Beaty Branch or download and complete an application form.

Technology

iPad for Beginners

Learn iPad basics from using ports and buttons and connecting to Wi-Fi to navigating your haome screen and downloading apps from the App Store. Please bring your Apple ID email and password information with you.

  • Date: Wednesday, February 17 or February 24
  • Location: Main Library, Flint Computer Lab
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Register: Call 905-875-2665 ext 3263 or email information@mpl.on.ca.