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January Puslinch Community Newsletter

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Puslinch Township Library

For current hours and services, please call the Puslinch Branch 519.763.8026 or visit us online at www.wellington.ca/Library.

TAKE-AND-MAKE-ACTIVITY KITS

Get creative with activity kits for all ages! Contents may include a hands-on activity, activity sheets, and suggestions for additional library resources. Quantities are limited. Pick up at your local branch on a first-come, first-served basis.

STORY TIME AT HOME (ALL AGES)

Join us virtually for live songs, stories, rhymes, and activities aimed at developing your child’s early literacy skills. Pre-registration is required to receive a kit and virtual meeting link.  If you would like to join us from another branch, please let the hosting branch know upon registration.

Wednesdays, January 12, 19, 26 at 11:00 am

FIRST FRIDAY BOOK CLUB (ADULTS)

Discussing “Dreadful Water” by Thomas King. Please contact branch staff for meeting details.

Friday, January 7

THIRD TUESDAY BOOK CLUB (ADULTS)

Discussing “Woefield Poultry Collective” by Susan Juby. Please contact branch staff for meeting details.

Thursday, January 18

QUILT BLOCK OF THE MONTH (ADULTS)

Get started on a new project by picking up a quilt block take-and-make kit. Each month features a different pattern.  Fabric and instructions included. Basic sewing skills required. 

Pick up in-branch, January 15

JUST FOR YOU FROM WCL

Wondering what to read, watch, or listen to next? Wellington County Library staff are here to help! Tell us what you love and we’ll hand-pick a selection of titles for you to borrow. For more information, visit www.wellington.ca/JustForYou.  

While you’re waiting for Just for You selections, check out this list of new books at the library:

Fiction

Dyer, K.C.                                An Accidental Odyssey

Gayle, Mike                             All the Lonely People

Gilmore, Lucy                          I Hate You More

Glass, Seressia                        The Love Con

Kim, Juhea                              Beasts of a Little Land

McCormack, J.A.                     The Singing Forest

Scarsbrook, Richard                The Troupers

Spotswood, Stephen              Murder Under Her Skin

Thompson, Victoria                City of Shadows

Wilson, Susan                         The Dog I Loved

Non-Fiction

Denning, Sally                         Calm: Interiors to Nurture, Relax and Restore

Grey, Caylee                           Get Messy Art: The No-rules, No-judgment, and No-pressure Approach to Making Art

Keehn, Kelley                          Rich Girl, Broke Girl: Save Better, Invest Smarter, and Earn Financial Freedom

MacGregor, Amie                   Dream Desserts: 60 Over-the-top Recipes for Truly Fabulous Flavor

Merryl, Jovy                            The Beginner’s Guide to Watercolor: Master Essential Skills and Techniques Through Guided Exercises and Projects

Morrison, Riane Menardi       Quilting by Hand: Hand-crafted, Modern Quilts and Accessories for You and your Home

Obama, Barack                       Renegades: Born in the USA

Picardie, Justine                     Miss Dior: A Story of Courage and Couture

Symon, Michael                      Fix It with Food Every Meal Easy: Simple and Delicious Recipes for Anyone with Autoimmune Issues and Inflammation

Wheatcroft, Geoffrey             Churchill’s Shadow: The Life and Afterlife of Winston Churchill

Township of Puslinch

TOWNSHIP FACILITY CLOSURE UPDATES

The following recreation amenities are temporarily CLOSED;

  • Puslinch Optimist Recreation Centre Gymnasium
  • Puslinch Optimist Recreation Centre washrooms and change rooms

The following recreation amenities are open;

  • Optimist Recreation Centre Rink; weather dependent (no access to change rooms or washrooms, and masks are mandatory for all on-ice activities)
  • Soccer and other sports fields
  • Baseball Diamonds
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Trails

The use of all Township facilities by the public is to be in accordance with the physical separation directives issued by the Province. Individuals using these facilities, except for members of the same household, are required to maintain physical distancing of at least 2 metres or six feet. All gatherings or events must comply with all Provincial directives, as well as those of Wellington-Dufferin Guelph Public Health. We strongly encourage individuals utilizing available facilities to adhere to all physical distancing requirements.  Failure to do so, may result in the Township being directed to close facilities again. Enforcement concerns should be communicated to the OPP non-emergency number at 1-888-310-1122.

The following Township closures remain in effect:

  • Puslinch Community Centre
  • Municipal Office

For more information on COVID-19, please contact Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health at 1-800- 265-7293 or 519-822-2715 or visit www.wdgpublichealth.ca

ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES. The Township of Puslinch partners with the Cambridge and District Humane Society for the following animal control services: dogs at large, injured dogs, injured cats, aggressive dogs, domestic animals that are deceased in the home, injured wildlife and exotic animals.

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