At the Library – Sarnia and Lambton County This Week

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS OPEN HOUSE: An information session will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the North Branch Library, 232 Northern Ave. E. from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Canadian Red Cross Algoma Public Health, Vulnerable Persons Registry, Sault Fire Services and the City of Sault Ste. Marie will present information on what it takes to be prepared for 72 hours without power. Prizes and light refreshments will be provided.

RETRO VIDEO GAMES: Retro Video Gaming Night is back at the James L. McIntyre Centennial Library, 50 East St. Get your game on with: Atari, Intellivision, ColecoVision, TurboGrafx-l6, Sega, PlayStation and Xbox. Register now for the remaining Retro Video Gaming Nights: Thursday, Feb. 27 Disney Night 2; Thursday, March 26, TBD; Thursday, April 30 TBD. Gaming nights will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. All ages are welcome. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by phone or in person at the Reference and Information desk. Space is limited. Call 705-759-5236 to register.

BOOK CLUB: North Branch Public Library, 232C Northern Ave. E., invites participants to a single event book Club on Tuesday, March 3, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Registration begins in person on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. This event is free, but space is limited. For all inquiries call the North Branch at 705-759-5248.

RADON GAS: Ontario Lung Association and Sault Ste. Marie Public Library have teamed up to help residents screen for radon gas, believed to cause cancer. Test kits will be available at James L. McIntyre Centennial Library, 50 East St. and at North Branch, 232C Northern Ave. E., for a six-week loan period. Learn more about radon and other lung health issues at or the Lung Health Line, 1-888-344-5864 (LUNG). For more information about the program call Helena Huopalainen, manager of community engagement, 705-759-5243.

POETRY: Poetry Circle North has resumed at James L. McIntyre Centennial Library, 50 East St. Meetings will continue on the first Wednesday of every month, with the final session on June 3. Meetings take place in the Computer Commons Room from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Register at 705-759-5236. Everyone is welcome to bring poetry to share.

KNITTERS CIRCLE: Join fellow knitters at the James L. McIntyre Centennial Library, on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Knitters Circle is a drop-in group for adults to share stories, share knitting tips, and meet new friends. Bring your own projects. This program is not designed to teach knitting but intended to be a self-sustaining group where members will learn from each other.

CHESS ANYONE? Do you like to play chess or have you always wanted to learn? Beginners and enthusiasts are invited to join the Adult Chess Club at the James L McIntyre Centennial Public Library. This free event will take place every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m., until the end of May. The Adult Chess Club is for ages 13 and up. Meet in the adult reading area to challenge yourself and other players. This is a Drop-In Evening Event and registration is not required. For more information, call the Reference and Information Desk, 705-759-5236. Facebook: .

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