Adults & General


Golf Tournament FundraiserPick your team of 4 and register with VICKI@RLPL.CA
afternoonLombard Glen Golf Course
Friends of the RLPL presents Drop-In Movie [Downton Abbey New Era] & Afternoon TeaFor more information the Friends of the Rideau Lakes Public Library page
1:00pmElgin Community Hall
Author Talk with Jill HeinerthRegister with
7:00pmRonald E. Holman Complex (South Elmsley)

Library Yoga will be running September 21 – November 30 at the Elgin Hall from 5:30-7:00pm.

Register with Sandy (Rideau Lakes Yoga) 613-273-4218

Library Fundraiser : Cost = 10 classes/$125 (**price adjustment)

Computer & Library Training

If you have a question about a new device, downloading the library’s e-resources, or just computer and internet basics, please email Diane  to book an appointment or contact your local branch.

Hooks ‘n Books at the Newboro Branch

A weekly drop-in group dedicated to all things needlework.  All types of needlecraft and all experience levels are welcome.  Bring your sticks and project.

Hooks n’ Books runs most Friday afternoons at 1:30. For more information contact

Visit the event calendar for upcoming dates »

Local History with Sue Warren

The Rideau Lakes History Centre is generally open on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Email for more information.


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Die Cut Station

We have a DIE CUT STATION at our Elgin Branch. Make art & crafts, puppets, kids learning tools, scrapbooking and more. We have many die cuts to choose from such as letters, numbers, nature, seasonal, animals, shapes and celebrations. You need to bring your own materials (BYOM)

Materials you can use: Paper, Cardstock, Foam, Fabric, Felt

Contact for more information

Book Sales – Please contact the Elgin branch before dropping off books

The Delta Branch has a large (Ginormous!) book sale each spring for the Maple Syrup Festival at the Old Town Hall.  Over the years we have raised thousands of dollars to be shared between the Library and the Delta Mill.  Thanks so much for all of the donations and to all of our volunteers! The Maple Syrup Festival usually takes place annually during the month of April.

The Main Branch hosts the summer book sale at the hall beside the library during Elgin Days in July.

Did you miss one of our talks on Zoom. Head over to our Youtube channel and subscribe to watch at your convenience.

Stay Tuned for upcoming Workshops and Author Talks.

A monthly talk or workshop covering a variety of interesting and entertaining topics. Learn something new, try out a gadget, or make something wonderful!  Check the calendar or contact Laura Lee for more details.