Adult Programs

Kill-a-watt energy monitor loan program

Both Cardinal and Spencerville libraries have an energy monitor available for members of the public to borrow. Kilowatt meters are a useful tool to determine the energy consumption of your appliances and each kit comes with an information package to help user make the best use of the meters. Thanks to RideauBeth St. Lawrence Utilities, Inc. and the Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal for supplying the kilowatt meters and getting the program started.


Needlework Group

Every Monday of the month, 1 to 4 PM
Drop-in program at the Spencerville branch

Come in for crochet, knitting or needlework help, to finish that one project or just to sit and chat with friends.


Knit & Chat

2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 2 to 3 PM
Drop-in program at the Cardinal branch
Starts Sep 13, 2018 – Ends Dec 13, 2018

This group is open to all ages and skill levels. We welcome anyone who wants to learn how to knit!


eBook Help Sessions – Drop-in Only

Cardinal Branch: Mondays 6 – 8 p.m.

Spencerville Branch: Thursdays 3 – 5 p.m.

Just got a new e-reader or tablet and not sure what to do? Drop by for one-on-one help getting your device up and running and ready to borrow free library e-books.


Book Clubs

Cardinal Branch

1st Tuesday of the month, 1:30 pm at the Cardinal branch

“Book Talk” style. Read a book of your choice and share it with the Cardinal book club. Contact the Cardinal branch for more information. Book club pauses over the summer months of July and August and resumes in September.

Spencerville Branch

The library is currently looking for people interested in starting a book club in the Spencerville branch. Email if you’re interested in joining a book club here.


Contact North continuing education – Cardinal Branch

Tuesdays, 1:30 – 4 p.m.

(by appointment)

Contact North is a continuing education organization based out of Cornwall, ON. Every other Tuesday, they will have a consultant on-hand in our Cardinal Branch to discuss education opportunities- high school, post-secondary, or computer/ technology courses- with anyone interested. Give the Cardinal Branch a call for more information or to book an appointment, 613-657-3822.


CSE Consulting support – Cardinal Branch

Every other Tuesday

1:30 – 4 p.m.

Book an appointment for a free one-on-one session on resume and employment help with CSE Consulting. Call 613-925-0222 for more information.



Homebound Services

The Edwardsburgh Cardinal Public Library offers a free book delivery service to members of the community who are physically unable to make it into one of our branches. This includes, but is not limited to, people with permanent disabilities or are temporarily homebound for reasons such as surgery. Please contact Margaret-Ann at 613-657-3822 or Beth at 613-658-5575 if you wish to be considered for this service.