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JUL
21

Inspector Iwannano Magic Show

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Bring your family to the library to be entertained, amazed and motivated to be a person of strong character TOMORROW (Wednesday, July 22nd). And be prepared to laugh and have fun as comedy magician Brian Lehr shares his professional talent in this special Summer Reading Club performance. No charge! Brian's new magic book and souvenir magic wands will be available for $10 and $2, respectively.
JUN
18

Summer Programs for Children in Vermilion

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Children and teenagers looking for things to keep them busy this summer need not look further than our own town! The Summer Fun coordinator has made up a list of camps and programs which will be offered this summer around Vermilion, including our own Sunbeam Summer Reading Program. Click here to view the list.
JUN
17

Camp for Young Writers

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The Young Alberta Book Society is presenting "WordsWorth 2009", a "camp for youth with the write stuff"! Children aged 12-14 and 12-18 are invited to delve into their passion for writing at for a week at Bragg Creek. Application forms are available at the library or on their website, but note that the deadline for applying is June 22nd.
JUN
17

News for Teens

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Grip Magazine is published for Alberta Health Services and features articles by teens, for teens. Copies are free, and are available at the back of the library in the Young Adult section. The magazine is published four times a year, and hot off the press for Summer 2009 is the "R & R Issue".
MAY
26

Discover the Grasslands

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Children and adults alike will enjoy taking part in this interactive program from Science Alberta. Do a giant puzzle of some native plants and learn the effects of drought, or investigate, using real skulls from prairie mammels, the differences in teeth between a carnivore, omnivore and herbivore. We have five stations set up from which you can play and learn. Interested parties can ask at the desk to go down to our basement and check out this cool exhibit! More...
FEB
28

New Session of Kids Connection Added

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Rhonda from Midwest Family Connections will be back for a brand new six-week session of Kids Connection beginning Wednesday, April 22nd at 10:30 am. Kids Connection features stories, rhymes, free playtime and crafts to help foster literacy and social and emotional development in your child.
JAN
27

If You Liked Twilight...

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For those teenagers who can't get enough vampires, demons and dark secrets, the Santa Clara County Library has put together a nice list of read-alikes. With the exception of The Silver Kiss, all are available on TRACpac - just a click away!
JAN
05

Children's Valentine's Party

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Mark you calendar for our Children's Valentine's Party on Friday, February 13th at 10:30 am. Children from 0-10 years old (approximately) are invited to be entertained by our special guest from Kitscoty. Deseri Adrian specializes in ventriloquism, puppetry and balloon animals, so plan for a morning of laughs! Kids will also make a craft to match the show. Cost is $2 per child. Pre-registration is preferred to help us in our plannnig :) Children three and under must be accompanied by an adult. More...
DEC
10

Creative Kids Read On

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The annual Mathieu da Costa Challenge is on once again. Write a piece of prose or use your artistic talent to create a piece of work which celebrates how cultural diversity has shaped Canada. The winners of each category will be “goin’ to Winnipeg”! (All expenses paid, of course!)
OCT
29

The Eyes Have It...

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Have you ever seen anyone with a “wandering eye”? Or have you ever closed your eyes and tried to imagine what it would be like to be blind? My Travellin’ Eye by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw helps you understand how you might see the world and how the world might see you if you had this condition. And the award-winning The Black Book of Colors by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faria features raised black line drawings on black paper, which can be deciphered by touch, accompanied by wond... More...