Another Successful Science Alberta Program
Over 150 children enjoyed our interactive program on magnetism and received a personalized tour of the library in the past two weeks. Thanks to the teachers, parent volunteers and Science Alberta for allowing the kids (and adults) the chance to experience "Pirates of the Lodestone" and learn first-hand what the library has to offer.
Do your scanning here!
We now have a scanner available for public use! This is in addition to faxing, photocopying and printing services, which we have had for a while.
2010 Great Kids Award
Do you know a child between the ages of 5 and 18 who is determined, generous, courageous and compassionate, and who shows a strong spirit? Nominate them for a Great Kids Award, sponsored by the Government of Alberta. Please visit greatkids.alberta.ca for more information, including the nomination form. Entry deadline is June 14, 2010.
Do You Love to Write?
Polar Expressions Publishing is having their third annual writing contest. Winners will be published! Please visit their website for further details. Entries must be postmarked on or before July 15, 2010.
Thank You to the Lakeland College Interior Design Program
We wish to offer a sincere thanks to the second-year students of the interior design program over at Lakeland College who took on the project of designing us a new work area. Their attention to detail and overall effort was A+ in our opinion! We look forward to incorporating many of their ideas into a more functional and aestetically pleasing work space. Please take a look at their design boards, either in person at the library or by browsing the pictures below.
Book Sale Held Over!
We are holding over our Spring Book Sale by one week, so come in enjoy half-price bargains - there is still a good selection!
Get Into Overdrive!
Vermilion Public Library now has a 'Virtual Branch'! It's called Overdrive, and is essentially a digital library where patrons can download eBooks (digital books, magazines or graphic novels), WMA or MP3 audiobooks (recorded readings of a book), videos or music onto their Mac or PC. From there, they can be transferred onto portable devices such as the Apple® iPod or the Sony® Reader. There are also features to aid those with visual impairments. Become introduced to this fabulous new resource...
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