Make new friend...with a book
This is a new program that lets our younger patrons enjoy the same experience as our Blind Date with a Book. We've wrapped a selection of juvenile and young adult books and attached a brief description. You can't judge our books by their cover! When you choose a book to take with you we will enter you into our draw for a gift certificate. Open to those 8 to 17. November 18 to 22.
Knitting: The Next Step
A course designed to introduce participants to knitting in the round with double-pointed needles. We will also introduce increasing and decreasing. Participants will be required to bring one skein of worsted-weight yarn. The $10 registration fee will include needles. Please preregister and prepay at the library to secure your spot.
Blackout Poetry Contest
Blackout Poetry Contest 1. Pick an article from the newspaper or photocopy a page from a book. 2. Find words to make an interesting poem and circle them. Remember that they will be read from left to right and top to bottom. 3. Using a black marker or paint, cover the rest of the words. Have fun and draw a picture if you like. Entries will be accepted from September 23, 2014 to 3:00 pm September 27. Winner will be chosen by staff and awarded a gift...
Agricultural Fair Craft Classes
Children's Craft Classes An instructor from the Agricultural Society will help prepare entries for the Vermilion Fair. Thursday July 3 5:30pm to 6:30pm 6 and Under Options: Christmas tree ornament, egg carton craft, or finger painting 7:00pm to 8:00pm 10 and Under Options: button or pebble picture, finger painting, or making a puppet Saturday July 5th 9:00am to 10:00 am 6 and Under Options: decorated stone, sparkle glitter picture, or thumbprint art 10:30am to 11:30...
On the Cutting Edge with Ed Storch
Join us on Canada Day for Knife-making Presentations in our parking lot. Ed Storch from Storch Knives will present Basic Blade Making 11:00am - 12:00 pm - An overview of the total process, an explanation of heat treating, a discussion of blade shape as relates to use, and time to ask questions. Basic Handle Making 2:00 - 3:00 pm - A discussion of blade finishing, bolster fitting and handle application, discussing handle options, and time to ask questions. Free knife sharpening at ...
Blind Date with a Book
Choose from one of our mysterious books and be entered in a draw for a gift certificate to Anthony's Classic Grill. Winner will be drawn and contacted on Feb 14th. Be sure to let us know how your blind date turned out!
Library Press Display Workshop
Join us on February 12th and learn how to read current issues of your favorite newspaper for free on your smartphone, tablet or computer through Press Display. Press Display is a newspaper database available at Vermilion Public Library that offers thousands of different newspapers in their original format, such as Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, Calgary Herald and National Post. Bring your iPad, tablet or laptop to this informative session to get access to newspapers for free. No fee.
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