Canada Reads 2010
CBC Canada Reads has announced the five novels to be debated this year between March 8th to 12th. Get a head start on your anticipated favorite by ordering it from TRACpac: Good to a Fault by Marina Endicott Nikolski by Nicolas Dickner Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Be sure to check out our event calendar for a list of upcoming programs, including Infant Massage, our Bookend Bash, Kids Connection, Rhyme Time, Simplifying Personal Directives, Google Your World!, the Genelogy Interest Group, and "The Art of Comics".
Thank You and Merry Christmas
Stop by the library on Tuesday, December 15th to warm up with a cup of hot cider and a cookie. It's our way of saying "thanks" for your patronage and Merry Christmas!
Time again for the Mathieu Da Costa Challenge
The annual Matheu Da Costa Challenge is sponsored by Canada's Department of Citizenship and Immigration, and is designed to encourage children and youth to create works of art or language that express Canadian values, diversity and multiculturalism. This year's grand prize is a trip to Ottawa, and other prizes are available. See their website for many more details, including who Mathieu Da Costa was!
Alberta Literary Awards 2010
The Alberta Writers Guild has over $17, 000 up for grabs in the 2010 Alberta Literary Awards. Authors, publishers or other interested parties are invited to submit entries no later than December 31st, 2009. See the submission guidelines on their website for more details.
Munsch at Home
ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation recently launched the annual Munsch at Home Contest, a fun contest where families get to write a creative story together in hopes of winning a private home visit from Robert Munsch! But that's not all;the winning family will also get to choose a local library, school or literacy group to receive a public reading by Mr. Munsch. The contest runs until December 11 and is open to all Canadian families. The Munsch at Home Contest runs in celebration of Family L...
Children's Halloween Party
Don't forget to bring your preschoolers to our Children's Halloween Party led by balloon artist and puppeteer Deseri Adrian on Friday, October 30th at 10:30 am. Cost is $1 per child or $2 per family, and feel free to dress up!
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