Beat the Winter Blues at the Library
Our line-up of winter programs and events are set to keep you from going stir-crazy! The Genealogy Interest Group continues to meet on the second Thursday of the month. Bring you knitting or crocheting for Knit Wit, an afternoon of camaraderie, beginning Wednesday, January 14th. Our puzzle table is set up for people of all ages to work on. Ready to Lose It is back in a new, half-day workshop format on January 17th. Please phone to pre-register. Kids Connection...
Creative Kids Read On
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!)
Do A Puzzle at the Library
Come in from the cold and get cozy at our puzzle table beginning January 8th! People of all ages are welcome to contribute to our 1000 piece picture.
Canada Reads 2009
Anyone looking to follow Canada Reads on CBC Radio can use the Holidays to get a head-start. The debates air March 2 - 6, 2009. Copies of the five novels are just a click away: The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant by Michel Tremblay Fruit by Brian Francis Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards The Outlander by Gil Adamson
Important News for Patrons
TRAC (The Regional Automation Consortium) provides the automated catalogue for all libraries in Northern Lights and three other regional library systems. The consortium is changing to Polaris - a library automation system with a user friendly Windows interface similar to your computer at home or work. Until 3:00 pm, December 24th, library service at your library will continue without interruptions: You can check out material You can place holds on material using the online ca...
The Eyes Have It...
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 wonderfully written t...
There's Still Room in "Kids Connection"
It's not too late for your preschooler to come to "Kid's Connection", which begins Wednesday, October 15th at 10:30 am. Late registrations will be welcome as long as there is room!
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