You asked, begged and pleaded and now we can say YES! Yes you can bring your laptops and use our brand new WIRELESS Internet. All you need is an email address and you can surf the web for as long as you need. Enjoy!
Summer Programs for Children in Vermilion
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.
Camp for Young Writers
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.
News for Teens
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".
Library Closed Saturdays During the Summer
The library will be closed on Saturdays throughout July and August. Please let us know of any concerns.
A Life Enriched
One of our patrons recently wrote us a "Library Story" which, her permission granted, I would like to share with you: One of the best things I ever did for myself was buy a library card. I've learned so much through books. I have many hobbies; card making, scrapbooking, stenciling, Potpouri and Dried flower arts. I've even learned how to use a computer through the library. I can't thank you enough for this opportunity. Keep up the good work it is very much appreciated! P.S. Through knowl...
Author Visit June 10th
Bring your lunch for a presentation on some fascinating local history. Robert Hendriks, author of William Bleasdell Cameron: A Life of Writing and Adventure, will be here to enlighten us on the life of this survivor of the Frog Lake Massacre.We have 10 copies of this book left and they will be for sale for $5 each. For more on W.B. Cameron, see this article in the Vermilion Standard.
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