- 07, 2008
A Popular Pursuit
It seems as though the economy is not the only thing booming in Canada! Library use is up, as described in this article by Shannon Proudfoot for Canwest News Service. Looking to be on the waiting list for a new release? Pick up a "Hotlist" and place a hold before the book even hits the shelves. Aren't sure what to read? Ask the staff for a recommended read, or browse the Novelist database.
- 29, 2008
Library Closed Saturdays in August
Just a reminder that the library will be closed for all of the Saturdays in August. Sorry for any inconvenience.
- 26, 2008
Fun in the Van
What letters or words do you see when you look out the window of the car on billboards, road signs, vehicles or buildings? "Seeing Words" is just one game in this series developed by Washington Learning Systems to help make the miles in the van roll along smoother while encouraging language and literacy development. Print off your own copies, or pick a few up at the library.
- 25, 2008
New Junior Nonfiction
Kids - don't forget about our junior nonfiction section when looking for a books, including easy readers. Check out the new list on our Home page for some brand new titles. There is enough variety in topics you are sure to find something of interest. You'll find many of these titles on display for the next month or so at the library.
- 22, 2008
Laughing Out Loud
What a great morning to be a kid at the library! Daryl Robb and his buddy Leroy the Lobster from Down by the Docks put on a performance that had the kids waving their arms, dressing up, telling jokes, screaming and singing. Daryl and Leroy (played by his daughter) are true professional entertainers, as they know how to play the crowd and 'not hold back'. A big thanks to Northern Lights Library System for sponsoring this event (which was enjoyed by over 120 people!), and to Daryl and Leroy fo...
- 21, 2008
Our Aboriginal People
Come and browse our new display featuring books, facts, a quiz, and artifacts on our aboriginal people. This ties in with our Science Alberta exhibit which runs from May 27th through June 6th and features “Colour in our World” from an aboriginal perspective. Thanks to the Vermilion Heritage Museum for donating the artifacts and prints.
- 21, 2008
Congratulations on behalf of the Friends
The Friends of the Vermilion Public Library would like to congratulate the following people on winning their raffle!: Genny Ahlgren (Crocheted tablecloth, Value $200) Sandra Kathnelson (Child’s pine table and chair set, Value $150) Cameron Walsh (Knitted sweater, hat and bear, Value $100) Merle Thomsen (for Pauline) (Handmade wooden Lazy Susan, value $50) Rebecca Pashulka (Child’s knitted sweater, value $50) Trish Parenteau (Child’s knitted sweater, va...
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