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October 2018
Oct 01 Monday - Oct 31 Wednesday Canadian Library Month 2018Every year in October we celebrate Canadian Library Month by giving away a book every day. You can stop in the Library and enter the draw. You can enter once per day for more chances to win. Stop by the Library today!


Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 04 Thursday - Oct 31 Wednesday LIBRARY MONTHLIBRARY MONTH WILL BE FILLED WITH MANY ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES INCLUDING ADULTS.

BE INSPIRED SERIES WILL START.
BOOK CLUB WILL HAVE THEIR FIRST MEETING.

WATCH THE NEWSLETTER, FACEBOOK POSTS AND POSTERS 
Chauvin Other
Oct 21 Sunday English Language Conversation Practice  Morinville Meeting
Oct 21 Sunday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Poetry Workshop with Author Chris Raine  Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 22 Monday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm Monaville Lisa Adult Painting Classes Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 22 Monday 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Senior's Coffee 

In partnership with the Town of Gibbons, drop in for free coffee after the Seniors Walking Group. 
Gibbons Social
Oct 22 Monday 07:00 pm Author Talks: Ruth Parsons Come chat with local Thorhild author, Ruth Parsons about her new book The Long Road Home! In this book, Ruth's mother, Blanche, reflects on her life and all the cherished moments and memories.
We would love for you to join us for some conversation and snacks!
Redwater Arts & Culture
Oct 22 Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session One (Monday)Storytime provides fun and rich experiences that build a love of books, libraries and reading that will stay with children for a lifetime. Storytime also provides engaging activities that strengthen children’s school readiness skills.
This program fills fast so be sure to register your child early to ensure a spot!

Stor...
Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 23 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Parent-Child Mother Goose Program  Morinville Other
Oct 23 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm Knit Witsm Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 23 Tuesday 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Artastic for Kids Painting Class Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 23 Tuesday 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm ATLAS (At the Library After School) Fun after school activities for grades K-4. It could be an art project, a science experiment, or something completely different! Watch the library website and Facebook page for details.

Cost: FREE
Gibbons Recreation
Oct 23 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Intro to Aromatherapy 

Come and learn about the healing benefits of essential oils! This 2 hour workshop will introduce you to the basics of Aromatherapy and essential oils. You will learn what essential oils are, how they work, and how to use them both safely and effectively. We’ll discuss the many different ways that essential oils can be u...
Gibbons Training
Oct 23 Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Roaming Rhyme Time

Roaming Rhyme Time is held on selected Tuesdays throughout Sept-June. It runs from 10:30-11:30am in Plamondon at the Festival Center. This is a partner program between the library and Parent Link is designed for 0-5 years old accompanied by their caregivers. 

Remote Circulation will be available during this time.
Plamondon Other
Oct 23 Tuesday 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm iPad Basics   A simple course on the basics of  iPad use. Don't have an iPad , don't worry we can provide you with one.  Participants must pre-register with Pam @780-398-2804 or with Tracy @ 780-576-3772 Newbrook Training
Oct 23 Tuesday 03:15 pm - 05:00 pm Youth Action Club
Redwater Community
Oct 23 Tuesday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Rhyme and Read - CLASSEnglish Language Learners: Families are invited to come learn songs that will help with English speaking and reading. Rhyming will give your young children an excellent start to school. Program is for parents, extended family and/or caregivers with children ages 0-5 years. We will have snack time and visiting as well. Contact CLASS for more info... Vermilion Social
Oct 23 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session One (Tuesday)Storytime provides fun and rich experiences that build a love of books, libraries and reading that will stay with children for a lifetime. Storytime also provides engaging activities that strengthen children’s school readiness skills.
This program fills fast so be sure to register your child early to ensure a spot!

Stor...
Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 23 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Let's Talk: Conversation Cafe

Join us for Let's Talk, an ESL Conversation Café.
Practice speaking English in a relaxed and friendly setting.
You bring the conversation - we'll supply the refreshments!
No charge for this event.
Everyone Welcome!

Held the Second and Fourth Tuesday of each month.
6:30-7:30pm ...
Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 24 Wednesday 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Craft and ChatLooking for a space to bring your crafting projects?
Join us every Wednesday afternoon for an hour of crafting, chatting, and coffee.

Bring your current projects, or supplies to start one.
Bonnyville Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm LEGO @ The LibraryJoin us for some LEGO fun! Share your tips and tricks for building LEGO creations of your very own.
Display them at the library!

LEGO is provided.

Ages 6-12

October 24
November 7 & 21
Bonnyville Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 09:15 am - 11:15 pm Story TimeBring your preschoolers in for some stories, songs, rhymes, and fun; then finish it off with a craft.

Weekly Drop in program, recommended for ages 3-5, younger siblings are welcome to attend.

Wednesday mornings from 9:15-10:00 OR 10:30-11:15 (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Pare...
Bonnyville Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Rhymes That BindCome and Join us while we share books, rhymes, songs and stories Boyle Social
Oct 24 Wednesday 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Knitting Circle


Head to the library to practice your knitting skills and meet fellow knitters. Yarn and needles will be provided but feel free to bring your own.
Ages 16+
Gibbons Social
Oct 24 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Chicka Chicka Book Club

Registration for this partner program between the Lac Biche County Libraries, Parent Link and Alberta Health Services is required for each 10 week session. This program is designed for ages 18-35 months old and children need to be accompanied by their caregiver.

Call 780-623-7467 for more details or to register up an...
Lac La Biche Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 02:30 pm Story Time! Help encourage a love of reading in your little ones with this free program. Sign up at the library!

Redwater Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Pop-Up MakerspaceOnce a month we roll out our mobile Makerspace.
We provide the craft supplies, you provide the imagination! Fun for ages 6-12. FREE

Redwater Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm Book Club St. Paul Meeting
Oct 24 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Kid's ConnectionsJoin in the fun on these Wednesday mornings for playtime, games and activities for parents and caregivers, their infants, toddlers and preschoolers! Crafts, stories, singing, games and more. Free! Open to all families. Midwest Family Connections. For more information call 306-825--5911 or 1-866-651-5911. Email midwestfamilyconnections.ca  Vermilion Social
Oct 24 Wednesday 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm Drop in Knit and CrochetDrop in with your knitting or crochet project and enjoy this upbeat group! Benefit from the knowledge of an expert! Vermilion Arts & Culture
Oct 24 Wednesday 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm Drop in Knit and Crochet All ages and abilities are welcome to this drop in knit and crochet group. Bring a project or purchase a beginners kit for $5 and get help from local experts in an informal setting. Every Wednesday 5:30-7:00 October 3-December 5. Vermilion Recreation
Oct 24 Wednesday 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Bricks & Blocks LEGO Club

Afterschool programming for children ages 6-12.

Held the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month.
4-5pm

We supply the LEGO, you supply the imagination!

No pre-registration required.
Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 24 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Preschool StorytimeJoin us for this FREE program for 0-5 year old children and caregivers.  Craft and stories for the little ones, tea and coffee for parents. Smoky Lake Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Afterschool ProgramFREE Afterschool Program for youth in grades 1-6 Smoky Lake Community
Oct 24 Wednesday 07:00 pm Book ClubJoin us for an informal chat on what you have been reading lately! Refreshments will be provided! Innisfree Other
Oct 25 Thursday 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm H'Art to Heart Adult Drawing Class  Morinville Training
Oct 25 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 am Cozy Corner Stories

Morinville Other
Oct 25 Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 am Mom & Me Open Craft Time Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 25 Thursday 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Cosplay Contest  Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 25 Thursday 09:30 am - 11:00 am Rhyme TimeRhymes, songs, and stories to promote pre-literacy skills and oral language development.

Weekly drop-in program. Recommended for ages 0-3 (older siblings are welcome to attend).

Thursday mornings 9:30-10:00 OR 10:30-11:00 (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Parents will sit with th...
Bonnyville Community
Oct 25 Thursday 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm Parent & Child Book ClubAre you and your child avid readers?
Read the same book and join us for a discussion, activities, and snacks.

Ages 8-12 with an adult

BOOK:
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library
by Chris Graberstein

Have the library order your book early to ensure you’ll have the book with time to re...
Bonnyville Social
Oct 25 Thursday 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Intro to Microsoft Word 

An introductory Word course (2016 version) teaching basic to some intermediate concepts by implementing a teaching/hands on how to approach in conjunction with provided materials.

Please register with Careers Under Construction at 780-992-0250
Gibbons Training
Oct 25 Thursday 01:00 pm Read and Roll

This 7 week partner program between the Lac La Biche County Libraries, Parent Link and Alberta Health Services specially designed for children aged 3 & 4. Come read books and then roll with activities to explore the story concepts!

Registration required, please call 780-623-7467 for more details.
Lac La Biche Community
Oct 25 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Rhyme Time

This free drop in partner program between the Lac La Biche County Libraries and Parent Link is designed for ages 0 to 5 and they must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.
Lac La Biche Community
Oct 25 Thursday 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm iPad Basics   A simple course on the basics of  iPad use. Don't have an iPad , don't worry we can provide you with one.  Participants must pre-register with Pam @780-398-2804 or with Tracy @ 780-576-3772 Newbrook Training
Oct 25 Thursday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm Unwind Bring your project and unwind with others. This gathering is for people who just need a little time away from the distractions of home to get what they really love to do done Knit, crochet, x stitch, do what you love with the support of other. St. Paul Recreation
Oct 25 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Coffeetime Tech tipsCome have coffee with us! In this one hour weekly session learn more about your iPhone or iPad. We will go over specific topics such as settings, how to set up contacts, organize photos, send emails, wireless internet and more. We will allow time for questions at the end.

REGISTRATION: Please sign up in advance at CLASS (limited spo...
Vermilion Community
Oct 25 Thursday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Time to Rhyme The Vermilion and Area Early Childhood Coalition in partnership with the Vermilion and Area Brighter Beginnings are pleased to be offering Time To Rhyme! We are a free of charge drop in child and parent early literacy program. Please join us for some singing, rhyming, snacks, and networking with other kids and parents! For more information... Vermilion Community
Oct 25 Thursday 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm TED Talks Spark conversation, learn something new, get inspired! Join us for a variety of short, powerful talks selected from TED Talks – ideas worth sharing. Thursdays from 6-7 pm Starting Oct 25. Vermilion Social
Oct 25 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Rhyme TimeSongs, finger plays, simple books and bouncing rhymes.
Small snack served.
Hosted by Parent Link Centre

Thursday Mornings
10:30am to 11:30am

Spring Session: September 6 to October 25, 2018


Check out our Rhyme Time page for more information.


Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 25 Thursday 03:45 pm Paint AfternoonA paint afternoon for kids & teens 10 years & up with instructor Tiffany Tomlinson!

This Halloween themed afternoon will start with a hotdog, veggie & juice snack after school. The kids will then create a Halloween masterpiece! Kids will be finished at approximately 6:30pm.

Pre Registration is required as th...
Innisfree Arts & Culture
Oct 26 Friday 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm English Language Learning Classes  Morinville Other
Oct 26 Friday 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm Escape Room: The Infection

Escape Room: The Infection

Do you have what it takes to stop the outbreak and find the cause of the virus before your family and friends are infected. Solve puzzles, hunt for clues, and try not to get thrown off by false leads.

This free after hours event is for teens and adults (12+) and will be held on...
Lac La Biche Recreation
Oct 26 Friday 01:30 pm - 02:30 pm Happening Homeschoolers

Happening Homeschoolers will be held on select Fridays from 1:30-2:30pm in the Wild Rose Room. All homeschooling families are welcome to attend this free event.
Lac La Biche Other
Oct 26 Friday 10:30 pm Family Story Time Bring your little ones in and listen to some stories and enjoy some activities.
St. Paul Social
Oct 27 Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Lego Club

Each weekend, children can become master builders as they create their own Lego creations! All Lego is supplied. 
This is a drop-in program for ages six and up. 

Cost: FREE
Gibbons Social
Oct 27 Saturday 10:30 am - 04:30 pm Halloween ComicFest  St. Paul Social
Oct 28 Sunday English Language Conversation Practice  Morinville Meeting
Oct 28 Sunday 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Kids Learning Code - Photo Editing with Pixlr Workshop  Morinville Other
Oct 29 Monday 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm Loose ThreadsDo you enjoy quilting? Can you sew a straight line? Let's bust into that fabric stash and be inspired. Come join our quilting club. Bring your new or unfinished projects and meet fellow quilters in your community. Share your quilting stories and talents with other members. And check out the many quilting resources we have available. Some ... Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 29 Monday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm Monaville Lisa Adult Painting Classes Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 29 Monday 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Senior's Coffee 

In partnership with the Town of Gibbons, drop in for free coffee after the Seniors Walking Group. 
Gibbons Social
Oct 29 Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session One (Monday)Storytime provides fun and rich experiences that build a love of books, libraries and reading that will stay with children for a lifetime. Storytime also provides engaging activities that strengthen children’s school readiness skills.
This program fills fast so be sure to register your child early to ensure a spot!

Stor...
Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 29 Monday 07:00 pm Adult Book ClubOctober selection is 'One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd" by Jim Fergus Smoky Lake Community
Oct 30 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Parent-Child Mother Goose Program  Morinville Other
Oct 30 Tuesday 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Artastic for Kids Painting Class Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 30 Tuesday 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Artastic for Kids Painting Class Morinville Arts & Culture
Oct 30 Tuesday 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm iPad Basics   A simple course on the basics of  iPad use. Don't have an iPad , don't worry we can provide you with one.  Participants must pre-register with Pam @780-398-2804 or with Tracy @ 780-576-3772 Newbrook Training
Oct 30 Tuesday 03:15 pm - 05:00 pm Youth Action Club
Redwater Community
Oct 30 Tuesday 02:00 pm - 02:30 pm Story Time! Help encourage a love of reading in your little ones with this free program. Sign up at the library!

Redwater Community
Oct 30 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Off the Books: Let's Get Knotty!October's program is Let's Get Knotty! Learn the basics of macramé knots to create your own modern macramé wall hanging.

Please register for this event online or in person at the library by Friday, October 26th.

All materials will be provided. We will be using a wood dowel to make the hanging but you are w...
Redwater Community
Oct 30 Tuesday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Rhyme and Read - CLASSEnglish Language Learners: Families are invited to come learn songs that will help with English speaking and reading. Rhyming will give your young children an excellent start to school. Program is for parents, extended family and/or caregivers with children ages 0-5 years. We will have snack time and visiting as well. Contact CLASS for more info... Vermilion Social
Oct 30 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session One (Tuesday)Storytime provides fun and rich experiences that build a love of books, libraries and reading that will stay with children for a lifetime. Storytime also provides engaging activities that strengthen children’s school readiness skills.
This program fills fast so be sure to register your child early to ensure a spot!

Stor...
Wainwright Arts & Culture
Oct 30 Tuesday 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Halloween PartyOur annual Halloween Party is back!
Come and Go between 5-7pm.
There will be some games, crafts and treat bags!
We will have a Pumpkin Patch with 35 pre-gutted pumpkins for kids to carve and take home. 

Wainwright Recreation
Oct 31 Wednesday 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Craft and ChatLooking for a space to bring your crafting projects?
Join us every Wednesday afternoon for an hour of crafting, chatting, and coffee.

Bring your current projects, or supplies to start one.
Bonnyville Community
Oct 31 Wednesday 09:15 am - 11:15 pm Story TimeBring your preschoolers in for some stories, songs, rhymes, and fun; then finish it off with a craft.

Weekly Drop in program, recommended for ages 3-5, younger siblings are welcome to attend.

Wednesday mornings from 9:15-10:00 OR 10:30-11:15 (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Pare...
Bonnyville Community
Oct 31 Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Rhymes That BindCome and Join us while we share books, rhymes, songs and stories Boyle Social
Oct 31 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Chicka Chicka Book Club

Registration for this partner program between the Lac Biche County Libraries, Parent Link and Alberta Health Services is required for each 10 week session. This program is designed for ages 18-35 months old and children need to be accompanied by their caregiver.

Call 780-623-7467 for more details or to register up an...
Lac La Biche Community
Oct 31 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm Halloween Sorytime Special Halloween Family Storytime  St. Paul Other
Oct 31 Wednesday 01:30 pm - 02:00 pm Halloween Sorytime Special Halloween Family Storytime  St. Paul Other
Oct 31 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Kid's ConnectionsJoin in the fun on these Wednesday mornings for playtime, games and activities for parents and caregivers, their infants, toddlers and preschoolers! Crafts, stories, singing, games and more. Free! Open to all families. Midwest Family Connections. For more information call 306-825--5911 or 1-866-651-5911. Email midwestfamilyconnections.ca  Vermilion Social
Oct 31 Wednesday 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm Drop in Knit and CrochetDrop in with your knitting or crochet project and enjoy this upbeat group! Benefit from the knowledge of an expert! Vermilion Arts & Culture
Oct 31 Wednesday 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm Drop in Knit and Crochet All ages and abilities are welcome to this drop in knit and crochet group. Bring a project or purchase a beginners kit for $5 and get help from local experts in an informal setting. Every Wednesday 5:30-7:00 October 3-December 5. Vermilion Recreation
Oct 31 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Preschool StorytimeJoin us for this FREE program for 0-5 year old children and caregivers.  Craft and stories for the little ones, tea and coffee for parents. Smoky Lake Community
November 2018
Nov 01 Thursday 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm H'Art to Heart Adult Drawing Class  Morinville Training
Nov 01 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 am Cozy Corner Stories

Morinville Other
Nov 01 Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 am Mom & Me Open Craft Time Morinville Arts & Culture
Nov 01 Thursday 09:30 am - 11:00 am Rhyme TimeRhymes, songs, and stories to promote pre-literacy skills and oral language development.

Weekly drop-in program. Recommended for ages 0-3 (older siblings are welcome to attend).

Thursday mornings 9:30-10:00 OR 10:30-11:00 (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Parents will sit with th...
Bonnyville Community
Nov 01 Thursday 01:00 pm Read and Roll

This 7 week partner program between the Lac La Biche County Libraries, Parent Link and Alberta Health Services specially designed for children aged 3 & 4. Come read books and then roll with activities to explore the story concepts!

Registration required, please call 780-623-7467 for more details.
Lac La Biche Community
Nov 01 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Rhyme Time

This free drop in partner program between the Lac La Biche County Libraries and Parent Link is designed for ages 0 to 5 and they must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.
Lac La Biche Community
Nov 01 Thursday Story Time!We will be having story time twice on Thursdays @ 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM!
Help encourage a love of reading in your little ones with this free program. Sign up at the library!

Redwater Community
Nov 01 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Coffeetime Tech tipsCome have coffee with us! In this one hour weekly session learn more about your iPhone or iPad. We will go over specific topics such as settings, how to set up contacts, organize photos, send emails, wireless internet and more. We will allow time for questions at the end.

REGISTRATION: Please sign up in advance at CLASS (limited spo...
Vermilion Community
Nov 01 Thursday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Time to Rhyme The Vermilion and Area Early Childhood Coalition in partnership with the Vermilion and Area Brighter Beginnings are pleased to be offering Time To Rhyme! We are a free of charge drop in child and parent early literacy program. Please join us for some singing, rhyming, snacks, and networking with other kids and parents! For more information... Vermilion Community
Nov 01 Thursday 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm TED Talks Spark conversation, learn something new, get inspired! Join us for a variety of short, powerful talks selected from TED Talks – ideas worth sharing. Thursdays from 6-7 pm Starting Oct 25. Vermilion Social
Nov 01 Thursday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Afterschool ProgramFREE Afterschool Program for youth in grades 1-6 Smoky Lake Community
Nov 02 Friday 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm English Language Learning Classes  Morinville Other
Nov 02 Friday 06:00 pm Family Movie NightWe're watching: Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom
Bring your pillow and blanket and curl up with your friends and family to watch a movie here at the Library!
Popcorn is provided, please bring a spill proof drink.
All ages are welcome! FREE



Redwater Community
Nov 03 Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 am Lego Club

Each weekend, children can become master builders as they create their own Lego creations! All Lego is supplied. 
This is a drop-in program for ages six and up. 

Cost: FREE
Gibbons Social
Nov 03 Saturday 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm Art & Craft Swap and SaleDo you have extra craft or art supplies?
Are you looking for something new?

The purpose of this market is to re-use and re-cycle the art and craft supplies that have been gathering in your storage areas and will most likely never make it to your projects. 
Wainwright Sale
Nov 04 Sunday English Language Conversation Practice  Morinville Meeting