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April 2018
Apr 11 Wednesday - Apr 25 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm Intermediate Crochet Lessons INTERMEDIATE CROCHET CLASSES
Learn to make a number of stitches by following a pattern. They can then be put together to make a pillow cover or start an afghan! If you can make the basic stitches (Single crochet, half double and double crochet) then this is the next class for you! Classes will be after Easter -Wednesdays April 11, ...
Kitscoty Community
Apr 17 Tuesday - Apr 21 Saturday 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Spring Silent Auction  Morinville Other
Apr 17 Tuesday - May 22 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Rhymes That BindRHYMES THAT BIND (EARLY LITERACY PROGRAM)
We will be hosting this program on Tuesdays from 10 – 11 am for 6 weeks starting April 17. This is for parents, grandparents and caregivers of children 2-4 years. Register your child(ren) for an hour of rhymes, stories, crafts and songs! There is no cost but we need pre-registration by April ...
Kitscoty Community
Apr 20 Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Rhythm & Rhyme  Morinville Other
Apr 20 Friday 11:00 am - 03:30 pm Paper Crafts & More
This program is for tweens and up. All materials to make cards, boxes and much more are provided.
Lac La Biche Community
Apr 20 Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales uses stories, rhymes and songs to promote early literacy for children under the age of 6.

Please register at the library for this free program.
Redwater Community
Apr 20 Friday 06:30 pm - 10:30 pm Paint Night With Melissa PAINT NIGHT WITH MELISSA AGAIN
Mark your calendar for April 20! Melissa will be helping us make a painting done from the medium of Coffee! The Cost will be $85 per person and everything will be supplied. The evening will run from 6:30 – 10:30 pm. Bring an 8x10 landscape picture for reference. There is a limit of 10 spots so you...
Kitscoty Arts & Culture
Apr 22 Sunday 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm Down & Dirty Earth Day Workshop  Morinville Other
Apr 23 Monday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Books for Babies  Morinville Other
Apr 23 Monday 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Artastic for Kids Painting Class Morinville Arts & Culture
Apr 23 Monday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm Monaville Lisa Adult Painting Classes Morinville Arts & Culture
Apr 23 Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session Two (Mondays)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
Apr 24 Tuesday 06:00 pm - 08:30 pm ELL - English Landuage Learning Class  Morinville Other
Apr 24 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm Knit Witsm Morinville Arts & Culture
Apr 24 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.
Plamondon Other
Apr 24 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm RISE: 75 Ways to Save on Household Expense

Participants will gather tips on how to save on various household expenses including utilities, transportation, groceries and personal items.

Participants will also be encouraged to share their best practices with each other.

Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator

Lac La Biche Training
Apr 24 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Author Visit - Hazel Hutchins

Join us for an Author Visit from Hazel Hutchins!

Born and raised in southern Alberta, Hazel is the author of over fifty titles from picture books for the youngest set to novels for older grades. A popular presenter at schools and libraries across Canada, Hazel's books have won many awards and are found in translation i...
Lac La Biche Arts & Culture
Apr 24 Tuesday 02:15 pm - 03:15 pm Arthur's Reading RaceArthur learned to read in school. Now Arthur reads everywhere! Arthur does not believe D.W. when she says she can also read and challenges her to a contest. Read ten words, and I'll buy you an ice cream offered Arthur. Does D.W. get her ice cream? Find out at story time. Story followed by a peanut/nut free snack and a craft. Please registe... Mundare Arts & Culture
Apr 24 Tuesday 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm Teen Taco Tuesday Game Night    Join our teen group ( ages 12-20) for a night of walking tacos and board games.

Newbrook Social
Apr 24 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.
Plamondon Community
Apr 24 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm DIY Bath Bombs

Have a bomb making your own signature bath bombs! All material provided. Adults only.
Cost: $10
Please pre-register by April 20th at the library or online.
Redwater Social
Apr 24 Tuesday 03:15 pm - 05:00 pm Youth Action Club 

The Youth Action Club is back again! Meet us at the Redwater Public Library on Tuesdays.
Get involved in your community, meet new friends and join in some fun activities.
Grades 5 to 9 welcome.
Sponsored by the Town of Redwater.
Redwater Community
Apr 24 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Board Books For Babies *FULL Stories Songs Rhymes Snacks. Ages 0 to 3 siblings welcome. 
*** Note this program is now full***
We are now full!! If you would like to be on our wait list for our next program please call 780-614-6368 or email Lynoya.henderson@portagecollege.ca
St. Paul Social
Apr 24 Tuesday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Rhyme and Read - CLASS Busing pickup and drop off available in Vermilion.

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 vi...
Vermilion Social
Apr 24 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session Two (Tuesdays)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
Apr 25 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm Between the Covers Book ClubJoin us on the 4th Wednesday of each month. 
Book choices are made by the book club participants. 
February book discussion is The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve



Morinville Meeting
Apr 25 Wednesday 09:15 am - 11:15 pm Story TimeBring your preschoolers in for some stories, songs, rhymes and fun. Theme-based program with activities.

Weekly Drop in program, recommended for ages 3-5, younger siblings are welcome to attend.
Wednesday mornings from 9:15-10am OR 10:30-11:15 (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Parents ...
Bonnyville Community
Apr 25 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
Apr 25 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Stitchin' Diva'scome and join like minded people doing knitting, crocheting and hand quilting Boyle Recreation
Apr 25 Wednesday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Lego 4 EveryoneCome and join us for a fun filled afternoon of Lego Creating
All Ages Welcome
Boyle Recreation
Apr 25 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 upcoming ses...
Lac La Biche Community
Apr 25 Wednesday 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Maker Wednesday Lac La Biche Other
Apr 25 Wednesday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Pop-Up MakerspaceOnce a month we roll out our mobile makerspace! We provide the supplies, you provide the imagination! There are no rules, creativity is the name of the game. You never know what will pop up in our cart each month!
An after school program aimed at ages 6-12 but everyone is welcome to come create.


Redwater Community
Apr 25 Wednesday - May 30 Wednesday Books for BabiesEvery Wednesday, Apr 25 - May 30
A facilitated 1 hour program, once a week for 6 weeks to promote the enjoyment and importance of sharing books with newborn babies up to 1 year of age.
Call Sturgeon Literacy to register 780-578-3330.
Redwater Community
Apr 25 Wednesday 06:30 pm Friends of the Library MeetingBecome a friend of the Library Rochester Meeting
Apr 25 Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Rhymes That BindCome and meet other parents with preschool children! Rochester Social
Apr 25 Wednesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm Book Club 

Pick up your copy today and meet up with us to discuss this great story.  
St. Paul Other
Apr 25 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Coffee Time Tech TipsCoffee Time Tech Tips is an informal tech training class for those who need help with their iPhone or iPad. Classes are once a week with 8 spots available. Please register in advance at the class office or call 780-853-2000.

Bring your apple device fully charged to each class. If this is your first class, please come a few minutes e...
Vermilion Training
Apr 25 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Kid's Connections Join 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. Vermilion Social
Apr 25 Wednesday 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Bricks & Blocks LEGO Club

Afterschool programming for children in grades 1-6.
This program runs the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month.
We supply the LEGO, you supply the imagination!
No pre-registration required.

Wainwright Arts & Culture
Apr 25 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
Apr 25 Wednesday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Afterschool ProgramFREE Afterschool Program for youth in grades 1-6 Smoky Lake Community
Apr 26 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 am Cozy Corner Stories

Morinville Other
Apr 26 Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 am Mom & Me Open Craft Time Morinville Arts & Culture
Apr 26 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 am OR 10:30-11:00 am (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Parents will sit with the...
Bonnyville Community
Apr 26 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
Apr 26 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
Apr 26 Thursday 07:00 pm Ladies NightCome make some Bath Bombs with Barb
Cost: $20
Rochester Social
Apr 26 Thursday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Time to Rhyme 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 call: Brighter Beginnings @ 780-853-6633. Vermilion Social
Apr 26 Thursday 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm Home School ConnectionMeet at the library every Thursday afternoon from 1-3pm for Homeschool Connection to share ideas and resources.

Wainwright Meeting
Apr 26 Thursday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Early Literacy ProgramJoin us for our free, interactive Early Literacy program for parents and their pre-school aged children!
Learn literacy and numeracy skills through play, crafts, snacks, stories and other activities.

Our April theme is Spring!
Innisfree Other
Apr 27 Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Rhythm & Rhyme  Morinville Other
Apr 27 Friday 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm NERF WarNERF War is on at the library.

Join us after hours from 6-7 pm on February 9th.
Bring your own NERF guns, bullets are provided (blue standard ones only).

Open to ages 8+. Please register as space is limited and a waiver is required.
Bonnyville Recreation
Apr 27 Friday 11:00 am - 03:30 pm Paper Crafts & More
This program is for tweens and up. All materials to make cards, boxes and much more are provided.
Lac La Biche Community
Apr 27 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.

Come celebrate with Joanne on National Joe/Jo day!!!! Bring a cup o'Jo or dress up as a Joe character!  Play Board games and visit.
Lac La Biche Other
Apr 27 Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales uses stories, rhymes and songs to promote early literacy for children under the age of 6.

Please register at the library for this free program.
Redwater Community
Apr 27 Friday 01:00 pm Family Movie Matinee Vegreville Community
Apr 28 Saturday 01:00 pm A Book to Movie Club - Ready Player One  Morinville Other
Apr 30 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
Apr 30 Monday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Books for Babies  Morinville Other
Apr 30 Monday 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm Monaville Lisa Adult Painting Classes Morinville Arts & Culture
Apr 30 Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session Two (Mondays)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
Apr 30 Monday 07:00 pm Adult Book ClubApril selection: "Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood Smoky Lake Community
May 2018
May 01 Tuesday 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Artastic for Kids Painting Class Morinville Arts & Culture
May 01 Tuesday 04:30 pm - 07:00 am Holly Ducarte - Author VisitLocal author Holly Ducarte, known for her published poetry, is showcasing her debut novel called The Light Over Broken Tide.
 
Drop by for a meet & greet book signing between 4:30-6:30. Sit for an excerpt reading and question time at 6:30.
Bonnyville Arts & Culture
May 01 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm Book ClubOur Adult Book Club meets the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8pm.

This month's book is Ami McKay's The Birth House.
Feel free to join even if you haven't finished the book.

Copies of next months book should be available for pick up today.
Bonnyville Other
May 01 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm RISE: Irregular Income

Participants will learn how to manage irregular income.

Intended for hourly, seasonal, commission, contract, or self-employed individuals.

Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator

Lac La Biche Training
May 01 Tuesday 03:15 pm - 05:00 pm Youth Action Club 

The Youth Action Club is back again! Meet us at the Redwater Public Library on Tuesdays.
Get involved in your community, meet new friends and join in some fun activities.
Grades 5 to 9 welcome.
Sponsored by the Town of Redwater.
Redwater Community
May 01 Tuesday 03:15 pm - 05:00 pm Youth Action Club 

The Youth Action Club is back again! Meet us at the Redwater Public Library on Tuesdays.
Get involved in your community, meet new friends and join in some fun activities.
Grades 5 to 9 welcome.
Sponsored by the Town of Redwater.
Redwater Community
May 01 Tuesday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Rhyme and Read - CLASS Busing pickup and drop off available in Vermilion.

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 vi...
Vermilion Social
May 01 Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session Two (Tuesdays)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
May 01 Tuesday 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Build It!

Afterschool programming for children in grades 1-6.

Held the first Tuesday of the month.
4-5pm

No pre-registration is required!

Join us to create new structures using all kinds of FUN materials!  Moving beyond blocks and Lego we will use all sorts of different building material...
Wainwright Recreation
May 02 Wednesday 09:15 am - 11:15 pm Story TimeBring your preschoolers in for some stories, songs, rhymes and fun. Theme-based program with activities.

Weekly Drop in program, recommended for ages 3-5, younger siblings are welcome to attend.
Wednesday mornings from 9:15-10am OR 10:30-11:15 (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Parents ...
Bonnyville Community
May 02 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
May 02 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!

Grades 1-6

LEGO is provided.
Bonnyville Community
May 02 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Stitchin' Diva'scome and join like minded people doing knitting, crocheting and hand quilting Boyle Recreation
May 02 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 upcoming ses...
Lac La Biche Community
May 02 Wednesday 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Maker Wednesday Lac La Biche Other
May 02 Wednesday 03:30 pm S.T.E.A.M. Drop-InSummer boredom blues?
Come into the Library anytime on Tuesdays throughout the Summer for a different self-guided S.T.E.A.M. activity every week.

FREE for all ages.

Redwater Community
May 02 Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Rhymes That BindCome and meet other parents with preschool children! Rochester Social
May 02 Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Coffee Time Tech TipsCoffee Time Tech Tips is an informal tech training class for those who need help with their iPhone or iPad. Classes are once a week with 8 spots available. Please register in advance at the class office or call 780-853-2000.

Bring your apple device fully charged to each class. If this is your first class, please come a few minutes e...
Vermilion Training
May 02 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Kid's Connections Join 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. Vermilion Social
May 03 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 am OR 10:30-11:00 am (please choose 1 as they are the same).
Free of charge.

Parents will sit with the...
Bonnyville Community
May 03 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
May 03 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
May 03 Thursday 10:15 am - 11:30 am Time to Rhyme 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 call: Brighter Beginnings @ 780-853-6633. Vermilion Social
May 03 Thursday 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm Home School ConnectionMeet at the library every Thursday afternoon from 1-3pm for Homeschool Connection to share ideas and resources.

Wainwright Meeting
May 04 Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Rhythm & Rhyme  Morinville Other
May 04 Friday 11:00 am - 03:30 pm Paper Crafts & More
This program is for tweens and up. All materials to make cards, boxes and much more are provided.
Lac La Biche Community
May 04 Friday 06:00 pm Family Movie NightBring 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. May's movie selection is Star Wars: The last Jedi.
Redwater Social
May 04 Friday 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Star Wars Day
May the 4th be with you! Stop by for some fun crafts and activities.
Free. Drop in. Everyone welcome.
Redwater Arts & Culture
May 04 Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales uses stories, rhymes and songs to promote early literacy for children under the age of 6.

Please register at the library for this free program.
Redwater Community
May 05 Saturday Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day. Come pick up free comics on Saturday, May 5th and from Monday, May 7th thru Saturday 12th while supplies last. For the best selection, please visit at our main branch.
Lac La Biche Other
May 05 Saturday 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Free Comic Book DayHey all you comic book fans out there! Come celebrate free comic book day and pick out a free comic book!
All day. Everyone welcome.
Redwater Arts & Culture
May 07 Monday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Books for Babies  Morinville Other
May 07 Monday - May 12 Saturday Free Comic Book Day

While we are closed on Free Comic Book Day don't worry you can still pick up free comics from Monday, May 7th thru Saturday 12th while supplies last at our main branch.


Lac La Biche Other
May 07 Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime Session Two (Mondays)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
May 08 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.
Plamondon Community
May 08 Tuesday 03:15 pm - 05:00 pm Youth Action Club 

The Youth Action Club is back again! Meet us at the Redwater Public Library on Tuesdays.
Get involved in your community, meet new friends and join in some fun activities.
Grades 5 to 9 welcome.
Sponsored by the Town of Redwater.
Redwater Community
May 08 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Pinterest Fail or Nail 
Join us in trying out a new Pinterest craft each month! Will it be a fail or a nail?
Adults only. Free!
Please register at the library or online.
Redwater Arts & Culture