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January 2019
Jan 10 Thursday - Jun 27 Thursday Little Bees Book Club Come and enjoy the space with your children.  Socializing your children at the library will make them comfortable with the sights and sounds of the school. Besides story time, the children get to enjoy playing with the many different hands on learning toys and can withdraw a book to enjoy for the week. Mallaig Social
June 2019
Jun 01 Saturday - Jun 30 Sunday Seniors Month - Sturgeon County Residents  Morinville Other
Jun 24 Monday - Jun 28 Friday Annual Used Book Sale Annual used book sale June 24-28th. Vermilion Sale
Jun 25 Tuesday 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm Knit Wits Morinville Arts & Culture
Jun 25 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Off the Books! Cupcakes & Cookie decorating Come join us and bring your sweet tooth! cost is $10 Please register online or at the library  Redwater Community
Jun 25 Tuesday 03:15 pm - 04:30 pm Youth Action Club
Redwater Community
Jun 26 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. 
March book discussion is The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodwin




Morinville Meeting
Jun 26 Wednesday 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm English Language Conversation Practice  Morinville Meeting
Jun 26 Wednesday 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm RISE: Living Well on Retirement Income

Participants will learn ways to increase income, reduce expenses, and live on a retirement income without having to rely on credit to get by.
Presented by Mark Kalinowski, Financial Educator, Credit Counselling Society
nomoredebts.org

Broadcast from Strathmore Municipal Library
Lac La Biche Other
Jun 26 Wednesday 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm Pop-up Makerspace  We provide the craft supplies you provide the imagination! fun for ages 6-12 FREE Redwater Community
Jun 26 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm Drop in English Conversation Night Do you have difficulty understanding and speaking English? Come practice and conversational English at no cost. All learners welcome!
This adult learning opportunity is hosted by the St. Paul Community Learning Association in collaboration with the St Paul Municipal Library.
St. Paul Community
Jun 26 Wednesday 05:30 pm Drop in Knit/Crochet Drop in group. Vermilion Recreation
Jun 27 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 am Cozy Corner Stories and Mom & Me Craft

Morinville Other
Jun 27 Thursday 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm Animanga  Morinville Arts & Culture
Jun 27 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
Jun 28 Friday 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Seniors Afternoon Drop in for some social time! Every Friday Afternoon FREE Redwater Social
Jun 28 Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Family Story Time Story and activates geared toward kids under 5 years old to participate with their parents or guardians.
Come join the fun.  
St. Paul Other
Jun 29 Saturday - Jul 01 Monday LIBRARY CLOSED CANADA DAY WEEKEND  Morinville Other
Jun 29 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
July 2019
Jul 01 Monday 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Patron Appreciation EventPizza and beverages Ryley Social
Jul 01 Monday LIBRARY CLOSED HOLIDAY The Library is closed for a holiday.  Vermilion Community
Jul 01 Monday Library Closed Wainwright Public Library will be closed in celebration of Canada Day. 

Wainwright Other
Jul 01 Monday CLOSED for Canada DayThe Library will be CLOSED for Canada Day Smoky Lake Community
Jul 02 Tuesday - Jul 05 Friday Magic and Music Magic and Music Summer Camp
Join us for a week of magical creatures and noise making
Bonnyville Other
Jul 03 Wednesday 10:00 am - 01:00 pm Bredin Mobile Service  Morinville Other
Jul 04 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Jul 08 Monday - Jul 12 Friday Super Readers Super Readers Summer Camp
Have fun visiting and finding all your favourite book characters!
Bonnyville Other
Jul 10 Wednesday 10:00 am Motivational Magic Lac La Biche Other
Jul 10 Wednesday 02:00 pm Motivational Magic Lac La Biche Other
Jul 10 Wednesday 05:30 pm Book Club @ the LibraryTrouble deciding what to read? Check out what the book club at the Library is reading- sign up for a session or two! You must register in advance. Limited spots available. Located in the Library Meeting Room.
Book List: https://www.townlife.com/world/Canada/Alberta/Vermilion/154/Book-Club-Reading-List
Contact the Library f...
Vermilion Meeting
Jul 11 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Jul 11 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Rock Painting
Rock Painting
Show your skills on natures best canvases.

Lac La Biche Arts & Culture
Jul 11 Thursday 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm Vermilion Writers GuildVermilion Writers Guild meets in the Library Meeting room. Drop-ins are welcome. Attend a meeting and see if this group would work for you. Vermilion Meeting
Jul 15 Monday - Jul 19 Friday Nature Nature Summer Camp
All Spots Filled
Bonnyville Other
Jul 17 Wednesday 10:00 am - 01:00 pm Bredin Mobile Service  Morinville Other
Jul 18 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Jul 19 Friday 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm Nerf Wars Stop by the Library for after hours Nerf Wars. Bring your Nerf Gun, we supply the bullets. Bonnyville Other
Jul 22 Monday - Jul 26 Friday Art Art Summer Camp
A whole week of being creative, getting messy, and being inspired
Bonnyville Other
Jul 24 Wednesday 02:00 pm Summer Entertainer Join us for a free presentation from Magician Steve Harmer. Bonnyville Other
Jul 24 Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am Magician - Steve Harmer     Through the use of magic, juggling, comedy, music and storytelling, 
     Steve delivers meaningful messages that inspire, educate and motivate
     children and adults.
     
       ...
Marwayne Other
Jul 25 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Jul 25 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Nature Walk


Nature Walk
The Library will be going to Sir Winston Churchill Park day use area to explore all its natural wonders.
Lac La Biche Recreation
Jul 29 Monday - Aug 02 Friday One World, Many Stories One World, Many Stories Summer Camp
Grab your passport and spend the week visiting countries around the world.
Bonnyville Other
Jul 29 Monday - Aug 20 Tuesday Aakii isskska’takssin (Woman-thought)

Aakii isskska’takssin (Woman - thought) is a photography series designed to expand the interpretation of story within contemporary art practice of artists with Blackfoot heritage. The work of these women artists aims to foster a deeper public awareness of the complexities of Indigenous identity and the voices of these emergin...
Lac La Biche Arts & Culture
Jul 29 Monday 07:00 pm Adult Book ClubJuly selection will be "Hostage" by Elie Wiesel

Smoky Lake Community
Jul 30 Tuesday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Jul 31 Wednesday 10:00 am - 01:00 pm Bredin Mobile Service  Morinville Other
August 2019
Aug 01 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Aug 01 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm National Film Board

National Film Board
NFB has compiled a list of films suitable for this year's TD Summer Reading Club Theme
Lac La Biche Festival
Aug 01 Thursday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Aug 05 Monday LIBRARY CLOSED HOLIDAY The Library is closed for a holiday.  Vermilion Community
Aug 05 Monday Library ClosedWainwright Public Library will be closed for Heritage Day. 
Wainwright Other
Aug 05 Monday CLOSED for Heritage DayLibrary will be CLOSED for Heritage Day Smoky Lake Community
Aug 06 Tuesday - Aug 09 Friday STEMSTEM Summer Camp
 Spend the week building, discovering, and flying
Bonnyville Other
Aug 06 Tuesday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Aug 07 Wednesday 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm Building Minds Through ImaginationCome and tinker, create and build.  
                                                 ...
Marwayne Other
Aug 07 Wednesday 05:30 pm Book Club @ the LibraryTrouble deciding what to read? Check out what the book club at the Library is reading- sign up for a session or two! You must register in advance. Limited spots available. Located in the Library Meeting Room.
Book List: https://www.townlife.com/world/Canada/Alberta/Vermilion/154/Book-Club-Reading-List
Contact the Library f...
Vermilion Meeting
Aug 08 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Aug 08 Thursday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Aug 12 Monday - Aug 15 Thursday Science Rules! Science Rules Summer Camp
Let's get messy, sticky, and learn!
Bonnyville Other
Aug 13 Tuesday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Aug 15 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Aug 15 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Alberta Trapper Association

Alberta Trapper Association
Learn about Alberta's rick trapping history while we discover the importance of trapping.
Lac La Biche Other
Aug 15 Thursday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Aug 15 Thursday - Aug 23 Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Summer Reading ProgramThe VIL Summer Reading Program is a free interactive program for kids aged 3-16.

*Please note that kids under age 6 will need a guardian 12 years or older to stay with them.

Registration is not required, but is highly encouraged to help us when planning for supplies and snacks.

Please call 780-592-2122 or ...
Innisfree Other
Aug 16 Friday 09:30 am - 12:00 pm Summer Wrap Up Party The Wrap up party is for everyone who was registered in the Natural World TD Summer Reading Program. Enjoy fun games, grand prize winners will be announced, and a BBQ.
*Readers must be present at the final party to receive your prize!
Bonnyville Other
Aug 16 Friday 09:30 am SRP Entertainer - MagicianJoin us for our Summer Reading Entertainer!  A Magician will be here to amaze us!! After the magician will be our Summer Reading Program day



The VIL Summer Reading Program is a free interactive program for kids aged 3-16.

*Please note that kids under age 6 will need a guardian 12 years or older to st...
Innisfree Other
Aug 19 Monday 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm Building Bird HousesWe will be building and painting bird houses.  If you have always wanted a bird house, then this night is for you!  Call the library at 780-847-3930 during summer hours to hold your spot.  There are limited supplies. Marwayne Arts & Culture
Aug 20 Tuesday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Aug 22 Thursday 01:00 pm - 01:30 pm Sunflower Storytime Every Thursday from July 4th to August 8th we will have all ages drop in Story Time ( Geared to ages 0-5) from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Join us in songs, stories, and learning. Parents must stay. There will be no craft, but colouring pages will be available after. Bonnyville Other
Aug 22 Thursday 02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Summer Reading ProgramFREE Drop in program for youth aged 5-12, Tuesday and Thursday July 30 to Aug 22
2:30 to 4:30 daily
Program sponsored by the 'Smoky Lake County FCSS' program
Smoky Lake Community
Aug 29 Thursday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm Summer End Party!!!

Summer End Party!!!
Let's celebrate all our hard work and reading accomplishments. Food and drink will be provided.
Lac La Biche Community
September 2019
Sep 02 Monday LIBRARY CLOSED HOLIDAY The Library is closed for a holiday.  Vermilion Community
Sep 02 Monday CLOSED for Labour DayLibrary will be CLOSED for Labour Day Smoky Lake Community
Sep 04 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Vermilion Kids' ConnectionsJoin in on 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.
For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email [email protected]
Vermilion Recreation
Sep 05 Thursday 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm Vermilion Writers GuildVermilion Writers Guild meets in the Library Meeting room. Drop-ins are welcome. Attend a meeting and see if this group would work for you. Vermilion Meeting
Sep 11 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
Sep 11 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Vermilion Kids' ConnectionsJoin in on 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.
For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email [email protected]
Vermilion Recreation
Sep 11 Wednesday 05:30 pm Book Club @ the LibraryTrouble deciding what to read? Check out what the book club at the Library is reading- sign up for a session or two! You must register in advance. Limited spots available. Located in the Library Meeting Room.
Book List: https://www.townlife.com/world/Canada/Alberta/Vermilion/154/Book-Club-Reading-List
Contact the Library f...
Vermilion Meeting
Sep 17 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 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... Vermilion Recreation
Sep 18 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
Sep 18 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Vermilion Kids' ConnectionsJoin in on 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.
For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email [email protected]
Vermilion Recreation
Sep 24 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 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... Vermilion Recreation
Sep 25 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
Sep 25 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Vermilion Kids' ConnectionsJoin in on 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.
For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email [email protected]
Vermilion Recreation
October 2019
Oct 01 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 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... Vermilion Recreation
Oct 02 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 02 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Vermilion Kids' ConnectionsJoin in on 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.
For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email [email protected]
Vermilion Recreation
Oct 08 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 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... Vermilion Recreation
Oct 09 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 09 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Vermilion Kids' ConnectionsJoin in on 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.
For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email [email protected]
Vermilion Recreation
Oct 09 Wednesday 05:30 pm Book Club @ the LibraryTrouble deciding what to read? Check out what the book club at the Library is reading- sign up for a session or two! You must register in advance. Limited spots available. Located in the Library Meeting Room.
Book List: https://www.townlife.com/world/Canada/Alberta/Vermilion/154/Book-Club-Reading-List
Contact the Library f...
Vermilion Meeting
Oct 10 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Coffetime Tech TipsRegister for this free workshop series at CLASS (admin@class.ab.ca or 780-853-2000). Come have coffee with us in the Library Meeting Room! In this one hour weekly session learn more about your iPhone, iPad or computer. We will go over specific topics such as settings, how to setup contacts, organize photos, send emails, wireless internet and mor... Vermilion Training
Oct 12 Saturday LIBRARY CLOSED HOLIDAY The Library is closed for a holiday.  Vermilion Community
Oct 14 Monday LIBRARY CLOSED HOLIDAY The Library is closed for a holiday.  Vermilion Community
Oct 16 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 16 Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Vermilion Kids' ConnectionsJoin in on 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.
For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email [email protected]
Vermilion Recreation
Oct 17 Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am Coffetime Tech TipsRegister for this free workshop series at CLASS (admin@class.ab.ca or 780-853-2000). Come have coffee with us in the Library Meeting Room! In this one hour weekly session learn more about your iPhone, iPad or computer. We will go over specific topics such as settings, how to setup contacts, organize photos, send emails, wireless internet and mor... Vermilion Training
Oct 22 Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 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... Vermilion Recreation
Oct 23 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