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NOVEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER A quick look at what’s happening at the Library!        

Book Club—November 2nd Journal Friends—November 2nd and 9th DMI Art Gallery Reception—November 3rd Tabletop Gamers—November 3rd and 17th Bookmobile—November 3rd and 17th Tinker Trolley—November 12th and 23rd Nerf Wars—November 18th Pokémon GO Lure Party—November 19th

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After School Club—Wednesdays & Thursdays Story Time—Fridays Saturday Movies Teen Trim the Tree—December 1st Trim the Tree—December 3rd

The library will be closed on Friday, November 11th to observe Remembrance Day.

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Journal Friends—November 2nd and 9th 4pm to 6pm. Learn Art Journal techniques and chat with Stephania! Discussions about safe and supportive friendships. For youth aged 10-16. October 5th to November 9th. Register at the circulation desk or email to receive a registration form.

After School Club (7-9)—Wednesdays 4pm to 5pm. For kids aged 7 to 9 yrs. Watch Facebook and our website for more information.

After School Club (10-12)—Thursdays 4pm to 5pm. For kids aged 10 to 12 yrs. Watch Facebook and our website ( for more information.

Story Time (in partnership with Peace Parent Link) - Fridays at 10:30am. This program is designed for children under 5 years old but all children are welcome to attend. Parent participation is required. Check our website or Facebook for titles.

Saturday Matinees—Every Saturday at 2pm. Check out our Movie Page for what is showing. Titles and synopses are also listed on our website. Refreshments supplied by Kris’ No Frills.

Wednesdays: Ages 7-9 Thursdays: Ages 10-12 2

Come see the Library’s tree at this year’s Festival of Trees located at Chateau Nova!

Teen Trim the Tree— 13+ December 1st from 4pm to 7pm. We are making a Harry Potter Tree this year! If you don’t want to make decorations, come out and watch The Goblet of Fire, visit, and have a piece of pizza!

Trim the Tree— All Welcome December 3rd from 1pm to 2pm. Designed for families with children 12 and under. The Christmas Tree in the Children’s Area is going to need a new batch of decorations! Later, join us for cookies and see Disney’s Prep and Landing.



Book Club— November 2nd at 6:30pm. We will be discussing The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt. Next month’s book is The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald. New members are always welcome to join.

Bookmobile— November 3rd and 17th at 1:30 pm. Bookmobile currently runs to Heritage Tower every two weeks. If you know of a resident who would benefit from this service, please call the library.

Tabletop Gamers: Board Games November 3rd and 17th from 6pm to 8pm. All ages welcome! Bring your own board games or check our website for a full list of games available. (Pizza and snacks included!)

Tinker Trolley— November 12th from 4pm to 5pm and 23rd from 6:30pm to 8pm. A cart full

of self directed tools and materials for making crafts. Crafting books and ideas provided if needed. Join the DIY movement and come tinker with our Tinker Trolley! 

Nerf Wars! - November 18th from 4:45 to 6pm. For ages 9+ Parents welcome. Registration required.


“Hanging By A Thread” Gallery Reception— November 3rd from 6:30pm to 8pm. Special Exhibit of the Boreal Forest art quilts.

Pokémon GO Lure Party—November 19th from 1pm to 2pm. All ages welcome. Free Wi-Fi available. Enter to win a free library membership! 4

Book Club this month! This month: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt Next month: The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

Next battle November 18th! Ages 9+ Parents welcome

The Lure will be set on November 19th at 1pm!

Come check out the Tinker Trolley! Saturday, November 12th Wednesday, November 23rd



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4pm to 5pm—After School Club (ages 7-9) 4pm to 6pm—Journal Friends 6:30—Book Club 4pm to 5pm—After School Club (ages 7-9) 4pm to 6pm—Journal Friends

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4pm to 5pm—After School Club (ages 7-9) 6:30pm to 7:30pm—Tinker Trolley

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:30pm—Bookmobile pm to 5pm—After School lub (ages 10-12) pm to 8pm—Tabletop Gamers :30pm to 8pm— Gallery eception


pm to 5pm—After School lub (ages 10-12)


10:30am—Story Time


Sorry, we are closed.


:30pm—Bookmobile pm to 5pm—After School Club (ages 10-12) pm to 8pm—Tabletop Gamers


pm to 5pm—After School Club (ages 10-12)

1:30pm—Bookmobile 4pm to 5pm—After School Club (ages 10-12) 4pm to 7pm—Teen Trim the Tree (13+) 6pm to 8pm—Tabletop Gamers



18 10:30am—Story Time 4:45pm to 6pm—Nerf Wars


10:30am—Story Time

10:30am—Story Time




2pm—Movie: Ice Age: The Meltdown


2pm—Movie: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs 4pm to 5pm—Tinker Trolley


1pm to 2pm—Pokémon GO Lure 2pm—Movie: Ice Age: Continental Drift


2pm—Movie: Ice Age: Collision Course

3 1pm to 2pm—Trim the Tree (All Welcome) 2pm—Movie: Prep and Landing

MOVIES IN THE LIBRARY November 5th Ice Age: The Meltdown

Manny, Sid and Diego return in another incredible adventure. The Ice Age is coming to an end, and the animals are delighting in their new world: a melting paradise of water parks, geysers and tar pits. But when Manny, Sid and Diego discover that the miles of melted ice will flood their valley, they must warn everyone and somehow figure out a way to escape the coming deluge.

November 12th Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

After the events of "Ice Age: The Meltdown", life begins to change for Manny and his friends. When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.


November 19th Ice Age: Continental Drift

Separated from the rest of the herd, Manning, Sid, and Diego use an iceberg as a makeshift ship, which launches them on an epic seafaring quest. They are challenged like never before to become heroes and do the impossible, as they encounter exotic sea creatures, explore a brave new world, and battle ruthless pirates.

November 26th Ice Age: Collision Course

Scrat's epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, the gang and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest.



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Our Library Board meeting, which is open to the public to observe, will meet this month on the 10th at 6pm.

Join the Library Board or The Friends of the Library to have your input heard regarding the programs and operations at the library! Ask for an application at the front desk or check our website.

We are now on Instagram! Search “peacerivermunicipallibrary” to find us.

For more details on any of the items you see listed in this newsletter, please see our website: or call us, 780-624-4076. Don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook to get regular updates on events and other happenings at the Library.


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Overdue fines: Books and audio books—35¢/day DVDs/CDs—50¢/day

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