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LIBRARY EVENTS GUIDE

Fall/Winter 2017 1


Knowledge never booms and busts

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TABLE OF CONTENTS PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

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KIDS’ PROGRAMS

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Teen programs

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ADULT programs

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family PROGRAMS

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SPECIAL EVENTS

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E-resources

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Services

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This is a comprehensive guide of the programs, special events, and services available at Spruce Grove and Stony Plain libraries throughout the 2017 Fall/Winter months. Your libraries are proud of their long-standing partnership that has its foundation in better serving and meeting the needs of the community. 1


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PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS TUESDAYS

MONDAYS Baby Signing Learn simple one-word signs to help your baby communicate their needs & wants before they can speak. Play songs and hand games while learning. Brought to you in partnership with Alberta Parenting for the Future. 0-12 months (with their caregivers) Mondays, September 11-October 2 10:30-11:30am FREE (registration required) Call APFA at 780-963-0549 to register. Stony Plain Public Library

Baby Sign Time NEW! New by popular demand! Teaching your baby sign language enables you to communicate more effectively and create language experiences that support early literacy. Learn simple one-word signs to help your baby communicate their needs and wants before they can speak. Play songs and hand games while learning. Brought to you in partnership with Alberta Parenting for the Future. 0-12 months (with their caregivers) Mondays, October 23-November 13 10:30-11:30am FREE (registration required) Call APFA at 780-963-0549 to register. Spruce Grove Public Library

French-English Tick Tock Time Tick Tock Time helps develop a child’s imagination and early language skills along with strengthening the bond between parent and child. Brought to you in partnership with Alberta Parenting for the Future. 0-4 years (with their caregivers) Tuesdays, September 26-November 14 10:30-11:30am FREE (registration required) Call APFA at 780-963-0549 to register. Stony Plain Public Library

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WEDNESDAYS Listen, Play, Explore Come for stories, songs, crafts and exploration centres you can do with your child. 2-6 years (siblings welcome) Wednesdays, September 13-December 13 2:00-2:45pm, Feel free to stay till 3:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library Rhyme Time Baby Babies and their grown-ups participate in songs, fun finger-plays, interactive stories, and engaging activities. 0-12 months (with their caregivers) Wednesdays, September 13-November 29 10:15-10:45am FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

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PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS THURSDAYS Rhyme Time Toddler Children and their grown-ups learn of love of literacy through stories, finger-plays, and activities. 1-2 years (with their caregivers) Thursdays, September 14 – November 30 10:15-10:45am FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library German-English Tick Tock Time Tick Tock Time helps develop a child’s imagination and early language skills along with strengthening the bond between parent and child. 0-4 years (with their caregivers) Thursdays, September 28-November 16 10:30-11:30am FREE (registration required) Call APFA at 780-963-0549 to register. Stony Plain Public Library

FRIDAYS Teddy Storytime Join us for songs, stories and crafts as young children learn to interact with each other. Younger siblings and siblings enrolled in Pre-School Storytime are welcome! 2 ½-3 years Fridays, September 15-December 15 (except November 10) 10:15-10:45am FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

Pre-School/Kindergarten Storytime This program encourages school readiness through the fun of sharing stories, learning action rhymes and creating the occasional theme based craft to take home. 4-6 years Fridays, September 15-December 15 (except November 10) 11:00-11:45am FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

Come Build Build and create with giant blocks, magnets, and other fun building materials. The only limit is your imagination. All ages Fridays, September 15-December 15 (except November 10) 1:00-3:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

Tick Tock Time Tick Tock Time helps develop a child’s imagination and early language skills along with stregthening the bond between parent and child. 0-4 years (with their caregivers) Fridays, September 29-November 17 10:30-11:30am FREE (registration required) Call APFA at 780-963-0549 to register. Spruce Grove Public Library

SATURDAYS NEW! Storytime Children and their grown-ups listen to and interact with stories that will help prepare them for entrance into school. 2-5 years Saturdays, September 9-December 2 10:15am-10:45am FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

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MONDAYS After School Adventures Fill your child’s bucket every week with meaningful activities, crafts, reading to resident seniors, stories and more. Grades 1-3 Mondays, September 18-December 11 4:00-5:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library CoderDojo ROBOTICS Learn how to use coding to make robots do your bidding! 9-12 years (Max. 10 robot overlords) Mondays, September 18-December 11 4:00-5:15pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

TUESDAYS Makerspaces – You Make It, You Take It! Bring your family and friends to to create something new each week. Visit us online for weekly activities: sgpl.ca All Ages (Children under 12 years require supervision) Tuesdays, September 12-November 28 5:30-7:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

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KIDS’ PROGRAMS TUESDAYS

WEDNESDAYS

NEW! French Language Help Are you a parent who doesn’t speak French, but would love some support for your child who is in French immersion? Bring your child to us! Carol Proulx and some teen volunteers will be at the library each week for group tutoring, help with upcoming spelling tests, French reading and more. Grades 2-4 (parents welcome) (Max.10 participants) Tuesdays September 26-December 12 4:00-5:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

PARENT EVENT ENCOURAGING CLEAR SPEECH SERIES

Chess Night Want to improve your chess game? Come learn exciting chess tips to improve your skill and then have a chance to meet and play games with fellow chess lovers in the community. All ages Thursdays, September 14-November 30 6:30-8:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

Join a Speech Language Pathologist-Assistant and other parents to learn more about: • How speech sounds are made in the mouth • The ages that different sounds are learned • Simple ideas to help your child learn new sounds • Where to get more help for your child if needed

Please call AHS at 780-342-1320 to register or for more information.

Kids Writing Club Learn how to write, edit and publish your words while playing with words. 8-12 years Wednesdays, September 13-November 29 4:00-4:45pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

THURSDAYS

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES:

Parents of children aged 2-5 years Tuesday, September 12 Tuesday, November 28 7:00-8:30pm FREE (registration required) Spruce Grove Public Library This is an adult only workshop.

Minecraft Club Play Minecraft, meet other players and share gaming tips and tricks. No experience necessary! 9-12 years (Max.12 participants) Wednesdays, September 20-December 13 4:00-5:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

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FRIDAYS Yoga for Kids Kids breathe, move, and enjoy the overall benefits of yoga. Taught by a certified yoga instructor. 5-11 years Fridays, October 13-December 15 4:00-5:00pm $100.00 for 10 sessions or $10 drop-in fee payable to instructor Register in person at Stony Plain Public Library Stony Plain Public Library Magic the Gathering Jr Club Got your Big Pants ready? Then join in the epic awesomeness that is MTG. 11-14 years Third Friday of every month (starting September 15) 6:00-9:00pm FREE, Drop-in Community hosted event Stony Plain Public Library

Minecraft Jr Club Play Minecraft, meet other players and share gaming tips and tricks. No experience necessary! 6-8 years (Max.10 participants) Fridays, September 22-December 15 4:00-5:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

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SATURDAYS French Fun Club-Beginnings Have fun improving your French skills with games, stories, crafts and more en Francais. Grades K-3 (Max.15 participants) Saturdays, September 23, October 21, November 4, November 18, December 2 2:00-3:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library French Fun Club-Advanced Continue improving your language skills, fun challenges, scavenger hunts, games, exciting novel studies and more en Francais. Grades 4-6 (Max.15 participants) Saturdays, September 23, October 21, November 4, November 18, December 2 3:15-4:15pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library New&day time

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Kids PokĂŠmon Club Get together every other week to trade cards and meet new friends. You can display your collection and teach your parents about all things PokĂŠmon! 7-10 years Every other Saturday, September 16-November 25 1:30-2:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library Robotics Club Learn how to code and program with Lego Mindstorms and Sphero Robots so they move, dance, and even battle. 7-17 years Every other Saturday, September 23-December 2 1:30-2:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library


KIDS’ PROGRAMS KIDS’ SPECIAL EVENTS Kids Night Out

Stuffy Sleepover

Handmade Memories will be here to help your kids create a clay project that will be fired and returned for you to paint at home. 6-11 years (Max.15 participants) Friday, December 1 6:30-8:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library This program generously sponsored by

Bring a stuffy to the library for a story, craft and games. When you go home, your stuffy stays for some fun of its own. Come Monday to pick up your Stuffy along with a book about all the night time adventures they had. 5+ years (Max.14 adventurous stuffies & children) Saturday, September 23 (pick up your stuffy & their adventure book on Monday, September 25) 3:45-4:45pm FREE (registration required) Register online at www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

Nerf Night Nerf night in a library? You bet! Bring your friends and dodge around bookshelves in the ultimate nerf experience! Protective goggles, nerf blasters, and bullets required. Grades 3-7 (Max.15 participants) Friday, December 1 8:00-9:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

No-School Fridays! Discover all the fun activities waiting for you at SGPL on No-School Fridays! Visit the Innovation Lab, participate in the games and crafts and enjoy what the Library has to offer. Remember to bring a grown-up with you if you’re under 12 years old! Fridays, October 6 & November 10 11:00am-3:00pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

Science Week Discover a new activity every day and learn about different science disciplines. From chemistry to circuitry your will sure to find something interesting. Remember to bring a grown-up with you if you’re under 12 years old! All Ages! Monday September 18– Saturday September 23 FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

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MONDAYS Adventures with Arduino Explore coding and electronics using Arduino kits that you get to KEEP after the program! You’ll learn analog & load control, programming and communication protocols. 15-18 years (no exceptions) (Max. 8 participants) Mondays, October 16-November 6 6:30-8:30pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library This program is generously sponsored by CEYS (Community Empowering Youth for Success)

TUESDAYS Makerspaces – You Make It, You Take It! Bring your friends to create something new each week. Visit online to see the full listing of exciting topics and activities: sgpl.ca All ages Tuesdays, September 12-November 28 5:30-7:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

WEDNESDAYS Teen Advisory Group Join our Teen Advisory Group to help plan stayovers, gaming tournaments, movie nights, and more for the library. Of course we ALWAYS have snacks! 12-17 years Second & Fourth Wednesday of the month (starting October 11) 4:00-5:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

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Teen programs THURSDAYS Random Fandom What’s your fandom? Each month we explore different fandoms through board games, video games and other activities. Join us for your chance to suggest fandoms to explore! Grades 7-12 Second Thursday of the month (starting in September) 4:45-5:45pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

FRIDAYS Magic the Gathering Get your Big Pants on and join other fans looking for epic battles. 15+ years Third Friday of every month (starting September 15) 7:00-10:00pm FREE, Drop-in Community hosted event Stony Plain Public Library

SATURDAYS Robotics Club Learn how to code and program with Lego Mindstorms and Sphero Robots so they move, dance, and even battle. 7-17 years Every other Saturday, September 23-December 2 1:30-2:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

TEEN SPECIAL EVENTS L2D (Learn To Drive) Study Session READ the Alberta Drivers Guide then come to these special study sessions to improve your performance on the Learner’s Exam. Hands-on Interactive tools to help you pass your test. EXCELLENT session for anyone who has tried to pass the Learner’s Exam and just needs some extra help. 14+years (Max. 10 participants) Two-day special study session November 13 and 14 1:00-5:00pm Bring a snack! FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library Participants MUST read through the Alberta Drivers Guide before attending the Study Session. It can be borrowed from the Library.

Magic the Gathering Draft Tournament Create your own deck from the booster packs and then fight it out to be the tournament champion! 14+ years (Max. 20 participants) Friday, October 13 8:00-10:00pm $5.00 entry fee (You get to keep your draft!) Register in person at Stony Plain Public Library Stony Plain Public Library

Fall Stay-Over

Craft-A-Palooza

Horror Movies, wood crafts, NERF battles, blanket forts! It’s a fun all-night hang out! 13-17 years (Max.16 participants) Friday, October 27Saturday, October 28 8:00pm-8:00am FREE (registration required) Register in person at the Stony Plain Public Library. Ya gotta have a signed parental permission form but just pick one up at the library. Stony Plain Public Library

Weaving, Duct Tape Christmas Ornaments and Book Crafts! Unleash your creative side and make beautiful Christmas keepsakes and gifts. 12+years Friday, December 8 4:00-6:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

The Library Games Version II Hostages, insurgents and heroes. Which team is going to come out on top? It will take strategy, coordination and collaboration for your team to achieve its objective! 13-17 years (Max.18 participants) Monday, November 13 8:00-10:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

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MONDAYS English as a Second Language Conversation Circle Meet new people and practice your English speaking skills. Free childcare is provided for people who register! Mondays, September 11-December 18 1:00-2:30pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library Evening ESL If you can’t make an afternoon session of ESL or even if you just want more practice, register for this evening session with hands-on activities and worksheets to improve your English speaking skills. Mondays, September 25 -December 18 6:45-7:45pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

TUESDAYS Career & Job Search Skills Join Bredin Centre for Learning to get expert advice on how to make your resume get all the right attention. 14+ years Fourth Tuesday of every month (starting in September) 1:00-4:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

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Communiversity Join us for these community-based, universitystyle presentations. Visit online to see the full listing of exciting topics and activities: sgpl.ca All ages welcome but topics appeal to adult interests. Tuesdays (at least once a month), September 12 – November 28 5:30-7:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library


ADULT programs TUESDAYS Seniors Strength Gentle fitness for seniors. Join us to laugh and chat your way through a fun fitness class that encourages nutrition, strength and laughter. No equipment required. Taught by Laura McGillis, certified fitness instructor. 55+ years (Max.10 participants) Tuesdays, September 19-December 12 Session 1-1:00-1:45pm Session 2-2:00-2:45pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

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Makerspaces – You Make It, You Take It! Bring your friends to create something new each week. Visit online to see the full listing of exciting topics and activities: sgpl.ca All ages Tuesdays, September 12-November 28 5:30-7:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library Trivia Nights at Moonshiners Join us at the Moonshiners Pub in Stony Plain for trivia, fun and prizes. Last Tuesday of the month 7:00-9:00pm Event takes place at Moonshiners Pub 5202 50 St, Stony Plain

WEDNESDAYS Craft Circle Enjoy crafting and conversation with other DIY wizzes. Bring your craft projects, have coffee, and express your creativity! 18+ years Wednesdays, September 6-December 20 1:00-3:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library Write Night Gather with other writers to use a variety of prompts that result in new prose every week. This inspirational group is for writers of all stages and abilities. For more information, email library@sgpl.ca 18+ years Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library

Seniors Yoga Yoga classes specifically for seniors, adapted to your skill level. Ideal no matter what your level of fitness or experience with yoga. 50+years Wednesdays Session 1 Wednesdays September 6-October 25 $80/8 weeks Level 1 Yoga 9:50-10:50am Level 2 Yoga 11:00am-12:00 noon Session 2 Wednesdays November 1-December 20 $80/8 weeks Level 1 Yoga 9:50-10:50am Level 2 Yoga 11:00am-12:00 noon Register at Stony Plain Public Library Stony Plain Public Library

Drop-In Device Help Do you have tech questions? We have the answers! Drop by the library for casual help with your laptop, smartphone, e-reader or tablet. All ages Wednesdays 2:00-3:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

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WEDNESDAYS Adult Book Clubs Love to read and talk about books? Join us for lively discussions on all types of fiction and non-fiction. For more information, check out www.sgpl.ca or email us at library@sgpl.ca 18+ years Wednesday evenings (starting September 12) FREE (registration is required) Register at library@sgpl.ca Spruce Grove Public Library More Than Tea and Bannock Special guest(s) will be featured at each edition of More Than Tea and Bannock. Join us to share and explore the Indigenous community and culture. Speakers, guests and discussion topics will be shared in advance on the Parkland Circle of Courage Facebook page at www.facebook.com/psdpfn. Second Wednesday of every month (starting September 13) 6:45-7:45pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

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Scrapbook Club Gather up your gear and connect with people who share your passion for creating beautiful memories. Wednesdays, September 6-December 20 3:15-6:00pm FREE, Drop-in Community hosted event Stony Plain Public Library Evening Book Club Love to read and talk about books? Join us for lively discussions on all types of fiction and nonfiction. To find out which book we’re reading this month, check out our website www.mysppl.ca! 18+ years 1st Wednesday of the month (starting September 6) 7:00-8:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library


ADULT programs THURSDAYS Craft Circle Coffee, conversation, and (oh yeah) crafts. Join our craft circle to work on projects and meet great new people! 18+ years Thursdays, September 7-December 21 1:00-3:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library Photo Fan Club Shutterbugs unite! Join our club to share photography tips, watch slideshows, and go on field trips. All skill levels are welcome! 15+ years First and Third Thursday of every month (starting September 7) 7:00-9:00pm $10.00/year Register in person at Stony Plain Public Library Stony Plain Public Library

ADULT SPECIAL EVENTS

FRIDAYS English as a Second Language Conversation Circle New to Canada? Want to get to know people in the community? Practice your Englishspeaking skills with this welcoming group. Brought to you in partnership with TriCALA. Thursdays, September 7-December 21 1:30-3:30pm FREE, Drop-in Spruce Grove Public Library LOL 101 Laugh your way to wellness Join Noel, certified laughter instructor, and learn valuable breathing and laughter techniques for your overall health. 18+ years (Max. 10 participants) Thursdays, September 21-December 14 4:00-5:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online at: www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

Secular Ethics Roundtable Join like-minded individuals to discuss how we can be ethical human beings outside the framework of organized religion. All respectful opinions are welcome. 18+ years Second Friday of the month (starting October 13) 6:30-7:30pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library Book Club Love to read and talk about books? Join us for lively discussions on all types of fiction and non-fiction. To find out which book we’re reading this month, check out our website www.mysppl.ca! 18+ years Third Friday of the month (starting September 15) 1:30-2:30pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

Photography Workshop

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Increasing your ‘Photo-IQ’ will help you take full control of your “photo-making” process. Through a series of discussions and hands-on exercises, this workshop will focus on both the creative & technical skills required to foster your own photographic vision and style. Saturday, October 14 10:00am-5:00pm Al Dixon (host) $75.00/participant (registration required) 15+years (Min. 4 participants) Register in person at Stony Plain Public Library Stony Plain Public Library

This annual all-night writing marathon is not to be missed if you want to begin or finish a manuscript. Fun challenges, great food, and spontaneous activities keep you charged throughout the night. Ages 18+ 4:00pm Saturday, November 18 8:00am Sunday, November 19 FREE (registration required) Register by email: library@sgpl.ca Spruce Grove Public Library

Nativity Set Creations Photograph will be supplied. Create your own Nativity set figurines using Paverpol. The instructor will guide you through the process; it’s easier than you think! You supply 100% cotton t-shirt and tinfoil. WEAR REALLY OLD CLOTHES! Saturday, December 9 9:00am-5:00pm Bring a Lunch Cost: $75.00/person 15+years (Min.10/Max.12 participants) Register in person at Stony Plain Public Library Stony Plain Public Library

Adult Colouring & Wine Night Send Dad and the kids to the Family Connection Centre for Movie Night and then join us here. We supply snacks, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and coloring materials. You just relax and enjoy yourself! 18+ years ONLY Friday, October 13 7:00-9:00pm

FREE entrance, wine by donation (registration is required) Register online at www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

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Family PROGRAMS WEDNESDAYS Pajama Storytime Families come listen to stories, play games, and make a craft with your children. Feel free to dress in your PJs. All ages 2nd Wednesday of the month (starting October 11) 6:30-7:30pm FREE, register online at mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

THURSDAYS Family Games Night Connect with friends and spend family time together playing games. Thursdays, October 26 & December 7 6:30-8:00pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

FRIDAYS Reading Buddies Read to the residents of the Westview Health Centre and share your love of literature with a senior friend. Fridays, September 22 -December 13 2:45-3:30pm FREE Register online at www.mysppl.ca Max. 8 students (K-Gr. 9) Stony Plain Public Library Program takes place at Westview Health Long Term Care Residence: 4405 South Park Drive Movie Time Enjoy some family time at the library. Comfy pillows and snacks provided. Movie is appropriate for all ages. Friday, October 27 5:30-7:30pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library

French Movie Time Bring your family and friends to enjoy a movie and snacks at the library. Comfy pillows provided and English sub-titles. Friday, December 1 5:30-7:30pm FREE, Drop-in Stony Plain Public Library Family Craft Night Come paint, stain, personalize and take home an amazing wood craft with The Barn Owl. Families with children ages 5 and up (Max. 12 families) Friday, October 27 6:00-8:00pm FREE (registration required) Register online www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

SATURDAYS NEW!

Cohesive Family Support Group Bring your child to a program with purpose while enjoying some adult time discussing valuable topics. Hosted by Cohesive Communities Foundation, respite workers provided. For families with children living with disability. (Max. of 10 kids) Fourth Saturday of the month (starting September 23) excluding December 10:30-12:00 noon FREE (registration required) Register online www.mysppl.ca Stony Plain Public Library

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SPECIAL EVENTS Spruce Grove Public Library presents…

Culture Connects

Dance Theatre Exhibits

It connects Albertans to our past and our diverse traditions, to our personal and collective imaginations, to one another, and to the place we all call home. Share the experience of Alberta Culture Days. Join, volunteer for, or plan an event that showcases your community’s unique talents, pride and passions. Make your connection to culture. There’s something for everyone.

Photography Sculpture Aboriginal Arts Poetry Film Painting Arts & Crafts Multimedia Quilting Culinary Arts Music Storytelling and more

Children’s Music Night with Soap Box Duo Children of all ages with their families and friends. Friday, September 29 4:00-6:00PM

Cultural Keynote

with celebrated artist and author Aaron Paquette Ages 12+ Saturday, September 30 1:00-2:00PM

Cultural Cuisine

All ages welcome Saturday, September 30 2:00-3:00PM

Family Art Project

with artist and author Aaron Paquette Families, couples, friends Saturday, September 30 2:30-4:00PM

Adult Writing Workshop with award-winning playwright and author Katherine Koller Writers ages 18 and older Sunday, October 1 10:00AM-2:00PM A light lunch will be served

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All weekend long, there will be cultural displays, art exhibits, and DIY activities.

Stony Plain Public Library presents… Writers Workshop

with Alberta Author Joan-Marie Galat Friday, September 29 6:30-8:00pm Register online at www.mysppl.ca

Culture Day Activities

Join us on for an event filled day featuring a wide range of interactive activities including • Metis Finger Weaving • Bannock Making & Tipi Tales – Drop-In • Photography Tips • Interactive Book Crafts • Henna Tattoos Saturday September 30 11:00am-3:00pm

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E-resources

3M Cloud Library (Log in required.) Download eBooks to your computer or mobile apps.

Consumer Reports (Log in required.) Expert ratings, buying advice, user reviews and more.

Grant Connect (In-library access only.) An innovative and comprehensive tool that connects charities with funders who share their cause. Search more than 3,000 Canadian grant-making foundations, as well as corporations and government funded programs.

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hoopla (Log in required.) Downloadable movies, music, television shows, audiobooks, eBooks and comic books. Patrons can download up to ten titles per month.

Lynda.com (Log in required.) Online learning courses covering a variety of topics including popular software, business skills, communication, management and more.

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Overdrive (Log in required.) Check out and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from your computer or mobile device.

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Mango - Language Learning (Log in required.) Before you go, Mango. Mango is a language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. It’s so fast and easy, you’ll be able to have a real conversation in your new language in just minutes!

Press Reader (Log in required.) Provides instant online access to current newspapers from around the world in fullcolor, full-page format.

TumbleBookCloud (Log in required.) TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-along titles for young adults and adults which features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. It also features National Geographic videos.

RBdigital (Log in required.) After creating a free account, RBdigital provides you access to popular magazine titles that you can read on any Internet-enabled device.

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