Groundhog Day party springs up Saturday at Stettler Public Library

February is just a couple of days away and the Stettler Public Library has the whole month planned out for you.

February is just a couple of days away and the Stettler Public Library has the whole month planned out for you. Check out what programs are coming in February and schedule them into your busy lives because we would love to see you at the Library. For updates on our programs, check our website.

Today is a professional development day for local schools, so the library is pleased to bring you Board Game Afternoon from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Spend the afternoon playing the variety of board games that the library has to offer.

We believe that it’s time to fully celebrate Groundhog Day, so we’re throwing a party on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join us and the Stettler Kinettes for games, groundhog dogs, crafts and face-painting! Whether the news is good or bad about the upcoming weather, we are going to have a party!

Something Cool After School has something special planned on Wednesday, Feb. 6. It’s Button Day, so stop in at 4 p.m. and make your own funky buttons and magnets. This is a great way to telling the world who you really are!

The next installment of Crafternoons and Coffee Spoons will be on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 1 to 2 p.m. The kids do crafts while you do coffee! Because it is the month of love, the theme will be romance.

Join the Stettler Public Library for Mardi Gras on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. Help us celebrate “Fat Tuesday” with kid-friendly gun, games, crafts and snacks! I am sure that beads will be involved somehow.

Chicks with Sticks is back for two Tuesdays, Feb. 12 and 26, at 7 p.m. Bring your knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, or other handicrafts project for a night of conversation, laughs and help with your projects.

We will have knowledgeable knitters and crocheters on hand to help and the company will be fantastic.

The Stettler Public Library is pleased to present the Academy Award-nominated film “Beast of the Southern Wild” on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. “In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.”

This is your chance to see a film nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actress, prior to the Oscars on Feb. 24.

Princesses aged five and up are invited to Tiaras and Tattoos on Friday, Feb. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be cupcakes, glitter tattoos, nail painting, hair tinsel, crafts and games. The princesses must pre-register because space is limited. Call the Stettler library at 403-742-2292 to register.

Copies of each of the library’s book club selections are available to pick up at the Stettler library.

The Brain Candy Book Club will be celebrating Nora Ephron’s life on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. by talking about her memoir, “I Feel Bad about My Neck and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman,” and watching “When Harry met Sally.”

Readers’ Circle will venture into the past when they discuss “The Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Spine Crackers will be discussing a young adult classic, “The Chocolate Wars” by Robert Cormier, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m.

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