Library ready to light up for Christmas

This Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., join us at the library for Light up the Tree Celebrations.

This Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., join us at the library for Light up the Tree Celebrations. Warm up with cookies and candy cane hot chocolate.

Renew your membership for half price. And the first 50 brand new memberships are free!

Christmas is almost a month away and with that significant date comes another: Craftapalooza! Yes, Craftapalooza is back on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Stettler Public Library.

Bring the kids for an afternoon of Christmas crafts, hot chocolate and cookies!

Did you know that you can now download magazines to your tablet or computer?

Zinio is a magazine service that contains more than 100 popular magazines such as Canadian Living, National Geographic, Newsweek, and more. They’re never overdue and they don’t have to be returned. No more cluttering up your house!

Just register with Zinio using your library card and you’re good to go!

Chicks with Sticks returns this Thursday, at 7 p.m. Bring your Christmas crafts and have a fun night of stitching, knitting or crocheting with some great conversation. Help will be available if needed.

Are your kids looking for something to do? Why not come to Something Cool after School on Wednesdays from 4 to 5 pm at the Library. It’s an hour full of crafts, games, and an all-around good time!

“Just Joking with Jennifer” is a fantastic new program that has started at the library. Happening each Tuesday at 6 p.m., kids meet at the library for an hour filled with jokes, riddles and games. Over the past three weeks, we have been having fun with activities such as funny-face competitions, make your own joke games, charades, and more.

Preschoolers and their adults are invited to join Read and Rhyme Playtime on Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. at the Stettler Recreation Centre in the upstairs meeting room. Join Kim as she leads you in songs, rhymes, stories and an all-around great time.

Tutoring is back on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. to help people of any age with homework issues. Elaine will work with you map out math and science learning strategies.

Copies of books for each of our book clubs are available at the Stettler Public Library.

The Readers’ Circle pick “The Paris Wife” will be the topic of discussion on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Between the Covers is taking a chance on “The Silver Linings Playbook” on Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. The teen book club, Spine Crackers, is back on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 5 p.m. when they will discuss “The Book Thief” in time for a discussion about the book and the movie!

The Stettler Public Library will close at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and on New Year’s Eve. The library will be closed on Dec. 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and Jan. 1. Regular hours will resume on Jan. 2, 2014.

Keep an eye out on the library’s website (http://spl.prl.ab.ca/) and on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/StettlerPublicLibrary) for events and updates.

— Stettler Public Library report

 

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