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

 

Just Posted

2019 Alberta Scotties, hosted in Stettler, could be anybody’s bonspiel

Competition will be lively between hometown rivalries, champs and hopefuls

Blackfalds RCMP on scene of school bus collision and car jacking

RCMP are looking for a silver 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander with Alberta license plate BNR655

Farmers are at increased risk of mental health issues such as depression or anxiety

Stettler County hosts Agriculture Mental Health Awareness Seminar

Erskine and area residents help couple who lost their home and belongings to a fire

Erskine Post Office accepting donations until end of January

WATCH: World-renowned illusionist, magician, escapist performs in Stettler

Matt Johnson performs two sold-out shows at Stettler Performing Arts Centre

Top Canadian athletes inducted into the Canada Games Hall of Honour

Athletes doing incredible things for communities are inducted into Hall of Honour, says Games CEO

New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

Guide no longer lists milk and dairy products as a distinct food group

Blackfalds RCMP seeking information on activities of stolen Fountain Tire Truck

Blackfalds RCMP recovered truck following earlier collision and car-jacking

Red Deer RCMP arrest man after truck collides with six vehicles

No one was injured and the male driver was restrained by a nearby resident until police arrived

Liberals look to make home-buying more affordable for millennials: Morneau

Housing is expected to be a prominent campaign issue ahead of October’s federal election

Man accused of threatening to kill ‘as many girls as I see’

Christopher W. Cleary wrote he was angry because he’d never had a girlfriend and wanted to ‘make it right’ with a mass shooting

Cannabis-carrying border crossers could be hit with fines under coming system

Penalties are slated to be in place some time next year

Most Read