October is library month in Canada

Alberta Culture Days is this weekend and the Stettler Public Library has a lot planned to celebrate this wonderful event.

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Alberta Culture Days is this weekend and the Stettler Public Library has a lot planned to celebrate this wonderful event.

First on Thursday, Sept. 25 bring a pen or pencil, some paper and your creativity and join the Stettler Writer’s Club at 6:30 p.m. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or are just getting started in the craft of the written word, this is a great time to get your creative juices flowing.

Then at 7 p.m. the same day, we will be screening the movie “The Grand Seduction”. Tickle Head, Newfoundland needs a doctor, but it’s going to take some hijinks to get him to stay. This movie stars Brendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch and Gordon Pinsent. We will provide the popcorn. Saturday, Sept. 27 is chalk full of entertaining events to fill up your day.

Come and enjoy the talents of children’s author Hazel Hutchins at 1 p.m. as she weaves her tales of the writing process in with readings from her books. This is a wonderful family event and everyone is welcome.

Next at 2 p.m. are the talented dancers of Danceology who will perform many of their wonderful routines for us in the library annex.

Lastly at 3 p.m., we will be showing a screening of “Prairie Tales”, a collection of 16 short films by Alberta filmmakers for a young audience. Come in and enjoy the talents of homegrown filmmakers and we will have the popcorn ready.

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and the Stettler Public Library is pleased to help you make your table gorgeous for the holidays. On Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m., for a Thanksgiving Make and Take with Tanille Timmins from Panda Flowers, you will be making a wonderful Thanksgiving  arrangements that you can then take home. You must preregister as there are only 12 spots available and there is a cost of $20 for materials.

October is Canadian Library Month and to celebrate this auspicious occasion, the Stettler Public Library has declared the month Food for Fines Month. Bring in non-perishable food items and we will waive your fines.

Copies of the books for our two book clubs are available at the library. Join Reader’s Circle on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. as the group discusses “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith, aka J.K. Rowling. Spine Crackers, our teen book club, will be tossing the good and bad points of “Entwined” by Heather Dixon on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Put these dates on your calendar:

Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.—showing of the documentary “When I Walk” Saturday, Oct. 25—Financial Literacy for Kids session and Halloween ComicFest for ages 12 and up Thursday, Oct. 30— Monster Bash, our giant pre-Halloween celebration returns!

If you have any questions about our programs and services, please check out our website (http://spl.prl.ab.ca).


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