Plan to be at the library on Sept. 27

Fall is not official until September 23 but the nights are getting colder and that means that it is

STETTLER PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWS

Fall is not official until September 23 but the nights are getting colder and that means that it is time to put the garden to bed. The Stettler Public Library has plenty of books on gardening, however, we will also be having a walking and talking gardening encyclopedia coming to the library to answer your autumn gardening questions.

Drop into the library on Saturday Sept. 13 at 10:30 a.m. when we are pleased to have Dustin Morton from Alberta Agriculture share his extensive gardening knowledge with us. This is a great time to ask questions and the session is for all level of gardener.

We are pleased to announce that Something Cool after School is back in Erskine. Meet at the Erskine School Library every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. for an hour of great fun.

Is your child already stumbling with this year’s math or having difficulty with science concepts? Get a jump on this year with Tuesday Tutoring with Elaine every Tuesday at 5 p.m. These are small group sessions appropriate for all school age children.

Tech Time for Seniors is back. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. for help regarding cell phones, e-readers, e-mail, computers, or anything related to basic technology.

Is writing something you enjoy? Well then make sure to check out our Writers Club on Thursday, Sept. 25. Come to the library at 6:30 p.m. with a writing utensil, paper, and a head full of ideas.

The Stettler Public Library is celebrating Alberta Culture Days on Saturday Sept. 27. We’ll be hosting dancers from Rhonda’s School of Dance, showing Alberta films for young people (Prairie Tales 16), and having children’s author Hazel Hutchins. Presented by the Stettler Public Library and the Alberta Writers’ Guild, children’s author Hazel Hutchins is to give a 45-minute presentation, including audience participation and readings from Hazel’s very own books at 1 pm. Everyone is welcome.

Don’t forget about Read and Rhyme Play Time every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. It’s full of fun and great for your toddlers.

Is LEGO your life? Make sure to join us every Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the library where you can build and create to your hearts content.

We have a new e-book service and new e-audiobook service at the library. OneClickDigital is an e-audiobook platform with approximately 500 titles, including those of popular authors.  Visit http://parklandab.oneclickdigital.com and create an account with your library card. And if you’ve been missing bestsellers at the library, you should have more luck with 3M Cloud Library. Try it out today. Apps for smart devices are also available. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to stop in for our assistance.

The Stettler Public Library will be closed on Monday September 22 for professional development.

To find out more about the library and our programs, check out our website (http://spl.prl.ab.ca), our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/StettlerPublicLibrary) or see our tweets (www.twitter.com/stettlerlibrary) for last minute details about our programs.

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