Pokemon fans invited to Stettler Library

Pokemon fans invited to Stettler Library

Last swap meet of year

By Crystal Friars Stettler Library

The holidays are fast approaching so I must tell you about our hours over the Christmas Break. The Stettler Public Library will be open regular hours until Christmas Eve. We will close at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24 and will reopen on Dec. 27 at 10 am. Regular hours will continue until Dec. 31 when we will close at 4 p.m. to celebrate New Year’s Eve. We will reopen on Jan. 2 when regular hours resume. The board and staff of the Stettler Public Library wish you all a happy and healthy holiday season.

Our Super Smash Bros tournament is on all month, Saturdays at 1 p.m. Hone your Smash Bros skills during the month of December. Challenge your friends and play until a weekly champion is crowned.

Has your child joined our Art Club? Join us on Dec. 18 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. when the kids can create an impressive work of art. For ages six and up, it is a great way to introduce the kids to the wonders of art. But space is limited, so call the Library at 403-742-2292 to register.

Get started on your New Year’s resolutions early by joining the Reader’s Circle book club. Our book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 to discuss “419” by Will Ferguson. You can pick up a copy at the library.

The last Pokemon Swap Meet until 2019 is Dec. 19 at 4:30 p.m. Join Jasper to play, battle and trade your favourite Pokemon cards at the Stettler Public Library. Every age of Pokemon fan is welcome.

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Dec. 20 at 4 p.m. is our last Something Cool After School until 2019! “Porcupine in a Pine Tree” will be the literary inspiration for the art that we will create that day. This program is for ages six and up but if you are young at heart, you are more than welcome to join us.

The Film Circuit passes for Winter 2019 make a perfect Christmas gift for yourself or someone you love. For a fee you can enjoy the following films: “The Grizzlies,” “Shoplifters,” “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and “The Favourite.” With the nominations for the Golden Globes I can tell you that we have some award nominated films to entertain you: “Shoplifters” is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film; “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” sees Melissa McCarthy nominated for Best Actress in A Drama and Richard E. Grant for Best Actor in a Supporting Role; and “The Favourite” has Olivia Colman nominated for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz for Best Supporting Actress and Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara nominated for Best Screenplay.

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Join us at the Jewel Theatre on Jan. 7, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. for the Canadian movie “The Grizzlies.” Based on a true story, “The Grizzlies” is about determination and resilience. In a small Arctic town struggling with the highest suicide rate in North America, a group of Inuit students’ lives are transformed when they are introduced to the sport of lacrosse. A great movie to start the New Year.

If you would like to see our other programs for December, check out our website at https://spl.prl.ab.ca. For more information on library services stop by for a tour anytime or call us at 403-742-2292. We post information about upcoming events and other interesting bits on Facebook, be sure to follow us there for the latest news.

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