Stettler Library has lots programs for public

Memberships are free for county and town residents

By Crystal Friars Stettler Library

Did you know that memberships at the Stettler Public Library are free for the citizens of the Town and County of Stettler? I’m sure that you have all made the resolution to visit your public library more and the next week is full of programs to amaze and delight you. Come to the Stettler Recreation Centre and check your library out.

The Stettler Public Library is very excited to be housed in the same building that will be hosting the 2019 Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. The excitement is starting to build and we want to show our excitement so have the kids come for the next Brain Train on Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. The kids will be exploring the game of curling by building their own game and then create window banners to welcome curlers to Stettler. Maybe our banners will be seen on tv?

The Pokemon Swap Meets are back in January and this month join Jasper on Jan. 19 at 11 p.m. for a morning full of card trading, some snacks, and maybe you can win a few cards to boost your inventory. It is a great way to spend a cold morning at the Library.

Also on Jan.19 at 1 pm is our biweekly Smash Bros. Tournament. We just can’t get enough Smash Bros. and we are sure you can’t either. Everyone is welcome, age or skill doesn’t matter.

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Copies are still available for our next Reader’s Circle Book Club selection: “A Fine Balance” by Rohinton Mistry. Set in mid-1970’s India, it tells the story of four people who meet during a time of political turmoil. Join us for some stimulating conversation and a cup of tea on Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

The evening of Jan. 24 is just packed with adult programming. Just check this out. If crafting is your happy place, come and join us at 6:30 p.m. Scrapbook Magnets. Just another item that you can make with scrapbook paper, a little nail polish and glass gems. Let’s decorate that fridge with some bling.

Also on Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. is the Writers’ Club. If writing is something new to you or is a permanent part of your life, this club is for you. Join this supportive community of writers where you can your share your work and bounce ideas off of like-minded members of the community.

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Wanting to look at the history of your family but don’t know where to start? Come to the library on Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. for the workshop “Discover Your Ancestral Roots”. Ask the experts of the Stettler Genealogy Club and check out the library’s new Ancestry databases. All levels of experience are invited.

Are your teens looking for something to do on Friday nights? Why not come to the Stettler Public Library for Board Game Night at 4:30 pm? Enjoy an array of board games in the library’s collection or bring one of your own.

Exams are just around the corner so don’t forget our tutoring program on Mondays and Tuesdays. Join our certified educator on Mondays at 4 p.m. and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. for help with those pesky questions that just keep stumping you.

Gamerz is also back after having a holiday break. Join Bradley on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m. for the program for gamers by gamers. PC and/or console play will always be on the agenda. Everyone is welcome.

If you would like to see our other programs, 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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