Stettler Public Library gears up for many programs in fall

Summer is almost over and we must now turn our sights to the routine that comes with school, work and regular everyday life.

Don’t forget to add the Stettler Public Library into your routine because we have programs and events that are for every member of the family. Take a look at what we have to offer:

Children:

Read and Rhyme Play Time—Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, for 0-5 years old and their caregivers

Book Before Bedtime—Wednesdays 7 to 8 p.m. a mini pyjama party every week for school-aged children

School’s Out Afterschool Program—Beginning October 14, every Thursday 4 to 5 p.m. for school-aged children

Itsy Bitsy Yoga—Fridays 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon, for 0-5 years old and their big people

Storytime—Beginning September 11, Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12 noon for children ages four and up

Read and Rhyme is Hitting the Road—First Monday of the month at the Waverly Club Rooms in Erskine at 10:30 a.m. Second Monday of the month at Byemoor Drop-In Centre at 10:30 a.m..

Teens:

Teen Night—Wednesdays 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Saturdays 1:00 to 4:00 PM, for ages 10 to 18

Teen Book Club—Wednesdays 6 to 7 p.m. Brag or bash the book you’re reading along with games like Scrabble, Mastermind or Masterpiece

Adults:

Brain Candy Book Club—First Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. September 7—The Devil Wear Prada by Lauren Weisberger. October 5—The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella

Readers’ Circle—First Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m.: September 2—Cleopatra’s Daughter by Michelle Moran. October 7—Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

Books for both book clubs are available at the Stettler Public Library ready for checkout.

Seniors:

Mobile Seniors—Sit and Stretch Yoga and Book Deliveries are Mondays at 1:30 p.m. First Monday of the month at Paragon Place, second Monday at Heart Haven Lodge and third Monday at Willow Creek Lodge.

Handibus—Rides to and from the library are available free of charge for seniors and people with disabilities. Call 403-742-5858 to book your ride. Sponsored by Royal LePage Central.

Families:

English as a Second Language Icebreaker Night—Thursdays 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join us for a fun way to learn English in a fun and casual environment.

Watch for:

GO! coming soon

Friends of the Library Annual Giant Book Sale

Game Over

October 1—Girls Night: a women’s only night to pamper and inform yourselves

October 15—Frieda Wishinsky, children’s author, will be at the Stettler Elementary School

October 30—Fear Factor Feed Off: a teen favourite

December—Craftapalooza

January—Family Literacy Day Library Sleepover

Patty will be at registration night at the Stettler Recreation Centre Aug. 25. if you have questions about any of the programs. Or just stop in and say Hi.

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