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Stettler’s story sends shivers

Next week, the Friends of the Library’s Historic Ghost Walk returns for another spooky season on Fri, June 2 at 8:30 p.m. Book a spot by calling the library today if you haven’t taken a guided twilight stroll through Stettler’s creepy history.

If you can’t make it June 2, the next one will be Sat, June 10 and then the storytelling continues on one Friday and Saturday evening each month through October. Suitable for ages 10 and up, tickets are $10 each.


Something Cool After School offers kids ages 6 and up fun and creative activities every Tuesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. Design something fabulous with Perler beads on Thu, May 25. Then on Tue, May 30 at 4 p.m. come for the STEM challenge.

We’ll mix science and construction for an invention masterpiece that lifts like an elevator. Be sure to show up on Thu, June 1, when we’ll discover what happens when a volcano has a runny nose!

True LEGO enthusiasts would rather sit surrounded by those special bricks than do anything else. Join others who think as you do and dig into our vast collection of bricks at LEGO Club on Sat, May 27 at 11 a.m. All ages are welcome!

If you’re someone who loves computers and wants to learn more, join us for Kids Coding Club on Mon, May 29 at 4 p.m. We program our own stories, movies, and games together using the Scratch and Scratch Jr. programs. Ages 6 and up.

Read and Rhyme isn’t only a chance for little ones to enjoy songs, stories, and other activities. It’s an opportunity for parents of young children to connect, too. Join us Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays at 10:30 a.m. If you download the free app 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, we’ll reward you with a small prize each time you reach your reading goal of 100 books read.

Teens & ‘Tweens:

Do you have a sweet tooth? Join us in making (and nibbling) some no-bake desserts on Wed, May 31 at 4:30 p.m. Please pre-register. Ages 10 and up.

There’s still time to get some free one-on-one instruction in K-Grade 12 academics. Call to request an appointment with one of our tutors for a Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday after-school time slot.


The writing life can be a lonely one, but meeting with other writers can be surprisingly inspiring. Join Stettler Writers’ Club on Thu, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. for encouragement and support on your writing journey.

Mark your calendar for next month’s Film Circuit presentation, Living. Bill Nighy plays a lifelong civil servant in 1950s London, overwhelmed by paperwork and lonely at home when he receives a dire medical diagnosis. Our concession will be open and all are welcome on Mon, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. Don’t worry: the popcorn will be hot and buttery!

Reader’s Circle Book Club meets Tue, May 30, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Lisa Genova’s nonfiction book Remember. You may have missed this month’s book but if you love to read, why not join in the fun for next month by picking up a copy of the June selection, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. “…A beautifully transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.”

For those experiencing mild cognitive decline and their caregivers, Minds in Motion offers light physical exercises, games to enhance mental acuity, and snacks in a relaxed social setting. We meet Thursdays until June 8 from 1 – 3 p.m. for this program developed by the Alzheimer Society.

Are you concerned about how much someone close to you drinks? Al-Anon can help. Join the support group on Tuesdays at 6:30 to learn more.

All Ages:

Yarnies Unite! Bring your latest project to Crystal’s Crochet Club on Sat. May 27, 1 p.m. or simply show up and we can get you started on your very first crochet project. All ages are welcome.

Online gaming is a regular Monday evening event at 8 p.m. If you’re interested, be sure to contact us and request the group chat link. You may also need to sign up for Nintendo Switch Online for some games.

Your local library offers so much more than just books. We provide many services including 3D printing, access to ancestry data banks, resume consultation, community referrals, digital updating of videotapes and photo slides, and cleaning of DVDs and CDs. Come into the library to see what we can do for you.

“When trouble strikes, head to the library. You will either be able to solve the problem, or simply have something to read as the world crashes down on you.” ~Lemony Snicket

For further information or to register for any of the above programs, call the library at 403-742-2292.