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‘Wine’ not enter to win?

Library news for the week of Dec. 1, 2022

The wine is flowing … at least, wine bottles are arriving at the library as folks purchase tickets for our annual fundraiser, Christmas Wine Survivor. A recently-purchased bottle of wine plus $20 enters you to win your own wine collection – thirty percent of the bottles entered! The last day to purchase tickets is Sat, Dec. 3 at 6 pm. Elimination draws start on Monday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. so be sure to check the Stettler Public Library Facebook page daily until the final draw Dec. 10.

Call us or check our website for raffle rules: www.spl.prl.ab.ca

Children:

The stories, songs, and games at Read and Rhyme are a fun way to invite your little ones aged 0-5 into the world of literature, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Download the free app 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to record your family reading. We offer prizes for every 100 books you read toward your goal.

Kids Coding Club is for children aged 8 and up who want to create their own computer stories, movies, and games using Scratch. Join the fun on Mon, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m., please call us to pre-register.

Something Cool After School on Tue, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. will offer the chance to discover density—Sink or Swim? On Thu, Dec. 8, back by popular demand we will mess around with Snap Circuits! Ages 6 and up.

Mark your calendar for a cozy Christmas Movie Matinee, Fri, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. with snacks provided.

Lego Club meets on Sat, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. for another fun session of building and creativity.

Teens & ’Tweens:

Do you want to build a snowman? Come join us in building the cutest polymer clay snowmen on Wed, Dec. 7, 4:30 p.m. Ages 10 and up. Next week, Dec. 14, we’ll be making fantastic things out of gingerbread.

Adults:

Meet with others to explore your history and discover your roots at Stettler Genealogy Society meeting Thu, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. at the library.

Plan for a nostalgic night out Monday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. when we present Belfast, a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy’s childhood, featuring the music and social tumult of the late 1960s. The library’s concession will be open!

Caring for loved ones with disabilities, dementia, or decline can be a confusing and lonely journey that’s emotionally and physically draining. To meet with others walking that road and for tips and information, join us for Caregiver Support Group on Tue, Dec. 6, 1 p.m.

Does someone you know experience the confusion of cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s? Minds in Motion is a program providing these individuals and their care partner some light physical exercise and mental stimulation in an enjoyable social setting. Join us Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.

This month’s Reader’s Circle Book Club’s choice is Elevation by Stephen King, “a riveting story about an ordinary man in an extraordinary condition rising above hatred.” Pick up a copy at the library and join us for a fun discussion Tue, Dec. 27 at 6:30 p.m.

At Afternoon Friends we create art, play games, and have fun on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. On Dec. 6—Join us for Bingo! On Dec. 13, get creative making name snowflakes.

All Ages:

If you have scratched CDs and DVDs, bring them to the library for a cleaning, $2/disc. Or update your videotapes and photographic slides with our digital conversion equipment and software. We’ll show you how to convert them yourself, no charge.

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

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