A busy December at the local library

It’s not to late to get tickets for the Christmas Wine Survivor

There are still tickets available for the second annual Friends of the Library Christmas Wine Survivor on Saturday, Dec. 7th!

For just $20 and a $15 bottle of wine, you can win all the wine you need for entertaining and gifting over the holiday season.

Tickets are on sale at the library and through Friends of the Library until Dec. 5th.

Join us at our very exclusive Elimination Party with tasty snacks and entertainment. You don’t need to attend to win but you need to be a library member.

Memberships are free to residents of Stettler and Stettler County, and are available at the library, and give you access to a world of resources!

For more information, call the Library at 403-742-2292. The proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards establishing an equipment lending collection at the Library.

Take advantage of the library’s volunteer resource person on Thursday afternoons between 1 and 3 p.m.

She has a wealth of knowledge about community and government resources and can provide referrals and expert help with anything job related such as resumes and cover letters.

Create a festive candleholder using a stemmed wine glass. This craft makes a great gift. Join us Tuesday, Nov. 28th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Please pre-register. 18+

Something Cool After School features Animals in the Snow on Thursday, Nov. 28th from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Learn about penguins and other cold-weather animals, play winter animal charades, then make your own “snow” with Ivory soap to play in. Ages 5+

Need some motivation to get writing? The Stettler Writers Group meets on Thursday, Nov. 28th from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Join us for a discussion on writing and write a few pieces in class. Bring a pen and paper!

Relax after school over a few of our newest board games. We will have an assortment of snacks on hand to enjoy while you kick back. Join other teens for Teen Scene: Games Night on Friday, Nov. 29th from 4 to 6 pm.

Running the entire month of December, the Reverse Advent Calendar will support our local food bank. Each day a specified item from the food bank can be dropped off at the library. At the end of December, the Advent collection will be delivered to the food bank. See the library for a list.

Smash Bros Tournaments run every Saturday in December from 1-4 p.m. Come duke it out with us!

Come see the movie already creating Oscar buzz as The TIFF Film Circuit presents Judy on Monday, Dec. 2nd at 7:30 at the Jewel Theatre. This biopic explores the last few months in the life of Judy Garland, played by Renee Zellweger, as she copes with booing crowds, money woes, and a looming child custody battle.

Learn something new!

Beginner Ukulele Night is a perfect way to learn how to play this interesting instrument. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of ours. It runs Tuesday, Dec. 3rd from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Adults will enjoy the Tuesday Club, running every Tuesday from 1- 3 p.m. On Dec. 3rd, explore Adventures in VR.

Join hosts from the Stettler Learning Centre and the library on Thursday, Dec. 5th at 5:30 p.m. for our annual International Potluck celebration. Bring food reflecting your culture or family traditions and sample food from around the world. Entertainment to follow. Call the library for more information.

Join us Saturday, Dec. 7th at 11 a.m. for a great Pokémon card swap meet.

Toastmasters meets Thursday, Dec. 5th and 19th at 7 p.m. in the SRC Boardroom. Improve your public speaking in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Parents and caregivers with young children ages 0-6 years will enjoy two programs for tots offered at the library in partnership with the Stettler Learning Centre.

Magic Carpet Ride (Tuesdays) and Read and Rhyme (Wednesdays and Saturdays) are offered 10:30 to noon. Play, sing, read and have fun together!

Each program provides many fun activities for the whole family OR give your partner the gift of time!

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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