Friends Book Sale

The Friends of the Lethbridge Public Library will be having a book sale on Saturday, December 1, from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The book sale will take place in the Main Branch Theatre Gallery. The book sale will feature adult, children's, and young adult books as well as a few computers and monitors. Fill up a bag for $5, or a large bag for $10. Bring your own bags. 

Board Award Nominations Now Open

Recognize someone's outstanding Library service by nominating them for an award today...

The Lethbridge Public Library Board of Directors believes in recognizing and celebrating the contributions that individuals and organizations make towards the Library. These efforts enhance our services, and help us to work to ensure that the Library is a welcoming, inclusive space that connects and strengthens our community.

Nomination deadline is Monday, February 4.

Indie-Lethbridge 2019

One hundred years, one hundred stories. As part of the library's centennial celebration next year, we are currently seeking submissions for Indie-Lethbridge 2019. This second year collection will be composed of stories written by Southern Alberta authors, or set in the same area. 

We are pleased to announce the library will now be accepting children's materials and music albums as part of this collection. Anyone interested in making a submission can fill out the form below and either email the form to or return it to any library service counter.

Post-Secondary Panic?

Looking ahead to university or college?

Find out about applications, scholarships, and more! Guests from the University of Lethbridge, Red Crow College, and Lethbridge College will have the answers to all your questions.
(plus: snacks and prizes!)

Drop by the Theatre Gallery at the Main Branch on November 16 at 3:00pm to take part.

Dennis Shigematsu Lecture and Presentation

November 14 & 16  |  7 p.m.  |  Main Branch (Theatre Gallery)

Iran: From Ancient Persian Empire to Modern Day Nation

The program will cover one of the world’s most ancient civilizations/history to Iran’s place in the world today. The struggles, culture, history, peoples, economy, and perceptions of Iran, which are distorted by western leaders and media, will be examined, along with the beauty of the countryside, architecture, historical sites, literature and poetry. Come see the true Iran in this presentation of a country that few people travel to due to unwarranted fears and attitudes.

Spelling Bees

Have you heard the buzz? Lethbridge Public Library will be hosting two spelling bees in 2018. One will be on October 20 (Spelling Mini-Bee) and the other on November 17 (Spelling Bee). 
Are you interested in joining? See which Spelling Bee you are eligible to participate in:

1) If you are currently in Grade 1, 2 or 3, then the Spelling Mini-Bee is for you! 
The Spelling Mini-Bee will be held on Saturday October 20 at 2 p.m. in the Theatre Gallery (Main Branch). 
There will be two OPTIONAL study sessions for the Spelling Mini-Bee: Oct 6, Oct 13 at 2:00 pm in the Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)
2) If you are currently in Grade 4, 5 or 6, then the Lethbridge Public Library Spelling Bee is for you! 
The Spelling Bee will be held on November 17 at 2 p.m. in the Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)

Space for both Bees is limited.
This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.
Register HERE. Registration opens September 1, 2018.
Make sure to view/download the digital copy of the Speller's Guide HERE or pick one up from the Main Branch.

Friday Night Films

November 23   
Lean On Pete
2018 - 14A
Charley Thompson, a 15 year-old, has never experienced stability in his life until he gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends a fading race horse named Lean On Pete.

Late Opening

Due to a Library staff meeting, the Library will be opening at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20.  

Late Opening

 The Lethbridge Public Library will be opening at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20 (Staff Meeting). 

Library Events Calendar

Week of November 12 2018

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day
9:00 am
10:00 am
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm

Calendar Legend

Main Branch
The Crossings Branch