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 5.

Parking Lot

Beginning on November 20, a portion of the Main Branch parking lot will be used for construction vehicles. Sorry for the inconvenience.  

Indie-Lethbridge 2018

Local Authors! Call for Submissions!

Lethbridge Public Library is currently seeking submissions of adult titles to be included as part of our new collection of small press and independently-published works by local authors. If you are interested in having your work showcased in this collection pilot please fill out the attached submission form and email it to:

2018 Submission guidelines:

  • physical format
  • created for an adult audience
  • titles published within the past two years
  • book is donated to library by author (one copy maximum)
  • works created by authors from the Chinook Arch service area          and/or
  • works with relevance to Lethbridge and area

Healing Sounds Series

January 18, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Theatre Gallery (Main Branch) - Use Alternate Library Entrance

Healing Sounds Series: "Music Designed to Please You"
An hour of entertaining music by Mozart, Beethoven and Jarzebski.

Performed By:
Andrew Gierulski - piano
Maria Geppert - violin
George Fowler - cello
Jodi Groenheide - flute
Monica Baczuk - flute

Come and experience the magic of art!!

Friday Night Films

 Friday Night Films    Main Branch     7:00 pm
Admission Free

January 19     The Salesman  (Persian)    Best Foreign Language Film 2017

The film takes a thought-provoking look at very provocative themes.  Forced to leave their apartment due to dangerous construction an Iranian couple move to the centre of Tehran where they become involved in an overwelming situation with previous tenants.

Friday Wind Down

January can be stressful, with exams, resolutions, and the start of a new semester.

Relax and unwind at the library on Friday afternoons!
We’ll have games, crafts, and other ways to manage stress. Even if all you need is a cozy chair and a cup of tea – we’ve got that, thanks to David’s Tea!

So teens - join us from 12:30-3:30 every Friday afternoon in January at The Crossings Branch.

Family Literacy Day

Join us to celebrate Family Literacy Day 2018!
Main Branch | The Crossings Branch | Bookmobile

Celebrity Readers
Community Partners
Come-and-Go Literacy Activities

Saturday January 27
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Passage to India

Travel to India this month, all without leaving the library!

All films start at 7:00pm at the Crossings Branch - and there will be popcorn!

Ready, Set, Read! @ The Crossings Branch

Register here!

Ready, Set, Read! pairs children who can read and are attending grades 1-3 with youth volunteers attending grades 4-12. This weekly program runs on Fridays from 1:30 - 2:30 pm. The Reader and Volunteer share 40 minutes of reading time, with the last 20 minutes spent in a fun group activity.

We are looking for enthusiastic Readers and energetic Volunteers for Ready, Set, Read! which begins Friday January 26.

Location: Friends Place Meeting Room (The Crossings Branch)

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for Readers may be limited. Ready, Set, Read! is not suitable for children with learning/reading disabilities. All participants must be mature enough to attend without adult accompaniment.

Library Events Calendar

Week of January 15 2018

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day
10:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm

Calendar Legend

The Crossings Branch
Main Branch