Adult Summer Reading

Join our adult summer reading club this Summer! It's easy, fun, and gives you the chance to win great prizes.
1. Pick a book
2. Grab a ballot
3. Review the book
4. Drop off your entry

Prizes Include: 
Kindle Fire 8HD                      Tokens for VRKade
GC for Mocha Cabana              Gift Basket from Naturalistas
GC for Penny Coffee House


Wednesday Night Film

Date: August 15
Time: 7:00-9:00p.m.
Venue: Main Branch; Theatre Gallery

A League of Their Own (1992)

It’s 1943—a professional all-female baseball league springs up in Midwest USA. Two sisters struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. Steller performances by a wonderful cast which includes: Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna, and Tom Hanks.

View Trailer Here



Large Print Books

Did you know that LARGE PRINT books:

  • Are a great resource for those with sight impairments, speed readers or English learners
  • Improve letter and word recognition and aid reading comprehension
  • Have larger text and spacing which prevents eye strain and fatigue
  • Are available to all library cardholders regardless of age or abilities

Check out the library's large print collection here!


Learn A New Language!!

Learn a new language with Pronunciator:

  • Provides interactive lessons with self-directed activities, teacher-led conversation classes, and pronunciation practice
  • Teaches language skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and cultural understanding
  • Lessons in over 80 languages
  • Learn at your own pace or with the support of live, instructor-led lessons
  • Can access on your computer or download the Pronunciator app on your mobile device

Sign in here with your library card to start learning!


A Summer of Change

Change can come in many different forms.  Explore a summer's-worth of change every Tuesday night at the Crossings Branch, with our free big screen movies.

All movies start at 7:00pm, and there will be free popcorn!


WEDNESDAY NIGHT FILMS - AUGUST

Showtime at 7:00 pm
Theatre Gallery Main Branch - Admission Free

August 15     A League of Their Own
It's 1943 - a professional all-femaile baseball league springs up in midwest USA. Two sisters on the team struggle to help it succeed. This true story stars Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna, and Tom Hanks.

August 22     Trading Places
Dan Akroyd and Eddie Murphy star in this comedy. A snobbish commodities broker and a homeless street hustler find their positions reversed.

August 29     While You Were Sleeping

A transit worker rescues a handsome commuter and pretends to be his fiancee while making a play for his brother. Stars Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman. 


Teen Summer Library Challenge!

Complete up to 45 challenges before August 31 and you’ll be entered to win our grand prize!

For each challenge you complete, you’ll get one entry. For bonus entries, share a photo of your completed challenges on either Tumblr or Instagram, and tag @LPLteenzone.   Pick up your form at any library branch (or print the PDF below) and check off challenges as you complete them.  Challenge is open to those in grades 7-12.

Grand Prize includes:

  • a bee house from HSNC
  • passes to Nikka Yuko
  • tea, snacks, coffee
  • cozy treats for your reading nest
  • and more!

TARDIS Tech

Fan of Doctor Who? Want to learn more about tech and coding?

Join our expert for an afternoon of technology exploration and creation, all wrapped in a TARDIS-shaped bundle.

Program is open to anyone in grades 7-12. Presented in partnership with Destination Exploration and Actua.


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  (Spelling Guide will be made available in September) or pick one up from the Main Branch.


Library Events Calendar

Week of August 13 2018

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Calendar Legend

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The Crossings Branch