Have You Heard the Buzz?

Have you heard the Buzz...about the two spelling bees?

1)  Congratulations to Isabelle Robinson the winner of our 5th Annual Lethbridge Public Library Spelling Mini-Bee! Her winning anticipated championship word was "headache."
     The Mini-Bee was for Grade 1 - 3 students and took place March 15, 2014.
2) For Grade 4 - 7 students:
If you are in grades four to seven, you can join the  Lethbridge Public Library Spelling Bee!
Please register online. Space is limited, so please register as soon as possible!
For at home help, check out our Spelling Bee Speller Guide below:

This Spelling Bee will be held on April 19, 2014 in the Theatre Gallery in the Main Branch (downtown) at 2:00 pm

Easter Holiday Closures

The Lethbridge Public Library -
Main Branch, The Crossings Branch and
the Bookmobile will be closed on:
Good Friday, April 18
Easter Monday, April 21
Materials that are due can be returned through
the book drops outside the buildings.
Happy Easter!

Movie at Main: The Lorax (2012)

Celebrate Earth Day
Theatre Gallery, Main Branch
Start time is 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 22:  The Lorax (2012) (G, 86 min.)
In a place where the brown Bar-ba-loots frisk and the Humming-Fish splash around, you will find the Lorax. The Lorax speaks of the trees, which the Once-ler is chopping down as fast as he pleases. Will the Once-ler change his destructive ways and heed the wise warnings of the Lorax?

Feel free to bring your own snacks!
younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

Movie at Main: Hop

Theatre Gallery, Main Branch
Start time:  2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 23:  Hop (2012) (G, 96 min.)
Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, Hop tells the comic tale of Fred, an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world's worst houseguest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up.

Feel free to bring your own snacks!
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

Movie at Main: Frozen (2014)

Theatre Gallery, Main Branch

Thursday, April 24:  Frozen (2014)
(PG, 102 min.)
When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

Feel free to bring your own snacks!
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

3 Sale Days

The Friends of the Lethbridge Public Library
Book Sales:
1. Children's and Young Adult Book Sale
    Saturday, April 12, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2.  Adult Books Only Sale
     Saturday, April 26, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
     (Half-price sale)
     Sunday, April 27, 1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
      (Bag Sale-$5.00 a bag)


True Life Stories

Learn something new this April with our series of documentaries.

All films start at 7:00pm at the Crossings Branch.

Zinio Digital Magazines

Want to read digital versions of your favourite magazines? With the library's online service, Zinio, you can! Access 100 popular magazine titles with your library card. Each magazine is a complete digital reproduction of the print version with full text and graphics. Click here to browse the library's Zinio magazine collection.

Zinio can be accessed via your browser on PCs and Macs. Zinio is also accessible on tablets and smartphones with free apps available for Apple iOS devices (such as the iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone), Android devices (such as the Nexus 7 and Samsung Galaxy), Kindle Fire, and BlackBerry PlayBook.

Friday Night Films

   Showtime 7:00 p.m.     Admission Free

April   11                   No Film   (Setup for Book Sale)

April   18                  Good Friday     No Film

April   25                   No film  (Setup for Book Sale)


May  2                     Wadjda   G  (Arabic)
A ground breaking film about Wadjda, a 10-year old girl living in Saudi Arabia who wants a beautiful bicycle but her mother wont allow it fearing societal repercussions regarding bicycles and a girl's virtue.

Library Events Calendar

Week of April 14 2014

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm

Calendar Legend

Main Branch
The Crossings Branch