Indie-Lethbridge 2019: Author Meet & Greet

Date: May 16, 2019 at 7:00p.m.
Venue: Northwing Public Space (Main Branch)

Meet the authors of the Indie-Lethbridge 2019 collection, books written by Southern Alberta authors or about Southern Alberta. Discover the inspiration behind each book and even purchase a copy of your favourite title.

  • Ivan Bering
  • Cathy Witbeck
  • Gordon Hunter
  • Dean Kendall
  • Bianca Rowena
  • Julia Sinke
  • Larry Elford
  • Halli Lilburn
  • Trevor Harrison
  • Pete Brouwer

Spring Break Fun at The Crossings Branch

Saturday, April 20, All Day - CRACK THE CODE
The Easter Bunny surprised us with an early visit to The Crossings Branch library. Use the clues to find all the eggs and decipher the secret message to win a prize!

Wednesday, April 24, 2:30 – 4:30 PM - THE CROODS
A fun family movie showing in the Friends Place. Bring your own snacks! Popcorn will be served. Film will be shown with closed captioning.

Thursday, April 25, 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM -
CELEBRATE SPRING! STORYTIME
Let’s jump for joy, hop like bunnies, and spring together into the warmer season! Join us for a special half-hour story time in the morning or afternoon in The Friends Place. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Saturday, April 20 – Friday, April 26 - DAISY TABLE
Make a daisy and bring a little Spring home with you! Craft materials and instructions will be available all week at The Crossings Branch. Coloring sheets are also available for our younger artists! Craft requires scissors. Adult supervision/assistance recommended.


Friday Night Films

Date: April 26, 2019 at 7:00p.m.
Venue: Main Branch (Theatre Gallery)

White Boy Rick
(2018, 111min, 14A)

Based on the true story of teenager Richard Wershe Jr. who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s, and was ultimately arrested for drug trafficking and sentenced to life in prison. Starring Matthew McConaughey and Richie Merritt.

View Trailer Here


Poetry Movies

Celebrate Poetry Month by watching poets on the big screen!

All movies start at 7:00pm at the Crossings Branch and feature Closed Captioning - and free popcorn!


Author Talk with Claire Tansey

Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m.
Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)
No tickets needed!

The Lethbridge Public Library and the Joy of Cookbooks Program is excited to host an Author Talk with Claire Tansey!!

Claire Tansey is a Canadian chef, teacher, and former Food Director at Chatelaine. Her debut cookbook 'Uncomplicated: Taking the Stress Out of Home Cooking' features over 125 delicious and easy-to-make recipes as well as shortcuts, tips, and tricks that will take the stress out of home cooking.

Claire will speak about her life in the food world and what it took to publish her stunning cookbook. Through this presentation, you’ll not only gain a new appreciation for cookbooks, but Claire’s passion for simplicity and enthusiasm for delicious food will certainly inspire your own cooking adventures!


Quitcore: Tobacco Reduction Program

Tuesdays, April 30 to June 4 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Staff Meeting Room (Main Branch)

Stop smoking with QuitCore, a free Alberta Health Services (AHS) tobacco-cessation program. Led by trained cessation professionals, the QuitCore program is a 6-week group course that teaches tobacco users how to develop a plan to quit while providing strategies to address recovery symptoms, manage stress and, ultimately, prevent relapse.

Call 1-866-710-QUIT (7848) to register!
AlbertaQuits.ca


Bike Mechanic Workshop

Dust off that bike and have the helpful technicians from Ascent Cycle get it into tip-top riding shape for summer! They’ll cover the basics required to make sure your trusty steed is in safe and sturdy condition. Teens and youth are especially welcome, but we’ll help out riders of all ages this year.

  • May 17, 3-5pm at the Crossings Branch

Presented in partnership as part of BikeFest 2019!


Films on Wheels

Cycle to the library to celebrated Bike Month on the big screen with BikeBridge!

All movies start at 7pm at the Crossings Branch and are presented with Closed Captioning - and free popcorn!


Tidying Up with the KonMari Method

Tidying Up with the KonMari Method: Declutter, Organize and Spark Joy!

Saturday, June 1
11:00 am - Main Branch
2:00 pm - Crossings Branch
Please join Helen Youn, the first and only Certified KonMari Consultant in the Prairies, at Lethbridge Public Library for an introduction to the KonMari Method™, a life-changing and revolutionary way of home organizing. Founded by Marie Kondo, author of international best sellers: "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and host of popular Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” the KonMari Method™ has become a cultural phenomenon and has inspired millions around the world to ask the question - does it spark joy? You will learn how to implement this method to transform your home into a clutter-free and joyful space. Life truly begins after you have put your home in order.


Library Events Calendar

Week of April 22 2019

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