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

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.

Friday Night Films Showtime: 7:00 pm Admission free

January 26     Tanna

Tanna is a tale of love and tragedy based on true events which happened in 1987 on the island of Vanuatu, one of the world's last true tribal cultures.  Acted by the people of the Yakel tribe the film won an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film 2017.

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.

Quitcore Tobacco Reduction

Wednesdays, January 31 to March 7
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 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!

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