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 4.

Indie-Lethbridge 2019

One hundred years, one hundred stories. As part of the library's centennial celebration next year, we are currently seeking submissions for Indie-Lethbridge 2019. This second year collection will be composed of stories written by Southern Alberta authors, or set in the same area. 

We are pleased to announce the library will now be accepting children's materials and music albums as part of this collection. Anyone interested in making a submission can fill out the form below and either email the form to or return it to any library service counter.

The Joy of Cookbooks

December 13, 2018
Second Thursday of the Month at 7 p.m.
Upper North Wing Public Area (Main Branch)

The Joy of Cookbooks: Holiday Favorites & Cookie Decorating
We’ll discuss your favorite cookbooks, share recipes you’ve tried and loved, and celebrate your cooking achievements while commiserating over the not-so-successful attempts. We’ll also highlight cookbook themes, host guest speakers and participate in special epicurean activities. Find your culinary inspiration in the library’s extensive cookbook collection!

Friday Night Films

December 14   The Greatest Showman  (2017, 105 min, PG)

Showtime:  7:00 pm - Main Branch - Theater Gallery 

A rousing musical that celebrates the birth of show business.  Hugh Jackman is sensational as Phineas Taylor Barnum, a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Awkward Family Encounters

The holidays are a time for family, and that means so many awkward moments.

All movies start at 7pm at the Crossings Branch, and will be screened with Closed Captioning.  Plus - free popcorn!

Hogwarts Yule Ball

Celebrate the snowy season in true Hogwarts style! Wear your dress robes or Muggle finery, sip fizzy potions, play magical games, and dance the night away. Teen witches and wizards from all Hogwarts houses are invited, as are curious Muggles.

December 21, 7-9pm
Main Branch, Theatre Gallery

Note:  This program is for teens in grades 7-12 - but there's an adult version happening at the Owl on December 20th!

Holiday Hours

The Lethbridge Public Library will be closing at 4 p.m. on December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 31 (New Years Eve) and will be closed all-day on December 25 (Christmas Day), December 26 (Boxing Day), and January 1 (New Years Day). 

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Tickets go on sale Monday, December 3 at 9:30 a.m. at the Main Branch only. 
Payment via VISA, Mastercard, American Express, debit, or cash. 
Tickets are not available by phone.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will show at the Yates Memorial Centre on:
Thursday, January 10
Friday, January 11
Saturday, January 12

Tickets prices
Adults: $20/show or $50 for all three nights
Seniors 65+ and Children 12 and under: $15/show or $40 for all three nights

DMs Needed!

We're looking for DnD Dungeon Masters!

Starting in February, we'll be hosting a teen Dungeons & Dragons program - and we need your help!  If you have experience as a DM (even just a little bit) you can apply to help teens learn to play the game.  Volunteer DMs can be teens or adults - just fill out the form to let us know you're interested.

Library Events Calendar

Week of December 10 2018

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

Calendar Legend

Main Branch
The Crossings Branch