Community Living Month

Event Dates
Please view the calendar below for program descriptions. 

The Crossings Branch
Stories and Stuff - October 4, 11, 18 

Movie Events - October 20 & 24

Main Branch
Tuesday Social Activites (suitable for those with varying abilities)
October 2, 9, 16, and 30

Library Services Presentation
 - October 4

Friday Night Film: "Temple Grandin"
  - October 5

Community Presentation by Quest Support Services
- October 10

Sensory Storytime
 - October 12


Friday Night Films 7:00 p.m. Theatre Gallery Main Branch

 
FRIDAY NIGHT FILMS

October 19        Foreign Film Festival

October 26        Shana: The Wolf's Music   (2018)

 
Shana, a 13 year-old girl lives with her father in a small First Nations village.  Since her mother's death she has been skipping school and burying her sadness in letters she hangs on a tree.  A new teacher discovers her extrordinary gift as a violinist. She is now confronted with another problem.
 


Flu Shot

The Lethbridge Public Library will be hosting flu shot clinics during the month of October. Don't forget to bring your Alberta Health Card. Children must be five and up to receive a flu shot at these clinics. The flu shots are being offered by Save On Foods. 

Flu shots will be offered on:
Monday, October 22 at The Crossings Branch, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday, October 24 at the Main Branch, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday, October 26 at The Crossings Branch, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday, October 27 at the Main Branch, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Magical Realism

Definition:  a literary or artistic genre in which realistic narrative and naturalistic technique are combined with surreal elements of dream or fantasy.

All movies begin at 7pm at the Crossings Branch, and there will be free popcorn!




Alex Johnston Lecture Series: Remembering Influenza:

Alex Johnston Lecture Series

Date: November 1st, 2018 7:00 - 8:30 pm 
Venue: Lethbridge Public Library - Theater Gallery 


Remembering Influenza: Western Canadian Experiences During the 1918-1919 Pandemic

Presented by Esyllt Jones
This lecture will address individual, family and community responses to the 'flu pandemic, and explore how the event has been privately and publicly remembered in the context of the ‘twin horrors’ of war and disease.
Esyllt Jones is an award winning author/editor of several books on influenza and epidemics. Her most recent research on influenza focuses on questions of grief, mourning and memory. Dr. Jones is currently Professor of History at the University of Manitoba and Dean of Studies at St. John’s College in Winnipeg.
This series is in partnership with the University of Lethbridge, the Lethbridge Historical Society and the Lethbridge Public Library.


Go Teams Go!

Want to support the Kodiaks and the Pronghorns?

We have free ticket passes through Lethbridge Presents for both University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College home games. Place your holds now for hockey, basketball, and volleyball!


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 or pick one up from the Main Branch.


SACPA: Special Discussion Panel

Date: October 29, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Main Branch (Community Meeting Room)

Join the Southern Alberta Council for Public Affairs and the Lethbridge Public Library for a special panel discussion on the provincial governement's new restrictions they have placed on off-road vehicle use in the Livingstone-Porcupine Hills area. An audience question and answer period will follow.

Panelists include: Sofie Forsstrom from the Oldman Watershed Council; Gary Lorne, President of the not-for-profit Crowsnest Pass Quad Squad; and Lorne Fitch, a biologist and adjunct Professor with the University of Calgary.


Queer Straight Alliance

The library hosts a monthly Queer Straight Alliance with help from The MAT and OUTreach. It's open to anyone ages 16-21 and meets the last Wednesday evening of every month.

  • October 24 - Scary Movies (Crossings)
  • Novembe 28 - Movies & Music (Main)

And a big shoutout to our sweet snack sponsor, The Hot Wire Panini!
You can find more group info on Facebook.



Library Events Calendar

Week of October 15 2018

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Calendar Legend

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Main Branch
 
The Crossings Branch