Lethbridge Public Library's New Bookmobile

Click on the link below to watch some early video as Lethbridge's new BookMobile gets put together.

Wednesday Night Films In July



       The tale of Gustave H., the legendary and 
        infamous concierge of the Grand Budapest Hotel
        and his  protégé Zero, the lobby boy who are 
        searching for a priceless Renaissance painting
        which has been stolen from the hotel.
         Stars:  Ralph Fiennes, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Murray

The regular Friday Night Film Series begins September 12, 2014

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy

For Kids 3—17 years old
Express yourself through music, mime and creative movement!
Dress up and act out pirate plays, stories from far away places and mini-scripts! 
Play fun Theatre Games!
A Free, Drop-In Program
Mark these dates on your calendar:
Friday, July 25 from 1:30—2:30 p.m. at The Crossings, The Friends Place
Friday, August 1 from 1:30—2:30 p.m. at The Main Branch, Theatre Gallery
For more details, call 403-320-4278

Heritage Day Closure

The Lethbridge Public Library -
Main Branch, The Crossings Branch and 
the Bookmobile will be
CLOSED Monday, August 4 for Heritage Day 

Materials that are due can be returned through 
the book drops outside the buildings. 

Ready, Set, Read!

Ready, Set, Read!
Summer Reading Program at the Lethbridge Public Library

The Lethbridge Public Library’s Ready, Set, Read! program provides you with the opportunity to continue reading throughout the summer months. 

Ready, Set, Read! gives children who can read and have attended Kindergarten through grade 3, the opportunity to read with a Volunteer who has attended Grade 4 to 12.  This fun and informal program is one hour in length.  The Reader and Volunteer share 40 minutes of reading time, with the last 20 minutes spent in a fun group activity.
You choose the dates that work for you!

We are looking for enthusiastic Readers and energetic Volunteers for Ready, Set, Read! which begins Tuesday, July 2 and runs until Friday, August 9, 2014.
Choose the location(s) most convenient for you:

Please register online!

Main Branch (Downtown)
10 - 11 a.m.
Monday - Friday
July 2 - August 8, 2014
The Crossings Branch (Westside)
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday
July 3 - August 7, 2014


Summer Children's Program Guide

Our summer programs for Kids begin on Wednesday, July 2 and run until Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Join us at The Crossings Branch (Westside) Monday through Thursday for the following programs:
Ready, Set, Read! (Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)  For this program only, please register online.
All other programs are Drop-In:
Babes in the Library (Monday mornings)
Time for Two's (Tuesday mornings)
Storytime Adventure (Wednesday mornings)

Join us at The Main Branch (downtown) Monday through Saturday for the following programs:
Ready, Set, Read!  (Monday - Friday, 10 - 11 a.m.)  For this program only, please register online.
All other programs are Drop-In:
small 'n TALL (Tuesday mornings)
Movie Afternoons (Tuesday afternoons)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Movie Week (July 22, 23, 24)
Horse Radish Puppet Show (Thursday afternoons)
NEW!  small 'n TALL (Saturday mornings)

For more details, download a Summer Children's Program Guide!

What's with all the hoopla?

Stream and download thousands of movie, TV, music, and audiobook titles from hoopla using your library card. Get started with hoopla!

Need more help? Attend our tutorial session, Tuesday, August 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Theatre Gallery (Main Branch).

The World Is Your Muse: Introduction to Writing Nonfiction for Kids

 Are you a knowledge junkie? The person your friends trust to explain things clearly, and make them fun? Nonfiction publishers dramatically outnumber fiction publishers, and they are hungry for unique kid-friendly content. Discover the wide world of topics and formats in children's nonfiction, and find your perfect fit.

July and August movies

This summer, enjoy the wide world of movies made from books.

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

Library Events Calendar

Week of July 28 2014

Calendar Legend

Main Branch
The Crossings Branch