Adult Summer Reading

Join our adult summer reading club this Summer! It's easy, fun, and gives you the chance to win great prizes.
1. Pick a book
2. Grab a ballot
3. Review the book
4. Drop off your entry

Prizes Include: 
Kindle Fire 8HD                      Tokens for VRKade
GC for Mocha Cabana              Gift Basket from Naturalistas
GC for Penny Coffee House


QuitCore: Smoking Cessation

Tuesdays, July 24 to August 28
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Servus Credit Union Meeting Room (The Crossings 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


Grand Re-Opening

Join us for the Grand Re-Opening of the North Wing of the Main Branch of the Lethbridge Public Library on Thursday, July 26 at 11 a.m.
 
10 a.m. - Storytelling and Craft
11 a.m. - Blackfoot Naming Ceremony & Official Ribbon Cutting
1 p.m. - Blackfoot Drumming and Dancing
3 p.m. - Lethbridge Buskers Association
6:30 p.m. - CKXU Vinyl Collection Broadcast

The Main Branch Modernization Project includes funding from the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, the Lethbridge Public Library, and the City of Lethbridge.


A Summer of Change

Change can come in many different forms.  Explore a summer's-worth of change every Tuesday night at the Crossings Branch, with our free big screen movies.

All movies start at 7:00pm, and there will be free popcorn!


Ready, Set, Read!

Ready, Set, Read! gives children who can read and have attended kindergarten up to Grade 3 the opportunity to read with a volunteer who has attended Grade 4 up to Grade 12. The reader and volunteer share 40 minutes of reading time, with the last 20 minutes spent on a fun group activity.
We are looking for enthusiastic Readers and energetic Volunteers for Ready, Set, Read! which begins Wednesday July 4.

MAIN BRANCH:
Mondays, Wednesdays
10:00 - 11:00 am (Kids' Corner)

THE CROSSINGS BRANCH:

Tuesdays, Thursdays
10:00 - 11:00 am (Friends Place)

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.
Register HERE starting June 1, 2018.


Friday Write Day

Calling all teen writers!

Hone your writing skills this summer with the help of author Luke Dani Blue. Every Friday afternoon, head to the library with your paper notebook or laptop, and learn to write like a pro with writing games, poetry exercises, and more!

We'll meet at the Main Branch at 2pm from July 6th to August 10th.


Teen Summer Library Challenge!

Complete up to 45 challenges before August 31 and you’ll be entered to win our grand prize!

For each challenge you complete, you’ll get one entry. For bonus entries, share a photo of your completed challenges on either Tumblr or Instagram, and tag @LPLteenzone.   Pick up your form at any library branch (or print the PDF below) and check off challenges as you complete them.  Challenge is open to those in grades 7-12.

Grand Prize includes:

  • a bee house from HSNC
  • passes to Nikka Yuko
  • tea, snacks, coffee
  • cozy treats for your reading nest
  • and more!

Library Events Calendar

Week of July 16 2018

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