Design a Library Card

Chinook Arch Regional Library System and Lethbridge Public Library would like to invite Southern Alberta artists of all ages, who live in the Chinook Arch Regional Library System, to design our next library card! Contest is open to residents who live within the Chinook Arch Regional Library System. Artists of all ages are invited to participate.

Please submit artwork on an 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper with a 6.5” x 10.3” border. Digital images may be submitted via e-mail to Artwork must be representative of Southern Alberta and our community. Hard copies can be dropped off at any Lethbridge Public Library branch. The image must be accompanied with a completed contest entry form. Entries must be received by Tuesday, October 3.

Library Closed

The Lethbridge Public Library will be closed on Monday, October 9.  

Community Connections

October 14  |  10:30 AM - 2 PM
Main Branch (Upper North Wing)

Join us once a month to meet and learn about the community and non-profit organizations that make Lethbridge home. Each month will feature a different group of organizations. 

Community organizations featured: Volunteer Lethbridge, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge & District, Community Animal Services. 

Jigsaw Puzzle Race

Date: October 2, 3, 16, and 17, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Venue: Main Branch (North Wing)

Join the Lethbridge Public Library for our Jigsaw Puzzle Race!!

Does your team have the skills to take top prize and solve their puzzle fastest? Puzzles will be assigned by random draw and whoever completes their puzzle the fastest wins a gift certificate to Games Galore! Challenge not only your puzzle solving abiliites, but your communication skills, too!

Teams can be up to six players. Smaller teams may be combined in order to make sure one team doesn't have an advantage.



Momentum Financial Literacy: Credit Workshop

Friday, October 20 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Crossings Branch | Friends Place Meeting Room

In this free workshop, learn how to:
• access your credit scores and understand credit reports;
• build and re-build your credit;
• apply for credit cards;
• develop strategies for managing debt.

Click HERE to register for this workshop.

Video Game Borrowing Limit

As of October 1st, the borrowing limit for video games has been changed to 3 at a time per library account.

The usage of this collection has increased, and we want to make sure everyone has a chance to borrow games to play at home.

If you have a suggestion for a video game title we don't yet have in our collection, we'd love to hear from you!  Just fill out the suggestion form and we'll do our best to add it to our shelves.

School's Out

Wednesday Oct. 25th - Friday Oct. 27th
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Join us at Crossings Branch, or the Main Branch for fun family activities for children ages 5-12 and their parents or caregivers.
Enjoy our daily activity, plus LEGO everyday.
Free drop-in program.

Flights of Fantasy Writing Club

Calling all science fiction and fantasy authors! Come join our Flights of Fantasy Writing club. Whether you're looking to be published, just writing for yourself, or are wanting to improve your fanfic skills, this is a perfect club for adult writers who are interested in speculative fiction.

We meet on the second Thursday of each month in the Friends Place Meeting Room at the Crossings Branch. To attend this program, please register HERE.

Upcoming meeting dates are:

  • October 12, 6:00-7:30
  • November 9, 6:00-7:30
  • Deember 7, 6:00-7:30

"Grand" Time

Calling all kids and their grandparents, grand-guardians, or any other caregivers! Come join us for a "Grand" Time at the Library.

When: September 15, 1:00-3:00 PM - Crossings Branch
            September 29, 2:00-4:00 PM - Main Branch

This is a free monthly, drop-in program.

For September, we'll be making Popsicle stick frames. Bring a family picture (or two or three!) and make some lovely keepsakes!

Other upcoming "Grand" Time dates:
October 13 - 1:00-3:00 PM - Crossings Branch
October 27 - 2:00-4:00 PM - Main Branch

Events Calendar

Week of October 2 2023

Calendar Legend

The Crossings Branch
Main Branch