Surprise Me items

Having a hard time finding things to put on hold?
Well look no further - let library staff pick items for you!

Simply fill out the "Surprise Me" form and let staff do the picking for you. Choose your format and genre from the list, and we'll fill a bag with items we think you'll love.

Once items have been selected, you will get a holds notice letting you know when you can come pick up your items.

Simple as that, and full of surprises!

Lethbridge Public Library Service Update FAQs

You've got questions, we've got answers!

We are currently offering Curbside Pick Up. For more details on that service please check out:

Looking for our online/digital services? Please check out:

Wondering how to get a card? How to return your items during our closure? About Inter Library Loans? Or do you need to talk to someone at the Library? Click on the pdf document below and we'll give you a hand!

The staff at the Lethbridge Public Library are working hard and are committed to serving our community with ongoing services that are safe and meet our community's needs.

Our number one priority will always be to protect the health and safety of our employees and customers. We are in all instances committed to supporting a continuity of Library services for our community. 

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.

Nominations are being accepted for the Lethbridge Public Library Board Recognition Award. This award recognizes an individual or organization that has provided a significant contribution to library services in Lethbridge, by helping to advance the mission, vision or values of the Library through their work with the Library and relationship with the community.

Nominees must:

  • Have had a close tie to the Library and have been actively involved in enhancing one or more services
  • Have had a positive and lasting impact on how the community views the Library
  • Possess a sense of dedication and enthusiasm for the involvement they have with the Library

Nomination deadline is Monday, February 1. Visit: to submit your nomination today.

No Fee Library Memberships!

Lethbridge Public Library will be offering memberships for no fee until the end of 2021.

Click here
to get your Lethbridge Public Library no fee membership online!

Government of Canada COVID-19 Benefits

Date: January 27, 2020 at 2:00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom

Figuring out what COVID-19 Recovery Benefits that you are eligible for can complex. Join the Library as we host an Outreach Officer from the Canada Revenue Agency. They will be explaining what benefits are currently available, and who is eligible for each benefit. Get your questions answered directly from the source! Registration is required for this session.


YQL Meets: the Sill and Soil

Wednesday January 27 @ 7:00 PM | Zoom

Join the Sill and Soil for Plant 101! This local downtown business owner will share her best tips and tricks for the healthiest houseplants.

Register today to receive access to the Zoom meeting! 

TimeTurners Book Club

Are you an adult who loves YA books? Join us for TimeTurners, where adults meet virtually each month to discuss a young adult book.

We meet on the third Monday of every month over Zoom.

  • January 18, 6:00 pm - One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus
  • February 8, 6:00 pm (This meeting is one week early due to Family Day) - Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

To attend, please register HERE. The registration link is recurring for all sessions between January-June 2021. If you have any questions, please call us at 403-320-4037.

To see all of our upcoming book club picks, please go HERE.

Book Launch - This Golden Flame

"Flee across the sun-and-shadow islands of Eratia, where runes have the power to unleash monsters…"

Join local author Emily Victoria for the launch of her YA novel, This Golden Flame!

The event will be online via Zoom on February 2, starting at 6:00pm.  Sign up for your free tickets now!

Wise Owls Pub Quiz


The Wise Owls Pub Quiz returns!

In recognition of social distancing, our pub quiz will look a little different this spring – and you’ll be able to participate from home! Questions will be broadcast on YouTube, and teams will respond via an online form. It will be new and exciting, and we hope to “see” you every third Thursday of the month!

  • Questions start at 8pm
  • Limit of 4 players to a team
  • Broadcast via YouTube Live - subscribe at

Online Adult Streaming Calendar

Week of January 18 2021

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day
6:00 pm
8:00 pm