Letters for Lethbridge

Libraries are all about stories - but we're also about community!

As part of our 100th anniversary celebrations we are collecting YOUR stories about Lethbridge. We want to capture the experience of living in Lethbridge up to and including the year 2019 to create our version of a time capsule.

The stories will be gathered and reviewed by a team of story experts - including our Writer in Residence - and up to 100 will be chosen to be included in a bound copy of Letters for Lethbridge to be made available on the shelves of the Lethbridge Public Library.

To learn more about Letters for Lethbridge download our brochure and check out our writing resources.

Our writing resources list is also available online via our catalogue.

When you're ready to submit, download our Story Submission Form (please use Google Chrome).

Deadline extended: submissions will be accepted until Monday, January 6.


Calling all lab partners!

Do you like to create, experiment, and explore the world around you? Then join us at the STEAM Lab where you'll get to try some fun hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math!

Who: Children in grades 1-5

When: Friday afternoons from 2:00-3:00 pm. Session 2 will run from November 1 - December 6. Session 3 will run from January 10 - February 14, 2020.

Where: The Crossings Branch Library

Session 3 will begin January 10, 2020 and regsitration will open Wednesday Dec 11, 2019 at 9:30 am.
Please register HERE

Food for Fines

It's time once again for Food for Fines!

The Lethbridge Public Library is supporting our local food banks by accepting food bank donations for fine payment. 

  • Bring in your donations between December 1-15, 2019
  • Each food item donated will be worth $5 off fines.

Holiday Crafting

Join us at The Crossings Branch during the month of December where every weekend we will have a different craft for kids (and all those who are kids at heart) to make and take home!

Crafts will run:

  • December 7 - 8
  • December 14 - 15
  • December 21 - 22

Crafts will be set out for the entire weekend. 

Social Story

Social Stories can be used as a tool to familiarize and practise for everyday social situations. Social Stories are often in the form of a short story, written from the perspective of the person that is experiencing the event. Check it out today! Pick up a copy in person or print one off for free! Click here to download our copy today!

Tween Scene

Calling all creative grade 4-6ers to come and join our brand new Tween Scene Club. Each month will feature a different fun craft or activity from Perler bead designs, to jewelry making, miniatures and games.

Who: Kids in grade 4-6
When: Friday January 31, 2020 from 3:30-4:45
Where: The Crossings Branch Library

Registration will open on January 1. Please register online at: http://www.lethlib.ca/children

Baby Gym Time!

This free registered program helps babies 4-18 months to move, play and learn together in a safe, fun and supportive environment. The gym equipment is specialized and made for babies. This session runs Thursdays Jan 9 - Feb 13 at the Crossings Branch library.

To register, call the Family Centre at 403-320-4232. Registration closes January 6.

Maker Afternoon

Do you love tech? Do you love to create? Then come to The Crossings Branch where you’ll have the chance to make some pretty cool things and play with some pretty cool tech.

Kids who are 5 years and above AND their caregivers.
When: January 26, 2020 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: The Crossings Branch Library

This is a no-fee, drop-in program. Feel free to stay for as long or as little as you would like.

Drop-In Storytimes at The Crossings Branch

We've got every week packed full of drop-in programs for children 0-5 and their caregivers! Starting January 6, 2020.
Click the program names for more information. 

Mondays, 10:00 AM - Babes in the Library
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - Time for Twos
Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - Small 'n' Tall
Thursdays , 10:00 AM - Stories and Stuff
Saturdays, 10:00 AM - Small 'n' Tall
Saturdays, 10:30 AM - Active Play

Calendar of Kids Events

Week of December 9 2019

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day
2:00 pm
6:00 pm

Calendar Legend

Main Branch
The Crossings Branch