An Afternoon of Science

Come to the Crossings to do some fun experiments, learn some cool science, and celebrate science literacy week!

When: Thursday, September 20 from 4:00-5:00 pm
Who: Children in grades 1 and up AND their caregivers
Where: The Crossings Branch Library, Friends Place Meeting Room

This is a partnered program with the University of Lethbridge’s Let’s Talk Science.

This is a free, non-registered program.

School Skillz

Is your child in Grades 3-6 and struggling to keep up with school work? This free program could help your child learn positive study skills through games and other activities.

When: Tuesdays   Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Starts: Oct 16-Dec 4
Where: Lethbridge Public Library, Main Branch,                
             (Kids’ Corner), 810 – 5 Ave. S.
Register your child HERE starting September 5.
            SPACE IS LIMITED.

Spelling Bees

Have you heard the buzz? Lethbridge Public Library will be hosting two spelling bees in 2018. One will be on October 20 (Spelling Mini-Bee) and the other on November 17 (Spelling Bee). 
Are you interested in joining? See which Spelling Bee you are eligible to participate in:

1) If you are currently in Grade 1, 2 or 3, then the Spelling Mini-Bee is for you! 
The Spelling Mini-Bee will be held on Saturday October 20 at 2 p.m. in the Theatre Gallery (Main Branch). 
There will be two OPTIONAL study sessions for the Spelling Mini-Bee: Oct 6, Oct 13 at 2:00 pm in the Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)
2) If you are currently in Grade 4, 5 or 6, then the Lethbridge Public Library Spelling Bee is for you! 
The Spelling Bee will be held on November 17 at 2 p.m. in the Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)

Space for both Bees is limited.
This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.
Register HERE. Registration opens September 1, 2018.
Make sure to view/download the digital copy of the Speller's Guide HERE or pick one up from the Main Branch.

Parent Child Mother Goose

Come together with your child to enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs. Spend time bonding and learning new ways to interact.

Please note: 
Choose your participation location based on your baby's age. 
Main Branch is offering PCMG for ages 0-12 months on 
MONDAYS (10:00 - 11:00 AM)
Spetember 24 - December 3 (10 weeks)
The Crossings is offering PCMG for babies/toddlers 6-18 months on 
FRIDAYS (10:00 - 11:00 AM)
October 19 - December 7 (8 weeks)
This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.

Main Branch
 (Babies 0-12 months): Register HERE.Registration opens August 1, 2018.
The Crossings Branch (Babies /toddlers 6-18 months):Register HERERegistration opens September 19, 2018.

School Skillz

Is your child in grade 3 – 6 and struggling to keep up with school work? This program offered through the Frontier College will help your child to learn positive study skills through games and other activities. They will be able to work on their homework too.

TUESDAYS October 16 - December 4
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Kids' Corner (Main Branch)

Register HERERegistration opens October 1.

Puppet Show with Mr. Oinks

Join Mr. Oinks for songs, stories, and lots of silly fun! All ages are welcome to drop in for this program.

October 3, November 7, December 5 (2018)
2:00 - 2:30 pm
Kids' Corner (Main Branch)

Roving Gyms

Join the Lethbridge Early Years Coalition, the Lethbridge Sport Council, and the Lethbridge Public Library for an hour of engaging and active play with your preschooler in a free indoor space.
For more information visit the Lethbridge Early Years Coalition website.

SATURDAYS 10:00 - 11:00 am
October 6, October 13, November 3,
November 24, December 5
Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)


Calling all lab partners!

Do you like to create, experiment, and explore the world around you? Then join us at the STEAM Lab this fall where you'll get to try some fun hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math! Learn how to build a catapult, explore hand drawn and computer animation, discover the science behind stars and the ocean, and more!

Who: Children in grades 1-5

When: Friday afternoons from 1:30-3:00 pm, starting on September 14. The first 15 minutes will be free build time, with structured activites starting at 1:45. 

Where: The Crossings Branch Library

Registration is now full. If you would like more information, please call the Crossings Branch Library at 403-320-4037.

Children's Programs Fall 2018

The Summer program guide is available to view! 
View the digital copy or pick up a hardcopy in branch.

Calendar of Kids Events

Week of September 17 2018

Calendar Legend

Main Branch
The Crossings Branch