Cheers!

Capturing Stories and Smiles in our City in 2017

Cheers 4 Lethbridge celebrates the
people who make Lethbridge great
Has someone done something that inspires you?  Post
a celebratory cheer to the individual(s), group or business;
share your story and/or photo with us at:
Facebook.com/cheers4lethbridge
@cheers4yql or #cheers4yql
cheers4lethbridge.ca

Quadruple the fun by borrowing a '4' for your photo,
ask library staff for details.


Family Literacy Day

The Library is celebrating Family Literacy Day!
Join us for a kid-friendly activities and to meet amazing people!

FRIDAY January 27
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Children's Services (Main Branch)

10:00 - 10:30 AM
The Firefighters of Lethbridge

Come talk to firefighters and listen to them read us some of their favourite stories!

2:00 - 2:30 PM
The Sports Heroes of Lethbridge

Come talk with local sports heroes and listen as they read stories.

All Day: 
Family activities

We'll have a game centre with a Blackfoot game for you to play. Then, try out some literacy activities from our local community organizations, including the Lethbridge Early Years Coalition, the Family Centre, The Helen Schuler Nature Centre, and Speech Language Pathologists.

Don't forget to Read for 15!

Spend 15 minutes reading and then make a register your reading at the library to make Lethbridge the nation's most "readerly" community! 


Read for 15!

On January 27, spend 15 minutes reading something. 
Then let us know!

The more people who read, the closer we get to winning Most Readerly Community!  You can let us know on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, by phone, by email, or by stopping by any library desk that day.  It's all to celebrate Family Literacy Day!

@lethlib
#readfor15yql


Donuts with Dad

Read a story, eat a donut, bond with Dad. 
Don't worry if Dad isn't available, all caregivers are welcome!
Fun for children of all ages.

SATURDAY January 28, 2017
Kids' Corner (Main Branch)
1:30 - 2:30 PM

Afterwards, head to the Theatre Gallery to watch a family friendly screening of The Jungle Book (2016)!


The Jungle Book

Bring some snacks and join us to watch family friendly movies.
All ages are welcome to attend.
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

SATURDAY January 28, 2017
Theatre Gallery (Main Branch)
2:30 - 4:30 PM

The Jungle Book (2016) [PG, 106 min]
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.


Saturday Family Movie: Jumanji

Bring some snacks and join us to watch family friendly movies.
All ages are welcome to attend.
Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

SATURDAY February 11, 2017
Friends Place (The Crossings)
2:30 - 4:30 PM

Jumanji (1995) [PG, 104 min]
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.


Minecraft Club

Are you 10 - 12 years old?
Do you love Minecraft?
Join other crafters to build, create, and play!
Registration for the January - February session is now FULL.
Registration for the March 3 - April 14, 2017 session will open on February 1.




Mini Minecraft Club

Are you 7 - 9 years old?
Do you love Minecraft?
Join other crafters to build, create, and play!
Must register online HERE.

SPACE IS LIMITED AND SPOTS FILL QUICKLY.


Spelling Bees

Have you heard the buzz? Lethbridge Public Library will be hosting two spelling bees in 2017. One will be on February 11 (Spelling Mini-Bee) and the other on February 25 (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, February 11 at 2 p.m. 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 Saturday, February 25 in the Theatre Gallery at the Main Branch (downtown) at 2 p.m.

Space for both Bees is limited.
This is a FREE and REGISTERED program.
Registration will open HERE on January 2, 2017.

Make sure to view/download the digital copy of the Speller's Guide HERE or pick one up from the Main Branch.


Calendar of Kids Events

Week of January 16 2017

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
All day
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10:00 am
 
1:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
5:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
6:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 

Calendar Legend

ItemKey
The Crossings Branch
 
Main Branch