Lethbridge Public Library is now Fine Free!

We are excited to announce that Lethbridge Public Library will no longer be charging late fees for overdue items. Furthermore, if you had existing overdue fees with Lethbridge Public Library on January 31, they have been forgiven.

Please click on the the Press Release and Handout below for more information.


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: www.lethlib.ca/promotion/curbside-pick-0

Looking for our online/digital services? Please check out: www.lethlib.ca/digital-content

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. 


Feburary Newsletter

 The Feburary newsletter is out.  Click the link to read it online


Moving Forward

Are you looking for a job? Moving Forward is a new class that could help you find and keep that job.

This is what you will learn over 20 weekdays (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.):

  • What Canadian employers expect of their employees and what it is like working here
  • Reading and writing skills that are needed in the workplace
  • Computer basics or math skills

    As well, you will:

  • Learn about places that can help you find a job
  • Be paired with a local employer who will talk to you about your resume and give you a mock interview

    If you need help with reading or writing, we will pair you with a volunteer tutor for 2-3 hours per week during the class. If you wish, you can continue meeting with your tutor when Moving Forward ends.

    Registration begins: March 1, 2021

    Class Dates: April 12 - May 7, 2021

    Limited to: 15 students

    Registration Fee: no fee

    To take this class, you must be:

  • Looking for a job
  • Have device (computer, laptop, phone) with wifi. We may be able to assist with devices.

    For more information, please email readon@lethlib.ca or call 403-320-4701


Winter Classes

If you would like a tutor to help you improve your reading, writing, or math we may be able to help you. Please fill out the form below.  We will contact you to make an appointment to find out what level you are at. We can help you if you are over 18 years of age, live in Lethbridge, and need help up to the end of Grade 9. If you are above Grade 9 please contact Lethbridge College for upgrading. A registration fee of $30 may apply.

Questions? Email us at literacyservices@lethlib.ca.

Need a tutor? We can help Canadians and Permanent Residents.
If English is your first language, please click here.
If English is not your first language, please click here.

Want to sign up for a class? 

If English is your first language, please click here. 
If English is not your first language, please click here

Register now for Read On Classes. Click on the link below to see our winter classes. 


Read On services December 14, 2020 – February 28 , 2021

In-person services?      
Sorry, no one can come into the library right now.  Staff are working from home so we can still help you.
Join a Read On class? 
Yes!  All classes will start the end of January.  See our Winter Brochure for more information.
Borrow Read On books? 
Yes! Email us and we will get them ready for curbside pickup in a day or two.
Need a tutor?  
Yes! If you are not already registered with us, fill out a form and we will get back to you.  If you are registered with us, email us
Anything else? 
Over the holidays we will have limited staff hours, but as of January 4 we will all be back.  Email us for help.
 
Literacyservices@lethlib.ca or Readon@lethlib.ca
 


Tutor Training

Our next Tutor Training will be held on Thursday, May 6, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Part 1) and Friday, May 7, from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Part 2) over Zoom. Please register below to be a tutor. 

Click on the file below for the Tutor Job description. To register as a tutor click here

For more information call 403-320-4701 or email us at literacyservices@lethlib.ca.  


Volunteer Hours

 
Tutors, please enter your volunteer hours here.  You will be asked for your user name and password. 

Please see the instructions below on how to enter your hours. 

If you need help, please call 403-320-4701.

The registration form for Moving Forward program is here
 


Online ReadOn Streaming Calendar

Week of February 22 2021

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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