Updates on our response to COVID-19 and changes to service

We are currently working on a re-opening plan that will see us re-opening with limited services starting July 2. Details of what you can expect starting July 2 are available here. Our plan places the health and safety of our staff, customers, and community at the forefront. Full details of our re-opening plan are available here.

As you will appreciate, the planning around this is complex, and we will carefully be evaluating our services levels and offering limited services to start with. Our top priority will always be to protect the health and safety of our employees and customers. Please click the pdfs below for more information, including our FAQs. check back regularly for updates.

75 Days of Teen Summer Challenges!

Fill your summer with exciting challenges, and win prizes!

Keep busy this summer with our new list of challenges! Read books, complete activities, and explore your world (online, or IRL). Record the challenges you complete, because each one will be worth one entry for our end-of-summer prizes.

  • You don't have to finish all the challenges, but the more you do, the more entries you get
  • Get bonus entries for sharing your challenges on Instagram and tagging @LPLTeenZone
  • Anyone in grades 7-12 with an LPL or Chinook Arch library membership is welcome to play along
  • Challenges must be completed between June 15 and August 30, 2020
  • Deadline for entries is August 30 at midnight

If you have questions, you can email paige.mcgeorge@lethlib.ca or reach on on the @LPLTeenZone Instagram.

Lethbridge Public Library’s Commitment to Race & Social Equity

On June 10, the City of Lethbridge Library Board approved an endorsement of the Canadian Urban Libraries Council’s Statement on Race & Social Equity. Click the pdf below to read more. 

Looking for Teen Programs?

We've moved our teen programming online for the foreseeable future!

Follow our Instagram account - @LPLTeenZone - for all the newest updates and activities.  We'll be sharing ideas to help you keep busy, resources to help you learn, and ways you can get involved and help the community from home.

If you have any great ideas, you can share them with our teenbrarian by emailing paige.mcgeorge@lethlib.ca or getting in touch on Instagram.

Surprise Me items

Missing the ability to browse our shelves?
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!

Re-opening Your Lethbridge Public Library, One Chapter at a Time

Chapter 1
We are excited to announce that starting July 2 we will be launching Chapter 1 of our re-opening plan. Placing the health and safety of our staff, customers, and community at the forefront, we will be initially re-opening with limited services and new hours. 

We’re looking forward to seeing you again!

Click the pdf below for what to expect STARTING JULY 2…

Reading YA Online

Need to get a YA book fix?
Here are some great, free options for teen books!

For some of these, you'll need a library card number and PIN.  You can set one up online if you live in Lethbridge and you don't already have one!

Virtual Youth Engagement Opportunity

The Alberta Integrated Youth Services Initiative (AB-IYSI) is a province-wide collaboration between government, donors, service providers (like doctors, nurses, counsellors and social workers), young people and parents/ caregivers.

And they need your help!

AB-IYSI is looking for youth to take part in 90-minute virtual engagement sessions so they can hear your perspective on physical health, mental health, substance use, and social services.  If you're between the ages of 14-21, get in touch with nancy.zhao@abiysi.ca, and she'll let you know more!

AB-IYSI values inclusion and diversity. They strongly encourage and welcome participation from individuals identifying as LGBTTQIA+, New Canadian, First Nation, Metis, Inuit, differently abled, and other visible minorities.

Online Teen Streaming Calendar

July 2020

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