Girl Power!

Are you a woman who loves comics?
Want to talk comics with other ladies?
Need ideas for what to read next?

Then join Girl Power - the library’s new comic book book club just for women. We meet the first Thursday of every month at 7:00pm at the Main Branch.

What Should We Buy?

The best way to recommend something for the library’s collection is to suggest a purchase through the library’s website.

How to suggest something for our collections:

  1. Log into the website with your library barcode and PIN.
  2. Under “My Settings” (top right-hand of the screen) click on “Suggested Purchases.”
  3. Click on “Make a Suggestion” and fill out the item’s details.
  4. A librarian will let you know if the item has been approved for purchase or not.

Speaker Series: "Walk on the Wild Side"

Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friends' Place & Atrium (The Crossings Branch)

“Find the Wild in Waterton” Fair

Join us for an evening introduction to the many amazing programs, services, and locations for family fun and activities in Waterton, Southwest Alberta’s very own National Park!Find out about geocaching, kite rentals, Parks Canada programs, and more! The evening will be filled with short presentations, videos, slideshows and hands on demos.

Just in time for summer fun!

Presented by the Waterton Natural History Association in partnership with Lethbridge Public Library.


Register for Ready, Set, Read

Enthusiastic Readers and energetic Volunteers for Ready, Set, Read! can register HERE.

This program begins Monday, July 4, 2016 and runs until Thursday, August 11, 2016 
Children who can read and have attended Kindergarten through grade 3 have the opportunity to read with a Volunteer who has attended Grade 4 to 12. This fun and informal program is one hour in length, running from 10 a.m. to 11 a. m.. The Reader and Volunteer share 40 minutes of reading time, with the last 20 minutes spent in a fun group activity.

One Day Book Sale

Friends of the Lethbridge Public Library
Bag sale of adult, young adult and
children's books, games and toys

Saturday, May 14
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Theatre Gallery, Main Branch
Fill a bag for $5 or a large bag
for $10

High School Book Club

Are you in high school?
Do you love reading?

Then join Sugar High, our high school book club!  We meet the third Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Main Branch.  Bring whatever you're reading to share with the group, and help us make book review videos for our YouTube channel.

Next meetings:

  • April 19
  • May 17

May Teen Programs

Here's what's happening in May for teens at the library:

Teen Library Yearbook

To mark the end of a year's programs, we'll be making the first ever teen library yearbook in June.  It will be filled with art, photos, writing and more - all from things that have happened at teen programs or in the teen spaces of the library.

If you'd like to contribute, just give the teenbrarian your work, and she'll make sure it's added to the book.  Copies of the yearbook will be available in both teen zones for you to check out.

Community QSA

Looking for a safe space?  Want to support LGBTQA rights?

In partnership with The MAT and OUTreach, the library is now hosting a monthly Queer Straight Alliance meeting on the last Tuesday of every month.  The meetings are open to anyone ages 16-21.

We meet in the Community Meeting Room of the Main Branch at 7:00pm.

You can also connect with the group on Facebook.

Calendar of Teen Events

May 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Calendar Legend

Main Branch
The Crossings Branch