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March 2015

March 2015 Winter Reading Program: On Tuesday, Feb 24 we hosted the in-library portion of our Winter Reading Program. Our theme was “Celebrate!” We made God’s Eyes (a craft with yarn and Popsicle sticks used by some Mexican tribes in celebrations and in meditating). We also made up a holiday, wrote a story about it and then illustrated some drawings about the story. The drawings are posted in the library. And here is the story: Celebrating Muddy Day: By T, C, L a... More...
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February 2015

February 2015 New Additions! We have been inputting new tiles all of January. Most items have been non-fiction for the younger crowd. Some series includes Natures Deadliest Beasts (Killer Bees, Black Mambas and the Frilled Shark), History’s Great Structures (the Great Wall of China, the Parthenon of Ancient Greece and the Eiffel Tower) and a series on Canada in WWI. We are always adding new books in both fiction and nonfiction for all ages as well as new magazines. Please stop by ... More...
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December 2014

December 2014 Surplus Sale A huge thank you to everyone who attended our surplus sale. We raised over $150! We will be expanding our collections of board books for early readers with these funds. We will be donating the books which did not sell. Some will go to the local senior lodges (Athabasca, LLB and Boyle) and the Native Friendship Centre in Athabasca. They do not charge for books as they wish to encourage reading and to promote literacy in the community. Thank you to Judy, Kath... More...
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November 2014

November 2014 Change of Hours: Effective November 1, 2014 our operating hours will change to the following: Monday 10 – 2 PM Tuesday 2 – 7 PM. Please make note of this as it is a permanent change! Also note that we will be closed for Remembrance Day, Nov 11. Surplus Sale: On November 18, 2014, we will be hosting another awesome surplus sale. We will have three slightly used computers, keyboards, mouse plus random other accessories up for grabs. As well as books, ... More...
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October 2014

October 2014 Summer Reading Program We had an excellent turn out and a fabulous time at our annual Summer Reading Program day. We had Mary Lambert entertain us as well as had some fun activities planned for that afternoon. Thank you to all the young ones for coming out and all the adults for participating. Looking for a few more good board members… We are currently short a treasurer and would like to have a few more active members for our advisory board. If you have any questi... More...
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June 2014

June 2014 Team Toby: On May 5, we had special visitor at the WR Library. Charmaine Hammond and her special fur friend, Toby, paid the school and the library a visit. Charmaine has written three books about the adventures of their dog, Toby. They are on a tour across Canada spreading the word about kindness and bullying. We have all three books available to check out. Summer Reading Program: We will be hosting a reading program on July 8, 2014 starting at 10 AM. We have a wonderful ent... More...
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May 2014

May 2014 Alberta Library Conference Many thanks again to the Athabasca County Library Board for sending me to the Alberta Library Conference at the end of April in Jasper. The key note speakers were incredible. We heard Neil Pasricha speak about his books about “AWESOME”. Neil started the blog to help himself out of a dark period of his life. He began blogging about all the incredible things he treasures in life like walking on crunchy leaves, flipping your pillow over to the ... More...
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