June 2012 Community Planning Session We had an excellent turn out for our Community Planning Session. We had 18 people attend. The participation and input for all attendees was much appreciated. Thank you to everyone who came and participated. We will be looking at the report for the session for our Five Year plan. Summer Reading Program On Monday, July 16, we will be having our Summer Reading Program. The program will run from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Our theme this year is “IM...
NEWS- Local libraries looking for input April 25, 2012– Three libraries in Athabasca County need your help. Each is seeking the public’s input into the services they offer their respective communities. The libraries of Grassland, Wandering River and Rochester will be hosting public meetings to identify and define how each facility should meet residents’ needs. Facilitated by two officials from the provincial government’s Department of Culture and Community Spirit, the two-hour sessions...
We have two exciting events planned for February and March. The first is a series of Meet and Greets with political candidates for the Athabasca-Redwater constituency. There is rumor of a provincial election being called sometime this spring. So we have invited all candidates for all parties to have Meet and Greet at their convenience. First up is Mandy Melnyk, candidate for the NDP. She will be here on February 14 from 6 to 8 PM. We have also heard from Travis Olson of the Wildrose Par...
April 2012 News
Winter Reading Program: We had excellent participation with our Winter Reading Program Reading Log. We had 11 students turn in their logs for a total of 111 hours read in the month of February. All 11 had their names entered into the Northern Lights Library System Kobo draw. Unfortunately, none of our student’s names were drawn. Great reading everyone! We had our own draw for two $25 Chapters gift cards for the student’s that turned their logs in. Congratulations to C. and T. Looks l...
Meet and Greets with local Political Candidates
Starting in February, we will be hosting a series of candidates for the Athabasca Redwater constituency. An invitation has been sent to all parties. Hopefully we will have candidates from all parties who have a candidate appointed for our constituency. First up will be Mandy Melnyk for the NDP. She is scheduled for a Meet and Greet on from 6-8 PM Tuesday, February 14, 2012. We will have coffee and tea availalbe. Come by to share your concerns and ideas about issues that are...
Well what a busy week?!?!?! I found out on Monday that there is a published author that has recently moved to our community. I am hoping he phones me soon so we can arrange a "MEET THE LOCAL AUTHOR" evening. I am keeping his name under wraps until I have his permission. Also in the works is a "Local Politican" meet and greet. I am hoping to get our Athabasca County rep, Jack Dowhaluck and possibly our reeve, David Yurdiga to join us on a Tuesday evening. Have been trying to find th...
New School Year Upon Us
The new school year is upon us and with that, the library has returned back to it's regular hours. Our hours are: Mondays from 10 AM - 2 PM Tuesdays from 3 - 8 PM. Our new shelving is in place and we are working diligently to get our many new titles on the shelves. We are starting several different events and programs to take place October, November and December. Keep checking this site for updates. I hope all the students had a great summer. I did. Happy Reading. Jen th...
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