June 2015 Summer Reading Program: We will be hosting a reading program on July 21, 2015 from 2 to 7 PM. We have a very creative entertainer, Oliver Samonte AKA Dr. Recycle, scheduled for a 5 PM performance. We will also have some activities before and possibly after our performer. Check Dr. Recycle out at www.junkology.com. Please mark the date on the calendar. This program is open to everyone from 0-101 years old. It is free and plenty of fun. Children under 5 should have an...
April 2015 News
April 2015 Winter Reading Program Wrap up: WOW! The Northern Lights Library System wrapped up its 2015 Winter Reading Program on Thursday, March 12. Overall, there were 1188 participants from all the libraries they serve with a total of 27,233 hours read. In Wandering River, we had 9 participants with over 275 hours read. AMAZING! A huge thank you to all the individuals that participated by tracking their reading minutes. All nine had their names entered in the draw for 1 of 6 iPads. None...
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 and M One spring...
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 and se...
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...
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, magazines, a...
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 questions or ...
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