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ESL Teen Readers' Club (Downtown Branch)

Thursdays: 
April 3, 17, 24 

May 1, 8, 22 and June 5, 12, 19
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room

This is a reading club for new English speakers. We’ll be reading our way through some exciting books together and learning new English language skills as we read! 

Friends Spring Booksale

Members Preview Sale

Thursday, April 24
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Friends members only. Memberships available at the door. Cash only.

Two Day Public Sale

Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Everyone welcome. Sale held at the Downtown Branch, Snell Auditorium.

 

All Aboard for Storytime Tours

Red Deer Public Library offers tours and storytimes for playschools, daycares, clubs and school classes covering general library services for children, or focusing on a particular topic of interest to your group. Tours can be customized to include booktalks, research tips or stories.

Contact the Children’s Department Downtown at 403-346-4688 to book a time.

Babytimes Storytimes (Downtown Branch)

Baby
Thursdays 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


OR


Fridays 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.



Thirty minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes for children birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Art of Friendship (Dawe Branch)

Thursdays, March 20 - May 8
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Art of Friendship is designed to help people who feel lonely or isolated learn and practice skills to help people make and keep friends.

Registration is required. There is a $25 fee for the course. Subsidies are available for people with limited incomes.

Call CMHA at 403-342-2266 for more information and to arrange a meeting with CMHA staff prior to enrolment.

Drop-in Preschool Storytimes (Downtown Branch)

ReadingWednesdays 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

AND

Fridays 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.


Stories, songs and crafts for three to six-year-olds.

Drop-in Preschool Storytimes (Downtown Branch)

ReadingWednesdays 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

AND

Fridays 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.


Stories, songs and crafts for three to six-year-olds.

Drop-in Pajama Storytime (Downtown Branch)


GirlTuesdays 
6:30 p.m. 
Ages two and up - families welcome!

Thirty  to 45 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. The focus age group is two to six-year-olds, (under three please bring an adult), but we invite the whole family to take part.

Mental Health Education at the Library (Downtown Branch)

Wellness Recovery Action
Planning Course (WRAP)

Wednesdays, April 30 - July 2
(no class May 21 and June 18)
6 p.m. -  8:30 p.m.
Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room

Wellness Recovery Action Plan™. WRAP® is a self-management and recovery system to help people incorporate wellness tools and strategies into their lives. WRAP is designed to:

- Decrease and prevent intrusive or troubling feelings and behaviours

- Increase personal empowerment

- Improve quality of life

- Assist people in achieving their own life goals and dreams.

People interested in this eight session course must call Canadian Mental Health Association at 403-342-2266 and arrange to meet with Education Program staff for admission into the course. There is a $25 materials fee for the course.
Bursaries may be available to offset this fee for people with limited incomes.

This course is cosponsored by the
Canadian Mental Health Association.

That Tween Thing! (Downtown Branch)

Thursdays, April 10 and May 15
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Snell Auditorium
Ages nine to 12

A program just for tweens! Tweens enjoy this program just for you with fun, food, prizes, games, crafts or whatever! 

Time for Twos Storytime (Downtown Branch)

GirlWednesdays 11 a.m.– 11:45 a.m.
Downtown Branch
For two-year-olds and their parent or caregiver

Toddlers are busy!  Join us for 20 – 30 minutes of rhymes, songs, books, and puppets to keep both their minds and their bodies moving! Following the program, children and parents are invited to play and interact with each other using age appropriate toys, puzzles books and craft materials.

CMHA Living Well Saturdays (Dawe Branch)

Last Saturday of each month

    • March 29 - How is Mental Illness Diagnosed and Treated
    • April 26 - Mental Illness and the Family
    • May 31 - Getting the Help you Need

Library Board Meeting

Meetings of the Library Board are held monthly in the Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room and are open to the public.

Family Drop-In Storytime (Downtown Branch)

Family

Saturdays
11 a.m.

Family storytimes run all year.

The focus age group is three to six-year-olds (under three please bring an adult), but we invite the whole family to take part.

Babytimes Storytime (Downtown Branch)

Baby

Thursdays 10 a.m – 10:30 a.m.

OR

Fridays 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thirty minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes for children birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

Art of Friendship (Dawe Branch)

Thursdays, March 20 - May 8
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Art of Friendship is designed to help people who feel lonely or isolated learn and practice skills to help people make and keep friends.

Registration is required. There is a $25 fee for the course. Subsidies are available for people with limited incomes.

Call CMHA at 403-342-2266 for more information and to arrange a meeting with CMHA staff prior to enrolment.

Babytimes Storytime (Downtown Branch)

Baby

Thursdays 10 a.m – 10:30 a.m.

OR

Fridays 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thirty minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes for children birth to 24 months and their caregivers.

First Thursdays in the Snell FREE concert (Downtown Branch)

Violin

First Thursday of Every Month
12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. 
Snell Auditorium (Downtown Branch)

May 1 - The Kids from Strathearn Studios in Edmonton are back showcasing their amazing talents.
June 5 - Red Deer pianist Mathew Peavoy offers an exciting program of works by Morel, Beethoven and Liszt.

Admission to the program is free.
Red Deer Public Library
accepts freewill donations in support of the program.

 

After School Club (Dawe Branch)


Thursdays,
April 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12 (last day this school year!)3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. 


Teens and tweens: Join us every Thursday
after school for games, crafts, movies, music and more!

ESL Teen Readers' Club (Downtown Branch)

Thursdays: 
April 3, 17, 24 

May 1, 8, 22 and June 5, 12, 19
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room

This is a reading club for new English speakers. We’ll be reading our way through some exciting books together and learning new English language skills as we read! 

After School Club (Dawe Branch)


Thursdays,
April 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12 (last day this school year!)3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. 


Teens and tweens: Join us every Thursday
after school for games, crafts, movies, music and more!