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Covid Updates

Upcoming Events at RDPL


 

Downtown Branch south doors (main entrance)
Saturday September 26 & Sunday September 27
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m 

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library will be having a weekend walk-up book sale from the south doors (49th street entrance) on Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Pre-filled genre bags ($10). No peeking! Exact cash only. No access to the library for the public (thus no bathrooms available).

We will also have weekday sales running Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Downtown Branch north doors.

Masks are MANDATORY. Masks will be provided if you do not have one. Remember to physically distance!

Book donations are being accepted ongoing on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon at the south doors of the Downtown Branch only. We are in need of recent mystery, scifi//fantasy, children's books and DVDs, and CDs. All in good condition. We are unable to accept magazines or encyclopedias.


Did you know that we have many amazing books, DVDs and Great Courses DVDs that can help you to perfect many creative hobbies in the comfort of your home?

To help you start, we will be offering Knitting 101 and Sewing 101 Grab and Go bundles this fall. Each bundle will have a simple beginner knitting and/or sewing pattern, materials and tools to complete this pattern and a bookmark with the library resources that may help you to learn and do more.

Grab & Go Bundles will be ready for pick up at your preferred location. Simply fill out the Be Creative Grab and Go Bundle form here.

Contact ttilly@rdpl.org for more information.



Celebrate SCIENCE with RDPL and Kerry Wood Nature Centre

September 21 to 27

Watch for videos with special guests from Kerry Wood Nature Center and more!


 

Downtown Branch north doors
Monday to Thursday
11 a.m. - 1 p.m 

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library Fall Book Sale starts September 14 and will be ongoing weekly, Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Downtown Branch north doors (City Hall Park entrance).

Pre-filled genre bags ($10). No peeking! Exact cash only. No access to the library for the public (thus no bathrooms available).

We will also be having a weekend walk-up book sale from the south doors (49th street entrance) on Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Masks are MANDATORY. Masks will be provided if you do not have one. Remember to physically distance!

Book donations are being accepted ongoing on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon at the south doors of the Downtown Branch only. We are in need of recent mystery, scifi//fantasy, children's books and DVDs, and CDs. All in good condition. We are unable to accept magazines or encyclopedias.


Thursday, October 1
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Watch live stream from home: https://www.rdpl.org/programs/live

Tree House Youth Theatre, formed in 1988, provides theatre performance and production training for central Alberta Youth between the ages of 9-17.


Last Monday of each month
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
For Adults

Join staff from Red Deer Public Library in this romance themed book club.


Book a virtual tour of any branch for your class, preschool, daycare, dayhome or children’s group. We can customize your tour to include general library services for children, highlights of the buildings, stories, library memberships and more! For more information, email kdrok@rdpl.org or disbister@rdpl.org.


Ongoing, fun, virtual stortytimes via Facebook and YouTube
Tuesdays
beginning September 8
10 a.m.

Join us for stories, rhymes and activity ideas for you and your little ones! 


Fridays 
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Downtown Branch

Note: On Friday, October 2, we will be unable to accept book donations due to the closure of 49th street. We will resume accepting donations on Fridays 11 a.m. to noon starting October 9.

Our Friends of the Red Deer Public Library are now accepting donations during limited hours. If you have books that you no longer need, we would be happy to take them off your hands! All Friends volunteers will be masked and will safely accept your donations at the main library doors at the downtown branch. 


Thursdays
beginning September 10
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Join Miss Rachelle for rhymes and activity ideas for you and your baby, live on Zoom!


 

Downtown Branch north doors
Monday to Thursday
11 a.m. - 1 p.m 

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library Fall Book Sale starts September 14 and will be ongoing weekly, Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Downtown Branch north doors (City Hall Park entrance).

Pre-filled genre bags ($10). No peeking! Exact cash only. No access to the library for the public (thus no bathrooms available).

We will also be having a weekend walk-up book sale from the south doors (49th street entrance) on Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Masks are MANDATORY. Masks will be provided if you do not have one. Remember to physically distance!

Book donations are being accepted ongoing on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon at the south doors of the Downtown Branch only. We are in need of recent mystery, scifi//fantasy, children's books and DVDs, and CDs. All in good condition. We are unable to accept magazines or encyclopedias.


Mondaysyoga
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Via Zoom
For Adults

Explore yoga from the comfort of your own home - no flexibility or experience required! Try lots of different styles to find what feels good for you. Yoga is for everybody and every body.  


 

Downtown Branch north doors
Monday to Thursday
11 a.m. - 1 p.m 

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library Fall Book Sale starts September 14 and will be ongoing weekly, Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Downtown Branch north doors (City Hall Park entrance).

Pre-filled genre bags ($10). No peeking! Exact cash only. No access to the library for the public (thus no bathrooms available).

We will also be having a weekend walk-up book sale from the south doors (49th street entrance) on Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Masks are MANDATORY. Masks will be provided if you do not have one. Remember to physically distance!

Book donations are being accepted ongoing on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon at the south doors of the Downtown Branch only. We are in need of recent mystery, scifi//fantasy, children's books and DVDs, and CDs. All in good condition. We are unable to accept magazines or encyclopedias.


 

Downtown Branch north doors
Monday to Thursday
11 a.m. - 1 p.m 

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library Fall Book Sale starts September 14 and will be ongoing weekly, Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Downtown Branch north doors (City Hall Park entrance).

Pre-filled genre bags ($10). No peeking! Exact cash only. No access to the library for the public (thus no bathrooms available).

We will also be having a weekend walk-up book sale from the south doors (49th street entrance) on Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Masks are MANDATORY. Masks will be provided if you do not have one. Remember to physically distance!

Book donations are being accepted ongoing on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon at the south doors of the Downtown Branch only. We are in need of recent mystery, scifi//fantasy, children's books and DVDs, and CDs. All in good condition. We are unable to accept magazines or encyclopedias.


 

Downtown Branch south doors (main entrance)
Saturday September 26 & Sunday September 27
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m 

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library will be having a weekend walk-up book sale from the south doors (49th street entrance) on Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Pre-filled genre bags ($10). No peeking! Exact cash only. No access to the library for the public (thus no bathrooms available).

We will also have weekday sales running Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Downtown Branch north doors.

Masks are MANDATORY. Masks will be provided if you do not have one. Remember to physically distance!

Book donations are being accepted ongoing on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon at the south doors of the Downtown Branch only. We are in need of recent mystery, scifi//fantasy, children's books and DVDs, and CDs. All in good condition. We are unable to accept magazines or encyclopedias.


Saturday, September 26
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Around Downtown Red Deer

Get your team together and follow clues through downtown Red Deer to discover the titles of well-known literary works and win prizes!