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Upcoming Events at Red Deer Public Library


For ages seven to 11
Wednesdays
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1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join Aidan and Micaela for an afternoon of games crafts, stories, activities and prizes with a brand new Canadian theme every week! 



Saturdays  toddler
11 a.m.

All ages

Thirty to 45 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and crafts. Families are encouraged! Program runs all year.

 

 

 


For ages seven to 11
Mondays
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1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join Aidan and Micaela for an afternoon of games crafts, stories, activities and prizes with a brand new Canadian theme every week!




No storytime? No problem! signStop by the Children’s Desk and when the reader is “In” they will read you a story!


Fridaysstories
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages three to five with an adult

Join us for fun stories, games and songs for preschoolers.


Challenge forms available at every Library service desk on the first day of each month and contests close on the last day. Monthly prize draw.

July -
 Geo Cache, Scavenger Hunt -  Family Friendly Fun - Loop Campaign

August -Sports Quiz

September - Pub Quiz, Trivial Pursuit




Wednesday, July 26
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (End times vary)

Make and Eat: Gingerbread Summer Cabin Building Competition

 


Fridaysbaby
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Birth to 19 months and their parent or caregiver.
Program runs all year.

 


 

reading dog

Reading Tails is a four-week program
for six to 12-year olds who would like
to practice their reading skills with a
Central Alberta Humane Society-trained
therapy dog and its handler.
Registrations are presently being taken for the fall.
Contact Deb for more information at disbister@rdpl.org

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Fridaysbaby
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Birth to 19 months and their parent or caregiver.
Program runs all year.

 


For ages seven to 11
Tuesdays
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1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join Aidan and Micaela for a morning of stories, songs, crafts and prizes with a brand new Canadian theme every week! 





seniorsWhether you want to start using that new laptop you got as a present or check out an eBook onto your device, we provide individual consultations to suit your needs.

Call Tatiana at 403-346-4576, ext 2510 to arrange an appointment at the Dawe Branch.

 


Thursday, July 27
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
Ages 12 and up

Build a mini terrarium at Timberlands! RSVP to cbrown@rdpl.org


Fridaysreading

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Ages 19 months to three years and their parent or caregiver.
Program runs all year.


Tuesdays July 4, 11, 18 and 25
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Join us at the playground outside the Dawe Banch for this July special edition storytime! 


GirlWednesdays
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Ages 19 months to three years of age and their parent or caregiver. Enjoy this active storytime for toddlers! Program runs all year.


Fridaysreading

10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Ages 19 months to three years and their parent or caregiver.
Program runs all year.


For ages three to seven
Mondays
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10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Join Aidan and Micaela for a morning of stories, songs, crafts and prizes with a brand new Canadian theme every week! 




Book a tour of any of our three Branches for your preschool,
daycare,club, school class, homeschooling families. 

We can customize your tour to include general library services for children, highlights of the buildings, storytime, research help, and more!

Call 403-346-4576 and ask for the Branch at which you would like a tour. 

 


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Can’t come to us?  We’ll come to you!  

Consider inviting Children’s Library staff to your preschool, daycare, agency or community group to talk about the resources and services Red Deer Public Library offers to children and families.
 
Call 403-346-4576 for more information or to book a visit.


Saturdays, logo
July 8, 15, 22, 29
Aug 5, 12, 19
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room

Improve your English skills at this adult club. 

 


Tuesdays and ThursdaysALP
July 11 to July 27
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dawe Program Room

The course will build on vocabulary, practical speaking and listening skills. 



toy robot

Borrow fun and educational toys, puzzles and games using your library membership to keep both children and adults entertained all summer long!  You’ll never hear “I’m bored” again!  


Tuesdays and ThursdaysALP
July 11 to July 27
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dawe Program Room

The course will build on vocabulary, practical speaking and listening skills. 


baby with glasses and bookThursdays
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Ages birth to 19 months and their parent or caregiver. Program runs all year.                      


Fridaysstories
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages three to five with an adult

Join us for fun stories, games and songs for preschoolers.


Five nature themed backpacks that backpackwill help your family explore the great outdoors. Each bag includes books and activities focusing on: Forests, Gardening, Hiking, Bugs, or Birds! 


For ages three to seven
Wednesdays
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10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Join Aidan and Micaela for a morning of stories, songs, crafts and prizes with a brand new Canadian theme every week! 

 


All open hours in July, August and September 

Watch for the return of Trail Tales this summer along the Dr. George Trail (1 km loop) at Kerry Wood Nature Centre!

Co-presented by Waskasoo Environmental Education Society and Red Deer Public Library.

 


Thursday, July 27
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 
Ages 12 and up

Join us at Dawe to explore the world of technology. Drop-in and check out stations from Arduino to LEGO® Mindstorm building. 


Celebrate Canada 150!

Bingo cards available at any branch or onlinestarting Thursday June 1, 2017.
Complete bingo cards using books you read all summer. Contest closes Friday September 1, 2017. Prize draw early September.

 


For ages three to seven
Tuesdays
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10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Join Aidan and Micaela for a morning of stories, songs, crafts and prizes with a brand new Canadian theme every week! 




All ages family playtime
Tuesdays
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

We want you to PLAY! Make friends and have fun at this unstructured program. May feature a craft and storytime.