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Upcoming Events at Red Deer Public Library


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Start using that new laptop, check out an eBook onto your device, learn all about apps and more. We provide individual consultation o suit your needs.
Call Tatiana at 403-346-4576 ext. 2510 to arrange an appointment

 


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July 9 to August 13 (except August 6)

1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Ages seven to 11

Spend your summer with us at these weekly fun-themed programs during the 2018 TD Children's Summer Reading Club! 

 

 


Summer Trail Tales
At Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Dr George Trail

Trail Tales returns in July with a great new title, Stella, Fairy of the Forest by Marie-Louise Gay.
Follow the book pages along the Dr. George Trail (One km loop) at Kerry Wood Nature Centre with your family this summer!

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Friday, July 20picnic
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Birth to three years

Bring your teddies and picnic blanket for this outdoor storytime (weather permitting).

 


Saturdays in July and August
10 a.m. -  11:30 a.m.
Downtown Branch
Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room


Join this drop in conversation group for all skill levels.


Thursday, July 19miceonbooks
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages six and up
(Under eight with an adult)

Program your own adventure with robotics! Build Lego robots and learn programming with Dash and Dot.


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July 3 to August 14

1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Ages 7 to 11

Spend your summer with us at these weekly fun-themed programs during the 2018 TD Children's Summer Reading Club! 

 

 


Thursdays
July 12, 19, 26
7 p.m.  - 8 p.m.

Learn and practice the art of brush lettering. 

 


Tuesdays
July 24 and August 7
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
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Ages 12-18

Get your Geek on! It doesn’t matter if you’re a n00b or a L33t, drop in and try some new tech toys, build a robot, code your own game, or play on the Nintendo Switch.


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July 9 to August 13 (except August 6)

10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages three to six

Spend your summer with us at these weekly fun-themed programs during the 2018 TD Children's Summer Reading Club! 

 

 


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Borrow fun and educational toys, puzzles and games to keep everyone busy over the summer. Remember to check out the adult puzzles on Level 2 as well!

 

 


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July 3 to August 14

10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages three to six

Spend your summer with us at these weekly fun-themed programs during the 2018 TD Children's Summer Reading Club! 

 

 


Thursdays (except July 19)
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Level 2 - Downtown Branch

Stumped by a question with your computer, tablet, eReader or other device? Drop in with your device and your questions for help.


Tutoring is a great way to help a Canadian-born learner or a newcomer to Canada improve their literacy skills. Teaching experience or ESL training is not needed to assist these learners.

A two hour per week commitment is all we ask. Training and support provided.

Get back more than you give. We have the perfect opportunity for you. Call 403-346-2533 or email adultlit@rdpl.org for more information.


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May 2, 16, 30, June 13, 27, July 11, 25,
August 8, 22
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ages five and up (under eight with an adult)

Drop-in and get together with Pokémon Trading Card and video game fans and have some fun!


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July 4 to August 15 (except July 18)

1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Ages seven to 11

Spend your summer with us at these weekly fun-themed programs during the 2018 TD Children's Summer Reading Club! 

 

 


PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 19, 2018

Friday, July 20 (HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
18 +
$20 per person

We are hosting an Alberta craft beer tasting night! Join us as we tour the province’s libraries through their local brews.


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Saturdays
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m

All ages

Enjoy family stories and activities for all ages!


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July 4 to August 15 (except July 18)

10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Ages three to six

Spend your summer with us at these weekly fun-themed programs during the 2018 TD Children's Summer Reading Club! 

 

 


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Make this the Summer Reading Program for your birth to two-year-olds!

Reading is the best way to prepare kids for school! Children aged birth to five years (up to entering kindergarten) can join this self-paced literacy program to prepare them to be lifelong readers and learners! Register at any branch.


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 you would like to tour.


Fridays in July
July 6, 13, 20 and 27
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Ages eight - 12

Ready for some reading fun? Join this drop in edition of Reading Pals Program!


First and third Thursday of each month
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
 

Join the Red Deer Reader’s Theatre Group for fun and informal acting opportunities!


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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.


Red Deer Public Library is seeking enthusiastic adults or college/high school students (Grade 10+) to volunteer their time as a Reading Pal with elementary school children (Grades 1-5) who are struggling with reading and/or writing. You will work with one student for six one-hour sessions over a two-week period in a group setting. Training, support and resources are provided. For full details, email readingpals@rdpl.org.

 


Thursdays in Julyfilm
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (except July 26)
Ages 11 and up
Registration required

Everything is awesome at our Lego: Make Your Own Movie Club. 


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Reading Tails is a three or 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. The program is designed to not only improve reading ability, but also increase a child’s confidence, communication and social skills! Registrations are now being taken. Contact Deb for more information about fall sessions at disbister@rdpl.org

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