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 email@example.com
Whether you want to start using that new laptop you got as a present or check out an eBook onto your device, we provide individual consultation to suit your needs. Call Tatiana at 403-346-4576 ext: 2510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
Get active this fall, and read at the same time along the 1 km Dr. George Trail. This fall’s title is “Stretch” by everyone’s favourite Doreen Cronin and it will have you walking, stretching and laughing with your whole family!
Co-presented by Waskasoo Environmental Education Society and Red Deer Public Library.
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 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 in two one-hour sessions each week for a three week period. For full details, call 403-346-4576 and ask for Reading Pals or email email@example.com.
Books on the Bus connects Red Deer Transit riders with free reading material to enjoy during their commute, on their lunch break or anytime. Books for all ages and reading abilities are available including children’s books, graphic novels and fiction and non-fiction for adults.
Do you have books you would like to donate? (paperback only please) Donations are accepted at the Dawe Centre, Downtown Recreation Centre, Collicutt Centre, Sorenson Station, City Hall or COSMOS North.
Patrners: Red Deer & District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance (Capra), Cosmos, Red Deer Public Library and Red Deer Transit.
The YRCA is coordinated by the Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) and is the oldest children's choice award in the U.S. and Canada. Students in Grades 4-12 from Alaska, British Columbia, Alberta, Washington, Montana, and Idaho will determine which author will be the winner of this literary award by reading the books and voting for their favourite. Voting begins in October but you can start reading today!
For more details, ask a staff member or see the FAQ page on the PNLA website at www.pnla.org/yrca.