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Covid Updates

Upcoming Events at RDPL


Mondays & Thursdays, beginning October 26, 2020
Four week course
Dates: Oct. 26, 29, Nov. 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, & 19
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Online Zoom Class - Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP-General) class will begin on October 26, Mondays and Thursdays, for 4 weeks. 

Participants will work on strategies and skills to be successful when taking a CELPIP test. If you want to attend, please phone 403-346-2533 or email adultlit@rdpl.org to register.

There is a $50 fee. Registration is limited to 14 people. 


We have a variety of activity kits for you to take home and enjoy! Some of the kits below can be reserved and enjoyed at any time, and others are tied to a particular program (with a deadline to register and a limited number of kits available). Read on for details, and keep coming back to see which new Kits to Go we have to offer!


Be Creative Grab & Go Bundles

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.


Evening Artistry Supply Kit

Evening Artistry is going virtual! Evening Artistry will be live on YouTube on Monday, October 19 starting at 5:30. It will be recorded so that you can do the class later if you cannot make it to the Live version. We will be providing some supplies to the first 15 who register, but those who have supplies at home, and just want the supply list are also invited to watch and paint along. 

Tune into the Live Tutorial here, or catch the recording afterwards at the same link. 

Click here to fill out the online form to request a supply package or supply list. Deadline for kits: October 8 (supply list can be sent out any time). 

Contact pklein@rdpl.org for more information.


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!


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.  


Nativefriendshiplogo

Thursdays, November 5 (Thunderbird Theme)
and December 3
(Missing the Sun)
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dawe Branch

A family program for children aged 6 - 12 and their parents or guardians.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited. 

Join us for this cultural literacy program cosponsored with Red Deer Native Friendship Society.


Join our Family Fun Facebook Group!
Sundays (starting October 4)
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Join us for awesome activity ideas for kids and their grownups, beginning with a Star Wars Reads Day theme in the month of October. Cooking in the kitchen, science experiments, art activities and more! Can’t make it at 10 a.m.? Don’t worry! The activity will remain in our Facebook group so you can access it at any time.


Tuesdays
September 8, 22, October 6, 20, November 3, 17

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
For Adults

Join library staff for an Instagram Live (@reddeerpubliclibrary) for new recommendations and mini book talks. 


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.


Thursday, November 5
12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Live stream/YouTube

Watch the live stream from home on our YouTube channel or at www.rdpl.org/programs/live


 

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

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library Fall Book Sale 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).

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 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).

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.


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! 


November 3, 4, 5, 6
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
For ages 12+

Dip your toes into tabletop role playing with this game where you are an elite team performing a complex heist.


November 3, 4, 5, 6
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
For ages 12+

Dip your toes into tabletop role playing with this game where you are an elite team performing a complex heist.


 

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

The Friends of the Red Deer Public Library Fall Book Sale 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).

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 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).

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.


November 3, 4, 5, 6
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
For ages 12+

Dip your toes into tabletop role playing with this game where you are an elite team performing a complex heist.


Mondays & Thursdays, beginning October 26, 2020
Four week course
Dates: Oct. 26, 29, Nov. 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, & 19
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Online Zoom Class - Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP-General) class will begin on October 26, Mondays and Thursdays, for 4 weeks. 

Participants will work on strategies and skills to be successful when taking a CELPIP test. If you want to attend, please phone 403-346-2533 or email adultlit@rdpl.org to register.

There is a $50 fee. Registration is limited to 14 people. 


First Wednesday of each month 
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
(starting in October, 2020)
For Adults

Streaming Live on our Facebook Page. Recording will also be available on our YouTube channel soon after the program airs.

Guest speakers from our community talk about their travel adventures.


November 3, 4, 5, 6
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
For ages 12+

Dip your toes into tabletop role playing with this game where you are an elite team performing a complex heist.