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Upcoming Events at Red Deer Public Library


Tuesdays, June 7, July 5 and August 2ebook
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room

Learn to use Hoopla to read eBooks on your device and join us for monthly book club discussion over coffee or tea. We’ll provide instruction and coffee/tea, but please bring your own device.

 


Thursday, August 4  mazerunner
2 p.m.- 4 p.m. 
Ages 12 and up  

Unreal Scorch Trials Movie: Join us for popcorn
and the sequel to the Maze Runner Movie.


Thursdays in July and August park
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Bring the whole family for stories,
parachute fun, and more activities
in the park! We’ll meet on the
northwest side of the library.


Saturday, July 30teddybears
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Bring your favourite stuffy for stories, games, and snacks in the park! We’ll meet on the northwest side of the library.

 


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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.


Ages seven to 11
Tuesdays,
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Downtown Branch


Wednesday, August 3tokyo
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Waskasoo Kiwanis Meeting Room

Get a taste of Toyko in the Lbrary. Learn to play King of Tokyo and other awesome games, craft some amazing origami, roll your own candy sushi and chow down!


1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Timberlands Branch


Ages seven to 11
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Timberlands Branch


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.


Violin

12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. 
Snell Auditorium

Join us for free lunch hour concerts the first Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided by Cafe Noir. Bring a bagged lunch.

 


ToddlerTuesdays
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
19 months to age two


Enjoy this active storytime program especially for toddlers!


Ages three to seven
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Timberlands Branch


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.                      


Fridaysreading

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

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


Wednesdays, June 1, July 6 and August 3ipad
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Level 2

Learn the basics of using your iPhone or iPad, including using Wi-Fi, downloading apps and customizing your device.
Please bring your own device.

 


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.


Thursdays in July and August park
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Bring the whole family for stories,
parachute fun, and more activities
in the park! We’ll meet on the
northwest side of the library.


Tuesday, August 2 book
1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Snell Auditorium

Celebrate the release of the newest Harry Potter story with readings from The Cursed Child and an interactive viewing of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.


Friday, July 29TD summer
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Ave

Join us for a nature walk led by a Kerry Wood interpreter, followed
by a scavenger hunt and a ‘wild’ activity. Bring your lunch for a picnic after!

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1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Timberlands Branch


Thank you to our Summer Reading Club 2016 sponsors:

Baby Cakes Cupcakery Logo Friends of the LibraryKids in Harmony Store Little Ice Cream and Soda Shoppe

Nova ChemicalsRed Deer RebelsWesterner Days


 

Book a tour for your preschool,
daycare,libraryclub, school class, homeschooling families
in the historic firehall Children’s Library downtown.

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

Call 403-346-4688 for more information
or to book a time.

 

 

 


Ages three to seven
Tuesdays,
10:30 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.
Downtown Branch


Wednesdayscanadabook
July 13, 20, 27,
August 3, 10, 17
10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Ages three and up

Welcome to our new story time for families from Syria.


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.                      


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

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

 


Toy Lending Librarytoy robot

Looking for things for your kids to do this summer?  
Borrow games, puzzles and toys for all ages from
our Toy Lending Library at the Downtown Branch.  
We even have puzzles and games for teens
and adults to borrow!


Every Wednesdaytechdevices
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Level 2

Bring your own device and get help using Library resources or answers to your tech related questions.


First Thursday of each month colouring
June 2, July 7 and August 4
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Snell Auditorium


What is adult colouring?  It is a simple way to express yourself and de-stress.
Try it with us. We will bring the colouring pages and supplies.
No registration required.

 

 


mazerunnerThursday, July 28
2 p.m.- 4 p.m. 
Ages 12 and up  

Unreal Maze Runner: Join up with other runners
and solvers and compete to see who can beat the maze first!


 

Reading Tails is a four-week program for reading dog
six to 12-year olds who would like to practice
their reading skills with an SPCA-trained  
therapy dog and its handler.
Registrations are presently being taken.

Contact Deb for more information at
403-346-4688 or disbister@rdpl.org.

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