Monday, January 28, 2008

Library Update - January 28th, 2008

Musical Interludes

Escape your office and bring your lunch for another season of Musical Interludes at the Library. Join us on Wednesdays from 12:15 to 12:45 throughout the month of February.
Feb 6   Christopher Murphy - Hand drum and Irish folk ballads

Feb 13  Monica Littleton - Piano selections

Feb 20  GPRC Jazz Ensemble

Feb 27  People’s White Crane Kung Fu Association - Lion Dance

Friends of the Library Spring Silent Auction

Join the Friends of the Grande Prairie Public Library for their annual Silent Auction in the Library from Tuesday, February 19th to Saturday, March 15th, 2007. 

Exciting items including a miniature figurine from the Trail of Painted Ponies and a hockey stick autographed by the Edmonton Oilers will be auctioned to support the purchase of furnishings and equipment for the new Library due to open in 2009.

New Online Research Tools

Have you been wanting to work on your motorcycle or dirt bike in preparation for the riding season, but don’t have a manual? Look no further than your Library.  Bundled with your Library membership, you have access to over 30 online research tools.  New for 2008 is the Small Engine Repair Reference Center, the Home Improvement Reference Center, World Book Online and World Book Kids.

No School Zone at the Grande Prairie Public Library

Need to debrief after school? Have fun learning about the concept and origin of Art Trading Cards and enjoy making your own to exchange with your fellow students at the end of this workshop.  For ages 11 – 14. Register by calling (780) 532-3580 ext 226.
Date: Wednesday, February 6 
Time:  3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Have a Heart: Food for Fines Days
February 13 & 14, 2008 will be Food for Fines Days at the Grande Prairie Public Library.  The Library will waive fines on one overdue item for each non-perishable food item you bring.  The Library will be accepting non-perishable food items and toiletries for the Salvation Army Food Bank. Do you have fines on five overdue items?  Then bring five food items! Don't have fines?  Feel free to bring a donation anyway! Call the Library at (780) 532-3580 for details.

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