Laurie Harrison has passed on another update from the public library, just in time for council tonight. If you haven't seen it recently check out the construction at the new library here . With most of the floor poured and about two thirds of the steel up the building is really starting to take shape.
Have you had enough of winter? Escape those winter blues without leaving the city - local travelers will share their stories, slides, pictures or memorabilia from where they have traveled.
Tuesday March 18
Betty Grunau - Nepal and Mt. Everest
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Story Room
Tuesday March 25
Katalin Ormay - Hungary
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Spencer Room
Need help with budgeting and developing a financial plan? Todd Williams from World Financial Group will be on hand to talk about money and finances for all families. Wednesday, March 12 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm in the Spencer Room
Check Out the Writer
Communities across Alberta will now have access to a Writer-in-Residence through their regional library system, thanks to a new program called Check Out the Writer!. A Writer-in-Residence provides public consultations to aspiring and established writers as well as author readings, workshops, and more.
Diane M. Schuller, of Hythe, will be the Writer-in-Residence for the Peace Library System and will be based at the Grande Prairie Public Library. Diane is a freelance writer, columnist and award-winning short fiction writer. Watch for workshops and programs with Diane from March to May. She will be in the Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
For more information or to set up an appointment with Diane, please contact Anna Scott at (780) 532-3580 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of the Library Spring Silent Auction
LAST WEEK TO PLACE YOUR WINNING BID!!!!!!!
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, a hockey stick autographed by the Edmonton Oilers and an original work by local artist Janice Lutsenko will be auctioned to support the purchase of furnishings and equipment for the new Library due to open in 2009.
Place your bid beginning February 19 and check back to see if you are still the winning bid! For more information call 532-3580