Monday, July 14, 2008

Library Update - July 14th 2008

Anne of Green Gables Turns 100!
Come celebrate Anne’s birthday at an afternoon tea in the Story Room. Period dress encouraged. Cordial and dainties to be served. Door prizes. All ages welcome.
Registration required. Telephone 532-3580 ext. 226 Wednesday, July 16 from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

I Like the Book Better
Have you ever thought, WOW! That movie was way better than the book! On the other hand have you ever been disappointed by a movie version of a novel?

Starting July 2nd every Wednesday night we will be watching and discussing if we do in fact “like the book better”. Come to the Story Room at 6:00 pm to munch on popcorn and view the best and the worst of movies based on popular novels. Selections include The Golden Compass, A Walk to Remember and Eragon.
For ages 13–19. Call Sherrie or Heather at 532-3580 ext 226 for more information.

Discover Great Summer Reads at the Library
Discover the latest summer reads at your Library and win prizes.Keep track of the books you read or listen to between July 2 and August 31. Read 2 books or listen to 2 books (tape, CD or downloadable eAudiobook) and be eligible for prizes from Esquire’s Coffeehouses, the Leisure Centre and the Grande Prairie Museum. After reading or listening to six books, complete your reading log and enter your name for the Booklover’s basket to be drawn in September.

Reading logs will be available from the Circulation Desk or online at

Teen Reading Challenge & Online Book Club
Win great prizes this summer by participating in the Library's Teen Reading Challenge! Read two books and then fill out a draw form for our weekly Prairie Mall gift cards and the $200 shopping spree Downtown! Also, you can sign up online. The TeenSRC website at offers booklists, a place to write book reviews, book club chat sessions, and a chance to win great weekly prizes.
Call Sherrie @ 532-3580 ext 226 for more information.

Writing Contest Anthology Now Available!
Congratulations to the winners of the 20th Annual Clem & Muriel Collins Writing Contest. The winners were recognized at an awards night held June 23 and thier stories have been published in an anthology. Travel, a collection of the winner’s stories is available at the Library for $7.00

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