Monday, January 14, 2008

Library Update - January 14th, 2008

It's time for the Library Update! Here's what's going on at the GPPL, courtesy Library Director Laurie Harrison. Thanks Laurie!

Wonderland in the Library
The Children's Library is hosting a draw for tickets to the Grande Prairie Live Theatre Alice in Wonderland play. To qualify participants must borrow a classic, fantasy or fairy tale library book. The theatre has donated the tickets. Working with the theatre is a new partnership that holds the prospect of working together on exciting programs.

The Grande Prairie Public Library’s 20th Annual Clem and Muriel Collins Writing Contest

The Grande Prairie Public Library's 20th Annual Clem & Muriel Collins Writing Contest will be accepting submissions beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2008. The theme is Travel. The contest features five categories (Grades 1-3, Grades 4-6, Grades 7-9, Grades 10-12, and Adult) all with great cash prizes.
The contest closes Monday, March 31 at 9:00 p.m.

No School Zone at the Grande Prairie Public Library                    

Need to debrief after school? Join us for a Cartooning Workshop. For ages 11 – 14. 
Register by calling (780) 532-3580 ext 226.
Date: Wednesday, January 16 
Time:  3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Family Literacy Day at the Library

National Family Literacy Day is Sunday, January 27, 2008. Join the Library for reading fun from 2:00 -  3:00 pm and meet some special guests! 
The annual ‘Turn off the TV’ Contest runs from January 19 to January 27. Visit the Children’s Library to pick up an entry form.

Grande Prairie Public Library Book Club
The next session of the Grande Prairie Public Library's Book Club will start at 7:15 pm on Thursday, January 17 in the Library's Spencer Room. We will be discussing The Girls by Lori Lansens. New members are welcome. For more information call Anna at 532-3580 ext 234.

Bedtime Stories at the Grande Prairie Public Library             

Come in your pajamas and bring teddy for a half-hour of bedtime stories.
Tuesdays from 7:00 -7:30 p.m.
January 15 - February 5 
For more information please call (780) 532-3580 ext 226.

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