Monday, March 9, 2009

Library Update - March 9th, 2009

I'm back from vacation! It was a fantastic trip and I may take some time to write about it (or I might not). In the mean time I'm sure you've missed my council night updates from the Grande Prairie Public Library, so with out further ado here's the latest from the GPPL:

Video Game Tournament
Super Smash Brothers Brawl on the Wii
Saturday, March 14 and Saturday, March 28 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm in the Story Room.
For ages 12-18.

The Featured Online Research Tool for March is: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Centre
Are you looking to start a new hobby? Maybe you’re looking for crochet patterns or ideas for scrapbooking? The Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides full-text content for many popular hobbies, crafts and recreational activities. More than 500 magazines and books, as well as access to 333 videos and 144 hobby reports are included. Hobbies & Crafts Reference Centre offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas in the areas of arts & crafts; collecting; games & electronics; model building; home & leisure; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & papercrafts.

This online research tool and many more are available through the Library’s website at Have your membership card handy!

Grande Prairie Public Library Friends Society Annual General Meeting
The Grande Prairie Public Library Friends Society will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Are you creative and motivated and would like to make a difference? The Friends are a group that believes in the importance of the Library in the community and they need you! For more information, contact Judy Dickson at 567-2716.

Computer & Internet Training @ the Library
Sign up for a free, one-hour session on any of the following:

• Using the Library Catalogue
• Computer Basics
• Learning to Email
• Surfing the Internet for Beginners
• Introduction to Microsoft Word

Visit the Information Desk to sign up for your one-on-one instruction with Library staff

Thanks for the update Laurie! With that I've resumed posting and will get back to a regular schedule again.

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