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WE’RE HIRING: We are currently seeking two Circulation Clerks Part time up to 23 hours per week and Part time 6-13 hours per week. Work hours will vary – both positions must be available to work days, evenings and weekends. Starting wage is $15 per hour. Please indicate which position you are applying for in your application. Please apply with cover letter and resume by Monday, July 22, 2019 at 5pm. Apply by email: mcmpl@prl.ab.ca, fax at (403) 782-3329, or in person at the library. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please

Book Club will be meeting Tuesday, August 6, 7pm in the library, to discuss Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce. New members always welcome.

Four Eyes Film Series: Everyone’s favourite small town film series will return in September. Check back at the end of summer for the fall line-up!

Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale: Saturday, July 27, 10am-5pm in the library. Hundreds of items! Something for everyone! $1/item or $5/bag. Donations for the sale gratefully accepted at the library.
The Library will be collecting donations for Red Deer’s Street Ties Youth Outreach Program at our book sale. Street Ties is a drop-in centre where youth ages 13-21 can get what they need to minimize the risks they face on the street. No matter the choices they make, they are welcome every day or whenever they wish to visit. The program is in particular need of the following items:  Non-perishable food items, especially snacks and cereal; new, clean, empty water bottles for water; hygiene items including toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorants, menstrual products, hair brushes; new socks and underwear. Thank you for your support!

Read Around the World! Summer Reading Challenge for Adults and Teens!: Challenge yourself with a literary trip around the world. Read six books set on different continents and win some fantastic prizes. Pick up a booklist at the library and get started today! The challenge runs July 10 through Sept 3!

Children's Programs: Click here for info about our FREE Summer Reading Club.

Regular and special craft programs for Adults: Colouring, knitting, card making and crafts!

Genealogy Club: The library provides a time and space on the third Tuesday of the month, for family history enthusiasts to convene and share tips, advice and stories. Everyone is welcome to attend drop-in meetings -- no registration required. Genealogy Club will break for the summer. Ancestry.ca is now available for public use (in the library or via the library WiFi only). The club will break for the summer.

Armchair Travel and Local History will return in the fall.