What's Happening at SCL

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. Registration required where noted. Use arrows to filter by audience! For more info, contact us at 780-410-8600.

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Family Storytime
9:45 - 10:15 am
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 9:45 - 10:15 am
(Tue, Sep 5 - Nov 28)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Bookmobile at Brookville Hall
10:30 - 11:30 am
 Bookmobile at Brookville Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Bookmobile
The Bookmobile visits Brookville Hall every Tuesday morning.   Attend the Parent Link Stay and Play Program at the Hall from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and visit the Bookmobile whil...read more
Family Storytime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Tue, Sep 5 - Nov 28)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Stay and Play
1:30 - 3:00 pm
 Stay and Play
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
(Tue, Sep 12 - Nov 28)

Central Library
Drop-in
Preschool children and caregivers
Readmore Hall
Join Parent Link staff and their cupboard full of "edutainment" activities for some fun guided play. A wonderful opportunity to meet other parents, spend time with your child and learn about parenting resources and serv...read more
Teen Writing Group
6:30 - 8:00 pm
 Teen Writing Group
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
(Tue, Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 28)

Central Library
Register
Grades 7 - 12
Birch Room
Gather monthly with other teens who have a passion for writing. Share your works in progress, get feedback, learn new techniques and get inspired. Connect with published authors and become part of a writing community. Whether you've never written ...read more

A Ten-Year Travel Adventure
7:00pm - 8:30pm
 A Ten-Year Travel Adventure
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Library
Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
Community Centre Meeting Rooms 3 & 4
Shahla and Peter traveled the world for a decade, journeying well off the beaten track. This ten-year travel adventure produced fascinating stories, photos, and a unique relationship.


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Bookmobile at St. Lukes Daycare
9:30 am - 10:00 am
 Bookmobile at St. Lukes Daycare
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
(Wednesdays, Sept 13 Oct 4, 25 Nov 15 Dec 6)

Bookmobile
Every third Wednesday, the Bookmobile visits St. Luke's Daycare at St. Luke's School in South Cooking Lake from 9:30 am  - 10:00 am.
Toddler Time
9:45 - 10:15 am
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 9:45 - 10:15 am
(Wed, Sep 6 - Nov 29)

Central Library
Drop In
Ages 1 - 3 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
An interactive program filled with songs, rhymes, stories and lots of movement. Perfect for confident walkers and toddlers on the go.

 
Preschool Storytime
9:45 - 10:15 am
 Preschool Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 9:45 - 10:15 am
(Wed, Sep 6 - Nov 29)

Central Library
Register
Ages 3 - 5 years, unparented
Storybook Cottage
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities designed to develop imagination, language and listening skills. Ideal for children ready for an independent experience.
Note: This is an unparented program.
 

Genealogist in the House
10:00am - 12:00pm
 Genealogist in the House
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Drop-in
Main Floor Information Desk
Researching your family history? Our genealogy experts will help you find ways to make your research easier.



 
Homeschool Wednesdays: Art Attack
10:00 - 11:15 am
Homeschool Wednesdays: Art Attack
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10:00 - 11:15 am
Central Library
Register
Grades 2 - 9, parents welcome
Community Centre Meeting Rooms 3 & 4
Join art teacher Gloria Elliott and create your own bold artistic expression of shape and color.
Meet other homeschool students and explore a variety of curriculum topics in a fun atmosphere. Each wee...read more
Bookmobile at Cloverbar Pioneer Court
10:30 - 11:30 am
Bookmobile at Cloverbar Pioneer Court
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10:30 - 11:30 am
(Wednesdays, January 25, February 15, March 8, 29 April 19, May 10, 31 June 21 July 12 Aug 2, 23 Sept 13 Oct 4, 25 Nov 15, Dec 6 10:30 - 11:30 am)

Bookmobile
Every three weeks (Wednesdays) the Bookmobile visits Cloverbar Pioneer Court located on Mission street.  Everyone Welcome!
Family Storytime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Wed, Sep 6 - Nov 29)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Storybook Cottage
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Baby Laptime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Baby Laptime
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Wed, Sep 6 - Nov 29)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages birth - 12 months, parented
Readmore Hall
Rhymes, songs and simple stories to delight and stimulate your baby's senses. Ideal for babies not yet walking.
Getting Started with Android
2:00 - 3:30pm
 Getting Started with Android
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2:00 - 3:30pm
(Wednesday, Oct. 11, 18, 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm)

Central Library
Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
Birch Room
Let's cover the basics: using the touchscreen, connecting to the internet and downloading apps. (This is a 3-week class.)
Please bring your fully charged Android smartphone or tablet with you.


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Poetry Discussion Group
2:00 - 4:00pm
 Poetry Discussion Group
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2:00 - 4:00pm
Central Library
Drop-in
Birch Room
For anyone who enjoys poetry and would like to meet others to talk about what they've read or written. Each month will feature a different theme. Last Wednesday of the month (except Dec).




 
Storytelling for Adults
7:00 - 8:30pm
 Storytelling for Adults
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Central Library
Drop-in
Willow Room
Attend a gathering of enthusiastic storytellers as they share tales, tall and true. Powered by T.A.L.E.S. Strathcona. For details visit talesstorytelling.com or call Mary Ann at 780-941-3843.


 
Drop-in ESL
7:00 - 8:45pm
 Drop-in ESL
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7:00 - 8:45pm
Central Library
Drop-in, every Wednesday
Aspen Room
$10, if you can
CALLS will offer drop-in ESL classes on Wednesday evenings. All levels welcome. No registration needed. For more information, call the Community Adult Learning and Literacy Society (CALLS) 780-464-8441 or visit read more
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Toddler Time
9:45 - 10:15 am
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Oct. 26, 9:45 - 10:15 am
(Thu, Sep 7 - Nov 30)

Central Library
Drop In
Ages 1 - 3 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
An interactive program filled with songs, rhymes, stories and lots of movement. Perfect for confident walkers and toddlers on the go.
 
Family Storytime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Thu, Sep 7 - Nov 30)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Storybook Cottage
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
ESL Circle
1:00 - 2:45pm
 ESL Circle
Thursday, Oct. 26, 1:00 - 2:45pm
Central Library
Drop-in, every Thursday
Willow Room
Practice English with other ESL students. An ESL teacher will help you. For more information, call the Community Adult Learning and Literacy Society (CALLS) 780-464-8441 or visit http://www.whatdidyoulearntoda...read more
Preschool Storytime
2:00 - 2:30 pm
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2:00 - 2:30 pm
(Thu, Sep 7 - Nov 30)

Central Library
Register
Ages 3 - 5 years, unparented
Storybook Cottage
Stories, rhymes, songs and activities designed to develop imagination, language and listening skills. Ideal for children ready for an independent experience.
Note: This is an unparented program.
 

Baby Laptime
2:00 - 2:30 pm
 Baby Laptime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2:00 - 2:30 pm
(Thu, Sep 7 - Nov 30)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages birth - 12 months, parented
Readmore Hall
Rhymes, songs and simple stories to delight and stimulate your baby's senses. Ideal for babies not yet walking.
Book Club @ Common Ground Cafe
3:00 - 4:00pm
 Book Club @ Common Ground Cafe
Thursday, Oct. 26, 3:00 - 4:00pm
Common Ground Community Cafe
Drop-in
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
Join us for a lively discussion inspired by thought-provoking books. Hosted by Library staff at the Common Ground Com...read more
Cube Club
4:00 - 5:00 pm
 Cube Club
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
(Thu, Sep 28, Oct 26, Nov 23)

Central Library
Register
Grades 4 - 9
Readmore Hall
Learn the art of solving the Rubik's Cube. Beginner to experienced cubers welcome. Bring your own cube or borrow one of ours. Attending all three sessions will give you the best chance of mastering the cube.

Antler Lake Family Storytime
6:30 - 7:00 pm
 Antler Lake Family Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 26, 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Bookmobile
1/2 hour of stories, music & movement aimed at 3-6 year olds and their families. Siblings of all ages welcome.
Thursdays 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Antler Lake/Uncas Community hall
1A, 52343 Range Road 211

Hanging out with Hawk Owls
7:00pm - 8:30pm
 Hanging out with Hawk Owls
Thursday, Oct. 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Library
Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
Community Centre Meeting Rooms 3 & 4
With stories and photos, Gerald Romanchuk, master birder and photographer, gives a glimpse into family life at a hawk-owl nest. Learn about adult behavior, young owl development and the birds and other...read more

iOS Q&A
7:00pm - 8:30pm
 iOS Q&A
Thursday, Oct. 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Library
Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
Birch Room
This class is designed for individuals who have taken our Getting Started with iOS class but still have questions or need a refresher. Bring your iPhone or iPad and we'll tackle your questions as a group.

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Bookmobile at Fultonvale/SOC
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
 Bookmobile at Fultonvale/SOC
Friday, Oct. 27, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
(Sept 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Oct 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov 3, 10, 17, 24 Dec 1, 8, 15, 22)

Bookmobile
This Bookmobile Special Visit is at Fultonvale/Strathcona Olympiette Center  every Friday morning from 10:30 am  - 12:30 pm. Parent Link's Stay and Play will also be there from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Family Storytime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Friday, Oct. 27, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Fri, Sep 8 - Nov 24)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Minecraft Jr.
5:30 - 6:30 pm
 Minecraft Jr.
Friday, Oct. 27, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Central Library
Register
Grades 2 - 4
2nd Floor Computers
Join us as we play MinecraftEdu together! Participants will be given themed challenges and will explore new world maps, but the primary goal is cooperative play. Game will be played in Creative mode. Participants may register for more than...read more
Minecraft
7:00 - 8:00 pm
 Minecraft
Friday, Oct. 27, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Central Library
Register
Grades 5 - 8
2nd Floor Computers
Join us as we play MinecraftEdu together! Participants will be given instructions on what to build and what challenges they need to overcome. Game will be played in Creative mode. Participants may register for more than one session.
Friday Night Movie - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Friday Night Movie - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Friday, Oct. 27, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Central Library
Drop-in
Council Chambers
Enjoy a current film at the Library on the last Friday of the month (except Dec).
Movie: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Run Time: 2hr 6min
Rating: PG





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PJ Storytime
7:00 - 7:30 pm
 PJ Storytime
Friday, Oct. 27, 7:00 - 7:30 pm
Central Library
Register
Ages 3 and up, with their families
Readmore Hall
Wear your pajamas, bring your favourite stuffed animal and enjoy cozy bedtime songs, stories and rhymes.

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Family Storytime
10:00 - 10:30 am
 Family Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:00 - 10:30 am
(Sat, Sep 9 - Dec 2)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Storybook Cottage
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Fall Feast of Words: Kevin Van Tighem
10:30am - 12:00pm
Fall Feast of Words: Kevin Van Tighem
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
Council Chambers
Kevin Van Tighem has devoted most of his life to promoting nature conservation and ecological education. His latest book, Our Place, looks a...read more

Stay and Play
10:30 - 12:00 pm
 Stay and Play
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:30 - 12:00 pm
(Sat, Sep 16 - Dec 2)

Central Library
Drop-in
Preschool children and caregivers
Readmore Hall
Join Parent Link staff and their cupboard full of "edutainment" activities for some fun guided play. A wonderful opportunity to meet other parents, spend time with your child and learn about parenting resources and serv...read more
Fall Feast of Words: Cea Sunrise Person
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fall Feast of Words: Cea Sunrise Person
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Central Library
Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
Council Chambers
In the late 1960's, Cea Sunrise Person's hippie grandparents hauled their entire family across the American border and into the Canadian wilderness. Person chronicles her rustic but hair-raising upbringing in her best...read more

Halloween Drop-in Crafts
2:00 - 4:00 pm
 Halloween Drop-in Crafts
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Central Library
Drop-in
All ages
Readmore Hall
Halloween is just around the corner and there are monsters at the Library! Put your spooking skills to the test and make a moving, munching monster of your very own.
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Bookmobile in Ardrossan at Holy Redeemer Daycare
9:30am - 10:30am
Bookmobile in Ardrossan at Holy Redeemer Daycare
Monday, Oct. 30, 9:30am - 10:30am
(Mondays August 14, 21, 28 Sept 11, 18, 25 Oct 2, 16, 23, 30 Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 Dec 4, 11, 18 9:30 - 10:30 am)

Bookmobile
The Bookmobile visits The Daycare located at Holy Redeemer School in Ardrossan every Monday morning (excluding holidays).  Everyone Welcome! 
Family Storytime
9:45 - 10:15 am
 Family Storytime
Monday, Oct. 30, 9:45 - 10:15 am
(Mon, Sep 11 - Nov 27)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Storybook Cottage
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Family Storytime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Monday, Oct. 30, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Mon, Sep 11 - Nov 27)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Storybook Cottage
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Bookmobile at North Cooking Lake Hall
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bookmobile at North Cooking Lake Hall
Monday, Oct. 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
(Monday's Aug 14, 21, 28 Sept 11, 18, 25 Oct 2, 16, 23, 30 Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 Dec 1, 8, 15 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Bookmobile
The Bookmobile visits North Cooking Lake Hall every Monday morning (excluding holidays).   Attend the Parent Link Stay and Play Program at the Hall from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and visit the Bookmobile while you are there.  Everyone Welcome! 
Baby Laptime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Baby Laptime
Monday, Oct. 30, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Mon, Sep 11 - Nov 27)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages birth - 12 months, parented
Readmore Hall
Rhymes, songs and simple stories to delight and stimulate your baby's senses. Ideal for babies not yet walking.
Monday Movie Matinee - Maudie
2:00pm - 4:30pm
 Monday Movie Matinee - Maudie
Monday, Oct. 30, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Library
Drop-in
Community Centre Meeting Room 3
Enjoy a current film at the Library on the last Monday of the month (except Dec).
Movie: Maudie
Run Time: 1hr 55min
Rating: PG


 
Toddler Time
2:00 - 2:30 pm
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 30, 2:00 - 2:30 pm
(Mon, Sep 11 - Nov 27)

Central Library
Drop In
Ages 1 - 3 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
An interactive program filled with songs, rhymes, stories and lots of movement. Perfect for confident walkers and toddlers on the go.

 
ESL Circle
6:00 - 7:30pm
 ESL Circle
Monday, Oct. 30, 6:00 - 7:30pm
Central Library
Drop-in, every Monday
Willow Room
Practice English with other ESL students. An ESl teacher will help you. For more information, call the Community Adult Learning and Literacy Society (CALLS) 780-464-8441 or visit http://www.whatdidyoulearntoday....read more
Scrabble
6:30 - 8:30pm
 Scrabble
Monday, Oct. 30, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Central Library
Drop-in
Birch Room
Join us for a fun evening of Scrabble at all levels. Boards provided, or bring your own. Every Monday except statutory holidays. For more information call Ken Middleton at 780-464-5984.



 
Landlord and Tenant Rights
7:00pm - 8:30pm
 Landlord and Tenant Rights
Monday, Oct. 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Library
Register online, in person or call 780-410-8600
Community Centre Meeting Rooms 3 & 4
This free session will cover the basic rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in Alberta. This presentation is offered by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA).
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Bookmobile Visits Pre-K Program at Ardrossan Recreation Complex
9:30 am - 10:00 am
Bookmobile Visits Pre-K Program at Ardrossan Recreation Complex
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
(Tuesdays, September 19, October 10, 31 November 21 )

Bookmobile
Every third week the Bookmobile visits the Pre-K Program at Ardrossan Recreation Complex.  
Family Storytime
9:45 - 10:15 am
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 9:45 - 10:15 am
(Tue, Sep 5 - Nov 28)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Bookmobile at Brookville Hall
10:30 - 11:30 am
 Bookmobile at Brookville Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Bookmobile
The Bookmobile visits Brookville Hall every Tuesday morning.   Attend the Parent Link Stay and Play Program at the Hall from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and visit the Bookmobile whil...read more
Family Storytime
11:00 - 11:30 am
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 11:00 - 11:30 am
(Tue, Sep 5 - Nov 28)

Central Library
Drop-in
Ages 2 - 5 years, parented, siblings welcome
Readmore Hall
Explore the world through stories, songs and musical activities. Fun for the whole family.
Stay and Play
1:30 - 3:00 pm
 Stay and Play
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
(Tue, Sep 12 - Nov 28)

Central Library
Drop-in
Preschool children and caregivers
Readmore Hall
Join Parent Link staff and their cupboard full of "edutainment" activities for some fun guided play. A wonderful opportunity to meet other parents, spend time with your child and learn about parenting resources and serv...read more
    
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