Drop-In Easter Egg Decorating


Saturday, March 24, 10:00 to 12:00

Bring two hardboiled eggs to the library!  We’ll supply everything you need to create some unique Easter eggs.  Drop in any time between 10:00 and 12:00.  We’ll see you there!

World Water Day Event – Nature for Water


Thursday, March 22, 7:00

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is “Nature for Water.”  Join us as the film Water Warriors tells the story of a community’s successful fight to protect their water from the oil and natural gas industry. Then we will explore nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century.

Co-sponsored by Prince Albert Chapter of The Council of Canadians.

Board Meeting

board meeting

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 7:00pm

John M. Cuelenaere Public Library is governed by a Board that is appointed by the Prince Albert City Council on an annual basis.  All meetings are open to the public and are generally held every second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Boardroom.  For more information, current agendas, meeting notifications, and previous minutes, visit the City of Prince Albert website.

Consider participating on the Board of Directors at John M. Cuelenaere Public Library! As a Board member, you will provide direction and guidance in the management, regulation and control of John M. Cuelenaere Public Library, in accordance with The Public Libraries Act.

The term is one year, with meetings held monthly on the second Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

For more information on how to become a board member please visit: http://www.jmcpl.ca/meet-the-board/

Wednesday Movie – Only the Brave


Wednesday, March 21, 6:30 (134 min., PG13)

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.

If you would like to help us renovate the Mahon Auditorium, please visit http://www.jmcpl.ca/save-our-seats to find information on how to donate.

Geneaology and Family History Resources at JMCPL


If you are a budding genealogist interested in researching your family history John M. Cuelenaere Public Library can help you out! We have compiled a list of resources to help you in your research. Both physical AND digital resources, as well as links to various local historical and genealogical societies.

To get started on your family history go to: http://www.jmcpl.ca/genealogical-resources/


Click the Collections tab at the top of the page and then click Genealogical Resources.

Happy researching, patrons!

Hoopla Digital – Acorn TV

Hoopla Digital is an innovative service we offer at JMCPL that allows our patrons to listen to music and audiobooks, and watch movies and television shows all for FREE! All you need to sign up is your library card and an internet connection!

There are no hassles with waiting in a hold cue, and watching and listening right from your internet browser is a piece of cake. If you prefer to listen and watch on the go it’s easy to download the Hoopla Digital apps from your smart device’s application stores! The Hoopla app is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire!

If you’d like to learn more about Hoopla or if you’d like to sign up and start using this awesome new service, please visit our Databases page, or go to the Hoopla Digital homepage!

Check out what’s new on Hoopla Acorn TV! Follow this link
or click on the image below!

hoopla acrona

Drop-In Spring Story Times


Get your children excited about books and reading by bringing them to Story Time programs at the library!
Choose from the following 9 week programs which begin the week of March 12.

Bring Your Babies - Thursdays at 11:00
(for infants under 2, accompanied by an adult)
Bring Your Babies introduces your little one to the delightful world of stories, rhymes, bounces, and songs.  This is a twenty-minute program.

Preschool Story Time - Mondays at 10:30, Tuesdays at 10:30, or Wednesdays at 2:00
(suitable for children ages 2 to 5 who are ready to join a group)
Children enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, rhymes, coloring, crafts, and other activities in this forty-five minute program.
(Daycares are welcome but please call ahead!)

Explore Lifelong Learning Seniors Computer Class


Friday, March 23, 9:30

Are you unsure of computers?  In this class learn about laptop and internet basics, how to connect to Wi-Fi, and getting used to Windows.

Call 763-8496 to register beginning on Thursday, March 1.

Adult D.I.Y. Craft – Colouring Night


Tuesday, March 27, 7:00

Join us for a relaxing evening of colouring. When you are done, we will put it in a frame and you can display it at home or work.  All materials supplied.  Space is limited.

Registration begins on Thursday, March 1.

PA Daily Herald Temporarily Unavailable on PressReader


The PA Daily Herald is temporarily not appearing on PressReader. This is because the previous owners have cancelled the PressReader service for the Herald, but the new owners cannot set up a new Pressreader subscription until the final sale is complete.

We will update as soon as we know when The Herald will be made available on Press Reader again.

Sorry for the inconvenience.