Wednesday Movie – Learning to Drive


Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 (90 min., 14A)

As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other’s company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.

Tween and Teen Craft – Funky Salt Art

funky sand art

Monday, February 29, 7:00

Do you want something unique to decorate your room with?  Then enjoy designing your own Funky Salt Art creation!   For ages 9-15.  All materials supplied.  Call 763-8496 to register beginning on Monday, February 8.  Space is limited.

D.I.Y. Adult Craft Night – Painted Wine Glasses


Monday, February 22, 7:00

Turn an ordinary wine glass into a beautiful decorative piece for your home!
Call 763-8496 to register beginning on Tuesday, February 2.  Materials are supplied.  Space is limited.

Explore Lifelong Learning Presents: Expanding Horizons for Seniors – Laptop Labs


Tuesday, February 9, 7:00 OR Friday, February 12, 9:30

Interested in learning about computers but not sure how to get started? In this program, you’ll learn the basics of the laptop computers and how to use the touch pad. We’ll also do some internet searches. Please have your library card number and PIN on hand.  Call 763-8496 to register beginning on Tuesday, February 2.  Space is limited.


Four O’Clock Fun


Wednesdays at 4:00

Winter Session – Register for tons of fun on Wednesdays at 4:00!
Registration is ongoing for this nine week program.  Call (306)763-8496  to register.
In Four O’Clock Fun, children meet for stories and exciting activities including crafts, experiments, and more.
This 45 minute program is suitable for children ages 6 to 9.

Drop-In Winter 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.  The first week of story times for the winter session will be January 4-7.
Day cares are welcome to drop-in as well, but please call ahead!
Bring Your Babies
Thursdays at 11:00
Bring Your Babies introduces your little one to the delightful world of stories, rhymes, bounces, and songs.
This 20 minute program is suitable for infants under 2, accompanied by an adult.
Preschool Story Time
Mondays at 10:30, Tuesdays at 10:30, Tuesdays at 2:00, and Wednesdays at 2:00
Bring your children to enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, rhymes, coloring, crafts, and other activities.
This 45 minute program is suitable for children ages 2 to 5.

Introducing the 3M Cloud Library

John M. Cuelenaere Public Library is excited to announce another addition to our digital media services!
Introducing the 3M Cloud Library for eBooks!


The 3M Cloud Library is the newest addition to our digital media collection, exclusively for Prince Albert patrons. No more sharing eBooks around the whole province! You can download the app for your desktop computer or your mobile device and instantly have access to eBooks.

Our 3M Cloud Library collection is small right now, but will soon grow! If you have any suggestions for books you would like to see on the 3M Cloud Library shelves please follow this link and fill out the form:

To download the 3M Cloud Library desktop app please visit or visit your mobile device’s app store. Compatible devices include: Apple, Android, Windows, Nook, and Kindle Fire.

To access the 3M Cloud Library through our website go to the eBook & eAudiobook page under the Collections tab. There you will find links where you can download the app from, browse and borrow online, and tutorials on how to use the app.

To help you get started with the 3M Cloud Library here are some handy informational documents and links to instructional videos!

Exciting New Digital Magazine Service at JMCPL

John M. Cuelenaere Public Library is very excited to announce the addition of a new product to our ever growing digital media collection!!


Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine service that allows people to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of the library. Flipster offers 38 titles including many of the same titles that were most popular in Zinio, our previous digital magazine service. Flipster is available online and through a mobile app you can download through your device’s app store. Flipster can be found under News & Magazine section in the Databases tab on our website.

There are also short instructional videos you can view:

 Flipster for desktop (computer):

 Flipster for mobile (tablets):

Also, courtesy of Wapiti Regional Library here are some instructional documents:

PIN PSA 2 09.24.15

For more information on the migration of our library catalogue please visit:

Sounds like a lot of hoopla to me…

Hoopla Digital

It’s possibly too good to be true but we assure you there ain’t no hoopla around here!

Hoopla Digital is an innovative new 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!