Drop-In Craft – Caramel Apple Friends

caramel apple friends

Saturday, November 17, 2:30

Drop in and make this fruity creation!  Materials supplied.

Don’t miss all the fun!

Holly Knife CD Launch – Angel Blue


Saturday, November 17, 2:00

Holly Knife is a member of the Prince Albert Canadian Mental Health Association Writing For Your Life group. She is a songwriter who has been fortunate to have her beautiful lyrics set to music and sung by Prince Albert musician Lilian Donahue.  Angel Blue is Holly and Lilian’s second CD.

Come meet Holly and Lilian and enjoy their musical collaboration! CDs will be for sale and refreshments served!

Financial Literacy Month Presentation – Introduction to Basic Budgeting presented by Tammy Burns


Thursday, November 15, 7:00

Presented by Tammy Burns, Conexus Credit Union

Your financial well-being depends on your ability to make good decisions about your money.  How you get it, how you spend it, how you save it, and how you protect it.

Do you have the knowledge and skills you need to make financial decisions with confidence?

Find out at our free information session where you’ll learn:

  • What a budget is and why you should create one
  • Tips to help you reach your financial goals
  • Ideas to help you adjust your spending
  • Much more!

Everyone welcome!

Board Meeting

board meeting

Wednesday, November 14th, 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 on the 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 – Man in an Orange Shirt


Wednesday, November 14, 7:00 (120 min., NR)

From novelist Patrick Gale comes a tender, powerful film sure to spark conversation about outdated attitudes and equal rights. Two love stories set 60 years apart are linked by a secret that echoes through generations, from a forbidden relationship impossible during WWII, contrasted with a present-day romance that is nearly derailed by the 1940s tale with which it is deeply intertwined.

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.

Fall Book Club – Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton


Thursday, November 29, 7:00

After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution … Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country’s growing political unrest–until she embarks on a clandestine affair with a passionate revolutionary … Miami, 2017. Freelance writer Marisol Ferrera grew up hearing romantic stories of Cuba from her late grandmother Elisa, who was forced to flee with her family during the revolution. Elisa’s last wish was for Marisol to scatter her ashes in the country of her birth. Arriving in Havana, Marisol comes face-to-face with the contrast of Cuba’s tropical, timeless beauty and its perilous political climate. When more family history comes to light and Marisol finds herself attracted to a man with secrets of his own, she’ll need the lessons of her grandmother’s past to help her understand the true meaning of courage–and what it means to be Cuban.

Register beginning on Thursday, November 1, and pick up your book to get started reading!  Enjoy a great discussion and prizes too!  We’ll see you there!

Adult Craft Night – Owl Rock Painting and Scenery

painted owl wood scenery

Monday, November 19, 7:00

Be creative and design this cute owl using a rock and wooden scenery!  All materials supplied.  Space is limited.

Registration begins on Thursday, November 1.

Tween and Teen Craft – Pop Tab Wristband


Monday, November 19, 7:00

Make your own cool bracelet/wristband reminiscent of days of yore!  Materials supplied! Spots are limited.  For ages 9 to 15.

Registration begins on Thursday, November 1.

Drop-In Fall 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 September 17 and end the week of November 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!)

Regular Hours

We are officially back to our regular hours as of September 4th.

new fall hours