Drop-In Activity Day

Lego

Saturday, June 22, 2:30

Enjoy Lego, board games, puzzles, Play Doh, or try them all!

Fun for the whole family!

TD Summer Reading Club Launch Party

Monday, June 24, 4:00

TD Summer Reading Club Launch Party with guest Balloon Twister Macayle!

Come down to the library and be entertained with a special puppet show!  Then enjoy the very talented Macayle, who will make unique balloon creations for all as we launch the TD Summer Reading Club!

Kids, it’s your chance to register and get your reading log, activity booklet, TD Summer Reading Club web access code and stickers.  Find out about all the fun activities and prizes we’ve got planned for July and August!  Enjoy a snack, too.  See you there!  If you can’t join us for the Launch Party, plan to register at the library’s Circulation Desk any time after June 24.

Complete information about the TD Summer Reading Club, including weekly story times and exciting grand prizes will be in the July/August newsletterPlan now to make the TD Summer Reading Club part of your holiday activities!  The goals of the TD Summer Reading Club are to encourage and strengthen the habit of reading for pleasure, to create life-long learners, to increase children’s reading skills, and to reduce summer learning loss.

Closed for All Day Staff Meeting

We will be closed on Thursday, June 20th, 2019 for an all day staff meeting.

We apologize for the inconvenience and will reopen for regular summer hours on Friday June 21st, 2019 at 8:30am.

Thank you for your understanding!

Board Meeting – Postponed

board meeting

Next Meeting: TBA

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/

One eRead Canada – Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont

June 3 – June 30

Get ready for the new One eRead Canada program coming soon through JMCPL!  Everyone is welcome to participate in this Canadawide digital reading program!  This innovative opportunity is provided by public libraries across the nation!
● Similar to a “one book, one city” program, but on a national scale and in digital
format. This will be an opportunity for people across the country to all read or listen
to the same book and share their thoughts and feelings.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/jmcpl.ca, https://twitter.com/JMCPLca, or library@jmcpl.ca, and let us know what you think!
● The program will run for four weeks: June 3-June 30 (June is National Indigenous
History month, and the program features a book by an Indigenous author about
Indigenous characters)

THE BOOK: The selection for this inaugural program is Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont,
published by Thistledown Press:  https://www.thistledownpress.com/html/search/Authors/Dawn_Dumont/glass_beads_p626.cfm.

The book will be available in ebook and digital audio formats which you can enjoy by visiting our hoopla database:  https://www.hoopladigital.com/home. 

Adult Craft Night

Tuesday, June 25, 7:00

Come to the library to make a “stained glass” DIY candle holder!

All materials supplied.  Space is limited.

Registration begins on Saturday, June 1.

Summer Hours

We are officially on Summer Hours as of May 21st, 2019

Sage Hill Teen Writing Workshop at JMCPL

Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Develop your creative writing skills with a professional writer as instructor!

Register early to get a spot for this free writing workshop!  To apply or for more information please visit http://sagehillwriting.ca/teens.

Hoopla Digital – BBC Now Available!

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!

BBC is now available on Hoopla! Follow this link or click the image below to be taken to a list of great BBC titles!

Geneaology and Family History Resources at JMCPL

genealogy

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/

OR

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

Happy researching, patrons!