Saskatchewan Library Week Book Sale

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Tuesday, October 16 to Saturday, October 20

Come down and get lots of great discarded library items at our Book Sale!

Payment by donation.  You don’t want to miss it!

Yves Engler Book Launch – Left, Right – Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada

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Saturday, October 20, 1:00

What Beat Are We Marching To?  Left, Right — Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada will make some on the ‘left’ mad! It details the left’s failures over many decades to confront Canada’s support of empire and promotion of corporate interests abroad.  Join us to hear from Yves Engler author of Left, Right — Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada. His book offers criticism then solutions to help create a just foreign policy.

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

Drop-In Spooky Lantern Craft

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Saturday, October 20, 2:30

Make your house look spooky with this unique lantern craft using materials supplied!

All ages are welcome!

PTSD Documentary – The Other Side of the Hero

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Friday, October 19, 3:00 and 7:00 (90 min.)

The Other Side of the Hero takes us into the world of the first responder we rarely see:  life out of uniform.  Actor Enrico Colantoni, who played Sgt. Greg Parker on Flashpoint is our guide on this journey.

For more information, please visit:  https://www.theothersideofthehero.ca .

To reserve a seat please contact Karyn at kpsmedic@sasktel.net or 306-961-8231.

Co-sponsored by KPS Medic.

 

Drop-In Fall Story Times

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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!)

Tween and Teen Craft – D.I.Y. Halloween Potion Bottle

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Monday, October 22, 7:00

Create your own Halloween potion bottles, and make your home the spookiest one ever this year!

Materials supplied! Spots are limited.  For ages 9 to 15.  Registration begins on Monday, October 1.

Fall Book Club – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Thursday, October 25, 7:00

The story is narrated by Nick Carraway, who after serving in World War I moves from the midwest to New York’s Long Island. There he picks up with a college friend Tom Buchanan and his wife Daisy, Caraway’s second cousin—a feckless, self-indulgent couple of privilege.

He also befriends his mysterious neighbor Jay Gatsby, whose mansion is the scene of lavish nightly parties. Gatsby reveals to Caraway that, as a young man without wealth, he had met and fallen in love with Daisy during the war. Now moneyed, Gatsby is obsessed with winning her back.

Register beginning on Monday, October 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 – No Carve Pumpkin Decorating

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Monday, October 22, 7:00

Enjoy decorating a pumpkin without the mess just in time for Halloween!  All materials supplied.  Space is limited.

Registration begins on Monday, October 1.

Regular Hours

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

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Geneaology and Family History Resources at JMCPL

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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!