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The Young Alberta Book Society is presenting "WordsWorth 2009", a "camp for youth with the write stuff"! Children aged 12-14 and 12-18 are invited to delve into their passion for writing at for a week at Bragg Creek. Application forms are available at the library or on their website, but note that the deadline for applying is June 22nd. More...

Tuesday June 16, 2009 06:40PM - 0 Comment(s)



Grip Magazine is published for Alberta Health Services and features articles by teens, for teens. Copies are free, and are available at the back of the library in the Young Adult section. The magazine is published four times a year, and hot off the press for Summer 2009 is the "R & R Issue". More...

Tuesday June 16, 2009 06:32PM - 0 Comment(s)



Just finishing up the paperwork for our Yellowhead Shop Hop held on June 6 to June 13. I would consider this a very successful event with around 175 visiting quilters from places in Saskatchewan and even from a town near Calgary! We will post the winners of the daily draws and fat quarter draw within the week. Hope you had fun if you participated. We sure did as shop owners. There were some real neat characters!! More...

Monday June 15, 2009 11:01PM - 0 Comment(s)



Fines: In order to change the way fines are calculated at your library we need to collect some information from you. Polaris allows us to charge different fines for each material type and patron type (code). Please visit this online survey and answer the fines questions ASAP so we can make these changes. THe change I refer to here is to make fines consistent for your patrons (no matter who owns the item if it is circulated from your library the patron is subject to your fine policies). ... More...

Wednesday June 10, 2009 01:07PM - 0 Comment(s)



The library will be closed on Saturdays throughout July and August. Please let us know of any concerns. More...

Thursday June 04, 2009 10:24AM - 0 Comment(s)



One of our patrons recently wrote us a "Library Story" which, her permission granted, I would like to share with you: One of the best things I ever did for myself was buy a library card. I've learned so much through books. I have many hobbies; card making, scrapbooking, stenciling, Potpouri and Dried flower arts. I've even learned how to use a computer through the library. I can't thank you enough for this opportunity. Keep up the good work it is very much appreciated! P.S. Through knowledge... More...

Wednesday May 27, 2009 01:57PM - 0 Comment(s)



Bring your lunch for a presentation on some fascinating local history. Robert Hendriks, author of William Bleasdell Cameron: A Life of Writing and Adventure, will be here to enlighten us on the life of this survivor of the Frog Lake Massacre.We have 10 copies of this book left and they will be for sale for $5 each. For more on W.B. Cameron, see this article in the Vermilion Standard. More...

Tuesday May 26, 2009 04:28PM - 0 Comment(s)



Children and adults alike will enjoy taking part in this interactive program from Science Alberta. Do a giant puzzle of some native plants and learn the effects of drought, or investigate, using real skulls from prairie mammels, the differences in teeth between a carnivore, omnivore and herbivore. We have five stations set up from which you can play and learn. Interested parties can ask at the desk to go down to our basement and check out this cool exhibit! More...

Tuesday May 26, 2009 04:21PM - 0 Comment(s)



We will be closed on Saturday, May 16th for the Victoria Day Weekend. Sorry for any inconvenience. More...

Thursday May 07, 2009 04:51PM - 0 Comment(s)



Went to the Vermilion Quilt Show on Sunday May 3. Did anyone else have an awesome time looking at all the quilts? Just wanted to comment on a great show put on by the Vermilion Guild. The hamburger soup was delicious as well!! There was also an art display from the Vermilion Art Club. There are so many talented quilters and artists in our area! More...

Wednesday May 06, 2009 07:47PM - 0 Comment(s)



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