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The Brian Lehr magic show was a big hit! Over 120 adults and children laughed, learned and were amazed as Brian dazzled them with fire, talking whiteboards, levitation amd more. We are very grateful to Northern Lights Library System for allowing us to showcase this talented magician, and for everyone who came out to enjoy the show. What a great summer event to kick-off "Fair Week" in Vermilion. More...

Thursday July 23, 2009 03:26PM - 0 Comment(s)



Bring your family to the library to be entertained, amazed and motivated to be a person of strong character TOMORROW (Wednesday, July 22nd). And be prepared to laugh and have fun as comedy magician Brian Lehr shares his professional talent in this special Summer Reading Club performance. No charge! Brian's new magic book and souvenir magic wands will be available for $10 and $2, respectively. More...

Tuesday July 21, 2009 10:24AM - 0 Comment(s)



You asked, begged and pleaded and now we can say YES! Yes you can bring your laptops and use our brand new WIRELESS Internet. All you need is an email address and you can surf the web for as long as you need. Enjoy! More...

Wednesday July 08, 2009 12:54PM - 0 Comment(s)



Wireless and Site Visits: We will be out to your library this summer to set your wireless access point up. We'll also be there to do a survey of your public and staff computers. I am scheduling site visits now please give me a phone call to setup yours. Even if your wireless is up and running we need to visit you. Here is who I have currently booked: July 3 - Vegreville 6 - Redwater, Newbrook, Thorhild, 7 - Two hills, Vermilion 8 - Smoky Lake, Boyle, 9 - Bonnyville, Cold Lake 10 - Mundare,... More...

Friday July 03, 2009 03:28PM - 0 Comment(s)



Children and teenagers looking for things to keep them busy this summer need not look further than our own town! The Summer Fun coordinator has made up a list of camps and programs which will be offered this summer around Vermilion, including our own Sunbeam Summer Reading Program. Click here to view the list. More...

Thursday June 18, 2009 12:22PM - 0 Comment(s)



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)



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