Winter/Spring 2023 Programs

Programs September – December 2022 

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Mondays

Coffee, Cards, and Conversation Drop-in

Sit and sip a warm drink with fellow seniors. When we’re not playing cards, we’ll be sharing lifelong learning from members of the community on topics like ancestry, literature, music, and history.

January 16th - May 29th

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Audience: 65+

 

LEGO Drop-in

Pop by the library for LEGO building and more.

January 16th - May 29th

Time: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Audience: 4 – 99

 

Anime Club Drop-in

Do you like Anime? Join us at the library to

learn how to draw, watch, read, and

discuss all things anime.

January 16th – May 29th

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Audience: 11 – 17

 

Tech Tutoring Pre-register

Do you have tech questions or problems you would like assistance with? Come for some one-on-one help at the library.

Register ahead by emailing library@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or call 780.361.4446 to book either a half-hour or one-hour session.

January 16th – May 29th

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Audience: 18+

 

Tuesdays


Rhyme and Sign Drop-in

A space for you to nurture your baby’s early literacy skills with interactive rhymes, signs, books, and songs.

January 17th – May 30th

Time: 10:30 AM

Audience: 0-3 with caregiver

 

Chess Club Drop-in

Are you a chess lover or looking to learn how to play? Stop by the library to play or learn the game from a chess enthusiast.

January 17th – May 30th

Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Audience: Everyone welcome

 

Wednesdays

Making Stories Come to Life Drop-in

Join us for a story, craft, and activity that brings your imagination to life.

January 18th – May 31st

Time: 10:30 AM

Audience:  0 - 7 with caregiver

 

The Backyardigans Teens Drop-in

Video games, crafts, science experiments, fanfiction writing, filmmaking, and an awesome space to hang out. Keep an eye on our TikTok and Instagram to see what we’ll be up to every week.

January 18th – May 31st

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Audience: 12 - 17

 

Stichin’ in the Stacks Drop-in

Bring your knitting, crocheting, or yarn projects to the library to work on and visit with other fellow crafters. For more inspiration you can also check out the library's project resources or kits.

Every Wednesday

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Audience: 16+

 

Thursdays

 

FCSS Grow the F#@! Up Pre-Register

­In partnership with Wetaskiwin Family & Community Support Services (FCSS), learn how to “adult” at the library. From resume writing to nutrition to self-care, hear local experts’ best advice on practical life skills. For specific topic dates, keep an eye on our social media or ask us. Register ahead by emailing library@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or call 780.361.4446.

Dates: Thursdays, February 2nd, February 9th, February 16th, February 23rd, March 2nd, and March 9th

Time: 7:00pm

Audience: 18+

 

 

Creative Crafts Drop-in

Hang out at the library after school and get creative with Perler Beads, Rainbow Loom bracelets and more!

January 19th – May 25th

Time: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Audience: 6 - 15

 

Cookies & Cuddles Drop-in

Put on your PJ’s, get cozy, enjoy bedtime stories, and take home a tasty treat! Keep an eye out for special guest storytellers.

January 19th – May 25th

Time: 6:15 PM

Audience: 2 – 10 with caregiver

 

Macramé Pre-Register

Join us once a month at the library to learn how to make a new macramé project with all materials provided. Register ahead by emailing library@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or call 780.361.4446.  

Dates: January 19th, February 16th, March 16th, April 13th, and May 18th

Time: 5:00 PM

Audience: 16+

 

Saturdays

 

Good morning, Games Drop-in

Check out a morning of videogames, board games, and more.

Dates: January 28th, February 25th, March 25th, April 22nd, and May 20th

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Audience: Everyone Welcome

 

Teen Creative Corner Drop-in

Pop by the library for a fun afternoon of crafting. Be surprised by random craft supplies and use your imagination to create something awesome.

Dates: Saturdays, January 28th, February 11th, March 11th, April 8th, and May 6th

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Audience: 11 - 17

 

Teen Time at Two Pre-register

Join us once a month for an afternoon at the library. We will be doing a mixture of themed activities, crafts, and anything else teens want to do. Register ahead by emailing library@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or call 780.361.4446.

Dates: February 25th, March 25th, April 22nd, and May 27th

Time:  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Audience: 11 – 17

 

Book Club & Movie Night

 

Book Club Pre-Register

Offering an afternoon and an evening session. Are you a book lover looking to chat with others about new titles and genres? Register for one of the Wetaskiwin Public Library Book Club sessions to discuss that month’s read. Looking for more? Join the Wetaskiwin Public Library Book Club Facebook page to leave and read additional book reviews. Register ahead by emailing bschmidt@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or phone 780.361.4446.

Dates: Thursdays - January 26th, February 23rd, March 23rd, April 27th, and May 25th

Afternoon Group Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Evening Group Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Audience: 18+

 

Adult Movie Night Drop-in

Fridays once a month we will be showing a movie that relates to the book club read the month prior. Book club registration is not required to attend the movie.

Dates: Fridays - January 6th, February 3rd, March 3rd, April 14th, and May 12th 

Time: 2:00 PM

Audience: 18+

 

Events

 

Valentines Party Drop-in

Come hang out at the library for a morning of Valentines crafts, sweets, and activities.

Date: Thursday, February 9th

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Audience: Everyone Welcome

 

Singles Night Pre-Register

Could you meet the love of your life at the library? Maybe. But if not, at least you will have had a wonderful evening of music, drinks, and tasteful literature. Borrow or bring a copy of your favorite book and get ready to dazzle Wetaskiwin’s most eligible with your excellent taste. To register email pfaddoul@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or call 780.361.4446.

Date: Friday, February 10th

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Audience: 18+

 

Teen Library Take Over Pre-register

Join us after hours at the library, for an evening of fun games, crafts, or activities!

Register ahead by emailing library@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or call 780.361.4446.

Dates: Fridays, February 17th, and April 14th

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Audience: 12 – 17  

 

 

St. Patrick’s Day Party Drop-in

Pop by the library on St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy green goodies, fun crafts, and activities.

Date: Friday, March 17th

Time: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Audience: Everyone Welcome

 

Easter Egg Hunt Drop-in

The Easter Bunny always leaves tasty treats at the library. Come with your Easter basket and collect chocolate treats, followed by an Easter movie with popcorn.

Date: Friday, March 31st

Egg Hunt: 10:00 AM

Movie: 12:00 PM

Audience: Everyone Welcome

 

Spring Evening Market

Looking for a fun place to shop? Enjoy an evening of shopping at the library with refreshments, snacks, and prizes! Looking for a fun place to sell? It’s only 10 dollars to register for a table at the library to sell your goodies. To register email pfaddoul@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca or call 780.361.4446.

Date: Friday, May 5th

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Audience: 18 +

 

Green Things Grow Drop-in

Come to the library and decorate a flowerpot, plant a seed, then take it home to see the magic as it grows.

Date: Friday, May 19th

Time 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Audience: Everyone Welcome