Library News

Join Our Team!

July 25 2023

Student Circulation Assistant We are looking for a high school student to become our new Student Circulation Assistant. If you love to promote reading and life-long learning, then this part-time position is for you. Duties Include: Provide front-line service to library…

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World Emoji Day Challenge

July 17 2023

World Emoji Day takes place each year on July 17. The purpose is to promote the use of emojis and spread the enjoyment that they bring. The date was chosen because July 17 is the date marked on the Calendar emoji. It has since become a popular date for tech companies to…

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Ice Cream Colouring Contest

June 5 2023

We are holding a colouring contest for all ages for a chance to win some ice cream treats. Colouring sheets are available for both children and adults.  Deadline to drop off: June 28, 2023 Are you hungry for a summer of fun? Check out our Summer Reading Program for activities…

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Author Visit

April 20 2023

M.L. Mercy will be stopping at Wainwright Public Library for a book reading and signing of her debut novel "The Sound of Crickets." She is a local author from the Paradise Valley area. This visit is open to everyone. April 25, 2023 at 6:30pm

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Love Your Library

February 4 2023

Comment below with what you love about the library for a chance to win some sweet treats! Draw will be made March 1, 2023.

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Join Our Team!

February 2 2023

Summer Programmer We are looking for a post secondary student to become our Summer Programmer for May to August 2023. This position involves planning and executing our successful Summer Reading Program for children of all ages. This position is also responsible for greeting…

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Adventure Awaits in a Book

February 1 2023

Looking for something new and exciting? Check out a specially wrapped book from our display and embark on a new journey. Stop in today to be adventurous without breaking a sweat. We have wrapped up a selection of books in brown wrap and then wrote the first line line on…

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Wainwright Youth Art Show

January 30 2023

Wainwright Youth Art Show – Feb 18-25, 2023Come out and see the talent and creativity of our local youth! The Youth Art Show is featuring pieces from local youth within 100km of Wainwright. For more information, check out our Youth Art Show page. 

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Friday 15

January 6 2023

On Fridays in January and February, we work together as a community to get the highest percentage of people reading for 15 minutes at some point during the day. This can include reading anything—a magazine, a book, some educational material, even Facebook! As long as…

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Winter Reading Program 2023

January 1 2023

The Winter Reading Program is back! Adventure Awaits at the Library!It's most likely you'll be spending time inside over the next several weeks avoiding colder temperatures and snow. Chase away the winter blues by joining our system-wide Winter Reading Program. The program…

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Cookie Swap 2022

December 22 2022

We held a cookie exchange on December 13, 2022 and there were 7 different tasty cookies shared. Each participant was required to bring six packages of cookies packaged by the half dozen and was able to go home with six assorted packages of cookies. We asked each baker to…

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Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaways

December 5 2022

We have wrapped 12 books in four age categories. Stop in the library to enter the draw for a chance to win.  Draws will start on Dec. 10, 2022

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Give the Gift of Reading

December 2 2022

Share your love of the library! Purchase a new membership or renew an existing one and receive a gift certificate of the same value to share with someone else.  Library Memberships make great stocking stuffers. It is the one gift that keeps on giving all year long! Dec…

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Black Friday BOGO

November 21 2022

Nov 25, 2022 only Purchase a new membership or renew an existing one and receive a gift certificate of the same value to share with someone else.

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Disguise a Gingerbread Man Program

November 18 2022

Dec. 3, 2022Come and go 1-3pmOpen to all agesNo pre-registration is required Decorate a gingerbread man like a book character. We will provide the template and all materials needed. You can also enter your creation into our Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest for a chance…

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Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest

November 12 2022

Disguise a gingerbread man as your favourite book character and enter it for a chance to win. This contest is open to all ages. Download the gingerbread man template and print. You can decorate the template or use the template to trace onto a piece of cardboard, fun foam,…

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Gingerbread Hunt

November 11 2022

How many can you find? We have gingerbread people and houses hiding in the Children's Library. Pick up a form and see how many you can find. Stop at the circulation desk with your form and receive a treat for participating. The Gingerbread Hunt runs from Nov. 12 - Dec.…

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Remembrance Day

November 8 2022

Wainwright Public Library will be closed in honour of Remembrance Day! 

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October 3 2022

Wainwright Public Library will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2022 for Thanksgiving. 

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Library Loot

September 6 2022

What treasure did you pick up today? Post a photo of your library loot using #WPLloot22 and be entered to win a free membership renewal! Your photo can include the books or movies you checked out, the craft kit you picked up or as simple as a colouring page. The contest…

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