Library News

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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Recruit a Friend

September 2 2022

Do you have friends that don’t have library cards? Invite them to sign up during September for Library Card Sign Up Month for a chance to win. For every person you recruit, your name will be entered into a draw for a renewal of your membership.  With a library card you…

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Library Card Sign Up Month

August 31 2022

With a library card you can discover new and exciting worlds! From borrowing audiobooks to streaming movies to downloading eBooks, there is so much you can access with a library card. Pursue your passions and dreams through your library’s resources and programs. September…

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Blazin' BBQ Bash

June 20 2022

Blazin’ BBQ Bash Summer Kickoff PartyJune 30, 2022 11:30am-1:30pm Come out for lunch and stay for the fun! Bring the entire family as there will be activities for children and prizes to be won. What a great way to kick off summer!Proceeds from the BBQ will go towards…

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WPL Plan of Service Survey

May 4 2022

Wainwright Public Library is in the process of developing a strategic plan for library services. Your input is vital in shaping our library services to meet the needs of Wainwright residents. Please complete the following survey so we can learn about your usage of, perception…

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Free Comic Book Day

April 25 2022

May 7, 2022 Free Comic Book Day is celebrated every year on the first Saturday of May by the North American Comic Book sector. Iconic publishers like DC Comics, Marvel Comics, and Dark Horse Comics — along with others — join forces to make free comics available at…

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Easter Hunt 2022

March 30 2022

Take a stroll around your neighborhood and see if you can find the items on this list? You will have to look, listen and feel in order to mark them all off.  Easter Scavenger Hunt Form Check off all the ones you find and drop the form off at Wainwright Public Library by…

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Youth Art Show

February 3 2022

Wainwright Youth Art Show – Feb 19-26, 2022Come 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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Read for 15

January 26 2022

Read for 15 is a literacy project created by the NWT Literacy Council and adopted by Public Libraries in Alberta to promote Family Literacy Day. The goal of Read for 15 is to promote the importance of literacy, and encourage families and community members to read!  Public…

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Winter Reading Program 2022

January 3 2022

The Winter Reading Program is back! The Weather Outside is Frightful But Reading is so Delightful!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…

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Christmas Fun Checklist

November 25 2021

Enjoy some holiday themed activities with friends or family! Download the form and try to complete as many activities as you can for a chance to win! Return the form to the Library by January 3, 2022 to enter the draw.  Christmas Fun Checklist

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