Library News

Weekly Challenge (August 2-8)

August 2 2021

This week's challenge is to decorate a sidewalk with chalk. You can decorate with a game, a picture or your favorite quote. Once you have completed the challenge, stop in the Library and let us know. You will receive a ballot for the prize draws.  The Weekly Challenges…

Weekly Challenge (July 26-August 1)

July 26 2021

This week's challenge is to read 30 minutes for five days over the week. It doesn't matter if you are reading to learn something new or reading just for the pleasure of it, reading is an important life skill. Once you have completed the challenge, stop in the Library…

Weekly Challenge (July 19-25)

July 19 2021

This week's challenge is to create a card and give it to a neighbor. Homemade cards can bring joy to you as the creator and to the receiver of your card. Once you have completed this challenge, stop in the Library and let us know and you will receive a ballot for the…

Weekly Challenge (July 12-18)

July 12 2021

This week's challenge is to compliment a family member five times this week. A compliment is a high dose of positivity which helps make people feel good. Once you have complimented someone five times, stop in the Library and let us know. You will receive a ballot for…

Weekly Challenge (July 5-11)

July 5 2021

This week's challenge is to go on a family walk three times over the week. Get out and enjoy the beautiful weather while you walk around your neighborhood, utilize a walking trail or take a stroll down Main Street. Once you have completed your three walks, stop in…

Summer Reading Program

July 1 2021

Reading is an important life skill and our Summer Reading Program is designed to motivate you to read all summer long. For children, the Summer Reading Program will help reduce summer learning loss through creativity, discovery and FUN. Check out our assortment of…

Bricks & Blocks Challenges - Star Wars!

May 7 2021

We have some entries for our Bricks & Blocks Challenge. We asked for photos of LEGO creations based on a Star Wars theme. Open to all ages, the winner will be chosen by public vote. Have a look at the photos and use the poll below to vote for your favourite. ...

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Curbside Pickup (Apr2021)

April 7 2021

Curbside Pickup Effective April 7, 2021, libraries are mandated to be closed by the Government of Alberta. Although we cannot welcome you into the Library at this time, we are happy to bring the Library outside to you through a curbside pickup service. Craft Kits will…

Easter Hunt!

March 18 2021

Take a stroll around your neighborhood and see if you can find the items on this list? Check the windows, the ground and the sky! Easter Scavenger Hunt Form Check off all the ones you find and drop the form off at Wainwright Public Library by April 12, 2021. Each person…

Read for 15 Challenge

January 21 2021

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! …

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Cabin Fever Reliever! Winter Reading Program

January 5 2021

It’s most likely you’ll be spending time inside over the next several weeks avoiding colder temperatures and snow. Join the “Cabin Fever Reliever” Winter Reading Program to chase away those winter and COVID blues. Read your way to some really great prizes.…

Curbside Pickup

December 10 2020

Curbside Pickup Effective December 13, 2020, libraries are mandated to be closed by the Government of Alberta. Although we cannot welcome you into the Library at this time, we are happy to bring the Library outside to you through a curbside pickup service. Craft Kits…

Donate to a Charity

December 8 2020

Most charities work year-round to help society in many different ways. There are a variety of charities in our area such as animal, education, health, environmental, arts and culture. Small charitable donations have a huge impact and provides a chance to create a better…

Be a Christmas Ninja

December 5 2020

Today is International Ninja Day - Who knew there was such a thing? Over this last spring and summer there were all kinds of ninjas - wine ninjas, chocolate ninjas, etc. These were people surprising friends and family by leaving a gift of wine, chocolate or other gifts…

Give the Gift of Reading

December 3 2020

A Library Membership makes a great Stocking Stuffer! Purchase a gift certificate for someone and share the gift of literacy. We have something for everyone in your family. Books for all ages, magazines, movies, ebooks and downloadable movies are for you to access with…

Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt!

Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt!

December 2 2020

How many can you find? Check off the items on the list as you find them. Drop off the form to Wainwright Public Library by January 4, 2021 to be entered into the draw.  Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt Form...

Virtual Activities

July 24 2020

Stay active and engaged while practicing social distancing. Our first virtual activity is creating a flower or butterfly with a an egg carton, some paint/markers and pipe cleaners! Egg Carton Flower and Butterfly...

Escape the Ordinary

July 8 2020

Our Summer Reading Program is back again! This year's theme is Escape the Ordinary and open to ages 6-12. Each session will run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 2-3pm. Pre-registration is required and social distancing measures will be in place. Check…

Curbside Pickup

July 2 2020

If you do not feel comfortable to come into the Library, we are happy to bring the Library outside to you through a curbside pickup service. Curbside delivery service: Monday to Friday 10am-5pm How to request curbside delivery services: 1. Place items on hold using…