Library News

Literary Night

February 6 2024

Calling all writers and poets! Literary Night is an open mic night for local writers and poets starting at 7pm on Feb 22, 2024. Come out and listen to our local talent. If you would like to read some of your work, please come a few minutes early to put your name on the…

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Snowflake Social 2024

January 22 2024

Let’s have a family party! Snowflake Social January 27, 2024 | 4-8pm Wainwright Communiplex Tickets: $1.00 (available at the Library)  Cookie Drive: We are collecting for the Wainwright Food Bank. We encourage you to bring some pre-packaged cookies or add to the silver…

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Cookie Swap 2023

December 18 2023

We held our second annual Cookie Swap on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 where 10 sets of tasty cookies were enjoyed. Thank you to the bakers who participated.  Cookie Swap Recipes 2023

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Join our Team as an Adult Programmer

December 4 2023

Library Adult Programmer Are you passionate about programming and community engagement? Join our team as a Library Adult Programmer where you'll have the exciting opportunity to foster a vibrant programming environment tailored for adults and teens. We're seeking a creative…

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Twinkle Trek: Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt

November 30 2023

Embark on an enchanting adventure that will capture the magic of the season. Print off a form, tour around town looking at holiday lights and check off as many as you can find. Drop off the form by January 2, 2024 to the Library to be entered into the draw. Scavenger Hunt…

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Candy Cane Lane

November 21 2023

Drop in for some festive fun! December 2, 2023 | Come and go between noon-3:30pm Stop in the library for some crafts, activities and treats while you are waiting for the Santa Claus Parade to start. No registration required.  The Santa Claus Parade, hosted by Wainwright…

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Reindeer Roundup

November 17 2023

Santa has lost his reindeer and needs your help to find them before Christmas Eve. Kids can pick up a form and follow the reindeer trail to see how many they can find hidden in the Children’s library. Turn the form in at the circulation desk and receive a small treat....

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Jingle Bell Junction

November 3 2023

Drop in for some holiday fun! November 18, 2023 | Come and go between noon-3:30pm Stop in the library for some crafts, activities and treats while you are out enjoying the Downtown Business Community’s Light Up the Season event. No registration required.  The Downtown…

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The Bookworm (Nov-Dec2023)

October 30 2023

Hot off the press! Our latest newsletter is here, packed with exciting updates, tips, and insights. Don't miss out – dive in now!  The Bookworm (Nov-Dec2023)

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The Bookworm (Sep-Oct2023)

September 1 2023

In case you missed it, our latest newsletter is now available! Stay informed, stay connected, and stay ahead of the game. Start reading today! The Bookworm (Sep-Oct2023)

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Join Our Team!

July 25 2023

This position has been filled! 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…

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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

This position has been filled. 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…

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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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