Library News

Libraries Empower

September 17 2021

There is nothing more empowering than a library card. Through access to technology, media resources and educational programs, libraries provide people of all ages the opportunity to pursue their dreams and passions. Share how your library card empowers you using #LibrariesEmpower21…

Recruit a Friend

September 13 2021

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. ...

Library Card Sign Up Month

September 9 2021

Introducing FREE library cards. New memberships will be free for the first three months giving you access to not only books but so much more. Sign up today!...

Library Card Sign Up Month

September 7 2021

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.…

Weekly Challenge (August 23-29)

August 23 2021

This week's challenge is to be a gift ninja. Stealthily give a gift to someone without them knowing who it is from. 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 are…

Weekly Challenge (August 16-22)

August 16 2021

This week's challenge is to make a donation to the food bank. Food Banks rely on donations to keep themselves running and every little bit helps. You can drop your donation off at Wainwright Food Bank (Tuesday and Fridays between 10-11am) or in one of the drop off…

Weekly Challenge (August 9-15)

August 9 2021

This week's challenge is to go on two bike rides with your family over the week. Get out and enjoy the beautiful weather while you bike around your neighborhood and spend some quality time together. Once you have completed the challenge, stop in the Library and let…

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…