Closed for Statutory Holiday

Lac La Biche County Libraries will be closed on Thursday, Sept 30th to honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We will reopen on Tuesday at 9am. We thank you for your understanding.

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Lac La Biche County Libraries

August 30 2021

We are a registered charity whose major funding comes from Lac La Biche County and we receive an annual grant from the provincial government. We provide access to over 4.5 million items through the TRAC system. You can access ALL Alberta public libraries by signing…

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Musicial Instument Lending Library

May 25 2021

Instead of a blog this month check out the feature article from Booklist Online... "Notes from the Field: The Lac La Biche County Instrument Library" by Susan Maguire from Booklist Online talks about our musical instrument lending library which can be accessed with…

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Deep Fakes

March 15 2021

Deep fakes are getting more common every day. So, what is a deep fake? Deep fakes are taking the likeness of one person in an existing image or video and replace them with someone else’s likeness using artificial neural networks. It is often used interchangeably…

Celebrating Family Day

February 10 2021

Family Day is coming up on Monday, February 15th so let’s take this opportunity to spend some quality time with each other. Five Benefits of Family Time The Child Development Institute shares just how important family time can be to a child's development: They feel…

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Book Club at Home

October 29 2020

Book clubs are a great way to find unexpected favourites, forge new connections, and keep the story rolling long after you’ve turned the last page-- and you can start one or join one right from your living room! A household book club is a great way to keep young…

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Press Play on Audiobooks

September 29 2020

With the start of the school year bringing  a range of unprecedented challenges, you and your family might be looking for new ways to stay engaged with literacy and reading... Audiobooks might just be the change you’re looking for! With books for all ages (in all…

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Keep Things Interesting: Mix-Up Your Reading Diet

August 27 2020

When trying something new, it’s hard to know where to start. Library recommendations (like staff picks, and featured collections), as well as book lists from established organizations and websites can point you towards your next unexpected read- reading online reviews…

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Tips To Help Children Read During the Summer

July 29 2020

Have you heard about the summer slide? This is not playground equipment, instead it refers to the skills and learning loss that many kids experience during the summer months. Lac La Biche County Libraries provides opportunities to help with this trend including offering…