Rural Library Corner Blog

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

December 29 2020

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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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…