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What's Going on at LLBCL – Aug 10th

Service Update 

  • Our main branch is now open with regular weekday hours with the first hour reserved for seniors and our vulnerable population. The exterior book drop is also open but please note that returned items will be quarantined for seven days prior to check in. If you wish a Grab & Go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order and have it ready for pick up.
  • People visiting the library are required to sanitize their hands before entry and prior to using the computers or gaming stations. Staff will be wearing masks, but members of the public are not required to do so.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.

TD Summer Reading Club reading logs (Short.llbcl.ca/SRCLog) due on or before August 31st to win some amazing prizes. All our events will be held virtually and are posted on our social media streams including Facebook.

Summer virtual programming details:

Tell us about your favorite book or author.

Photo and instructions on how to enter to win prizes are available on FB, Instagram and Twitter posted on Mondays at 10am.

  • Sports Games - Wednesday, August 19th at 2pm
  • TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Virtual Party - Wednesday, August 26th at 2pm

Audio version - https://short.llbcl.ca/Aug10

What's Going on at LLBCL – Aug 4th

TD Summer Reading Club registration is underway, and all ages can participate. Sign up at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCReg and then submit your reading log at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCLog on or before August 31st to win some amazing prizes. All our events will be held virtually and are posted on our social media streams including Facebook.

Summer virtual programming details:

Lac La Biche County Libraries has two branches… Where is the location of our second branch? Photo and instructions on how to enter to win prizes are available on FB, Instagram and Twitter posted on Mondays at 10am.

  • Board Games - Wednesday, August 5th at 2pm
  • Sports Games - Wednesday, August 19th at 2pm
  • TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Virtual Party - Wednesday, August 26th at 2pm

Service Update

  • Our main branch is now open with regular weekday hours with the first hour reserved for seniors and our vulnerable population. The exterior book drop is also open but please note that returned items will be quarantined for seven days prior to check in. If you wish a Grab & Go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order and have it ready for pick up.
  • People visiting the library are required to sanitize their hands before entry and prior to using the computers or gaming stations. Staff will be wearing masks, but members of the public are not required to do so.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.

Audio version - https://short.llbcl.ca/Aug4AR

Rural Library Corner – July 2020

Rural Library Corner highlights Lac La Biche County Libraries' programs, initiatives, new releases and features interviews with local community members and groups. Even online "our libraries are your place to be".

In this episode we will showcase some upcoming fall activities, highlight our new musical instrument collection, and interview Jana Rowe, Economic Development Officer for Lac La Biche County.

Rural Library Corner July Edition and session script.

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What's Going on at LLBCL - July 27th

Service Update

  • Our main branch is now open with regular weekday hours with the first hour reserved for seniors and our vulnerable population. The exterior book drop is also open but please note that returned items will be quarantined for seven days prior to check in. If you wish a Grab & Go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order and have it ready for pick up.
  • People visiting the library are required to sanitize their hands before entry and prior to using the computers or gaming stations. Staff will be wearing masks, but members of the public are not required to do so.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.

TD Summer Reading Club registration is underway, and all ages can participate. Sign up at https://Short.llbcl.ca/SRCReg and then submit your reading log at https://Short.llbcl.ca/SRCLog on or before August 31st to win some amazing prizes. All our events will be held virtually and are posted on our social media streams including Facebook.

Summer virtual programming details:

  • Be sure to subscribe to the Alberta Summer Reading Club YouTube channel to see all our special guests and check out the additional activities on both the Provincial https://absummerreading.ca/ and National websites https://www.tdsummerreadingclub.ca/activities.
  • TDSRC Library Mini Games Week 4 - Before moving to the Bold Center... what building was the main branch in? Photo and instructions on how to enter to win prizes are available on FB, Instagram and Twitter posted on Mondays at 10am.
  • Board Games - Wednesday, August 5th at 2pm
  • Sports Games - Wednesday, August 19th at 2pm
  • TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Virtual Party - Wednesday, August 26th at 2pm

Audio version - https://short.llbcl.ca/jul27AR

What's Going on at LLBCL – July 20th

Join FCSS and Lac La Biche County Libraries for Seniors Craftnoon via Zoom on Thursday, July 23rd at 1:30pm. Call Trish at 780-623-6726 to sign up and get your card making kit. Zoom Meeting information will be sent out via email once you have registered.

Service Update

  • Our main branch is now open with regular weekday hours with the first hour reserved for seniors and our vulnerable population. The exterior book drop is also open but please note that returned items will be quarantined for seven days prior to check in. If you wish a grab and go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order and have it ready for pick up.
  • People visiting the library are required to sanitize their hands before entry and prior to using the computers or gaming stations. Staff will be wearing masks, but members of the public are not required to do so.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.

TD Summer Reading Club registration is underway, and all ages can participate. Sign up at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCReg and then submit your reading log at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCLog on or before August 31st to win some amazing prizes. All our events will be held virtually and are posted on our social media streams including Facebook.

Summer virtual programming dates and times:

  • TDSRC Library Mini Games Week 3

What is the name of our mascot? Photo and instructions on how to enter to win prizes are available on FB, Instagram and Twitter posted on Mondays at 10am.

  • Board Games - Wednesday, August 5th at 2pm
  • Sports Games - Wednesday, August 19th at 2pm
  • TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Virtual Party - Wednesday, August 26th at 2pm

Click the link to hear the audio version - https://short.llbcl.ca/Jul20AR

What's Going on at LLBCL – July 13th

Photo of the TRSRC Week 2 Mini Game

TD Summer Reading Club registration is underway, and all ages can participate. Sign up at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCReg and then submit your reading log at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCLog on or before August 31st to win some amazing prizes. All our events will be held virtually and are posted on our social media streams including Facebook.

Summer virtual programming dates and times:

  • TDSRC Library Mini Games Week 2

What year did the library transfer to the Bold Center?

Photo and instructions on how to enter to win prizes are available on FB, Instagram and Twitter

  • Board Games - Wednesday, August 5th at 2pm
  • Sports Games - Wednesday, August 19th at 2pm
  • TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Virtual Party - Wednesday, August 26th at 2pm

 

Service Update

  • Our main branch is now open with regular weekday hours with the first hour reserved for seniors and our vulnerable population. The exterior book drop is also open but please note that returned items will be quarantined for seven days prior to check in. If you wish a grab and go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order and have it ready for pick up.
  • People visiting the library are required to sanitize their hands before entry and prior to using the computers or gaming stations. Staff will be wearing masks, but members of the public are not required to do so.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.

Click the link to hear the audio version

What's Going on at LLBCL – July 6th

TD Summer Reading Club registration is underway, and all ages can participate. Sign up at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCReg and then submit your reading log at Short.llbcl.ca/SRCLog on or before August 31st to win some amazing prizes. All our events will be held virtually and are posted on our social media streams including Facebook.

Summer virtual programming dates and times:

  • TDSRC Library Mini Games Week 1 - Guess how many books are on the entire shelf? - See attached photo
  • Team Games - Wednesday, July 8th - The virtual activity will be posted on our social media at 2pm
  • Board Games - Wednesday, August 5th at 2pm
  • Sports Games - Wednesday, August 19th at 2pm
  • TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Virtual Party - Wednesday, August 26th at 2pm


Service Update

  • Our main branch is now open with regular weekday hours with the first hour reserved for seniors and our vulnerable population. The exterior book drop is also open but please note that returned items will be quarantined for seven days prior to check in. If you wish a grab and go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order and have it ready for pick up.
  • People visiting the library are required to sanitize their hands before entry and prior to using the computers or gaming stations. Staff will be wearing masks, but members of the public are not required to do so.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.

Click the link to hear the audio version - https://short.llbcl.ca/July6AR

Rural Library Corner - June 2020

Rural Library Corner highlights Lac La Biche County Libraries' programs, initiatives, new releases and features interviews with local community members and groups. Even online "our libraries are your place to be".

Welcome to our first Podcast featuring Gene Wesley, General Manager of Community Futures in Lac La Biche. June 2020 Edition   Click here for our script.

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What’s Going on at LLBCL - June 22nd

Service Update

Our main branch is now open with regular weekday hours with the first hour reserved for seniors and our vulnerable population. The exterior book drop is also open but please note that returned items will be quarantined for seven days prior to check in. If you wish a grab and go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order and have it ready for pick up.

People visiting the library are required to sanitize their hands before entry and prior to using the computers or gaming stations. Staff will be wearing masks, but members of the public are not required to do so.

TD Summer Reading Club registration is underway, and all ages can participate. Sign up at SRC Registration Form  and then submit your reading log at SRC Reading Log on or before August 31st to win some amazing prizes. All our events will be held virtually and are posted on our website and Facebook page.

Summer virtual programming dates and times:

  • Team Games - Wednesday, July 8th at 2pm
  • Board Games - Wednesday, August 5th at 2pm
  • Sports Games - Wednesday, August 19th at 2pm
  • TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Up Virtual Party - Wednesday, August 26th at 2pm

New resources:

BrainFuse can be accessed with your free library card. Students from kindergarten up to grade 12 can receive learning support including live tutoring sessions. There is also support for university courses, adult learners, and resume writing. One can even create customized study aids.

Creativebug is an educational video resource that focuses on arts & crafts. The videos are produced by artists and creative experts who have a lifetime of practice and proven teaching techniques. One new class is added each week and all classes come with downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes.

Click the link to hear the audio version - https://short.llbcl.ca/Jun22AR

Lac La Biche County Libraries Main Branch Re-opens

The Lac La Biche County Libraries main branch re-opens on Monday, June 22nd at 9am. Our relaunch strategy - COVID19 Relaunch document.