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What's Going on at LLBCL – Oct 19th

RighT at Home Logo Slide
  • RighT at Home has resumed and new videos featuring Joanne will be released approximately every two weeks and showcase songs, stories, rhymes, crafts and activities using common household items. The links will be on our website https://www.llbcl.ca/programs/early-literacy and social media platforms.
  • STEAMPUNKERY: A STEAM Program will be held on Monday, November 23rd at 4:30pm. Join us at the main branch in the Wild Rose Room to create your very own Cricuit Stickers (making stickers) and Letters to Santa. If you are unable to make it that evening and wish to build it at home, we will have kits plus an instructional video uploaded to our YouTube channel prior to the event.
  • Your library items will find their way HOME… You can return items at any public library in the province but it is important to note that because of quarantine procedures it will take a few days before the items disappear from your library account.
  • Our main branch and exterior book drop are open and if you wish a Grab & Go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order for pick up.
  • Plamondon Municipal Library (in École Plamondon) is now open for curbside pickup between the hours of 2-8pm on Wednesdays. Please come to the library entrance located at the back of the school near the swings.
  • The Lac La Biche County Library Board is seeking a Member-at-Large. Submit a Committee Member Application Form, cover letter and resume to the County by Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. For more information contact Legislative Services at 780-623-1747.
  • Brainfuse is a free resource offers students learning support from kindergarten up to grade 12. You can chat live with a tutor from 2:00pm to 11:00pm daily and create your own study tools such as flashcards. There is also support for adult learners, university courses, and resume writing. So, this resource is helpful whether you are going back to school, switching jobs, or brushing up on your skills.
  • Creative Bug 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.

Audio version

Rural Library Corner October 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, I will highlight some of our programs, talk about our YouTube channel, focus on two e-resources which people can access from home with their library card and interview with Sandy Makokis, President of the Lac La Biche Art Club

Rural Library Corner Oct 2020 and session script.

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What's Going on at LLBCL – Oct 13th

  • RighT at Home has resumed and new videos featuring Joanne will be released approximately every two weeks and showcase songs, stories, rhymes, crafts and activities using common household items. The links will be on our website https://www.llbcl.ca/programs/early-literacy and social media platforms.
  • STEAMPUNKERY: A STEAM Program will be held on Monday, October 19th at 4:30pm. Join us at the main branch in the Wild Rose Room to create your very own Brislebot or Brushbot. If you are unable to make it that evening and wish to build it at home, we will have kits plus an instructional video uploaded to our Youtube channel prior to the event.
  • The Lac La Biche County Library Board is seeking a Member-at-Large. Submit a Committee Member Application Form (http://ow.ly/QYuZ50BJRmi), cover letter and resume to the County by Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. For more information contact Legislative Services at 780-623-1747.
  • Our New Website is now up and running! This is a one stop shop where you can find program information, apply for a free library card, check out our services, search TRACPac (online catalogue), subscribe to our events calendar and so much more. We have released a video on our YouTube channel to help people navigate the site.
  • Your library items will find their way HOME… You can return items at any public library in the province but it is important to note that because of quarantine procedures it will take a few days before the items disappear from your library account.
  • Our main branch and exterior book drop are open and if you wish a Grab & Go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order for pick up.
  • Plamondon Municipal Library (in École Plamondon) is now open for curbside pickup between the hours of 2-8pm on Wednesdays. Please come to the library entrance located at the back of the school near the swings.

Audio version - #LLBCLibraries #LLBCTogether

What's Going on at LLBCL – Oct 5th

  • The Lac La Biche County Library Board is seeking a Member-at-Large. Submit a Committee Member Application Form, cover letter and resume to the County by Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. For more information contact Legislative Services at 780-623-1747.

Committee Member Application Form

  • Your library items will find their way HOME… You can return items at any public library in the province but it is important to note that because of quarantine procedures it will take a few days before the items disappear from your library account.
  • Our main branch and exterior book drop are open and if you wish a Grab & Go option, contact us at 780-623-7467 so we can prepare your order for pick up.
  • Plamondon Municipal Library (in École Plamondon) is now open for curbside pickup between the hours of 2-8pm on Wednesdays. Please come to the library entrance located at the back of the school near the swings.
  • Our New Website is now up and running! This is a one stop shop where you can find program information, apply for a free library card, check out our services, search TRACPac (online catalogue), subscribe to our events calendar and so much more. We have released a video on our YouTube channel to help people navigate the site.
  • RighT at Home will start in October. New videos featuring Joanne will be released every two weeks (starting this Thursday) and showcase songs, stories, rhymes, crafts and activities using common household items. The links will be on our website and social media platforms.
  • STEAMPUNKERY: A STEAM Program will be held on Monday, October 19th at 4:30pm. Join us at the main branch in the Wild Rose Room to create your very own Brislebot or Brushbot. If you are unable to make it that evening and wish to build it at home, we will have kits plus an instructional video uploaded to our Youtube channel prior to the event.
  • Lac La Biche County Libraries will be closed on Monday, October 12th to celebrate Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Tuesday at 9:00am. We thank you for your understanding.

Audio version - http://short.llbcl.ca/Oct5AR

What's Going on at LLBCL – Sept 28th

Programs

  • All preschool programs, including our partner ones, will not resume until the new year. In the meantime, our Children’s Programmer will take the lead in creating videos to accompany these programs so parents can follow along at home once they do resume.
  • RighT at Home will start in October. New videos featuring Joanne will be released every two weeks and showcase songs, stories, rhymes, crafts and activities using common household items. The links will be on our website https://www.llbcl.ca/programs/early-literacy and social media platforms.
  • STEAMPUNKERY: A STEAM Program will be held on Monday, October 19th at 4:30pm. Join us at the main branch in the Wild Rose Room to create your very own Brislebot or Brushbot. If you are unable to make it that evening and wish to build it at home, we will have kits plus an instructional video uploaded to our Youtube channel prior to the event.

Service Update

  • Our main branch and exterior book drop are 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 and members of the public are required to wear them while on the public computers.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.
  • Plamondon Municipal Library (in École Plamondon) is now open for curbside pickup between the hours of 2-8pm on Wednesdays. Please come to the library entrance located at the back of the school near the swings.
  • Our New Website is now up and running! This is a one stop shop where you can find program information, apply for a free library card, check out our services, access provincial and local e-Resources, explore our Plan of Service, search TRACPac (online catalogue) and even subscribe to our events calendar. The website llbcl.ca also has links to various online registration forms, the weekly newsletter and showcases our podcast entitled Rural Library Corner. We have released a video on our YouTube to help our library members navigate the site.

Audio version - http://short.llbcl.ca/Sep28AR

Rural Library Corner September 2020

Rural Library Corner Logo

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 highlight some of our programs, talk about future outreach plans, talk about two e-resources which people can access from home with their library card and interview Pierre Oberg Fine Arts Instructor from Portage College.

Rural Library Corner Sept 2020 and session script

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What's Going on at LLBCL – 13 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Your FREE Library Card

  1. Stream Movies and TV Shows

While you may know that you can place holds and sign out DVDs and Blu-Rays from Lac La Biche County Libraries, did you also know that you can also get digital videos? One can easily stream popular content on Hoopla from a computer, tablet or mobile device.

  1. Language Learning

In addition to print resources for English Language learners, one can access Pronunciator which provides both guided and self-directed instruction for 80 languages, and ESL for 51 non-English languages. This resource uses a variety of tools to provide “360-degree exposure” to a language within a safe, structured learning environment. You can also try the free online resource, Duolingo.

  1. Play Video games

Whether you’re a Call of Duty fan or Mario is more your speed, we have Wii, Xbox and Switch games you can borrow, as well as a Nintendo Switch Console.

  1. Access Newspapers

You have access to thousands of newspapers from around the world in a variety of languages through RB Digital.

  1. Listen to Audiobooks on the Go

Maybe you haven’t got much time for physical books or maybe you’re dying for something to do on your commute. You can download or stream right from your phone with Overdrive (Libby App), Hoopla, Cloud Library, Audio Book Cloud and Teen Book Cloud.

  1. Get Reading Recommendations

If you never know what to read next, Novelist and Novelist K-8 will help you on your quest. You can browse authors, genres, award winners, read-alikes and so much more to find your next great read.

  1. Discover a new passion

Fancy taking up a hobby (Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre) or Creative Bug, want to delve into your family history with Ancestry Library Edition or fix a car (Auto Repair Reference Center). Please note that Ancestry Library Edition can normally only be accessed by using our public computers.

  1. Dive into Comics and Graphic Novels Online

Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy, Deadpool, Riverdale, The Walking Dead and more are available instantly on Hoopla.

  1. Record Oral Histories

You can now borrow our Digital Storytelling kit for 42 days. This kit includes an audio recorder and a copy of “The Oral History Workshop.”

  1. Makerspace and Educator Kits

Our Educator Kits can be borrowed, and they cover a wide range of topics and age ranges. These kits are specially designed in house and new kits are added regularly. In our Makespace section you can find kits that support STEAM learning including: Snap Circuits, Code-a-pillar, LEGO robotics and microscopes.

  1. Board Games

Have you ever wanted to try a game before buying… well, now you can. Feel free to sign out a Board game such as Monopoly, Last Night on Earth and Santorini. We even place a contents note on the front cover so items can be easily returned without missing pieces.

  1. Stream and Download Music

With your library card Freegal allows Library Members to download 3 songs a week plus stream 5 hours of music per day straight to their PC, iOS and Android devices without an individual subscription.

  1. Print Disabled Resources

We provide access to both Centre for Equitable Library Access (CNIB) and National Network for Equitable Library Service to people with no vision, low vision, Autism, intellectual disabilities, ADHD, hearing loss, learning disability that significantly interferes with reading or a physical disability that significantly interferes with reading.

Audio version

What's Going on at LLBCL – Sept 14th

Service Update

  • Our main branch and exterior book drop are 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 and members of the public are required to wear them while on the public computers.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.
  • Plamondon Municipal Library (in École Plamondon) is now open for curbside pickup between the hours of 2-8pm on Wednesdays. Please come to the library entrance located at the back of the school near the swings.
  • Our New Website is now up and running! This is a one stop shop where you can find program information, apply for a free library card, check out our services, access provincial and local e-Resources, explore our Plan of Service, search TRACPac (online catalogue) and even subscribe to our events calendar. The website llbcl.ca also has links to various online registration forms, the weekly newsletter and showcases our podcast entitled Rural Library Corner. We have released a video on our YouTube to help our library members navigate the site.

Programs

  • Alice in Wonderland Escape Room will be held on Thursday, September 24th from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Friday, September 25th from 11:00-6:00pm at the Stuart MacPherson Public Library. This will be our 5th Escape Room and teams must register in advance by completing the online form - https://short.llbcl.ca/EscapeRoom. Knowledge of "Alice in Wonderland" is not required! This event is free and for ages 10 and up.
  • Preschool Programs - All preschool programs, including our partner ones, will not resume until the new year. In the meantime, our Children’s Programmer will take the lead in creating videos to accompany these programs so parents can follow along at home once they do resume. In October, we will add to our RighT at Home program offerings which are posted bi-weekly on our YouTube channel with a notification on social media.

Audio version - http://short.llbcl.ca/Sept14AR

What's Going on at LLBCL – Sept 7th

  • Alice in Wonderland Escape Room will be held on Thursday, September 24th from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Friday, September 25th from 11:00-6:00pm at the Stuart MacPherson Public Library. This will be our 5th Escape Room and teams must register in advance by completing the online form - https://short.llbcl.ca/EscapeRoom. Knowledge of "Alice in Wonderland" is not required! This event is free and for ages 10 and up.
  • STEAMPUNKERY: A STEAM Program will be held monthly on select Monday evenings starting on September 14th at 4:30pm. Join us at the main branch in the Wild Rose Room to create your every own lava lamp. If you are unable to make it that evening and wish to build it at home, we will have kits plus an instructional video uploaded to our YouTube channel prior to the event.
  • Preschool Programs - All preschool programs, including our partner ones, will not resume until the new year. In the meantime, our Children’s Programmer will take the lead in creating videos to accompany these programs so parents can follow along at home once they do resume. In October, we will add to our RighT at Home program offerings which are posted weekly on our YouTube channel with a notification on social media.

Service Update

  • Our main branch and exterior book drop are 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 and members of the public are required to wear them while on the public computers.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.
  • Plamondon Municipal Library (in École Plamondon) will reopen on September 9th for curbside pickup between the hours of 2-8pm on Wednesdays.
  • Our New Website is now up and running! This is a one stop shop where you can find program information, apply for a free library card, check out our services, see what the staff are reading, access provincial and local e-Resources, see our upcoming Plan of Service, search TRACPac (online catalogue) and even subscribe to our events calendar. The website llbcl.ca also has links to various online registration forms, the weekly newsletter and showcases our podcast entitled Rural Library Corner. We will be releasing a video on our YouTube channel to help our members navigate the site.

Audio version - http://short.llbcl.ca/Sept7AR

Rural Library Corner August 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 our preschool programs, our new website and talk about two new e-resources which people can access from home with their library membership. David Schultz will join us to talk about the Lac La Biche District and Chamber of Commerce and their exciting new program that will encourage people to shop locally.

Rural Library Corner August 2020 and session script.

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What's Going on at LLBCL – Aug 24th

Service Update 

  • Our main branch and exterior book drop are 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 and members of the public are required to wear them while on the public computers.
  • Do not forget if you want to use our computers to reserve your spot in advance.
  • Plamondon Municipal Library (in École Plamondon) will reopen on September 9th for curbside pick up between the hours of 2-8pm on Wednesdays.

Things You Did Not Know About Lac La Biche County Libraries

  • 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 up for ME Libraries.
  • You can check out books from other public libraries in Alberta and then return them to us and vice versa.
  • We are a part of the Northern Lights Library System and have two branches (Stuart MacPherson Public Library & Plamondon Municipal Library in École Plamondon), plus pop up service locations.
  • At the main branch we have a Virtual Reality System (13+), Wii and Xbox systems with select games that the public can play onsite.
  • Computer, Internet access and scan to e-mail services are available at no charge. Note that there are fees for faxing, printing, and photocopying.

Audio version - http://short.llbcl.ca/Aug24AR

What's Going on at LLBCL – Aug 17th

Photo of the TD Summer Reading Club party announcement

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:

  • 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 7 How many LEGO pieces are in the container? 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

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/Aug17AR

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.