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Itty Bitty Book Club

All Day, 1/1 - 4/30
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: GPPL
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
About This Program:
Be a part of the book club of few commitments. Each month, comments for the selected book may be left via sticky note. Located on the bulletin board next to the Customer Service Desk. January & February's book is Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Tales for Tots

February 25, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Children and their adults can come enjoy a story time complete with rhymes and fingerplays. Audience: ages 2 to 3 and caregivers Maximum: 25 people   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learning Drivers' Study Group

February 25, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Learning at the Library
About This Program:
Work toward getting your Learner's Licence (Class 7) with this study group. For individuals with developmental disabilities. Participants must: 1. Have a Grade 5 reading level 2. Commit to the 8-week program & attend all classes 3. Comple...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Back on the Big Screen: Knives Out

February 25, 2020
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Movies
About This Program:
A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. Rated: PG-13. Stars:  Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas. Discovery Room, wired with a dedicated projector and speakers, it’s perfec...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitters Circle

February 25, 2020
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Reading Lounge
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About This Program:
Join the Knitters' Circle and spend an evening working on your latest project with other knitters or crocheters.  Don't have a project started yet? Bring your knitting needles or crochet hooks and some yarn and start something new.  Everyon...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Salsa Social!

February 25, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Teresa Sargent Hall
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library
About This Program:
Stay in shape with some spicy salsa dancing! Practice your moves with others who enjoy this style of dance. This group will meet every Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.  Beginners welcome. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Musical Tots

February 26, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Enjoy interacting with your little ones in this fun-filled program with songs, musical activities, and stories. Siblings are welcome. Audience: ages 6 months to 2 years and caregivers Maximum: 25 people ...

Coffee Club

February 26, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Teresa Sargent Hall
About This Program:
Looking for ways to make new connections?  Come to Coffee Club to meet new people and take part in games and other fun activities. Coffee provided. This program is for people with disabilities. Presented with Centerpoint Facilitation. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exam Proctoring

February 26, 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About This Program:
The Grande Prairie Public Library offers an exam proctoring service for written and online exams. The guidelines for the Library's service are as follows: Exam Times Mondays at 10:00 am Wednesdays at 1:00 pm Exams are proctored in 3 hour (max...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

February 26, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Bond with your baby over finger plays, rhymes, songs, and stories, all designed to stimulate early literacy and social development.  Audience: pre-walking babies and caregivers Maximum: 15 babes-in-arms   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genies in the Library

February 26, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Isabel Campbell Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library
About This Program:
Researching your family tree? Volunteers from the Alberta Genealogical Society’s Grande Prairie and District Branch will be available to help you with your genealogy questions every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Appointments are recommend...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Paint Night @ GPPL

February 26, 2020
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About This Program:
Looking to paint your first masterpiece?  Ease into art with this beginner class. Follow the simple, step by step instructions - no experience necessary.  Register online or call 780-357-7455. Please bring your own canvas size 8” x 10”. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Death Cafe

February 26, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
About This Program:
If death is inevitable, why is discussing it socially taboo? Let’s make time to talk about it! Join us to eat cake, drink tea, and discuss death. Through open conversation we aim to increase awareness of death and help people make the most of thei...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Enter Virtual Reality

February 26, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Technology
About This Program:
Play and explore virtual reality with the Oculus Go.  Take the Oculus Go for a test drive and experience the cool new headset that is making VR fun and accessible. Games include zombie runs, escape rooms, roller coasters, and many more VR experi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Salsa Social!

February 26, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Teresa Sargent Hall
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library
About This Program:
Stay in shape with some spicy salsa dancing! Practice your moves with others who enjoy this style of dance. This group will meet every Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.  Beginners welcome. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Keepsake Quilters

February 27, 2020
10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About This Program:
A quilting club is a great way to start or finish that project you have been working on!  Meeting every Thursday of each month, get together with fellow quilters and enjoy the comfort of friends while you sew.  Please bring your own supplie...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose

February 27, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Rhymes, stories, and songs abound in this parented program! Siblings are welcome. Audience: ages 18 months to 3 years and caregivers Maximum: 25 people ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversational English Club

February 27, 2020
1:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library, Careers & Education, Languages
About This Program:
Come and practice your English conversational skills in a small group setting. We will guide you through some interesting topics such as food, shopping, job search, travel, Canadian current events, housing and more. Please call 780-538-4452 for mo...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tell Me Why

February 27, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(unparented) Come learn about the world around you! This interactive story time will help kids learn about animals, nature, food, and so much more. Audience: ages 3 to 5 Maximum: 12 people   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Appy Hour

February 27, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Hangout

February 27, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
Looking for something to do after school? Drop by the teen area to play some games, surf the internet, read, do homework, or just relax. The choice is yours.   Audience: Ages 12 to 18 Dates: Thursdays, starting on January 9 Time: After sch...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Read With Me

February 27, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Learning at the Library
About This Program:
Dogs love reading! Children ages 3 to 8 are invited to drop in to read for 15 minutes with a therapy dog and its handler. Presented in collaboration with Pet Partners. Dates: Tuesdays, January 7, 21, February 4, 18 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Thursd...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Citizenship Education

February 27, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library, Careers & Education
About This Program:
Are you a Canadian immigrant? Come learn about Canadian systems and prepare for the Canadian Citizenship test in our semi-monthly classes. Monthly themed topics are based on chapters in Discover Canada - the Canadian citizenship test preparation book...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Quit Core

February 27, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Learning at the Library
About This Program:
Quit Core is a group support program that provides Albertans (18+) with the tools and skills they need to stop using tobacco for good. Make new friends, share stories, tips and celebrate milestones together. To register call Samantha at 780-538-5162....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Night Owls

February 27, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Join us for an assortment of bedtime stories and rhymes for the whole family. Audience: families of all ages Maximum: 25 people   ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Mother Goose on the Loose

February 28, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Rhymes, stories, and songs abound in this parented program! Siblings are welcome. Audience: ages 18 months to 3 years and caregivers Maximum: 25 people ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Motion & Mobility

February 28, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Guests, Learning at the Library, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
About This Program:
A gentle fit class aimed at improving general fitness, joint mobility, and strength.  Designed for the older adult or the new to fitness participant.  A great environment to enjoy fluid movement of the body. Please come in comfortable cloth...