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Escape Room: Priority Cruise Lines

December 7, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About This Program:
The cruise ship has started to sink. Can you retrieve enough life jackets for your group to escape in just 30 minutes? Group registration required. Interested participants must form their own group of 4 to 6 people and select a single person to re...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Musical Tots

December 7, 2019
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 ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Escape Room: Priority Cruise Lines

December 7, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About This Program:
The cruise ship has started to sink. Can you retrieve enough life jackets for your group to escape in just 30 minutes? Group registration required. Interested participants must form their own group of 4 to 6 people and select a single person to re...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Escape Room: Priority Cruise Lines

December 7, 2019
11:45am - 12:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About This Program:
The cruise ship has started to sink. Can you retrieve enough life jackets for your group to escape in just 30 minutes? Group registration required. Interested participants must form their own group of 4 to 6 people and select a single person to re...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Corner

December 8, 2019
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
Enjoy stories and puppet plays. Take turns being the story helper in a variety of interactive story activities with instruments, puppets, and props. Audience: ages 3 to 6 Maximum: 15 people   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exam Proctoring

December 9, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iPad and iPhone Club

December 10, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Technology
About This Program:
Learn how to use your iPad and iPhone this spring. Enjoy a quick lesson to learn a new skill and then the rest of the hour will be dedicated to answering and demonstrating solutions to your questions. Bring your iPad or iPhone, as well as any passwor...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Back on the Big Screen: It Chapter Two

December 10, 2019
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:
Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. Rated: R. Stars:  Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitters Circle

December 10, 2019
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!

December 10, 2019
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 warm this fall with some hot and spicy salsa dancing! Practice your moves with others who enjoy this style of dance. This group will meet every Tuesday evening.  Beginners welcome. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Coffee Club

December 11, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Teresa Sargent Hall
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games, Arts & Crafts
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

December 11, 2019
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: 0
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 "All Ages" group.

Enter Virtual Reality

December 11, 2019
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Trivia Time!

December 11, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library, Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
Bring your friends to GPPL for a night of trivia questions and fun. No teams required - drop in and challenge your knowledge! Prizes will be awarded to the top three players.     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Keepsake Quilters

December 12, 2019
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 "Children" group.

Read With Me

December 12, 2019
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, November 5, 19, December 3, 17 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Thurs...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Motion & Mobility

December 13, 2019
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: 3
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Seeker Support

December 13, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About This Program:
Searching for work? Not sure where to start? Book a one-on-one session for help:             * creating / revising resumes and cover letters         &nbs...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Are You Game?

December 13, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
In the mood for some friendly competition? Kick of the weekend playing board games at GPPL. Come meet new people or bring your friends. This program is for people with disabilities. Board games provided. Bring your own snacks. Presented with Centerpo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime and Manga Club

December 13, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Movies, Book Clubs
About This Program:
Are you an anime and manga fan? Read the manga and then join to watch the anime and discuss what you liked and didn’t like. Contact Mikyla at mmeyer@gppl.ca to find out what we are reading now. Audience: ages 10 to 16 Maximum: 15 people ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Read With Me

December 17, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
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, November 5, 19, December 3, 17 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Thurs...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitters Circle

December 17, 2019
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!

December 17, 2019
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 warm this fall with some hot and spicy salsa dancing! Practice your moves with others who enjoy this style of dance. This group will meet every Tuesday evening.  Beginners welcome. Ages 18+. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Swan City Writers

December 17, 2019
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Languages
About This Program:
Aspiring or published, all are welcome to join this group of people who love to write.  Swan City Writers meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Coffee Club

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Teresa Sargent Hall
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games, Arts & Crafts
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 "Adults" group.

Keepsake Quilters

December 19, 2019
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...