Upcoming Events

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Crafty Kids Jr.

July 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
About This Program:
(unparented) Join us for a craft program for preschoolers on Saturday mornings this summer!  You bring the enthusiasm, and we’ll bring the paper and glue! Audience:  ages 4 to 6 Maximum:  15 young crafters Dates:  Saturday...

Musical Tots

July 20, 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   Dates: Saturdays...
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movies
About This Program:
We will be joining Captain Jack Sparrow as we marathon through all five of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies in a week. Monday through Thursday evening at 6:00pm we will be showing Curse of the Black Pearl (PG), Dead Man’s Chest (PG), At World’s En...

Wiggle Waggle Fun

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Children and their accompanying grown-up can wiggle away with stories, dance, songs, and musical instruments. Siblings are welcome. Audience: ages 2.5 to 6 and caregivers Maximum: 25 people Dates: Mondays, July 8 to August 19 ...

Musical Munchkins

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
(parented) Enjoy songs, stories and musical instruments with your little ones in this engaging program. Siblings are welcome. Audience: ages 2 to 5 and caregivers Maximum: 25 people Dates: Mondays, July 8 to August 19 ...

Tea on a Pirate's Ship

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Arts & Crafts
About This Program:
Join us for seafaring stories, crafts, tea and treats aboard the “Jolly Reader”.  Audience: ages 5 to 9.  Maximum 24 swashbucklers. ...

Dream Catchers

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
About This Program:
What is the meaning and history behind the dream catcher? You've probably seen a dream catcher hanging from a tree, a porch or even in a souvenir shop and wondered about its purpose and meaning.  Learn more about the story and the legend behind ...

Tales for Tots

July 23, 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) 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 Dates: Tuesdays, July 2 to August 20 ...

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

July 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group for teens ages 12 to 18 to suggest and plan teen programs, find creative ways to share favourite books and movies, and share ideas on how to continue to make GPPL a great place for teens. New members are alway...

Tip-Top Tuesdays

July 23, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
Ready for your best summer ever?  Join us for great books and different activities every Tuesday to keep your summer in tip-top shape. Audience:  ages 10 to 12 Maximum:  20 people Dates:  Tuesdays, July 2 to August 20 ...

Musical Tots

July 24, 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   Dates: Saturdays...

Coffee Club

July 24, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
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. ...

Exam Proctoring

July 24, 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...

Baby Rhyme Time

July 24, 2019
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 Dates: Wednesdays, July...

Shipwrecked Paint Night

July 24, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
About This Program:
It’s time to get those creative juices flowing for another GPPL Paint Night. Follow along to simple step by step instructions in this beginner class – no experience necessary. Patrons must bring their own canvas, 8” x 10” is recommended. This...

Let the Games Begin!

July 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
Drop-in video games and board games for the entire family, all summer long. Audience:  all ages Maximum:  25 people Dates:  Wednesdays, July 3 to August 21 Time:  6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Location:  Linda Smith Room ...

Enter Virtual Reality

July 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky 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...

Keepsake Quilters

July 25, 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...

Mother Goose on the Loose

July 25, 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) Rhymes, stories, and songs abound in this parented program! Siblings are welcome. Audience: ages 18 months to 3 years and caregivers Maximum: 25 people Dates: Thursdays and Fridays, July 4 to August 23 ...

Tell Me Why

July 25, 2019
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 Dates: Thursdays, July 4 to August 22 ...

Summer Shenanigans

July 25, 2019
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
Stories and activities all summer long! Audience:  ages 6 to 9 Maximum:  20 children Dates:  Thursdays, July 4 to August 22 ...

Teen Summer Hangout: Snack Olympics

July 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hobbies & Games, Arts & Crafts
About This Program:
Come hang out and play some awesome games, or make an awesome craft. Different activity every week! Do you have what it takes to compete in GPPL’s first ever Snack Olympics? Teens will compete in a series of unusual events for a chance at the podi...

Puppet Show

July 25, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Linda Smith Story Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
Join us for a family puppet show! Audience: Families of all ages Maximum: 40 people   ...

Night Owls

July 25, 2019
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 Dates: Thursdays, July 4 to August 22 ...

iPad and iPhone Club

July 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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...

Mother Goose on the Loose

July 26, 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) Rhymes, stories, and songs abound in this parented program! Siblings are welcome. Audience: ages 18 months to 3 years and caregivers Maximum: 25 people Dates: Thursdays and Fridays, July 4 to August 23 ...

Motion & Mobility

July 26, 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
Seats Remaining: 5
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...