Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Victoria Day

All Day
Description:
The Grande Prairie Public Library will be closed Monday, May 20 for Victoria Day. GPPL will reopen at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 21. ...

Tales for Tots

May 21, 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, January 8 to May 21 ...

Afternoon Book Club

May 21, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
About This Program:
Can’t wait to share your thoughts on your latest read? Interested in meeting others who share your love of reading? Come join us for a monthly book club with CNIB. Each month we will discuss a novel chosen from a variety of genres, with an emphasi...

Dungeons and Dragons Workshop

May 21, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
Learn all things Dungeons & Dragons at this evening workshop! Staff from Wonderland Toys will be here to explain how to play and show you everything you need to get started.  A great way to connect with the D&D community. Each session wi...

Back on the Big Screen: Isn't It Romantic

May 21, 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:
A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy.  Rated: PG-13. Stars: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine. Back on the Big Screen shows popular movies the day they ar...

Knitters Circle

May 21, 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...

Swan City Writers

May 21, 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.  For more information, call Marci @ 780-357-7464. ...

Musical Tots

May 22, 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:Wednesdays and Saturda...

Coffee Club

May 22, 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

May 22, 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: 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...

Baby Rhyme Time

May 22, 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, Janu...

DIY Bullet Journal

May 22, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
About This Program:
Have you always wanted to try bullet journaling? Now you can! Join us and get creative by making your own bullet journal! All materials (including journals) will be provided, but feel free to bring your own notebook if you'd like. Registration r...

Death Cafe

May 22, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
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...

Genies in the Library

May 22, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Isabel Campbell Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library
About This Program:
Volunteers from the Grande Prairie & District Branch, Alberta Genealogical Society will be available to help you with your genealogy questions. Appointments are recommended but drop-ins welcome. Please email gp@abgenealogy.ca or call 780-51...

Keepsake Quilters

May 23, 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

May 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) 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, January 10 to May 24 ...

Tell Me Why

May 23, 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, January 10 to May 23 ...

Teen Hangout

May 23, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Learning at the Library, 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. ...

Citizenship Education

May 23, 2019
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...

Conversational English Club

May 23, 2019
6:15pm - 7:45pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: 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...

Night Owls

May 23, 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, January 10 to June 20 ...

iPad and iPhone Club

May 23, 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

May 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) 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, January 10 to May 24 ...

Job Seeker Support

May 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist 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...

Are You Game?

May 24, 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...

Musical Tots

May 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) 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:Wednesdays and Saturda...

Exam Proctoring

May 27, 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: 3
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...