Upcoming Events

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Tales for Tots

July 16, 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 ...

Tip-Top Tuesdays

July 16, 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 ...

Afternoon Book Club

July 16, 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...

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

July 16, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
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...

Back on the Big Screen: Shazam!

July 16, 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:
We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM. - this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.  Rated:&...

Knitters Circle

July 16, 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

July 16, 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

July 17, 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 17, 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. ...

Baby Rhyme Time

July 17, 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...

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

July 17, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
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...

Let the Games Begin!

July 17, 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 ...

Escape Room: Priority Cruise Lines

July 17, 2019
7:00pm - 7:30pm
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? Interested participants must form their own group of 4 to 6 people and select a single person to register on behalf of the group...

Escape Room: Priority Cruise Lines

July 17, 2019
7:45pm - 8:15pm
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? Interested participants must form their own group of 4 to 6 people and select a single person to register on behalf of the group...

Escape Room: Priority Cruise Lines

July 17, 2019
8:30pm - 9:00pm
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? Interested participants must form their own group of 4 to 6 people and select a single person to register on behalf of the group...

Keepsake Quilters

July 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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: Card Games

July 18, 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! Come hangout and learn some new card games this week. Audience: ages 12 to 18. Maximum 20 teens ...

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
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...

Night Owls

July 18, 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 ...

Grande Readers Book Club

July 18, 2019
7:15pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Training Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
About This Program:
Do you love reading? Can't wait to share your opinions on the chosen novel?  Why not join the Grande Readers Book Club.  Each month we read a book available through GPPL and then meet to discuss our thoughts on the book as a group.   ...

Mother Goose on the Loose

July 19, 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 ...

Job Seeker Support

July 19, 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...

Storytime at the Park

July 19, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Offsite
Room: Community Location
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
About This Program:
GPPL will be at the City of Grande Prairie's Active Play park program every Friday this summer from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Join us for stories, sign up for a free library card, check out and return books, and play our Summer Reading Games! Audie...