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This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
About This Program:
Create some summery magnets out of polymer clay! Audience: recommended for ages 9 to 12 Registered participants can pick up their kits on the Children's Department on the second floor of GPPL or e-mail mmeyer@gppl.ca to schedule a curbside pick...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About This Program:
Learn the basics of effective interview skills, especially if you are looking for a job in a new industry. Understand how to handle online interviews (more common during COVID-19), and how to determine if the job is the right fit for you based o...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
About This Program:
Want to learn how to make a working compass? Watch this video to learn how using household objects! The tutorial will be available on YouTube on July 30th. Audience: recommended for ages 8 to 10 ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Education, Languages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
About This Program:
Come and practice your English conversational skills in a small group setting.  What are the benefits? Practice your English Learn about Canadian culture Connect with people and make friends Share experiences  Basic know...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About This Program:
Create a cool custom bubble wand! Audience: Recommended for ages 3 to 5 Registration is required. Kits can be picked up in the Children's Department on the second floor of GPPL. If you would prefer to schedule a curbside pickup, please e-mail m...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace Room

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About This Program:
Have that creative itch that needs scratching? With the creative technology offered in our Makerspace Room, you can. From cameras and lightboxes, to green screens and audio equipment, your creative side can be expressed. (Capacity is 1 Person, or 1 F...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Movies, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About This Program:
Use origami to make some Pokemon bookmarks! Audience: recommended for ages 6 to 14 Registration is required to pickup the craft kit. The tutorial will be available to everyone on the GPPL website by July 31. https://www.gppl.ca/EN/main/brows...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
About This Program:
Create some beautiful watercolour leaves using this take home craft kit! Audience: Recommended for ages 6 to 8 Registration is required. Kits can be picked up in the Children's Department on the second floor of GPPL. If you would prefer to...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Tell Me Why

10:30am - 11:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes, Learning at the Library
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
About This Program:
Come learn about the world around you! This interactive story time will help kids learn about animals, science, nature, and more. When you register for this program you will be e-mailed a link to the zoom meeting. If you do not receive the link wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library, Careers & Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About This Program:
Learn how to use online resources and keep looking for work even during these unprecedented times. Albertans who are underemployed, unemployed, or at risk for unemployment are welcome. Presented in partnership with R. Work group.  This&n...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: All Ages, Children
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
About This Program:
Writing complete stories is hard, so why not work together? Come join us for a fun group storytelling activity where we help each other create wacky short stories! Audience: ages 10 to 14 ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pressed Flower Bookmarks

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Sky Story Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Hobbies & Games, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About This Program:
Press your favourite plants from the summer, and preserve them to make bookmarks! Join us for a calming afternoon.  Registration required. All materials provided.   If you would rather make the bookmarks at home, or if you h...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Makerspace Room

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Willie Janssen Discovery Room
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
About This Program:
Have that creative itch that needs scratching? With the creative technology offered in our Makerspace Room, you can. From cameras and lightboxes, to green screens and audio equipment, your creative side can be expressed. (Capacity is 1 person, or 1 F...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
About This Program:
Are you ready to play Dungeons and Dragons? Join us for an unforgettable adventure in the Forgotten Realms, Tuesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm starting on Tuesday, March 16. We will be using D&D Beyond and Zoom to run the campaign. Please create a ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitters Circle

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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Music, Storytimes
About This Program:
Lori from GPPL sings some favourite songs from her Musical Tots program, using a bunch of her puppet friends and an improvised musical instrument.These songs are great for preschoolers and their parents to sing, play, and dance along with. https:/...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Music, Storytimes
About This Program:
Lori from GPPL leads everyone through some favourite songs from her Baby Rhyme Time program in the linked YouTube video. These songs are great for parents to sing and perform the actions with their babies and toddlers, and also for preschoolers to en...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Hobbies & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
About This Program:
Participate in a virtual story telling where you get to pick how the story goes! The zoom link will be sent automatically to your e-mail after registration. If you do not receive the e-mail, please e-mail srg@gppl.ca and we will send it to you. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Education, Languages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
About This Program:
Come and practice your English conversational skills in a small group setting.  What are the benefits? Practice your English Learn about Canadian culture Connect with people and make friends Share experiences  Basic know...

Swan City Writers

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
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 Wednesday of every month.   ...

Just Sew

10:00am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Grande Prairie Public Library
Room: Rotary Community Room
About This Program:
A sewing and 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 sewers and enjoy the comfort of friends while you sew.  Please ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Education, Languages
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
About This Program:
Come and practice your English conversational skills in a small group setting.  What are the benefits? Practice your English Learn about Canadian culture Connect with people and make friends Share experiences  Basic know...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Room: GPPL Virtually Anywhere
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learning at the Library, Careers & Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
About This Program:
These workshops will provide an overview of the uses of resumes and how to tailor them for specific positions. Participants will be assisted through a group resume writing process to complete their resumes.   Albertans who are underemplo...