Fall Programs Adults and Seniors

Fall programming will begin second full week of September

Program registration opens August 16.


September Program 2022 Calendar

Program and Special Event Accessibility for Guests with Disabilities

These programs are for everyone! Online programs will be captioned. If you require another access service to fully participate or have any questions about accessibility, please contact the Programming Team at asgprogramming@yrl.ab.ca or call us at 780-962-4423 ext. 0.  To ensure the best experience, please try to contact us at your soonest convenience.

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Adults/Seniors

Name 
Description
Availability Ages*** Platform 
Adulting 101 Transitioning to adulthood can be tricky and we often don't know where to start. In this course you will be encouraged to discover your own definition of success. You will explore topics like choice, money, relationships and taking care of yourself. Join this course and learn how to put your adulting skills into practice. This course is recommended for individuals between the ages of 16 to 24 years old. For this course, we will be accommodating youth ages 15-24
Wednesdays October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2

4:30-5:30pm
16-24 years
(Also 15-year-old youths, with a signed permission form from their parent or guardian
FREE,
In-person
Registered
Alberta Culture Days Visit our Alberta Culture Day webpage for more information.  September 23-25, 2022
All Ages Drop-in and registered programs*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
AHS Safety Presentations Child Safety Seats
This presentation provides tips and advice for selecting, installing and using child safety seats, booster seats and seat belts for children of different ages, heights and weights. The facilitators will also be available to check participants’ safety seats after the presentation.

Halloween Safety 
Get ready for a safe and spooky Halloween season. This presentation will look at tips and tricks for staying safe, while enjoying all that Halloween has to offer. From costumes to trick or treating, we’ve got you covered!

Infant & Toddler Home Safety 
Learn strategies to protect your little one. This presentation will cover home-based injuries among infants and toddlers such as falls, poisoning, choking, burns, drowning and sleep-related injuries.

Winter Safety
 
This interactive presentation will explore how to stay safe (and warm) this Winter season. Some topics we will cover include dressing for the weather, navigating ice and other obstacles, recognizing and treating cold-related injuries, and staying safe during winter sports.

Presented by Alberta Health Services
Child Safety Seats- Wednesday September 14 from 6-7pm

Halloween Safety- Wednesday October 26 from 6-7pm

Home Safety- Wednesday November 16 from 6-7pm

Winter Safety- Wednesday December 14 from 6-7pm
All Ages FREE,
In-person
Registered*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
Behind the Stacks Podcast We are back after our summer break! Join hosts Simone and Courtney and they discuss everything you can think about in the library world. Tune in for interviews, book recommendations and much more! New content added monthly.
September- December
18+ SGPL Website
Coffee and Cards

You are invited to this seniors program to play games and socialize with the community.
*all expertise are welcome 
Every Tuesday from August 16- December 13 from 1:00pm-3:00pm


65+

FREE
In-person
Drop-in


Doll Head Planters NEW Calling all Frankenstein wannabes, join us as we give old dolls a creepy new purpose--doll head planters for your ghoulish delight! All supplies will be provided, including plants.

Registration is required; spaces are limited.
Saturday October 22 from 4:00pm-5:00pm 18+ FREE, In-person
Registered*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
Furry Friend Visit NEW PROGRAM
Spend time with a pet therapy dog* - read together or just spend some time relaxing with a new friend.

*Meet Starla - she is a Standard Phantom Poodle, who is non-shedding and hypoallergenic
Alternate Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm Sept-Dec

13 Sept; 27 Sept; 11 Oct; 25 Oct; 8 Nov; 22 Nov; 6 Dec
All Ages FREE, In-person
Registered*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
Haunted House NEW  More details coming soon!  TBA Ages 12+ FREE
In-person
Drop-in
Local Author Fair NEW Come by the library and visit all your favorite local authors. Learn more on our webpage. Saturday November 5 from 11:00am-4:00pm All Ages FREE,
In-person
Movember: Beard Care Presentations NEW Register for a 45-minute session about beard care, facilitated by stylists from local barber shop, House of Handsome. There will be information regarding what is Movember and to raise awareness about this important cause. All registrants will be entered into a prize basket (one per session).  Tuesday October 25 from 5:00pm-5:45pm, 6:00pm-6:45pm and 7:00pm-7:45pm. 18+ FREE,
In-person
Registered*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
Nerf Battle Royale
Come with your friends and dodge bookshelves in the ultimate Nerf experience! Find out what happens at the library after hours...
Bring your own protective googles, Nerf blasters. We'll supply the darts

(darts only, no high-impact Nerf spherical rounds/balls)
Monthly
Last Friday of the month
Session 1: 6:30-7:30pm
Session 2: 8pm-9pm

September 30; October 28; November 25

Ages 8+, family-friendly
FREE,
In-person
Registered*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
Spruce Grove Seed Library

The Spruce Grove Seed Library is an ongoing community project. Our goal is to give everyone access to seeds to grow flowers and vegetables. 

Ongoing 18+ Learn more on our website
Taste the World Club

Each month we will provide a small amount of a different spice or spice blend from a different part of the world. Pick up your spice kits at the library at each meeting.

*Choose in person or online learning

Third Thursday of the month (September 15, October 20, November 17 and December 15) from 7:00pm-8:00pm

18+
FREE,
In-person or online
Registered*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
Walking Club Meet at the library and head out to the nature trails to enjoy nature. Exercise is a great way to help ones mental health. And get a chance to connect with the community.

*walks will be cancelled if the weather is colder than -23
Wednesdays from 10:00am-11:00am

September 7-November 2, 2022
18+

All ages are welcome

FREE,
In-person
Registered*

Yap and Wrap Party NEW Winter is a time of year when many people give gifts, regardless of what holiday they celebrate. And isn’t it mind-numbingly boring to sit on the floor in front of the TV, wrapping your gifts alone? Bring the gifts you need to wrap and connect with the community. All wrapping supplies will be provided to wrap your own gifts.

Registration is required; spaces are limited.
Saturday December 10, 2022
Session 1: 1-2pm
Session 2: 2-3pm
Session 3: 3-4pm
18+ FREE, In-person
Registered*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)


*materials available in print and online through our eResources.

**These videos are reserved for the education of Library patrons only. SGPL receives no commercial gain from these recordings. No unauthorized further dissemination of these works is permitted.

***Program age recommendations are simply a guideline for content. Everyone is welcome to attend, regardless of age or ability!

****Walk-ins are welcome if space allows for registered programs (i.e. no-shows).

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