Fall Programs Indigenous

Fall programming will begin second full week of September

Program registration opens August 16.

December 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.


Indigenous Programs

Availability Ages*** Platform 
Indigenous Story Time

Story telling is an important way to learn about Indigenous communities. This new program was created to honour Indigenous cultures and to promote intercultural understanding, to communication between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Join Knowledge Keeper Barbara for a fun, interactive story telling with songs, and puppets.
Alternate Fridays starting on September 30*, 2022 (Oct 14, Oct 28 and Nov 25)
from 10:30am-11:00am and NEW TIME 1pm-1:30pm

*September 16 story time has been cancelled
2-6 with caregivers
(siblings & friends are welcome)
Beginner Cree Lessons Beginner Cree Lessons is a one hour program dedicated to Nehiyawewin (Cree language) resurgence and revitalization. We want to share the Cree language with everyone by creating the opportunity for non-Cree speaking people to begin to learn.

This program will start on Wednesday September 14, 2022 and end on Wednesday October 19, 2022 (6 week session).

*Choose in person or online learning

Every Wednesday

6 week session from September 14- October 19, 2022
18+ FREE, In-person or online
Talking Circles Join our Talking Circles as we share various gifts, wisdom, stories and teachings from our local Indigenous community and neighbors. Listen deeply with a profound opportunity to understand, learn and establish a sense of community in a safe sacred space. Gain a mutual understanding of one another regardless of our various backgrounds. Refreshments will be provided.

*The Talking Circle is mostly suited for older children and adults, but all community members are welcome to attend this free event. 
This program is in partnership with the Spruce Grove FCSS.
Last Thursday of the month at the Spruce Grove Public Library:

September 28, October 26, November 30 and December 14 from 5:30pm-8:00pm.
The Talking Circle will start at 6:00pm.
All Ages* FREE

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
Visit our Orange Shirt Day webpage for more information and a complete schedule of events. Friday September 30, 2022
All Ages* FREE
Alberta Culture Days Visit our Alberta Culture Day webpage for more information and a complete schedule of events. September 23-25 2022  All Ages Drop-in and registered programs*

*Walk-ins welcome if space allows (i.e. no-shows)
Solstice Giving Tree Visit our Winter Holidays Celebration webpage for more information on how to participate. December 1-21 2022 All Ages  FREE

*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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