Winter Spring All Ages and Special Events

Winter Spring programming will begin third week of January

Program registration opens December 14


May 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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Special Events/All Ages

Name 
Description
Availability Ages*** Platform 
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. 
 

Last Thursday of the month:

January 27, February 24, March 31, April 28, May 26.
All Ages* FREE
In-person
Drop-in

International Women's Day 2022 International Women's Day Trivia Contest



Women's Self Defense Course partnered with the Ryu Senshi Judo Club


March 1-31



March 12 from 10am-11:30am
All Ages



Ages 18+
Contest Form


Registration is closed
Comic Con 2022 Calling all fandoms! Our Comic Con 2022 special event has returned for another amazing year. Visit the Comic Con webpage for updates and all the latest news.

*Activities and events are subject to change in respect to the mandates in place due to COVID 19
Saturday May 7, 2022 from 10am-3pm All Ages SGPL Website
Pride 2022

More information coming soon! June 2022
All Ages

SGPL Website

Indigenous History Month: Ribbon Skirt Workshop
Learn how to make your own ribbon skirt. Join Knowledge Keeper Barb to learn the history and make a ribbon skirt.

*experience sewing is recommended
Meet and Greet at the library: Wednesday June 1 or 8

Workshop at BPAC: Saturday June 4 or 11


Ages 18+ FREE,
In-person
Registered

Space is limited


AHS Injury Prevention Presentations
Sun Safety
Appropriate for: Children, Teens and Adults
Embrace the summer with some sun safety facts. This presentation will address information such as a) how to properly use sunscreen, b) proper sun attire, c) the differences in UV-Rays and d) the ABCDE’s of early detection for skin cancer.

Older Adult Falls Prevention
Appropriate for: Adults and Older Adults
This interactive workshop will explore factors that increase the risk of falling, provide strategies for reducing falls, and instruct on easy physical activities that anyone can use to build their strength and balance

Presented by Alberta Health Services

Session 1: Sun Safety Tuesday June 7 6-7pm

Session 2: Adult Fall Prevention
Thursday June 16 6-7:15pm
All Ages FREE, 
In-person
Registered

Space is limited
Board Game Night
NEW
Enjoy playing some of your favorite board games and tabletop games with family and friends We will highlight games that are a part of our extensive library collection.

You can even borrow the games you like with your library card and play them at home!
Monthly
1st Friday of the month
February-June
4:00-5:00pm

4 Feb, 4 March, 1 April, 6 May, 3 June
All Ages (10+ recommended) FREE,
In-person
Registered

Space is limited
Dungeons & Dragons Workshop Theme: How to DM.
Want to learn more about Dungeons & Dragons? This is an introductory quick start workshop for aspiring DM's new to Dungeons and Dragons and wanting to learn the first steps of being a Dungeon Master. You will learn the basics of DMing and walk away with some essential tips to begin your next campaign. There's a lot to learn and it can be intimidating. This workshop will help you get started.
This program is facilitated by Sylvia "DM Dougie" Douglas of Rolling Tales
Saturday 15 January
2:00-3:30pm
Ages 13+
FREE,
In-person
Registered

Space is limited
Dungeons & Dragons Club
NEW
Join in on the action and adventure as we campaign our way through the world of Dungeons and Dragons. No previous gaming experience required. All levels of expertise are welcome.
Monthly
Last Saturday of the month
January-May
2:00pm-3:00pm

29 January, 26 February, 26 March, 30 April, 28 May

Ages 13+ FREE,
In-person

PROGRAM IS FULL

Space is limited

Nerf Battle Royale
NEW
Find out what happens at the library after hours...
Bring your own protective googles, Nerf blasters and darts.
(darts only, no high-impact Nerf spherical rounds/balls)

Monthly
Last Friday of the month
6:30-7:30pm

28 January, 25 February, 25 March, 29 April, 27 May
Ages 8+
FREE,
In-person

PROGRAM IS FULL

Space is limited

Virtual Velykden' - Ukrainian Pioneer Easter
Take a virtual step back in time to learn how Ukrainians in Alberta celebrated Easter 100 years ago, and learn how those traditions continue today. You’ll learn how to make a pysanka, a special decorated egg, and have a chance to interact with our interpreters and ask them questions.
Friday 1 April
1:00-1:45pm
Grades 1-6

School age kids,  Homeschoolers and All Ages
FREE
Online
Registered

Space is limited
Tech Bowl Splash into our Tech Bowl this season! Explore and play with some of your favourite tech such as OSMO, OZOBOTS, iPads, video game consoles and classics such as our retro tech.
Tues 12-8pm,
Wed 3-6pm,
Thurs 3-6pm,
Fri 12-6pm

January-May
All Ages

*children under 12 must have caregiver on premises*
FREE,
In-person
drop in to register.

Space is limited
Community Craft Come by the library to pick up your supplies for an easy craft or activity to make at home. While supplies last.
New craft available to pick up every month
All Ages Facebook
and YouTube

*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!

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