Winter Spring Adults and Seniors

Winter Spring programming will begin third week of January

Program registration opens December 14


January 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 
Virtual Reading Club
Adult Edition*
SGPL invites you to be part of our virtual reading community where you can connect with other readers online and discuss diverse literary discoveries. 

There is also a chance to win a new book based on the monthly themes! Visit the webpage for more details.
New themes monthly.
January -
December
 18+ SGPL Website
Behind the Stacks Podcast 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.
January-May
18+ SGPL Website
Dial-a-Story
Missing stories from your favorite library staff? Dial-a-Story is here! · Listen to a free, pre-recorded story right from your phone, 24/7 whenever YOU want it. No internet access required. Stories available for preschoolers, older kids, adults and all ages.
New content every 2 weeks
3-5 years, 5-17 years, Adults, All Ages
FREE
Phone-based service
Call 587-853-4554
You can press # at any time during a story to return to the menu
Spruce Grove Seed Library
NEW
The Spruce Grove Seed Library is an ongoing community project. Our goal is to give everyone access to seeds to grow flowers and vegetables. 

Will be available on February 1st, 2022 18+ Learn more on our website
Taste the World Club
NEW
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 the beginning of the month and join us for a virtual discussion on the last Thursday of the month.

*Space is limited
**Spices may change depending on availability

January-May
7:00pm-8:00pm

18+
FREE
Virtual via Zoom

Registered
Alberta Securities Commission Sessions
Session 1: Starting your investment journey
Investing can be part of a healthy financial future, providing you with greater personal freedom, a sense of security and the ability to afford the things you want in life. Join us as we explore the benefits of starting your investment journey and how to avoid common investing mistakes and fraud.

Session 2: Recognizing and avoiding investment scams
Investing comes with inherent risks, but don’t let fraud be one of them. Join us as we uncover the prominent forms of investment fraud, how to recognize them and ultimately protect yourself and others.

Session 3: DIY Investing: Understanding the fundamentals of investing on your own
Self-directed investing is becoming increasingly popular with new and long-time investors. Join us as we walk through assessing if this investing approach is right for you and the fundamentals to opening a trading account, researching and trading investments and avoiding common DIY investing mistakes.

Session 4: Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity in the news, online and even in our social circles. Join us as we walk through what cryptocurrencies are, what they do and the major considerations and risks you should understand before investing.

Provided in partnership with Alberta Securities Commission (ASC), the regulatory agency responsible for administering the province's securities laws. Their mission is to foster a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and to protect investors.
Session 1: Tuesday February 22

Session 2: Wednesday March 16

Session 3: Wednesday March 30

Session 4: Tuesday April 5

From 6:30pm-8:00pm



18+ FREE
Virtual via Zoom

Registered
Walking Book Club Meet at the library and head to the nature trails to enjoy nature and talk books.

*reading is not required
Wednesdays from 10:00am-11:00am

March 2-June 29
18+

All ages are welcome

Learn more here


*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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