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Jul. 3, '20

Learn to Urban Sketch: Part 2 - Basic Art Tips

Welcome to the second post in my Learn to Urban Sketch series! Last post, we learned about what urban sketching is, the supplies we use, and saw some beautiful examples of the variety of art styles that are out there.Now…



Jun. 24, '20

Learn to Urban Sketch: Part 1 - What is Urban Sketching?

While we are all isolated during the pandemic, it’s important to stay connected with other people. Starting a new creative hobby, and connecting with others online, is a great way to look after your mental health during this turbulent time. I have been creating Urban Sketches for years and would like to share…



Jun. 23, '20

Accessing eBooks Through Your Library: A How-To Guide

I don't always go digital, but when I do: I prefer to borrow rather than buy. Want to save money by downloading eBooks (and audiobooks) for free using your library card? Get started by reading this quick tutorial. All you need is a library card (start a free trial



Jun. 10, '20

4 Steps to Becoming an Ally

“I raise up my voice - not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard.” - Malala YousafzaiJune is both Pride Month and National…



Jun. 8, '20

Library Reopening Plan: First Phase

Libraries are in Stage 2 of the Alberta Government Relaunch Strategy. As of this writing, the launch date of Stage 2 is still TBD. The government website lists libraries as being able to open "with restrictions" but we don't know what…



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PSA: Reading Not Cancelled

The Library is currently closed to the public in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. This makes us incredibly sad because we LOVE what we do! We LOVE our patrons. We LOVE interacting with you all on a daily basis. And we know that you LOVE reading and are probably really upset that you can’t get your materials right now. Here’s what you can still do with your library card from the comfort of your self-quarantine.  ...read more
Mar. 18, '20