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Welcome to the Fort Saskatchewan Public Library! Read up on our Library News!

Award winning Canadian author Yann Martel once said that libraries are “beacons of light and shining examples of democracy in action”. I couldn’t agree with him more. Not only do libraries value democracy, but they are also committed to intellectual freedom, literacy and learning, equitable access to information and resources, and exceptional customer service from staff who are friendly, knowledgeable, and go the ‘extra mile’.

 

Read the remainder of Michele's article in the Fort Saskatchewan Record here:  http://bit.ly/2rmhmNm

We are so pleased to welcome Richard Van Camp as our Writer in Residence at Fort Saskatchewan Public Library for May and June!  Richard will be visiting schools, meeting with local writers and those interested in writing, as well as putting on programs for all ages throughout his stay. Click here for more info about Richard. 

Archiving | Monday, May 29 | 1-4pm | Makerspace
Do you have photos, slides, VHS tapes, and cassettes that you're hoping to preserve? Convert them to digital and talk about memoir writing, archiving, and recording memories for years to come.

Workshop for Writers | Tuesday, June 6 | 7-8:30pm | Makerspace
Join us for a fun and helpful workshop for all levels and genres of writers.

Special Storytime for Little Ones | Wednesday, June 7 | 10:30-11am | Program Room
Join us for this special storytime during which Richard will read some of his acclaimed works for young children.

Open Mic Night | Friday, June 9 | 6pm | Fireplace area
Richard will host this fun after-hours evening of stories and poetry. Bring a short piece of work to share with the audience or come to listen to the authors in your own community. $5 cover. Wine and cheese will be served.

Teen Book Club  | Monday, June 12 | 7pm | Teen area
Joining teen book club this month is Richard Van Camp, author of A Blanket of Butterflies. Stop in for great conversation, and insider knowledge of what it takes to create a graphic novel. Books are available at the Circulation Desk! Snacks provided. Everyone welcome!

Adult Book Club | Wednesday, June 14 | 7pm | Fireplace area
This month's book selection is The Moon of Letting Go by Richard Van Camp. Richard will attend book club so make sure you come by for this special event! Pick up a copy from the Circulation desk. New members are always welcome. Refreshments available.

Office hours will vary. Click here for details.