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Library Link: Lots happening at Airdrie Public Library

Even though Airdrie Public Library’s (APL) programmers are on break as we prepare for the second half of our fall season programming, there’s still a lot happening at the library.
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Airdrie Public Library staff will be facilitating Storywalk in the Park during the month of November.
Even though Airdrie Public Library’s (APL) programmers are on break as we prepare for the second half of our fall season programming, there’s still a lot happening at the library.

You may have noticed that it’s Canadian Library Month. To celebrate, we’ve been making daily posts on social media highlighting Canadian authors.

Guy Vanderhaeghe, Miriam Toews, Thomas King, and Stuart McLean are just a small sampling of the many great authors from this country who inspire us with their uniquely Canadian humour and perspective.

All these authors' works, of course, are available at the library and through TRACPac.

Also, APL has also been hosting seasonal flu shot clinics with Shoppers Drug Mart and Save On Foods. This Friday is the last chance to get your flu shot at the library between 2 and 5:30 p.m.

Our last Storywalk at Nose Creek Regional Park will be coming soon, allowing Airdronians to take a walk with their children or grandchildren, and enjoy The Ghosts Go Spooking by Chrissy Bozik, courtesy of the Marigold Library System and Scholastic Canada.

Registration is well underway for our second half of fall programming, but here are a few highlights worth mentioning for November, which you can register for online:

Our second Writer in Residence program is starting on Nov. 1, featuring Calgary author Simon Rose, who is known for his science fiction and fantasy novels for children and young adults, as well as several writing guides for both aspiring and established authors.

Children’s author Marty Chan is presenting to patrons on Wednesday, Nov. 17, with the targeted demographic of youth aged five to eight.

The Pages of Pride, a book club focusing on LGBTQ2S+ books, launches Nov. 15.

Adulting Basics 101 begins Nov. 17, with the first of four Zoom sessions featuring discussion with experts on investing, nutrition, banking/credit, and job searching.

Minecraft Party gets busy building on Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

iPad Instructionals – a workshop for people 55 and over – has it’s first Zoom session on Nov. 12.

And finally, Teen Gaming, held in our program room, is happening on Nov. 18.

For more information on these and other programs and events, please visit airdriepubliclibrary.ca

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