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APL Book Page: August 2022

APL Book Page: August 2022

Every month, staff from the Airdrie Public Library send the Airdrie City View a small collection of some of the titles available at the library, along with some short synopses. T
Library Link: Manning up at Airdrie Public Library

Library Link: Manning up at Airdrie Public Library

Airdrie Public Library (APL) has a new exhibit on our walls called The Male Gaze, which some might find challenging, but will certainly spur conversation.
Airdrie teen wins international award for innovative dream car design

Airdrie teen wins international award for innovative dream car design

With 531,692 entries from 78 different countries, 14-year-old Joseph Lee is the only Canadian winner in the global competition, which features innovative vehicle designs.
Provincial rental assistance program now available to Airdrie residents

Provincial rental assistance program now available to Airdrie residents

According to mayor Brown, City council and administration have been advocating for this change since the benefit was first introduced in March 2021.
George McDougall alum cycling across Canada to raise funds for mental health

George McDougall alum cycling across Canada to raise funds for mental health

“The response has been awesome. It’s really been one of the best parts of the trip – the support from friends and family,” he said. “People I haven’t talked to in years have reached out and shown their support, either through donations or giving me some kind words of support.”
GALLERY: Your Local Ranch welcomes guests for Alberta Open Farm Days

GALLERY: Your Local Ranch welcomes guests for Alberta Open Farm Days

Your Local Ranch, located north of Airdrie, hosted farmyard fun and tours for visiting families during the Alberta Open Farm Days open house event on Aug. 13.
Community Links event to celebrate 40 years of operation with '80s-themed birthday bash

Community Links event to celebrate 40 years of operation with '80s-themed birthday bash

To pay homage to the organization's long-lasting roots, the theme of the party is the 1980s, to celebrate the opening of Community Links in 1982. 
Airdrie's JYSEP to host Tie-A-Turban Day

Airdrie's JYSEP to host Tie-A-Turban Day

“The purpose of this event is to build shared experiences and celebrate cultural diversity in Airdrie,” Chadwick said. 
Column: A much-needed break for rest and relaxation

Column: A much-needed break for rest and relaxation

The first week of August for me involved days of leisure, sunbathing, cool beverages, and pure unadulterated laziness. It was a much-needed break for some rest and relaxation following a busy couple of weeks in the newsroom.
Library Link: Resume writing made easy

Library Link: Resume writing made easy

One of the problems with writing a winning resume is that you may know you’re the best person for the job, but you may not be the best at communicating that in a resume.
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