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July 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter

JULY 2020

 

ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!


With Public Libraries on the list of facilities able to open in Phase 2, KITSCOTY PUBLIC LIBRARY is pleased to announce that we will be opening BUT with some changes to make it safe for both patrons and staff. The following will be our operation hours and procedures for the months of July and August (beginning July 7)

 

WE WILL BE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY ON TUESDAYS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12 NOON AND 7PM FOR ONE FAMILY AT A TIME. WHILE WE ARE NOT DISCOURAGING CHILDREN IN THE LIBRARY WE REQUEST THAT THEY SHOULD AT ALL TIMES BE CLOSE TO AN ADULT.

 

APPOINTMENTS WILL BE SET FOR 20 MINUTES. THIS TIME WILL BE FOR YOU TO BROWSE, SELECT AND CHECK OUT MATERIAL. AFTER EVERY PATRON LEAVES THE STAFF WILL THEN TAKE TIME TO SANITIZE BEFORE THE NEXT APPOINTMENT. WE REQUEST THAT IF YOU ARRIVE EARLY THAT YOU WAIT IN YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL YOUR ALLOTTED TIME.

 

WASHROOMS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.

 

MASKS WILL NOT BE MANDATORY BUT ARE CERTAINLY WELCOME TO BE WORN.

 

YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT THE LIBRARY THROUGH OUR INBOX ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT.  PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IF YOU ARE SICK OR HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS TO STAY HOME, CONTACT THE STAFF AS TO YOUR CANCELLATION AND IF YOU WISH YOU CAN REBOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT.

 

Interlibrary loans are still unavailable. We will notify everyone when they are available again. Until then only books within our library are available to check out and can be reserved with your library card ahead of time if you wish.

 

We know that these procedures are different and we would like to thank you for  your patience and willingness to work with us during the summer. We will keep the community informed when we can return to our regular library operations.

“The Living Room of Our Community”

 

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca                 

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page: Kitscoty Public Library

January 2020 Newsletter



Newsletter

January 2020



JANUARY is the Beginning of the Winter Reading Contest

AND 

JANUARY - Family Literacy Day!

 

Winter Reading Contest  

January 2 – February 29, 2020

Reading Forms and Information will be available at the Library.

This is open to all ages Kindergarten to Adult.  Take time to read a minimum of 5 hours for 12 and under and 7 hours if you are over 12. Enter to win. Prizes will be drawn through the Northern Lights Library System from entries collected and submitted through system libraries.

 

Family Literacy Day - Mark January 28th as WE CELEBRATE LITERACY DAY with a Teddy Bear Picnic and Sleepover. Bring your child ages 4 - 12 to do crafts, stories and games with their favorite “Teddy Bear”. Bears will have the option to sleepover at the Library and can be picked up the next day.

 

Rhymes That Bind

A new session will be starting at the end of January. Please follow Facebook for more information.

 

Book Club

Book Club is currently reading “The Testament” and “The Handmaids Tale” both by Margaret Atwood.  Contact the Librarian for more information on the dates and times to meet.

 

Life Long Learning

We will be beginning Crochet, Knitting and Looming sessions on January 15. These sessions will run through to February 26. All levels are welcome. We will have instructors for all each night or you can just drop in to get help with a current project. Cost will be $2/evening and project kits will cost $5 each. Register at the Library or on Facebook.

 

We always look forward to seeing you at the Library!


“The Living Room of Our Community”

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca               

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page:  Kitscoty Public Library

February 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter

February 2020



Winter Reading Contest  - “Snow Many Books!”

 January 1 – February 29, 2020

Reading Forms and Information will be available from the Library.

 

This is open to all ages Kindergarten to Adult.  Take time to read a minimum of 5 hours for 12 and under and 7 hours if you are over 12. Enter to win. Prizes will be drawn for through the Northern Lights Library System from entries collected and submitted through our local library!

 

Life Long Learning

Crochet/Knitting/Looming lessons are running all this month. Crochet lessons are full, but there is still space for knitting and looming. Let us know on the Facebook page if you are interested in registering for either of these. Lessons will run for the month of February. Evenings are all drop-in at $2 per evening. Kits can be purchased for $5 if needed or bring your own project.

 

Adult Book Club

Contact the Librarian for more information as to meeting dates. The Books to be discussed each month can be found on the Facebook Page as well!

 

Coffee Time Tech Tips 

These sessions are put on in conjunction with CLASS. They will run on Wednesday mornings from Feb 12 - Apr 22 at 10:30 am. Check out our Facebook Page or Website  for more information.

 

We always look forward to seeing you at the Library!


“The Living Room of Our Community”

 

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca                 

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page: Kitscoty Public Library

March 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter

March 2020



Life Long Learning

March and April are craft months at the Library. March will be Woven CD Suncatchers, Wooden Spoon Garden Markers, Paint Pour and Bird House/Bird Feeders. Go to the Face book page to register. Classes will have limited spots and some have age restrictions. 

 

Coffee Time Tech Tips

Reminder that CLASS is hosting weekly Tech Tip classes at the Public Library each Wednesday from 10:30 - 11:30 am. You need to register through CLASS to attend. Topics this month will be: Mar 4- Contacts, Calendars and Face Time, Mar 11 & 18- Organizing Photos and Mar 25- Using the Internet.

 

Book Club

Book Club will be March 12th this month.  Books being read are “Calypso” by David Sedaris, “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens and “My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises” by Fredrick Backman.

 

We always look forward to seeing you at the Library!


“The Living Room of Our Community”

 

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca                 

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page: Kitscoty Public Library



April 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter

April 2020




Who would have thought that this is how April 2020 would look!

 

Do to the Covid 19 Pandemic the Public Library will be closed until further notice

 

Life Long Learning, Coffee Time Tech Tips, Book Club and all other programming are suspended until further notice

 

However DO keep up with various ways you can stay connected with the Library and Literacy by watching posts on the Facebook Page and on the Web Site. If you have any questions or need help with anything please contact us through the Facebook Page and we can help you out or direct you to a site that can. 

 

Stay Healthy, Stay Safe and keep reading!

 

“The Living Room of Our Community”

 

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca                 

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page: Kitscoty Public Library



May 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter

May  2020




We hope that you are all keeping safe and healthy! 

 

Are you taking time to keep up with all the resources and activities that are offered online FREE with your Library Membership? There are SOOOO many things offered so keep up to date via Facebook and the Website.

 

If you have any questions or need help with anything please contact us through the Facebook Page and we can help you out or direct you to a site that can. 

 

Stay Healthy, Stay Safe and keep reading!

 

“The Living Room of Our Community”

 

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca                 

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page: Kitscoty Public Library

 

June 2020 Newsletter

Newsletter

June 2020


We hope that you are all continuing to keep safe and healthy! 

 

Unfortunately due to the “gatherings” mandate of Provincial Health and recommendations from the Public Library Services Branch we will continue to be closed and are cancelling all summer programming.

 

Please make sure that you contact us through our FB page if you have any needs or questions. We will be more than happy to assist you as best as we can.

 

Be sure to continue to keep up with all the resources and activities that are offered online FREE with your Library Membership.  There are SOOOO many things offered and we will endeavor to keep you informed via Facebook and the Website.

 

We look forward to when we will be able to service you in person but in the meantime - 

 

Stay Healthy, Stay Safe and Keep Reading!

 

“The Living Room of Our Community”

 

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca                 

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page: Kitscoty Public Library

August 2020 Newsletter

August 2020

Newsletter



Just a reminder of our opening procedures now that we are able to open under the Provinces Phase 2 opening. 

 

However please note that we will not be open during the two week period of August 24 - September 4, 2020. (This is to accommodate the school as they prepare for the school year.) We will be holding a virtual Library Board meeting on August 20 to prepare for the fall.

 

AUGUST 1 - 21, 2020

WE WILL BE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY ON TUESDAYS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12 NOON AND 7PM FOR ONE FAMILY AT A TIME. WHILE WE ARE NOT DISCOURAGING CHILDREN IN THE LIBRARY WE REQUEST THAT THEY SHOULD AT ALL TIMES BE CLOSE TO AN ADULT.

 

APPOINTMENTS WILL BE SET FOR 20 MINUTES. THIS TIME WILL BE FOR YOU TO BROWSE, SELECT AND CHECK OUT MATERIAL. AFTER EVERY PATRON LEAVES THE STAFF WILL THEN TAKE TIME TO SANITIZE BEFORE THE NEXT APPOINTMENT. WE REQUEST THAT IF YOU ARRIVE EARLY THAT YOU WAIT IN YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL YOUR ALLOTTED TIME.

 

WASHROOMS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.

 

MASKS WILL NOT BE MANDATORY BUT ARE CERTAINLY WELCOME TO BE WORN.

 

YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT THE LIBRARY THROUGH OUR INBOX ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT.  PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IF YOU ARE SICK OR HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS TO STAY HOME, CONTACT THE STAFF AS TO YOUR CANCELLATION AND IF YOU WISH YOU CAN REBOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT.

 

We know that these procedures are different and we would like to thank you for  your patience and willingness to work with us during the summer. We will keep the community informed when we can return to our regular library operations.

 

“The Living Room of Our Community”

 

Website:  www.kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca                 

Email Address:  librarian@kitscotypubliclibrary.ab.ca

FaceBook Page: Kitscoty Public Library