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Fun and Informative Programs at Your Library!

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At Saddletowne library, we have a wide variety of programs to help you learn and have fun! Take a look at these great programs coming up at your library!

Parlez-vous français? If so, we have an exciting program coming up at the Saddletowne Library just for you! Saddletowne Library is excited to host a job search workshop in French! This unique program is offered in conjunction with Connexion Carriere. Register today to ensure your spot in this program, taking place May 9th, at 7:00 PM!

Is your child starting kindergarten in the upcoming school year? Sometimes, parents and children are unsure of what to expect from their first year of school. Saddletowne library is pleased to present “Preparing your Child for Kindergarten”! This one hour course will help you develop techniques to help children develop vital numeracy, literacy, and social skills. This program is a fun way to help parents and children feel that they are prepared for the exciting times coming up in their kindergarten year! This program takes place on May 12th, so register today!

Looking for a fun way to bond with your school-age child this summer? Try our Parent-Child book club! This fun, lively event is held once a month, on May 14, June 11, July 9, and August 13. All who would like to attend are required to register in advance, so call or go online today! This exciting program picks the very best in children’s and young adult literature and provides a great forum to encourage children to voice their opinions and express their joy of reading! This program is an excellent way to motivate children to keep reading through the summer months.

Saddletowne is pleased to present “Chakras” in conjunction with Innerscapes. This informative session will be held with Norma Veldhoen, and will cover the basics of Chakras, including what chakras are and the role they play in your health. For more information on this program, please visit the “programs” section of the CPL website. This program has extremely limited registration, so call or register online today! This program will run on Wednesday, May 16th at 7:00 – 8:30 PM.

If you are interested in any of the following programs register in-person, online, or by phone today! See you soon!

Spring Break Fun!

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Spring break is lots of fun, but sometimes teens hanging out want a change of pace. For a fun break this Friday, stop by Saddletowne library and join in our games day!

Starting at 2:30 PM and running until 4:00, our games day will include a Wii game system, a Microsoft Kinect, giant chess, and all types of different board games! This fun event is drop in and completely free!

We encourage all teens and kids to stop by and join us for this super fun event!

See you Friday!

ESL Coffee and Conversation!

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Our ESL Coffee and Conversation has been a lot of fun at the Saddletowne library, but several of our customers have asked if we could offer it at a later time instead.

We certainly think we'll have even more fun if we have more people visit, so starting this Tuesday March 13th, we are moving our meeting time to 6:30 - 8:00 PM!

So stop by after dinner and enjoy practising English with your new friends!

See you Tuesday!

StartSmart:Saving for your Kids' Education

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Wondering how best to save for your child's education? On March 15th, Saddletowne library is pleased to offer a one-night course that will provide information to assist you in starting Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) for your children. An RESP will allow you to assist your children financially if they choose to pursue post-secondary education.

This program is presented in conjunction with Momentum, and will be held at the Saddletowne branch at 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

Registration for this program is necessary, so please call, stop by or visit www.calgarypubliclibrary.com today to register!