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Storywalk at the Gibbons Museum 1 - 12 July 2022

StoryWalk!

June 30 2022

A StoryWalk kit has been provided to us by Northern Lights Library System and has been put in place at the Gibbons Museum. It will be there from 1 - 12 July 2022. StoryWalk® was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and has developed with the help of Rachel Senechal,…

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Closed 1-3 July for Canada Day

Closed for Canada Day

June 30 2022

Enjoy your long weekend. The Library will re-open Monday, 4 July at 10am.

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Closed for May Long Weekend 21-23 May 2022.

Closed for the May Long Weekend

May 20 2022

The library will be closed for the May Long Weekend 21 - 23 May 2022. We will reopen Tuesday, 24 May 2022 at 10am. Enjoy your long weekend!

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Mental Health Week youth movie showing.

Youth Movie Night and Chat

April 26 2022

The Library will be hosting a showing of Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald in honour of Mental Health Week. The showing will take place 5 May at 5:00pm at the GCC. No registration is required and there is no cost. Free snacks and drinks! Bring your own pillows…

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Closed for Easter

April 13 2022

The Library will be closed for the Easter Weekend from 15th to the 18th of April. We will re-open at 10am on Tuesday, 19 April. Have a good holiday weekend!

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Memorial for Janet "Grail" Rubin - Gibbons Librarian.

March 18 2022

We are pleased to have received a new piece of furniture for our children's area. The couch and plaque was purchased in memory of Janet "Grail" Rubin who served the Town of Gibbons as Librarian for 25 years. Grail was part of the community for over 40 years. She started…

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Virtual Conference for International Women's Day - March 7 - 9:30 - 11:30

International Women's Day

March 1 2022

Sturgeon County FCSS and Gibbons FCSS have planned a virtual event for International Women’s Day! Please see the poster for more information.

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2021 Statistical Infographic

March 1 2022

We have finished our Annual Report for 2021 and would like to share some information about our activities over the past year! Thank you for your patronage and we hope to see you again soon!

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Closed 19 - 21 February 2022 for Family Day

Closed for Family Day

February 14 2022

The Library will be closed from 19 - 21 February 2022 for Family Day. We will re-open Tuesday, 22 February at 10am.  

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Christmas closure 24 Dec - 3 Jan 2022

Library Closed for the Holidays.

December 21 2021

The Library will be closed from Thursday, 24 December - Monday, 3 January 2022 for the Christmas Holiday. We will receive our last van run of 2021 on Wednesday, 22 December. Your last opportunity to pick-up your holds before Christmas will be this Thursday! Please note…

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Closed for Inventory 16 December 2021

Library Closed for Inventory

December 14 2021

Please note that the Library will be closed to the public on Thursday, 16 December 2021 to facilitate taking an inventory of the collection. We will re-open on Friday, 17 December 2021.

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New hoopla BingePass launched

December 10 2021

The Gibbons Public Library now offers digital magazines through hoopla! Check out hoopla Magazines through the new hoopla BingePass for unlimited access to current issues of 50 magazines...with just one borrow! For more information on magazines with Binge Pass check https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/14738021…

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Closed for Remembrance Day

November 10 2021

Lest we Forget. Please consider attending a local Remembrance Day ceremony. If you can't make it, the National ceremony taking place in Ottawa will be streamed through the Royal Canadian Legion's Facebook page. Please see the Royal Canadian Legion's website for more information.…

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Problem accessing Libby?

November 1 2021

Due to changes made by Libby to their platform, some users with older iPhone/iPads running iOS 9 or earlier may experience difficulties accessing the platform.   If you can, please update to iOS 10, or use a newer web browser.   Please see https://help.libbyapp.com/en-us/6242.htm…

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Library closed Thanksgiving Monday 11 October.

Library Closed for Thanksgiving!

October 8 2021

The Library will be closed Monday, 11 October for Thanksgiving. We will re-open 10 AM on Tuesday.

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Library Board members wanted!

The Library Board Needs Volunteers!

October 8 2021

The Library Board is seeking volunteers who would like to have a say in the governance of the Library. See this article from Bookriot for an overview of the role of the Library Board in the operation of a public library. Also, check out the Library Board Basics publication…

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Parent-Child Mother Goose Program Poster

Parent-Child Mother Goose

October 5 2021

Please see the poster for the Parent-Child Mother Goose programs being offered this Fall by Families First Fort Saskatchewan. These are great programs for developing literacy and attachment between parents and their children! Call Families First at 780-998-5595 ext. 226…

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Closed 30 September

September 28 2021

Please note that the Library will be closed 30 September in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We will re-open Friday 1 October at 10 AM.

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COVID-19 Protocols at the Gibbons Public Library

September 21 2021

In response to the recent announcements made by the Government of Alberta, the Gibbons Public Library will implement the following measures for preventing the spread of COVID-19: Mandatory masking. Maintaining 2 metres distancing between members of different households;…

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Closed for Labour Day

September 3 2021

Please note that the Library will be closed for Labour Day on Monday, 6 September 2021. We will re-open Tuesday, 7 September 2021.

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