Red Deer Public Library

The Red Deer Public Library downtown branch is expected to reopen on March 22. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)

Red Deer libraries to reopen starting Monday

The downtown branch is slated to reopen later, on March 22

 

The Red Deer Public Library downtown branch will likely not reopen as quickly as other branches because work needs to be completed on its HVAC system replacement. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)

Preparation work begins on reopening Red Deer’s libraries

CEO hopes to know more about reopening dates later this week

 

The Dawe and Timberlands branches have reopened their doors to the public for limited hours, says Red Deer Public Library CEO Shelley Ross. (Advocate file photo).
The Dawe and Timberlands branches have reopened their doors to the public for limited hours, says Red Deer Public Library CEO Shelley Ross. (Advocate file photo).
A world of summer adventure awaits you at the library

A world of summer adventure awaits you at the library

There’s a ton of adventure available for you this summer. The Red…

  • Jul 2, 2020
A world of summer adventure awaits you at the library
Red Deer Public Library CEO Shelley Ross. (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer Public Library starts taking curbside pickup orders Saturday

Many dilemmas must be resolved before branches can safely reopen, says CEO

Red Deer Public Library CEO Shelley Ross. (Advocate file photo).
An art project launched by the Red Deer Public Library will decorate two seniors’ lodges with colourful children’s art. (Contributed photo).

Kids can make art to brighten Red Deer seniors’ lodges

The library’s Kindness in Bloom art project runs this week

An art project launched by the Red Deer Public Library will decorate two seniors’ lodges with colourful children’s art. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer Public Library temporarily closed its downtown, Dawe and Timberlands branches on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Public Library temporarily closed its downtown, Dawe and Timberlands branches on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Trish Klein, adult services co-ordinator at the Red Deer Public Library, inspects an ebook reader. Libraries across North America are concerned about the high charges and limitations publishers are putting on digital material. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer library won’t stay silent over e-book costs

Libraries must pay up to three times the price of a paperback for an ebook

Trish Klein, adult services co-ordinator at the Red Deer Public Library, inspects an ebook reader. Libraries across North America are concerned about the high charges and limitations publishers are putting on digital material. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer Reads co-chairs Candice Putnam and Briana Ehnes stand next to a sign of the community book club’s winning title for 2019. (Advocate file photo).
Red Deer Reads co-chairs Candice Putnam and Briana Ehnes stand next to a sign of the community book club’s winning title for 2019. (Advocate file photo).
(Contributed image).
(Contributed image).
File photo by ADVOCATE STAFF                                Shelley Ross, CEO of Red Deer Public Library, said MLAs know the importance of Alberta’s libraries.

Libraries keep hope funding will be maintained

Wait continues for provincial budget

File photo by ADVOCATE STAFF                                Shelley Ross, CEO of Red Deer Public Library, said MLAs know the importance of Alberta’s libraries.
Reading college students earned their diplomas on Wednesday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Reading college students earned their diplomas on Wednesday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Manager of youth services Candice Putnam and manager of adult services Briana Ehnes at Red Deer Public Library encourage people to read the books chosen as the finalists in 2019 Red Deer Reads and vote for their favourite by Aug. 1. (Photo contributed)
Manager of youth services Candice Putnam and manager of adult services Briana Ehnes at Red Deer Public Library encourage people to read the books chosen as the finalists in 2019 Red Deer Reads and vote for their favourite by Aug. 1. (Photo contributed)
Rehearsed readings help bring new plays to life in the Breaking Cover Series at the Red Deer Public Library. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer’s Breaking Cover play-reading series wraps up first season with ‘Frankenstein’

Red Deer Players, library will co-present June 9 rehearsed reading of new script

Rehearsed readings help bring new plays to life in the Breaking Cover Series at the Red Deer Public Library. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer Public Library invites Red Deerians to join the Read for 15 literacy challenge. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)

Get ready to read Red Deer

Read for 15 minutes campaign on Friday

Red Deer Public Library invites Red Deerians to join the Read for 15 literacy challenge. (File photo by ADVOCATE staff)
Red Deer program encourages parents to read to kids

Red Deer program encourages parents to read to kids

1000 Books Before Kindergarten through Red Deer Public Library

Red Deer program encourages parents to read to kids
Dozens of kids got their pictures taken with R2-D2 at the May the Fourth Be With You event at Red Deer’s downtown public library. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Dozens of kids got their pictures taken with R2-D2 at the May the Fourth Be With You event at Red Deer’s downtown public library. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Obsessions Octet members violinist Yue Deng, cellist player Ronda Metszies, and double bassist John Taylor enchanted the noon-time crowd at First Thursdays in the Snell. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

First Thursdays in the Snell draws a full house

Musical interlude at Red Deer Public Library

Obsessions Octet members violinist Yue Deng, cellist player Ronda Metszies, and double bassist John Taylor enchanted the noon-time crowd at First Thursdays in the Snell. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
(Promotional photo).
(Promotional photo).