Winter Reading Program 2019

The Lakeland Library Region Winter Reading Program is here for 2019! You can join in the fun with bingo cards and a trivia challenge. For more information, or to get a bingo card or trivia challenge sheet, check out our website:

https://www.northbattlefordlibrary.com/?page_id=1656

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Teen Book Club

We’re starting a book club for teens at the North Battleford Library! The club will feature YA books, and participants will be able to suggest and vote on future reads. Our first read will be Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley. Copies are available at the library. Our first meeting will be January 29th, 4pm, right after school. We hope to see you there!

Quick Writing Sessions for Teens

Here at the North Battleford Library, we’re in the process of developing a writing session idea, and would love to hear what you think!

The idea is that we get together and write something based on a given prompt. Afterwards, teens can share what they’ve written, if interested, and have positive feedback, or constructive criticism of their work. No dissing allowed, no tearing apart another’s work; this is to help us all become better writers for school, or just for fun.

Any thoughts? We’d love to hear them!

Trivia Tuesday

The library is holding a trivia night on November 6th! Teams of 2-4 must register by calling us at 306-445-3206. Come enjoy a fun night of testing your knowledge of seemingly useless facts that we all tend to build up in our brains. Prizes will be awarded to the team who gets most answers correct and the least answers correct. So grab a few friends and make a team. Hope to see you there!

 

Volunteer for the Book Sale!

The library needs your help! Library Week is coming up this month, from the 14th to the 20th, and to celebrate the North Battleford Library is putting on a book sale. We know you need volunteer hours, and we need volunteers! It`s almost like the stars aligned to bring us together. The book sale will be on in the evenings of Monday to Wednesday, and all day Thursday to Saturday.

These are the times and dates we need volunteers for:

Date Times
October 15th 4pm-9pm
October 16th 4pm-8pm
October 17th 4pm-9pm
October 18th 4pm-6pm
October 19th 4pm-6pm
October 20th 10:30am-6pm

To sign up, call the library at 306-445-3206, and give your name, email, phone number, and the time(s) you are available. Or you can email me directly at:

asstlibrarian.northbattleford(at)lakeland.lib.sk.ca

Please help us make this book sale a smashing success!

-Candice

 

Books on Self-Discovery

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We have a new book display at the library in the PS4 area. It features books about self-discovery and being who you are. Come check them out. The titles are listed below. Click on them to place the title on hold for yourself.

Bruiser by Neal Shusterman

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn

The Mermaid’s Mirror by L.K. Madigan

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

The Vinyl Princess by Yvonne Prinz

 

Happy reading.