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2021 Summer Reading Program

June 21 2021

Keep kids reading all summer! We invite kids 5-12 to join the summer reading program. Summer kits with crafts and activities available for pickup starting July 5th. Take the 500-minute reading challenge to earn great prizes. For more info and to register visit www.vplibrary.ca/srp...

Quarantine Update

June 17 2021

Please be aware that as of June 17th the library will no longer quarantine library books upon return. Visit the FAQ page for an explanation on why this decision was made. For the past year we have offered 3 days grace on overdue books to account for the lag between…

Magic Bean Super-Dad Storytime

June 15 2021

Here's the link to the Jack and the Beanstalk Storytime: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKD0VhMixPA...

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Now Hiring

June 10 2021

We're hiring a casual library clerk $15.08/hr for 8 hours per week. Click here for more information....

Library Reopening Plan

June 9 2021

The library will follow all Alberta Health Services restrictions on libraries until formal announcements are made rescinding them. Stage 1 June 1 Curbside Service Only Stage 2 June 10 Allow in person service at 1/3 capacity (25 people)Continue distancing, masks, and…

Allecia McDonald Illustrator Interview

May 25 2021

An interview with Allecia McDonald, illustrator of a new children's book called My Mom the Magician, written by Kelly Mazerolle. Allecia shares her experience in creating illustrations for a children's picture book that imagines the career of a hairdresser through…

Magic Bean Super-Dad Storytime - Get Involved!

May 25 2021

We'd like to celebrate dads! Take a selfie and tell us something you love about your dad. We'll add your picture to our giant beanstalk and let everyone know what makes your dad super groovy during our Father's Day story time. Email info@vplibrary.ca or FB msgs need…

Staff Training Closure

May 25 2021

The Library will be closed on Thursday May 27th and Friday May 28th for staff training....

Victoria Day Closure

May 21 2021

The Library will be closed Monday May 24th for Victoria Day....

Magic Bean Super-Dad Storytime Craft Kits

May 19 2021

Call or email the Library to schedule a time to pick up a Father's Day craft kit. The kit includes a gift to make for dad, some magic beans, and a great way to celebrate your dad with the library! Limited kits/while supplies last. Phone Number: 780.853.4288 Email:…

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Board Briefs

May 3 2021

Please be advised that the April 7th minutes of the library board have now been approved and can be found here. Recent highlights include a recommendation that town council appoint Djesihre Rippel to a 2 year term on the library board policy developments on the loan…

Now Accepting Etransfers

April 26 2021

The Vermilion Library now accepts payment of fees by etransfer. Send payment to pay@vplibrary.ca Use the message field to tell us which account to apply the payment to Staff will respond with a receipt and apply the fees to your account Please allow for up to 3 business…

Katrina D. Hamel Author Talk

April 21 2021

An interview with local author Katrina D. Hamel about two Christian Fiction books she wrote: "As the Stars" and "Dividing Sword". The interview includes a short author reading and some details on how she wrote and published these books. Click the following link to…

Library Closure

April 6 2021

As per the provincial announcement on a return to Step 1 the library is now closed for in person visits. Curbside Pickup and other Step 1 services to resume April 7....

Billi J Miller Author Talk

April 6 2021

Interview with local author Billi J Miller about her new children's book "Bubbles Took a Trip", a story inspired by Bubbles, beloved family dog, and his real life adventure! Includes a short author reading, and some details on how this book was published. Click the…

Teddy Bears Picnic Storytime

March 31 2021

Click the following link to watch the Teddy Bears Picnic StoryTime: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUP3etXLFKE...

Easter Holiday Closure

March 29 2021

The library will be closed Friday April 2nd through Monday April 5th for Easter....

Storytime

March 16 2021

There are still a few preschool kits available for pickup (inside library front door). While supplies last. Kits include¬†crafts and the rhymes/songs used in 2 story time sessions we'll be posting to Facebook in March. The Inside, Outside, Upside Down story time link…

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Concrete Entry Modifications

March 11 2021

Please be advised that the library is accepting bids on concrete modifications to our entry. Scope of work and details can be found in the file below. Library Concrete Project...

Storytime

March 9 2021

Preschool craft kits! Pick up a kit that includes some crafts & the rhymes/songs used in 2 upcoming story time sessions. The kits are inside library front door. While supplies last. The Inside, Outside, Upside Down story time link will be posted to Facebook on March…