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APL Closure Dec. 13

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 (Airdrie, AB) – As you know, the province has ordered public libraries to close effective Dec. 13. The closure is for four weeks and will be re-assessed at the end of that period.

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Online Winter program registration starts Monday, Dec. 21

Registration for our first Winter 2021 programming sessions will begin on Monday December 21, 2020. Visit our website to register or contact us for help at info@airdriepubliclibrary....

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Library Board Passes Motion Requiring Face Covering in the Library

Saturday, August 1, 2020
(Airdrie, AB) – The City of Airdrie Public Library Board held a Special Meeting on Friday, July 31, to discuss the possibility of mandating face covering while in the library. The following motion was passed unanimously by the eight board members who were able to attend:

BE IT RESOLVED that Airdrie Public Library, effective 2020 August 3 (Monday), implement a policy for staff and patrons such that all individuals over the age of five (5) be required to wear a face covering (medical or non-medical-grade) while in the Library building until further notice. Medical exemptions may be granted for staff or patrons by the Director or her delegated authority.

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Events

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Online ZOOM Meeting
Family Storytime Winter1
Start your Saturday morning with a Family Storytime. Join us virtually for a 30-minute storytime that includes all your favorite songs, rhymes and stories. Zoom meeting codes will be provided within 24 hours of storytime.
Register online at www.airdriepubliclibrary.ca under Virtual Programs & Events.

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Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Zoom
Alexis Kienlen Author Reading Winter1
Author Alexis Kienlen will be reading from her recent novel Mad Cow. She has published two books of poetry, She dreams in red and 13, both with Frotenac House. She's also written a biography of a Sikh civil rights activist. Her poetry, fiction, journalism and creative non-fiction pieces has appeared in publications across Canada and on the web. Mad Cow is her first novel.

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Date: Monday, January 25, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: ZOOM Meeting Room
Sing Read Rhyme Winter1
Join us for a fun-filled 30 minutes of finger plays, rhymes, simple stories and songs aimed at children from birth to 5 and their caregivers. Zoom meeting codes will be provided within 24 hrs of storytime.

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