May 2023 Stavely Municipal Library News
MAY 2023 Library News
Monday – 1:30 to 6:00 pm Wednesday – 12:00 to 6:00 pm
Tuesday – 9:00 to 5:00 pm Thursday – 1:30 to 5:00 pm
CLOSED MONDAY MAY 22
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THE FRIENDS OF STAVELY LIBRARY SOCIETY
Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday Sept 7th @ 6pm. Highway Cleanup is scheduled May 6th, alternate date May 13th. For Friends members of the Society, who wish to volunteer, mark this date on your calendar. We are in need of volunteers!
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Stavely Library Board- Next regular meeting on May 30 at 7pm.
BOOK CLUB – Next meeting will be Thursday May 4th in the library at 7:00pm. We will be discussing “The Marsh King’s Daughter” by Karen Dione; “Straight Man” by Richard Russo and “The Last Letter from your Lover” by JoJo Moyes which were Books to Movies. May’s theme will be Beach Reads. They are as follows:
v –- The It Girl by Ruth Ware – Mystery/Thriller
v –– The House at Riverton by Kate Morton – Historical Fiction/Gothic Mystery
v – Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen – Magical Realism
If you are interested in participating, please come to our meeting to choose which book you would like to read or perhaps you can choose all of them! Also, we will be choosing a book about Book Clubs for June. Suggestions are welcome – New members are always welcome!
New – Third Lecture of the
The Plot Thickens Garden Club Lecture Series will be on Thursday, May 18th7pm
Are you interested in gaining knowledge of plants, gardens and gardening? The Stavely Public Library is hosting the second lecture in the gardening series that will be held in the Library on Thursday, May 18th, 7pm to 9pm. Our guest speaker is Jacquie from Randle Handles Horticulture. Jacquie’s presentation will be discussing trees and shrub pruning, and what trees survive our chinook conditions. Come join us for a fun and interesting evening with snacks and door prizes provided. Cost is $10 per person. Pre-register by email: email@example.com or text # 403-682-8880. Date and topic will be posted each month on the Library Website: www.stavelylibrary.ca; Stavely Municipal Library Facebook page, and Stavely newsletter.
The next lecture will be held on June 15th at 6:30 - 8:30pm free of charge. Our presenter will be Kara Matthews, Horticulturist from Coutts Centre, talking about Plants, Pollinators, Pests, and Predators! Plants that grow on our prairies, Plant Roles, Common Pests, Pollinators and Predators, Pollination vs. Fertilization. Also we hope to have a garden tour at the Coutts Centre in July if enough interest. Start up will begin again in Sept.
All manner of gardeners are welcome – from pot to plot! No Library membership necessary!
If you would like a Library Membership Chinook Arch users can now renew their memberships online! A link to the online renewal form has been added to each library website and can be accessed at:
Family membership - $20 Adult Membership - $15 Juvenile Membership – $5 Includes:
- Newly Released Books for every age: loaned for 3 weeks, with two renewals
- Newly Released DVDs: loaned for 7 days, with two renewals
- Free e-resources on our website includes, e-books, audiobooks, Hoopla, Magazines, Newspapers, learning e-resources for adults and students, free admission passes to local museums.
- Looking for new recipes, crafts, organizing skills, renovating ideas, or maybe dreaming of a vacation? Get some ideas from our varied selection of Magazines newly displayed each month that can be physically borrowed for 3 weeks.
All this and more FREE with your library card!
FEATURED BOOKS OF THE MONTH
- The Lost English Girl by Julia Kelly
- Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff
- Countdown by James Patterson
- Two Wars and a Wedding by Lauren Willig
- Hang The Moon by Jeanette Walls
- Loyalty by Lisa Scottoline
- The House of Eve by Sadega Johnson
- Maame by Jessica George
- Homecoming by Kate Morton
- I Will Find You by Harlan Coben
- The Sister Effect by Susan Mallery
- Secretly Yours by Tessa Bailey
- Never Never by Colleen Hoover
- A Novel Proposal by Denise Hunter
- The Librarian of Burned Books by Brianna Labuskas
- Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
- Dark Angel by John Sandford
- The Only Survivors by Megan Miranda
- My Heart Will Find You by Jude Deveraux
- Go As A River by Shelley Read
- The Cuban Heiress by Chanel Cleeton
- The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters
- The Kind Worth Saving by Peter Swanson
- The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth
FEATURED DVD MOVIES
- Maybe I Do
- Heartland the complete Fifteenth season
Coming Soon - Yellowstone Season 5, Part 1; Shazam! Fury Of The Gods, The Super Mario Bros. Movie
New arrivals weekly – to reserve a copy of these new arrivals –you can place a hold on them, either on our website, or by visiting or phoning the library. Looking for your next read? You can refer to our “Trending” List for Fiction and Non-fiction books each month on our website. April’s list is now available. Please go to www.stavelylibrary.ca or call the Library @ 403-549-2190 for more information or EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org