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Monday, September 12 marks our first film of the fall Reel Monday season – Love Sarah! See below for a synopsis of the film. Reel Monday is our major fundraiser for the St. Albert Public Library, with a film screening once a month at the beautiful Arden Theatre. All profits support the important work of … Continue reading Reel Monday begins September 12 →
We are once again offering season passes for the upcoming 19th season of Reel Monday. Reel Monday is our major fundraiser for the St. Albert Public Library, with a film screening once a month at the beautiful Arden Theatre and all profits going to the Library. We are now required to sell our tickets via … Continue reading Season passes for Reel Monday available →
Returning this fall: Reel Monday movie nights! Reel Monday is our major fundraiser for the Library, with a film screening once a month at the beautiful Arden Theatre. Individual movie tickets are $15 each. All films begin at 7:00 pm. Tickets are sold through the Arden Theatre box office (a new requirement at the Arden). … Continue reading Reel Monday movie nights are back! →
On Saturday, June 11, the Library and the Board presented the Friends with a plaque at Jensen Lakes Library recognizing our donation toward new furniture at this library. Below are remarks shared by Friends President Graeme Matichuk at the event: Thank you to everyone for joining us here today. Our donation of $25,000 to the … Continue reading Friends Coffee Corner plaque unveiling →
The dates for the Reel Monday Fall 2022 season are booked for the Arden Theatre, and we’ve selected 3 of the 4 the films – take a look at the lineup below and click the film names for trailers. We will announce the ticket sales on our website and in our newsletter (sign up here!) … Continue reading Save the Dates: Reel Monday Fall 2022! →
At our AGM last week, we elected our new executive! Please click here for the President’s Report on 2021 presented at the AGM. 2022-2023 Friends Board President & Marketing Chair Graeme Matichuk Vice President Sandy Fildes Secretary / Treasurer Verla Carter Casino & Fundraising Chair Valerie Spink Library Board Representative Meagan Dechaine Pictured in the … Continue reading New Friends Board and Donations →
May 4, 2022 The best way to build a better world for our children is to fight for our public libraries. Lois Hole The Friends of St. Albert Public Library gather every year to reflect on the past calendar year, present our major donations, and look ahead to the next year. Our AGM on May … Continue reading President’s Report on 2021 →
The Friends of the Library Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm in-person at the Downtown Library 2nd Floor Training Room. We will also have a Zoom option for those wishing to attend virtually. We will be presenting our major annual donations to the Library, electing our next … Continue reading Friends Annual General Meeting →
Just Mercy is our final Reel Monday film this season on Monday, April 4. Tickets are available on Eventbrite: $15 for one movie (plus Eventbrite fees). Click here for a review by Scott Hayes in the St. Albert Gazette. Reel Monday is our 13-year-strong twice-annual movie night series bringing hand-picked films from the Criterion catalogue … Continue reading “Just Mercy”: A powerful film about injustice →
Thanks to all who supported our fundraiser! We raised almost $900 for the St. Albert Public Library! Pick up will be at the Downtown Library in the 2nd floor Training Room (next to the upstairs washrooms) on the following dates: Wednesday, April 6 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Thursday, April 7 from 4:00 pm … Continue reading Easter Purdys Chocolatier Pickup →
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