Winter Programs

Session 2 Registration Begins February 26th at 10AM.

View Our Full Program Guide Here!

Winter Program Sponsors and Donators

  • Qualico Communities
  • Rocky View County
  • Alberta Government 
  • Dominos Pizza Chestermere
  • Moncalligraphy
  • City Of Chestermere
  • Chestermere Lions Club

Registration is online through our website and begins on February 26th at 10AM for Session 2.

Each program date and participant requires separate registration.

If two consecutive registered programs are no–show without notification, participants will be removed from future program dates in the session.

Children under 8 must have a parent or guardian stay in the library during programs.

 

Steps:

1. Go to www.chestermerepubliclibrary.com

2. Select Programs and Events tab at the top of the homepage

3. Select program you want to register for on the calendar.

4. Fill in the form for each participant joining the program.

5. You will receive an email confirming your registration in our programming

 

Note: If you do not see the form to fill out, the program and its waitlist is full.

To cancel your registration, please follow the cancellation link in your confirmation  email.

Our programs fill quickly, please provide as much cancellation notice as possible.

Thank you!

Programs

*Please note: Missing two consecutive registered dates without warning will result in being removed from the program.
Parents / guardians must stay in the library if registered child is under 8 years old. 

Drop in Storytime Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:15AM. All Ages.

Everyone is welcome to join us for songs and stories. 
No registration required.

Growing Minds Tuesdays at 12:30PM. Age 2.
Your child will grow and develop through play and a variety of activities! This play group is exclusively for kids aged 2 and their parents and caregivers.
Registration required.

 

PJ Storytime Tuesdays at 6:15PM. All Ages.

Enjoy a bedtime story at the library. Wear your PJs, bring your blankets and stuffies, and tuck in for a half hour of reading and fun. 
No registration required.

 

School Readiness Wednesdays at 1:00PM. Ages 4-5.
This program is aimed towards young kids aged 4-5 to help build their confidence and independence before they go to school.
Registration required.

 

Busy Bees Wednesdays at 1:45PM. Age 3.
Your 3 year old will grow and develop with a variety of activities, learning lessons, and crafts.
Registration required.

Drop in Baby Storytime Fridays 10:15AM. Age 0-18 Months.
Baby Storytime is for parents, caregivers, and babies 0-18 months. Stay after for our Bibs, Burps, and Breaks at 10:45AM.
No registration required.

 

 

Mystery Mondays Mondays at 4:15PM. Ages 6-12.

Experience a new surprise activity each week for our Mystery Mondays!
Registration required.

 

Chess Tuesdays at 4:15PM. Ages 6-12.

You are welcome to join us for this program, whether you are just learning or you’ve already been playing chess.
Registration required.

Reading Buddies Wednesdays at 4:15PM. Grades 1-3.

Join us for Reading Buddies to help facilitate reading and literacy. Teen volunteers are matched with early elementary students learning to read. We will provide an activity then the student is asked to pick a book to read with their teen buddy. 
Registration required.

Kids Creative Club Thursdays at 4:15PM. Ages 6-12.

Join us for a new fine arts or craft each week!

Registration required.

Family Friday Films Fridays at 3:00PM. All Ages.

         Join us every Friday for a FREE movie showing for the whole family! Please feel free to bring your own snacks to enjoy during the movie.
No Registration Required.

Pokémon Detective Pikachu March 8th.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Mutant Mayhem March 15th.

Night at the Museum March 22nd.

The LEGO Movie April 5th.

Rio April 12th.

 

Saturdays @ CPL Saturdays at 10:30AM. All Ages.

Create a new weekend routine and enjoy a craft and cartoon/movie for the whole family every Saturday.

No registration required.

 

Graphic Novel and Manga Club On Discord.
Every month, our program facilitator will choose a theme to discuss, any book that fits in the theme is welcome to be discussed throughout the month on our Discord.
Join our Discord on our website. January’s theme is “Isekai”. February’s theme is “Mystery”.
March’s theme is “Slice of Life”. April’s theme is “Pirates”.

Tween Board Games Sundays at 12:30PM. Ages 11-14.
Bring all of your friends to play board games at the library! We have a variety of games to play, or bring your own. Snacks and drinks will be provided during the program.
No registration required.

 

Tween Club Sundays at 1:45PM. Ages 11-14.
Join us for a variety of different activities at the library each Sunday.
No registration required.

Volunteer Reading Buddy Wednesdays at 4:15PM. Volunteers between grades 7-12.
Help facilitate reading and literacy in younger children.
Become a buddy by contacting us at info@chestermerepubliclibrary.com.

 

Teen Volunteer Experience Ages 13-17.
Looking to do some volunteering at the library? We are on the hunt for students to help us with our programs. Fill out our form on the website to sign up.

Graphic Novel and Manga Club On Discord.
Every month, our program facilitator will choose a theme to discuss, any book that fits in the theme is welcome to be discussed throughout the month on our Discord.
Join our Discord on our website.
March’s theme is “Slice of Life”
April’s theme is “Pirates”

Self Run Book Club Set Your Own Dates.
Want to host your own book club at the library? We will help you get everything you need and provide a space for your group to get together. We provide copies of your chosen book, library space, and cookies and coffee for your meeting!
Contact us at info@chestermerepubliclibrary.com to arrange your meeting.

 

Library Board Meeting Specified Dates at 6:00PM.

Get involved in the Library by joining our board for their meeting. These meetings are open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend. Please contact the library for more information. If you would like to join our board, apply through the City of Chestermere Website: https://thecityofchestermere.ca/legislativeservices/boards-committees

 

Drop In English Language Learning Tuesdays at 10:15AM. Starts January 30th and runs until April 23rd.

Come practice your English in a group with others and the South Central Adult Learning Society. Discussions and activities will be aimed at
beginner speakers, but will adapt to the level of the group.
Please note: There will be no program on April 2nd.
No registration required.

 

Basic Computers Wednesdays at 10:15AM. Begins January 31st and runs until March 20th.

Join South Central Adult Learning Society for this 8 week program. 
Bring your laptop and your questions and join us to learn computer basics. Many beginner topics will be covered such as computer lingo, using email,
internet searching and more.
If are you new to computer use or a beginner learner, this class is for you.

Registration required.
Please call or visit the library if you need help registering.

 

Yoga Thursdays at 12:00PM.

Join our mindful yoga series where we will explore yogic breath techniques, gentle movement, and guided relaxation. This class supports increased connection between breath, mind, and body. It is a great low intensity midday reset for your nervous system.

This 60 Minute class is suitable for adults and older adults of any experience level.

*Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration required.

 

 

Bibs, Burps, and Breaks Fridays at 10:45AM.

Join us after Baby Storytime for some time to chat with other parents and caregivers in the community. Children are welcome to play as parents and caregivers chat. We will have refreshments and snacks available.
No registration required.

 

Session 2 Adult Creative Club 

Join us for our adult crafts! There will be one craft each month at the library with all materials provided.
Registration required.

 

Painted Floral Rocks March 13th at 5:30PM.

Repurpose rocks with beautiful floral painting for indoor or outdoor decor. Another fun option is to take your painted rocks and place them around the community to bring some extra colour and joy. 

 

Macramé Feathers April 10th at 5:30PM.

Learn how to make beautiful macramé  feathers. These make great wall hangings, key chains, features for mobiles or shadow boxes, library bag/purse
accessories, and more!

 

 Spring Has Sprung Storytime Tuesday, March 19th at 10:15AM. All Ages.

Welcome to our Special Spring Storytime! There's no better time to spark your imagination through books and songs about Spring!

No registration required.  

 

Earth Day Clean Up The Lake Initiative Saturday, April 20th From 11:00AM - 1:00PM. All Ages.
Chestermere is home to our beautiful lake and community. Let’s take some time together to help clean it up for our second annual Earth Day Clean Up! Our goal is to clean from outside the library all the way to the end of John Peake Park! Last year we had over 50 participants and filled 18 bags of garbage, can we beat that this year?

PPE will be provided to those who participate. Please dress for the weather.

No registration required.