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Special Events & Fundraisers

   Upcoming Events
      Christmas Gift Wrapping
      Wine Tasting Fundraiser
      Words in the Park
   Friends of the Library Events
   Past Events
      Casinos
      Garden Tour
      Book Sale - August 2014     
      Heritage Tour


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Fall 2014
Sep - Dec 2014

Registration now available

Winter 2014
Jan - Mar 2015
Guide released Dec 2
Registration begins Dec 13


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Email: info@sclibrary.ab.ca
Ph: (780) 410-8600

 

Special Events & Fundraisers

Upcoming Events

Christmas Gift Wrapping at the Mall
Rolls of Christmas wrapping paper

The Friends of Strathcona County Library will once again be operating the annual Gift Wrap fundraiser at Sherwood Park Mall.

Gift Wrap service hours will be as follows:


Fri Nov 28 (Black Friday) Noon - 9 pm
Sat Dec 6 – Noon - 6 pm
Sun Dec 7 – Noon - 5 pm
Fri Dec 12 – Noon - 9 pm
Sat Dec 13 – Noon - 6 pm
Dec 14-23 – Mall opening hours
Wed Dec 24 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

If you love to wrap presents, or have volunteered previously for this service, please call Louise at 780-410-8612 or email: lludwig@sclibrary.ab.ca

Thanks to the Sherwood Park Mall for their ongoing support for this event.

Sherwood Park Mall logo


Books, Bites & Bubbly: A Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Strathcona County Library
red wine in glass

Thanks to everyone who attended this fundraiser in 2014. Please check back for more information about future fundraisers for the library.

Location: Everything Wine and More
#25 – 100 Broadview Drive in Sherwood Park (by Save-On Foods, Baseline Road).

Thanks to our sponsors Sabor Divino and Wow Factory Desserts for providing the appetizers.
For more information, please contact Louise Ludwig at the Library at 780-410-8612 or lludwig@sclibrary.ab.ca

Everything Wine & More logo      Sabor Dvino logo     WOW! Factor Desserts logo


Words in the Park
WitP logo The Words in the Park Book Sale & Fair, which takes place every fall, is a great opportunity to meet local authors, do some holiday shopping, and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the community centre.

Next Words in the Park
Oct/Nov 2015
Please check the Words in the Park website for details closer to the event

You can learn more at the Words in the Park website.


 

Friends of the Library Events

Friends of the Library AGM
Photo of the library's outside sign Next Friends of the Library AGM: Spring 2015. Please check back here for more information.

All members of the Friends of Strathcona County Library Society and current volunteers of the Library are invited to attend.


Oilers 50/50

Thanks to all of the volunteers that helped out at our fundraiser on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Almost 60 volunteers helped out with selling Oilers 50/50 tickets or counting money.


Past Events

Book Sale
Stack of books

Watch for the library's annual Book Sale:

  August 2015
Please check back for more information closer to this event.

In the Agora, Community Centre
(just across the hall from the library)

Sponsored by the Friends of Strathcona County Library, the Book Sale is a way to recycle older books from our collections and raise funds for new materials.

Our most successful Book Sale ever was held in the Agora in 2013 from Aug 16-18. We raised nearly $10,000!

Also, please check out our permanent ongoing Book Sale on the north side of the Circulation Desk.

Learn more about Book Donations.


15th Annual Garden Tour

Next Garden Tour:
Summer of 2015

Please check back here for more information closer to the date of this event

 

Thanks to our 80+ volunteers and hosts who always make this day such a success! In 2013, we raised over $7000 for library collections and services. We also wish to thank our wonderful sponsors for their ongoing support of our Tour.

Please see our photo album below for pictures from the 2013 Garden Tour.

Photo album: 2013 Garden Tour [view all]

www.flickr.com

See more of the beautiful gardens we have visited on past years' tours.

 


Casino Fundraisers
Poker chips The Friends of the Library hosted a Casino in Camrose on Aug 13 and 14. Thanks to our hard working volunteers who helped with the Casino this year. We hope to find out the amount of monies raised sometime after the end of September. Funds raised from this year’s Casino will help increase the Library’s ebook collection.

Heritage Tour
Church building Our previous Heritage Tours consisted of visits to historical sites and unique cathedrals and temples.

We are currently looking at alternatives for sponsors for the bus in order to keep our costs down for the Tour.

Next Heritage Tour: Date to be determined


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