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   Upcoming Events
      Christmas Gift Wrapping - Dec 2015

   Friends of the Library Events
      Oilers 50/50

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      Book Sale
      Wine Tasting Fundraiser 
      Heritage Tour
      Garden Tour

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Special Events & Fundraisers

Upcoming Events

Christmas Gift Wrapping at the Mall
Rolls of Christmas wrapping paper

The Friends of the Library are once again operating the Gift Wrap station at Sherwood Park Mall.
We will also be operating a Coat Check in conjunction with the Gift Wrap.
All proceeds are by donation only and will go the Library.
Please contact Louise Ludwig for further information at 780-410-8612 or:

Gift wrap dates:

Fri Nov 27 (Black Friday): 12 noon - 9 pm
Sat Dec 5 from 12 noon - 6 pm
Sun Dec 6 from 12 noon - 5 pm
Fri Dec 11 from 12 noon - 9 pm
Sat Dec 12 from 12 noon - 9 pm
Sun Dec 13 to Wednesday, Dec 23 Mall opening hours
Thu Dec 24 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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

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Friends of the Library Events

Friends of the Library AGM
Photo of the library's outside sign Sat Jun 6

The 2015 AGM for the Friends of the Library was held on Saturday, June 6 at 11 am in Meeting Room #5 in the Community Centre. Please check back for details about the 2016 AGM.

For further information, please contact Louise at 780-410-8612 or

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

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

Mon Oct 5
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

For more information, please contact Louise Ludwig at the Library at 780-410-8612 or


Heritage Tour
Church building The Heritage Tour features architectural historic building styles in Sherwood Park and Strathcona County.

Next Heritage tour: Spring 2016

In 2015, we visited:

  • South Cooking Lake General Store & Post Office
  • Frontiersman War Memorial
  • North Cooking Lake Hotel & Store
  • Ardrossan United Church
  • Bremner House
  • Josephburg United Church
  • Strathcona County Fire Hall #1
  • Smeltzer House

For further information, please contact Louise at 780-410-8612 or

Annual Garden Tour

Next Garden Tour: Summer 2016

If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Louise at 780-410-8612 or

All proceeds from this event go to the Library.


Thanks to our 80+ volunteers and hosts who always make this day such a success!

Photo album: 2013 Garden Tour [view all]

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

Book Sale
Stack of books

Thanks to everyone who came out and supported our annual Book Sale and to all the students, pages and volunteers who helped make this another successful sale.
We raised nearly $10,000 this year in sales.

Watch for the library's next annual Book Sale in the Summer of 2016!

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.

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

Learn more about Book Donations.

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