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June 25, 2014

July and August Events at Millennium and Local Libraries


The Book of Answers: A Library Book Hunt
Adults, head to your favourite branch and join in on this year’s summer reading game.  Follow clues and seek a mysterious missing book. Enter the prize draw! 
Ask for your game sheet June 30 - August 8 at all libraries. 

TD Summer Reading Club
No required reading lists!  You'll get a chance to win some great prizes including swim passes, tickets to a Goldeyes game and more!  Special events and workshops all summer long.  The club ends August 15. (children up to age 12 are welcome to join)

Everyone up to 17 years, is invited to read away those fines at Winnipeg Public Library. 
Visit a library to register and get started reading!

Winnipeg Public Library’s Teen Summer Reading Club is FREE and it’s ONLINE.
Receive weekly E-NEWSLETTERS with quizzes, BOOK PICKS, teen events and MORE!
Win GREAT PRIZE PACKS every week!  Enter any of our 6 ONLINE summer contests!


At the Blankstein Gallery
July: Valley Gardens Art Group
Members have fun with styles ranging from pencil, ink, watercolours, acrylics and crafts. 
For information contact Wayne at 204-667-8054 or email 

August: Miriam Castillo
Miriam Castillo presents Mandalas - Connecting to the Sacred Wisdom
Exhibit launch on August 2 at 1 p.m. in the Buchwald Room. For more information.

Word. In the Park.
With special guests T’ai Pu and emerging artists from the Graffiti Gallery’s Studio 393 
Literary rap, creative b-boy and b-girl dance moves as well as interactive spoken word.
August 1, from 1 - 3 p.m. (Rain location: Carol Shields Auditorium, 2nd floor)

Downtown Concert Series
These FREE outdoor lunchtime concerts run from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday, in the Library Park (rain location: Carol Shields Auditorium). 
Bring a lunch and enjoy music! For the full concert lineup.

Moviemaking with your Smartphone 
Winnipeg Film Group’s Ben Williams uses a smartphone to capture and edit video using free on-line software.  Computer Training Lab July 19, 1-4 p.m. OR August 16, 1-4 p.m. 
Call 204-986-6450 to register. 

Reading the World Through Music
MoscoWinnipeg and Suture present music with literary lyrics and artistic videos. 
Carol Shields Auditorium - August 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Book-to-Movie Days     Drop in.
July 26 at 2 p.m - The Book Thief
Young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with a Jewish refugee.

August 9 at 2 p.m. - Ender’s Game
Young Ender Wiggin leads the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race. 

For children ages 6-12: 
July 30: 2 p.m. - Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
August 20: 2 p.m. - Epic


Tabletop Game Days No registration required, just drop in.
Pembina Trail Library -  July 22 from 12 - 4 p.m. 
Munroe Library - July 25 from 1 - 3 p.m. 

A Walk-About in Bruce Park, an area that provided inspiration to Group of Seven artist Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald.  Call 204-986-3424 to register.
July 23 at 10:30 a.m. (Rain date: July 30 at 10:30 a.m.) 
August 6 at 3 p.m. (Rain date: August 13 at 3 p.m.) 

Manga Club - We will be discussing a variety of manga and anime.  Ages 13-17
July 11, 18, 25 & August 8, 15, 22, from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Sir William Stephenson Library Call 204-986-7096 to register.

Video Production Workshop: Pixilation.  Ages 13-17
This workshop uses the stop-motion technique of pixilation to make many things possible.
• Pembina Trail Library  July 29: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Call 204-986-4380 to register.
• Fort Garry Library  August 7: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Call 204-986-4918 to register.

Join us for a FREE FUN Summer Camp.  Ages 6-12 
West Kildonan Library, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
July 14 - 25 OR July 28 - August 8 OR August 18 - 29
Crafts, storytelling, songs, theatre play and games, both in the library and outdoors! 
Snacks provided. Call 204-986-4389 to register.

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