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Fort Macleod Library unveils ‘The Tree of Knowledge’ mural

Posted on 04 July 2024 byEditor

Fort Macleod Library unveiled a community project Friday that was created to mark the town’s 150th anniversary. “The Tree of…Continue Reading


Spring Festival at the Library

Posted on 21 March 2024 byEditor

Fort Macleod Library, in co-operation with CBC Radio’s Out Your Way program, hosted a Spring Festival on Saturday. The day-long…Continue Reading

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Historic Persons Case display at Fort Macleod Library

Posted on 06 April 2023 byEditor

A new exhibit paying tribute to the Famous Five and the renowned Persons Case is on display in Fort Macleod. The exhibit “Now That We Are Persons” was previously located at the Claresholm Museum, and when it came down curator Bill Kells offered it to Fort Macleod Library. “We jumped at it,” librarian Darlene Hofer…Continue Reading

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Chinook Arch celebrates innovative library initiatives

Posted on 22 March 2023 bystaff

Fort Macleod Library was honoured last week for its innovative programming. The library received a READ Award from the Chinook…Continue Reading

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Former Mountie recounts adventures in Arctic postings

Posted on 16 March 2023 bystaff

A retired Mountie has published a book recounting the 3 1/2 years he spent stationed in the Arctic in the late 1950s and early ’60s. Lyle Lambert was at Fort Macleod Library on Wednesday to talk about Mukluks, Boots and Skates: Memoirs of a Mountie. “My northern service was pre-skidoo days,” said Lambert, who spent…Continue Reading

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Library offers light therapy lamp

Posted on 08 March 2023 bystaff

Chinook Arch Regional Library System has provided light therapy lamps through 26 member libraries, including Fort Macleod Library. Light therapy…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Library hosts Family Literacy Day event

Posted on 25 January 2023 bystaff

Families, libraries and literacy groups across Canada will celebrate Family Literacy Day this week, an annual initiative that aims to encourage reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Fort Macleod Library will host Family Literacy Day activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. There will be games and…Continue Reading

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Author entertains with stories behind his stories

Posted on 19 October 2022 byEditor

Fred Stenson was 22 years old and a recent university graduate when his career as a writer got an unexpected…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Library hosts Alberta Culture Days event

Posted on 21 September 2022 byadmin

Fort Macleod Library will join Alberta Culture Days celebrations with an event on Thursday, Sept. 22. The government launched Alberta…Continue Reading

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