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Airdrie Public Library (APL) programs will take a two week break from April 18th to May 1st as we prepare for a very robust spring session.

Airdrie Public Library (APL) programs will take a two week break from April 18th to May 1st as we prepare for a very robust spring session.

Registration for our spring programs opens Wednesday (April 20), but let’s see what’s coming up at the library.

All of our regular preschool programs, such as Babytime, Rhymes and Songs, and Creative Hands and Minds, will be back with something new we’re calling Thinkers and Tinkers.

Designed for participants aged three to five, this program will introduce the world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) to little engineers and do-it-yourselfers.

Infant massage returns for parents and their babies, as well as for night owls, from the age of two.

We also have a very special reading of Dr. Seuss presented by performers from Seussical the Musical at the Bert Church Theatre.

Harry Potter Day returns with two events, one for families and one for teens called Wizards in the Library.

Also, for teenagers, look for Teen Movies, Candy Sushi, and Exam Destress.

APL has two upcoming author readings, one by Nigerian Canadian Ekiuwa Aire, with a presentation on African culture, and the other by Shirlee Matheson, who will read excerpts from her book This Was Our Valley.

Our fourth annual Poetry in Motion contest returns in June, again with two categories: Open and Youth.

Our after-school programs include Full STEAM Ahead, Mystic Quest, Paws, Feathers, and Scales, and Tween Zone.

Makerspace Exploration is a new program that pairs four participants to work on robotics, circuitry and more.

The Seniors Chat Café is back with our popular Seniors Crèche Tournament.

Experience Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park with Shari Peyerl, as she explores the history and archeology of this iconic Alberta landmark.

Join Climate Reality’s Marjorie Malinowski as she hosts a presentation on the state of the climate in Alberta and Canada.

There’s plenty more, so visit www.airdriepubliclibrary.ca to learn more about all of our programs and events.