The McLennan Municipal Library’s “After School Program,” began on Monday January 14 with kids building Lego structures during their first session.
The After School Program for ages 6 to 11 year olds takes place on Mondays and Thursday from 4pm to 5pm.
The activities at the After School Program include Lego, board games, Maker Monday and Little Bits, which deals with the construction of functioning miniature electronic device.
The first Prairie Parent Link session this year took place at McLennan Library on January 15. The program alternates every other week between McLennan and Girouxville: every first and third Tuesday in McLennan and every second and fourth Tuesday in Girouxville.
Parent Link will hold its next session in Girouxville on Tuesday, January 22.
The High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council (HPDCRC) sponsor the Prairie Parent Link program and can be reached at (780) 523-2715.
On its website, the HPDCRC describes its mission as thriving “to build community by developing partnerships and providing health, learning, family support and charitable resources and programs for children and parents in the region we serve.”
For people interested in books, in sharing their enthusiasm for particular works and having others recommend books they have enjoyed, the McLennan Library “BookWorms” club meets on Thursday mornings from 10.30am to 11.30am, except the summer months of July and August.
The first Seniors Coding session took place on Wednesday, January 9, and the next session is scheduled for Wednesday January 23.
Adults and young people are also welcome to visit the library to play board games but Friday after school is also set aside to play games. Some of the games available at the library are chess, Yahtzee, Pandemic, Dominion, Catan along with numerous others. Participants are also welcome to bring their own games if they wish.
For more information regarding programs and resources at McLennan Municipal Library, call (780) 324-3767.