News & Events



Jan
24
Four board members appointed to RPL Board of Directors The Regina Public Library Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of four board members in 2018. Retired librarian Phyllis Lerat (photo attached) is a newly-appointed member to the RPL board. Phyllis has been an active member of the Regina Aboriginal Professional Association and the Library Services for Aboriginal Peoples Committee, which has led to her participation as a host for the International Indigenous...
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Jan
19
RPL celebrates Family Literacy Day with city-wide initiative RPL is supersizing storytime to celebrate the importance of reading together as a family. With help from many exciting partners, from cowboys to cats, RPL will throw a city-wide party to share in the wonder of reading. On January 27 at 1:30 pm, every RPL branch will offer unique games and entertainment to encourage the community to make storytime an integral part of family time. There will be stories, special guests, and...
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Jan
18
For Immediate Release: January 18, 2018 Director presents award-winning portrait of life on the streets Regina Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed director Hugh Gibson, who will present his award-winning film, The Stairs, at a series of RPL Film Theatre screenings from January 25 to 28. Winner of the Toronto Film Critics Association – Best Canadian Film award, The Stairs weaves together the stories of three social workers who themselves survived decades of street involvement,...
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Jan
18
                                             SLA had a table in the trade show and received lots of interest and questions from the general public.  The highlight of the day was a performance by Mother Teresa Middle School's "Buffalo Boys" Indigenous dance and drumming group.  We are now looking at ways to create a template of information and activities that were offered so that other public...
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Jan
17
        Monday January 15, 2018 Invitation for Exhibitors, Advertisers, and Sponsors       The Saskatchewan Library Association (SLA) is inviting you to participate in the...
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Jan
12
Bev Pike’s Grottesque opens at Dunlop Art Gallery Grottesque, a new exhibition coming to Dunlop Art Gallery in January, depicts underground grottos and caves in colossal scale that can reach 20 feet in length and 8 feet in height. They tower over the viewer, who is surrounded and immersed in a fantasy world.  Architectural elements, such as columns and arches, blend with fantasy in a series of scenes that echo science fiction, fairy tale, and fantasy all at once. Established Winnipeg...
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Jan
11
Heather Cline’s Quiet Stories opens at Dunlop Art Gallery Quiet Stories, by Regina artist Heather Cline, showcases the live voices of Canadians across the country, speaking against the backdrop of evocative paintings. The exhibition combines recordings of personal stories that span the country, from the farmer driving a combine in rural Manitoba, to fruit growers in the orchards of British Columbia. Each voice is paired with beautiful background landscapes of rural scenes and other...
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Jan
3
For Immediate Release: January 3, 2018 RPL hosts expert panel to discuss the future and impact of #metoo Last year, thousands of survivors of sexual assault shattered the silence by coming forward with their stories, embracing with courage the #metoo movement. It was an historical cultural moment. But what happens next? Regina Public Library dives into the debate by introducing our first Hot Topics, taking place at 7:00 pm on January 9 at the RPL Film Theatre. Hot Topics is a new monthly...
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Dec
13
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Dec
8
For immediate release: December 8, 2017 Public library requests zero per cent mill rate increase The Regina Public Library Board of Directors will not be asking for an increase to its mill rate.  “Regina Public Library continues to be mindful of its role as an effective steward of the public’s money,” Board Chair Sean Quinlan said. “We are aware of the current fiscal situation in the province, and in our city, and we are committed to maximizing the resources available to us to meet...
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Dec
1
        December 1, 2017         SAVE THE DATE Library workers and exhibitors, mark your calendar!    Saskatchewan Libraries Conference 2018 and...
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