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Jun
19
Wapiti Regional Library Serving Central Saskatchewan In This Issue Wapiti Unveils New Maker-Space...
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Jun
19
For Immediate Release: June 19, 2018 Regina Public Library selects 2018-19 Writer in Residence Regina Public Library (RPL) is pleased to announce the selection of Judith Silverthorne as its 2018-2019 Writer in Residence. Silverthorne will begin as Writer in Residence on September 24, 2018. “We are excited to welcome Judith as our Writer in Residence,” said Jeff Barber, Library Director and CEO. “She brings a wealth of experience working and coaching other writers, and she has extensive...
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Apr
16
                                               here.   CONTINUING EDUCATION GRANTS SLA offers Continuing Education (CE) grants to provide and support relevant educational opportunities for its members.  Applications for CE category one and two grants are now being accepted.  All applications are due by August 15th, 2018.  Details are available on...
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Apr
11
For Immediate Release: April 11, 2018 Regina Public Library delves into Margaret Atwood’s classic, The Handmaid’s Tale, in city-wide book club. Since its publication in 1985, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has sparked debate on misogyny, patriarchy, religion, tolerance, totalitarianism, and the future of western society. As political extremism is normalized, religions risk radicalization, and protest movements –  such as the Women’s March, #timesup and #metoo –  swell with growing...
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Apr
10
                                           Deadline for submissions is May 11, 2018 Questions? Please email Anne Pennylegion at slaprograms@sasktel.net            Saskatchewan Library Association 15-2010 7th Ave. Regina, SK S4R 1C2 Phone: 306-780-9413 or 306-780-9409 Fax:...
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Apr
9
For Immediate Release: April 9, 2018 RPL hosts expert panel to discuss legalization of cannabis. At the end of the summer, Regina will see a bigger change than yellowing leaves and shortening days. After a lengthy process, cannabis will be legalized, and Saskatchewan plans to issue 60 permits to private suppliers throughout the province. How will this change affect the province? Regina Public Library dives into the debate with a provoking Hot Topics, taking place at 7:00 pm on April 10 at...
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Apr
2
              ISSN 2369-4939 Volume 4 Issue 4 April 1,...
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Mar
29
For immediate release: March 29, 2018 Surface Handling Opens at Dunlop Art Gallery Surface Handling, opening at the Dunlop Art Gallery on April 6, brings together the ancient and revered with the modern, youthful and irreverent, but for once past and present do not clash, but rather coexist in beautiful harmony. Artists Diyan Achajadi and Brendan Lee Satish Tang are of mixed cultural heritage. The many strands that comprise their cultural identity influence the materials, techniques, and...
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Mar
19
For immediate release: March 19, 2018 Museum of Future History/ Musée de l’histoire à venir opens at Sherwood Gallery Imagine a future in which the only way to experience a walk in the forest will be by going to a museum. Laura St. Pierre’s latest exhibition, Museum of Future History/Musée de l’histoire à venir, opening at RPL’s Sherwood Branch Gallery on March 24, fast-forwards to that scenario. The exhibition combines samples of boreal flora preserved in alcohol, surrounded by enormous...
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Mar
13
For immediate release: March 13, 2018 Regina Public Library Launches One-of-a-kind Digital Media Studio Regina Public Library has taken another leap towards becoming the library of the future with the opening of a one-of-a-kind Digital Media Studio, offering the Regina community unprecedented access to cutting-edge tech. The Digital Media Studio is an interactive space with specialized hardware, equipment, and software that gives library customers the opportunity to explore, collaborate,...
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