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72nd Birthday Celebration for Edson Library Weekly Anchor

by Deanna Mitchener things ready for the event on January 30. We have Mail Subscription
all new shelving in because we were running out
The Edson and District Public Library will be of space. So Helen and the board purchased all If you would like to receive your Anchor by mail,
holding a birthday celebration on January 30, from new shelving units that go up higher, so we are please fill out the subscription form below:
1 year subscription: $35.00 (+GST)
11 a.m. until 2 p.m. This celebration marks for 72 actually able to make more room. So we are Seniors $30.00 (+GST)
years in the community for the local library. desperately running around trying to put up all our
The Edson and District Public Library and the new shelving to get ready for this Literacy Day NAME
Edson Family Literacy Program have partnered and Birthday Celebration. We are going to be ADDRESS
again this year to bring forward the importance of using that day as sort of another minor grand
Literacy to families. reopening, to showcase our new look. We got all POSTAL CODE
Trisha Thurner at the Edson Library said, "For our furniture recovered in beautiful new colors and
our Library Birthday Party Family Literacy Day some new furnishings have been arriving. We are PHONE
Extravaganza we are having a light lunch. We are really working to get the place all set up and PAYMENT __VISA __MASTERCARD
very lucky to be having the 4H kids volunteer their beautiful for the up coming event, our Big Reveal
time this year to help with serving the sandwiches. so to speak. It is making a lot more room for new __ INTERAC __ CHEQUE
RETURN TO: The Weekly Anchor,
We are also having volunteers from the Junior things here at the library," said Thurner.
Forest Wardens who offered to come and help with Bring the whole family over to the Edson and Box 6870, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1V2
some of the crafts stations. We are going to have a District Public Library to take in some fun or email
little dance party happening in one section of the activities, free food, and be a part of family THE WEEKLY ANCHOR
library to keep kids moving. A make your own literacy day in your community. Make literacy a Ph: (780) 723-5787 Email:
5040 3rd Ave., Edson, Alberta
book mark station, crafts, games, and activities." part of your family's everyday routine. (corner of 51st Street & 3rd Avenue)
"The library staff has been very busy getting

ConocoPhillips donated $2,500 to the Edson Playschool to aid in their
programming efforts. The Edson playschool is working to promote a healthy
active lifestyle and as well as introducing French in the four year old
program. Pictured back row from left are Preschool teacher Ms. Eileen,
Karsyn, Dhara, Alexa, Owen, Parker, and ConocoPhillips representative
Dean Perkins. In the front row from left Ms. Brenda, Kayla, Cohen, Kennedy,
and Skye. photo Adrienne Tait
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