Ponoka Jubilee Library wants to know what you think

This week's library submission seeks feedback on staff services.

Here at Ponoka Jubilee Library we are always striving to provide you with the best service possible. With that in mind, we have created a very short survey that we are hoping people will fill out for us, so that we can gauge how the library is doing, what we can work on, and what we can offer in the future to help the library be a great place for everyone in our community. The survey is available two ways: first, you can come to the library at 5110 48 Avenue and fill out a paper copy, or second, you can go online and fill out the survey, which is found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L9DPV6H. It should only take a minute or two to fill out, and we appreciate everyone’s opinions.

Just a reminder that we still have a few 2016 Charlie calendars still available. These calendars feature 12 different full-colour pictures of Charlie, doing all the things that she does best, such as relaxing in the sun, hitching a ride on a wagon, stealing heat from a furnace vent, and many more cute things. The proceeds from the sale of calendars are split evenly between the ‘Charlie Fund’ which helps pay for Charlie’s food, treats, litter and vet bills, and the ‘Free Membership Fund’ which has helped maintain our free memberships into 2016. They make a great Christmas gift, come get yours before they’re gone.

This Saturday, Dec. 5 is our ‘Vintage Family Christmas’, from 1 to 3 p.m. Each family who registers for the event will be given a live miniature evergreen tree to decorate with the vintage Christmas ornaments that they create. Call the library at 403-783-3843 or stop by to book your family a spot. This program is free-of-charge, but we are accepting food bank donations.

We have a wreath making evening on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Be taught to create a Christmas swag wreath, made from fresh boughs and all the trimmings. The cost of the class includes all supplies and instruction. Space is limited, so you must register and pay in advance; any questions, contact the library.

There has been a sharp increase in food bank use this year, and we at Ponoka Jubilee Library would like to do all we can to help those in need, especially during the holiday season. With that in mind, we will have a collection box at the library from now until December 22. Please bring your non-perishable items down to the library over the next month and we will be sure to pass them along. Let’s help make everybody’s holidays a little brighter.

Coming soon: From Gillian Flynn, author of ‘Gone Girl’ comes an homage to the classic ghost story, with her novella ‘The Grownup’. This story proves once again that Gillian Flynn is one of the world’s most original and skilled voices in fiction.