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Purely Canadian Book Club (in person)

Thursday January 20 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Wagamese's novel Medicine Walk is about a young man's relationship with his father. This is a story of love, friendship, courage and the healing power of the land.

This title is available in print for pickup at the library. Call the library if you prefer to use our curbside pickup service. This title is also available in ebook  on Hoopla and ebook or audiobook on Library2 go. 

Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese

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Magic the Gathering

Saturday January 29 2:00 pm

South Meeting Room

Come and play Magic the Gathering at the Library! Whether you're an experienced player or just starting out there's room at our table. Bring your own deck if you have one or play with one of ours.

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Avid Knitters

Tuesday February 1 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Are you an Avid knitter or common crocheter? Grab some needles and join us for good times, fun and spools of friendship. Wear a mask. Bring your own water bottle as we will not be serving refreshments at this time. Limited occupancy to allow social distancing.

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Navigating Family Conflict as You Age
                                       with John Seargeant, Q Med;
                                       Owner of Bridges Communication Group

Thursday February 3 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

This will be an opportunity for individuals to learn how to approach family conflicts including estate planning, long term care, home care options, and other related issues. This session will address estrangement, sibling conflict, extended family and other complicated relationships. Masks are required in all areas of the library.

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Small Beneath the Sky is a tender, unsparing portrait of a family. It is also a book about place. Growing up in a small prairie city, where the local heroes were hockey players and curlers, Lorna Crozier never once dreamed of becoming a writer. Nonetheless, the grace, wisdom, and wit of her poetry have won her international acclaim. In this marvelous volume of recollections, she charts the geography that has shaped her character and her sense of home.

This title is available in ebook on Library2go  and Hoopla and in print for pickup at the library. Call the library if you prefer to use our curbside pickup service. 

MJPL Book Club (in person)

Wednesday February 9 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Small Beneath the Sky by Lorna Crozier

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Magic the Gathering

Saturday February 12 2:00 pm

South Meeting Room

Come and play Magic the Gathering at the Library! All experience levels welcome. Bring your own deck if you have one or if you're new to the game, we have decks on hand for your learning and convenience.
Masking is required.

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Movie Club Monday: Before Sunrise

Monday February 14 6:00 pm

Moose Jaw Library Theatre

Presenting for Valentine's Day, Richard Linklater's 1995 indie romance masterpiece, Before Sunrise. The story of two young travelers played by Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy who spend a day together in Vienna having deep conversations and getting to know one another, it's a naturalistic, endearing, beautiful little film worth falling in love with. Showtime will begin at 6:00 with a discussion afterwards at about 7:50.

Proof of full vaccination or negative Covid test taken within the last 72 hours is required to attend  Movie Club.

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Avid Knitters

Tuesday February 15 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Are you an Avid knitter or common crocheter? Grab some needles and join us for good times, fun and spools of friendship. Wear a mask. Bring your own water bottle as we will not be serving refreshments at this time. Limited occupancy to allow social distancing.

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Purely Canadian Book Club (in person)

Thursday February 17 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Zarqa Nawaz's (creator of Little Mosque on the Prairie, television series) best selling humorous memoir, Laughing all the Way to the Mosque details Nawaz's experiences growing up as a Canadian of Muslim faith.

This title is available in print for pickup at the library. Call the library if you prefer to use our curbside pickup service. This title is also available in ebook on Library2 go

Laughing all the Way to the Mosque by Zarqa Nawaz

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Magic the Gathering

Saturday February 26 2:00 pm

South Meeting Room

Come and play Magic the Gathering at the Library! All experience levels welcome. Bring your own deck if you have one or if you're new to the game, we have decks on hand for your learning and convenience.
Masking is required.

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Magic the Gathering

Saturday March 12 2:00 pm

South Meeting Room

Come and play Magic the Gathering at the Library! Whether you're an experienced player or just starting out there's room at our table. Bring your own deck if you have one or play with one of ours.

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Movie Club Monday: Last Night in Soho

Monday March 14 6:00 pm

Moose Jaw Library Theatre

The latest movie from the ever-exciting Edgar Wright, Last Night in Soho is a tantalizing psychological thriller about a girl who experiences visions of 1960's London and a grisly crime with ramifications into the present. Starring Thomasin McKenzie, Ana Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, and Diana Rigg. Showtime begins at 6:00 with a discussion afterwards at approximately 8:00.

Proof of full vaccination or negative Covid test taken within the last 72 hours is required to attend  Movie Club.

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Purely Canadian Book Club (in person)

Thursday March 17 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Eden Robinson's novel, Son of a Trickster (first in a trilogy) which discusses the realities of adolescence, such as teenage pregnancy, suicide, residential schools etc. with humour is on the darker side.

This title is available in print for pickup at the library. Call the library if you prefer to use our curbside pickup service. This title is also available in ebook on Library2 go

Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

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Magic the Gathering

Saturday March 26 2:00 pm

South Meeting Room

Come and play Magic the Gathering at the Library! Whether you're an experienced player or just starting out there's room at our table. Bring your own deck if you have one or play with one of ours.

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Movie Club Monday: Shoplifters

Monday April 11 6:00 pm

Moose Jaw Library Theatre

A film that explores potent themes of poverty and found family better than most. Hirokazu Kore-eda's tender 2018 drama Shoplifters is one of the great gems of contemporary Japanese cinema. The tale of a group of outcasts who forge their own family unit, it stars Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Mayu Matsuoka, and Kirin Kiki. Showtime begins at 6:00 with a discussion afterwards at approximately 8:00.

Proof of full vaccination or negative Covid test taken within the last 72 hours is required to attend  Movie Club.

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Purely Canadian Book Club (in person)

Thursday April 14 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Details TBA.

This is My Real Name by Cid V. Brunet

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Purely Canadian Book Club (in person)

Thursday May 26 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Details TBA.

The Singles Table by Sara Desai

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Purely Canadian Book Club (in person)

Thursday June 23 2:30 pm

South Meeting Room

Details TBA.

Rez Rules by Clarence Louie