Sincere Condolences: What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say on Zoom

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Thursday, May 13

2:00 pm

Join author Joyce Aitken in a Zoom discussion on grief and how to provide compassionate support to people who are grieving.

People can contact Joyce Aitken (author) to purchase a book by email at: or by checking out her website: 

An Archives History Mystery on Zoom

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Thursday, May 20

2:30 pm

A virtual program for those interested in local history. Participants will be challenged with identifying people, places and timeframes in pictures selected from our archival photo collection. Long time Moose Javians are welcome to share stories and memories surrounding the featured photos.

Festival of Words Book Club on Zoom

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A Reckoning  by Linda Spalding

Thursday, May 27 at 2:30 pm

Kansas born, award winning Canadian author, Linda Spalding’s A Reckoning is a continuation of her previous novel The Pursuit (2012).  A Reckoning continues the story from 1855 set in the state of Virginia and can be read on it’s own. Spalding delves into the Dickinson family and their slaves creating a story of adventure and heartache.                   
This title is available in
ebook on Library2go and in print for pickup at the library.  Call the library if you want Curbside pickup

Spread the Word on Meth on Zoom

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Monday June 7

2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Moose Jaw and area has experienced a notable increase in crystal methamphetamine use during the past six years. In this presentation you will learn about the crystal meth crisis, some basic facts about the substance and where to access supports.
This presentation is a prequel to the launch of the documentary film “Stop Mething Around” which will air on Shaw channel 10 and on YouTube on Wednesday, June 9 at 7 p.m. 

MJPL Book Club on Zoom

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"The Light Between Oceans"

by M.L. Stedman

Tuesday, June 8 at 7:00 pm

This touching historical novel takes place in 1920s Australia where a lighthouse keeper and his wife live on a remote island. After years of struggling to have a child, the couple finds a boat washed up on shore containing a dead man and a live baby. Desperate for a baby, the woman claims the child as her own. But on a visit to the mainland years later, they are reminded that their “gift from god” is someone else’s tragedy. 

This title is available as and eBook or audiobook on Library2go.

Festival of Words Book Club on Zoom

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Shut up, You're Pretty  by Tea Mutonji

Thursday, June 24 at 2:30 pm

Shut Up You’re Pretty by award winning author, Tea Mutonji’s is  a  debut  collection of short stories that are both sad and humorous.  These stories detail Loli, a Congolese girl and her family’s immigration to Canada and the serious issues she encounters.

 This title is available in ebook  and audiobook on Library2go as well as ebook and audiobook on Hoopla and in print for pickup at the library.  Call the library if you want Curbside pickup.

The Adult Summer Reading Challenge is back this year with reading challenges, activities, programs, and more. Participants will be eligible for weekly prize draws as well as a grand prize draw at the end of the summer. More details, including how to sign up, will be available in June. Check our website or Facebook page or email us at for more information.