Thursday, July 31, 2008

Meet Author and Storyteller Judy Crawford

Judy Crawford is coming to the Brooks Public Library!

An Alberta author, storyteller, and one-time Brooks resident, Judy will be in the library for one of our

Monday, August 11, 2008 at 1:00pm

Come hear some silly stories, ridiculous riddles, and nifty nursery rhymes as we continue to Laugh Out Loud all summer long!

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Need for Library Funding Hits the News

Libraries across Alberta have been calling for more provincial funding for libraries. The July 23, 2008 edition of the Calgary Herald has the story in an article entitled Libraries Push for More Cash:

If the link has expired, please check the Shortgrass Online Database Canadian NewsStand for the full article:

Thursday, July 17, 2008


Sweet Ladies and Gentle Sirs:
Thee and all thy household are invited to the free

Come and join us at our FIFTH ANNUAL MEDIEVAL FAIRE as we travel back through the mists of time to a long ago era of minstrels and troubadours, of knights and fair damsels, transforming our neighbourhood into a time of enchantment.

There Shall Be:

Performing Musicians & Belly Dancing
Fighting Displays & A Trebouchet
Fortune Telling and Henna Tattoos
A Fairest of the Faire Costume Contest
Booths of Fine Wares for Sale
Ancient Arts & Craft Making
Facepainting and Kids' Activities
Fine Food and so much more...

including Tumbleweed Theatre's special production:

T'is suitable entertainment for all ages and there is
NO ADMISSION FEE for this most excellent event. If you would like to enter into the spirit of things, by all means wear clothing of the middle ages, but thou art most welcome in modern attire!

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Murder Among the Mateys!

Ahoy all ye Pirates! Join us for a night of piracy, revelry...and murder! It's an evening you won't soon forget with a banquet buffet, a slave auction, and a murder to solve! Whodunnit? It could be you!

Date: Wednesday, July 16th at 6:30pm

Place: The Salty Sea Dog Inn (aka The Heritage Inn, 1217 2nd Street West, Brooks)

Tickets are $25.00, available at Brooks Public Library.

All proceeds from this event benefit our annual Medieval Faire. For more information or to purchase tickets, please come into the library or call 403-362-2947!