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Library: International Day of the Book – April 23 – Theatre Alberta

The world will celebrate World Book and Copyright Day on April 23. UNESCO has set this day aside to pay tribute to authors, publishers, and the books they create. It’s on this day that we recognize the power books have to communicate, educate, and inspire.  For International Day of the Book, the Library

Library: 4th Annual Gift-a-Play Christmas Donation Campaign – Theatre Alberta

Fourth Annual Christmas Donation Campaign, GIFT-A-PLAY TO THEATRE ALBERTA’S LIBRARY, is in progress now! With more than 20,000 titles in our catalogue, Theatre Alberta’s Library is Canada’s largest independent fully-circulating theatre library and we want to keep it that way! Our 2015 Wish List on Amazon.ca contains 150 more titles

Resources (Alberta): Community Presenters – Theatre Alberta

Reference Books, Play Suggestions, and Online Webinars for Community Presenters THEATRE ALBERTA LIBRARY RESOURCES: The Community Theatre page gives recommended search terms for our online catalogue and lists dozens of scripts previously produced by community theatres in Alberta. View the page here. The Library catalogue’s multiseek function has space for a number of

Library: Blue Bag Book Club Update – No more bags!

Wow, that was quick! The popularity of the Blue Bag Book Club has wildly exceeded our expectations, and we’re so grateful to have so many members engaging with Theatre Alberta’s Library. Because of the overwhelming response to the program, we are not able to fill anymore Blue Bag Book Club

Library: Join the Theatre Alberta Library Blue Bag Book Club!

Theatre Alberta’s Library is participating in Outside the Lines library awareness week this year, and we want you to join the celebration! Outside the Lines is a weeklong celebration to reconnect people with the creativity, technology, discovery and all of the fun and unexpected experiences happening in libraries today. More

Library: Vote in Playwright’s Guild of Canada’s T-shirt contest

  Which one will you choose? 10 iconic Canadian play covers will be printed on t-shirts and sold online, with all profits funding readings by PGC members across the country. Click here to view all the candidates and vote. Vote as many times as you want! Voting closes August 7th, 2015.

Library: Next Closure 4-8PM, June 22

Theatre Alberta staff and Librarians will be attending the 28th Annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre. We are pleased to be able to celebrate along with Edmonton’s theatre community! As a result, the Library will not be open from 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Theatre Alberta’s Library switches over to Summer Schedule

Hey Theatre Alberta Library users! We’ve switched over to our Summer Schedule. Just a reminder that the Library will be closed Friday thru Sunday until the end of August. (The Drop Box will be available during regular times.) June 1 to August 31, 2015Mon: 12-8 pm Tues/Wed/Thurs: 10 am–3 pmFri: ClosedSat: ClosedSun: Closed

Library: Updates and new online features

Theatre Alberta’s Librarians have been hard at work updating our online Library services to help our patrons find what they’re looking for more easily. We recently upgraded our online catalogue, and some new features are now available. Scroll down for more information. Updated info on the website: Pathfinders (Updated as of

Library Notice: Service disruption due to maintenance on April 29th

UPDATE! The Library is now back online and circulating. Stay tuned for updates on some of the new features we have upgraded. Thanks again for your patience! Due to a software upgrade, our online library system will be down for maintenance on April 29th. Staff will not be able to

Library: More than $750 worth of inkind donations for Gift-A-Play 2014

Thank you to everyone who donated to our 2014 Gift-A-Play Library campaign. Once again, we have been overwhelmed by your support. Below you will find a list of people from whom we have received donations. Each of these donors will have their names affixed inside the cover of their gifts indicating

Library: 2014 Christmas Holiday Break reminder

  Happy Holidays from your friends at Theatre Alberta! Just a reminder that the Library will be closed Monday, December 22nd and will open again on Monday, January 5th. If you have books that you need to return during that time, our Library dropbox will be available during the following

Library: Only 7 titles remain on our 2014 Gift-A-Play Wish List

We are truly overwhelmed. Of the 50 books we added to our Wish List one month ago, only seven titles remain! This is the third year we have run our Gift-A-Play Christmas donation campaign in support of the Theatre Alberta Library. We have never actually had all of our Wish

Library: Putting Monologues and Scenes Front and Centre

Have you visited Theatre Alberta’s Library lately? If so, you may have noticed a new shelf of books near the front entrance. We have moved all of our Scene and Monologue collections out from the main shelving units to a more featured position in our Library. These are some of

Library: 2014 Gift-A-Play Campaign update

Theatre Alberta’s Gift-A-Play campaign is well underway. According to our Wish List, 23 titles have been purchased and are en route to Theatre Alberta – that’s nearly half our entire list! Below you’ll find a list of donors and plays (and a few lovely donation messages!) that we’ve already received.

Library: Tales from the Stacks – Age of Minority by Jordan Tannahill

Did you know you could borrow Jordan Tannahill’s 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award-winning play compilation Age of Minority: 3 Solo Plays (published by Playwrights Canada Press) at Theatre Alberta’s Library? Yep. We got it.  Interested in borrowing a title from Canada’s largest, independent theatre library? Our helpful Librarians and staff are available

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