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Libraries will reopen in multiple phases with limited capacity & services starting Aug 25. Learn about our Path to Reopening.

We’re Online During the COVID-19 Closure

Join us on FacebookInstagram and YouTube for online programs.

Online Program Calendar

Online Programs

Tuesdays & Thursdays / 10:30 am
Facebook & YouTube

Join us to learn songs and read books. This program is just for babies and their caregivers.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays / 10:30 am
Facebook & YouTube

Watch as we read a selection of fun and engaging children’s books.

Tuesdays & Thursdays / 12 pm
Facebook & YouTube

Check out videos featuring fun STEAM activities that kids can do using common household products.

Mondays & Tuesdays
Instagram

Guess which book we’ve recreated using household items. A new book scene image will be posted on Mondays, with the answer revealed on Tuesday.

Monday—Friday / 7 pm
Facebook

Adults enjoy stories too! Join us as our programmers read stories and novels with mature themes.

Aug 6, Sep 10, Oct 1 & Nov 5 / 6 pm
Facebook & YouTube

Step back in time and view slideshows featuring images from the Local History archives.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays / 2 pm
Facebook & YouTube

Join us for a picture book and a fun activity or craft based on it.

Tuesdays & Thursdays / 1 – 4 pm
Zoom

Plan on representing yourself or need legal research help? Book a half-hour Zoom appointment with Ken Fox from the Law Society of Saskatchewan who will help guide you through the many legal resources available​. He’s available for consultations on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1 – 4 pm. Email community@saskatoonlibrary.ca to book an appointment.

The Law Society of Saskatchewan has no jurisdiction to provide legal advice, recommend a lawyer or act on an individual’s behalf. Presented in partnership with Law Society of Saskatchewan.​ For legal research help at times other than those listed above, please email reference@lawsociety.sk.ca.

Coming soon
Facebook & YouTube

Join us as we show you how to make a toy theatre, puppets, and props in six videos. You will also learn to create a script and story and how to perform them with the theatre you make. If you cannot join us live, all the videos will remain on our pages for you to view.

Online Games

Who doesn’t love a good puzzle? Enjoy these historic Saskatoon photos that have been turned into digital puzzles.

Bessborough Hotel under Broadway Bridge, ca 1939

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100 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/25zQ

50 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/WsFn

15 piece puzzle: ​https://jigex.com/GS5j

A view from Nutana, ca 1914

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/RQTX

Aerial View of Downtown Saskatoon, 1978

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/Q3LW

Sunshine or rain in Saskatoon, 1920

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50 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/kRfu

Romantic Couple, 1912

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30 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/P2wp

Opening Day of Haultain Pool in Kinsmen Playground, ca 1935

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/ynSL

Children Flying Kites, 1989

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/vhSv

Birds-eye view of midway at Saskatoon Exhibition, 1913

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/pLNy

Front of Library Taken From City Hall, 1967

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/Sf7K

The Bessborough Hotel, from the garden, ca 1940

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/wPRg

Children at Forestry Farm playground, 1950

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/1i7b

Looking west on 21st Street toward CNR station, 1910

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/wAfK

Garden Party at the Mendel Home, 1940

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15 piece puzzle: https://jigex.com/vFgf

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Solve a series of puzzles to get out of a locked room and progress through the game to the end!

Shark Escape Room

Escape the Tunnels Escape Room

 

These Bingo sheets can be fun for the whole family to enjoy!

Action Bingo

Around the House Bingo

Outdoor Bingo

Reading Challenge Bingo

Coming soon

A city-wide scavenger hunt using Geocaches HQs Adventure App. You can play along by downloading and visiting a library, hunting for answers and clues to puzzles located nearby.

Aug 5, 12 & 19 / 7 pm

Tailored for families with kids ages 8 to 12, Knowlympics Trivia Nights will test your knowledge in categories such as math, science, writing and art. Sign up for some family fun and to learn something new!
Knowlympics Trivia Nights take place on Zoom and Kahoot. They are moderated by an SPL employee and consist of 30 questions. For the best experience, two devices would be optimal to play (such as a computer and phone/tablet)—one to display the host and game board, and one to act as the controller. Once registration is complete, a confirmation email with instructions and information will be provided.

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Check back often for newly added trivia and personality quizzes – it’s fun for the whole family!

Saskatchewan Geography Trivia

2000s Music Trivia

Personality quiz: What type of library patron are you?

Emoji Book Title Challenge