Saskatoon Public Library is lucky to work with many great community organizations. While we are unable to partner with several of these groups during the COVID-19 pandemic, we still want to help spread the word about the incredible work they’re continuing to do in our city! Keep reading for more information
SPL is currently partnering with Chokecherry Studios, a youth-founded, non-profit organization offering arts-based programming to young and emerging artists in inner-city Saskatoon. Visit their Facebook page to learn more.
The Family Law Information Centre is available to provide legal information to anyone who has questions about family law. Self-help kits can be sent out to those wishing to represent themselves. Assistance is provided in the completion of court documents. Call toll free 1.888.218.2822 ext. 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find more information on the Government of Saskatchewan website.
Kids (ages 8-12 recommended)
Monday / Sep 20 / 7- 9pm
Wednesday / Sep 22 / 7- 9pm (French)
Friday / Sep 24 / 7- 9pm
Join Kids Code Jeunesse and kids from across Canada for a free online coding workshop to celebrate Science Literacy Week 2021. Celebrating the Canadian book, Nibi’s Water Song by Sunshine Tenasco, kids will code a narrative game that explores the universal need for clean drinking water and how individuals can make a difference in the fight against climate change. The project will use foundational Scratch coding skills as a tool to celebrate themes like perseverance, community, and the beauty of protecting Canada’s natural environments.
For more information and to register visit the English Events Link
Saskatoon Public Library’s longtime partner, Public Legal Education Association (PLEA), is still working hard to provide free legal information and services. For example, the Listen Project offers free legal advice to survivors of sexual violence, the FamLi Agreement Maker guides users through a separation agreements, and COVID-19 & The Law helps answer legal questions arising from the pandemic. Visit the PLEA website for more information.
Our longtime partners for Resume Help programs continue to support job seekers. Call 306.978.4041, Monday to Friday between 9 am – 4 pm.
READ Saskatoon is a local literacy organization that offers free literacy services to adults and families. They provide adult tutoring services, financial literacy workshops, family literacy programs, as well as literacy facilitator training and resources.
Currently, READ Saskatoon is offering online programming. To register visit https://www.readsaskatoon.com/events.html or call 306.652.5448.
The library’s Job Hunt Help partner, SaskAbilities Partners in Employment, continues to provide free employment services to job seekers. Call 306.657.2450 to book an appointment. Help is provided online or over the phone.