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General Library Use: As per the Alberta Health guidelines, the library will be implementing the following restrictions for general library use.
- Masks are required for anyone over 2 years of age in accordance with the Alberta Mask Mandate https://www.alberta.ca/masks.aspx in the library.
- Physical Distancing is required while using the library space.
- We will be operating at 1/3 fire capacity.
- Due to the above restrictions, proof of vaccination will not be required to enter the building, however the Restriction Exemption Program will be implemented for programs at the library as outlined below.
Library Programming Attendance Requirements:
- We will be implementing the Restriction Exemption Program as of September 20th. Proof of vaccine will be required for all persons12 and over to attend programs at the Olds Library.
- We require all participants of all ages to sanitize upon entering the program space. (May wash hands instead.)
- Masks are required as outlined above.
- January - Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens
- February - American Dirt- Jeanine Cummins
- March - Me - Elton John
- April - Canada Reads 2021 Short List
- May - Glass Hotel - Emily St. Mandel
- June - Ridgerunner - Gil Adamson
- July - Anxious People - Fredrick Bachman
- August - The Heart of a Woman - Maya Angelou
- September - The Moment of Lift - Melinda Gates
- October - Russian Sister - Caroline Adderson
- November - White Ivy - Susie Yang
- December - Turtles All the Way Down - John Green
- January - Gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles
- February - Jade Peony / Wayson Choy
- March - Hate U Give / Angie Thomas
- April - Educated / Tara Westover
- May - Quintland Sisters / Shelley Wood
- June - Lost Roses / Martha Hall Kelly
- July - Sold on a Monday / Kristina McMorris
- August - Journey of the Heart - Annette Gray
- September - Alice Network / Kate Quinn
- October - Paris Architect / Charles Belfour
- November - Before We Were Yours / Lisa Wingate
- December - The Farm / Joanne Ramos
- January 17 - North of normal / Cea Sunrise Person
- February 21 - Gathering of Secrets / Lihnda Castillo
- March TBA - Canada Reads
- April 18 - Reader's choice Autobiography, Biography or Memoir
- May 16 - Cutting for stone : a novel / Abraham Verghese
- June 27 - The magic strings of Frankie Presto / Mitch Albom
- July 18 - The trouble with goats and sheep / Joanna Cannon
- August 15 - Reader's Choice
- September 19 - Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati
- October 24- Cellist of Sarejevo by Steven Galloway (NEW DATE)
- Novovember 21 - Giller Shortlist - readers choice
- December 19 - Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
- January 18 - Lilac Girls / Martha Hall Kelly
- February 15 - Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor / Sally Armstrong
- March - CBC Canada Reads
- April 19 - Any title by Jo Nesbo
- May 17 - To the Hilt by Dick Francis
- June 21 - Into The Heart of the Country by Pauline Holdstock
- July 19 - Feeding my Mother by Jann Arden
- August 16 - Brides of Banff Springs
- September 20 - The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
- October 18: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
- November 15: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
- December 13: Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor