The Estevan Public Library is gearing up for a festive season filled with engaging programs and activities for all ages.
Jason Redshaw the EPL Branch Manager sat down with us on SUN 102 to shed light on the exciting lineup, ranging from floor curling to a unique board game experience. "We have a fully packed list for children, adults, teens, tweens, and families," Redshaw enthusiastically shared about the library's winter program guide.
One highlight that Redshaw discussed is the library's annual Holiday Mini-Golf Fundraiser, set to kick off on December 1. The library undergoes a whimsical transformation into a mini-golf course with ten holes adorned in festive decor. Redshaw painted a vivid picture, stating, "Think of some of the gaudiest Christmas decorations possible mixed in with mini golf, and that’ll give you an idea of how much fun this is going to be."
The fundraiser, priced at $2.00 for children and $5 for adults, not only offers a delightful experience but also presents an opportunity to win prizes. "The kids all get prizes when they complete it, and everyone gets to enter into a grand prize draw that will include an Indigo gift card along with some glow-in-the-dark golf balls and hockey pucks," Redshaw explained.
Transitioning to another unique activity, Redshaw shared insights into the library's recent foray into floor curling. Combining elements of curling and shuffleboard, the library saw around 60 participants so far trying their hand at this novel activity. Redshaw invited the community to experience floor curling on December 8 and 22, assuring that the library's typically quiet atmosphere wouldn't be disrupted by yelling. "With floor curling, there's no sweeping, so you won't get that, but you'll hear a few of the rocks knocking around," he assured.
Another intriguing offering mentioned by Redshaw is 'Escape the Library,' a series of escape board games suitable for the entire family. Available in the period between Christmas and New Year's, this promises to be a perfect break for those looking for a different kind of holiday activity.
For those interested in exploring the library's winter programs, Redshaw directed attention to their website and Facebook page.
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