New Featured Author

08 July 2018

Jacqueline Guest
 
  Jacqueline lives and writes in a log cabin nestled in the pinewoods of the Rocky Mountain foothills of Alberta.
  Her award winning books are unique in that many of the main characters come from different ethnic backgrounds including First Nations, Inuit or Metis. Her well drawn characters face issues common to every child such as bulling, blended families and physical challenges and are strong role models for today’s youth. Always popular with reader’s, Jacqueline’s sports books combine action, humour and a love of the game.
   With twenty years’ experience, Jacqueline has a wide variety of presentations suitable for each grade level and all are curriculum connected.
   Jacqueline has presented to students and educators in Canada, the United States, Tanzania and Ghana. She has also presented for the Cultural Diversity Institute, University of Calgary, University of Victoria, Manitoba Association of Teachers of English, MASC Conference in Ottawa, Alberta Association of Library Technicians, Saskatoon Reading Council Teachers Conference, Dream catcher Aboriginal Conferences, Batoche Historical Site and participated in Back to Batoche Days and Fort Calgary’s Metis Cultural Festival, plus she has presented at the American Library Association and Billings Public Schools in the United States.
  Jacqueline was the Creator-In-Residence for the Canadian Children’s Book Center. Jacqueline is the Writer in Residence for the Escuela Canyon Meadows International Spanish Academy and St. Claire Elementary School in Calgary. She has also been the Writer in Residence for the Marigold Library System and a member of Calgary Arts Partners in Education Society.
  Jacqueline is the recipient of the prestigious Indspire Award for the Arts, formerly the National Aboriginal Achievement Award.
  In 2016, Jacqueline received the incredible honour of being named to the Order of Canada for her ongoing efforts in the world of literacy.
 

Summer Time

04 July 2018

Drop in a nd pick up a great book to read while relaxing this summer.

Thanks Cenovus Energy for New Look

06 September 2017

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday Cenovus Energy made a number of donations to local libraries.  Wabasca Public Library was a recipient of this largesse.  With the funds the library now has a new reception desk and chairs, new patron tables and chairs, and three new storage cabinets.  Many thanks to Cenovus for this generous donation.

                                                 

Order Books

29 August 2015

We can order books for you from other libraries, or you can do it online.  For infomation or help talk to our librarian.

Public Computers

10 July 2015

The Wabasca Public Library offers you 5 Public computers for your use.

You can also copy, print or fax your documents for a minimal cost.