Alberta Culture Days are being celebrated this month in Cardston. 
The Town of Cardston, the Remington Carriage Museum, The Agricultural Society and the Jim and Mary Kearl Library are hosting activities that offer the community opportunities to connect with Albertans. 
The Culture theme is to connect to our past, our diverse traditions, to our personal and collective imaginations, to one another, and to the place we all call home – Alberta.
The Jim and Mary Kearl Library has elected to celebrate our local First Nations heritage.
Visit the library between September 8 and September 27 to see beautiful artwork created by a local artists who graciously accepted the invitation to display their work.
Norma Wolfchild, Business Development Officer, Blood Tribe was instrumental in connecting the Jim and Mary Kearl Library with Charles Bull Shields.

Charles Bull Shieldsis an artist from the Blood Tribe, a member of the Blackfoot Confederacy. Charles is self-taught and uses his artwork to reflect and keep in touch with Native heritage and traditions. He was born in Cardston, Alberta and now lives in Standoff, Alberta.
He had the honor of creating the illustrations for the book Legend of the Buffalo Stone, written by Dawn Sprung (formerly Welykochy) .
Charles medium of choice is pen and ink. The illustrated story board for Legend fo the Buffalo Stone will be on display, as well as, other creative works.
Discover with use the extraordinary talents of Charles Bull Shields, visit the Jim and Mary Kearl Library daily between 10 – 6 p.m. We are open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.
Be sure to visit the Library on Thursday September 25, from 5 – 7 pm as the library will be hosting a variety of cultural activities.
 

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 Come celebrate Alberta Culture Days at the Jim and Mary Kearl Library . We will have a Native Art display during the week of Septemember 22-27.  Then on Thursday, Sepetmember 25, we will host a kid friendly cultural activity from 5-7pm, which will include music, crafts, snacks, and a legend story. 
Come kick off Alberta Culture days in style with us at the Jim and Mary Kearl library.
Contact us at 403-653-4775 for more details.
 

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We all know it's true...books ARE better than the movie!  But the movies are fun to watch if you've already read the book.  A few upcoming movies based on some popular books include; "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon;  This one is actually a television series.  "The Fault in Our Stars", by John Green;  "If I Stay", by Gayle Foreman;  "The Maze Runner" by James Dashner; "The Giver" by Lois Lowry; "The Hobbit", by J.R. Tolkien; and "Mockingjay", by Suzanne Collins.    So come on in to the library to check out the book...and then go see the movie!

 Come celebrate Alberta Culture Days at the Jim and Mary Kearl Library . We will have a Native Art display during the week of Septemember 22-27.  Then on Thursday, Sepetmember 25, we will host a kid friendly cultural activity from 5-7pm, which will include music, crafts, snacks, and a legend story. 
Come kick off Alberta Culture days in style with us at the Jim and Mary Kearl library.
Contact us at 403-653-4775 for more details.
 

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We all know it's true...books ARE better than the movie!  But the movies are fun to watch if you've already read the book.  A few upcoming movies based on some popular books include; "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon;  This one is actually a television series.  "The Fault in Our Stars", by John Green;  "If I Stay", by Gayle Foreman;  "The Maze Runner" by James Dashner; "The Giver" by Lois Lowry; "The Hobbit", by J.R. Tolkien; and "Mockingjay", by Suzanne Collins.    So come on in to the library to check out the book...and then go see the movie!

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