Jake Epp Public Library

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Events Calendar

Feb
1
Sat
Blind Date with a Book
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day

Join us for our annual Blind Date with a Book event! All you have to do is check out a wrapped book, read it and let us know whether or not you liked it. For each book, you will be given a “Rate your Date” ballot. Each ballot filled out will be entered into draws throughout the month of February for free books.

Don’t judge a book by its cover!

 

Feb
28
Fri
Family Movie Night
Feb 28 @ 19:00 – 21:00

Every fourth Friday of the month is movie night! We alternate between classic movies and family movies each month. Movies generally begin at 7 p.m. in our multipurpose room. Admittance and popcorn are free, children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

February 28 – The Peanuts Movie (G)

 

Mar
3
Tue
Memory Keepers’ Club
Mar 3 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Join Jake Epp Library’s monthly memoir writing club. Every month will have a different theme to write on. We will share writing, stories and experiences with one another. No sign up required. The theme to write on this month is “a disability”.

Memory Keepers’ Club will be held on the FIRST TUESDAY of every month from 1-3 pm.

memory keepers club

Providence Public Lecture Series 2020
Mar 3 @ 19:00 – 20:30

When Divinity Kisses Humanity: Can Scripture Inform or Shape Public Policy?

Presentation: Sunday Akin Olukoju (PhD, Walden University) is the co-pastor of Immanuel Fellowship in Winnipeg. He has taught at Athabasca University, published several articles in the American Society of Public Administration, and written a monthly column in the Diversity Times magazine. His book The Finest Wine has been adapted into a movie currently running via satellite in South Sudan.

The 2020 Providence Public Lectures will demonstrate the impressive range of expertise among Providence faculty, whose topics will include politics, theology, morality, history, psychiatry, worship, and social construction. Presenting in Winnipeg and Steinbach, Providence professors are excited to bring their scholarship into the public square. Attendees can expect to be intellectually stimulated, perhaps challenged, and to come away with a new appreciation for Christian higher education.

All lectures are free to attend – no registration required.

Lecture Synopsis: Christians revolutionized the ancient world by providing for unwanted and impoverished persons via internal and external approaches. Using their political influence in the Roman Empire, Christians promoted legislation against infanticide in 374 C.E., and laws that allowed subsidies for destitute families in order to avert the abandonment of children. At the same time, the church encouraged struggling parents who had no means to care for their children to leave them by the door of churches, which became the first orphanages. In a world where children and youth face such a bleak future and death has become so cheap, this presentation will explore how Scripture calls humanity to engage and shape public policy from within and without, for the betterment of all.

Mar
5
Thu
Young Adult Book Club
Mar 5 @ 16:00 – 17:00

Teens, join Jake Epp Library’s Young Adult Book Club! Read and discuss YA books such as Cinder by Marissa Meyer, The Giver by Lois Lowry, and more with other teens. The group will meet to discuss on Thursdays bi-weekly from 4-5 pm.

For Ages 13-15. Advanced sign up is required. There is no cost to participate in this program.

For March, we will be reading and discussing The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Mar 5: Ch. 1-13; Feb 19: Ch. 14-End).

For any questions, email Madison: programs@jakeepplibrary.com

Hours of Operation

  • Mon 109pm
  • Tue 109pm
  • Wed 109pm
  • Thu 109pm
  • Fri 109pm
  • Sat 105pm
  • Sun Closed
Closed Sundays and Holidays

Jake Epp Library

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Phone (204) 326-6841
255 Elmdale Street
Steinbach Manitoba R5G 0C9
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