General Interest Programs



Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or using a chair for support. You will learn gentle postures, breathing methods, and relaxation techniques, all with the use of a chair. Great for seniors, office workers, people new to yoga, and anyone interested in improving flexibility and body awareness. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Instructor Carol MacMillan.
Wednesdays        January 18 – June 14 
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM       $10 drop-in, 4 classes $25, or 16 classes $100


Caregivers have an afternoon out to relax and meet with others going through the same situation. Learn about programs and services available to make your life easier.
 May 3, June 7
First Wednesday of the month       12:30 PM – 2:30 PM       Free

Espresso Yourself

Come for a cup of coffee and to meet new people, discuss news and views, and hear from exciting guest speakers.
January – June (except holidays)   Mondays    1:30 PM – 3:00 PM    Free


Writing Group

Open to all ages and writing levels. Enjoy learning about story starters, prompts, editing, review and feedback in a supportive, relaxed environment. Facilitated by Carol MacMillan.
 April 25, May 30, June 27
Tuesdays             6:00 PM – 7:30 PM 6 sessions               $15 per class


General Interest

Book Club

Join a book club and discuss books. Get more out of your reading experience as you share your thoughts and feelings with other readers. We are taking names to start a new book club. Please let us know what day and times would work for you. Free.


Cookbook Club

Would you like to join a cookbook club? We select food themes (comfort food, Greek food, etc.), borrow cookbooks from the library and have a potluck each month. It’s a great way to meet people and to enjoy delicious new foods! Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm. RSVP to


Art Journals

Bring your writings to life in an art journal with advanced doodling, capturing the moment in words. Practice new art techniques, push your boundaries, break the rules, and let your hands and heart lead you into adventure. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Instructor Dianne Put.
Fridays                May 12
6:30 PM– 8:00 PM        $20 drop in


Knitting Cafe

Bring your project and enjoy the laughter and companionship of the Knit Wits. All levels from beginners to experienced knitters are welcome.
Wednesdays        2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Weekly            Free

Drop-in Sewing

Bring your machine and your project for some camaraderie with others. This is open to quilters or sewers from beginners to advanced. No instruction will be given.
May 2, 16, June 6, 20
Twice monthly, first and third Tuesday of the month
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM       

Cross Stitch Cafe

Bring your cross stitch and join the group. Facilitated by Pat Palmer. Ages 10 and up.
Saturdays            1:30 PM – 3:30 PM              

Free Art Fridays

Support the food bank by bringing in non-perishable food and receive a free piece of art from a local artist. Thanks to all the artists who have contributed art pieces.
May 5 is the last one

Artist in Residence

Would you like to share your love of art with the people of High River? Book a day to come in and work at your art, music, craft, etc. in the library foyer or in a room. The public is invited to come and watch you work and ask questions. All ages of artists, crafters and hobby artists are welcome.
Free space for the artist to work in. Free for the public to see.
To be announced when there are artists booked in.


Do you need a place to create? Book a time and room to use the technology or items from the equipment and tool lending library.
Free with your High River Library card
$10 per session for other library card holders