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Fair Play

Reduced admission for Library Day at the PNE

Jennifer Fehr, FVRL/Website photo

 

 

raser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) is excited to participate in Public Library Day at the Fair at the PNE. Thanks to a partnership between the Fair and Public Library InterLINK, fair-goers can get into the Fair for only $5 on Wednesday, August 23 by presenting an FVRL library card! The Fair is always free for children under the age of 13.

FVRL will participate alongside InterLINK member libraries in onsite activities from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on August 23. Fair-goers are invited to stopover in the Library Zone near Toon City and Gate 4 for lively activities, or simply, to take a break. Members of the Vancouver Canucks will be performing scheduled storytimes at the Toon City Stage and after, will sign autographs in the Library Zone. FVRL will feature its Library Live and On Tour (LiLi) vehicle, Sphero SPRK+, ukuleles, and green screens. There will also be impromptu storytimes, maker activities, games, and more!


 

"Like the Fair, our public libraries are a favourite place for families to visit, and an essential part of summer in BC," says Public Library InterLINK Executive Director Michael Burris. "Library Day at the Fair at the PNE provides an opportunity to highlight some of the engaging activities that families can expect when they visit their local library there is something for all ages."

Presenting a BC public library card grants one cardholder admission for $5 (one card must be shown per person to receive the discount). Visit www.fvrl.ca for more information.

 

About Fraser Valley Regional Library

FVRL is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving almost 700,000 people in its service area. Established in 1930, it is funded with taxes raised in the communities it serves, plus a Government of BC operating grant. The governing Board consists of elected officials representing 15 member municipalities and regional districts. With its mission "to connect people to the world of information and ideas," FVRL plays a prominent role in the communities throughout the Fraser Valley.

FVRL is a member of Public Library InterLINK, a co-operative federation comprised of 18 member libraries that supports open access to information and materials for all residents in British Columbia by coordinating shared library services and partnerships.

 


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