Tuesday, June 2, 2015

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What's going on at the libraries June 7 - July 4

By Andrea Spenst, FVRL


Stó:lō  Basketry at the SRC Interpretive Centre. Voice file photo.


hroughout June, Sardis, Chilliwack and Yarrow Libraries will be celebrating National Aboriginal History Month. Come help us celebrate the rich diversity in our communities. Monday, Jun 1st - Tuesday, Jun 30th, 10:00am-9:00pm.


Summer Reading Club
Adults: June 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015
Children & Teens: June 25 – August 31

This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is BUILD IT! Read anything and anywhere! Come to the library with your reading record for weekly entries and chances to win gift cards as well as assorted library products. A grand prize will be drawn at the end of the summer for a basket of books and other goodies!

eHelp Desk
Chilliwack Library: Wednesdays, June 9th - Wednesday, Jun 24th, 1:30pm-4:30pm
Sardis Library: Tuesdays, June 8th - Jun 30th, 1:30pm-4:00pm

Visit the eHelp Desk for one-on-one help with downloading digital content (eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines) and accessing databases via FVRL's website.

Book Sale Blitz - CANCELLED
Chilliwack Library: Saturday, Jun 13th, 10:00am-4:00pm

Buy gently loved donated items and materials withdrawn from FVRL's collection. Books, magazines, DVDs, CD Books, MP3s, and more are available at great prices. Book Sale proceeds go to support local library programming and collections. This event is organized by the Friends of the Chilliwack Libraries.

Knit in Public Day
Sardis Library, Wednesday, Jun 17th, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Come one, come all - knitters of all skill levels are welcome! The Sardis Library Knit One, Knit All group is celebrating World Wide Knit in Public Day. Bring your knitting (or crocheting!) projects and join the fun.

LEGO® Club
Yarrow Library: Tuesday, Jun 9th, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Sardis Library: Tuesday, June 16th, 3:30-4:30pm
Chilliwack Library: Wednesday, June 17th, 3:30pm-4:30pm

Love LEGO®? We provide the LEGO®, you bring your imagination! Come play, create, and experiment. LEGO® Club is a fun after school program for kids. Sign up for the day at the information desk. Each session is limited to 15 attendees so arrive early to avoid disappointment!

Sardis Library Genealogy Group
Sardis Library, June 18th, 10:30am-12:00pm

Improve your genealogy software skills with Ancestry Library Edition. Share ideas, learn new tips and tricks, solve research roadblocks, and learn the history of the area and era of your choice. New members welcome. Facilitated by Marlene Dance, UFV ElderCollege Instructor, and assisted by Katie England.

Book Club
Sardis Library: Thursday, June 18th, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Yarrow Library: Thursday, Jun 18th, 6:30pm-7:45pm

Meet fellow book lovers and discuss a selected title. Call or visit the library to learn which book is being discussed this month. Copies of the current month's book are available at the library.

Boomers and Beyond
Sardis Library: Monday, Jun 29th, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Are you new to the community or newly retired? Are you an adult looking to connect with others in our community? Drop in and participate in our monthly library social. There will be coffee and treats, as well as great conversation and games. Guest speakers will be on hand from 2:30 pm - 3 pm to talk about various topics and resources for seniors and caregivers.



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