Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

FVRL News

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Have a look at what's going on at your libraries this month

Submitted by Andrea Spenst, FVRL

 

ack up your needles and yarn and head to the library! Our new Tuesday afternoon knitting group is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon with fellow knitters. See you there!

 

Knit One, Knit All
Chilliwack Library, Tuesdays, Sep 2nd - Dec 23rd, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Sardis Library, Wednesdays, Sep 3 - Dec 17th, 1:00-2:30pm
Yarrow Library, Thursday, Oct 2nd, 1:30-3:00pm

Storytimes
Sardis Library, Mondays, Sept 22nd - Dec 1st (excluding Oct 13th), 10:30-11:00am
Chilliwack Library, Tuesdays, Sep 23rd - Tuesday, Dec 2nd, 10:30am-11:00am
Yarrow Library, Tuesdays, Sep 23-Oct 21, Nov 18th - Dec 2nd, 10:30-11:00am
Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

e-Help Desk
Chilliwack Library, Mondays, Sep 8th - Monday, Dec 29th, 2:00pm-4:30pm
Visit Chilliwack Library's Monday afternoon e-Help Desk for one-on-one help with downloading digital content (eBooks, audiobooks and magazines) and accessing databases on the FVRL website.

Book Clubs
Chilliwack Library, Evening Club: Nov 26th, 7:00-8:30pm

Yarrow Library, Nov 20th, 6:30-7:45pm
Join us for lively discussions of selected titles. Chosen books change monthly with copies provided by the library. New members are welcome to join anytime!

Babytime
Chilliwack Library, Thursdays, Nov 6th - Thursday, Nov 27th, 10:30am-11:00am
Make language fun! Start early with Babytime. Help your baby develop speech and language skills - enjoy bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers. Register beginning October 18.

Book Sale Blitz!
Chilliwack Library, Saturday, Nov 15th, 10:00am-4:00pm
The Friends of the Chilliwack Library invite you to "A Book Sale Blitz"! One day only! All books are $5 per bag (bags provided).

I Can't Sleep!
Chilliwack Library, Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Many older adults find it difficult to get to sleep or stay asleep. This workshop, presented by COSCO Seniors' Health and Wellness Institute, explores the reasons and remedies. Join us for advice about lifestyle changes that may help you get a better night's sleep. Registration for this free workshop is appreciated.

eReader Workshop
Sardis Library, Tuesday, Nov 18th, 6:30pm-8:00pm

This workshop is designed for those using dedicated eReaders with their home computer.
Sardis Library, Tuesday, Nov 25th, 6:30-8:00pm This workshop is designed for those using wireless devices and tablets. Learn how to borrow free eBooks from the library through FVRL OverDrive.

Sardis Digital Clickers
Sardis Library, Tuesday, Nov 18th, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Are you a new photographer with your first DSLR or a seasoned photographer with a new toy? Join Sardis Library's new Camera Club, the Sardis Digital Clickers. This drop-in club meets once a month to explore digital camera settings and different photography styles. Be prepared to ask questions, answer questions, share your successes and your failures, and enjoy all elements of photography in a friendly supportive setting. All types of digital cameras are welcome, but the primary focus with be on DSLR. Oh and don't forget to bring your camera and coffee or tea. Facilitated by Chris of ChrisTopher Films. Contact Chris here for more information. Older children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

Teen Advisory Group
Chilliwack Library Thursday, Nov 20th, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Are you a teen? Join the Chilliwack Libraries Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Be a library ambassador and help organize, run and promote teen library programs. There is lots of snacks and fun to be had. Volunteer hours are granted for all TAG activities. Apply at any of the Chilliwack Libraries, new members welcome!

Sardis Library Genealogy Club
Sardis Library, Thursday, Nov 20th, 10:30am-12:00pm
Improve your genealogy software skills with Ancestry Library Edition. Share ideas, learn new tips and tricks, and solve research road blocks to 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.

 

Locations

Chilliwack Library - 45860 First Ave.

Sardis Library - 5819 Tyson Rd.

Yarrow Library - 4670 Community St.

 

 

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