MAPLE RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

130-22470 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, BC V2X 5Z6
Phone (604) 467-7417
Fax (604) 467-7404
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Fully Accessible  WiFi Available  Book Drop  Self-Check Book Drop  Public Internet Stations Available  Colour Copier  Black & White Printer  Meeting Room(s) Available

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Upcoming Holiday Closures:

ALL FVRL LOCATIONS will close early at 2pm on Christmas Eve (Dec 24) and New Year's Eve (Dec 31).

Christmas Day:Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014
Boxing Day:Friday, Dec 26th, 2014

Monday
10am - 9pm
Tuesday
10am - 9pm
Wednesday
10 am - 9pm
Thursday
10am - 9pm
Friday
10am - 9pm
Saturday
10am - 5pm
Sunday
1pm - 5pm

Today's Date is Saturday December 20

Everyone

Family Literacy Day - 15 Minutes of Fun!
Saturday, Jan 24
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Family Literacy Day demonstrates how families can learn, play and have fun together while developing literacy skills in just “15 Minutes of Fun” a day! Join us for a playful afternoon filled with activities, performances, contests and prizes!

Adults

Drop-in Tech Help
Monday, Jan 5 - Monday, Apr 27
Mondays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to use your tablet, laptop, or eReader to do things online you've always wanted to try. These practical hands-on sessions with library staff are designed  for anyone with a device they can bring to the library, as well as those wanting to use a library computer.


Downloading eBooks
Thursday, Jan 15
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how to borrow free eBooks and audiobooks through FVRL OverDrive, 3M Cloud Library, and OneClickdigital. This workshop is designed for anyone with a device they can bring to the library.

World Films
Tuesday, Jan 20 - Tuesday, Feb 24
Tuesdays: Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bring your friends and spend a relaxing evening at the library with a must-see world film. Friends of the Library will sell refreshments at intermission. Contact the main floor information desk for a movie schedule.

Local Voices
Wednesday, Jan 28
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In 2014 Maple Ridge celebrated 140 years as a community and started a new era by achieving official city status. This series celebrates the City of Maple Ridge, past and present, through the voices of our citizens. Presented by the Maple Ridge Community Heritage Commission and Historical Society, the Maple Ridge Family History Group, Golden Ears Writers, and the library.

Stress and Arthritis
Thursday, Feb 19
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Learn about the causes of stress, the impact it can have on your body, and how it interacts with arthritis. Discover strategies to manage stress and its effects.

Teens

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Wednesday, Jan 21 - Wednesday, May 20
Wednesdays: Jan 21, Feb 18, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration required

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) members organize library programs for teens, volunteer as reading buddies and help with other events. The meetings are fun and always include snacks! TAG membership looks great on resumes and college applications. Volunteer hours are granted for all TAG activities. Apply at the library, new members welcome!

 

Student Job Search Workshop: Part 1
Monday, Jan 26
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Registration required

Your resume and cover letter are your sales brochure. These workshops, presented by the WorkBC Employment Services Centre and the library, will help with your job search and to create a resume and cover letter that employers will notice. For students aged 15 to 30. Space is limited. Workshops will take place at WorkBC, at 170 - 22470 Dewdney Trunk Road.

Kids

Babytime
Monday, Jan 5 - Monday, Apr 27
Mondays (excluding Feb 9, Apr 6)
10:15 am - 10:45 am

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.

Storytime
Tuesday, Jan 6 - Thursday, Apr 30
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (excluding Apr 3)
10:15 am - 10:45 am

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.


Reading Buddies (Winter Session)
Monday, Jan 12 - Monday, Mar 2
Mondays: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 16, 23, Mar 2
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Registration required

Do you have a child in grades 1 to 3 who would like to be a better reader? Your child will be matched with a teen volunteer to read with. Reading Buddies is a great way to get extra reading practice! Register beginning November 24.

Kids Chess Club
Thursday, Jan 15 - Thursday, Feb 19
Thursdays, Jan 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Calling all chess enthusiasts! Sharpen your skills and meet other players. Participants must know all the pieces, how to check and check mate and be able to play on their own. Members of the Teen Advisory Council will be on hand to help. For kids in Grades 3 to 7.

Maple Ridge Public Library

Community of Maple Ridge

Community Librarian

Jo-Ann Sleiman
tel: 604-467-7417
fax: 604-467-7404

Library Manager

Teresa MacLeod
130-22470 Dewdney Trunk Rd.
Maple Ridge, B.C.
V2X 5Z6

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NEWS

Merry Christmas! All FVRL locations will close early at 2 pm on Christmas Eve. We will also be closed on December 25 and 26.

City of Langley Library is getting a new look! The library will be open throughout the renovation; however, the exterior book drop is closed. Please visit any of the Langley Township libraries to drop your materials off after hours.

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