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:

Long Weekend:Sunday, May 17th, 2015
Victoria Day:Monday, May 18th, 2015
Canada Day:Wednesday, Jul 1st, 2015
Long Weekend:Sunday, Aug 2nd, 2015

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 Tuesday May 05

Everyone

Spring Shred-a-Thon
Saturday, Jun 13
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for the Friends of the Maple Ridge Public Library Spring Shred-a-thon fundraiser. Just in time for the end of tax season, Shred-it will be on hand to safely dispose of your confidential documents - anything from a few sheets of paper to boxes of documents for a small donation. 

 

Adults

Drop-In Tech Help
Monday, May 4 - Monday, Aug 31
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.

Summer Film Nights
Tuesday, May 5 - Tuesday, Jun 16
Tuesdays
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. Please contact the main floor desk to ask for a schedule.

It Won't Byte @ the Ridge Meadows Seniors Centre
Tuesday, May 5
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Do all the new hand-held tech toys confuse you? Bring those gadgets (cell phones, cameras, eReaders, tablets, laptops, etc.) and let the technically gifted members of the library’s Teen Advisory Group explain how they work and what they do. This program will take place at the Ridge Meadows Seniors Centre, 12150 224th Street, Maple Ridge.

Wildlife Aware
Wednesday, May 6
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In the lead-up to bear season, Dan from WildSafe BC will help us to understand how we can safely share our environment with bears, coyotes, cougars and other wildlife, minimizing risks in our own back yards and practicing safe behaviours on hiking trails, at campsites and in the wild.

West of Hope: Local Scenery
Thursday, May 14
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join photographers Jim Cammozi, Kim Kamstra and Steve Pelton as they take you on a visual tour of the diverse local scenery west of Hope. From seascapes to mountain ranges, enjoy the breathtaking images and an evening of social gathering.

Budgeting 101
Wednesday, May 27
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Join a representative from the Credit Counselling Society for an interactive and fun seminar on budgeting. You’ll learn the 6 steps to budgeting which will help you take control of your finances and give you peace of mind.

Life Without Driving
Thursday, Jun 4
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Losing the ability to drive can be profoundly difficult for seniors. This informative seminar, presented by the Council of Senior Citizens’ Organization of BC, will highlight signs of trouble, discuss advance planning, and explore alternatives to driving.

Seniors Walking Tour of the Library
Monday, Jun 8
10:30 am - 11:15 am

Have you ever wondered what happens with your books after you put them into the automated return slot? Where we plan our story times? Or how we bring in books from other FVRL locations? Find out on this behind-the-scenes Seniors Week walking tour, followed by tea and cookies!

Seniors Walking Tour of the Library
Tuesday, Jun 9
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Have you ever wondered what happens with your books after you put them into the automated return slot, where we plan our storytimes, or how we bring in books from other FVRL locations? Find out on this behind-the-scenes Seniors Week walking tour, followed by tea and cookies.

Seniors Social with the Silvertones
Thursday, Jun 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Al Smith and the Silvertones Senior Choir are back by popular demand! Join us for a relaxed afternoon of songs, stories, and laughter at our annual seniors social. Refreshments will be served.

Teens

Table Top Thursday
Thursday, May 7
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Take a break from schoolwork and play some board games! We’ve got games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, and others. Snacks provided. For teens in Grade 7 and up.

Teen Advisory Group
Wednesday, May 20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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

Table Top Thursday
Thursday, Jun 11
May 7 & June 11
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Take a break from schoolwork and play some board games! We’ve got games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, and others. Snacks provided. For teens in Grade 7 and up.

Kids

Reading Buddies (Spring Session)
Monday, Mar 23 - Monday, May 11
Mondays, Mar 23, 30, Apr 13, 20, 37, May 4, 11
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 March 2.

Storytime
Friday, May 1 - Friday, May 22
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - May 1 to May 22
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.

Babytime
Monday, May 4 - Monday, May 11
Mondays, May 4, 11
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, Jun 9 - Tuesday, Jul 28
Tuesdays
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.

Maple Ridge Public Library

Community of Maple Ridge

Community Librarian

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

Library Manager

Shawna Kristin
130-22470 Dewdney Trunk Rd.
Maple Ridge, B.C.
V2X 5Z6

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NEWS

Happy Victoria Day! Our libraries will be closed on Sunday, May 17 and Monday, May 18 for the long weekend. Check out your local library's hours.

InterLibrary Loans OUTLOOK Online system will be offline for scheduled maintenance May 8, 9, and 10.

City of Langley Library's outside book drop is closed. To drop your materials off after hours please visit any of the Langley Township libraries.

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