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:

Good Friday:Friday, Apr 3rd, 2015
Long Weekend:Sunday, Apr 5th, 2015
Easter Monday:Monday, Apr 6th, 2015
Long Weekend:Sunday, May 17th, 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 Friday March 27

Everyone

Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, Apr 11
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The coming of cherry blossoms heralds the beginning of spring in Japan and initiates a season of festivities with family and friends. The library joins the Maple Ridge Japanese Language School to celebrate this year’s blossoming cherry trees with traditional Japanese food, drinks and crafts.

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.


Understanding Osteoarthritis
Thursday, Apr 16
Thursdays, Feb 19, Apr 16
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Early intervention is the key to managing this disease. Learn about how it effects your joints, how to adapt exercise and activities to protect joints and nutrition and weight management.

Patient Rights - the First Step in Advance Care Planning
Tuesday, Apr 21
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Did you know that the Canadian Medical Association recommends everyone develop an advance care plan? Knowing your rights as a patient is an important part of this process. Join Dying with Dignity Canada for an informative program presented about your rights and how you can plan for your future medical care.

Local Voices
Wednesday, Apr 22
Wednesdays, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22
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.

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.

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.

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 (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.

Toilet Tales
Wednesday, Apr 22
10:15 am - 10:45 am
Registration required

Is toilet training number one and number two on your list of things to do? Then come to a fun storytime for parents and children, with potty-related songs, poems and books. Register beginning March 25.

Recycling Relay
Friday, Apr 24
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Ridge Meadows Recycling Society and the library to celebrate Earth Day with the Recycling Relay. Children will be divided into teams to work their way through five fun activity stations which are based on the Ridge Meadows Recycling sorting system. For kids in Grades 1 to 7.

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.

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 Easter! Our libraries will be closed on Good Friday (Apr 3), as well as Easter Sunday (Apr 5) and Easter Monday (Apr 6). See our holiday closure schedule.

BC Library 2 Go will no longer be accessible to FVRL customers after March 31, 2015. Customers with holds on BC Library 2 Go titles are encouraged to replace them in FVRL OverDrive, 3M Cloud Library, or OneClickdigital, or make a suggestion for purchase.

City of Langley Library will be closed Monday, March 23 to Friday, March 27 as they move into their newly renovated space. We invite you to visit our other Langley area libraries during this time.

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