WHITE ROCK LIBRARY

15342 Buena Vista White Rock, BC V4B 1Y6
Phone (604) 541-2201
Fax (604) 541-2209
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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
10am - 9pm
Thursday
10am - 5pm
Friday
10am - 5pm
Saturday
10am - 5pm
Sunday
1pm - 5pm

Today's Date is Saturday December 20
Friends of the White Rock Library Creative Writing Contest
Friday, Jan 2 - Thursday, Apr 30

The Friends of the White Rock Library want you to enter your creative writing in their contest! Your story must feature the theme "crossing boundaries". Submissions may be any genre or style and up to 2,050 words. There is an entry fee of $10. Rules and regulations for entry are available at the library.

First Place: $200
Second Place: $125
Third Place: $75
Friends of the White Rock Library Corner Book Store
Friday, Jan 2 - Thursday, Apr 30

The Friends of the White Rock Library stock and manage a used book store, Corner Books. Find used books in good condition at bargain prices. Our volunteers change stock weekly, so check it out each time you visit. The Friends of the White Rock Library is a volunteer group that assists the library with fund raising and programming. For more information, pick up a membership brochure near the circulation counter.
Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks
Friday, Jan 2 - Thursday, Apr 30

Learn how to borrow free eBooks and audiobooks from the library through FVRL OverDrive, 3M Cloud Library, and OneClickdigital. This one-on-one session with library staff is designed for those using a device they can bring to the library. Book your appointment at the information desk.

Everyone

White Rock Chess Club
Tuesday, Sep 2 - Tuesday, Dec 30
Tuesdays
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy chess, the best game in the world! All ages and skill levels welcome! (This program also takes place every Saturday from 2:30-4:30 p.m.)

White Rock Chess Club
Saturday, Sep 6 - Saturday, Dec 20
Saturdays
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy chess, the best game in the world! All ages and skill levels welcome! (This program also takes place every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.)

White Rock Chess Club
Saturday, Jan 3 - Saturday, Apr 25
Saturdays
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy chess, the best game in the world! All ages and skill levels welcome!

This program also takes place every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

White Rock Chess Club
Tuesday, Jan 6 - Tuesday, Apr 28
Tuesdays
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy chess, the best game in the world! All ages and skill levels welcome!

This program also takes place every Saturday, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

Master Artists in the Library: Leslie Wells
Wednesday, Jan 14 - Thursday, Jan 15
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Semiahmoo First Nation artist Leslie Wells is a silk screener, master carver, and jeweler extraordinaire. Leslie developed his own select style through a quiet dedication to his art and respect for Salish traditional designs.

Master Artists in the Library: Leah Murray
Friday, Jan 16 - Saturday, Jan 17
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Leah Murray creates a functional marriage of beauty and science through artful use of technology. Choosing the mediums of digital photography and electronic canvas reflects her fascination with the striking juxtapositions she sees in the natural and man-made worlds around her.

White Rock Laughter Yoga
Tuesday, Jan 27 - Tuesday, Apr 28
Tuesdays: Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, Apr 28
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Literally laughing in the library! No joke - and for no reason at all, just for the health of it. Bring water and wear comfy clothes. Enjoy deep breathing, light stretches, and interactive laughter exercises.

Read Local: Author's Open House
Sunday, Feb 15
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of literature and learning as local authors, Margo Bates, Robert W. Mackay, Lois Peterson, Sylvia Taylor and Cristy Watson, showcase their latest works. Door prizes and refreshments provided.

Service Canada Youth Programs
Friday, Feb 20
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Join a Citizens Services Specialist from Service Canada to discover the many federal programs available for youth, ages 15-30. You will hear about the Federal Student Work Experience program, Canada Student loans and grants, Apprenticeship Incentive and Completion Grants, and the new Canada Apprenticeship Loan.

Adults

White Rock Laughter Yoga
Tuesday, Sep 30 - Tuesday, Dec 30
Last Tuesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Literally laughing in the library! No joke - and for no reason at all, just for the health of it. Bring water and wear comfy clothes. Enjoy deep breathing, light stretches, and interactive laughter exercises.

Internet Classes
Friday, Jan 9 - Friday, Apr 24
Fridays
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Registration required

Receive one-on-one Internet training for beginners. Topics covered include using the mouse, Internet basics, effective Internet searching, and email.

SFU Philosopher's Cafe
Wednesday, Jan 14 - Wednesday, Apr 8
Wednesdays: Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 8
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join community members for lively discussions on burning issues of the day.

Strengthening Your Writer's Voice with Marilyn Kroeker-Hahn
Friday, Jan 16 - Friday, Feb 20
Fridays: Jan 16, 23, 30 & Feb 6, 13, 20
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Registration required

Join us for a 6-week writers' workshop where the entire emphasis will be less on basics and more on how your writing sounds when read aloud. We will address fears around writing, writer's block, and the nasty internal critic, plus engage in fun, stretching, and insightful writing exercises to strengthen, define, explore, and play with your unique writer's voice.

Titles and Tea Afternoon Book Club
Tuesday, Jan 20 - Tuesday, Apr 21
Tuesdays: Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 21
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.

White Rock Library Book Club
Wednesday, Jan 28 - Wednesday, Apr 29
Wednesdays, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 29
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Meet fellow book lovers and discuss a selecte4d title over refreshments. 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.

Book Tastes
Thursday, Jan 29 - Thursday, Apr 30
Thursdays, Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 26, Apr 30
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Drop-in for a summary of books by library staff and share your own favorites.

Digitizing Your Artwork
Wednesday, Feb 11
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration required

Learn to photograph or scan your artwork to submit to shows, sell on calendars, or publish in eBooks! Bring a pen, your questions, a small (13"x19" or less) piece of artwork and a USB or blank CD/DVD to get your art digitized.

Kids

Storytime
Wednesday, Jan 7 - Wednesday, Apr 29
Wednesdays (excluding March 11, 18, 25)
10:30 am - 11:00 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.

Book Bites for Kids
Thursday, Jan 8 - Thursday, Apr 9
Thursdays: Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 9
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Registration required

Kids in grades 4 to 7 are invited to join library staff and other kids to talk about books! Bring at least one book you have enjoyed recently and be prepared to talk a little about it. There will be snacks!

Beginner and Intermediate Chess Lessons
Saturday, Jan 10 - Saturday, Feb 28
Saturdays
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Registration required

Learn Chess! Free beginner lessons are available for kids in Grades 2 and up (parents must stay with children and parent participation is encouraged). Intermediate players are invited to Chess Club which follows immediately after. Practice is available at www.whiteknightchess.com.

White Rock Library

Community of White Rock

Library Supervisor:

Lucinda Lyall
Phone (604) 541-2201
Fax (604) 541-2209

Library Manager

David Thiessen, BA, MLIS
Unit 100, 22071 - 48th Ave
Langley, BC
V3A 3N1

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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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