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Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Long Weekend:Sunday, Feb 8th, 2015
Family Day:Monday, Feb 9th, 2015

10am - 9pm
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10am - 5pm
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1pm - 5pm

Today's Date is Sunday February 01
Friends of the White Rock Library Creative Writing Contest
Friday, Jan 2 - Friday, Jul 31

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.


White Rock Chess Club
Saturday, Jan 3 - Saturday, Apr 25
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
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.

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.

Master Artists in the Library: Leonard Wells
Wednesday, Feb 25 - Thursday, Feb 26
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Semiahmoo First Nation master carver Leonard Wells completed an apprenticeship with celebrated Haida artist, Robert Davidson. He is a leading figure in the renaissance of Semiahmoo First Nation art and culture.

Master Artists in the Library: Judy Alexander
Friday, Feb 27 - Saturday, Feb 28
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Artist Judy Alexander works with oil, encaustic, acrylic as well as mixed media pieces involving textiles and stitch. She often uses her paintings in her textiles for an unusual effect. Judy lives and works in both England and White Rock.


Internet Classes
Friday, Jan 9 - Friday, Apr 24
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.

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.


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
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.

Magician Matthew Johnson
Wednesday, Mar 11
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us as award-winning magician Matthew Johnson weaves his hilarious spell over the library! Matthew’s show is a highly entertaining and interactive blend of magic, juggling, comedy and music. He has performed all over the world and now he is here to add some magic to your spring break. Don’t miss this show that will be great fun for the whole family!

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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