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Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Long Weekend:Sunday, Aug 3rd, 2014
BC Day:Monday, Aug 4th, 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 Thursday July 31
Outside the Box: Celebration of Art in Fibre
Tuesday, Sep 2 - Tuesday, Sep 30

In partnership with the City of White Rock, White Rock Museum & Archives, and Tourism White Rock we are celebrating the 4th Annual Outside the Box Celebration of Art in Fibre!

There will be a special exhibition of fibre and textile art featuring the internationally know Four in Fibre artists Judy Alexander, Elizabeth Carefoot, Anni Hunt and Pauline McLean Dutkowski, displays by the Piece Arch Quilters, demonstrations by the Semiahmoo Guild of Needlecrafts, the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild, and more!
Master Artists in the Library
Wednesday, Sep 17 - Saturday, Nov 29

Ever wonder what it would be like to stand beside Monet, Picasso or Gauguin? Come into the White Rock library and experience art and culture, see it happen, being made, take shape. Meet world renowned artists and watch the creative process live! Sponsored by the Friends of the White Rock Library, we will be hosting 2 incredibly talented Master Artists every six weeks.(Please note each artist will be at the library from 11 am to 4 pm on their respective days.

Artists:

- Sep 17 & 18: Nicoletta Baumeister

- Sep 19 & 20: Deborah Putman

- Oct 22 & 23: Elizabeth Carefoot

- Oct 24 & 25: Lesley Tannen

- Nov 26 & 27: Judy Jordison

- Nov 28 & 29: Golfo Tsakumis


Everyone

White Rock Chess Club
Saturday, May 3 - Saturday, Aug 30
Saturdays
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

White Rock Chess Club
Tuesday, May 6 - Tuesday, Aug 26
Tuesdays
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy chess, the best game in the world! All ages and skill levels welcome! (This program also happens every Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 pm.)

White Rock Library Scrabble Club
Wednesday, May 7 - Wednesday, Aug 27
Wednesdays
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you have a way with words? Drop in and test your word power. all ages and experience levels welcome.

History club
Monday, May 26 - Monday, Aug 25
Last Monday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Members are invited to give a short presentation on history themes of their choice followed by general discussion. Meetings are moderated by Herb Spencer, 604-542-2299, and David Cotton. New members welcome.

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 Library Scrabble Club
Wednesday, Sep 3 - Wednesday, Dec 17
Wednesdays
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you have a way with words? Drop in and test your word power. All ages and experience levels welcome.

White Rock Bridge Club
Thursday, Sep 4 - Thursday, Dec 18
Thursdays
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy contract bridge in a relaxed environment.

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.)

Outside the Box
Saturday, Sep 6
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

"Meet the Artists" Afternoon Reception featuring artists Judy Alexander, Elizabeth Carefoot, Anni Hunt and Pauline McLean Dutkowski. Come chat with world renowned artists about their inspirations, muses and journeys. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the White Rock Library.

SFU Philosopher's Cafe
Wednesday, Sep 10 - Wednesday, Dec 10
Second Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Join us for lively discussions on the burning issues of the day.

Piece Arch Weavers & Spinners
Monday, Sep 15 - Tuesday, Sep 23
Sep 15 & 23
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Part of the Outside the Box Celebration of Art in Fibre, members of the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild will demonstrate the art and craft of weaving and spinning.

Master Artists in the Library - Nicoletta Baumeister
Wednesday, Sep 17 - Thursday, Sep 18
Wednesday & Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kitimat BC native, Nicoletta Baumeister completed a Diploma of Fine Arts from Langara College, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a specialization in  gold-smithing in Pforzheim Germany. “ I had the great privilege of growing up where I could play in the woods, hike up nearby mountains and follow salmon rivers to the sea shore.  As a result I love all the textures, forms and colours of the natural world." Visit www.nicoletta.ca to learn more about Nicoletta and her art.

White Rock & South Surrey Writer's Club
Wednesday, Sep 17 - Wednesday, Dec 17
Third Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Are you an aspiring writer? Join the Writers' Club and enjoy constructive critiques, readings and writing support. New members are welcome. For more information, contact Les Johnson at 604-535-3426.

Master Artists in the Library - Deborah Putman
Friday, Sep 19 - Saturday, Sep 20
Friday & Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Deborah Putman, BFA Concordia, is a professional visual artist and an accomplished portraitist. The sacred relationships between human beings, creatures and the natural world inspire her artworks as in her collaborative public art mosaic, Kwomais: A Place of Vision for the city of Surrey, and her Totems in the Divining Natures exhibition, 2013 at Surrey Art Gallery. Her work methods include drawing, social justice exhibitions, public art mosaic work and paintings, which have been exhibited across Canada, in France and Japan. Visit www.deborahputman.com to learn more about Deborah and her art.

Semiahmoo Guild of Needlecrafts Demonstration
Friday, Sep 26
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Part of the Outside the Box Celebration of Art in Fibre, the Semiahmoo Guild of Needlearts will give an embroidery demonstration including cross-stitch, crewel, hardanger,  white work, stump work, and more.

History club
Monday, Sep 29 - Monday, Nov 24
Last Monday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Members are invited to give a short presentation on history themes of their choice followed by general discussion. Meetings are moderated by Herb Spencer, 604-542-2299, and David Cotton. New members welcome.

Adults

White Rock Bridge Club
Thursday, May 8 - Thursday, Aug 28
Thursdays
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy contract bridge in a relaxed environment.

Internet classes
Thursday, Sep 4 - Thursday, Dec 11
Thursdays
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.

Titles and Tea Afternoon Book Club
Tuesday, Sep 16 - Tuesday, Nov 18
Third Tuesday of the month
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Classics and new titles discussed in a casual setting. New members welcome. Books are provided.

Writing Basics for the Beginner and Brainfogged with Marilyn Hahn
Friday, Sep 19 - Friday, Oct 24
Fridays
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration required

Join us for a fun, six-week, step by step writing basics course, where we untangle the mysteries of commas and colons, blather over words, design sentences, and overcome our reading-in-front-of-others nervousness.

Let there Be Light: Writing Though Grief with Marilyn Hahn
Friday, Sep 19 - Friday, Nov 7
Fridays (excluding Sep 26 & Oct 31)
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Registration required

We will engage in numerous writing exercises, using eight powerful words - one per week - that can most assuredly bring you into more light as you journey your way through grief. 

Wednesday Night Book Club at the White Rock Library
Wednesday, Sep 24 - Wednesday, Nov 26
Last Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Classics to new titles discussed in a casual setting. New Members welcome. Books are provided.

Book Tastes
Tuesday, Sep 30 - Tuesday, Nov 25
Last Tuesday of the month
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

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.

Kids

Purple Pirate
Thursday, Aug 7
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Ahoy, mateys! The Purple Pirate be on your horizon. He has a treasure box full of laughs and pirate magic that is fun for the whole family. Come one, come all and laugh with BC’s friendly privateer!

Bricks4Kidz Lego Workshop
Wednesday, Aug 13
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration required

In the Bricks 4 kidz® hands-on workshop, students build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of LEGO® bricks, using one-of-a-kind model plans. Instructional content is multi-disciplinary and designed by educators to increase student’s general knowledge and introduce S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts related to the day’s model.

Summer Reading Club Wind Up with Uzume Taiko
Monday, Aug 18
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Celebrate your summer of reading with Uzume Taiko. Pick up your SRC medal and experience the heart­-stopping pulse of Japanese taiko drums. Join members of award winning, world famous Uzume Taiko as they take you on an intimate journey through the world of taiko.

Storytime
Wednesday, Sep 17 - Wednesday, Dec 10
Wednesdays
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.

Spinners and Weavers Storytime
Wednesday, Sep 17
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. This Storytime is presented in partnership with the Outside the Box: A Celebration in Fibre and will include a special demonstration by the Piece Arch Weavers & Spinners.

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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