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:

Good Friday:Friday, Apr 18th, 2014
Long Weekend:Sunday, Apr 20th, 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 Friday April 18

Everyone

White Rock Chess Club
Saturday, Jan 4 - Saturday, Apr 26
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, Jan 7 - Tuesday, Apr 29
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.)

eBook One-on-One Sessions
Wednesday, Jan 8 - Wednesday, Apr 30
By appointment
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration required

Learn how you can borrow eBooks and audiobooks from FVRL. Book a one-on-one session with a staff member.

White Rock Laughter Yoga
Tuesday, Jan 28 - Tuesday, Apr 29
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.

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.

SFU Philosopher's Cafe
Wednesday, May 14 - Wednesday, Jun 11
Second Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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

White Rock and South Surrey Writers' Club
Wednesday, May 21 - Wednesday, Jun 18
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.

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 Laughter Yoga
Tuesday, May 27 - Tuesday, Jun 24
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.

Aboriginal Artist in Residence: Darlene Allison
Thursday, Jun 5
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate National Aboriginal History Month this June at FVRL! Join us as we welcome Aboriginal Artist in Residence – Darlene Allison. She is skilled in drawing, painting and sculpture, but her focus for the past 14 years has been on carving alabasters and soap stones, some of which she gathered herself from mountains right here in BC. Darlene will be demonstrating her soapstone carving in multiple FVRL locations, chatting with public and presenting programs to groups of all ages! Visit www.fvrl.ca/aboriginalartist.php for a full bio and tour schedule.

Adults

White Rock Bridge Club
Thursday, Jan 2 - Thursday, Apr 24
Thursdays
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy contract bridge in a relaxed environment.

White Rock Library Scrabble Club
Wednesday, Jan 8 - Wednesday, Apr 30
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.

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

History Club
Monday, Jan 27 - Monday, Apr 28
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. General discussion follows. New members welcome. Moderators are Herb Spencer (604-542-2299) and David Cotton.

Book Tastes
Tuesday, Jan 28 - Tuesday, Apr 29
Last Tuesday of the month
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Wednesday Night Book Club at White Rock Library
Wednesday, Jan 29 - Wednesday, Apr 30
Last Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Registration appreciated

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

Internet Classes
Thursday, May 1 - Thursday, Jun 26
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.

Meet Author Janie Chang
Tuesday, May 6
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Canadian author Janie Chang artfully draws upon family history for her writing. Join her at White Rock Library for an evening of reading and discussion of her first novel Three Souls. The book is set in civil war China during a country fractured by social and political change. The main character Leiyin, a women, is forced to to make a choice - save her only child or forever relinquish her own afterlife...

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

Enjoy contract bridge in a relaxed environment.

eBooks at the Library
Wednesday, May 14 - Wednesday, Jun 4
Wednesdays, May 14, Jun 4
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Did you know that FVRL offers a great selection of free eBooks that can be downloaded to your computer or transferred to a portable device? Join library staff for a demonstration of how to download from FVRL Overdrive and BC Library to Go.

  • May 14: For those using wireless devices and tablets.
  • June 4: For those using their eReader with their home computer.

Titles and Tea Afternoon Book Club
Tuesday, May 20 - Tuesday, Jun 17
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.

Book Tastes
Tuesday, May 27 - Tuesday, Jun 24
Last Tuesday of the month
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Wednesday Night Book Club
Wednesday, May 28 - Wednesday, Jun 25
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.

Kids

Storytime
Wednesday, Apr 9 - Wednesday, Apr 30
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.

Beginner and Intermediate Chess Lessons
Saturday, May 3 - Saturday, Jun 21
Saturdays
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Registration required

Learn Chess! Beginner lessons are available for Grades K through 2 (parents must stay with children). Intermediate lessons are available for Grades 3 and up. Intermediate students must know all the pieces, how to castle, how to checkmate, and how to play on their own. Parent participation is encouraged. Participants are invited to stay for Chess Club which follows immediately after. Practice is available at www.whiteknightchess.com.

 

Storytime
Wednesday, May 7 - Wednesday, Jun 11
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.

Grateful Executor
Monday, May 12
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Join Kevin Holte of The Grateful Executor for a program all about estate settlement and an executor’s duties. Kevin will discuss the role of the executor, as well as the pros and cons of joint ownership. You’ll also learn about probate, capital gains issues and how to do pre-planning. There will be useful handouts and time for questions!

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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