The Reading Buddies program puts elementary school children, grades 1 to 3, together with high school students for a half-hour of reading practice each week. Partners meet on Tuesdays or Wednesdays after school. Registration begins February 15.
Come prepared for singing, reading. and fun! Puppets, books, rhymes and songs will enchant you and your child. All ages are welcome.
Looking for something fun to do after school on a Friday afternoon? Do you like reading, stories, contests, crafts, and prizes? Then Friday Fun Club is the program for you! For children in grades 1 to 3. Registration begins April 5.
If you’re looking for eReader, tablet or smartphone help, or if you already know how to use a computer, but have a few questions or need some practice, visit the computer lab on Mondays and benefit from library staff expertise.
In the lead-up to National Aboriginal Day on June 21, the library will screen a selection of movies and documentaries with topics and stories related to First Nations people. Friends of the Library will sell refreshments at intermission. Please contact the main floor information desk to ask for a schedule. Admission is free.
This is a gentle introduction to the computer, where you will learn fundamental skills, including mousing, keyboarding, how to turn a computer on and off, and more.
Many adults find it difficult to read. Do you, or someone you know, want to join a book club for adults who are working on their reading skills? Joining a book club is a great way to improve your reading skills and also to meet people and have some fun.
The Teen Book Club will continue to get together every month over the summer to discuss their latest read, snack on tea and cookies and choose their next book. For young adults 15 and older. Register at the 2nd floor information desk.
Kids in grades four and up are invited to join us for some Wacky Wednesday fun all summer long.
May 29 - Star Wars Extravaganza: Join us for an afternoon of Star Wars themed crafts. Registration begins May 1.
June 26 - Summer Pizza Party: Celebrate the start of summer vacation at the library with pizza and games. Registration begins June 1.
July 31 - Ice Cream Social Book Swap: Come enjoy some ice cream and trade your gently used books for something new to read. Registration begins July 2.
Check out interesting web sites learn how to search for information, locate the pictures you want, and more in this information-packed class. Each session runs over three consecutive weeks.
Look for the library tent in the Haney Farmers Market for a half-hour of stories, songs, and puppets for all ages. Storytimes will be held each Saturday that the market takes place at Memorial Peace Park. On stormy Saturdays we’ll move the fun inside to the Story Room on the second floor of the library.
Refresh yourself with a cool story! Come to the library and enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays that will entertain and delight you. This program also takes place on Thursdays from July 4 to 25 at 10:15 am.
Come meet the library’s smallest stars - our talented puppets! From fairy tales to jungle adventures, puppeteers will tell all types of tales to entertain the whole family. Pack your dinner and bring it along to our fabulous early-evening entertainment at the Memorial Peace Park Bandstand. This summer's themes are:
Refresh yourself with a cool story! Come to the library and enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays that will entertain and delight you. This program also takes place on Tuesdays at 10:15 am.
The Lower Mainland is home to many species of wild birds, and one of the most fascinating is the hummingbird. Bruce Hutchison from Wild Birds Unlimited will discuss how to identify the different types of hummingbirds in our area, how to attract them to our backyards and how to keep them coming back.
Here’s your chance to rip up a book and make something of it. Join us for this re-purposing paper craft, where we’ll cut up old books and make something creative. Several design instructions, old books and treats will be provided. Registration begins May 1.
If you’re going away to school, moving out of the house for the first time, or just having trouble juggling your banking, budgeting, interest rates and credit cards, this seminar will give you the information you need. Make the most of your money and avoid getting into unnecessary debt. Everyone is welcome.
Security is a concern for everyone, especially the elderly. Sue Trench of the BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support explains how to recognize and protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, telemarketing scams and other security threats that can affect seniors.
Up, Up and Away! Launch the summer with an out of this world performance by storyteller and puppeteer, Elspeth Bowers. Sixty minutes of stories, songs, puppets, and laughter will put you over the moon.
Al Smith and the Silvertones Senior Choir are back by popular demand! Join us for a relaxed afternoon of songs, stories, and laughter. Refreshments will be served.
Join us for a panel discussion on a variety of topics connected to aging. Several presenters from past Aging Gracefully sessions will answer audience questions.
Get ready to go Up, Up and Away with award-winning magician and educator, the Great Smartini. "Amazing" and "hilarious" are just some of the words that have been used by previous audience to describe Smartini's magic. Join the Great Smartini as he makes reading magical!
Members of the Royal Astronomical Society will offer their expertise and knowledge, and interested amateur astronomers are welcome to bring in their equipment and questions. Viewing telescopes will also be set up in Memorial Peace Park, weather permitting.