Event Calendar

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Oct
15
Mon
Japanese Conversation
Oct 15 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Every Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.  

 

Japanese conversation group – all levels welcome!

With facilitator Aki

 

Oct
16
Tue
Knitting a Community
Oct 16 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

knittingTuesdays, from 10 a.m. to noon, ongoing

A weekly drop-in knit and crochet gathering:  knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome to attend this FREE group!   Get tips and support if you are a beginner.  Work on your own project or on a joint blanket project.

Please call Heather at the Library (604-886-2130) to sign up for this free, ongoing group.  Or call  Lynne Dyment (604-886-2965) for more info on donating 6 or 9 inch knitted or crocheted squares for the blanket project.

Donations of yarn, wool, knitting needles or crochet needles gratefully accepted.

Terrifying Tales – Writing terrifying fiction with Danika Dinsmore
Oct 16 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Terrifying Tales

Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 23

Explore the tricks of writing terrifying fiction in this energetic class that will meet in the library after dark. This 4-part program is for writers in grades 6 and up but not for the faint of heart. Participants will have the option of also reading their stories at the Halloween Block Party at the end of the month. There are just a few spots left in the program so so call or email the library soon to register.

Oct
17
Wed
Bouncing Babies Play & Story Time
Oct 17 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 

 

Baby Storytime

  Join us on Wednesdays,

10:00 – 11:00 am

Bouncing Babies is a free, weekly drop-in program for 0-2 year olds and their caregivers.

Everyone welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

Support Group for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia
Oct 17 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Dementia

Please join us on the third Wednesday of every month.

 Everyone Welcome.

To register, please contact Bronwyn James at 604-984-8348
or bjames@alzheimerbc.org

Lego Robotics 101
Oct 17 @ 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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This 3-day introduction to LEGO robotics will be a fun way to learn about coding on LEGO Mindstorms.
It is also a pre-requisite for joining the library’s FIRST LEGO League Team in the winter (Dec. to March).
For tech enthusiasts in grades 4-8.

Spaces are limited.

There are 3 Lego Robotics sessions to choose from:

September 12, 19, 26.

October 10, 17, 24

November 7, 14, 21

Call 604-886-2130 to reserve a spot in either the Sept, Oct, or Nov. sessions.

The Art of Weaving: Artist talk with Dionne Paul
Oct 17 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

 

 

Woven earringsArtist and teacher Dionne Paul (Ximiq) is a proud member of the Nuxalk Nation and Sechelt Nation. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at the prestigious Art en Capital-Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture à l’Eau, at the spectacular Grand Palais in Paris, France. Join us on October 17 when Paul discusses the art of weaving.

Oct
18
Thu
Preschool Storytime
Oct 18 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Preschool Storytime

Come join us on Thursdays from 11:00 to noon for stories and songs, finger plays and fun!

Preschool Storytime is a free, weekly  drop-in program for 2 to 5 year olds and their caregivers.

Everyone welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish Conversation Group
Oct 18 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Spanish2Hablas Espanol?  Come practice your Spanish on alternate Thursdays, from 4-5:30 p.m.

Oct
19
Fri
The LIFT Speaker Series – Get Inspired. Learn Stuff
Oct 19 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

 

Inspirational and educational talks the third Friday of every month.

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This month’s theme: Living a Resilient Life.

This month’s host: Leonie Croy

Each event features three speakers. If you would like to be a host or speaker at LIFT, please contact the organizer through the online form.

Future dates: October 19, November 16, January 18, February 15, April 19, May 17
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

(No LIFT in December or March)