Location: Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 2V3, Canada
There are 10 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.
22626 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 2V3 Canada
141-11900 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 8R9 Canada
22740 A Dewdney Tr. Rd., Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3K2 Canada
22367 119 Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 2Z2 Canada
130-22470 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 5Z6 Canada
11958 -224th Street, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3B6 Canada
22276 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3H9 Canada
103-9233 Glover Road, Fort Langley, BC V1M 2S5
9167 Glover Road, Langley, BC V1M 2R6 Canada
9131 King Street, Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R6 Canada
8889 Walnut Grove Drive, Langley, BC V1M 2N7 Canada
12047 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 1Z2 Canada
12151A Harris Road, Pitt Meadows, V3Y 2E9 Canada
103 - 19141 Ford Road, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2P8 Canada
7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1 Canada
7600 Glover Road, Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1 Canada
130 - 20338 65 Avenue, Langley, BC V2Y 2X3 Canada
10422 168th Street, Surrey, BC V4N 1R9 Canada
20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC Canada
20015 Langley By-Pass, Unit 115, Langley, British Columbia V3A 8R6 Canada
138B -19653 Willowbrook Drive, Langley, BC Canada
10-19638 Fraser Highway, Langley, BC V3A 4C5 Canada
19705 Fraser Hwy, Unit 456, Langley, British Columbia V3A 7E9 Canada
5490 Salt Lane, Langley, BC V3A 5C7 Canada
20787 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC V3A 4G4 Canada
Tuck into a story! Children and caregivers will be entertained with stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Kids are encouraged to wear their pyjamas and bring their favourite stuffie. Storytime prepares children to learn to read. (librariange)
Basic Book Repair
Free workshop with instructor Kayla Powell. Come and join us for a hands-on session to learn the tools and techniques of basic book repair. We will have some "practice books" available, but you can also bring one or two of your own books (paperback or hardcover) to work on. Or just watch and learn. Everyone welcome!
Age Group(s): Adult
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Location: Cloverdale Library Meeting Room (starfishian)… (more)
Bypass Writers' Block: Writing Workshop
April 21, 2015, 18:30:00
Bernice Lever will show you how to refuel inspiration for one's scraps and starts of writing as well as how to choose to bury some false starts. Not all our words are meant to achieve greatness! Sponsored by the Royal City Literary Arts Society and the Library. Register at 604-527-4667 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (starfishian)
An Evening of Poetry
April 22, 2015, 18:30:00
Enjoy an evening of poetry the fourth Wednesday of the month. Each evening will feature several poets and an open mike session. Co-sponsored by World Poetry and the Library. (starfishian)
Incite: Jane Urquhart and Emily Urquhart
April 22 2015 (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM)
A rare Incite event featuring mother and daughter. Beloved Canadian author Jane Urquhart
reads from her new novel The Night Stages
. She's joined by Emily Urquhart who reads from her debut non-fiction book, Beyond the Pale
, inspired by her daughter who has albinism.
Part of Incite: An Exploration of Books and Ideas series.
Presented in partnership with the Vancouver Writers Fest (starfishian)… (more)
Earth Poetics in the Park
Celebrate Earth Day and Poetry Month together with the Elders Council for Parks and the North Vancouver District Library. Join Deep Cove poet, Trevor Carolan, for a talk about technique in Haiku and “Earth Poetics.” Following will be a nature walk, a quiet meditation break, and some idea sharing.
Free. Registration required. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166
Time: Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm (starfishian)… (more)
Ashley Little Presents "Anatomy of a Girl Gang"
April 23 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Award winning novelist Ashley Little
presents Anatomy of A Girl Gang
. Cast out by mainstream society, a gang of 5 teenage women in Vancouver called the Black Roses lash out. They terrorize Vancouver with a raw, restless urgency, setting fire to the world around them to try to erase their painful pasts.
Anatomy of a Girl Gang won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, was a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award, longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and has been optioned for television.
VPL gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts. (starfishian)… (more)
A Feast of Poetry
Help us celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry and food – the perfect pair! Featuring five local poets, appetizers, and a cash bar. The event is free and open to the public, but please register via North Vancouver City Library's Event Calendar. Doors open at 6:30pm, reading begins at 7:00pm.
Raoul Fernandes lives and writes in Vancouver, BC. He was a finalist for the 2010 Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers and has been published in numerous literary journals including Prism International, The Malahat Review, CV2, and Event. He is also an editor for the online poetry magazine, The Maynard. His first collection of poems is Transmitter and Receiver out this Spring from Nightwood Editions.
Pam Galloway lives in Vancouver. Her poems have been published widely in literary magazines and anthologies and twice on the website of the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.Her first book of poetry, Parallel Lines, was published in 2006. Her most recent book of poetry is Passing Stranger, published in 2014.
Rachel Rose has won national awards for her poetry, her fiction, and her non-fiction, including a 2014 Pushcart Prize and two nominations for a 2015 Pushcart. She has published poems, short stories and essays in Canada, the U.S., New Zealand and Japan. She is the Poet Laureate of Vancouver.
Rob Taylor grew up in Port Moody and lives in Vancouver with his wife, Marta. He is the author of the poetry collection, The Other Side of Ourselves, and four poetry chapbooks, including Lyric and Smoothing the Holy Surfaces. Rob is the Poetry Editor at PRISM international, a coordinator of the Dead Poets Reading Series, and the co-founder of One Ghana, One Voice, Ghana’s first online poetry magazine
David Zieroth’s most recent books are Albrecht Dürer and me, a book of poems; and The November Optimist, a book of fiction. His other publications include The Fly in Autumn, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry, and several chapbooks, including Hay Day Canticle. A novella, Zoo and Crowbar, will be launched in Toronto on June 7, 2015. In 2008 he founded The Alfred Gustav Press, a micro press for publishing poetry chapbooks. He lives in North Vancouver, BC.
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm (starfishian)… (more)
Jabbering with B.C.: Poetry Reading and Discussion
April 25 2015 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
Canadian poets Kevin Spenst
, Raoul Fernandes and Elena E. Johnson read from their recent works, discuss their writing processes, and take questions about poetry and writing. (starfishian)
31st Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala
The 31st Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel (currently the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel). Tickets will be available for purchase online beginning Monday, March 16. Tickets will be $110 for West Coast Book Prizes Society members and $120 for non-members. More details will be released closer to the event. (starfishian)
April 27 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
After writing a book, there are many obstacles that you face as an author when trying to decide how to publish your work.Debbie Holmes
and June Ariano-Jakes will present the pros and cons of the self-publishing world while giving you some tips on what your next steps should be. Come join us for a conversation about self-publishing and working towards bringing your words to the public!
In partnership with Powerful Paths Publishing. (starfishian)… (more)
Honey, Hives, and Poetry in the City
April 27 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Celebrate National Poetry Month by investigating food and poetry as a means of cultural and social activism and community building.
Rachel Rose, Poet Laureate of Vancouver A collaborative reading by scientist and author Mark L. Winston (Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive) and award winning poet Renee Sarojini Saklikar (Children of Air India)
Readings from author and poet Elee Kraljii Gardiner and the Thursdays Writing Collective.
Presentation and honey tasting with Hives for Humanity.
In partnership with SFU Centre for Dialogue (starfishian)… (more)
The Songs and Lives of West Coast Loggers
April 28 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat present a program of B.C. loggers' songs, 1900-1945. The songs and accompanying historical photographs authenticate the work and world of B.C. loggers.
A partnership event with Canadian Folk Workshop. For more information: email@example.com (starfishian)
On the Cover of Gardens West
Wednesday, Apr 29, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Holdens' garden, featured in the June 2014 issue of Gardens West, began to take shape five years ago in a grassed over area. John and Yvonne will describe how the garden was designed, how it became the garden it is today, and how they landed on the cover of Gardens West magazine. (starfishian)
Library After Hours: Quiz Night
Friday, May 1, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm - Registration required
Earn the title of Agassiz Library Know-It-All! Sponsored by the Agassiz Library Society: Friends of the Library, this fundraiser is an annual event full of laughs and a little learning. All funds go towards special events. Refreshments included. Register beginning April 1. (starfishian)
Buy gently loved donated items and materials withdrawn from the FVRL's collection. Books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, CD Books, MP3s, and more are available at great prices. Book sale proceeds go to support local library programming and collections. Saturday, May 2, 10 am - 4 pm Sunday, May 3, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Monday, May 4, 10:30 am - 8:30 pm Tuesday, May 5, 10:30 am - 8:30 pm (librariange)
Let's Learn About Honeybees
May 2 2015 (2:00 PM – 3:30 PM)
Join local beekeeper Derrick To for a conversation about honeybees. Learn about their life cycle and how we depend on these incredibly important insects. Worldwide, honeybees are dying. Find out some of the reasons, and what you can do to help. This workshop is part of Vancouver Public Library's Greenest City series. (starfishian)
Dinosaurs in my Garden? The World of Birds and Birding with Dr. Peter Candido
May 2 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Numbering over 10,000 species, birds are the most diverse group of vertebrates on earth. Explore some of the amazing abilities of birds and learn about some of the species found in the Vancouver area and beyond with Dr. Peter Candido. (starfishian)
Piece of Mind Opening Reception
May 4 2015 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
An interactive evening of mingling with artists and psychologists; become a part of the exhibition by drawing a piece of your mind on our communal canvas that will be exhibited in the gallery. Experience the panel of artists and psychologists discussing what art and psychological health means to them.
In partnership with the B.C. Psychological Association. (starfishian)… (more)
Judy Yung, Historian and Eddie Fung, Texas Cowboy
Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In the lead-up to bear season, Dan from WildSafe BC will help us to understand how we can safely share our environment with bears, coyotes, cougars and other wildlife, minimizing risks in our own back yards and practicing safe behaviours on hiking trails, at campsites and in the wild. (starfishian)
Incite: Russell Smith, Adam Lewis Schroeder and Kristi Charish
Evergreen Garden Club Presents Vegetable Growing!
Thursday, May 7 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Do you dream of garden fresh salad this August? Would you like home-grown organic veggies in January? Join Angelika Hedley as she gardens through the year beginning in spring. Learn best crop rotation practices, companion planting, and some early-ripening, space-saving techniques. (starfishian)
Ruff Sex: Fighters, Wingmen, and Female Mimics with Dr. David Lank
May 8 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Ruff sandpipers have three types of males that differ distinctly in breeding plumage, courtship behaviour, and genes. Learn how and why dark plumaged territorial males, light plumaged co-displaying associates, and rare 'female mimics' co-exist and which ones females prefer with Dr. David Lank. (starfishian)
Owls and Ducks in Cities, OH MY!
May 9 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
A Bird Week double header on urban birds. First, owls were a common feature of farmland one or two generations ago, but have become increasingly difficult to find. How have owls been able to adapt to urbanization in the last 30 years and what challenges do they face, with Sofi Hindmarch. Then we look at waterfowl grazing adaptations and how land use planning can shift behaviour to better co-exist with these important species, with Holly Middleton. (starfishian)… (more)
Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 2V3, Canada
Location: Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 2V3, Canada (edit)
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