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Summer Activities at Delta Libraries

Jun 22, 2016

What is happening at the Delta Libraries during the week of June 26 – July 2, 2016?

Passport to Summer Fun
Book a Trip in your own backyard!  Pick up your passport at your local library.  See how many of these fun activities and places you can explore as part of your Summer Reading Club fun.
Sitting and Stitching
Mondays until August 29 (excluding August 1), 6:30 – 8:30 pm – Ladner Pioneer Library
Do you want to learn how to knit or crochet?  Are you an avid knitter, crocheter, quilter or weaver who wants to meet others and get inspiration or help?  Drop in for an evening of crafting fun!
Next Chapter Book Club
Tuesdays until August 16, 1:45 – 2:45 pm – Ladner Pioneer Library

The Next Chapter Book Club offers a weekly opportunity for adults with differing abilities to read and learn together, talk about books, make friends, and have fun in a relaxed community setting.
Teen Night: Pizza and Games
Tuesdays, June 28, July 26, August 23, 5 – 7 pm – George Mackie Library

Do you love to play board games?  Are you between 12 and 19 years old?  Then come to the library for a fun night of gaming and free pizza.  Games and snacks provided by Imperial Hobbies.
Settlement Workers: Mandarin/English
Wednesdays, 1 – 5 pm – George Mackie Library

Are you a newcomer to Canada who needs help adjusting to your new life?  Free and confidential services are offered to help newcomers – with all their needs – during the process of settling into their new community.  Settlement and Integration Services are free for immigrants, refugees and their families in BC.
Adult Colouring Program
Thursdays, May 5 – August 25, 2 – 4 pm – Tsawwassen Library

No need to stay inside the lines at the Tsawwassen Library Colouring Club!  Come to the library to colour the stress away!  Meet the other colouring enthusiasts to share this great hobby and compare your artwork.  Supplies will be provided - including colouring pages from some popular adult colouring books (but feel free to bring your own colouring projects).
Conversation Circle: Practice Your English
Thursdays until August 25, 7 – 8:30 pm – George Mackie Library

If you are learning English and want to practice speaking with other people in a friendly, casual place, then join us for weekly guided discussions about Canadian culture, food and current events.
Book Us!
Learn how to use your tablet, laptop, or eReader to do things online you’ve always wanted to try. These practical hands-on sessions with library staff are designed for anyone with a device they can bring to the library, as well as those wanting to use a library computer.  Book your personalized appointment by phone or in person.


Pyjama Storytime
Tuesdays, July 5 – August 9, 6:30 – 7 pm – Ladner Pioneer Library

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.
Tuesdays, July 5 – August 9, 10:30 – 11 am – George Mackie Library
Wednesdays, July 6, July 20 – August 3, 10:30 – 11 am – Ladner Pioneer Library
Fridays, July 8 – August 12, 10:30 – 11 am – Tsawwassen Library, 1321A – 56 Street

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.
Mondays, July 4 – August 8, 10:30 – 11 am – Tsawwassen Library
Thursdays, July 7 – August 11, 10:30 – 11 am – Ladner Pioneer Library
Thursdays, July 7 – August 11, 10:30 – 11 am – George Mackie Library

Make language fun!  Start early with Babytime.  Help your baby develop speech and language skills – enjoy bouncing, singing, rhyming and stories.  Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers.
Beginner’s Knitting and Crocheting
Wednesday, July 6, 7 – 8 pm

Ever wanted to learn to knit or crochet but didn’t know where to start?  Come to the Tsawwassen Library on the first and third Wednesday of the month and join other beginners for simple projects.
Puppeteer and Master Storyteller Elspeth Bowers
Thursday, July 7, 2 – 3 pm – Tsawwassen Library
Friday, July 8, 10:30 – 11:30 am – Ladner Pioneer Library
Friday, July 8, 1:30 – 2:30 pm – George Mackie Library

Somewhere, someplace beyond the seven seas… Elspeth Bowers will take you places you’ve never dreamed of, and keep you laughing all the way!  Book a trip to the library to hear stories, songs, and a hilarious puppet show featuring a singling frog, a witch, a Universal Travel Agent, space chickens, a Hairy Godmother, a giraffe, a head of faintly threatening broccoli, and a toilet plunger.
LEGO® Club
Fridays, July 8 - 29, 3:30 – 4:30 pm – Ladner Pioneer Library
Love LEGO®? We provide the LEGO®, you bring your imagination! Come play, create, and experiment. LEGO® Club is a fun afternoon program for kids. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Check out all the programs available at your local #DeltaBC libraries!