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Programs & Events to Watch for in April 2017

Family Programming  

Storytime (Ages 3-5 years)

Tuesdays 11:15am-noon

Stories, singing and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Toddlertime (Ages 0-2 years)

Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:15 am

Singing, simple stories and fingerplays for babies and their caregivers.

Children’s Activities for School-aged children  

Tuesdays 3:30 pm-4:45 pm Knits, Knots & Yarns 

Drop-in crafting for ages 8+. Learn the art and peace of knitting. Take home all your finished creations!

 Wednesdays  3:45 pm-4:45 Kids Coding Club April 5, 12, 19th  Registration REQUIRED

This program is in partnership with CBAL and is for kids 8+ years old interested in a fun way of  understanding basic coding skills. Max 6 children per session. Register by emailing fhlprogrammer@gmail.com

 Wednesdays 3:45 pm-4:45 pm Kids Read it First Book / Movie Club

For ages 9+ A book club with a movie ending. Drop-in.

Books available at the library in the first week of April.

This month’s book: Peter Pan by JM Barrie

Movie screening with popcorn on Wednesday April 26th,  3:30-5:00pm

 Thursdays  3:30 pm-4:45 pm LEGO Builders Club Registration REQUIRED.

New challenge every week, for ages 7+ Register for April session by emailing fhlprogrammer@gmail.com

 FUN FRIDAY: April 28th 1:00-2:30pm Ukulele for Kids

Registration required for ages 7+. All children require a valid library card and waiver to attend.

See staff at circulation desk for details.

 Adult Programming

First Thursday Social: Thursday, April 13th 7:00-8 :00pm Potholes and Potlucks

Once a month time for adults to enjoy a friendly gathering and possibly a lively discussion on a monthly theme. April’s discussion is about building and maintaining community.

 Stitch and Bitch Wednesday, April 5th , 2017

Drop-In knitting, crocheting, and any other yarny endeavour, on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00am. Please enter using the back door.

 Tea and Talk Book Club: Friday, April 28th  at 1:30pm. The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

All are welcome. Copies of the book are available from the library.

Walkie Talkie:  Wednesday, April 26th at 10:00am Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur.  (poetry)

We will meet at the library front steps and walk along along the river path and chat as we go.

Copies of the book are available from the library in early April.

Good Grief:  Tuesday, April 25th 4:30-6:00pm. The Elk Valley Hospice Society present a short documentary and discussion about grief. Free admission.


Tom Uphill Manor: Wed, April 5th at 1:30pm with IDES Kindergarten Class

Rocky Mountain Village Serenity Room: Wed, April 12th at 1:15pm with Creative Minds Preschool

Rocky Mountain Village Upstairs Lounge: Thursdays at 11:00am: Library Club: Drop in.

 All-Ages Programming

Wed/Thurs April 5th and 6th 6:00-8:00pm: Spring Registration Fair:  Come find our table at the Fernie Community Center as we mix and mingle with many other community and recreational groups in presenting Spring programming in Fernie for all ages.

Saturday April 8th: Ukulele 101:  Join us for one of these free, beginner, one-hour  workshops and borrow a ukulele from the library to practice your new skills. REGISTRATION REQUIRED Teens Only (13+) workshop 1:30pm, or Ukulele for Educators 2:30pm.

Saturday April 8th: All Around Coloring: all ages BYO coloring book or use one of ours, pencil crayons provided. 3:30-4:30pm

Poetry Challenge: Monday April 24th 7:00 pm in Council Chambers

Come to support the poets of Fernie: students of Fernie are participating in a poetry challenge as a part of Poetry Month. Anie Hepher, Community Librarian, will be participating as poet and judge during the challenge.

Please email Anie for more details: fhlprogrammer@gmail.com and feel free to share this info/poster with your students, parents, clients, patrons etc!














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