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Programs & Events to Watch for in January 2017

 JANUARY is Family Literacy Month!

Family Programming  

Story time (Ages 3-5 years)

Tuesdays 11:15am-noon

Stories, singing and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Toddler time (Ages 0-2 years)

Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:15 am – noon

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 of knitting while listening to the wonderful stories of The Little House on the Prairie.

Tuesdays  3:45 pm-4:45 Kids Coding Club  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  If interested in next month’s session, please email fhlpprogrammer@gmail.com

This program is in partnership with CBAL and is for kids 8-10 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 to 12 – A book Club with a movie ending. Drop-in.

Books available at the library in early January 2017

This month’s book: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Movie screening with popcorn on Wednesday January 25th 3:30-5:00pm

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

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



Thursday, January 19, 6:00-7:30pm

Pizza League for ages 13+

Drop in for pizza and discussion about “Tech Teens”.


Adult Programming

Stitch and Bitch Wednesday, January 4th, 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, January 27th  at 1:30pm.  “Born on A Tuesday” by Elnathan John.

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

Booked! Fernie Writers’ Series: Michael Helm: Friday,  January 13th  at 7:00pm.   

Join us as this Giller finalist reads and discusses his book “After James”. Doors open at 7. Live music by Wild Honey. Author interview starts at 8. Beer and wine cash bar. Donations appreciated.

Walkie Talkie Wednesday January 25th at 10:00am  “ The Miniaturtist” by Jessie Burton. 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 January.

Thursday Evening Social and Discussions 6:30-8:00pm

January 12: Digital Footprints for the first Six Years

January 26: Digital Natives vs Digital Immigrants: crossing the digital divide


January 20th: Senior Cyber Sleuths 10:00am at the Fernie Seniors’ Drop-In Center

An open discussion about how technology is impacting your life.

Rocky Mountain Village Serenity Room: Wed, January 11th at 1:15pm with Creative Minds Preschool

All-Ages Programming

FRIDAY, January 27th STORY FEAST : Family Literacy Day 

We will have an open house with a variety of on going activities for all to enjoy.

The scheduled events are as follows:

11:15am ABC Storytime for All ages

12:15-1:30 pm FREE Alphabet Soup

3:30-5:00 pm Scrabble, Alphabet Craft, storytelling, letter pancakes, crafts and more

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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