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Programs & Events to Watch for in May 2017

Family Programming  

Storytime (Ages 3-5 years)

Tuesdays 11:15 am-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 fingerplay 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 May  (FULL)

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 May.

This month’s book: Peter Pan by JM Barrie

Movie screening with popcorn on Wednesday May 24,  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 May session by emailing fhlprogrammer@gmail.com


Adult Programming

First Thursday Social: Thursday, May 4th 7:00-8:00 pm Beyond Monopoly

Once a month time for adults to enjoy a friendly gathering and possibly a lively discussion on a monthly theme. May’s discussion is about money matters, and financial tips post-tax season!

Stitch and Bitch Wednesday, May 3 , 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, May 26th  at 1:30 pm. Lost and Found by Brooke Davis

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

Walkie Talkie:  Wednesday, May 31 at 10:00 am Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

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 May.  Pleas email fhlprogrammer@gmail.com for details


Tom Uphill Manor: Wed, May 3rd at 1:30 pm with IDES Kindergarten Class

Rocky Mountain Village Serenity Room: Wed, May 10th at 1:15 pm with Creative Minds Preschool

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

All-Ages Programming

Bike Adventure Slide Show: Thursday, May 25th 7:00-8:00 pm 

It’s time to share your biking adventure! Email us 5-10 pictures of a recent bike adventure and then join us for a night of stories as we host a slideshow with popcorn. See FB event or email fhlprogrammer@gmail.com for details.

Ride with Librarians: Wednesday, May 31st 4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Join Fernie Heritage Library librarians as we hop on our bikes to launch our Fernie Book Bike Programs.  We will meet in the library garden with our bikes, bells and balloons, on a scheduled yet leisurely route around town and ending with a potluck picnic and an all ages storytime at a public park. All bikes and riders welcome to join us for the entire ride, or at pick-up spots along the way. This is a part of Bike to Work and School Week Friday, May 29th – June 1, 2017. See FB event or email fhlprogrammer@gmail.com for details.

Book Bike Programming

Watch for the Fernie Book Bike around town! Updates on our website and on Library FB page.


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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