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Creative writing, trivia night at Tri-City libraries in June

What's happening at Tri-City libraries for the month of June? Read here.
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TERRY FOX LIBRARY

The History and Future of Pride

June 3: 10 to 11 a.m.

FVRL is excited to welcome author Robin Stevenson for a virtual Pride Month program!

How did Pride come to be? What does Pride mean to the people who celebrate it? Learn about the history of Pride, the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ people and communities, and what activists do to carry Pride forward.

For grades 6 to 12. Online event.

Register here: https://fvrl.bibliocommons.com/events/623b80d2aa607928006184de

 

Kid Activists: Find Your Voice, Change the World

June 8, 10 to 11 a.m.

Robin Stevenson, author of “KID ACTIVISTS: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change” will introduce kids to activism. From what fuels activists, to how they help create a better future, come and get inspired to use your voice to create change.

For grades 3 to 7. Online event.

Register here: https://fvrl.bibliocommons.com/events/623b8129aa607928006184e0

 

Creative Writing Workshop with Robin Stevenson

June 15: 6 to 7 p.m.

Join award-winning author Robin Stevenson for a comprehensive writing workshop! Participants will explore how they can use their own experiences and curiosity to create compelling writing and convincing characters, discuss strategies for finding story ideas; develop their skills at creating complex and believable characters; and discover how well-developed characters can help uncover new story possibilities. Online event. Register here: https://fvrl.bibliocommons.com/events/623b805ffb28022f006ac46b

Info: www.fvrl.ca | terry.fox.library@fvrl.bc.ca |

 

COQUITLAM PUBLIC LIBRARY

Family Trivia: Oceans!

Compete for the title of biggest know-it-all during Family Trivia! Children 12 years old and under, as well as their families, are invited to compete. The June program will feature questions about the ocean. Thursday, June 9, from 7 to 8 p.m. Virtual program on Zoom. Registration required: https://coquitlam.libnet.info/event/6187940

 

Running for City Council

Join current City Councillors for this informative session on what it takes to become a municipal representative. Learn about the responsibilities and requirements to become an elected official, and the role City Councillors play in the community. Light refreshments will be served. Tuesday, June 14, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. City Centre branch, Rooms 136 & 137. Registration required: https://coquitlam.libnet.info/event/6586275

 

Rights in the Workplace

ISSofBC JobQuest and Coquitlam Public Library will look at rights in the workplace, with a focus on employment standards, discrimination, and sexual harassment. Wednesday, June 15, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. Virtual program on Zoom. Registration required: https://coquitlam.libnet.info/event/6205241

Info: www.coqlibrary.ca | ask@coqlibrary.ca | 604-554-7323

 

 

PORT MOODY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Kid’s Writing Club

Ages 9-12. Are you an aspiring writer? Join a writing club just for you. We will do fun activities, writing games, have special guests, and work on our own projects. There are two sessions available:

In Person: Wednesdays, May 4 - June 15, 4-5 pm

Online: Thursdays, May 5 - June 16, 4-5 pm

 

D&D for Tweens

Ages 12-15. Adventurers! Let us search for glory and treasure together in a D&D game on Zoom. We will be playing a Level 10 adventure, experience playing D&D required. This is a six-week program, held online every Friday from May 6 to June 10, 4-5 pm.

 

White Pines Gala 2022

Celebrate the newest additions to our White Pines Local Author Collection at this in-person gala! Join us at the Inlet Theatre while we celebrate Port Moody’s vibrant community of writers. Meet the newest White Pines authors and hear each of them do a reading from their newest book. There will be a short author Q&A after the readings. Wednesday June 8, 7-8:30 pm.

Info: portmoodylibrary.ca | askthelibrary@portmoody.ca | 604-469-4577

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