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.
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.
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
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
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.