There is something for everyone – kids, teens, adults and families – at the Delta Libraries during the week of Nov. 6 to 12.
Drop by the Tsawwassen Library on Sunday, Nov. 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. for Imagination Station. There’s fun for all ages. LEGO, KEVA planks and Magformers will be provided. All you need is your imagination. Test your engineering skills while you build amazing structures.
Make language fun! Start early with Babytime.
Babytime is offered on Mondays, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Tsawwassen Library, Thursdays, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at George Mackie Library, and Thursdays, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library. Help your baby develop speech and language skills – enjoy bouncing, singing, rhyming and stories. Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies and caregivers.
For children between the ages of two and six, introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime.
Storytime is offered on Wednesdays, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Ladner Pioneer Library, Fridays, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the George Mackie Library and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Tsawwassen Library.
Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read. Tuck into a story in the evening!
Kids are encouraged to wear their PJs and bring their favourite stuffy to Pyjama Storytime on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. at the George Mackie Library.
Looking for more Babytime or Storytime fun? Check out our on-demand content on Facebook or YouTube. Registration is required for the Ladner Pioneer Library’s Babytime and Storytime.
Families can Get Crafty on Monday, Nov. 7, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Tsawwassen Library. This drop-in program is for children ages five to 12 and their families.
Based on S.T.E.A.M. concepts, it offers a different craft each week that you’ll be able to take home with you after each session. Get Crafty is offered on Fridays too. Please note: libraries will be closed for Remembrance Day on Friday, Nov. 11.
Looking for something similar in North Delta? Drop by the George Mackie Library for Creative Bugs on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Everyone is welcome to register for online Word Nerds on Monday, Nov. 7, from 3:15 to 4 p.m. This family-friendly game of word scrambles will challenge your mind, memory and vocabulary. Compete as a team or as an individual. Players will be given a series of scrambled letters to make as many words as possible in a set amount of time.
Love LEGO? The George Mackie Library provides the LEGO, you bring your imagination! On Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. come play, create, and experiment. LEGO Club is a fun afternoon program for kids. Children under five must be accompanied by an adult.
Adventure begins at the Tsawwassen Library with Dungeons and Dragons.
Come and join a small group of players, aged 13 to 20, on Saturday, Nov. 12 from noon to 4 p.m. where you’ll dive into the fantastic stories of Dungeons and Dragons and take part in a creative role-playing game. The libraries experienced Dungeon Master will lead you through a merry adventure. Registration required.
Do you know someone from Afghanistan, Pakistan or Iran looking for information?
Pashto and Dari-speaking outreach staff from S.U.C.C.E.S.S. will be at the George Mackie Library on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. to offer Settlement Services to individuals and families who are temporary or permanent residents, and people who are already Canadian citizens. Settlement Services is offered every Tuesday at the George Mackie Library.
Improve your English through speaking and listening about different topics in our online Conversation Circle on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Meet new friends while practicing the English language in a safe and friendly space. Registration is required.
Pack up your needles and yarn, crocheting and head to the Ladner Pioneer Library for Knit Wits on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Knitting, crocheting, quilting and weaving are fun ways to connect across the generations. Join members of all ages and abilities every Wednesday to share ideas, techniques, and good conversation. Registration is required. Looking for a similar program in North Delta? Drop by for Knit ‘N Stitch which meets every Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the George Mackie Library.
Are you thinking about joining a book club? Contact your local Delta library for the dates and times of book clubs looking for new members. Books are provided.
The George Mackie Library also offers weekly Next Chapter Book Club for adults with developmental disabilities on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Participants will read and learn together, talk about books, make friends, and have fun in a relaxed community setting.
To register or for more information, please visit the events page at www.fvrl.ca.