NORTH Vancouver City Library has launched a new program to help preschoolers get ready for learning.
The Coquitlam Public Library's children's department is looking for Lego pieces of all shapes and sizes for its Lego Club.
The building is new, and so are the books. Indeed, everything at the Sardis Library shines-particularly when the sun is beaming, as it has been during the new facility's opening week.
Do you think the media focuses too much on politicians' mistakes?
Murder Times Three, 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Burnaby Public Library, McGill branch, 4595 Albert St. Three local Canadian mystery authors team up for an evening of readings and discussion. Come meet Cathy Ace, author of The Corpse with the Silver Tongue; Elizabeth Elwood, author of The Agatha Principle and Other Mystery Stories; and Deborah Purdy Kong, author of Deadly Accusations, and hear them talk about their writing. Books will be available for purchase - cash only - at this event. Admission is free but space is limited; register online at www.bpl. bc.ca/events, by calling 604 299-8955, or in person at the library.
North Vancouver City Library's Teen Photo Contest and Gala: Until May 10, teens in grades 6-12 are invited to email to the library a single photo in which they have captured this year's theme "The Right Place at the Right Time." A panel of experts will evaluate the submissions and the short listed entries will be displayed throughout the library. The winners will be announced at a gala on Art Contest for North Vancouver Students: As part of the North Vancouver RCMP's anti-graffiti program they will partner with the city and district to invite students to participate in the beautification process of North Vancouver. Selected art will be enlarged and wrapped around utility cabinets. The theme will be "Nature of the North Shore." Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, May 15, 4 p.m. Info: Cst. Julia Bitar, 604-969-7424 or julia. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Two Delta teens came away winners in the Fraser Valley Regional Library's Picture This @ FVRL Teen Photo Contest.
Burnaby dancer Joanna Hsieh is on stage this month with the Coastal City Ballet, in a newly commissioned premiere of A Midsummer Night's Dream, choreographed by Irene Schneider, who is the former artistic director of Germany's Magdeburg Ballet.
When is the last time you visited your local public library?
There's lots of colour blooming all over town this spring - even indoors at the local library.
High school students from across the district "battled" inside Samuel Robertson Technical (SRT) Secondary's library last Thursday, April 18.
At Monday night's meeting, Burnaby council took a look at its books for 2012 and found a big chunk of change leftover.
School district 42 staff members pleaded with the board of education on Wednesday evening not to make budget cuts to their areas.
A team of students from Sunshine Hills Elementary has won the Reading Link District Challenge in Delta.
The frustration at the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows board of education meeting last week was palpable as trustees discussed how they would trim $5.6 million from their 2013/14 budget.
Steele's Travel World is being relocated from North Vancouver to the Yaletown offices of WD World Travel Ltd.
The Chinese Taoism Kuan Kung Association and the Tian-Jin Temple in Burnaby are hosting an anniversary celebration and cultural festival on April 13 and 14.