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Check out our new video game collection for PS3, Xbox and Wii consoles!

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Fresh Ink 2018 Creative Writing Competition for Teens

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The Adult Summer Reading Club is now on! Start Your Reading!

The Teen & Tween Summer Reading Club is now on!

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Upcoming Programs

Books and Babies
Wednesday, July, 18 10:15 AM - 10:40 AM Central Library, Story Hour Room
Share rhymes, songs, finger-plays and books with your child. Under 2 years & ...
Stories 'n More
Wednesday, July, 18 10:30 AM - 11:10 AM Merritt Branch
Share stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft with your child. Under 2-4 year...
3D Design for Tweens
Wednesday, July, 18 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM Central Library, Learning Resource Centre
Learn to create simple 3D designs and become familiar with ‘Tinkercad’ desig...
Knitting Circle
Wednesday, July, 18 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM Dr. Huq Family Library Branch
Adult knitters of all skill levels, come join our community-led knitting circle ...
Internet 1
Wednesday, July, 18 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM Central Library, Learning Resource Centre
Learn to surf the Internet using web addresses and search engines! Pre-requisite...
Chess Club
Thursday, July, 19 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Merritt Branch
Do you play chess? Would you like to learn how to play chess? Please join us for...

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