April/May 2011

Spring Booksale at the Williams Lake Branch
Tuesday May 31 to June 4th, Library Program Room
Great deals are sure to be found at this year's annual Spring Booksale!
If you are interested in volunteering please call Caroline at 250-392-3351 ext. 220

Wii Video Gaming at the Williams Lake Branch
Thursday May 12, 3:30 to 5pm - Ages 8 to 12, Library Program Room
Thursday May 26, 3:30 to 5pm - Ages 8 to 12, Library Program Room
Come join us for an afternoon of video games with our new Wii. Kids will be playing a mixture of board games and video. Registration is limited. Please preregister at the desk or call 250-392-3630.

Author Evening with D'Arcy Christensen

Friday, May 13, 7pm

Come join us at the Williams Lake Branch as local author D'Arcy Christensen reads from work, Double or Nothing: The Flying Fur Buyer of Anahim Lake. Double or Nothing is a journey into the West Chilcotin where Christensen describes his raw and adventurous life and his friendship and encounters with other local legends. This is sure to be an evening of adventure and great story-telling.

National Film Board Children's Program at the Williams Lake Branch
Friday May 13, 2:15-3:15, Library Program Room

It's a Pro-D Day, so why not come out to the library to watch some terrific animated shorts sent to us by the NFB. Selections include Private Eyes, The Girl Who Hated Books and The Cat Came Back.

Library Fines Amnesty Week
Tuesday May 5 to Saturday May 7

The Cariboo Regional District Library has declared an amnesty on library fines up to $20.00 per library card during the week of May 3 to 7, 2011. In return for waiving fines, bring in your donation of nonperishable food for the local area food bank.

Where’s Easter Rabbit Puppet Show at the Williams Lake Branch
Friday, April 15th starting at 11:15am

The CRDL is partnering with the Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy to bring you a puppet show just in time for Easter. “Where’s Easter Rabbit” will start in the Programme room on Friday April 15th at 11:15am.

BC Book Prizes on Tour Northern BC at the Quesnel Branch
Monday, April 11, at 6:30 pm 

The Quesnel Branch of the CRD Library is very pleased to be hosting three shortlisted authors for BC Book prizes.  Come and meet Stephen Collis – On the Material – nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize.  Gary Kent – Fishing with Gubby nominated for Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice Award and Gina McMurchy-Barber – Free as a bird nominated for Sheila Egoff Children’s Literature Prize.  Visit the On Tour blogs  www.bcbookprizes.ca



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