October/November 2011

Lac La Hache Branch has Moved!
Cariboo Regional District Library’s Lac La Hache Community Library Branch  has relocated to the Lac La Hache Elementary School, 4787 Clarke Avenue.
Public Hours of operation:   Wednesday, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
                                                Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Direction:  Drive past the School, turn right at the last entrance.  Vehicles may be parked at the school bus loop, or closer to the Library’s entrance, as needed.  A sloped access ramp is in place.
For further information contact CRDL’s main office at 250-392-3351 or 100 Mile House Area Library Branch at 250-395-2332.

Bob Hayes Wolves of the Yukon Tour
Join us for an exciting conversation with the author of Wolves of the Yukon, a fascinating book that explores the natural history of the Yukon since the last ice age through the eyes of the wolf.

Williams Lake - Wednesday November 16, 2pm
100 Mile House - Wednesday November 16, 7pm
Quesnel - Thursday November 17, 2pm

Quesnel Yarn Club meetings
Come for a yarn or come to yarn.

Thursday November 10, 1-3pm
Thursday November 24, 1-3pm
Thursday December 8, 1-3pm

Quesnel Discussion Group: Topic - Assisted suicide
The discussion group provides a forum to discuss “current event” topics like assisted suicide, healthy communities, sustainability issues.

Thursday November 3, 2-4pm

Volunteer Info Session at the Williams Lake Branch
Interested in becoming a library volunteer? In this one-hour meeting you can expect discussion aout volunteer positions, opportunities and ideas for the library.

Wednesday November 2, 7-8pm - Library Program Room

Author Frances Greenslade at the Williams Lake Branch
Join us for an exciting conversation with the author of Shelter, a great new piece of Canadian fiction set in the Cariboo! Frances Greenslade's new novel, Shelter, is the story of two sisters, Maggie and Jenny, and their quest to find out what happened to their mother who left them to billet in Williams Lake, a small town in British Columbia, and never came back. Set in the 1960s and 70s in the wilds of the Chilcotin, where it's still possible to lose yourself, the novel explores the attachment we have to our mothers, and the expectation we hold that they will always be our mothers, and nothing more. Donations will be accepted for The Potato House.

Tuesday November 1, 7pm - Library Program Room

Halloween Crafts at the Quesnel Branch
This is a free event for kids aged 3-12.  Pre-registration is required as there is limited space.  Call Tracy at 250-992-7912 for more information.

Saturday October 29th from 2:15 to 4:15


Author Vivien Lougheed at the Williams Lake Branch
Come out on October 27 for a fascinating conversation with author Vivien Lougheed, the author of Sidetracked. In Sidetracked: The Struggle for BC's Fossils Lougheed tells the fascinating tale of the Monroe Dinosaur Trackway's discovery in Kakwa Provincial Park. In telling the tale, she weaves in stories of other major fossil finds in B.C. and across North America, many of which demonstrate how egos, turf wars, and a lack of resources diminish the science of paleontology.

Thursday October 27, 7pm - Library Program Room

Author of "Campie" at the Quesnel Branch

The Quesnel Library is having an author reading by Barbara Stewart, who will be reading from her new book “Campie”, which depicts a view from the bottom of the oil barrel into work-camp culture. Campie is an entertaining, compelling account of how an ordinary person survives when things fall apart and there’s no “eat pray love” holiday to put them back together.” Heritage House Publishing, Victoria B.C.

Wednesday Oct. 5 at 7pm

NFB Film Nights at the One Hundred Mile Branch
Force of Nature – The David Suzuki Movie - Thursday, November 17  from 6–8pm
Noel Noel and Lights For Gita (Children’s Christmas movies) - Saturday, December 10 from 2:30
A Drummer’s Dream - Thursday, December 15 from 6-8pm

Film Nights at the Quesnel Branch
Force of Natur: The David Suzuki Movie - Thursday October 27, 7pm
A Drummer's Dream - Thursday November 17, 7pm
The Future of Food - Thursday November 24, 7pm

NFB Film Nights at the Williams Lake Branch
Force of Nature - The David Suzuki Movie - Wednesday Oct. 12, 7pm
Procescutor - Wednesday Oct. 26, 7pm
A Drummer's Dream - Wednesday Nov. 9, 7pm
Act of Dishonor - Wednesday Nov.23, 7pm

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