Magician Leif David gives his young audience the bug eyes during a special Unplug and Play week show at the Salmon Arm library on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Kids can catch David several times online during two weeks of magic hosted by the Fraser Valley Regional Library. (Lachlan Labere/ Black Press Media file)

Magician Leif David gives his young audience the bug eyes during a special Unplug and Play week show at the Salmon Arm library on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Kids can catch David several times online during two weeks of magic hosted by the Fraser Valley Regional Library. (Lachlan Labere/ Black Press Media file)

Magic, music and more in upcoming Fraser Valley library events

Magician Leif David to perform in virtual events hosted by Fraser Valley Regional Library in July

Music, magic and more is coming to the Fraser Valley Regional Library throughout the month of July.

All of the items lists below are virtual online events. Some require registration.

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Magician Leif David • Monday, July 5 to Sunday, July 18 (all day) • Become a magical detective with magician Leif David by decoding documents, matching fingerprints, and watching the magic closely for extra clues. In the end, you’ll be able to solve the mystery and ‘crack the case.’ Visit facebook.com/ReadLearnPlay between July 5 to 18 to watch the latest episode. Check back frequently as new episodes will drop throughout the two weeks

Kids Meet the Author Series: Molly Knox Ostertag • Tuesday, July 7, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. • Molly Knox Ostertag, author of the Witch Boy series, will be reading from her recently released graphic novel, Girl From The Sea, followed by a discussion about the process and inspiration behind this graphic novel. For ages 8+.The event will be livestreamed on YouTube. Register at www.fvrl.bc.ca under “events” to receive the livestream link via email. Registered participants will also receive a reminder email 24 hours prior to the event.

Among Us: Teen Games Hangout • Thursday, July 8, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Come hang out for an afternoon of tasks and traitors. Launch into space with your fellow crew mates and help sniff out the impostors. Play the online Among Us game with teens across the Fraser Valley on Zoom. Ages 13-18. For this program participants will need two devices: one on which to join the Zoom call, and one on which to play the Among Us game (free to download on iOS and Android, PC/MAC/Switch alternatives are also available).

The Legend of the Western Hemlock & The Case of the Missing Hemlock Cones • Tuesday, July 13, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. • Learn how to identify local trees through The Legend of the Western Hemlock, as told by a Metro Vancouver Regional Park interpreter. Then team up with Hemlock Holmes, nature detective, to solve The Case of the Missing Hemlock Cones, by looking at the clues, interviewing suspects and using interactive Zoom polls. Join FVRL Library staff to hear about some great mystery books for kids and about Summer Reading Club’s Theme: Crack the Case! For this event you will need a computer, tablet or phone with a camera and microphone, and access to a web browser or the Zoom app.

Family Uke Jam • Wednesday, July 14, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Calling all kids, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles. Join us for family fun time and create some musical memories together. You will learn about the different parts of the ukulele as well as how to hold, tune and strum. You will even learn some chords and play some songs together. Please Note: You must register to attend and participate. Once registered, you will immediately receive an automated email with a secure link to the event, as well as a reminder email 24 hours prior to the event. For this event you will need a computer, tablet or phone with a camera and microphone, and access to a web browser or the Zoom app.


 

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