The Fraser Valley Regional Library has two virtual events coming up in recognition of Remembrance Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

The Fraser Valley Regional Library has two virtual events coming up in recognition of Remembrance Day. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Virtual Remembrance Day events and more coming up at Fraser Valley Regional Library

Stories on First World War, documentary about Second World War part of November virtual library events

Here’s what the Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) is offering for virtual programs. Registration is required, to sign up go to www.fvrl.bc.ca and search under “events.”

Tween and Teen Pictionary – How good are your guessing skills? Join FVRL staff for the classic game of Pictionary. Test your drawing skills, guess each other’s art, and have fun guessing library staff draw too. For ages 10 to 17. Space is limited and registration is required. Thursday, Nov. 4, from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

DocuFilm Club – In honour of Remembrance Day, join the FRVL for a discussion of the documentary film Monument Men, available via Kanopy. The film details the Nazi’s theft of art during the Second World War and the allied efforts to save and return artworks. Monday, Nov. 8, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Lest We Forget – Learn about the First World War through the stories of the local men and women who lived through it. This interactive ‘Lest We Forget’ workshop gives you access to copies of primary documents: records of service, casualty forms, medal cards, medical records and more. FVRL will teach you how to explore and interpret historical records. Deepen your understanding of Canada’s role in the First World War through the stories of local people who served at that time. Documents will be emailed upon registration. Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Storytimes – Join staff and other families live on Zoom for Storytime. Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime. Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Babytime – Join library staff and other families live on Zoom for Babytime. Help your baby develop speech and language skills. Enjoy bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies and caregivers. This program is best suited to children ages 0 to 2. Tuesday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Registration is required, to sign up go to www.fvrl.bc.ca and search under “events.”


 

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