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Posted: December 29, 2018

January at the Fernie Heritage Library

Family Programming   

Storytime (Ages 3-5 years)

Tuesdays 11:15-11:45 a.m.

Stories, singing and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Toddlertime (Ages 0-2 years)

Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:15-11:45 a.m.

Singing, simple stories and fingerplays for babies and their caregivers.

Senior Storytime (for all ages with seniors and local preschoolers/ kindergarteners)

Rocky Mountain Village Serenity Room: Wednesday, January 9 at 1 p.m.

Trinity Lodge: Wed., January 23 at 1:30 p.m.

All community Seniors and children welcome to attend!

Children’s Activities for Grades 1-6  

(After school programs, simple snack provided. All clubs beginning week of January 8-11 unless specified. All participants must have a valid Junior library membership and signed waiver to attend any library programming.)

Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. BOARD GAMES (Drop-In) Starting Jan. 14 at Trinity Lodge 1142-6th Avenue.

Back by popular demand: the Fernie Heritage Library and Trinity Lodge invite you to a game of crib, tile rummy, Uno, scrabble and more!  This program is open to all ages, from children, teen to adult! Children under 10 must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver for this program held at the Trinity Lodge

Tuesdays 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Stop Motion Animation  (ages 9+ registration required) January 8-29. Love to create stories through movies? This learner-driven after school club is for you! You will need to bring your own device and Stop Motion App to record your movie, all other materials will be provided. MUST REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE TO ATTEND. All participants must have a valid Jr library membership and signed waiver to attend.

Wednesdays  3:45-4:45 p.m. Lego Town (ages 7+) January 9-30. We are building a Lego town complete with all our favourite parks, places, shops and amenities.  This session runs for 4 weeks. Limited space. MUST REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE TO ATTEND (see January Lego Town) All participants must have a valid Jr library membership and signed waiver to attend.

Thursdays 3:45-4:45 p.m. KNITS AND KNOTS (Drop-in, ages 8+)

For crafty kids who love to knit, crochet or want to learn! All materials and basic instruction is provided. Completed projects can be taken home! All participants must have a valid Jr library membership and signed waiver to attend.

Adult Programming

Tea and Talk Book Club: Friday, January 25 at 1:30 p.m. This month’s book is Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesamyn Ward. Copies of the book are available for sign out from the library.

CYBER SENIORS Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm Drop-in.

Are you a senior that is keen to learn about their ipad, laptop or has questions about their gmail account, the app store or youtube? Come join us on Wednesdays and succeed in unravelling some of these mysteries in technology.

Walkie Talkie Book Club  Wednesday, January 9 at 10 a.m.

Dress for the weather and join us for this outdoor, walking book club. All are welcome. Copies of this month’s book (Little Yellow House by Carissa Halton) are available from the library circulation desk.

#WriteItDown: Thursday, January 10 at 6:30-7:45 p.m. TOPIC: “Light Switch”

Are you a writer looking for inspiration and a chance to connect with others? Join our monthly gathering of those who keen to write, share and learn. Facilitated by local writers, poets, songwriters, bloggers, editors and journalers. All writers welcome!  A safe place to read and/or share aloud what you have written and listen to the creative words of others.

Knit Clique

Drop-In space for all who enjoy a yarny endeavour in good company. BYO project: tea will be on. Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on the main floor couch.

DIY Book Club Night Thursday, January 31-  6:30 -7:30 p.m. Want to be a part of a book club but can’t find your peeps? This night is for you! Meet a few new people, choose a book and start a club! Hot chocolate and cookies provided. For more info please visit our FB event
All Ages Programming

Fernie Family Literacy Day: Thursday, January 24 5:30-7:30 p.m.

A special event to celebrate literacy for ALL AGES. Join us for pizza and writing from your roots. Writing stations provided for early years to seniors.   Brought to you by the Fernie Heritage Library and Fernie Early Years team. REGISTRATION is required by emailing [email protected]. Limited spaces.

Holiday hours

The library is open Saturday, Dec. 29, from 1-5 p.m.

It is closed Sunday, Dec. 30 to Tuesday January 1. Regular hours begin Wednesday, January 2 (11 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Submitted by Anie Hepher, Fernie Heritage Library

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