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Posted: April 30, 2017

May at the Fernie Heritage Library

Family Programming

Storytime (Ages three to five years)

Tuesdays 11:15 a.m.-noon – Stories, singing and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Toddlertime (Ages up to two years)

Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:15 a.m. – Singing, simple stories and fingerplays for babies and their caregivers.

*SPECIAL EVENT: Reading and Ridin’: Tuesday, May 23 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Special Storytime to celebrate books and bikes! Meet at the Fernie Community Centre for a special active story time with your preschooler and their two to four wheeler and helmet. Snack picnic potluck to follow at Rotary Park. Check Facebook event for more details.

Children’s Activities for School-aged children

Tuesdays 3:30-4:45 p.m. Knits, Knots & Yarns  

Drop-in crafting for ages 8+. Learn the art and peace of knitting. Take home all your finished creations!

Wednesdays  3:45-4:45 p.m. Kids Coding Club  

This program is in partnership with CBAL and is for kids eight plus years old interested in a fun way of  understanding basic coding skills.

Wednesdays 3:45-4:45 p.m. Kids’ Read it First Book / Movie Club

For ages nine plus. A book club with a movie ending. Drop-in. This month’s book: Peter Pan by JM Barrie. Movie screening with popcorn on Wednesday, May 24 – 3:30-5 p.m.

Thursdays  3:30-4:45. p.m LEGO Builders Club – Registration REQUIRED.

New challenge every week, for ages seven plus. Register for April session by emailing [email protected]

Teen Programming

Pizza League: Thursday, May 18 6-7 p.m.

For teens ages 13+: Drop in for some pizza and discussion. Sponsored by Elk Valley Pizza Shoppe.

Adult Programming

First Thursday Social: Thursday, May 4 – 7-8 p.m. Beyond Monopoly.

Once a month time for adults to enjoy a friendly gathering and possibly a lively discussion on a monthly theme. May’s discussion is about money matters, and financial tips post-tax season!

Stitch and Bitch – Wednesday, May 3, 10 a.m.

Drop-In knitting, crocheting, and any other yarny endeavour, on the first Wednesday of each month Please enter using the back door.

Tea and Talk Book Club: Friday, May 26 at 1:30 p.m. Lost and Found by Brooke Davis. All are welcome. Copies of the book are available from the library.

Walkie Talkie:  Wednesday, May 31 at 10 a.m. Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert.

We will meet at the library front steps and walk along along the river path and chat as we go.  Please email [email protected] for details.


Tom Uphill Manor: Wednesday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. with IDES Kindergarten Class.

Rocky Mountain Village Serenity Room: Wednesday, May 10 at 1:15 p.m. with Creative Minds Preschool.

Rocky Mountain Village Upstairs Lounge: Thursdays at 11 a.m.: Library Club: Drop in.

All-Ages Programming

Bike Adventure Slide Show: Thursday, May 25 7-8 p.m. It’s time to share your biking adventure! Email us five to 10 pictures of a recent bike adventure and then join us for a night of stories as we host a slideshow with popcorn. See FB event or email [email protected] for details.

Ride with Librarians: Wednesday, May 31 4-5:30 p.m.

Join Fernie Heritage Library librarians as we hop on our bikes to launch our Fernie Book Bike (pictured above) Programs.  We will meet in the library garden with our bikes, bells and balloons, on a scheduled yet leisurely route around town and ending with a potluck picnic and an all ages storytime at a public park. All bikes and riders welcome to join us for the entire ride, or at pick-up spots along the way. This is a part of Bike to Work and School Week Friday, May 29 – June 1. See FB event or email [email protected] for details.

Book Bike Programming

Watch for the Fernie Book Bike around town! Updates on our website and on FB Library page.

Anie Hepher,

Fernie Heritage Library

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