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Calender of the week

Poetry Night in Punjabi

Third Tuesday of the month, August 21, 6:30 pm – 8 pm

Come hear two published poets/authors read and discuss their work and answer questions from the audience.  In collaboration with Kendri Punjabi Lekhak Sabha, Uttari Amrika and Punjabi Lekhak Manch – Vancouver.

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PICS Diversity Village Gala

When: October 6, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Where: 17767 64 Avenue – Surrey, BC

Meet us at Mirage Banquet Hall in Surrey for a night of entertainment benefiting PICS Diversity Village, a revolutionary senior care community to be built in Cloverdale. Come and watch energizing performances by talented local artists, taste some delicious food, and learn how this project will benefit the community! There will be a chance to win a number of great door prizes. It all benefits PICS Diversity Village! Learn more at http://www.pics.bc.ca

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Library Day At PNE

On August 22, show your FVRL library card and get into the Fair for $6.

Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) is excited to participate in Library Day at the Fair at the PNE. Thanks to a partnership between the Fair, Tim Hortons, Raise a Reader, and Public Library InterLINK, teen and adult fair-goers can get into the Fair for only $6 on Wednesday, August 22 by presenting their FVRL library card! The Fair is always free for children under the age of 13.

FVRL will participate alongside InterLINK member libraries in onsite activities on Library Day. Once in the Fair, attendees can stop by the Library Zone, near Toon City and the Popnology Exhibit, for some fun and FREE activities with staff from various BC libraries. FVRL will feature its Library Live and On Tour (LiLi) vehicle, the peddle-powered Book Chariot, and Playground items including green screens, KEVA Planks, Makey Makey, Sphero SPRK+, telescopes, ukuleles, and virtual reality. There will also be impromptu storytimes, maker activities, games, and more!

“The Library Zone at the Fair is full of fun activities that families can expect when they visit their local library – there will be something for every age,” says Public Library InterLINK Executive Director Michael Burris.

Presenting a BC public library card grants one cardholder admission for $6 (one card must be shown per person to receive the discount and supplementary ID is recommended). Don’t have an FVRL card yet? Visit anyone of our 25 locations to get your free card today! Visit www.fvrl.ca for more information.

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Richmond Multicultural Community Services

Our staff help people with accessing Government services, Resume/cover letter, Employment, Information health care services, Information on housing, Information on Education,  Assistance with filling up the forms,  Any queries client have, Apart from this, we conduct workshops, English classes, computer classes, and special events every month. Anyone can contact -Neena Suri (South Asian Settlement Worker). P. 604-279-7160 F: 604-279-7168,Working hours: Mondays, Wednesday, and Saturday, Email: Neena@rmcs.bc.caVisit us at www.rmcs.bc.ca/ www.iamrichmond.ca

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Settlement Workers: Mandarin/English

Wednesdays, 1 – 5 pm – George Mackie Library, 8440 – 112 Street, Delta

Are you a newcomer to Canada who needs help adjusting to your new life?  Free and confidential services are offered to help newcomers – with all their needs – during the process of settling into their new community.  Settlement and Integration Services are free for immigrants, refugees and their families in BC.

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Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre

“Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre supports both employers and employees. We assist employers find suitable employees through programs such as Wage Subsidy and we assist individuals to find employment through many services, including training. Best of all, all our services are FREE.  For more information, please call our office at 604-580-9740.”

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Borrow An eReader From Surrey Libraries

Always wanted to try one before you buy? Here’s your chance.

Check out a Kobo Touch for a 3 week loan from any Surrey Library.

Each Kobo Touch is loaded with Classics:

  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Tristan & Iseult
  • Anna Karenina
  • Count of Monte Cristo
  • Mysterious Affair at Styles

Check the library catalogue for availability or reserve one today! www.surreylibraries.ca

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