Fraser Valley Regional Library

Pitt Meadows community librarian Afton Schindel offers a number of suggested titles of graphic novels for local middle-school aged readers. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Books for kids who don’t like reading

Pitt Meadows librarian recommends a few middle grade graphic novels

  • Jul 21, 2022

 

Librarian Liz Morris is excited to see Story Walks in Maple Ridge parks. (Special to The News)

StoryWalks combine reading and exercise in Maple Ridge

$25,000 donation helps bring outdoor library program to life

 

Liza Morris and the team of librarians at the Maple Ridge Public Library kick off the new StoryWalk program at Canada Day in Memorial Peace Park this Friday. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Maple Ridge library rolls out new StoryWalk on Canada Day

Reading club and much more available at Fraser Valley libraries this summer

  • Jun 28, 2022

 

Librarian Brandon Monahan is excited to welcome people back into the libraries and also invites them to visit some of this summer’s library and community events at Memorial Peace Park. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: For love of libraries

A Maple Ridge librarian shares his excitement with a return to in-person Storytimes and so much more

  • Jun 5, 2022
Librarian Brandon Monahan is excited to welcome people back into the libraries and also invites them to visit some of this summer’s library and community events at Memorial Peace Park. (Special to The News)
Fraser Valley Regional Library serves more people than any other library system in B.C. (Black Press Media files)

Our View: Libraries could use some more local advocates

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are members of the largest library system in B.C.

  • May 22, 2022
Fraser Valley Regional Library serves more people than any other library system in B.C. (Black Press Media files)
Maple Ridge librarian Brandon is excited to start in-person Storytimes again in May. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Discover what’s available indoors and out from the library

Visit the local FVRL branch for storytimes, puzzle cubes, free comics, and more

  • May 1, 2022
Maple Ridge librarian Brandon is excited to start in-person Storytimes again in May. (Special to The News)
Flooding on Sumas Prairie. (B.C. government photo)

Fraser Valley libraries offer Disaster in the Valley presentation

Atmospheric rivers and slides among topics of online

Flooding on Sumas Prairie. (B.C. government photo)
Drew Brayshaw presents an online talk ‘Disaster in the Valley’ through FVRL on April 20. (Drew Brayshaw photo)

‘Disaster in the Valley’ talk will focus on effects of atmospheric river storms

Virtual talk is by Drew Brayshaw, hydrologist, geoscientist with Statlu Environmental Consulting

Drew Brayshaw presents an online talk ‘Disaster in the Valley’ through FVRL on April 20. (Drew Brayshaw photo)
Maple Ridge Public Library is looking for new immigrants to volunteer. (Maple Ridge Public Library/Special to The News)

Immigrants needed for library programs in Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows

Library Champions program sees new immigrants help each other

Maple Ridge Public Library is looking for new immigrants to volunteer. (Maple Ridge Public Library/Special to The News)
Visitors to the Pitt Meadows library shared what they love about the local branch, everything from the space and its amenities to the staff. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Visitors share love for their library

So much more than books available at the Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge libraries

  • Mar 23, 2022
Visitors to the Pitt Meadows library shared what they love about the local branch, everything from the space and its amenities to the staff. (Special to The News)
One hundred Puzzle Cube kits are now available to Fraser Valley Regional Library customers and will be circulated between FVRL’s 25 locations. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)

Puzzle cubes available to borrow at Fraser Valley Regional Library

FRVL also holding online ‘How to Solve Puzzle Cubes’ seminar on April 6

One hundred Puzzle Cube kits are now available to Fraser Valley Regional Library customers and will be circulated between FVRL’s 25 locations. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)
Books on the shelves of the Fraser Valley Regional Library branch in Langley City. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times file)

List of Fraser Valley Regional Library events coming up for March

Science during spring break, Thor trivia are some of the upcoming virtual events

Books on the shelves of the Fraser Valley Regional Library branch in Langley City. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times file)
Fraser Valley Regional Library’s Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows branches are gearing up for spring break. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Libraries stocking up for fun this spring break

A virtual Science World experience is among the alternatives being offered for the holiday

  • Feb 26, 2022
Fraser Valley Regional Library’s Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows branches are gearing up for spring break. (Special to The News)
Vashti Harrison’s books Little Leaders and Little Legends are among a long list of suggested reads for Black History Month, curated by staff at the Fraser Valley Regional Library.

Fraser Valley Regional Library shares their top selections for Black History Month

Library staff recommendations for audio books, films, biographies and more

Vashti Harrison’s books Little Leaders and Little Legends are among a long list of suggested reads for Black History Month, curated by staff at the Fraser Valley Regional Library.
Thursday is family literacy day, but a local librarian suggests a love of books and storytelling should be a year-round passion. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Every day can be family literacy day

A Maple Ridge librarian tells her own story of how she shared her love of reading with her son

  • Jan 24, 2022
Thursday is family literacy day, but a local librarian suggests a love of books and storytelling should be a year-round passion. (Special to The News)
Books on the shelves of the Fraser Valley Regional Library branch in Langley City. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times file)

Late fines ending at all Fraser Valley library locations

FVRL says those with old fines can take advantage of upcoming promotion

Books on the shelves of the Fraser Valley Regional Library branch in Langley City. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times file)
Take N’ Make kits are available from Pitt Meadows Library this holiday season. (Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Holiday a great time to explore the creative side

Pitt Meadows Library has a series of Take ‘n’ Make kits that children will enjoy ahead of Christmas

  • Dec 1, 2021
Take N’ Make kits are available from Pitt Meadows Library this holiday season. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge Public Library has been in its current space, as part of the government buildings, for 20 years now. (Maple Ridge Public Library/Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Maple Ridge library marks 20th anniversary

Librarians recount moving into the current building two decades ago, mesmerized by the sheer size

  • Oct 30, 2021
Maple Ridge Public Library has been in its current space, as part of the government buildings, for 20 years now. (Maple Ridge Public Library/Special to The News)
Books on the shelves of a Fraser Valley Regional Library branch. (Black Press Media files)

Our View: Celebrate library month by a visit to your local branch

There’s more on offer than books

  • Oct 17, 2021
Books on the shelves of a Fraser Valley Regional Library branch. (Black Press Media files)
Nadine Baumann enjoys reading to her grandchildren at the Maple Ridge library. (FVRL/Special to The News)

ON THE PAGE: Preparing for a busy fall at the library

Maple Ridge librarian Liza Morris invites people to connect with FVRL in person or virtually

  • Oct 2, 2021
Nadine Baumann enjoys reading to her grandchildren at the Maple Ridge library. (FVRL/Special to The News)