Deb Ireland

Fall library programming underway

Just around the corner is International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Sept. 19

Summer reading lists available at Hope Library

A new “Staff Picks” section has been created for the summer months

Hope Library considers new mobile book case

March programming offers something for everyone

Eli Tiessen reads his story “Eli the Explorer Goes to the Jungle” at the Storytime in the Park book launch on Sunday at Hope Library.

Family fun positively impacts literacy skills

Literacy is so important and it takes only 15 minutes a day to make a difference

Eli Tiessen reads his story “Eli the Explorer Goes to the Jungle” at the Storytime in the Park book launch on Sunday at Hope Library.

Several changes at Hope Library this year

New databases and Community and Internet cards introduced

Kyri Hartman reads a story to her children Olivia and Kessler during Mother Goose at the Hope Library on Monday. The program uses rhymes

Connecting music with early literacy

Hope Library offers Mother Goose and story times to introduce families to core skills

Kyri Hartman reads a story to her children Olivia and Kessler during Mother Goose at the Hope Library on Monday. The program uses rhymes

Busy month at the Hope Library

Several presentations offered throughout October

Summer reading has its rewards

Hope Library has arranged several events this summer as part of its reading club program

Enjoy library while on vacation

Pick up reading or viewing materials before leaving Hope or visit another library in the province

Cure for summer boredom

I cracked open a Latin/English Dictionary this morning (that’s just one of the crazy things we do at the library!) and the word that caught my eye was taedium. Which was translated as “boredom.”

Interesting bit of serendipity because I was earlier going over some of the oodles of programs and draws and activities we have planned here for this summer.

Hope Library is keeping up with the times

On MTV Live a few weeks ago, co-host Nicole Holness said (jokingly, I think): “Who needs books when you’ve got The Google?”

New librarian on the go

Jacquelynne has been with the Fraser Valley Regional Library system for nearly a decade – she started as a page and recently completed her Master of Library and Information Science at the University of British Columbia.

Deb Ireland

Shout out to ‘Friends of the Hope Library’

I’m putting on my fortune-teller hat and predicting Big Changes at the library in the near future.

Deb Ireland