Spring Break is free at George Mackie Library

We are thrilled to have professional entertainers Team T & J come out from Toronto to offer an interactive music show for kids and families on Monday, March 26 from 11 am – 11:45 am at the George Mackie Library.  Team T&J is being considered for a Juno nomination for Best Children’s Album of the Year.  Their show creates an environment where kids can explore and express their imaginations through the excitement and freedom of live music interaction!  You can learn more about Team T&J and the show by visiting their website.  Tickets will be required at the George Mackie Library event.  Tickets are free and will be available for pick up at the library beginning March 19.

If you are in grades 5 – 7 and a budding cartoonist, come to Dave Steven’s Cartooning Workshop on Wednesday, March 21, 2 pm – 3 pm at the George Mackie Library!  Dave will introduce you to cartooning.  Using his own two recently published books, he will explain his style of “simplify and exaggerate”, and his approach to cartooning.  Bring your own pens or pencil crayons.  Registration is required.

Teens!  If you are between the ages of 12 and 19 years old and enjoy board games, come to the popular Teen Night:  Pizza & Games on Tuesday, March 27, 5 pm – 7 pm.  There’s free pizza!  Games and snacks provided by Imperial Hobbies.

Are you a fan of CSI, Bones, or other shows featuring forensic science?  Are you interested in Forensic Science as a career?  Come get the lowdown on forensic crime solving with Delta Police Constable Abhay Chawla of the Forensic Identification Services Section at Forensic Science for Teens on Wednesday, March 28 from 2 pm – 3 pm.  Hear about techniques, cases, and more!  Take a peek at the Forensic vehicle.  The presentation will include slides and a Q&A.  Some material discussed may be complex and graphic.  Suitable for ages 12 and older.

What else is happing at the George Mackie Library during Spring Break?

Storytime

Tuesdays, January 9 – May 15, 10:30 am – 11 am – George Mackie Library

Wednesdays, January 10 – May 30, 10:30 am – 11 am – Ladner Pioneer Library

Fridays, January 12 – May 18 (except Mar 30), 10:30 am – 11 am – George Mackie Library

Fridays, January 12, – May 18 (except Mar 30), 10:30 am – 11 am – Tsawwassen Library

Saturdays, January 13 – May 12, 10:30 am – 11 am – Ladner Pioneer Library

Saturday, January 13 – May 19, 10:30 am – 11 am – Tsawwassen Library

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime!  Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more.  Storytime prepares children to learn to read.  Suitable for ages 2 – 6 years.

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Babytime

Mondays, January 8 – May 14, 10:30 am – 11 am (except April 2) – Tsawwassen Library

Thursdays, January 11 – May 17, 10:30 am – 11 am – George Mackie Library

Thursdays, January 11 – May 31, 10:30 am – 11 am – Ladner Pioneer Library

Make language fun!  Start early with Babytime.  Help your baby develop speech and language skills – enjoy bouncing, singing, rhyming and stories.  Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers.  Suitable for babies 23 months and younger.

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Parent Time (formerly BabyDaze)

Mondays, January 8 – May 14, 11 am – 11:30 am – Tsawwassen Library

Thursdays, January 11 – May 17, 11 am – 11:30 am – George Mackie Library

Relax and mingle after the fun, social bonding activity of Babytime.  Parent Time provides parents and caregivers an opportunity to meet other parents, learn new parenting skills, share information and resources.  A Public Health Nurse or guest speaker will be attending each month.  Suitable for parents of babies 23 months and younger.

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LEGO® Club

Thursdays, January 11 – May 31, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Ladner Pioneer Library

Thursdays, January 11 – May 24, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – George Mackie Library

Thursdays, January 11 – May 17, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Tsawwassen Library

Love LEGO®? We provide the LEGO®; you bring your imagination! Come play, create, and experiment. LEGO® Club is a fun afternoon program for kids.  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Storytime in English and French

Saturdays, January 20 – March 24, 11:30 am – 12 pm – George Mackie Library

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime!  Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes in English and French.  Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

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