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It’s been a busy summer at the Thompson-Nicola Regional Library and we’re looking forward to an even busier fall and winter! We are very excited to have welcomed our new Mobile Library into the TNRL family this spring. The complete schedule, featuring a number of new urban and rural stops, can be found on page 14. We’re expanding children’s programming throughout our system, so look for some of our favourite continuous programs, like Tiny Tunes or Storytime, coming to a branch near you! We also have programs for older children, like After-School Club or Kids’ Corner, that will be running in 8-week sessions throughout the fall and winter.

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Our popular book clubs will be returning this fall. Find traditional book clubs at the Kamloops, North Kamloops, Barriere and Savona Libraries, or try something different with Books & Brews or Books & Buggies. You could also start your own book club using our handy book club kits! Search “book club kit” in our catalogue to see a full list of available titles. We’re always adding new programs and events throughout the year, so keep an eye on our Facebook page and our website calendar for the latest schedules and announcements! Happy Reading!

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www.tnrl.ca Library Cards & Programs are always Free! You can register for programs in person, by phone, or online unless otherwise noted. ADULT & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS: Registration is open. CHILDREN, TWEEN, & TEEN PROGRAMS: Registration for Sep-Dec programs begins September 12th at 10am. Registration for Jan-Feb programs begins December 5th at 10am. We are adding more programs all the time—always visit www.tnrl.ca or call your local library to find out what’s new and to confirm the most up-to-date program schedule. The libraries are closed all statutory holidays. *At times, programs may be re-scheduled or cancelled.


PARENT-CHILD MOTHER GOOSE

Ages: 0-5 This group experience for parents and their young children focuses on the pleasure and power of using rhymes, songs, and stories. Snack included. A partnership with KELLI. KAMLOOPS  Oct 9-Nov 27 10:30-11:30AM Tue Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 10-Nov 28 10:15-11:15AM Wed Registration Required

_________________________ PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME

Ages: 3-5 Children will enjoy time with each other as we read, sing, and share our love of books! KAMLOOPS  Oct 12-Nov 30 10:30-11:00PM Fri Registration Required

_________________________ STORYTIME

Ages: Families Stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for the whole family. KAMLOOPS  Oct 28 1:00-1:30PM Sun Drop-in  Dec 16 1:00-1:30PM Sun Drop-in ASHCROFT  Oct 9-Nov 13 11:00-11:30AM Tue Drop-in MERRITT  Sep 12-Feb 27 10:00-10:30AM Wed Drop-in *Registration recommended

STORYTIME & CRAFT

Ages: Families For families with preschoolers. A sweet and simple storytime with songs, rhymes, and a related craft. KAMLOOPS  Sep 6-Dec 20 10:30-11:30AM Thu Drop-in  Jan 10-Feb 28 10:30-11:30AM Thu Drop-in NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 14-Dec 21 10:30-11:30AM Fri Drop-in  Jan 18-Feb 22 10:30-11:30AM Fri Drop-in SAVONA  Oct 19-Dec 7 10:30-11:15AM Fri Drop-in  Jan 11-Feb 22 10:30-11:15AM Fri Drop-in

_________________________ STORYTIME YOGA

Ages: 3-6 A twist on our regular storytime, this fun family program combines animated yoga poses and the storytime you know and love. No experience necessary. Please bring your own mat or a towel. ASHCROFT  Jan 15-Feb 19 11:00-11:30AM Tue Registration Required

_________________________ STEM & STORIES

Ages: 6+ Explore and discuss a different science concept each week through books and stories. The perfect program for a curious mind. KAMLOOPS  Oct 15-Nov 26 3:30-4:00PM Mon Drop-in

TINY TUNES

Ages: 0-5 For babies, toddlers, and their parents/caregivers. Join us for songs, rhymes and fun! KAMLOOPS  Sep 10-Dec 3 10:30-11:00AM Mon Drop-in  Oct 10-Nov 28 10:30-11:00AM Wed Drop-in  Jan 7-Feb 11 10:30-11:00AM Mon Drop-in NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 10-Dec 17 10:30-11:00AM Mon Drop-in  Sep 11-Dec 18 10:30-11:00AM Tue Drop-in  Jan 14-Feb 25 10:30-11:00AM Mon Drop-in  Jan 15-Feb 26 10:30-11:00AM Tue Drop-in BARRIERE  Sep 11-Oct 30 11:00-11:30AM Tue Drop-in CHASE  Sep 12-Dec 19 11:00-11:30AM Wed Drop-in  Jan 9-Feb 27 11:00-11:30AM Wed Drop-in LOGAN LAKE  Oct 10-Nov 14 10:15-10:45AM Wed Drop-in  Jan 9-Feb 13 10:15-10:45AM Wed Drop-in

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AFTER-SCHOOL CLUB

Ages: 6-12 An after-school club for kids. Fun activities include games, crafts, puzzles, and book sharing. LYTTON  Sep 25-Dec 18 3:15-4:30PM Every 2nd Tue Drop-in  Jan 8-Feb 19 3:15-4:30PM Every 2nd Tue Drop-in MERRITT  Sep 11-Feb 26 3:30-4:30PM Tue Drop-in

_________________________ EXPLORE SCIENCE

Ages: 6+ Explore a different topic each month. Hands-on STEM activities. KAMLOOPS  Oct 13 10:30-11:30AM Sat Drop-in  Oct 14 1:00-2:00PM Sun Drop-in  Nov 3 10:30-11:30AM Sat Drop-in  Nov 4 1:00-2:00PM Sun Drop-in  Dec 1 10:30-11:30AM Sat Drop-in  Dec 2 1:00-2:00PM Sun Drop-in

_________________________ HOT WHEELS

Ages: Families Families will play creating ramps, roads and racetracks for toy cars. KAMLOOPS  Nov 17 10:00AM-12:00PM Sat 2:00-4:00PM Drop-in  Nov 18 1:00-3:00PM Sun Drop-in

HALLOWE’EN SPOOKTACULAR

Ages: Families Put on your costume and join us for some spooktacular fun! KAMLOOPS  Oct 20 2:00-4:00PM Sat Drop-in

_________________________ KIDS’ CORNER

Ages: 5-8 A different activity each week. Parent participation encouraged. KAMLOOPS  Oct 10-Nov 28 3:30-4:30PM Wed Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 10-Nov 28 3:30-4:30PM Wed Registration Required  Jan 16-Feb 27 3:30-4:30PM Wed Registration Required

_________________________ LEGO CLUB

Ages: Families For all children (and their caregivers) who love LEGO! Build, design and create together. KAMLOOPS  Oct 21 1:00-3:00PM Dec 9 Drop-in Dec 30 NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 11-Dec 18 2:00-4:00PM Tue Drop-in  Jan 15-Feb 26 2:00-4:00PM Tue Drop-in BARRIERE  Sep 15-Nov 17 11:00-1:00PM Thu Drop-in LOGAN LAKE  Sep 18 5:00-6:30PM Nov 16 Drop-in Oct 20

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_________________________ SURPRISE SATURDAYS

Ages: Families We won’t let the cat out of the bag for this special family activity. While supplies last. SAVONA  Jul 7-Aug 25 10:30-11:30AM Sat Drop-in

_________________________ FAMILY FORT NIGHT

Ages: Families Come to the library to build a reading fort! Pajamas and pillows are welcome! KAMLOOPS  Nov 22 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

_________________________ SEASONAL CRAFT

Ages: Families Enjoy a seasonal craft at the library! KAMLOOPS  Dec 15 2:00-3:30PM Sat Drop-in CACHE CREEK  Oct 27 10:30am-12:00PM Sat Drop-in  Halloween craft  Dec 1 10:30am-12:00PM Sat Drop-in  Write a Letter to Santa SAVONA  Oct 25 5:30-6:30PM Thu Drop-in  Halloween craft  Nov 29 10:30AM-12:00PM Thu Drop-in  Write a Letter to Santa


TWEEN BOOK CLUB

Ages: 9-12 Meet new friends and new books with our book club for young readers! Attendance at all meetings is recommended. Contact your library to find out the schedule for reading books. KAMLOOPS  Oct 16 3:30-4:30PM Nov 13 Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 4 3:30-4:30PM Nov 1 Registration Required Dec 6 Feb 7 MERRITT  Oct 4 3:30-4:30PM Nov 1 Registration Required Dec 6 Feb 7

_________________________ TWEENS

Ages: 9-12 Just for tweens! A different activity each week. KAMLOOPS  Oct 11-Nov 29 3:30-4:30PM Thu Registration Required SAVONA  Sep 13 5:45-6:45PM Oct 11 Drop-in Nov 8 Dec 13

HOUR OF CODE

Ages: all ages We'll help demystify "code" and show that anybody can learn the basics. Come down to the library and find out how easy it really is. Some equipment provided, but bring your own laptop or tablet if you have one. CACHE CREEK  Jan 19 11:00AM-12:00PM Sat Drop-in

_________________________ TEEN NIGHT

Ages: 12-18 Join us for a variety of fun filled activities just for teens! Contact your library for more information about specific programs. CACHE CREEK  Sep 13 5:45-6:45PM Thu Drop-in SAVONA  Jan 10 5:45-6:45PM Jan 24 Drop-in Feb 7 Feb 21

THE YULE BALL

Ages: 12 to 18 Celebrate the holidays Harry Potter style. Games, food, prizes! House sorting, activities, a photo booth, and a costume contest. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Dec 20 5:30-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

_________________________ ESCAPE THE LIBRARY

Ages: Tweens, Teens, Families The library brings you our version of an Exit Room. Race to find clues, solve puzzles, and unlock mysteries before the clock runs down! Register as an individual or as a group of up to 6—see the teen only sessions below! NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 26 3:30 & 4:15PM Fri Registration Required  Escape from Umbridge’s Office  Oct 27 2:15, 3:00 & 3:45PM Sat Registration Required  Escape from Umbridge’s Office

_________________________ TEEN TIME

Ages: 12 to 18 Join us for a variety of fun filled activities just for teens! MERRITT  Oct 13 2:00-3:00PM Nov 10 Drop-in Dec 8 Jan 12 Feb 9

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NTVIC’S AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM 2:30 pm – 6 pm School Days (closed on half days & in-service days). Starts back up Tuesday September 4. Runs September to June. The school bus picks the children up from Barriere Elementary School and Neqweyqwelsten School in ChuChua, dropping them off right at the After School Program for you!

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Mondays & Wednesday 1pm to 2pm. $1 drop in fee. Everyone welcome.

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YELLOWHEAD COMMUNITY SERVICES Success by 6 BC programs, New Parenthood support programs, Counselling, Social Services, Daycare and Preschool Programs and so much more! Contact YCS at 250-672-9773 or visit www. yellowheadcs.ca

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INTERIOR SAVINGS MOONLIGHT MOVIE NIGHT Fadear Park August 22nd at dusk (by donation)

FAMILY FUN NIGHT PAJAMA PARTY February 17th, 2019 - @ “the Ridge” 5:30pm-9pm (entry by donation) *Bouncy Castle, Movie, Dance, Arts & Crafts, Cake Contest, Concession, Parent Retreat, and more!

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ADULT LITERACY TUTORING

Free confidential tutoring with Bridging to Literacy in reading, writing, basic math, or electronic devices. ASHCROFT Sep-Feb 10:15-12:00PM Tue Drop-in

_________________________ AUTHOR TALK

Join us as we welcome a variety of authors to the TNRL Libraries. NORTH KAMLOOPS Sep 15 3:00-4:30PM Sat Drop-in  Andy Peloquin KAMLOOPS Oct 13 3:00-4:30PM Sat Drop-in  Andy Peloquin KAMLOOPS Nov 21 6:00-7:30PM Wed Drop-in  Rachel Sutton CLEARWATER TBD  Amber Cowie

_________________________ BOOKS & BUGGIES SOCIAL TIME

A casual book club for adults with young children. Enjoy social time & book talk with other grown-ups while your kids have free time in a safe environment. Come prepared to talk about a book or literary topic of your choice. KAMLOOPS Oct 10-Nov 28 Jan 9-Feb 27 11:30-12:30PM Wed Registration Required

BOOKS & BREWS

This non-traditional book club meets at various locations outside the library. Come prepared to talk about a book of your choice. Check the website for themes and locations. VARIOUS LOCATIONS Sep-Feb 6:00-8:00PM 3rd Tue *Register separately for each session

_________________________ SENIORS’ BOOK CLUB

A monthly book club for seniors and older adults. Book clubs meet monthly. A copy of the book will be provided. Pease pick up the book one month in advance. KAMLOOPS Sep-Feb 10:00-11:30AM 4th Wed Registration Required *Dec meeting will take place on Dec 19

_________________________ ARTS & CRAFTS

Come get creative with projects specifically designed for adults! NORTH KAMLOOPS Oct 11 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required Nov 8 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required Jan 17 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

________________________ CHESS CLUB

Organized by the Kamloops Chess Community, this drop-in program is open to all skill levels and ages. KAMLOOPS Sep-Feb 6:00-7:45PM Thu Drop-in

COLOURING & CROSSWORDS

Exercise your brain with crosswords, Sudoku, colouring sheets and more! BLUE RIVER Sep-Feb 4:00-6:45PM Thu Drop-in

________________________ BOOK CLUB

Book clubs meet monthly. A copy of the book will be provided. Limit one book club per patron. KAMLOOPS Sep-Feb 6:00-7:30PM 1st Wed Registration Required *Sep session will be on Sep 12 NORTH KAMLOOPS Sep-Feb 6:00-7:30PM Last Wed Registration Required *Dec session will be on Dec 19 Sep-Feb 1:00-2:30PM 3rd Thu Registration Required BARRIERE Sep-Feb 6:00-7:00PM 2nd Thu Registration Required *Feb session will be on Feb 7 SAVONA Sep-Feb 7:00-8:30PM 1st Tue Registration Required *Sep, Oct & Jan sessions will be on the 2nd Tue

________________________ TNRD TALKS: MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION

Are you curious about what the legalization of marijuana in Canada means? Hear from experts in the field who are here to talk about what this means for residents of the TNRD. KAMLOOPS Oct 17 6:00-7:30PM Wed Drop-in

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CINEMA IN THE STACKS

KAMLOOPS In partnership with the Kamloops Film Society, join us for a prescreening talk prior to the Thursday night film presentation. Oct 11 6-6:45PM Thu Drop-in NORTH KAMLOOPS Enjoy a movie at the library! Details on the website. Oct 30 5:00-7:30PM Thu Drop-in

_________________________ NIDUS LEGAL SEMINAR:

KAMLOOPS, NORTH KAMLOOPS, CACHE CREEK, CLEARWATER & SAVONA: Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry offers the following seminars on personal planning topics: Joint Ownership: the Good, the Bad, & the Risky Dying Without a Will & Tips on Making a Will Consent to Health Care & Facility Care The Planning Continuum: a Will is NOT Enough! Registration Required. Contact the library for dates, times and to register.

_________________________ DEAN’S LECTURE SERIES

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library, in partnership with Thompson Rivers University, welcomes speakers on a variety of topics. KAMLOOPS TBD

_________________________ FLY TYING

Bring your supplies and join fellow enthusiasts tying flies. MERRITT Sep-Feb 6:00-7:30PM Tue Drop-in *No program Sep 4

________________________ COFFEE & CROSSWORDS

Enjoy coffee and exercise your brain with crosswords and more! MERRITT Sep-Feb 11:00-1:00PM Thu Drop-in

CRIB & CARDS

Enjoy a game of crib or cards, with a friend or join a game! LYTTON Oct & Jan 11:00-1:00PM Wed Drop-in *No session Oct 3 MERRITT Sep-Feb 1:00-2:00PM Tue Drop-in

_________________________ CRYSTAL SINGING BOWL MEDITATION

Experience a relaxing, rejuvenating meditation using crystal bowls. Come along on an energy transformation journey of Sound and Harmony. Bring a yoga mat and a small pillow to aid in the session—with Pauline Lynnes, Singer, Songwriter, Artist CHASE Nov 24 1:00-2:00PM Sat Registration Required

_________________________ GARDEN CHAT

Calling all gardeners to this relaxed, information sharing group that enjoys chatting about gardens. CHASE Sep-Feb 4:00-6:00PM Every other Thu Drop-in *Sessions start Sep 6

_________________________ GAMES & GAB

Enjoy board games and good company at the library! LYTTON Nov & Feb 11:00-1:00PM Wed Drop-in *No session Nov 7

________________________ HISTORICAL TALES WITH JAMES MURRAY

Join storyteller James Murray as he shares historical tales about our local communities. KAMLOOPS Sep 13 6:00-7:30PM Wed Drop-in LOGAN LAKE TBD CLEARWATER TBD

INVESTMENT PRINCIPLES & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP SERIES

In partnership with RBC Dominion Securities Inc. A series of four interactive workshops designed to help you understand the investment principles that guide smart financial decisions. Workshops can be attended individually or as a complete series—with Graham Hawley, Investment Advisor. KAMLOOPS Sep 11 6:00-7:30PM Tue Registration Required  Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Interest Oct 9 6:00-7:30PM Tue Registration Required  Financial Markets & Investment Vehicles Nov 13 6:00-7:30PM Tue Registration Required  Asset Classes, Types of Investment Income & Tax Implications Dec 13 6:00-7:30PM Tue Registration Required  The Benefits of Financial Planning

________________________ WELLNESS WORKSHOP

The Library is proud to bring you a variety of wellness seminars by local health professionals. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 25 6:00-7:30PM Tue Registration Required  I Want to Beat My Anxiety; Where Do I Start? —with Becky Blixrud, Certified Health Coach  Oct 24 6:00-7:30PM Wed Registration Required  Mindful Eating & Mindful Movement—Two Keys to Calming the Mind —with Certified Health Coaches Becky Blixrud & Marlene Hibbs KAMLOOPS  Nov 1 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  So You Want To Eat Healthy… Now What? —with Becky Blixrud, Certified Health Coach & Jody Phoenix, Personal Trainer & Somatics Instructor


YARN & YAP

Do you knit, crochet, do needlepoint or cross stitch? Bring your projects to the library! NORTH KAMLOOPS Sep-Feb 12:30-2:00PM Fri Drop-in ASHCROFT Sep-Feb 2:00-4:00PM Wed Drop-in BARRIERE Sep-Nov 1:00-3:00PM Fri Drop-in CACHE CREEK Sep-Feb 10:00-12:00PM Tue Drop-in LYTTON Sep & Dec 11:00-1:00PM Wed Drop-in *No session Sep 5, Dec 5 & 26 LOGAN LAKE Sep-Feb 12:00-4:00PM Fri Drop-in MERRITT Sep-Feb 6:00-7:30PM Wed Drop-in

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_________________________ ESCAPE ROOM

Race to find clues, solve puzzles, and unlock mysteries before the clock runs down! Register as an individual or as a group of up to 6. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 26 Multiple time slots Fri Registration Required  Escape from Umbridge’s Office  Oct 27 Multiple time slots Sat Registration Required  Escape from Umbridge’s Office

________________________ PAINTING

Painting with fellow artists! Bring your art supplies and get creative! MERRITT Sep-Feb 10:00-3:00PM Thu Drop-in

PAINT NIGHT

No professionals, just fun. Come out and make your own masterpiece. SAVONA Nov 15 7:00-8:30PM Thu Registration Required

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Ages: 18+ Test your geeky knowledge in this all out trivia battle! Register in teams of 4-6. LOCATION TBA  Oct 23 7:00-9:00PM Tue Registration Required

_________________________ PUZZLE-MANIA

Compete to see who can be the first team to assemble a 500-piece puzzle. Lots of prizes to be won! Assemble your team and have your team leader register with the library. MERRITT Feb 20 6:00-8:00PM Wed Registration Required

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Join other jigsaw puzzle lovers to work on a variety of puzzles provided by the library. CLEARWATER Sep-Feb 10:00-2:00PM Wed Drop-in

________________________ SENIORS’ TEA

Enjoy music and light refreshments. Part of Interior Savings Unplug & Play Family Literacy Week. NORTH KAMLOOPS Jan 22 2-3:00PM Tue Registration Required KAMLOOPS Jan 26 2-3:00PM Sat Registration Required

WORDS ALIVE COMMUNITY DAY  Oct 19 10:00-8:00PM

Fri Drop-in KAMLOOPS Experience our Poetry Wall. Come by and create a poem or stop in to read what others have written. NORTH KAMLOOPS Create a deconstructed poem! Use text from discarded materials to create something new.

________________________ THEATRE IN THE STACKS: PEACE PLEDGE

In recognition of the U.N. International Day of Peace, join us for a table read of Dr. George M. Johnson's award-winning screenplay "Peace Pledge." KAMLOOPS Sep 20 5:00-7:30PM Thu Drop-in

WRITING WORKSHOP

Each writing workshop will be hosted by a qualified professional and will cover a variety of topics and techniques. CHASE  Sep 15 1:00-3:00PM Sat Registration Required  How to Get the Book You've Always Wanted to Write Out of Your Head and Onto the Page— with Shawn Bird KAMLOOPS  Nov 6 6:00-7:30PM Tue Registration Required  Creative Writing from Picture Books to Screenwriting—with George Johnson

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ANDROID TABLETS & SMARTPHONES

Learn the basics of using a device with an Android Operating System. ASHCROFT  Oct 27 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required CLEARWATER  Oct 19 11:00AM-1:00PM Fri Registration Required LOGAN LAKE  Jan 18 10:00-11:30AM Fri Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 3 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Nov 29 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Jan 10 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Feb 16 10:15-11:45PM Sat Registration Required SAVONA  Oct 20 10:30AM-12:00PM Sat Registration Required

_________________________ BASIC COMPUTING SKILLS

A course for computer novices. Topics will include: basic parts of a computer, the Windows Operating System, terminology of computing, and using a mouse. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 26 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Oct 18 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Dec 1 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required  Jan 2 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Feb 5 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

An overview of digital photography and imaging. We recommend that participants be proficient with the Windows Operating System and file management. LOGAN LAKE  Sep 28 10:00-11:30AM Fri Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Nov 15 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Dec 12 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Jan 19 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required  Feb 19 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required

_________________________ EBOOKS

An introduction to our Library to Go service and how to find and borrow eBooks. We will also look at eReaders, eBook software, and other places to obtain eBooks. ASHCROFT  Jan 26 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 6 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Nov 6 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required  Jan 22 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required

_________________________ EXCEL

Learn a basic understanding of the use and features of Microsoft Excel including: program interface, basic spreadsheet structure, entering formulas, and creating graphs.

NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 5 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Nov 1 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Jan 12 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required  Feb 7 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

_________________________ FILES & FOLDERS

Learn file management strategies to help you have a better organized system and to become better at finding your information. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 13 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required  Nov 27 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required  Jan 30 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Feb 28 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

_________________________ INTERNET SECURITY

The Internet is an excellent information resource, but it can also contain potential hazards. This course will discuss some ways to minimize risks through good privacy and security practices. LOGAN LAKE  Nov 9 10:00-11:30AM Fri Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Nov 17 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required  Jan 24 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Feb 27 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required


IPAD, IPHONE, IPOD TOUCH

Learn the basics of using a device that runs Apple’s iOS operating system. CLEARWATER  Sep 7 11:00AM-1:00PM Fri Registration Required NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 17 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Dec 6 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Jan 3 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Feb 9 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required LOGAN LAKE  Apr 13 10:00-11:30AM Fri Registration Required

_________________________ TECH QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Get answers to some of your technology-related questions. Feel free to bring your laptop, smartphone, tablet, eReader, or other device to the session. LOGAN LAKE  Oct 26 10:00-11:30AM Fri Registration Required  Dec 7 10:00-11:30AM Fri Registration Required  Feb 15 10:00-11:30AM Fri Registration Required

_________________________ TECH SESSIONS

Join us for a new topic every week! Learn about social media, email, ebooks, and more. Call the library to register and for the week’s topic. MERRITT  Sep-Feb 1:00-3:00PM Thu Registration Required

ONLINE SHOPPING

The internet can afford many shopping opportunities. We will examine the things to consider before shopping online. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Nov 22 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

_________________________ WEB-BASED EMAIL

Learn to set up and use a free webbased email account. We ask that patrons have a basic understanding of computers or have taken the Basic Computing Skills course before taking this course. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 4 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Oct 31 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Jan 16 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Feb 14 10:15-11:45AM Thu Registration Required

_________________________ WINDOWS 10

Learn how to use the Start menu, organize tiles, and search for files, apps, and settings. Participants should have basic computing skills before registering for this course. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Oct 6 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required  Nov 20 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required  Dec 13 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Jan 23 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Feb 21 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

WORD PROCESSING

This course will provide a basic understanding of the use and features of Microsoft Word 2013. It is recommended that participants have basic computing skills and some knowledge of typing. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 4 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required  Oct 25 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Jan 5 10:15-11:45AM Sat Registration Required  Jan 31 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required

_________________________ WORLD WIDE WEB

This course is an introduction to one of the most popular Internet resources, the World Wide Web. NORTH KAMLOOPS  Sep 27 6:00-7:30PM Thu Registration Required  Oct 24 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required  Jan 8 10:15-11:45AM Tue Registration Required  Feb 13 10:15-11:45AM Wed Registration Required

_________________________ TECH 1 ON 1

Our 30-60 minute coaching sessions will help you with your technology needs. Multiple time slots are available on each day. Please inform the library of what you would like to cover in your coaching session when you book it. Registration Required Contact the library for dates and times and to register.

WE CAN FIX IT, IT’S WHAT WE DO

pcdoctor.ca • 778.470.5548


WEDNESDAYS WEDNESDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 12 12 McClure, McClure, Pine Pine Grove Grove Rd. Rd.

3:45-4:15 3:45-4:15 p.m. p.m.

Little Little Fort Fort Community Community Hall Hall

6:00-7:30 6:00-7:30 p.m. p.m.

THURSDAYS THURSDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 13 13 Avola Avola Post Post Office Office

10:00-11:00 10:00-11:00 a.m. a.m.

Vavenby Vavenby Post Post Office Office

12:30-2:00 12:30-2:00 p.m. p.m.

Vavenby Vavenby School School (during (during school school year) year)

2:15-2:45 2:15-2:45 p.m. p.m.

Birch Birch Island Island Dee’s Dee’s Store Store

3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00 p.m. p.m.

FRIDAYS FRIDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 14 14 Heffley Heffley Lake Lake Rd. Rd. & & Tod Tod Mtn. Mtn. Rd. Rd.

12:00-12:30 12:00-12:30 p.m. p.m.

Whitecroft Whitecroft Village, Village, Cahilty Cahilty Rd. Rd.

12:45-1:30 12:45-1:30 p.m. p.m.

Sun Sun Peaks Peaks

2:00-3:30 2:00-3:30 p.m. p.m.

WEDNESDAYS WEDNESDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 19 19 Pinantan Pinantan (at (at school) school)

9:00-11:00 9:00-11:00 a.m. a.m.

THURSDAYS THURSDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 20 20 Monte Monte Lake Lake Store Store

10:00-11:00 10:00-11:00 a.m. a.m.

Westwold Westwold (at (at school) school)

11:15-1:00 11:15-1:00 p.m. p.m.

Pritchard Pritchard Trailer Trailer Park, Park, Foort Foort Rd. Rd.

2:45-4:00 2:45-4:00 p.m. p.m.

FRIDAYS FRIDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 21 21 Lac Lac Le Le Jeune, Jeune, Meadow Meadow Creek Creek Rd. Rd. & & Lac Lac 11:00-12:00 11:00-12:00 p.m. p.m. Le Le Jeune Jeune Rd. Rd. Walhachin Walhachin Sunnymeade Sunnymeade Square Square

2:00-2:45 2:00-2:45 p.m. p.m.

Thompson Thompson River River Estates, Estates, Thompson Thompson River River Dr. Dr. & & TCH TCH

3:00-4:00 3:00-4:00 p.m. p.m.

THURSDAYS THURSDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 27 27

TUESDAYS Sahali Centre Mall

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Westsyde Save-On-Foods

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Quilchena Quilchena Hotel Hotel

12:00-12:45 12:00-12:45 p.m. p.m.

Lower Lower Nicola, Nicola, Courtesy Courtesy Corner Corner Store Store

1:30-2:30 1:30-2:30 p.m. p.m. *after *after Jan Jan 17 17 2:00pm-3:00pm 2:00pm-3:00pm 4:30-6:00 4:30-6:00 p.m. p.m.

WEDNESDAYS Rayleigh, Rae-Mor Park

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Spences Spences Bridge Bridge Post Post Office Office

Heffley Creek Hall

2:15-3:15 p.m.

FRIDAYS FRIDAYS every every three three weeks, weeks, starting starting Sept Sept 28 28

SATURDAYS

South South Green Green Lake Lake Fire Fire Hall Hall

10:00-11:00 10:00-11:00 a.m. a.m.

Tournament Capital Centre

10:00-12:00 p.m.

70 70 Mile Mile Store Store

11:30-12:30 11:30-12:30 p.m. p.m.

Juniper Ridge, Juniper Park

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Loon Loon Lake Lake Community Community Hall Hall

2:15-3:00 2:15-3:00 p.m. p.m.

BC Wildlife Park

2:30-3:30 p.m.

20 20 Mile, Mile, Loon Loon Lk Lk Road Road & & Hwy Hwy 97 97

3:30-4:00 3:30-4:00 p.m. p.m.

If you would like to advertise in the upcoming Spring/Summer TNRD Library Activity Guide, please contact

Don Levasseur, Advertising Consultant

778-471-7530 don@kamloopsthisweek.com


69TH ANNUAL

NORTH THOMPSON FALL FAIR & BCRA ‘POLARIS’ CHAMPIONSHIP RODEO FINALS

BARRIERE, BC • SEPTEMBER 1, 2, & 3, 2018

We’re Beefin’ It Up!

With Cowboy Boots & Country Roots “Fun for the Whole Herd” 3 Days BCRA Polaris Championship Rodeo Finals 3 Days Laughing Logger Lumberjack Shows • Pony Chariot & Chuckwagon Racing • Parades • Lawn Tractor Races • Dances Cowboy Concert • Kid’s Zone • Magician • Clown • Entertainment Concessions • Exhibit Hall • Commercial Booths 4-H Competitions • Livestock Shows & more...

• All Requisitions Accepted • No Appointment Necessary • FREE Covered Parking • Open During Lunch Hour • Two X-Ray Machines • Minimal Wait Time

Admission: Adults: $15 Seniors / Students: $10 3-Day Pass: $40 10 & Under: Free Parking: FREE Weekend Dry Camping: $40 LEAVE YOUR DOGS SAFE AT HOME!

Monday—Saturday • 9am—5pm Located in the Lower Level of the Lansdowne Village Mall

107-450 Lansdowne Street www.fallfair-rodeo.com

Call: 250-377-0773

ALL AROUND GAMERZ VIRTUAL REALITY

(778) 220-1869 www.Allaroundgamerz.com 101 - 1150 Hillside Drive, Kamloops, BC

Photo: Sarah Robillard

AAGZ offers more than 40 game titles ranging from Job Simulator, Space Pirate Trainer and Superhot! AAGZ has something for ALL AGES including Grandpa & Grandma! Pricing starts at $10 (15 mins) to $40 (1 Hour) COME IN AND BE BEAMED INTO A DIFFERENT REALITY!!! Our Trained Staff will walk you through the controls allowing you to have the best VR experience possible. See you soon!! Gift Cards and Birthday/Staff Party pricing available

• Custom helium balloons • Birthday Parties • Large corporate parties • Bachelorette/wedding decor • Baby showers • Bridal showers • Kids and Adult clothing • Gifts • And so much more! 404 Victoria St | 250.377.7272 Find us on Facebook!


INDOOR SOCCER

Registration Now Open! Learn how to improve your individual soccer technical skills in this fast paced most popular indoor soccer sport in North America. Our heated/ air conditioned facility offers, locker rooms, concession/bar, pro shop and a full time licensed coaching staff.

All age related programs based on 2019 Birthdate

MINI PROGRAM SATURDAYS: AGES 4-7

YOUTH LEAGUES

SATURDAYS: 8-9 YEARS MONDAYS: 10-11 YEARS WEDNESDAYS: 12+ YEARS

ADULT PROGRAM LADIES’ OPEN LADIES’ REC MEN’S OPEN MEN’S REC: MEN’S 45+ CO-ED SOCCER

FAMILY DISCOUN T & MULTIPROGRAM DISCOUN TS AVAILABLE

BUBBLE SOCCER

Come play the latest craze in team sports!

Great for birthdays, stag & stagette parties, corporate team building and sport team parties or just get some friends and have a great time and a great work out. All bookings are run by our trained Bubble Soccer staff where safety and FUN are our main objectives. We have various sized bubbles for youth and adults. Our instructors will show you various games such as Sumo, Quarter Back Sac, and of course Bubble Soccer.

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFO

SOCCERQUEST.CA OR CALL 250-554-GOAL 1224 - 8th Street, Kamloops, B.C.

Thompson-Nicola Regional Library Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Program Guide  

Start planning your fall and winter fun today! All programs are FREE. All 13 TNRL branches in the region host programs and activities. Ha...

Thompson-Nicola Regional Library Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Program Guide  

Start planning your fall and winter fun today! All programs are FREE. All 13 TNRL branches in the region host programs and activities. Ha...

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