The Fernie Heritage Library has another great month of activities offering events for all age groups for January.
Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:15 a.m., the Library offers Toddlertime. Infants under the age of two are invited to enjoy singing, simple stories and finger plays for babies and their caregivers.
Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon, children from ages three to five are invited to come to the library and participate in stories, singing and activities for preschoolers and their caregivers.
Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., the Fernie Library offers Knits and Knots, where they invite children ages eight and over to join in on some yarn-y fun. The same age group is also invited to attend Charadians on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., where drama is in demand.
Thursdays are Lego Club from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., participants must register for the event and there is a new challenge every week for contestants aged seven and above.
Jan. 8 at 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. is the Red Cedar Book Club for children from grades four to six; new members are always welcome.
The Library invites children aged seven and over to FUN Friday on Jan. 15 between 1 and 2:30 p.m.
Teenspace is Jan. 7 and 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This program offers teenagers a non-judgmental environment where they are encouraged to set up activities on their own with support from the library staff.
For the young at heart, the library offers Senior Storytime with Ms. Anie Hepher. The event will take place at the Rocky Mountain Village Serenity Room, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to this all-ages event.
The Library offers programs aimed at the whole community as well – Tea and Talk Book Club will be on Jan. 29 at 1:30 p.m. and the group will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. On Jan. 15 the Booked! Fernie Writers’ Series presents Raziel Reid, the event will be on When Everything Feels like the Movies with live music from The Burn-ins, and a cash bar. The Library will celebrate Family Literacy Day with Storyfeast on Jan. 27.
There will also be special programming on Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Local Author, Pepper Couëlle-Sterling will be launching her children’s book, Secrets of the Painted Door, published by Oolichan Books. The event will also include readings, refreshments and crafts.