Let's Get Excited About School! 🎒🏫
With a new school year just around the corner, why not borrow some books to get your child(ren) in the mood to learn! 

Whether they’re about to start kindergarten and have some jitters about their first day or are returning to school with anticipation, reading books about others’ experiences is a fun way to get prepared. Try out these recent titles:

For anyone who can’t wait to go to school.

What would the perfect school be like?

Are you nervous about your first day?

For more titles, browse our booklist:
Find Your Next Read 📚
New Booklist:
Books that will make you
love reading

We all get into reading slumps sometimes. To get back into books, try picking up one of these compelling and hard-to-put-down titles!

Included are novels from a variety of different genres and themes. Read a bit about each book to find one you think you will enjoy.

If none of these hits the mark, you can always get a personalized suggestion from library staff here.
Summer Reading Club
Come down to the library during our open hours and sign up for the Squamish Summer Reading Club!

Upcoming Themes:
  • This week's theme is STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math)
  • And next we have Outdoor & Nature

Join our fun competitions:
  • Drawing & colouring contests
  • Lego building contests
  • Photography contests, and more!

And don't miss the family friendly scavenger hunts every Saturday this August.

Stay updated by following the Squamish Summer Reading Club on Facebook.

All school-aged children are welcome to join this free program. More info Here.
Upcoming Events & Programs
Get Creative
Art Hour with the Library
Wednesday // September 1 // 7 - 8 pm

Come make art together!
In this hour, we will watch a short video on a specific art technique or skill, practice together, and share our art projects with the group.

Everyone welcome. Free and online.

Registration:
Email library@squamish.ca to sign up.
Community Book Club
Jonny Appleseed
Thursday // September 23 // 7 - 8:30 pm

In September we are celebrating Pride! In collaboration with Pride Squamish, we will be discussing Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Free and online.
Storytime:
Outdoor Family Storytime in the Park
Wednesdays at 4:00 pm
Wednesdays at 5:00 pm
Fridays at 10:00 am

In-person Family Storytimes are back! Join us outside at the O’Siyam Pavilion for a half-hour Storytime. Outdoor storytimes will be taking place until the end of September.

Location: O’Siyam Pavilion at Junction Park, Downtown Squamish

Prerecorded Storytime Videos for all ages are available on our Squamish Library Facebook page. You can watch all past Storytime videos here.
World Book Discover
Resources for differentiated learning for grade
6 - 12, ESL/ ELL, learning disabled, reluctant learners including read-aloud and text translation.

Access for free with your Squamish Public Library card - simply enter your library card bar code!

Browse more databases accessible with your library card Here.
United Way "Hi Neighbour" Survey
United Way wants to better understand your experiences at the neighbourhood level. Every community has a unique feel - and this survey aims to better understand how residents interact, build relationships, and participate in the everyday part of community life.

Please consider taking this survey to help United Way learn more about Squamish neighbourhoods: Complete Survey.

Respondents will be entered into a draw to win $50 gift cards.
For more information or questions about the Squamish Hi Neighbour initiative please click here.
Visiting Library Service Serves Homebound Patrons
Our new Visiting Library Service provides free home delivery of library materials & resources to homebound seniors or Elders.

For more info and to register,
or contact the library at visitinglibrary@squamish.ca or 604-892-3110.
FOYER Gallery:
KAY AUSTEN
‘Back to the Garden’
Ceramic Wall Sconces, Garden Urns and Orbs 


LIN TAYLOR
‘Back to the Garden’
Quilt and Felt Art