Workshop Series with Tsawaysia Spukwus
June is Indigenous History Month!

To celebrate, the Library will be hosting Tsawaysia Spukwus of the Squamish Nation for a series of hands-on workshops including wool weaving and drum making

All workshops are free and online, and all materials will be provided for participants!
There are three different dates for each workshop. Choose the one that’s best for you.

This workshop series is possible in part thanks to the Squamish Arts Council.
Find your next Read:
An Anti-Racism Reading List

The province has proclaimed May 23 - 29 Anti-Racism Awareness Week. 

Reading is a great way to grow your awareness! Our have staff put together an
Anti-Racist Reading List:
Books about Race and Racism for Kids
These books are both fiction and non-fiction and look at different aspects of race and ethnicity, including discrimination and racism.

Children’s books are one of the most effective and practical tools for initiating critical conversations, and can also be used to model what it means to resist and dismantle oppression.
Upcoming Events & Programs
Indigenous History Month
Wool Weaving Workshop
Tuesday, June 15 or
Wednesday, June 16 or
Thursday, June 17
6:30 - 8 pm on Zoom

Hands-on wool weaving workshop with Tsawaysia Spukwus of the Squamish Nation.

This program is free and online, and all materials will be provided for participants!

Everyone is welcome to attend, and registration is required. 
Indigenous History Month
Drum Making Workshop
Tuesday, June 22 or
Wednesday, June 23 or
Thursday, June 24
6:30 - 8 pm on Zoom

Hands-on drum making workshop with Tsawaysia Spukwus of the Squamish Nation.

This program is free and online, and all materials will be provided for participants!

Everyone is welcome to attend, and registration is required. 
Community Book Club
Indians on Vacation by Thomas King
Thursday, June 24, 7 - 8:30 pm

June is Indigenous History Month, and we will be discussing Indians on Vacation by Thomas King. Everyone is welcome to attend.

To sign up, email library@squamish.ca
WorkBC Event
Self-Employment Program Information Session
Wednesday, June 25, 11 am - 12 pm
Online on Zoom

Do you have a business idea? Are you unemployed and looking for a different way to make a living?
The YMCA Self-Employment program can help you gain the right knowledge, tools and resources to start your own business today!
Weekly Live Storytimes
Come join us for weekly stories, songs, rhymes, movements, and puppets in our fun and interactive live Storytimes online on Zoom:

Kids age 3-5
Wednesdays at 4:30 pm

Great for toddlers, but all ages are welcome
Wednesdays at 5:30 pm

Newborn - 18 month old
Fridays at 10 am (Not on Friday, April 02)

Registration is required:
Please email library@squamish.ca to sign up.

Prerecorded Storytime Videos for all ages are being posted every Tuesday morning on our Squamish Library Facebook page.
You can watch all past Storytime videos here.
Calling all Squamish Poets: Haiku Contest
Get out your pens, pencils, crayons and markers. It's Raining Poetry needs your haikus!

Haiku is an ancient Japanese poetry tradition celebrating nature and the seasons. A haiku is just three lines long; five, seven and five syllables, respectively.

Send your Haiku directly to itsrainingpoetry@gmail.com before midnight on June 30, 2021, for a chance to have your poem displayed. There are a few rules, you’ll want to know before you start.

-  Entries are accepted by anyone currently living in Squamish.
-   Haikus only, max. entry of three haikus
-   Include a short bio with your age and what inspired your haiku. (Age categories: kids under 12 yrs, youth 13-19yrs, and adults).


PS: If you are looking for some inspiration, check out our Poetry Booklist 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.
Spring Go By Bike Week: May 31 - June 6
Go By Bike Week is happening next week! 🚵‍♂️ 🚴‍♀️

Get ready to pedal some kilometres between May 31 and June 6 for a chance to win great prizes!
This Spring, any bike trip counts! Commute, leisure, errands, etc! Sign up at gobybikebc.ca

Play Squamish Bike Bingo for a chance to win prizes from local businesses.
Pick up a Bike Bingo card at the library or download one here.
FOYER Gallery:
LORNA MOFFAT
‘Colour, Pattern, Texture’
Stitched and appliquéd textile art  


STEPHANIE LOWE
‘Small Wonders’ –
Small narrative ceramic sculpture