Written by:Monika SeymourThursday, October 18, 2012
Thanksgiving is past and it’s nearly Hallowe’en. The upcoming Saturday children’s craft programs are planning ghostly and bewitching projects to decorate your home. On Saturday October 20th, both the Victoria Avenue Library and the Chippawa Branch have scheduled activities, with spaces still available for boys and girls 6 years and up. Call the library or go online to register in advance. There is a $2 fee to cover materials. Stamford Branch will offer a craft & story program on Saturday October 27th. The annual Hallowe’en Parade and Party will be offered at the Victoria Avenue Library and the Chippawa and Community Centre Branches on Saturday 27th. All ages are invite to come dressed up in costume for the annual “Parade of Costumes”. Times vary – so check with the library (905-356-4053) or online @ www.nflibrary.ca.
A few weeks back we mentioned the Regional Chair Early Years Niagara Literary Award and can now confirm that the books will be read aloud on TVCOGECO: Thursday October 18th at 6:00 PM, Sunday October 21st at 2:00 PM. Families are encouraged to read the books together and vote on their favourite. Voting takes place until November 10th, 2012 at all public libraries, Ontario Early Years Centres and regional child care centres throughout Niagara. You can also vote online at www.earlyyearsniagara.org.
With this month’s “Canadian Library Month theme as inspiration ("libraries connect"), NFPL will be hosting a Niagara Movie Fest - featuring movies shot in Niagara Falls or about Niagara Falls - next week October 22nd –26th. Several of them are classics, and of course there are numerous others we have not included, but which are available in our library collection. Come and celebrate our great City and its cultural and natural beauty!
The movie schedule is as follows:
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