LIBRARY MUSINGS: Reminder of library's full activities

Grand Forks and District Public Library
By Grand Forks and District Public Library
May 20th, 2015

Every once in a while, I think it’s a good idea to remind you all of the wonderful recurring programs that we have at the library. We’ve got storytime every Friday morning (10:30-11:00 am);

  • Chess Club on Tuesdays (4-7 pm) and Saturdays (3-4:30 pm);
  • Kids Knitting on Thursdays (3:45-5:15 pm); Adult Knitting on Saturdays (1:15-2:45 pm);
  • Conversational Spanish Club on Tuesdays (6:30-7:30 pm);
  • Tech Cafe – for any computer/tablet/smartphone/etc help you might need – on Tuesdays (6-7 pm);
  • Community Learning Place – free literacy help, in partnership with CBAL – on Tuesdays (2-5 pm);
  • Genealogy Group on the first Wednesday of the month (10 am);
  • Writer’s Guild on the third Thursday of the month (6 pm);
  • and our Grand Forks monthly bookclub (last Thursday of the month at 7 pm)
  • and Christina Lake monthly bookclub (last Wednesday of the month at the Christina Lake Welcome Centre at 1:30 pm). 

Hopefully there’s something  there that will interest you!


If you’ve got any kids DVDs that are in good condition (i.e. you haven’t been using them as frisbees) that you are no longer watching, please consider donating them to us!

Gardening Talk

Join Val Rich on Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 pm for an informal discussion on gardening in Grand Forks – what works, what doesn’t…and what will those deer really leave alone?!


If you love Lego, then you’ll want to be at the library on Friday, May 29 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. We have (I think) just about every kind of piece you could ever hope for!

Top Ten Most Popular Young Adult books

  1. Allegiant (Veronica Roth)
  2. Uncaged (John Sandford)
  3. When Everything Feels Like the Movies (Raziel Reid)
  4. The Death of Us (Alice Kuipers)
  5. Divergent (Veronica Roth)
  6. To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
  7. Broken Hearts, Fences, and Other Things to Mend (Katie Finn)
  8. Dark Metropolis (Jaclyn Dolamore)
  9. Redeemed (PC Cast)
  10. Shiver – Book 1 (Maggie Stiefvater)

Top Five Most Popular Juvenile Fiction books

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (JK Rowling)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (JK Rowling)
  3. My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish (Mo O’Hara)
  4. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul – Book 9 (Jeff Kinney)
  5. The Red Pyramid – The Kane Chronicles Series Book  1 (Rick Riordan)

For more information on any of these programs, to read staff reviews, or to find books, DVDs, magazines and much more, visit our website at www.grandforks.bclibrary.ca.