“A special event to celebrate family literacy for ALL AGES – from early years to seniors. Join us for a night of pizza, writing, storytelling and making! We will be creating books with family stories, written from our roots. Writing stations, prompts and all materials provided. Brought to you by the Fernie Heritage Library and Fernie Early Years Team
REGISTRATION REQUIRED (or for more info) email email@example.com. Limited spaces available.”
January 24th, 5:30-7:30pm
at Fernie Heritage Library
If you want to learn about the history of Fernie Heritage Library, I suggest taking a few minutes to do so because the story is fascinating, to say the least. When I read the history of the library I was surprised at how much of a community effort it was and continues to be so to this day.
The very last part was my favourite:
Fernie Heritage Library is a monument to Fernie community spirit. Hundreds of thousands of dollars and uncounted hours of volunteer labour turned a worthy but tired city property into a legacy for future generations of Fernieites.”
I love it when people come together, and in this case through many generations, to create something beautiful. Who knew that community, the thing I tried to get away from as a 20 year old, would be the thing that makes my eyes teary – in a happy way.
From the Facebook event page:
“Dickens’ Christmas Party: Saturday, Dec 22nd, 2:00-4:00 pm
Join us for cider, stories, treats, and activities for all ages. This annual library event is a wonderful chance to connect with your neighbours. The afternoon concludes with a rousing community Christmas carol led by local community musicians. All are welcome.”
I’m a big believer in the Fernie Heritage Library and their programs but this is, honestly, one I try to avoid because it’s so popular. I’m not a fan of so many people in tight spaces. But I do know it’s a good time and hosted by amazing people.
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