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Rossland Public Library news and information

Interested in joining RPL Board of Trustees, attend AGM at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 11 at the library

Annual General Meeting

Rossland Public Library cardholders with a keen interest in library services, collections, technologies, and programs are invited to join our Board of Trustees.

If you are interested, please come to our AGM at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 11, at the library. For more information, call us at 250-362-7611 or email director@rossland.bclibrary.ca. A full description of the Trustees’ roles and responsibilities is available at https://rossland.bc.libraries.coop/files/2020/04/RPL-Trustee-Application-.pdf.

Programming News

Spring Fling continues Tuesday afternoons from 3-4 p.m.

Books and Babies is Fridays from 11-11:30 a.m.

We are looking for homebound people to sign up for book delivery once a month. If you are interested, please email coordinator@rossland.bclibrary.ca or call 250-362-7611.

On May 13, from 6-8 p.m., join us for Paint Space with Julie MacDermott. Paint Space is being held to raise money for our collection and programming. Paint supplies are provided, just bring yourself and a few friends to have a great night with our resident artist, Julie.

Suggested donation is $10.

Please join us on May 20, from 6-8 p.m., for a free mending class with Solange.

On May 26, 6 p.m., and May 28, 2 p.m., join Lisa Matthews in Harry’s Room for Soothing Anxiety with Craniosacral Therapy, a free community talk on the mind-body connection and anxiety. Learn how to bring more ease, peace, and calm into your life.

Our library is working hard to enhance our collection and offer new and exciting programs for our community. Please consider donating. You can donate online through our CanHelps page, make a purchase off our wish list at Goldrush Bookstore, participate in our Ferraro Foods Gift Card Fundraiser, or bring us your bottles and cans.

We also accept cash, cheque, or e-transfer. Your donation immediately makes a difference in your community and is greatly appreciated!

Reach out to director@rossland.bclibrary.ca for more information.

Book Clubs: On May 25, from 6:30-8 p.m., Raven Reads will discuss Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir, The Glass Castle. For more information, contact us at info@rossland.bclibrary.ca.

The next Indigenous Book Club meeting is Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m., to discuss From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle.

Books of My Life: Have you enjoyed reading “Books of My Life” interviews? Do you love reading and sharing your favourites? If so, please consider participating in a “Books of My Life” interview (See page 12) .

For more information, email rplpublicrelations@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from readers of all ages.

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