What’s happening at the Delta Libraries during the week of May 1 – 6?

Everyone wants to know how to save their money!  Learn 75 Ways to Save on Household Expenses at the Tsawwassen Library on Thursday, May 4 from 7 pm – 8:30 pm.  Financial Educator Catherine Ching from the Credit counselling Society will share practical and easy ways to reduce utility, cable, phone and internet bills; reduce your grocery bills; trim your personal expenses and more.  Registration is required so call or visit to register.


Baby teeth influence a child’s health and development, not only assisting with smiling, chewing and speaking, but they guide the placement of permanent teeth as they come in.  Start your infant off with good oral care!  On Monday, May 1, from 11:30 am – 12 pm, the George Mackie Library presents Baby Oral Health Workshop,  a fun, informative and interactive session for parents and young kids to learn how to properly car for teeth at an early age.   The same clinic will be held on Friday, May 5 at the Tsawwassen Library and the Ladner Pioneer Library, at 11 am  and 1:30 pmrespectively.


What else is happening at the Delta Libraries?


Wind Down to Bedtime Storytime

Thursdays, May 4 – June 29, 7 pm – 7:30 pmGeorge Mackie Library

Is your child ready for bed?  Not until they wind down at storytime!  Join us every Thursday night for specially chosen bedtime stories, breathing exercises, songs and some sleepy yoga poses.  Wear your pajamas and bring your favourite stuffy.


Paws 4 Stories

Saturday, May 6, June 17, July 15, August 19, 2 pm – 3 pmGeorge Mackie Library

Paws 4 Stories is a St. John’s Ambulance Therapy Dog Community Service that promotes improvement in children’s reading skills.  When a child reads with a dog, they start to relax and forget about feeling nervous about reading.  Dogs make very supportive listeners!  Therapy dogs and their volunteers will listen to children who want to practice reading aloud.  This is a free program forages 6 and up.  Space is limited!  Please register by phone or in person after 10 am on the day of the program for your 15-minute reading session.


Spanish Conversation Circle

Tuesday, May 2, 16, 30, 7 pm – 8:30 pmTsawwassen Library

Join our free drop-in Spanish Conversation Circle for adults who want to meet people and practice speaking Spanish in a friendly, relaxed environment.


Uke ‘n Play – Ukulele Basics

Thursday, May 4, 7 pm – 8:30 pmLadner Pioneer Library

Ever wanted to learn more about that joy-inducing instrument – the ukulele?  Well, this workshop is for you!  We will look at the history and the different kinds of ukes, go over the basics of the instrument and learn how to read chord charts.  We will even learn a few songs!  You will leave this workshop with a good understanding of the ukulele and a song in your heart.  Ukuleles will be provided and registration is required.