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Issue No. 57, April 2023 
Musical Instruments at the Library

Want to learn to play the ukulele? We can help! NWPL has recently launched our first musical instrument collection with 30 borrowable ukuleles! Put one on hold (we even have left-handed models) and get strumming. It's the perfect accompaniment to a spring picnic!

Learn About Our New Public Art and Artist
We are thrilled to introduce Rain Pierre, who will be creating a piece of public art to adorn the library! Come and learn about Rain's process, his work, and how your engagement can help shape the new artwork we will enjoy long into the future. Coming up early next month, May 6, at 2-4 pm.
Book Launch - Ordinary Light by Cynthia Sharp
Partnering with the Royal City Literary Arts Society and the League of Canadian Poets, we are thrilled to present the launch of Cynthia Sharp's new book of poetry, Ordinary Light. Celebrating Earth Day, and National Poetry Month, and the release of the book, the event will involve no less than three former and current New Westminster Poet Laureates! April 22, 2-4 pm.
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One eRead Canada - Tatouine
Join readers across Canada for One eRead Canada's choice this April - Tatouine by Jean-Christophe Réhel. Unlimited eBook copies are available of this touching novel that is both mirthful and melancholy, light and memorable, and shows the importance of imagination in our lives.
April Artist: Steve Vanden-Eykel
Steve Vanden-Eykel’s evocative small-town photographic portraits in The BC By Night Tour show BC like you’ve never seen before! Using long exposure and dramatic viewpoints, Steve has captured intriguing nighttime vistas. Included is the last portrait of Lytton taken before the fire!
Earth Day
Walk30 - April 10 to May 14, 2023
Celebrate Earth Day by committing to active transportation. Join Walk30, a friendly challenge between walkers in New Westminster, Burnaby, North Vancouver and Vancouver! Sign up to walk at least 30 minutes a day, and help New West bring home the Golden Shoephy!
Read for Climate Change
One action to take for Earth Day (April 22) is to commit to learning about the facts around climate change. Take a look at some of the titles on this list
CaRT Peer Navigators
If you are struggling and need support, our new Community and Resource Team (CaRT) can help you get sorted. These peer navigators with lived experience are available for weekly drop-ins to work with you one-on-one to achieve your goals. Every Wednesday 11-2, upstairs in the Ash Street Room. Questions?

Holidays and Service Notes

Chag Pesach Sameach on April 5 to all who observe Passover!
We will be closed for Good Friday, April 7 as well as Easter Sunday and Monday, April 9 & 10. Happy Easter!
All opening hours and updates are posted HERE.
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