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Issue No. 10,  January 2020  

In this Issue:

2019 Recommended Reading
We canvassed the staff for recommend titles enjoyed in 2019. Be sure to check out both the Fiction and Non-Fiction lists.
January Computer Classes
Word Basics: Jan 22, 1:30-3:00
Tech Time: Jan 23, 1:30-3:00
File Management: Jan 29, 1:30-3:00
Android Essentials: Jan 30, 1:30-3:00
New Year Resolutions? There's a program for that!

Holiday Money Hangover!

Anita Moore, Financial Educator from the Credit Counselling Society, will help tackle the post-holiday spending spree with interactive and practical tips to get your finances back on track for 2020.
January 8, 7:00-8:30. More info

How to Quit Facebook

Some folks want to simplify their social media life. Join Christopher Koth, NWPL's Manager of Programs and Community Development who'll review the pros and cons as well as the options available to deactivate or delete your facebook account! 
January 21, 1:30-3:00. More info

Declutter Your Life for 2020 (but keep the chocolate)

Professional organizer and self-avowed chocoholic, Elinor Warkentin from Goodbye Clutter, presents an evening of trends, helpful tips and strategies to attack the physical and mental clutter in your life. 
January 23, 7:00-8:30. More info

Diets and Nutrition: Let's Get Real!

Registered dietitian, Whitney Hussain, separates scientific fact from fad-diet fiction, giving proven nutritional advice that will last far beyond 2020.
January 28, 6:30-8:00More info

Newcomers and ESL Programs

ESL Conversation Circles

Join other English language learners in our weekly drop-in ESL Conversation Circles in the Auditorium at the Main Branch.
Fridays 10:30-12:00 (women only)
Saturdays 10:30-12:00 (everyone welcome)

How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship (in Farsi)

During this workshop you will learn about citizenship eligibility, which documents you need in order to complete your citizenship package, and how to complete your citizenship application. Presented in Farsi, in partnership with SUCCESS. 
January 18, 10:00-12:00. More info

Spark! Ignite Your Business Series

Using Email So Customers Will Love You!
How often should you send emails? How can you get the most opens? Email is still by far the best way to convert prospects into customers, but only if you do it right. Join the NWPL and the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce for short, tip-filled presentation and group discussion about what works for businesses right now. 
January 15, 8:00-9:00 AMMore info

New Westminster Historical Society

Another Miscellaneous Start to the New Year
Join us for a program that will include intriguing photographs including some close-up views of the City, a selection of research tales that offer very interesting results, and some historical accounts.
January 15, 7:00-8:30 PM. More info


Fun, Literally!
Kids aged 7 -12 are invited to have fun, literally! as we play fun and engaging games at the Queensborough Branch.  This is a supervised drop-in program.
Every Wednesday starting January 22, from 3:30-4:30. More info
Little Smarties

Kids aged 6-9 can take part in a variety of fun STEAM activities on Tuesdays at the Main Branch in our Little Smarties drop-in! Engineer with KEVA planks and LEGO, get creative with crafts, and more.
Every Tuesday starting January 14, 3:30-4:30More info


Teen Art Contest
Calling all teen artists! Do you want to see your art all over New Westminster this summer? Enter our Teen Summer Reading Club Art Contest! Come to the library or request an entry form by email at Great prizes!
Deadline: April 1, 2020
Volunteering Opportunities for Students
Need volunteer hours for school? Do you enjoy working with younger kids? We are recruiting teen volunteers for several of our children’s after-school programs at both our Main Branch and in Queensborough. Be a Reading Buddy or assist library staff with activities at our drop-in programs.
Come to the library, email or call 604-527-4677 to find out more.

Learn with

Learn Something New for 2020 has a huge number of courses on business, technology, software and creative pursuits. And it's all free with your library card! Access here.

January Closure

We will be closed Wednesday January 1, 2020 for New Years Day.  As always we are open 24/7 online at NWPL.CA.

Wishing you all the best for a wonderful New Year!
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