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Issue No. 58, May 2023 
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. Join us May 6, at 2-3:30 pm at the Main Branch.
Red Dress Day - May 5
Red Dress Day on May 5 honours the memory and lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people across Canada and the US. Stand for justice by taking time to learn about this national tragedy and reflect on the lives of those who have been lost. Recommended resources.
May Artist: Linda Raudonus
It’s a Thin Line is Linda Raudonus’ first solo exhibition. The abstract, colourist and highly textured works have a palpable energy that radiates out to the viewer. Linda works through the Pottery Works Collective. Come to see her exhibit upstairs at the Main Branch during the month of May.
Accessing Legal Information & Services For Free
Join us in person or on Zoom on May 24, 6-7:30 pm, as Amici Curiae Friends of Court explains how to access free legal information and services regardless of your means. This hybrid event is useful for anybody and includes time for your Q&As.
Winners of the Teen Art Contest

Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to everyone who submitted entries!
1st prize: Katherine Liu   Runners-up: Sophia Killawee and Keira Wyper

The winners' work will be featured on our Teen Summer Reading Club materials, so keep an eye out for their amazing artwork this June!

CaRT Peer Navigators
If you are struggling and need support, our 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?

Help Us Choose Our Next Book Club Sets!

We need your help! We want to purchase book club sets that your club wants to read. Fill out our survey today and help us choose! It will be open until May 23. Participants in the survey will be entered in a draw to win a book!
Complete Book Club Survey

SFU Writing Consults

Attention all writers!✏️ Do you have a work in progress that you want to get feedback on? Look no further! SFU Writing Consults are here to help you with a wide range of genres & styles. Book a meeting and get detailed feedback to help you take your writing to the next level! The next session date is May 11.

Holidays and Service Notes

We will be closed for the Victoria Day long weekend on Sunday and Monday, May 21 & 22. Here's to summer being just around the corner!
All opening hours and updates are posted HERE.
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