Fraser Valley Regional Library

Chilliwack librarians Janet Woyke (right) and Julie Penner have filmed several ‘Explorytime’ videos including a series called ‘It’s Tree-rrific’ seen here on Sept. 1, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Silver lining’ to pandemic as Fraser Valley librarians bring learning outside

Julie Penner and Janet Woyke have been filming educational videos around Chilliwack during COVID-19

Chilliwack librarians Janet Woyke (right) and Julie Penner have filmed several ‘Explorytime’ videos including a series called ‘It’s Tree-rrific’ seen here on Sept. 1, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Aldergrove library opens with new social distancing measures, 15-guest capacity

Aldergrove library opens with new social distancing measures, 15-guest capacity

The FVRL branch is one of 25 locations that reopened to the public Aug. 4

Aldergrove library opens with new social distancing measures, 15-guest capacity
Latika Higgins, nine, missed being able to pick out books to read when the local library branches were closed. They re-opened Aug. 4. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Patrons glad to be back inside Langley library branches

Pandemic proves libraries are about so much more than books

Latika Higgins, nine, missed being able to pick out books to read when the local library branches were closed. They re-opened Aug. 4. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Valley Regional Library branches to re-open Aug. 4. (Langley Advance Times files)

Fraser Valley Regional Library to re-open all 25 branch locations on Aug. 4

Guests will once again be able to browse collections, have computer access, and return items

Fraser Valley Regional Library branches to re-open Aug. 4. (Langley Advance Times files)
Hundreds of brown-bagged book holds sit ready to be picked up at the Sardis Library in Chilliwack. Starting June 1, the Fraser Valley Regional Library is offering curbside pick up at all 25 of its locations. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Regional Library branches offer curbside pick up

After two and a half months of being closed, people can once again check books out of the library

Hundreds of brown-bagged book holds sit ready to be picked up at the Sardis Library in Chilliwack. Starting June 1, the Fraser Valley Regional Library is offering curbside pick up at all 25 of its locations. (Submitted)
Physical books aren’t available, but new digital library cards will allow people self-isolating to check out ebooks, audiobooks, and more. (Black Press Media files)

Library cards, ebooks available online in Fraser Valley

Those without a card yet won’t have to go into a branch

Physical books aren’t available, but new digital library cards will allow people self-isolating to check out ebooks, audiobooks, and more. (Black Press Media files)
Fraser Valley Regional Library stopped book drops during temporary closure. (Langley Advance Times files)

Fraser Valley Regional Library to host online dance party this Friday

All branches have been closed to the public since Monday, March 16, to help curve COVID-19 spread

Fraser Valley Regional Library stopped book drops during temporary closure. (Langley Advance Times files)
North Delta’s George Mackie Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Fraser Valley Regional Library closing book drops amid COVID-19 pandemic

FVRL closed all its locations earlier this week to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus

North Delta’s George Mackie Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Langley’s library branches closed to the public until further notice

Langley’s library branches closed to the public until further notice

Monday was the last day for picking up holds or borrowing books in person at FVRL

Langley’s library branches closed to the public until further notice
People who get photos in front of the green screen at the holiday fun event on Dec. 12 will have their photos emailed to them by library staff. (Library photo)

Langley library offers some festive tech fun

People can stop by for green screen Christmas photos, hot chocolate and holiday music.

  • Dec 6, 2017
People who get photos in front of the green screen at the holiday fun event on Dec. 12 will have their photos emailed to them by library staff. (Library photo)