Looking for Local Winter Activities? The TNRL Has New Programs to Help

Kamloops, BC — January 17, 2022 — Look no further for local winter and spring break activities, in your community and in your home. The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is offering more than a half-dozen specialized programs over the next three months.

TNRL winter programs are available for all ages. Programs include themed reading challenges, learning Secwepemcsin languages, tabletop games, book clubs, arts and crafts and child literacy programs.

Secwepemctsin Words of the Week: A six-week language program starting February 1, in partnership with Secwepemctsin Family Home Kits. The program features all new words this session.

One Book, One Community: Share the experience of reading Five Little Indians by Michelle Good. Borrow a copy to read, or start a book club using one of our Book Club Kits. The TNRL is partnering with Thompson Rivers University to deliver this reading program.

What’s the Story Reading Challenge: Read a book and tell us what you think. Each month features a new theme and a new prize draw. January’s theme is Uplift!: Read something uplifting or motivational.

Tuesday Evening Book Club: Books from a variety of genres, including non-fiction, will be discussed over Zoom.

Tiny Tunes, for aged 0-2, and Storytime & Craft, for ages 3-5. A weekly program at the Kamloops and North Kamloops Libraries.

Spring Break STEM Kits (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math): Take-home program for children ages 6-12. Kit includes a selection of library materials, worksheets and materials from STEM activities.

Spring Break Ozobots Movie Camp: A hands-on basic coding workshop for children ages 6-12 at the Kamloops and North Kamloops libraries.

Spring Break STEM Fun with BIG Little Science Centre: An action-packed session through Zoom. This program includes experiments, demonstrations and activities.

Registration is now open. Please see the Program Calendar at TNRL.ca for more details, or contact the library at questions@tnrd.ca.

Media contact:

Jessica Dinan, Coordinator, Adult Service
Email: jdinan@tnrd.ca

Meg Ross, Coordinator, Children & Youth Services
Email: mross@tnrd.ca

Jessie Lampreau, Coordinator, Indigenous Engagement
Email: jlampreau@tnrd.ca

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