Please note, we do not issue physical tickets for any events or workshops. For our paperless system, your name is added to our guest list upon receipt of payment.
Start time this month only 2:30 pm
In November Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake is our read. The first in Atwood's MaddAddam trilogy this dystopian novel follows characters who are dealing with the consequences of a world that is dominated by genetic engineering after an apocalyptic plague.
Refreshments served. RSVP through our orange “Free Events” bar.
Shadow puppets are a form of entertainment that have endured the test of time. Create your own puppet to try out in the parlour, watch a puppet show and then take home your creation. (Ages 3+)
Registration Required. Register through our orange “free events” bar. By Donation.
Remembering the war time wisdom of using what was available, these hand painted cards, bookmarks and gift tags are just a few examples of items made at home.
Registration Required. (16+) $30 per person
Roll beeswax candles and make crafts that celebrate the light during our season of short days and long nights. Learn about Hannukah, Kwanzza and Winter Solstice as well as how the community in Maillardville celebrated the holiday season. (Ages 3+)
Registration Required. Register through our orange “free events” bar.
Decorate sugar cookies, listen to holiday songs and sip hot chocolate by our warm fire. A fun way to get into the holiday spirit. (Ages 3+)
Registration Required. Space is limited register early to avoid missing out.
Parent/Guardian attendance is required.
$5 per child
Triple Sec Balls, Tipsy Truffles, Cranberry & Pistachio Bark in white chocolate and homemade marzipan! Learn to temper chocolate, make fillings, nibble on chocolates and maybe even have left overs to take home.
Our annual Holiday Mosaic features carol singing, heritage crafts, baking and hot chocolate. See crafts and recipes that reflect our Home Front: WWII exhibit and take a tour. Visit Place des Arts during the afternoon as well and enjoy more sights and sounds of the season.
No Registration Required. By donation.
Join us for one of our most popular events. Nestle into our cozy Parlour next to the fireplace and enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and stories read by Coquitlam Public Library staff.
Registration required. Register early through our orange "free events" bar to avoid disappointment.
Our last book club of 2019 is a discussion of Pearl S. Buck’s classic, The Good Earth. This 1931 novel tells the story of a farming family in agrarian China.
Refreshments provided. RSVP through our orange “Free Events” bar.
Homemakers during WWII used lots of tricks that are still useful today, especially during the holiday season. Learn about recipes, crafts and hacks that carried people through a wartime Christmas. (Ages 16+)
Registration Required. $30 per person.
Before screens became portable and so readily accessible families would gather around the radio for their entertainment. Join us for an evening of holiday entertainment in our parlour. Listen to the wonderful story of Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol narrated by Patrick Stewart. (Ages 12+)
Registration Appreciated through our orange “free events” bar.