Visit one of the following sites and take the Hour of Code challenge:
Also, we have a number of programing books in the library; or if you prefer, come borrow a novel about hackers, virtual reality and computer games!
Last night Byrne Creek students, staff and community members completed the HEART of Reconciliation mural in the library. Later this month everyone will have a chance to see it when it is installed in the atrium.
Click here to learn more about Byrne Creek’s HEART of Reconciliation mural.
Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis’ story of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the Mission, and it has become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all aspects of residential schools happening annually.
You can learn more about the legacy of residential schools here:
A person can last 3 minutes without air,
3 days without water,
3 weeks without food.
…After 3 days in the dark, nobody can survive on their own.
When a virus disables every computer in the world, nothing from cars to cell phones works any more. Chaos descends, but a neighbourhood bands together to survive in a world without modern technology.
This is the first book in the Rule of 3 trilogy and you can find all three books in the library!
Congratulations to Morgan Bottomley! Her poem “The Girl” can be found in this year’s Burnaby School District Words Writing Project: A Way with Words 2015/16 Anthology. You can read it online here (page 38 of pdf) or borrow a copy from the library (page 32 in print).
Hip hop artist, actor, author and activistEmmanuel Jal is coming to Byrne Creek Monday May 9th! He will be speaking about social justice and overcoming personal adversity. From the age of seven, Emmanuel was a child soldier in South Sudan. He survived civil war to eventually become an internationally acclaimed artist and passionate activist for peace. His life story is the subject of the feature film documentary War Child and he has published an autobiography War Child: A Child Soldier’s Story.