We were honoured today with a wonderful performance by the Kwhlii Gibaygum Nisga’a Dance Group. They shared their stories, songs and dances of their with the whole school. What a perfect way to begin Orange Shirt Day – acknowledging the wrongs of the past and celebrating Indigenous culture.
Check out some Indigenous stories in the library:
Also, please view this book trailer created last year by our students for The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad.
Fall 2019 Family Storytime in Sign Language and English at Burnaby Public Library
Join a Deaf storyteller and a children’s librarian for stories, rhymes and crafts presented in both American Sign Language and English. This is a free drop-in for children of all ages and abilities together with a parent or caregiver. All families are welcome! Interpreters will be present.
Four Saturdays from 2:00 to 3:00 PM: September 14, October 26, November 9, and December 14, 2019
At Tommy Douglas Library in Burnaby: 7311 Kingsway, 604.522.3971
For more information, e-mail Randi at the library: Randi.Robin@bpl.bc.ca
The Scholastic Book Fair will be here Monday, March 5th until Thursday, March 7th! Parent volunteers needed. Please sign up outside the library or speak to Mrs. Araujo. Come and find a great book and help support the school library. Thank you!