Cloverdale Library

Screenshot from the Surrey Libraries’ database page for “Global Road Warrior.”

Surrey Libraries wants patrons to ‘travel the world’ from home

Databases offer window to world for many stuck at home during pandemic

 

A worker performs an air tightness test at the soon-to-be opened Clayton Community Centre. (Photo courtesy of HCMA Architecture + Design)

Clayton Community Centre nears completion

Newest rec. centre in Surrey set to open this summer

 

Julie Balenzano welcomes library-goers into the newly renovated Cloverdale Library March 9. The Cloverdale Branch has reopened after an extensive renovation period. Balenzano is the new branch manager for the library. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Library reopens

After extensive facelift, library adds reading & study areas, computers, and a duplo wall

 

Recognize this? It’s a view of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall, situated at today’s Highway 10 and 176A Street, and its surrounding neighbourhood. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. Photograph taken from the BC Electric Substation, ca. 1912. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)

Discover how Surrey’s heritage heart has changed over 100 years at upcoming talk

Upcoming talk reveals the changes that Cloverdale’s Heritage Campus has undergone

Recognize this? It’s a view of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall, situated at today’s Highway 10 and 176A Street, and its surrounding neighbourhood. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. Photograph taken from the BC Electric Substation, ca. 1912. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)
The Cloverdale Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Cloverdale Library to close for $1.2 million renovation this summer

Facility scheduled to be re-opened in January 2020

The Cloverdale Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)
Cloverdale Library will host a free teen writing workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (Gift Habeshaw / Unsplash)

Teen writing workshop planned for Cloverdale Library

Free workshop part of library’s teen writing program

Cloverdale Library will host a free teen writing workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (Gift Habeshaw / Unsplash)
Cloverdale Library staff hold an Affiliate Library Certificate. From left: Jamie Brown, Carmen Merrells, Krista Harrison, Paul MacDonell. (Contributed)

Researchers rejoice: Cloverdale Library receives more records with genealogy recognition

More genealogical information than ever before to be available through Cloverdale Library

Cloverdale Library staff hold an Affiliate Library Certificate. From left: Jamie Brown, Carmen Merrells, Krista Harrison, Paul MacDonell. (Contributed)
The Cloverdale Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)

Drop-in to a Cloverdale Library Philosophers Café

First cafe of the fall is Tuesday, Sept. 18

  • Sep 18, 2018
The Cloverdale Library. (Grace Kennedy photo)
You probably don’t have a famous ancestor, but you do have someone who has struggled, someone who has felt joy and love, writes Paul MacDonell. (Jesse Orrico / Unsplash)

Your family history is more fascinating than you might think, says Cloverdale librarian

Upcoming family history programming will help you connect with your ancestors

  • Sep 13, 2018
You probably don’t have a famous ancestor, but you do have someone who has struggled, someone who has felt joy and love, writes Paul MacDonell. (Jesse Orrico / Unsplash)
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Novelist, poet laureate to host teen writing workshops at Cloverdale Library

Teen writers will get the chance to learn from kc dyer, Renée Sarojini Saklikar

  • Jun 27, 2018
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The Cloverdale Library’s upcoming “Ted and Louie’s Wedding” research seminar, presented by Brenda L. Smith, uncovers how to find the story behind “17 September 1901, St. Mary’s Parish Church, Eaton Constantine, Shropshire.” (Cloverdale Library)

Learn how to dig into your own past at upcoming Cloverdale Library workshops

Discover how to navigate tombstone data, land records and more

  • Feb 27, 2018
The Cloverdale Library’s upcoming “Ted and Louie’s Wedding” research seminar, presented by Brenda L. Smith, uncovers how to find the story behind “17 September 1901, St. Mary’s Parish Church, Eaton Constantine, Shropshire.” (Cloverdale Library)
“The Miracle Mile,” by Jason Beck, Curator and Facility Director of the BC Sports Hall of Fame. (Contributed)

How ‘The Miracle Mile’ impacted Surrey residents

Author’s talk to explore impact of the 1954 Commonwealth Games in a local context

“The Miracle Mile,” by Jason Beck, Curator and Facility Director of the BC Sports Hall of Fame. (Contributed)
The family history programming at Cloverdale Library can help learners discover how to access the library’s records and how to properly sort through and understand their own family archives. (Fabien Barral / Unsplash)

Discover your family secrets this year at Cloverdale Library

Upcoming family history programs at Cloverdale Library can help family historians dig in to the past

  • Jan 5, 2018
The family history programming at Cloverdale Library can help learners discover how to access the library’s records and how to properly sort through and understand their own family archives. (Fabien Barral / Unsplash)
On Nov. 4, the Cloverdale Library will welcome ghost town expert Laura Cuthbert, who will be talking about her experiences with the abandoned towns. (Contributed photo)

Talk on B.C. ghost towns coming to Cloverdale Library on Saturday

Laura Cuthbert will be coming to the library to share all she knows about B.C.’s abandoned towns

  • Oct 31, 2017
On Nov. 4, the Cloverdale Library will welcome ghost town expert Laura Cuthbert, who will be talking about her experiences with the abandoned towns. (Contributed photo)
Free interview workshop for teens coming to Cloverdale Library on Oct. 20

Free interview workshop for teens coming to Cloverdale Library on Oct. 20

Brush up on your interviewing skills and learn how to ‘Rock that Interview’

  • Oct 12, 2017
Free interview workshop for teens coming to Cloverdale Library on Oct. 20
Shocking Genealogy Secrets Found on the Internet is just one of many upcoming genealogy programs at the Cloverdale Library. (Cloverdale Library / Contributed)

‘Shocking’ discoveries await family historians at Cloverdale Library

Cloverdale Library has a full fall lineup of family genealogy courses

  • Sep 28, 2017
Shocking Genealogy Secrets Found on the Internet is just one of many upcoming genealogy programs at the Cloverdale Library. (Cloverdale Library / Contributed)
Looking for some help with uncovering your family history? Cloverdale Library has a large family history archives where you can start your search. (Roman Kraft / Unsplash)

Uncover your family’s past at the Cloverdale Library

Free introduction to Cloverdale Library family history archives this Saturday, Sept. 9

Looking for some help with uncovering your family history? Cloverdale Library has a large family history archives where you can start your search. (Roman Kraft / Unsplash)