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Past and Present: A Conversation about Race in BC

Black History

2021-11-17 18:30:00 2021-11-17 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Past and Present: A Conversation about Race in BC Branch - City Centre - City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Wednesday, November 17
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-11-17 18:30:00 2021-11-17 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Past and Present: A Conversation about Race in BC Join Coquitlam Public Library for a 5-part series about Race In BC. Each session will focus on different cultural groups. You can participate either in person or via Zoom. Branch - City Centre - City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Branch - City Centre

City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Join Coquitlam Public Library for a 5-part series about Race In BC. Each session will focus on different cultural groups. You can participate either in person or via Zoom.

The third session in our speaker series will focus on Black History in BC. You will hear from

  • Stephanie Allen, a Board Member of Hogan’s Alley Society who will talk about the history of the Black community in BC, including what experiences they dealt with.
  • Valerie Jerome, a former Olympian, educator and political activist about her experiences growing up in BC.
  • Vanessa Richards, artist and community activist about Black artistic and cultural expression in BC 

There will be time for questions from the audience.

When registering for this event, please specify if you will be joining us in person or via Zoom.

  • The Library will share an invitation to the Zoom meeting via email 24 hours in advance of the session.
  • Please contact the Library if you have not received an email.​
  • We may be unable to email invitations to the Zoom meeting if you register less than 60 minutes before the start of the program.

Other events in this speaker series include:

To learn more about this program, please contact Ann at ajohannes@coqlibrary.ca 

Thank you to the Province of British Columbia for providing us the funding for this series. This program is supported by the BC Multiculturalism grants. 

AGE GROUP: | Youth (12-18) | Adults (18+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Teen Program | Adult Program |

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Branch - City Centre

Phone: 604-554-7323

Hours
Mon, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 30 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM

About the library

The City Centre branch opened in 2012. It is across the street from the Lincoln Skytrain station and offers:

  • Free wi-fi access, no password required
  • Meeting and study rooms
  • Public use computers
  • 3D printing and Virtual Reality in the Innovation Hub
  • Printing, scanning, faxing and photocopying 
  • A fireplace reading area

Upcoming events

Tue, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Sep 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 5:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Oct 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Room 127

Canceled
Sat, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 2:20pm

Sun, Oct 02, 10:00am - 5:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Mon, Oct 03, 9:00am - 9:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Mon, Oct 03, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Room 127

Tue, Oct 04, 9:00am - 9:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Room 127

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Oct 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Innovation Hub

Sat, Oct 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Oct 08, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137
Registration is now closed

Mon, Oct 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Wed, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Oct 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Oct 15, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137
Registration is now closed

Mon, Oct 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Mon, Oct 17, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Oct 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Fri, Oct 21, 1:30pm - 3:15pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Oct 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Sat, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Room 127

Sat, Oct 22, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
City Centre Room 127
Registration is now closed

Mon, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Mon, Oct 24, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Tue, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
City Centre Room 127

Thu, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137

Thu, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
City Centre Combined 136 & 137