Activities from 12 – 4 pm
Join us in the Shaikh Family Welcome Gallery at noon for opening remarks by Library Board representatives and Elder Adrian, followed by storytime with Mayor Jyoti Gondek.
Spin the wheel and win a prize from our friends at the Library Store. Create a zine with Nicole Gruszecki, visit our selfie station, and consider what the land you live on means to you with activities from Sage and Cedar Art Therapy.
Play Giant Jenga, build papercrafts, watch an animated film about Indigenous ways of knowing, and play traditional Treaty 7 games. Historian in Residence Shelley McElroy will also be sharing cool artefacts for junior museum curators to explore.
Learn traditional Indigenous beadwork and game with friends on the Nintendo Switch.
Road closures will take place throughout the East Village on July 1 to facilitate festive activities, and 3 Street (in front of the Library) will also close from 5:30 – 11 pm for fireworks.