Feb. 22 Community Events: Library AGM, Prince George hosts pop-up US consulate

...writing contest for Canadian students grades 5 to 8

Library AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Vanderhoof Public Library takes place on March 14 at 6 p.m., with refreshments to start at 5:30 p.m. Directors are wanted.


Writing contest

Canadian students from grades 5 to 8 are invited to submit an original story in 400 words or less on the following prompt:

It can be hard when we lose someone important to us in our lives, or when we watch someone close to us lose someone who is important to them. I remember how I felt when I lost someone important to me. In my case, it was when my best friend in the world moved away with her family.

Deadline is April 1, and more information can be found on http://www.worldlit.ca/canada-programs/write-for-a-better-world/


PG hosts pop-up United States Consulate Vancouver

The United States Consulate General in Vancouver will host a traveling “Pop-Up Consulate” for American Citizen Services at the Prince George Public Library in March.

Consulate staff at the venue will accept passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad applications and provide notarial services. American citizens can obtain these services at the Prince George Public Library’s second-floor study room at 888 Canada Games Way from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on March 16.

Please note that all services require an appointment and a fee. Email VancouverACS@state.gov by March 10 for appointments and questions.