Book Talk with Arushi Raina
Saturday, February 1, 2:30-3:30 pm
All ages. Arushi Raina will read from her book, “The Soweto Youth Uprising in Fact and Fiction”. It is about apartheid in South Africa and offers glimpses into the young people who had the courage to speak up against the racial injustices of their time. Arushi’s talk will be followed by a discussion of how the Soweto stories echo current environmental events and the global youth uprising already going on around the world.
Seed-Saving Basics Workshop
Wednesday, February 5, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Join Leonie Croy of the Seed-Saving Collective and start saving your own seeds this year. Learn the basics of growing good quality seed at the easy level and explore planning an appropriate spot for your seed plants.
LGBTQ2 Book Club
Saturday, February 8, 11 am - noon
The LGBTQ2 Book Club discusses The Best Kind of People, by Zoe Whittall.
Saturday, February 8, 1:30-3:30 pm
A safe space for anyone wanting a time of respectful conversation about any aspect of death. Coffee, tea and snacks provided. All ages.
GDPL Book Club
Wednesday, February 12, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Discussing The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma. New members welcome! Books available for borrowing from library.
Friday, February 14, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
This Valentine's Day, make friends with your computer with the help from our knowledgeable volunteers. If you are interested in sharing your skills, whether you're familiar with Mac, PC, Android or other, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black History Month Celebration
Location: Gibsons Public Market
Saturday, February 15, 10:30 am-6 pm
Celebrate Black History Month with African food tasting and demos, dance, drumming, short film screenings, a talk on BC's Black history with Dr. Handel Wright, a book launch for I Am Still Your Negro by Valerie Mason-John and more! Presented by the Black History Month organizing committee and the Gibsons Public Library. Sponsored by TD Bank and the Gibsons Public Market. Please note the location: Gibsons Public MARKET
Film screening: Harriet (2019)
Wednesday, February 19, 6 pm
The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
LIFT Speaker Series
Friday, February 21, 12:15-1:15 pm
This month’s theme: “Community Service & Leadership". Hosted by Loretta Macklam.
Gibsons Men's Group
Saturday, February 22, 10:00 - noon
Men of all cultural backgrounds, ages, sexual orientations and abilities are invited to this local men’s group. A men’s group is simply a group of men getting together to better themselves and to support each other emotionally, psychologically and spiritually in a society where they are traditionally taught to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify women, and to resolve conflicts through violence.
MUSE: Open Mic at the Library
Wednesday, February 26 6:00 pm
Take five minutes at the mic to share prose, poetry or song on any theme! All ages.
Mondays, 4 - 5:30 pm. Japanese conversation group.
NO French conversation group in February. Resumes March 12, 10:30 - noon.
Tuesday, Feb. 4 & 18, 12:30 - 3:00 pm. Writers Group with Vicki Warner. Registration required.
Tuesday, Feb. 11 & 25, 1 - 3 pm "Memoirs & More" Writers Group. Registration required.
Thursdays until March 26, 12:15 - 2:15 pm. Novice Bridge Club. Facilitated by Judy Larson. For players who already know the basics of bridge.
Mondays & Tuesdays, 10am- 12 pm. Knitting a Community.
Saturday, Feb. 29, 1-5pm. Repair Cafe
Fridays, 10- 12 pm RainCity Outreach Services.
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1:30 - 3 pm, Support Group for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia Call 604-984-8348 to register.
Please register for all events by calling the library at 604.886.2130 unless otherwise stated.