Knitting a Community
Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:00 - noon
A weekly drop-in knit and crochet gathering.
Beginner Bridge Club
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Learn how to play bridge! Judy Larson facilitates this drop-in.
RainCity Outreach Services Drop-in
Fridays, 10:00 am -noon
Drop in to speak with Tyler Hubscher of RainCity Outreach Services for housing support, drug-checking, recovery support and more. For more information, call or text Tyler at 604.989.5179.
Strengthening Families Together
Wednesdays, October 2 - December 4, 3:30-5:30 pm
A 10-session course for families and friends who have a loved one living with any serious mental illness. Presented by BC Schizophrenia Society. Register by calling Donna at 604.865.2098 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shinri-Yoku: Exploring Forest Therapy, with Haida Bolton
Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Join us for this informative talk with BC’s first certified forest therapy guide, Haida Bolton.
Thursday, October 3, 17 & 31, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Parlez-vous français? Come practice your French!
Elevenses: An LGBTQ2 & Allies Book Club
Saturday, October 5, 11:00 am - noon
Join us for a discussion of LITTLE FISH, by Casey Plett, over coffee, tea and scones! Books available for borrowing from the library.
Tuesday, October 8 & 22, 12:30-3:15 pm
Workshop your writing-in-progress and meet others writers. All levels welcome. Register by calling the library at 604.886.2130.
GDPL Book Club
Wednesday, October 9, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Discussing Becoming, by Michelle Obama.
Exploring Temporary Visas
Tuesday, October 15, 4:15-5:15 pm
A FREE presentation about temporary visas: application, extension and restoration. With Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant Ms. Jonel Kinao.
ESL Reading Discussion Groups
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Read English books/magazines and discuss with other English learners and native speakers!
Support Group for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia
Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Call 604-984-8348 to register.
LIFT Speaker Series
Friday, October 18, 12:15-1:15 pm
This month's theme: "Ready for your Second Act? Thriving in your 50s, 60s and Beyond."
With speakers Sandy Wrightman and Michael Worsfold.
Ten Tips to Improve Your Writing Before You Even Begin
Saturday, October 19, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
A writing workshop with editor and novelist Rebecca Hendry. Space is limited! Call the library to register: 604.886.2130.
Star Hopping: How to Begin Exploring the Night Sky
Wednesday, October 23, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Charles Ennis introduces you to a simple process for navigating the night sky. Presented by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
Saturday, October 26, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Bring something to fix--or bring your skills to fix something!
MUSE: Open Mic
Wednesday, October 30, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Experience your 5 minutes of fame at Open Mic at the Library!
Halloween Block Party!
Saturday, October 26, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
The library is part of a spooky neighbourhood block party for all ages that includes the Sunshine Coast Museum, Driftwood Players and the Gibsons Arts Building.
Drop into the library throughout the evening for ongoing spooky fun:
* A musical and visual treat by Coast Streaming with musician Steve Weave and visual artist Mieke Jay. They will transform the library with an interactive multimedia experience, including spooky sounds, funky grooves, performance visuals, and sporadic spooky stories.
* Creep through the darkened library to find hidden treasures and a chance to win a wee prize.
* Freaky fiction readings from young graduates of the four-part writing workshop happening in October.
Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.