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Upcoming Events

 

Japanese Conversation Group

Mondays @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Are you curious about the Japanese language and culture? Join our weekly Japanese Conversation Group on Zoom. We meet every Monday from 1pm–2pm. All levels welcomed.

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 938 2661 0670

Passcode: 705017

 

 

 

 

 

 

French Conversation Group

Thursdays @10:30 - noon

Do you wish you could practice your French with other friendly French language learners? Join our weekly French Conversation Group on Zoom on Thursdays

Zoom Link

Phone in (audio only) call 778-907-2071.

Meeting ID 931 3515 4106 ,

Passcode 993441.

 

 

 

 

Tech Help

Thursdays @ 2:00 - 5:00 pm

 

Are you looking for help with your smartphone, tablet or laptop?

We can help! Call us at 604-886-2130 to book an appointment

Find out more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Mic

Wednesday, Oct. 6 @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm

 

Welcome back to Open Mic at the Gibsons Library! Now in-person and simultaneously on Zoom. Join us every month to listen to people share their original material. If you are interested in presenting your original work (5 min. max) at a future Open Mic Night, or in being an audience member, call the library to register at (604) 886-2130. Very limited space.

Zoom Link. Meeting ID 936 5465 4019 Passcode 031485

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation Skill Building Workshop

Tuesdays, Oct. 12 - Nov. 16 @ 1 – 2:30pm

 

Improve your oral presentation skills with this six-week workshop. We begin with each participant selecting a 5-10 minute piece of writing (prose or poetry, original or not) to practice for oral delivery. We conclude with an optional opportunity to have your oral presentation filmed by Laurel Sukkau of Encompass Project. Find out more.

 

 

 

 

Author Event: Sunday Drive to Gun Club Road by Marion Quednau

Saturday, Oct. 16, @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Join us for a special event with local author Marion Quednau. An award-winning novelist and poet, Marion will read selections from her new debut collection of short stories, Sunday Drive to Gun Club Road.

Limited space in-person: call the library to register: 604-886-2130.

This event is also simultaneously available on Zoom:

Meeting ID 928 6358 2317 Passcode 287081

 

 

 

 

Seed Saving Workshop

Saturday, Oct. 23 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Harvesting, Cleaning & Storing Your Seeds.

Join us for an informal presentation and hands-on seed cleaning opportunity. Gain new tips, learn more about the Seed Sharing Library, and connect with other seed savers. Find out more.

Limited space in person: call the library to register: 604-886-2130.
This event is simultaneously available on Zoom. Meeting ID: 942 3080 8906 Passcode: 772492

 

 

 

Book Club

Wednesday, Oct. 27 @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm

 

Book Club is back, in-person and on Zoom! We’re excited to host you again inside the library as well as online.Join us as we discuss Marion Quednau’s new book of short stories, Sunday Drive to Gun Club Road.

Very limited space in person. Call the library to register: 604-886-2130.

Simultaneously available on Zoom

Meeting ID: 985 9729 6711 Passcode: 910810

 

 

 

 

 

The Repair Cafe is Back!

Saturday, Oct. 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

We're so happy to announce that the Repair Cafe is back on the last Saturday of each month! Bring your small appliances for free repairs from a dedicated group of volunteers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Library News and Views

 

 

 

What's NEW at the Library?

 

Heads up on all the NEW books at the library this month! Place your holds now and get a jump on the inevitable queue for all the hot new reads

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Events for Kids

 

 

 

Bouncing Babies

Wednesdays @ 10:00 - 10:30 am

 

Join us for songs, bounces, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Connect with your baby and with families in your community.

 

Masks are required for age 12+

For babies age 0-2 and their caregivers.

Free, drop-in program

 

 

 

 

 

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays @ 10:00 - 10:30 am

 

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for preschoolers and their caregivers. Connect with your child and with families in your community.

 

Masks are required for all age 12+

For children age 2-5 and their caregivers.

Free, drop-in program

 

 

 

 

 

Teen Book Club

Wednesday, Oct. 6 @ 3:30 - 4:30pm

 

Let’s dig into Laura Dean keeps breaking up with me, Mariko Tamaki’s beautiful graphic novel about heart break, toxic relationships, and being a teenager in love.

For ages 13-18. Masks required.

 

Registration required. Call the library at 604-886-2130.

Books available at the library desk

 

 

 

 

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

October 25 – 30

 

Can you find all the spooky Halloween images hiding in the library? Come on in and join the Halloween scavenger hunt! Prizes for kids who find all the ghosts and goblins!

All ages welcome, no registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

 

Looking for volunteer hours? Have an idea for an event for teens? Share your ideas with the Teen Advisory Group! Have fun and gain community service hours all at the same time. Open to youth age 13-18 living between Port Mellon and Roberts Creek. To apply online or find out more about TAG check out our website here.

 

 

 

 


 

 

The following events are full but taking a waitlist:

 

 

Writer’s Workshop with Kallie George

Tuesdays, Oct. 5, 12 & 19 @ 3:30 - 4:30 pm

 

Are you a youth age 7-13 interested in writing? Coming early October author of the acclaimed Magical Animal Adoption Agency Kallie George is here for a three-part writer’s workshop for youth. Masks required for all age 12+

 

Event full, waitlist only. Call 604-886-2130

 

 

 

 

 

 

Escape Room: Masked Museum Mystery

Saturday, Oct. 16 @ 11:00 -12:00 pm

 

Someone broke into the museum and tampered with all the exhibits! Can you solve the puzzle in 60 minutes or less? Sharpen your wits and test your puzzle solving skills in this cooperative escape room challenge. Masks required for all age 12+

For ages 9-13

 

Event is full, waitlist only. Call 604-886-2130

 

 

 

 

Coding with Spheros

Thursdays, Oct. 21 & 28 @ 3:30 - 4:30pm

 

Learn to code using Sphero robots. Spheros support STEAM learning through play. Program your robot to drive, dodge, and react in two sessions. Masks required for all age 12+

For ages 8-12

 

Event is full, waitlist only Call 604-886-2130

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tween Book Club

Wednesday, Oct. 27 @ 3:30 -4:30 pm

 

The haunted season has arrived and it's time to read a bone-chilling adventure. Tweens are you ready? Let's huddle around the campfire and chat about the spooktacular Scary Stories for Young Foxes. Book available at the library desk. Ebooks and eaudiobooks available via the library catalogue

For ages 9-12. Masks required for all age 12+

 

Event is full, waitlist only Call 604-886-2130

 

 

 

 

Lego Builder’s Club

Saturdays, Oct. 30, Nov. 27, Dec. 4

 

Calling all Lego maniacs! Join us at the library for a theme-based building bonanza. We’ve got tubs of Lego to dive into as you stretch your imagination and meet like-minded kids. Masks are required for age 12+

Age 4-7 (with caregiver): 10:30 -11:15 am

Age 8+: 11:30 -12:15 pm

 

Event is full, waitlist only Call 604-886-2130

 

 

 


 

 

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Open Monday - Saturday, 10 - 5:30

Closed on Thursday, September 30 for the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Closed on Monday, October 11 for Thanksgiving

 

 

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