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Read news and blog about Library events and programs on this page.
Use our spiffy Events Calendar to see what’s going on at the Library. If you want to know more about any of the events you see posted there, just ask us.
Here are some other great places to learn about everything that’s going on in Powell River.
Some of the graduates of the Memoir Writing for Seniors course have committed to continuing their memoir writing in a dedicated way. The Library offers a monthly workshop for these senior writers to share a new piece of memoir writing once a month and receive feedback, while offering an ear and feedback on the works of others. The workshop is facilitated by writer/editor and Seniors Services Coordinator Sandra Tonn. Group 1 meets
May is here with blooming lilacs, warming days and seemingly everlasting twilight. For this month’s theme I let spring fever guide my reading! I know I’m not the only one imagining my summer trips into... Click here for the latest Straight from the Stacks... blog entry!
In celebration of Bike to Work Week, join us for a D.I.Y. Basic Bike Maintenance Workshop on May 30, 6-8pm at Willingdon Beach Stage! Presented by the Library and Suncoast Cycles, this
Listen! Laugh! Read! Sing! Come to the Library’s preschool story time every Wednesday morning at 10:30. No reservation is necessary. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. It’s loads of fun for everyone. Join us.
It sounds kind of regimented and orderly, doesn’t it? But judging from animated discussions and the howls of laughter emanating from the corner table in the Library, our book clubs are anything but. You have two clubs to choose from, or choose both.
The Afternoon Book Club meets at the Library every third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m.
The Evening Book Club meets at the Library every first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
See our Events Calendar for details of upcoming meetings.
Finally, here are links to some great book club resources.
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Everyone has a story! In Powell River, we love telling and listening to stories and that's why River City Storytellers meets each month. Some stories are carefully crafted, some are impromptu, but all are appreciated in this friendly group.
Most of us at the Library are big readers, too. Every so often we tell you a few of our favourites and why in a publication called, Staff Picks. Library Assistant, Judy Steffens puts this all together for you. Copies may be viewed here or you can pick up a paper copy in the Library. All the books we pick are available in the Library, too.