Events Calendar

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Jun 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Powell River writers between the ages of 13 and 18 are invited to be part of the first Powell River Public Library Teen Writing Contest. The Teen Writing Contest officially opens on Friday, June 1,
Jun 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Rotary Makerspace
Do you have questions about a new tech device or know someone who needs help with computer skills? This is a free, drop in service offered by the Literacy Office. Join Myfanwy on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Jun 21 @ 10:30 pm – Jun 30 @ 11:00 pm PRPL
  Sonia Zagwyn will offer a lively fare of puppetry, finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales. Toddlers and preschoolers, parents and grandparents, come discover the energy of words and pictures.    
Jun 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Do you love to write? Create new characters? Explore new worlds? Join the Kids’ Writing Group! This one-hour drop-in group will explore writing through writing exercises, discussion and more! Starting Friday, January 5. Every Friday
Jun 22 @ 4:00 pm Powell River Public Library
Writer Stephen King said, “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There is no way around these two things that
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-8 pm. The Powell River Public Library’s  collection of board games is bigger and better and ready for you to play! We’ve got exploration and trade games, world-saving, code-cracking, Tetris pile-ups,
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Powell River Public Library
The Library will showcase all photo competition submissions and announce the winner.
Jun 23 @ 10:30 pm – Jul 2 @ 11:00 pm PRPL
  Sonia Zagwyn will offer a lively fare of puppetry, finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales. Toddlers and preschoolers, parents and grandparents, come discover the energy of words and pictures.    
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Powell River Public Library
The Friends of the Library hold a Book Drive on the fourth Monday of every month from 3-5 pm at the Library to collect book donations from the community. These books are sold to raise
Jun 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Rotary Makerspace
Do you have questions about a new tech device or know someone who needs help with computer skills? This is a free, drop in service offered by the Literacy Office. Join Myfanwy on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-8 pm. The Powell River Public Library’s  collection of board games is bigger and better and ready for you to play! We’ve got exploration and trade games, world-saving, code-cracking, Tetris pile-ups,
Jun 28 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Rotary Makerspace
Do you have questions about a new tech device or know someone who needs help with computer skills? This is a free, drop in service offered by the Literacy Office. Join Myfanwy on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Jun 28 @ 10:30 pm – Jul 7 @ 11:00 pm PRPL
  Sonia Zagwyn will offer a lively fare of puppetry, finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales. Toddlers and preschoolers, parents and grandparents, come discover the energy of words and pictures.    
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Do you love to write? Create new characters? Explore new worlds? Join the Kids’ Writing Group! This one-hour drop-in group will explore writing through writing exercises, discussion and more! Starting Friday, January 5. Every Friday
Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm Powell River Public Library
Writer Stephen King said, “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There is no way around these two things that
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-8 pm. The Powell River Public Library’s  collection of board games is bigger and better and ready for you to play! We’ve got exploration and trade games, world-saving, code-cracking, Tetris pile-ups,
Jun 30 @ 10:30 pm – Jul 9 @ 11:00 pm PRPL
  Sonia Zagwyn will offer a lively fare of puppetry, finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales. Toddlers and preschoolers, parents and grandparents, come discover the energy of words and pictures.    
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm
Sign up for our annual at-home summer reading competition and track your progress in one (or more!) of our Motion Commotion booklets to win prizes. Need advice on choice reads? Pick up one of our
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm First Credit Community Room and Library Patio
Register for Battle of the Books as well as the rest of our programs below! Design your own banners and noisemakers, invent some raucous rhythms and chants, and raise a ruckus with Women’s Punk Rock
Jul 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Rotary Makerspace
Do you have questions about a new tech device or know someone who needs help with computer skills? This is a free, drop in service offered by the Literacy Office. Join Myfanwy on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meeting Room A
Join us every second Tuesday for open mic sharing, poetry exercises, crafting, and creative inspiration. All forms of poetry, story-telling, performance and literary reading are encouraged. Participate or simply listen during this community gathering. Everyone is
Jul 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-8 pm. The Powell River Public Library’s  collection of board games is bigger and better and ready for you to play! We’ve got exploration and trade games, world-saving, code-cracking, Tetris pile-ups,
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am Anne Woznow Children's Reading Room
Puppetry, rhymes, singalong songs and of course stories!  
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm First Credit Community Room
Make your own multidimensional wind-powered flying machine with Teen Services Coordinator Megan Cole. For ages 7-12. Registration details HERE
Jul 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Rotary Makerspace
Do you have questions about a new tech device or know someone who needs help with computer skills? This is a free, drop in service offered by the Literacy Office. Join Myfanwy on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Anne Woznow Childrens' Reading Room
Build ramps, chutes, funnels, tunnels, drops, mazes and games with deceptively simple Keva planks. Every Friday we’ll set you a new challenge, from tower races to Kevacoasters. Five Fridays, five missions, five miracles of construction
Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-8 pm. The Powell River Public Library’s  collection of board games is bigger and better and ready for you to play! We’ve got exploration and trade games, world-saving, code-cracking, Tetris pile-ups,
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Powell River Public Library
Join Argentinian-Israeli author Liliana Kleiner for her presentation of The Song of Inanna, including the text of the ancient Sumerian myth about the Sumerian mother goddess Inanna, accompanied by Kleiner’s own analysis and illustrative modern artwork.
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am Powell River Farmer's Market
Preschool storytime in a sweet summertime location. Puppetry, rhymes, singalong songs and of course stories every Saturday in July and August at the Powell River Farmer’s Market.
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – Jul 12 @ 1:30 pm
Teen writers are invited to dive deeper into writing during this week-long summer writing camp. Each day of the camp will be led by a different author who will be focusing on everything from memoir