Events Calendar

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Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Friends of the Library Reading Lounge
Come to the library and meet like-minded people who enjoy learning and sharing their knitting craft. This is a casual weekly meet-up on Wednesdays where everyone is welcome, from beginner to expert. Bring your knitting
Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am 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.
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Read to Write Book Club One of Rebecca Solnit’s tips for writing includes:  “Read. And don’t read. Read good writing, and don’t live in the present. Live in the deep past, with the language of the Koran
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Powell River Poetry Slam and Poetry and Prose present… The Powell River SLAM! The SLAM is back after a brief hiatus, and because this slam will be held in February, when we all need
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am 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.
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Meeting Room A
Preschool-primary teachers and child care workers:  Test drive the Library’s new all-in-one story boxes and hone your storytime skills during this professional development workshop with Children’s Services Coordinator Sonia Zagwyn. Registration required.
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Powell River Public Library
Cindy Babyn will map out the nitty gritty of publishing in Canada. This workshop will provide insight into publishing contracts, book design, editing, self-publishing, eBooks and marketing.
Feb 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
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join the Library’s Last Tuesday Afternoon Book Club. To learn more contact Joanne or register at the front desk.
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Library
Join Joanne or Mark to answer your computer and technology related questions, from introduction to computers to more advanced tech questions. Please book your session.
Feb 27 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Meeting Room B
**This course is FULL** Please alert Sandra or the library if you would like to be on the waitlist, as there will be a course offered again in the Fall. Join Sandra Tonn for a
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm First Credit Union Community Room
This free, drop-in after school program for kids 8-12 will entertain and engage with a new theme every five weeks throughout the school year. Felted Creatures from Jan 9 – Feb 6. Learn how to sculpt your own
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Friends of the Library Reading Lounge
Come to the library and meet like-minded people who enjoy learning and sharing their knitting craft. This is a casual weekly meet-up on Wednesdays where everyone is welcome, from beginner to expert. Bring your knitting
Feb 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am 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.
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Powell River Public Library
Join counselor and author Carol Battaglio as she presents her book School Bullying: the Inside Story. Carol will also speak to how her research applies to bullying at any age.
Mar 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am 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.
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Speak up! Learn how to write and perform your poetry, short stories and nonfiction. Give power and voice to your words in this unique one-day workshop for teens. Megan Cole, teen services coordinator and writer,
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Library
Join Joanne or Mark to answer your computer and technology related questions, from introduction to computers to more advanced tech questions. Please book your session.
Mar 6 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm Meeting Room B
**This course is FULL** Please alert Sandra or the library if you would like to be on the waitlist, as there will be a course offered again in the Fall. Join Sandra Tonn for a
Mar 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm First Credit Union Community Room
This free, drop-in after school program for kids 8-12 will entertain and engage with a new theme every five weeks throughout the school year. Felted Creatures from Jan 9 – Feb 6. Learn how to sculpt your own
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Friends of the Library Reading Lounge
Come to the library and meet like-minded people who enjoy learning and sharing their knitting craft. This is a casual weekly meet-up on Wednesdays where everyone is welcome, from beginner to expert. Bring your knitting
Mar 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am 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.
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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
Mar 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am 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.
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm First Credit Union Community Room
Powell River Living magazine wants your stories! Enter “the Quickie” writing contest, and produce a story on a secret theme with a three-hour writing limit between 1pm – 4pm on Saturday March 9th. Join fellow
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Library
Join Joanne or Mark to answer your computer and technology related questions, from introduction to computers to more advanced tech questions. Please book your session.