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Friends of the Library Book Drive

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 funds for library services and initiatives. Please only bring books in good condition, and no textbooks. Thank you.

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Tech Tips

Rotary MakerSpace

Drop-in to the MakerSpace with your questions and devices for Tech Tips Tuesdays, hosted by LIFT Literacy Services.

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Chess Club

Powell River Public Library 100-6975 Alberni Street, Powell River, British Columbia

Join PRPL’s new community-led Chess Club and learn the ins and outs of one of the world’s oldest games! Bring your own board, or check out one the boards available at the front desk with your library card. All ages and levels welcome. Kids under seven must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in, at the […]

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Preschool Storytime

Anne Woznow Children's Reading Room

Sonia Zagwyn offers a lively fare of puppetry, finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales Wednesday mornings, 10:30-11am in the Anne Woznow Children's Reading Room. Toddlers and preschoolers and family members come discover the energy of words and pictures. This is a drop-in program and no pre-registration is required.

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Codespace

Ages 11  +, join a tech wizard (Kieran Fogarty or Ionatan Waisgluss) ON ZOOM for CODESPACE and stay tuned for details about when we'll be moving back in library! Create games, animations,  and problem solve together in this fun group! For more information contact Mel Edgar at edgar@prpl.ca or at 604-485-4796.

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Drawn Together

Virtual

Kids 8-12, Zoom in on Thursdays after school for 45 minutes of drawing together online. Virtual sessions will be interactive with prompts and exercises and plenty of space to share your ideas and creations. For more information contact Children’s Services Coordinator, Sonia Zagwyn. A weblink will be emailed to participants.

The Science and Spirit of Seaweed

Virtual

Amanda Swinimer presents the story of her decades-long journey among the seaweeds and kelp forests on our coast, explaining how seaweed helps to heal both people and the planet as food and medicine – Thursday May 26, 4pm via Zoom – To Register mmerlino@prpl.ca

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Write On

Virtual

Get creative and share writing in a fun and informal group. Explore nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Writers will receive a writing prompt and will write for 20 minutes followed by discussion and time to share writing. A virtual event – weblink will be provided when you register. To register complete our ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM or contact […]

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Young Writers Group

Meeting Room A

Interact, create and engage in this fun and informal writing group!  Talk writing, genre, learn new techniques, and develop your craft. Ages 11-18 welcome. Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 4-5 pm in Meeting Room A. Drop in up to 9 youth. Get inspired — check out writing prompts from Young Writers on PRPL’s Youtube!

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Market Storytime

Powell River Farmer's Market 4365 MacLeod Rd, Powell River, BC

Join Sonia one Saturday each month, May to August, in the Train Station at the Farmer's Market for stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, songs, and more!