Events Calendar

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Please note that for virtual programs with limited registration, priority will be given to residents of the City of Powell River, qathet Regional District and Tla’amin Nation.

We are also creating videos through our Youtube Channel to inform and inspire at any time!

Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 7:01 am
There are two categories for photographers 18+ and photographers under 18. The submission deadline is June 9, 2021 – For prizes and competition rules : https://prpl.ca/files/2021/04/2021-Powell-River-Photo-Competition-Guidelines.pdf
Apr 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm on Zoom
Young readers sign up, zoom in, and share your choice of stories with the Library’s four-legged friends…at home! These child- certified pooches have ears of the floppy, pointy, velvety variety and they are GOOD listeners.
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Zoom
Taboo, Tea and Treats – A Free Evening to Discuss the Taboo Subject of Death organized by End of Life Doula Heather MacLeod. Join us on the third Tuesday each month with your favourite tea
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime is heading outdoors every Wednesday at the Willingdon Beach Pavilion. Families with preschoolers can reserve a “bubble” and come out to enjoy puppetry, rhymes, singalong songs and of course stories at a safe
Apr 22 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Kids 8-12, join visual artist Luke Ramsey 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
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Virtual
A virtual writing workshop with handouts, conversation, digital resources and writing exercises. Megan Cole will introduce writers to the world of creative nonfiction. Participants will learn about the various forms of the genre, structure, voice
Apr 23 all-day
Preschool Storytime continues with its usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales…brought to you pre-recorded from the home of Children’s Services Coordinator, Sonia Zagwyn. Visit PRPL on YouTube
Apr 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Virtual
Interact, create and engage in this online social space!  Talk writing, learn new techniques and develop your craft. Ages 11-18 welcome. Virtual Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 330-430 pm. Get inspired — look
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Be creative and share writing with others in this weekly, informal and fun online writing group. This group is for nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Writers will receive a prompt and will write for 20 minutes
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtual
Renowned writer Howard White will read from his latest book, a celebration of all the small town charms and natural beauty of living on the Sunshine Coast. To register for this virtual presentation, email Mark
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime is heading outdoors every Wednesday at the Willingdon Beach Pavilion. Families with preschoolers can reserve a “bubble” and come out to enjoy puppetry, rhymes, singalong songs and of course stories at a safe
Apr 29 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Kids 8-12, join visual artist Luke Ramsey 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
Apr 30 all-day
Preschool Storytime continues with its usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales…brought to you pre-recorded from the home of Children’s Services Coordinator, Sonia Zagwyn. Visit PRPL on YouTube
Apr 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Virtual
Interact, create and engage in this online social space!  Talk writing, learn new techniques and develop your craft. Ages 11-18 welcome. Virtual Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 330-430 pm. Get inspired — look
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Be creative and share writing with others in this weekly, informal and fun online writing group. This group is for nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Writers will receive a prompt and will write for 20 minutes
May 7 all-day
Preschool Storytime continues with its usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales…brought to you pre-recorded from the home of Children’s Services Coordinator, Sonia Zagwyn. Visit PRPL on YouTube
May 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Virtual
Interact, create and engage in this online social space!  Talk writing, learn new techniques and develop your craft. Ages 11-18 welcome. Virtual Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 330-430 pm. Get inspired — look
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Be creative and share writing with others in this weekly, informal and fun online writing group. This group is for nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Writers will receive a prompt and will write for 20 minutes
May 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Remote Meeting
    Library Board Meetings are held remotely at 3:00 pm on the second Monday of the month unless there is a holiday. Members of the public may request access to the meetings by emailing
May 14 all-day
Preschool Storytime continues with its usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales…brought to you pre-recorded from the home of Children’s Services Coordinator, Sonia Zagwyn. Visit PRPL on YouTube
May 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Virtual
Interact, create and engage in this online social space!  Talk writing, learn new techniques and develop your craft. Ages 11-18 welcome. Virtual Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 330-430 pm. Get inspired — look
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Be creative and share writing with others in this weekly, informal and fun online writing group. This group is for nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Writers will receive a prompt and will write for 20 minutes
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtual
Historian Catherine Marie Gilbert presents a pictorial talk about the history of beautiful Strathcona Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. To register for this virtual event, email Mark for the weblink: mmerlino@prpl.ca
May 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm on Zoom
Young readers sign up, zoom in, and share your choice of stories with the Library’s four-legged friends…at home! These child- certified pooches have ears of the floppy, pointy, velvety variety and they are GOOD listeners.
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Zoom
Taboo, Tea and Treats – A Free Evening to Discuss the Taboo Subject of Death organized by End of Life Doula Heather MacLeod. Join us on the third Tuesday each month with your favourite tea
May 21 all-day
Preschool Storytime continues with its usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales…brought to you pre-recorded from the home of Children’s Services Coordinator, Sonia Zagwyn. Visit PRPL on YouTube
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Virtual
Interact, create and engage in this online social space!  Talk writing, learn new techniques and develop your craft. Ages 11-18 welcome. Virtual Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 330-430 pm. Get inspired — look
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Be creative and share writing with others in this weekly, informal and fun online writing group. This group is for nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Writers will receive a prompt and will write for 20 minutes
May 28 all-day
Preschool Storytime continues with its usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales…brought to you pre-recorded from the home of Children’s Services Coordinator, Sonia Zagwyn. Visit PRPL on YouTube
May 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Virtual
Interact, create and engage in this online social space!  Talk writing, learn new techniques and develop your craft. Ages 11-18 welcome. Virtual Young Writers Group meets every Friday from 330-430 pm. Get inspired — look