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!

Sep 17 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
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Sep 17 @ 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 — check
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Zoom
Learn about the genealogical resources from Ancestry.ca available for free through the Library via Zoom. To Register email Mark at: mmerlino@prpl.ca
Sep 21 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 23 @ 9:45 pm – 10:15 pm
Preschool Storytime drops in on Lift Family Place Toddler Time at the VCH Hospital Garden the forth Thursday of the month, September to November,  2021. Expect the usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes,
Sep 24 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
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Practice your skills and hone your talents in writing and critiquing history with this extraordinary Young Writers Group conducted in partnership between the Powell River Public Library and the Powell River Historical Museum and Archives.
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Zoom
Métis Elder Marie Schoenthal shares her experiences about the hardships of living off the land in rural Saskatchewan via Zoom. To Register email Mark at: mmerlino@prpl.ca
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 6:38 pm – 7:38 pm Virtual
Join Tech Wizard Kieran Fogarty and learn to design and code your own video games. Meeting virtually, Wednesdays, 4-5 pm (beginning September 29, 2021). For youth aged 11+. To register fill out the ONLINE REGISTRATION
Oct 1 – Oct 29 all-day
Libraries play a valuable role in Canadians’ lives. More than a place to find books, libraries promote cultural awareness, support freedom of expression and so much more. For more information on how to play, pick
Oct 1 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
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 1 @ 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 — check
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtual
What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came to you the way you wanted them to? I Talk Like A River is
Oct 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
  Preschool Storytime takes its usual lively fare of finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best-of book-tales to outdoor locations in the qathet regional district with Family Place and ORCA bus the first
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 6:38 pm – 7:38 pm Virtual
Join Tech Wizard Kieran Fogarty and learn to design and code your own video games. Meeting virtually, Wednesdays, 4-5 pm (beginning September 29, 2021). For youth aged 11+. To register fill out the ONLINE REGISTRATION
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 8 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
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
Oct 8 @ 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 — check
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Zoom
Climate Emergency Unit director of strategy, Seth Klein presents his new inspirational book, A Good War with lessons from the past for how Canada mobilized for a common cause in a time of crisis. To
Oct 13 @ 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
Oct 13 @ 6:38 pm – 7:38 pm Virtual
Join Tech Wizard Kieran Fogarty and learn to design and code your own video games. Meeting virtually, Wednesdays, 4-5 pm (beginning September 29, 2021). For youth aged 11+. To register fill out the ONLINE REGISTRATION
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 15 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