The Coast Photo Display and Winner Announcement

First Credit Union Community Room

All of the submissions to this year's ‘The Coast’ photo competition will be shown, the 12 finalists who will appear in the 2023 calendar will be made known and the winning photos in the adult and youth categories will be revealed.

qathet Cooks Together

First Credit Union Community Room

Local author Elena Martin will present her new educational cookbook qathet Cooks Together that provides information about how our daily food choices can impact our climate – Saturday June 18, 2pm at the Library – To Register mmerlino@prpl.ca

Cambium Blue – Life in a Small BC Resource Town

First Credit Union Community Room

Author Maureen Brownlee presents her new powerful novel about the heart of a small BC lumber town that is struggling with an uncertain future after its only sawmill is shuttered. Saturday June 11, 2pm at the Library - For information mmerlino@prpl.ca

An Author Reading with Tanis Helliwell

First Credit Union Community Room

Prolific local self-actualization writer Tanis Helliwell will present her new book Good Morning Henry – an in-depth journey with the body intelligence – Friday June 3, 7pm at the Library – To Register email Mark at mmerlino@prpl.ca  

Living with Multiple Sclerosis

First Credit Union Community Room

Susan Simmons will tell the inspiring story of her journey with MS – from struggling to walk to becoming an ultra marathon swimmer who successfully swam across the Straight of Juan de Fuca. To Register mmerlino@prpl.ca

Coastal Wildfires – Hazards and Preparation

First Credit Union Community Room

Join Fire Smart Coordinator Marc Albert and Evacuation Planning Assistant Jesse MacDonald for a look at the factors that influenced the severity of a recent major coastal wildfire and what can be done to reduce our own risk at home – Friday May 20, 5pm at the Library –  To Register mmerlino@prpl.ca

Wildcrafted Charcoal Ink Making for Kids

First Credit Union Community Room

Make Ink – Sink Carbon! Kids 8-12 join visual artist Rosa Quintana Lillo for a hands-on, wildcrafted charcoal ink production workshop. Experiment with charred materials collected by the artist, such as acorns, beechnut husks, fir bark, avocado skins, bone, egg shells and more! Make a batch of ink. Make a drawing. Take home the ink […]

Chess 101- Intro to Chess with Mike Kaffka

First Credit Union Community Room

Learn the ins and outs of one of the world’s oldest games and find out how to join PRPL’s new community-led Chess Club! All ages and levels welcome. Kids under seven must be accompanied by an adult. First Credit Union Community Room Saturday, May 14th,1:00 - 2:00 pm. Or contact edgar@prpl.ca

Poetry Slam- The Language of Trees

First Credit Union Community Room

POETRY SLAM IS BACK! In celebration of Earth Month and in partnership with the Powell River Historical Museum and Archives and hosted by Amira Abouelalla from jehjeh Media — this SLAM’s theme is the Language of Trees. To compete: Bring THREE poems that surround the theme of trees and forestry. All regular SLAM rules apply, particularly a […]

Earth Month Poster Workshop with the Raging Grannies- For Teens

First Credit Union Community Room

Teens! Come rage with the grannies and make posters for Earth Month! Drop-in and learn a little bit about this history of the qathet chapter of these hat wearing iconoclasts. Supplies provided. Saturday April 16th, 1-2:30 pm in the Library’s First Credit Community Room. For more information contact Teen Services Coordinator, Mel Edgar at edgar@prpl.ca More […]