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Knitting a Community

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Tuesdays. Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting with others, and making useful items from donated yarn for local charities? Join our weekly knitting group on Tuesday mornings. Knitters from beginners to experts are welcome. Host: Lynne Dyment Limited to 12 in-person participants, first-come first served.

Free
Event Series Bridge Club

Bridge Club

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Do you enjoy playing the card game of Bridge? Or would you like to learn to play? Join our weekly group on Tuesday afternoons to play Chicago bridge (regular, not duplicate), starting Jan 9th. Cards supplied. All levels are welcome, including beginners. Games start promptly at 12:30. Limited to 12 in-person participants. Drop in, no […]

Free

Japanese Conversation Group (Online)

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

NEW TIME: Tuesdays, 1 pm. Are you curious about the Japanese language and culture? Join our weekly Japanese Conversation Group. We meet every Tuesday on Zoom (online only) from 2-3 pm. All levels welcomed. Host: Aki Oda.

Free

Poetry Reading: Poets Abounding!

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Celebrate National Poetry Month’s “Weather ” theme with original interpretations by local poets: Fran Bourassa, Jane Covernton, Monica Davis, Jon Eriksson, Atma Frans, Maggie Guzzi & David Phillips, Heidi Greco, Ross Harry, Rosella Leslie, Catherine McNeil, Anne Miles, Rosa Reid, Edith & Sheila Weaver. Free but in-person space is limited; register online or contact the […]

Free

Word Whips—Creative Writing Workshops with Fran Bourassa

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Calling all poets, writers, and would-be writers of all ages and experience levels! Bypass your inner “editor” to find your authentic voice. Practice “free writing” short pieces from “word whip” prompts, that elicit memories, emotions, and powerful ideas for poetry and stories. This method is quick, powerful, and everyone can enjoy it. Fran Bourassa is […]

Free

Monday Morning Meditation

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Using traditional Buddhist Dharma psychology to calm the mind and alleviate suffering, facilitator John Thompson will lead guided Dharma meditations for short and long term solutions, and discuss these modalities, every Monday. No registration required, drop in to any session. No sessions in January, resumes Feb 6.

Free

French Conversation Group

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

In-person only Do you wish you could practice your French with other friendly French language learners?  Join our weekly French Conversation Group!

Free

Knitting a Community

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Tuesdays. Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting with others, and making useful items from donated yarn for local charities? Join our weekly knitting group on Tuesday mornings. Knitters from beginners to experts are welcome. Host: Lynne Dyment Limited to 12 in-person participants, first-come first served.

Free
Event Series Bridge Club

Bridge Club

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Do you enjoy playing the card game of Bridge? Or would you like to learn to play? Join our weekly group on Tuesday afternoons to play Chicago bridge (regular, not duplicate), starting Jan 9th. Cards supplied. All levels are welcome, including beginners. Games start promptly at 12:30. Limited to 12 in-person participants. Drop in, no […]

Free

Japanese Conversation Group (Online)

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

NEW TIME: Tuesdays, 1 pm. Are you curious about the Japanese language and culture? Join our weekly Japanese Conversation Group. We meet every Tuesday on Zoom (online only) from 2-3 pm. All levels welcomed. Host: Aki Oda.

Free

Documentary Film Screening: s-yéwyáw: Awaken

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Ecko Aleck of the Nlaka’pamux Nation (Lytton, BC,) Alfonso Salinas of the shíshálh Nation (Sunshine Coast, BC,) and Charlene SanJenko of Splatsin of the Secwépemc Nation (Shuswap, BC,) are learning and documenting the traditional cultural teachings and legacies of their Elders, including the impacts of genocide resulting from Canada’s Indian Residential School (IRS) system. Infused […]

Free
Event Series Writers’ Feedback Group

Writers’ Feedback Group

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Have you been sitting on a piece of writing that could use a bit of polish? Would you like feedback to make your writing stronger and inspire you to write more? A new peer-critique writing group can kickstart your writing again, or take it to the next level. Bring a piece of your writing (800 […]

Free

Free Income Tax Clinics for Eligible Clients

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Fridays to April 26. Are you eligible for a free 30 minute income tax help appointment from a volunteer? Eligible income limits: Individual up to $45,000; Family up to $55,000 per couple, plus $2,500 for each additional dependent. Couples must provide complete tax information for both spouses. No employment expenses, self-employment income, interest income over […]

Free

Author Reading: Jan DeGrass

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Local author Jan DeGrass reads from her new historical novel, Winter of Siege, the story of a young woman braving the siege of Leningrad in WWII. Free but in-person space is limited; register online or contact the Library. Also accessible live via the Zoom link on the library's website.

Free

Author Reading: Marion Crook

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Local author Marion McKinnon Crook reads from her new memoir, Always On Call: Adventures in Nursing, Ranching and Rural Living, a sequel to her first memoir Always Pack A Candle: A Nurse in the Cariboo-Chilcotin. Free but in-person space is limited; register online or contact the Library. Also accessible live via the Zoom link on […]

Free

Monday Morning Meditation

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Using traditional Buddhist Dharma psychology to calm the mind and alleviate suffering, facilitator John Thompson will lead guided Dharma meditations for short and long term solutions, and discuss these modalities, every Monday. No registration required, drop in to any session. No sessions in January, resumes Feb 6.

Free

French Conversation Group

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

In-person only Do you wish you could practice your French with other friendly French language learners?  Join our weekly French Conversation Group!

Free

Knitting a Community

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Tuesdays. Do you enjoy knitting and/or crocheting with others, and making useful items from donated yarn for local charities? Join our weekly knitting group on Tuesday mornings. Knitters from beginners to experts are welcome. Host: Lynne Dyment Limited to 12 in-person participants, first-come first served.

Free
Event Series Bridge Club

Bridge Club

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Do you enjoy playing the card game of Bridge? Or would you like to learn to play? Join our weekly group on Tuesday afternoons to play Chicago bridge (regular, not duplicate), starting Jan 9th. Cards supplied. All levels are welcome, including beginners. Games start promptly at 12:30. Limited to 12 in-person participants. Drop in, no […]

Free

Japanese Conversation Group (Online)

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

NEW TIME: Tuesdays, 1 pm. Are you curious about the Japanese language and culture? Join our weekly Japanese Conversation Group. We meet every Tuesday on Zoom (online only) from 2-3 pm. All levels welcomed. Host: Aki Oda.

Free

Event Series Writers’ Open Mic

Open Mic

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Calling all readers, performers, and writers! Join us to share your own original material, or your favourite work by someone else: novels, stories, poems, songs, plays, memoirs, creative nonfiction, etc. Come enjoy reading, performing, or just listening. Five minutes maximum per person, please. Teens, adults, and performers at all levels of English are all welcome. […]

Free

Write On: Quiet Writing Time

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

You’re invited to Come Write On for some quiet writing time here at the Library every first Thursday of the month, 3:00-5:00 pm. No instruction or critique, just quiet time and space to write. Work on any writing you wish, with wifi and tea, in the company of your fellow writers. Facilitator: Cathalynn (Cindy) Labonte-Smith […]

Free

Monday Morning Meditation

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

Using traditional Buddhist Dharma psychology to calm the mind and alleviate suffering, facilitator John Thompson will lead guided Dharma meditations for short and long term solutions, and discuss these modalities, every Monday. No registration required, drop in to any session. No sessions in January, resumes Feb 6.

Free

French Conversation Group

Gibsons & District Public Library 470 Fletcher Rd S, Gibsons, BC, Canada

In-person only Do you wish you could practice your French with other friendly French language learners?  Join our weekly French Conversation Group!

Free

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