Knitting a Community
Mondays & Tuesdays, 10:00 - noon
A weekly drop-in knit and crochet gathering.
Mondays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Come practice your Japanese every Monday.
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program
Fridays, March 1, 8, 15 & 29, 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Income tax help for those with reduced income
Registration required: Call the library to book an appointment: 604.886.2130.
Planning a Seed-Saving Garden
Saturday, March 2, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Please join us for a seed-saving workshop with a special focus on getting started in the spring. Instructor: Leonie Croy, of the Sunshine Coast Seed Saving Collective.
Ask a Master Gardener
Saturday, March 2, 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Drop by the library with your gardening questions and chat with Master Gardener Ayuko Inoue.
Tuesdays, March 5 & 19, 12:30 - 3:15 pm
Pre-registration required. Please call Vicki at 778-458-2580 to register.
Outrageous Women!: A literary salon
Wednesday, March 6, 6:00 pm
In anticipation of International Women's Day, the Gibsons Public Library hosts "Outrageous Women," a literary salon featuring local writers.
How to Stay Safe Online: A TELUS WISE Workshop for Seniors
Thursday, March 7, 10:30 am - noon
TELUS WISE Seniors is an Internet safety program meant for seniors who are already using the Internet (eg. email, surfing the Internet). Through this interactive, conversational program, our goal is to help you keep yourself, your family and your community safer online. Sign up for this interactive workshop and learn how to stay safe online.
Researching and Writing the Historical Novel
Book Talk and Workshop with Mary Burns
Thursday, March 7, 1:30 pm
A former journalist and documentary filmmaker, Mary Burns is the author of four novels, two short-story collections, a book about snow geese, and several radio and stage plays. The Historical Novels Review selected The Reason for Time as the editor's choice. It was a finalist for Foreward Reviews Historical Fiction Award and listed as a "Must-Read Chicago book." Mary taught in SFU’s Writing and Publishing program and served as Chair of Creative Writing at Douglas College.
Gibsons & District Public Library Association
Annual General Meeting
Saturday, March 9th, 10:00 am
Everyone Welcome! There will be coffee and muffins.
Wednesday, March 13, 6:00 pm
The GDPL Book Club discusses Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, by Stephen Greenblatt.
New Retirement Project - Workshop with Michael Worsfold
Saturday, March 16, 2-3:30 pm
In this workshop we will explore three topics:
• Ten Key Factors for the highest sense of well-being.
• How to gain a deeper appreciation for who you really are and why you are here.
• Authoring a vision of your ideal future that contains your noble aim.
Support Group for Caregivers of People Living with Dementia
Wednesday, March 20, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Call 604-984-8348 to register.
Advance Care Planning
Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 pm
Give yourself the gift of The Conversation. We can only be sure of two things: death and taxes. The taxes are done for the year, but what about your Advance Care Plan—planning for the end of your days, that conversation you always meant to have with the ones who matter most to you, the things you wanted to write down so family knows what is important to you. It’s never too early to start thinking about the date we all have in the future, but it can become too late in an instant. Give yourself the gift of having The Conversation. Presented by Sunshine Coast Hospice Society and BC Palliative Care.
LGBTQ + Allies Youth Group
Friday, March 22, 6-8:30 pm
Come share your ideas for this year’s Sunday in the Park with Pride and The Little Pride Parade, which takes place on Sunday, June 23rd. It’s the biggest LGBTQ2 Youth event on the Sunshine Coast. Make it your own! Denise Brown will be joining us again with watercolour painting know-how and supplies for those who wish to contribute to Project Brick. For ages 12-24.
MUSE: Open Mic at the Library
Wednesday, March 27, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Come take your turn at the mic!
Saturday, March 30, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Bring your broken small appliance, instrument, or other item and learn how to fix it or bring your skills to share.
Please register for all events by calling the library at 604.886.2130 unless otherwise stated.