December Special Events
Mudgirls Manifesto Sunshine Coast Book Launch
Sat., Dec. 1, 2:00 pm
Join us for the Sunshine Coast launch of Mudgirls Manifesto: Handbuilt Homes, Handcrafted Lives. Local Mudgirl Amanda-Rae Hergesheimer as well as visiting Mudgirls Clare, Molly, Amber, Rose, Nina, Rosie, Yolande and Anneliese share inspirational stories of building homes--and communities.
So You've Written a Book...Now What?
Wed., Dec. 5, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Come hear our publishing panel of experts as they reveal the process, from editorial to distribution, and discuss the advantages and challenges of both traditional publishing and self-publishing.
Poetry Workshop with Jane Munro
Sat., Dec. 8, 10:30-12:30 pm
Jane Munro teaches a free workshop, "Poetry is Fun," for poets of all levels. Space is limited. Presented in partnership with the Federation of BC Writers, with sponsorship from the League of Canadian Poets and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Author reading with Jane Munro
Sat., Dec. 8, 2:00 pm
Join Griffin-Prize winner Jane Munro as she shares poetry and prose of BC's coast. Presented in partnership with the Federation of BC Writers, with sponsorship from the League of Canadian Poets and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Matinee Movie & Conversation: Living is Easy with Eyes Closed/ Vivir Es Facil Con Ojos Cerrados
Tues., Dec. 11, 3:30 pm
Join us for this free matinee screening and stay for coffee, tea, snacks and conversation! All ages. Everyone welcome. Film in Spanish with English subtitles. 108 minutes.
Organized in partnership with GDPL and Sunshine Coast Community Services and Capilano University's Welcoming Communities program.
Watch the trailer.
Young People's Programs
The Fall session of our weekly Storytimes is now over. Thank you for your participation. The next 8-week session will begin on January 9/10 and run through to the end of February.
Tween Book Club Planning Party - What kind of Books & Brownies Club to you want?
Tues., Dec. 4, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
A monthly Book Club for readers in grades 7, 8 & 9 (running Jan. to April 2019). Whoever shows up to the Planning Party will determine what kind of book club we run. Whoever shows up, gets to decide. Bring a friend and book title suggestions you would like to read.
First LEGO League Robotics Team
Wed., Dec. 5, 12 & 19, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
LEGO Robotics 101 was a success with more than 30 participants and 8 volunteer leaders. Selected participants have now been invited to take the next challenge by joining the library's first ever LEGO League Team which will meet for 12 weeks from December to March.
Books and Brownies - Teen Book Club
Tues., Dec. 11, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Reading Autoboyography by Christina Lauren. This will be the last Teen Book Club of the year but new readers (in grades 10 & up) are still welcome. Thanks for all the laughs and great conversation. Drop by soon to pick up a copy of the book.
Dungeons & Dragons Games Night
Fri., Dec. 14, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
This is the last in our 4-part Dungeons & Dragons drop-in games night but new players are still welcome. For grades 5 and up, all playing levels welcome, parents also welcome to join the fun. Thanks to everyone for coming out. There have been nearly 100 players and 8 volunteer DMs.
Seasonal Stories, Cider and Songs
Sat. Dec. 15, 2:00 - 3:30 pm
An afternoon of festive calm, in the midst of the season's hectic pace.
Enjoy some stillness as you enjoy a performance by local children's choir Choralations, sip some hot cider, and sink into the good old fashioned pleasure of being told a story. All ages welcome.
Coming up in January:
Jan. 8 to Feb. 12, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
For new or experienced knitters in grades 4 and up.
Learn to knit, work on an on-going project in the company of experienced knitters.
Please register for all events by calling the library at 604.886.2130.