Event Calendar

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Jan
17
Thu
Preschool Storytime
Jan 17 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Preschool Storytime

Come join us on Thursdays from 11:00 to noon for stories and songs, finger plays and fun!

Preschool Storytime is a free, weekly  drop-in program for 2 to 5 year olds and their caregivers.

Everyone welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writing and Reading the Mystery Novel
Jan 17 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Writing and Reading the Mystery Novel
with Marion Crook and Pam Fairweather

As the author of more than twenty books, including several mystery novels under the name Emma Dakin, Marion Crook discusses what makes a mystery and how to set about writing one.

 

Pam has always loved mysteries, but since retirement, she’s connected with an international community of mystery fans, attending over a dozen mystery conventions across North America! Pam shares some of her experiences and passion for great mystery novels.

 

Conversational French
Jan 17 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Parlez-vous Francais?

Come practice your French on alternate Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:30.

Jan
18
Fri
The LIFT Speaker Series – Get Inspired. Learn Stuff
Jan 18 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

 

Inspirational and educational talks the third Friday of every month.

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January’s theme:  The Message of Stress: Don’t Just Cope, Thrive

With speakers Sandy Wrightman, Sarah Daigneault, Eddie Berinstein

and host Stephen Sell.

Each LIFT event features three speakers. If you would like to be a host or speaker at LIFT, please contact the organizer through the online form.

Future dates:  January 18, February 15, April 19, May 17
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

(No LIFT in December or March)

Jan
19
Sat
Podcasting 101 with Sean Eckford
Jan 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

 

 

Sign up for this free workshop and learn how to podcast, from recording to distribution.

 

 

Sean Eckford is a broadcaster and journalist with more than 30 years experience as a reporter, host and newscaster with CBC Radio, the BBC World Service, and various private radio stations and print publications.

Since moving back home to the Sunshine Coast in 2006 Sean has worked as the news director for 91.7 Coast FM and, most recently, as a staff writer and podcast producer for the Coast Reporter.

Jan
21
Mon
Knitting a Community
Jan 21 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

knittingMondays, from 10 a.m. to noon, ongoing

A weekly drop-in knit and crochet gathering:  knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome to attend this FREE group!   Get tips and support if you are a beginner.  Work on your own project or on a joint blanket project.

Donations of yarn, wool, knitting needles or crochet needles gratefully accepted.

All ages welcome (kids must be supervised by an adult.)

Japanese Conversation
Jan 21 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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Every Monday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.  

 

Japanese conversation group – all levels welcome!

With facilitator Aki

 

Jan
22
Tue
Knitting a Community
Jan 22 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

knittingTuesdays, from 10 a.m. to noon, ongoing

A weekly drop-in knit and crochet gathering:  knitters and crocheters of all levels are welcome to attend this FREE group!   Get tips and support if you are a beginner.  Work on your own project or on a joint blanket project.

Please call Heather at the Library (604-886-2130) to sign up for this free, ongoing group.  Or call  Lynne Dyment (604-886-2965) for more info on donating 6 or 9 inch knitted or crocheted squares for the blanket project.

Donations of yarn, wool, knitting needles or crochet needles gratefully accepted.

Writers’ Group with Vicki Warner
Jan 22 @ 12:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Writers' Group BlueWriters’ group with Vicki Warner:  Alternate Tuesdays from 12:30 – 3:15.

Pre-registration required.

Please call Vicki at 778-458-2580 to register.

Intergenerational Knitting
Jan 22 @ 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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Learn to knit or work on an on-going project in the company of experienced knitters. Every Tuesday from January 8 until February 12. For new or experienced knitters in grades 4 and up.