Adult Programs at the library

March/April 2017                                           May 2017

Author Readings

Thursday, March 30th 7pm – 8:30pm Federation of BC Writers with 3 Writers / One Genre, Literary Non-Fiction with Claire Finlayson, Heather Conn & Sheila Cameron

Tuesday, April 4th 7pm “Finger Up the Bum, A Guide to My Prostate Cancer” by Michael Hart Izen


April is Poetry Month at the Sechelt Library

(Poetry Month is sponsored by the Friends of the Sechelt Library)


Tuesday Talks for APRIL at 1:30pm-3:00pm  in the Community Room

April 4 Tuesday Talks at the Sechelt Library – The Glass Sponge Reefs with Marina Stjecpovic from the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association. Find out more about The North McCall Bank glass sponge reefs just off the shore of Sechelt.

April 11 Tuesday Talks at the Sechelt Library – Mindful Based Stress Reduction with Dr. Eddie Berinstein. A sampling of how to cultivate mindfulness through meditation practice which will allow us to be more present for our moments as they unfold.

April 18 Tuesday Talks at the Sechelt Library –  All Things Fungi! Find out the role of mushrooms in our forest with Stephen Murphy from Murphy’s Forest Tours.

April 26 Tuesday Talks at the Sechelt Library  – The Ocean Avenue Community Garden with Laura Walker. Find out what’s happening and how to get involved with your downtown community garden

Location: Community Room

**After the month of April, Tuesday Talks will commence in October**


Ongoing programming…

Volunteer Income Tax Program –  Mondays – 12noon-5pm in the Archive Room – By appointment. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

Tech Support by our Digital Skills Intern Sam. Monday-Friday in the Library. By appointment. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

Childhood Memories Project. Questionnaires are available upon request, if you want to share your memories of childhood. Available at the Sechelt Library until the end of June. If you have any questions, please contact Sherryl Latimer, Program & Outreach Coordinator for the Sechelt Library.sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca or call 604 885 3260


 On Thursdays

The 1st Thursday of the month: Board Game Time – April 6, May 4. 1:30pm-3:00pm In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

The 2nd Thursday of the month: German Conversation Cafe –  April 13, May 11. 4:30pm-5:30pm.In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

The 3rd Thursday of the month: “The Writers” Group –  April 20, May 18. A writing group for all writers. No experience necessary. With local writer and instructor Shelley Harrison Rae. 7pm-8:30pm. In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

The 4th Thursday of the month: Spanish Conversation Cafe –  April 27, May 25. 4:30pm-5:30pm.In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca


Coming Soon…

  • Talks & Displays for Mental Health Week in May.

 

See you at the Library… a space to think!


May 2017

Sechelt Library Adult Programming & EVENTS  – MAY 2017

In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library

All programs are free. Space is limited. Registration is required. 

Call 604 885 3260 or email info@secheltlibrary.ca

 

ONE: Author Readings:

 Monday, May 15 – 6:30-7:30pm Author Reading with Children’s Author Margriet Ruurs. “Stepping Stones – A Refugee Family’s Journey”. 

A story of Rama and her family, who are forced to flee their once-peaceful village to escape the ravages of the civil war raging ever closer to their home. Everyone is welcome. At the Sechelt Library. Registration recommended due to limited seating. FMI: Call the Sechelt Library 604 885 3260 or sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca or visit www.secheltlibrary.ca

Thursday, May 25 – 7:00pm – 8:00pm Book Launch & Author Reading with Doug Smith “Prairie Spirit”. 

Imagine… a typical boy, growing up in an ordinary prairie town, but when he spends summers on his  Uncle’s farm, strange things begin to happen – and no one will talk about them! Everyone Welcome. FMI: Call the Sechelt Library 604 885 3260. Email: sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca. Visit http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/

 

TWO: Mental Health Week May 1-7

Monday, May 1 – 7pm-8:30pm  “That’s Just Crazy Talk” DVD screening & Q&A with Victoria Maxwell.

Due to limited space, registration is recommended. FMI: Call the Sechelt Library 604 885 3260. Email: sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca. Visit http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/

Tuesday, May 2 – 1:30pm-3:00pm  Micheal D. Mann, Richard Austin Bothwick, & Hugh Macaulay.

Reading, reciting, discussion on mental health. Due to limited space, registration is recommended. Call the Sechelt Library 604 885 3260. Visit http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/

Tuesday, May 2 – 11am-12:30pm  Journalling Workshop with Violette Clark.

“Art of Journaling: A Healing Journey”. Due to limited space, registration is recommended. Call the Sechelt Library 604 885 3260. Visit http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/

Thursday, May 4 – 10:30am-12noon  VCH Mental Health team Art Workshop

Join the VCH Mental Healt team with an art workshop and finding out “What is the Older Adult Mental Health Program on the Coast.” Due to limited space, registration is recommended. Call the Sechelt Library 604 885 3260. Visit http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/

Thursday, May 4 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm “Two Voices of Mental Health” with Patricia Hetherington & Weegee Sachtjen.

Due to limited space, registration is recommended. Call the Sechelt Library 604 885 3260. Visit http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop/

 

THREE: Technology Education (Tech Ed)

Tuesday, May 23 – 10:30am-12noon Ipad 101 Workshop: Tips & Tricks to get the most from your ipad & iphone.

This workshop is ideal for beginners and those who would like to learn more about their iPads. Topics will include downloading apps, navigating your iPad, reading library books and magazines, and other useful tips that will make you an iPad expert. Bring your own iPad or iPhone and make sure you can access your apple id.  At the Sechelt Library. Registration required. 604 885 3260 or dsi@secheltlibrary.ca or visit www.secheltlibrary.ca

 

FOUR: Ongoing programming…

Tech Support by our Digital Intern Sam. Monday-Friday, 10:30 am -6:00 pm in the Library. By appointment. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca

Childhood Memories Project. Questionnaire are available upon request, if you want to share your memories of childhood. Available at the Sechelt Library until the end of June. If you have any questions, please contact Sherryl Latimer, Program & Outreach Coordinator for the Sechelt Library.sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca or call 604 885 3260

 

FIVE: On Thursdays

The 1st Thursday of the month: Board Game Time – May 4. 1:30pm-3:00pm In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

The 2nd Thursday of the month: German Conversation Cafe –  May 11. 4:30pm-5:30pm.In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

The 3rd Thursday of the month: “The Writers” Group – May 18. A writing group for all writers. No experience necessary. With local writer and instructor Shelley Harrison Rae. 7pm-8:30pm. In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

The 4th Thursday of the month: Spanish Conversation Cafe – May 25. 4:30pm-5:30pm.In the Community Room at the Sechelt Library. This program is free. Registration required. Call 604 885 3260 or email info@sechelt. bclibrary.ca

 

SIX: Coming Soon…

  • Multi-Cultural Event in collaboration with Welcoming Communities & Sunshine Coast Litaracy Coalition – Friday, June 16at the Sechelt Library and the Seaside Centre
  • BC Culture Days Event – Saturday, September 29– BookART  – watch for details

 

See you at the Library… a space to think!