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Reduction in Library Hours

Please note that the library now opens Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. instead of 10:00 a.m. With increased traffic, a new interlibrary loan service, and the popularity of new programs, staff struggle to keep up with the workload. The reduction in hours will not mean a reduction in staff hours. For more information, please click on the document below.2018Reduction

Winter Tech Ed Sessions with Sam

Sam is doing a series of Tech Ed sessions over the coming months – check out the Tech Workshops page for more information.

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Circulating Preloaded Kobo Readers

Downloadable Library brochures

New Arrivals – February 2018

Support your library

 Canada 150 Project Grand Opening / Ribbon Cutting

Thursday Feb 22, 2018 – 1:30 pmCanada150RibbonCuttingFeb2018

Canada 150 grant renovations 

The Library may have to close with short notice for periods of time. Changes in hours will be posted on the library website. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Renewal Campaign


Donate Now Through!

Sechelt Library Press Release re Local Government Funding


Analysis of Five Year Local Government Funding Agreement Report


For more information, see also: Sechelt Library Funders 2013-2018 per capita Results

Sechelt Library in the News…


Events & Programs

The B.C. Government has introduced legislation to hold a referendum in the fall of 2018, which will ask British Columbians to decide whether B.C. should keep its current voting system…or move to a system of Proportional Representation. You can participate by completing the online questionnaire. The engagement closes Feb. 28, 2018.

Friends of the Sechelt Library first Book Faire of the season! Friday February 9 to Sunday February 11 : Fri – 12-5, Sat – 10-5, Sun – 10-3.

See Adult, Youth, and Children’s Programs

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NEW – Meditation Mondays
Feb 19 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Meditation Mondays

Start your week off with focus and mindfulness. A 10 minute guided meditation will be offered at precisely 12:40pm. Doors open at 12:30pm, and you are welcome to stay until 1:00pm, to sit in contemplative silence.MM Jan 2018Starts Monday, January 8, running until Monday April 30, 2018.

Historical Fiction Bookclub
Feb 19 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Historical Fiction Book Club

Historical Fiction fans, join us. Make a list of books you would like to read and discuss. Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library Staff member and Historical Fiction aficionado, will guide the group.

January 2018  The Stonehenge Letters by Harry Karlinsky

February 2018 The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B – January 2018  by Sandra Gulland


Tuesday Talk — Mental Health First Aid with Vanessa White
Feb 20 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Mental Health First Aid with Vanessa White

Find out about Mental First Aid and how it’s important to learn how to recognize a mental health crisis and how to help.

To register, please drop by the library or phone 604-885-3260.

Youth Maker Space
Feb 20 @ 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesdays – January 23rd, Feb 20th, April 24th from 3:30-5pm in the Community Room
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Join us after school to program robots, design and build projects, complete arts and crafts projects and more at this drop-in program. For youth ages  10-18

View our Events Calendar

The Childhood Memories Project survey can now be completed online.

Hours of Operation

  • Mon 10am6pm
  • Tues 10am6pm
  • Wed 1pm7pm
  • Thurs 10am6pm
  • Fri 10am6pm
  • Sat 10am5pm
  • Sun closed

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Phone (604) 885-3260
5797 Cowrie Street
PO Box 2104
Sechelt BC V0N 3A0
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