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 To our valued patrons

The outside book and DVD drop boxes will be temporarily disabled due to a recent theft. Please return items inside for the time being. There are no late fees for items returned after due date. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we work on a solution. 
The catalogue has a complete listTwo per patron, 2 week loan, NO renewal.

Read books featured at this year’s Festival of the Written Arts

 Title list / Author list.Festival of the Written ArtsFor full info and the brochure, visit the Library’s FOWA 2019 page.

New magazines

Read more about the library’s latest additions to the magazine collection.

New magazines

New Arrivals – September 2019

Circulating Preloaded Kobo Readers.Canada Reads, Graphic Novels & NEW Staff Picks.

Downloadable Library brochures

Support your library

Friends of the Library Book Faire
Fri Oct 4 – Sun Oct 6, 2019

Fri 12-5; Sat 10-5; Sun 10-3
Donation criteria.

Tickets available for Sechelt Library and Halfmoon Bay Elementary fundraiser.

Renewal Campaign


Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

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Events & Programs

Tech Support w/Sam Iversen Tech Drop-ins 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Thursday, 1:00-3:00 pm Friday, open to everyone. See schedule. Appointments for Sechelt Library Card holders ONLY.

See Adult, Youth, Kids, & Tech Ed programs

Historical Fiction Book Club…Fall 2019
Sep 16 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Historical Fiction Book Club

Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library Staff member and Historical Fiction aficionado, guides the group.

  • A friendly once-a-month gathering to discuss works of historical fiction.
  • The Historical Fiction Book Club meets the 3rd Monday of the month (Sept to Nov ; Jan to May) from 1:30 til 3:00pm in the Community Room.
  • Please register in advance by contacting the library at 604-885-3260 or info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca


Mon Sept 16 2019At the edge of the Orchard, Tracy Chevalier   (title / author details)
Mon Oct 21 2019To defy a King, Elizabeth Chadwick (title / author details)

Previous discussions:

City of Women by David Gillham (Oct 2017) ; The Winter Palace: a novel of Catherine the Great by Eva Stachniak (Nov 2017) ; The Stonhenge Letters by Harry Karlinsky (Jan 2018) ; The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B  by Sandra Gulland (Feb 2018) ; The Emperor’s Spy by M.C. Scott (Mar 2018); Sarum – Part I by Edward Rutherfurd (Apr 2018); Sarum – Part II by Edward Rutherfurd ( May 2018); Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson (Sept 2018); Helena by Evelyn Waugh (Oct 2018); River of Darkness by Rennie Airth (Nov 2018); Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani (Feb 2019), Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks (Mar 2019), The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (Apr 2019), An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris (May 2019)



Introduction to Family History
Sep 16 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Introduction to Family History

This six week course covers the basics of family history research. Learn how to approach your ancestor quest in a logical and organized manner, network with other genealogists, and share your discoveries with others.

Weekly starting Monday September 16, from 6:30-8:30pm.

Space is limited – to register, call the library at 604-885-3260.

Windows 10 Class – September 2019
Sep 17 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Windows 10 Class
Learn how to use the latest Windows operating system in three beginner-friendly sessions. Topics include: Settings, start menu, Cortana, file explorer, Onedrive and more.

Windows 10 Class

Tuesdays: Sep 10, 17, 24  from 11am-12:30pm in the Community Room at the Sechelt Library.
This is a FREE program. Registration required – come by or call the library at 604-885-3260.

Youth Drop-In: Bored (Not!) Games
Sep 17 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Youth Drop-In: Bored (Not!) Games

Do you love playing bored games? We sure do! Join us for an afternoon of playing your favourite board games. We have many of the classics plus some new ones too.

Fall 2019 Youth Drop-In ProgramAges 10-18. Registration not required.

View our Events Calendar

The Childhood Memories Project survey can now be completed online.

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  • Tue 10am6pm
  • Wed 1pm7pm
  • Thu 10am6pm
  • Fri 10am6pm
  • Sat 10am5pm
  • Sun Closed

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