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SPLA Annual General Meeting

The Sechelt Public Library Association will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday February 22, 2020 at 10am in the library’s Community Meeting Room. All persons 18 years and over, carrying a valid Sechelt Public Library card, who are residents/taxpayers in the library’s service area (DoS, SIGD, Areas A, B, and D) are voting members of the association. Trustees will be elected at this meeting.

If you would like to be considered for a position on the Sechelt Library Board, please download and fill out a nomination form.


New Arrivals


New Books/DVDs/Audio – Feb 2020

Video Games – 2020


Downloadable Library Brochures


Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

Events


Friends of the Library
Book Faires 2020

Fri 12-5 / Sat 10-5 / Sun 10-3

First 2020 Book Faire: Mar 6-8

All dates/donation info on FoL page. No Sunday donations.


Calendar


Feb
18
Tue
Youth Drop-in – Maker Space (Jan/Feb 2020)
Feb 18 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Youth Drop-in – Maker Space
Come every Tuesday afternoon to enjoy a rotation of different activities – for ages 10-18. Enjoy your choice of Video games, programming, robotics, iPads, arts and crafts and more.

January and February 2020 Youth Drop-in

Weekly on Tuesdays 3pm-5pmJan 21st, February 18

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL NOT BE A YOUTH DROP-IN ON February 25th.

Feb
19
Wed
Drop-in Lego 2020
Feb 19 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Drop In Lego

Build away! Use our growing collection of Lego to create your own constructions. Supervision required.

Drop-in Lego 2020

Wednesdays, 3-5pm in the Children’s Area. This is a drop-in program. Registration is not required.

 

“The Writers” Group…Winter 2020
Feb 19 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

“The Writers” Group with local writer and instructor Shelley Harrison Rae

A writing group for all writers. No experience necessary.

Writers Group - Winter 2020

This is a FREE Program. To register drop by or call the Library at 604-885-3260. Runs February 12 through March 18, 2020 from 6:30-8:30 in the library.

Feb
20
Thu
Thursday Tech Drop-in with Talia – February 2020
Feb 20 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Thursday Tech Drop-in with Technology Education Coordinator, Sam/Talia…

If you have a quick question about iPads, the internet, computers, ebooks or other technology, drop by the library’s computer area Thursday mornings and Friday afternoons for help. Open to all patrons.

Thursday Tech Drop-in - February 2020

Thursdays 11-1
Feb 6th
Feb 13th
Feb 20th

Spanish Café – Jan/Feb 2020
Feb 20 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Spanish Café

Join the Spanish Café, a guided group for conversational Spanish. Every second Thursday, from 4:30-5:30pm, starting January 9.

Register by calling 604-885-3260.

Feb
24
Mon
Historical Fiction Book Club…Winter/Spring 2020
Feb 24 @ 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. PLEASE NOTE: There is currently a Wait List for this popular book club.

NEXT MEETING(S):

Monday Jan 20, 2020 – A work of historical fiction new to you – come with a brief summary
Monday Feb 24, 2020The White Angel, John Maclachlan Gray (title / author details)
Monday Mar 16, 2020 House of Thieves, Charles Belfoure (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) ; At the edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier ; To defy a King by Elizabeth Chadwick ; Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

 

 

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Programs/Collection


Come in and check out our selection of material celebrating
Black History Month 2020!

Sechelt Library celebrates Black History Month

Visit our Program Guide guide page

Sechelt Library Program Guide Jan/Feb 2020

January and February 2020 Program Guide

Click image to open the guide.

Subscribe to our Program Guide.


Dungeons and Dragons has been cancelled for February

D&D is on hiatus for the next month. Watch this space for its return.



Tech Support with Talia - 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


Circulating Preloaded Kobo Readers NEW Staff Picks, NEW Historical fiction

 Browse all Video Game titles

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