Event Calendar

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Nov
15
Thu
Tech Drop-in with Sam – Fall 2018
Nov 15 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Tech Drop-in with Technology Education Coordinator, Sam…

Tech Drop-in poster - updated june 11th for summer dates on tuesdaysIf you have a quick question about iPads, the internet, computers, ebooks or other technology, drop by the library’s computer area Thursdays and and one Tuesday from 11 am to 1 pm (see schedule below) for help. Open to all patrons.

Upcoming Tech Drop-in dates:

Thursdays:
Sept 6th
Sept 27th
Oct 4th
Oct 11th
Oct 18th
Nov 1st
Nov 8th
Nov15th
Nov 22nd
Nov 29th

Tuesday:
Sept 18th

Tech Ed at the Library – Nov 2018
Nov 15 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Tech Ed at the Library
These sessions will go in-depth on a variety of tech topics.

3rd Thursday of the month  4pm-5:30pm (except 1:30-3pm on October 18)
Oct 18, Nov 15
Teens, Adults, Seniors

September 20th: CANCELLED

October 18th: Saving your memories

November 15th: Your Library Online                
Learn how to access ebooks and the other online services available at the Sechelt Library.

Tech Ed Library Workshop - nov 2018_rvsdAll programs are free. Please call the library (604-885-3260), visit the library, or email info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca to register.

Author visit: Jane Reid – “Freshly Picked – A Locavore’s Love Affair with BC’s Bounty”
Nov 15 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Author visit: Jane Reid – “Freshly Picked – A Locavore’s Love Affair with BC’s Bounty

Freshly picked is an essential read for any local food lover. Season by season, read offers stories, memories, and tales of love and affection for the best of what BC has to offer.

Freshly PickedThursday, November 15   7:00pm-9:00pm
Register in advance by calling 604 885-3260 or sending an email to info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca.

Nov
16
Fri
Louis Riel Day – Métis Flag Raising
Nov 16 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Louis Riel Day – Métis Flag Raising

Join us at the Library and meet members of the United Canadian Métis Nation after the flag raising of the Métis Flag, outside the District of Sechelt/Sechelt Library building, in recognition of Louis Riel Day. Coffee & Refreshments will be served.

Louis Riel Day 2018Friday, November 16   12pm-1pm
In the community room – all are welcome.

Nov
17
Sat
All Ages Maker Space – Fall 2018
Nov 17 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

All Ages Maker Space – Monthly on Saturdays: 2pm-4pm
Join us at this drop-in program to experiment with laptops, iPads, robotics, arts and crafts, and other fun projects in a relaxed, fun environment. This program is for adults, teens and families to play with technology together.

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This is a FREE drop-in program – NO registration required. For more information, call 604-885-3260 or email: info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca

This program supported by:

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Nov
19
Mon
Beginner Computer Class
Nov 19 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

“NEW” Beginner Computer Class

Every week you will work through an online course on basic computer skills at your own pace, with our Technology Education Coordinator available when you need help. You can bring your own laptop or borrow one of the library’s laptops. This program has been made possible by the District of Sechelt’s Community Investment Program.

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All programs are free. Please call the library (604-885-3260), visit the library, or email info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca to register.

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

Historical Fiction Book Club

Historical Fiction fans, join us. Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library Staff member and Historical Fiction aficionado guides the group. Contact Teresa for more information.

NEXT MEETING: October 15, 2018 – Helena by Evelyn Waugh

September 2018 book: Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson
November 2018 book: River of darkness by Rennie Airth

September 17, 2018 – Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson (2018 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts Author)

PREVIOUS DISCUSSIONS

January 15, 2018  The Stonehenge Letters by Harry Karlinsky

February 19, 2018 The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B  by Sandra Gulland

March 19, 2018 The Emperor’s Secret by M.C. Scott

April 16, 2018 Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

May 28, 2018 – Sarum – Part II by Edward Rutherfurd

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KAIROS Blanket Exercise – Reconciliation through Education & Understanding…
Nov 19 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

KAIROS Blanket Exercise – Reconciliation through Education & Understanding…

Blanket Exercises with facilitators John & Nancy Denham. This exercise is a unique participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers, and educators – one that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

Saturday, October 27th 10am-1pm in the Community Room
Monday, November 19th 2pm-5pm at the Seaside Centre

First Contact – Screening & Discussions
Nov 19 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Louis Riel Day – Métis Flag Raising

Most Canadians have never taken the time to get to know Indigenous People or visit their communities. First Contact takes six average Canadians, all with strong opinions about Indigenous People, on a unique 28-day journey into Indigenous Canada. Leaving their everyday lives behind the six will travel deep into Winnipeg, Nunavut, Alberta, Northern Ontario, and the coast of BC to visit Indigenous communities. Hosted by the syiyaya Reconciliation Movement & Sechelt Library.

First Contact
Monday, November 19 ; November 26; December 3   7:00pm-9:00pm
Register in advance by calling 604 885-3260 or sending an email to info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca.

Nov
20
Tue
Tuesday Talk: Cancer supports on the Sunshine Coast
Nov 20 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Cancer Supports on the Coast

Find out about supports on the Sunshine Coast, either for yourself, a friend, or someone you care about. Representatives from the local Prostate Support Group, Flare on the Coast – Cancer Support Group, and Dr. Ron Mundy and will be in attendance.

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Tuesday, November 20   1:30pm-3pm
Register in advance by calling 604 885-3260 or sending an email to info@sechelt.bclibrary.ca.