April is Poetry Month – 2018


FACEBOOK Book Spine Poetry contest (for 18+ of age) starts April 3rd and ends Monday, April 16th.
Winner announced Tuesday, April 17th. Enter on the Sechelt Library FACEBOOK page.
Prize:$50 gift certificate to Talewind Books. 

2nd Annual Sechelt Library Poetry Contest
Write a poem about “A Happy Moment in Time”, a happy moment in your past, at the present time or a happy moment you would like to create for the future.

For Children, Youth & Adults – Registration forms available online and at the library.
Prizes & Poetry Line  /  Deadline: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018.Poetry_contest_2018v2

Congratulations to those who finalled in our 2nd Annual Poetry contest! Visit our outdoor poetry line to read all the entries.

1. Gurjot Singh
2. Bridget Towns
3. Hailey Kwasney

1. Richard Austin Borthwick
2. Deanne Mineau
3. Elisabeth Parker


 A Poetry Evening with Susan Telfer, John Pass, Dorothy Stott, and Philip Jager – Thursday, April 19th at 7pm
Local authors reading from their work plus one from their favourite poet.

Transforming Poems into Songs: What you need to know with Lowry Olafson – Thursday, April 26th at 7pm
Lowry is a performing song writer and keynote speaker who has released nine albums and toured the globe. He has also lead almost 500 song writing sessions with over 10,000 kids and adults.

Highlights from last year’s poetry contest

Announcing the Winners and Runners-up in the Celebrating Canada 150 Poetry Contest

Read the group poem written collaboratively by the “Find the Poet in YOU” workshop participants.