Sechelt Library in the news…


August 2018 – Crowded room launches weaving projectThe Local

Photo credit : Cari Miller








May 2018 – Farewell to Margaret (photo gallery) – Coast Reporter

April 2018 – Poetry Contest winnersCoast Reporter


First prize winner, Richard Austin Bothwick, with Deanne Minneau (2nd prize), and Elisabeth Parker (3rd prize). Photo credit: Sherryl Latimer


Poetry contest finalists in the child/youth category: Gurjot Singh (left) and Hailey Kwansney. Photo credit: Sherryl Latimer

April 2018 – Quilt donationCoast Reporter


The Fat Quarters Quilt Group, members of the Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild, donated their fabric, talent and expertise to create and piece a Storytime Quilt for the Sechelt Public Library. Photo credit: Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild

February 2018 – Friends of the Sechelt Library donationCoast Reporter


On behalf of the Friends of the Sechelt Public Library, co-chairs Sandy Friedman and Gillian Smith present a cheque for $26,464 to chief librarian Margaret Hodgins and Library Board chair Ann Hopkins. Photo credit: Teresa Eckford

January 2018 – Telus GrantCoast Reporter


From left: Margaret Hodgins (chief librarian, Sechelt library), Sam Iversen (technology education coordinator), Manjit Kang (retired Telus executive), Ann Hopkins (Sechelt Library Association chair), Ned Hodaly (Telus general manager for Sea to Sky Region) Photo credit: Sherryl Latimer

October 2017 – Sechelt Public Library FundraiserCoast Reporter

September 2017 – BC Federation of Writers EventCoast Reporter


Left to right: Jane Covernton, Linda King, Barb Higgins, and Bruno Huber. Photo credit: Jan Degrass, Coast Reporter

March 2017 – Poetic productions and lyrical libraries Poetry monthCoast Reporter


Poets Richard Austin and Susan Telfer. Photo Credit: Jan Degrass, Coast Reporter










December 2016

From left: Janette Hellmuth, Sechelt Library; Bill Conway; Shona Moody, Canadian Braille Service; Joan Billesberger (seated), Canadian Braille Service.
Photo credit: Sherryl Latimer

Sechelt library first in B.C. to catalogue collection in Braille Coast Reporter

November 2016


Elizabeth Waite with her grandfather Don VanKleek
Photo credit: Lorinda Waite

Childhood Memories Project Launches at the LibraryCoast Reporter