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Spine Poetry Instagram Challenge

Happy Poetry Month! We want to invite those of you who are Instagram fans to participate in a SPINE POETRY …

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Meeting Cafe

Tablet Tutorial (not for iPads)

This 2-part workshop leads beginners through the basics of using their (non-Apple) tablet or smart phone. APR 17: 11:00-12:30 pm …

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eHelp

Tech Thursdays

  • April 18, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 13, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Want to work on your computer skills or have an eBook question? Book a 30-minute appointment for free, one-on-one technology …

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French Conversation Circle

  • April 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

  • Branch: Gabriola Island
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Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? This is a free, drop in event designed …

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Knitting

Bowser Knitwits

Meet up at Bowser library every Thursday for a fun hour of knitting. Drop in.

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Tech Help

eHelp

  • April 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

  • Branch: Quadra Island
  • Audience:

Tech help for those in need! Book an appointment for one-on-one help with your technology-related questions.

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Bookclub Coffee

Natural Medicine for Digestive Troubles

In recognition of IBS Awareness Month, join Natural Health Consultant, Lisa Leger of Pharmasave for a trip down the gastro-intestinal …

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Games Night

Magic: the Gathering® Club

Come play Magic: the Gathering® at the Library! If you've never played and would like to learn, we have plenty …

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Film Clapper

Smart Cinema: M

Come down to the library every 3rd Thursday for a good thought-provoking film. Our Smart Cinema selection for Thursday, April …

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Frigon Book Club

Frigon Book Club

  • April 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    One event on February 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on March 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on March 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on April 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on May 2, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on May 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on June 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on June 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on September 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on January 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on February 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on February 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

  • Branch: Port Alice
  • Venue: Frigon Book Club
  • Audience: ,

Interested in joining the Frigon Book Club or starting your own? Tweens, Young Adults and Adult New Book Clubs welcome! Contact the library at 250-284-3554 or text 250-902-8892 for how to begin.

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Writing 101

The Editing Process with Lenore Hietkamp

The process of editing begins with a relationship between editor and author, because the editor’s job is to make sure …

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Poetry Night

Celebrate National Poetry Month with an open mic poetry evening at the library. Refreshments will be provided!

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