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It’s also snuggle-up-with-a-book season

It’s a cozy time of year as the cold weather inspires us to curl up with a warm drink and a great read. The library has lots of great new books in every format: large print, audio books, e-books and hardcovers. Come and make your holiday season great with something captivating to read. As the ... Read More »

A new era begins at Gibsons Library

I am honoured and thrilled to be able to write this article as the new Library Director. I believe that in this time of mass technological change, and information overload, that libraries have never been more important to community life. We are here to assist you with navigating the online world; to offer you a ... Read More »

New library director appointed in Gibsons

The Gibsons and District Public Library (GDPL) Board is pleased to announce the hiring of Heather Evans-Cullen for the position of Library Director, commencing Nov. 1. Ms. Evans-Cullen emerged as the top candidate in a hiring search that yielded 16 local, national and international candidates. The combination of her management experience, library outreach capability, and ... Read More »

Fall back into books

After the hot summer of bustling activity, fall is a great time to be more reflective, and to take time to read or learn something new. There are always great new books at the library, as well as many new online resources that are fun to try such as Zinio.  Zinio can easily be accessed ... Read More »

Busy summer at Gibsons Library

The library has been bustling this summer with a diverse array of programs for young people. Books were vibrating with music beats at our tween dance during which summer program participants showed off the DJ skills they had learned with instructor and professional DJ Henry Telfer. The creative minds camps have had kids learning everything ... Read More »

Graphic novel section set for launch at Sechelt Library

What do you think of when you hear the words “graphic novel?” Maybe Tin Tin, Asterix or Anime?  Or maybe your think of comics, such as Archie, or Mad Magazine. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a graphic novel as “cartoon drawings that tell a story and are published as a book”. Graphic novels have come a ... Read More »

Time to get into your summer reading

Summer has finally reached the Coast and many of us are setting the pause button on busy schedules and gearing up to slow down and enjoy some long awaited summer-time activities. Whether this means a road trip, time at the beach, on a boat, preparing for visitors or just finding that perfect spot in the ... Read More »

Summer reading for kids at Gibsons library

Summer is on its way.  A season for kids of all ages to play, imagine, relax and explore, and that is exactly what the Gibsons Public Library has in store. The summer reading club will once again offer younger children the chance to play games, hear stories, make friends and be creative, all while encouraging ... Read More »

Spring into the garden at Gibsons library

After a very wet start, Spring is upon us, and gardeners are enjoying the satisfaction that comes from planning and planting. Whether you are a novice or an experienced green thumb, the library has a diverse selection of gardening resources to assist you. In addition to our many resources, there are some exciting gardening workshops ... Read More »

Library visitor numbers keep going up

The Library recently held its Annual General Meeting. This annual event is not only a legislative requirement but an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year and to share the goals and aspirations of the Library for the coming year. 2016 accomplishments highlighted the Library’s mission of connecting community to culture, knowledge ... Read More »

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