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Word on the Water Sept. 24

On Saturday, Sept. 24 the special event Word on the Water takes place on the BC Ferries’ Langdale route. Join Sechelt and Gibsons Public Library staff for random acts of reading and storytelling on the 10:25/11:30am and 12:35/1:35pm sailings. Word on the Water celebrates Literacy Month in a unique coastal way. Literacy month gives our ... Read More »

A reconfigured Gibsons Library re-opens

Welcome back. On August 27 the Gibsons & District Public Library re-opened after a two-week closure to complete a space reconfiguration project. As the final touches were being completed on opening day members lined up outside the Library doors, excited to view the changes. Since that day, feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and though the ... Read More »

Just a week left before Gibsons Library renovation shutdown

The folks at the Gibsons Public Library want to remind you that the library is soon closing for two weeks for renovations.  Books borrowed after July 21 and non-book items borrowed after Aug. 5 can only be returned after the renovations are complete on Aug. 27. Overdue fees will be waived during this period. You ... Read More »

Gibsons Library renovation closure

The Gibsons Public Library reminds you that it will be closed August 12 – 26. It is re-organizing and renovating the existing library layout to create a more user-friendly, comfortable environment. Books borrowed after July 21 and non-book items borrowed after Aug. 5 can only be returned after the renovations are complete on August 27. ... Read More »

Gibsons Library closing for renovations in August

Just as the outdoor repairs to the Gibsons & District Public Library (GDPL) building come to an end, renovations will begin inside the library. From August 12 – August 26, the Library will be closed to complete a space reconfiguration project: re-organizing and renovating the existing Library layout to create a more user friendly comfortable ... Read More »

Halfmoon Bay poet picks up major prize

Congratulations to Halfmoon Bay Poet Joe Denham, whose third poetry collection, “Regeneration Machine” (Nightwood Editions, $18.95), has won the 2016 Canadian Authors Assocation (CAA) Award for Poetry. The prize is awarded to the Canadian author of the best work of poetry published in the preceding year. “Regeneration Machine” is a 100-stanza, 9,000-word letter-in-verse to his ... Read More »

Creative Minds Camp at Gibsons Library

Summer is on its way.  A season for kids of all ages to play, imagine, relax & explore, and that is exactly what the Gibsons Public Library has in store. Creative Minds Camp was offered for the first time last year and because of its success we are repeating it again this year. The camp ... Read More »

Books & Beyond – Gibsons and District Public Library

The Gibsons and Sechelt public libraries and School District 46 have joined forces to increase support for children and their families to improve literacy skills. Our first step in achieving this goal is to ensure that every student in the district has a library membership. Earlier this month, thanks to help from School District Superintendent ... Read More »

Master Gardener at Gibsons Library

As the earth around us wakes up from its Winter dormancy, we Sunshine Coasters are reminded of how fortunate we are to live in such a spectacular natural setting. Gardeners of every skill level can find a bounty of resources at the library to inspire and assist with their plans. Our gardening collection is extensive, ... Read More »

Library offering free income tax help

Spring is here; that means it must be tax time. To help ease the stress of tax season the Library is offering free income tax assistance sessions for eligible individuals (modest income and a simple tax situation) on Fridays throughout March and April from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. This service is provided by the Community ... Read More »

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