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December 2019

Opportunity: Call for submissions: Art display at the Gibsons Public Library in 2020

December 14 @ 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:30 pm, repeating until December 15, 2019

| Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

The Gibsons Public Library displays work from a different local artist or group of artists every six weeks. We are currently inviting submissions for display in 2020. Please email jpeg samples of your work to aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca January 2 to February 18, 2020 February 18 to March 31, 2020 March 31 to May 12, 2020 May 12 to June 23, 2020 June 23 to August 4, 2020 September 1 to October 13, 2020 November 3 to December 15, 2020 Deadline December…

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January 2020

Workshop and Book Launch with Michael Mirolla

January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

The author of over a dozen works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama, Montreal's Michael Mirolla launches his new novel, The Last News Vendor. Workshop: Learn how to structure a short story for best effect, how to maintain the internal structure and logic of a short story in order to keep the reader engaged, and how to tighten and hone their first (and second and third) drafts. Participants are encouraged to bring a short story they have written (2000 max.,…

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Clothing Swap

January 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

Bring your clean clothes and accessories to the library for someone else to love β€” and take home something new-to-you! (Please only bring items in good condition!)

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MUSE: Open Mic at the Library

January 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons

It's a new year...so anything goes! Share 5 minutes of poetry, prose or song on whatever moves you! Sign up in advance by calling the library at 604.886.2130 or sign up at the event.

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February 2020

Writing workshop with Arushi Raina

February 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

For youth ages 12+ "Let's work together to write in voices--familiar, unexpected, and sometimes strange. Let's talk about what it means to be different. Let's reach people with words." ARUSHI RAINA grew up in South Africa and has also lived in India, Egypt, Nigeria, the US, UK, and most recently, in Vancouver Canada. Her debut novel, When Morning Comes is set in apartheid South Africa and explores the lives of four very different teens on the brink of a youth…

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Author Event : The Soweto Youth Uprising in Fact & Fiction, with Arushi Raina

February 1, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

At this author talk, β€œThe Soweto Youth Uprising in Fact and Fiction,” novelist Arushi Raina provides glimpses of apartheid South Africa through pictures, fiction and facts, followed by a discussion on how moments in the stories and histories echo with current events in Canada and internationally. ARUSHI RAINA grew up in South Africa and has also lived in India, Egypt, Nigeria, the US, UK, and most recently, in Vancouver Canada. Her debut novel, When Morning Comes is set in apartheid…

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