An independent woman, her dog, and murder. Throw in a Hampshire village and you have a perfect setting for a cozy…
An afternoon of British treats, tea, and mystery with a reading from the inaugural book in the British Book Tour Mysteries series by Marion Crook, writing as Emma Dakin.
Books for sale by Talewind Books.
Join us for a free screening of this critically acclaimed film. A sit-in by patrons at a public library escalates into a police standoff and a media sideshow, in Emilio Estevez’s arresting drama that explores issues surrounding homelessness, mental health, and community.
Doors 6:30 pm | Showtime 7 pm
Recommended ages 13+.
Film in English. 119 minutes.
Help us ensure adequate seating! Please register by calling the library at 604.886.2130.
Official trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eZtMGM6ya8
Fridays to Nov 29th. November is National Novel Writing Month! (NaNoWriMo)
2-4 pm: Quiet Writing Space
4-5 pm: TGIF NaNoWriMo Social
Get a “shot of caffeine for your creative life” by joining over 400,000 participants as they strive to draft a novel in one month!
To help you in your quest, the library hosts four “Come Write In!” sessions. Come to the library for some dedicated novel-writing space, and join your fellow adventurers as they type away. Laptops available upon request.
For more information about National Novel Writing Month, visit NaNoWriMo.org
Facilitated by volunteers.
Sign up to share 5 minutes of poetry or prose at the Gibsons Public Library’s monthly open mic! In November, MUSE hosts special guest author Bernadette Wagner, who will read from her new collection, The Dry Valley, following the open mic. Wagner is a multi-genre writer, community educator and a community organizer living in Regina, Saskatchewan. Her poetry has been broadcast on radio and TV, published in journals and anthologies, and has appeared in film, on CD, and on the web.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 15, 2019, and indicate your preferred display period:
Sat Nov 2, 16, & Dec 21. Drop in Wed Dec 4. For people who have lived experience with mental illness themselves or through a loved one or friend. Whether you write prose, poetry, comix, or don’t know yet what form you like, come and explore. There will be time to develop a longer piece over several workshops or to create something new each time. Anything can happen and everything is possible. With poet/playwright/novelist Lenore Rowntree, co-editor and a contributor to the anthology Hidden Lives: true stories from people who live with mental illness. To register, call the library at 886.2130. Sponsored by SCCU.
Take your turn at the mic! Share 5 minutes of prose, poetry or song at the Gibsons Public Library’s monthly open mic, MUSE. Takes place the last Wednesday of each month. This month’s prompt: “The Unknown.” (Readings unrelated to the prompt also welcome!) Sign up in advance by calling the library or sign up at the event.
At the Gibsons Public Library, Arts Building, Sunshine Coast Museum, Art Garden + outdoor locations
All Ages – Admission by Donation
Driftwood Players Spooky Theatre | Treat & Treasure Hunt | Shadow Puppet Making | Community Shadow Show with Sandy Buck | Costume Contest | Music & Visual Treats by Coast Streaming (Mieke Jay & Steve Weave) | Freaky Fiction Readings | Museum Haunted House with Spectral Projections | Ghostly Graveyard | Spooky Snack Bar | Gibsons Lantern Festival installation
Costume party at Tapworks, 9 pm-late. Free entry with costume!