Location: Gibsons, BC, V0N 1V0, Canada

Little Libraries

There are 6 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

Coast Books (0.0 miles)
287 Gower Point Road, #305, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0 Canada
301-287 Gower Pt Rd, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0 Canada
305-287 Gower Pt, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0 Canada
470 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0 Canada
Government Road and Cardena, Bowen Island, BC Canada
Used Bookstore (12.3 miles)
Wharf Street, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 Canada
Talewind Books (12.3 miles)
5494 Trail Ave, Sechelt, BC
Books N' Stuff (12.4 miles)
5755 Cowrie Street, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 Canada
5797 Cowrie Street, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 Canada
Ashley's Used Books (12.5 miles)
Trail Avenue, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 Canada
5511 Shorncliffe Avenue (Rockwood Centre), Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 Canada
6000 Iona Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1L4 Canada
1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
6361 Memorial Rd., Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
5935 Iona Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1J7 Canada
1985 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
Room 283, 1958 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
1958 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2 Canada
1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
2033 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Canada
1822 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
6200 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada

Local events

Incite: Jane Urquhart and Emily Urquhart
Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch, Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30pm
April 22 2015 (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM)

A rare Incite event featuring mother and daughter. Beloved Canadian author Jane Urquhart reads from her new novel The Night Stages. She's joined by Emily Urquhart who reads from her debut non-fiction book, Beyond the Pale, inspired by her daughter who has albinism.

Part of Incite: An Exploration of Books and Ideas series.

Presented in partnership with the Vancouver Writers Fest (starfishian)
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Earth Poetics in the Park
Heritage Centre, Thursday, April 23 at 1pm
Celebrate Earth Day and Poetry Month together with the Elders Council for Parks and the North Vancouver District Library. Join Deep Cove poet, Trevor Carolan, for a talk about technique in Haiku and “Earth Poetics.” Following will be a nature walk, a quiet meditation break, and some idea sharing.

Free. Registration required. Register at 604-929-3727, ext. 8166
Time: Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm (starfishian)… (more)
Ashley Little Presents "Anatomy of a Girl Gang"
April 23 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

Award winning novelist Ashley Little presents Anatomy of A Girl Gang. Cast out by mainstream society, a gang of 5 teenage women in Vancouver called the Black Roses lash out. They terrorize Vancouver with a raw, restless urgency, setting fire to the world around them to try to erase their painful pasts.

Anatomy of a Girl Gang won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, was a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award, longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and has been optioned for television.

VPL gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts. (starfishian)
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Knox Thrift Sale with Used Book Room
Knox United Church, Friday, April 24 at 5pm
Knox's annual thrift sale features a room packed with used books at great prices. 5PM - 8:30PM (starfishian)
A Feast of Poetry
North Vancouver City Library, Friday, April 24 at 7pm
Help us celebrate National Poetry Month with an evening of poetry and food – the perfect pair! Featuring five local poets, appetizers, and a cash bar. The event is free and open to the public, but please register via North Vancouver City Library's Event Calendar. Doors open at 6:30pm, reading begins at 7:00pm.

Featured Poets
Raoul Fernandes lives and writes in Vancouver, BC. He was a finalist for the 2010 Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers and has been published in numerous literary journals including Prism International, The Malahat Review, CV2, and Event. He is also an editor for the online poetry magazine, The Maynard. His first collection of poems is Transmitter and Receiver out this Spring from Nightwood Editions.

Pam Galloway lives in Vancouver. Her poems have been published widely in literary magazines and anthologies and twice on the website of the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.Her first book of poetry, Parallel Lines, was published in 2006. Her most recent book of poetry is Passing Stranger, published in 2014.

Rachel Rose has won national awards for her poetry, her fiction, and her non-fiction, including a 2014 Pushcart Prize and two nominations for a 2015 Pushcart. She has published poems, short stories and essays in Canada, the U.S., New Zealand and Japan. She is the Poet Laureate of Vancouver.

Rob Taylor grew up in Port Moody and lives in Vancouver with his wife, Marta. He is the author of the poetry collection, The Other Side of Ourselves, and four poetry chapbooks, including Lyric and Smoothing the Holy Surfaces. Rob is the Poetry Editor at PRISM international, a coordinator of the Dead Poets Reading Series, and the co-founder of One Ghana, One Voice, Ghana’s first online poetry magazine

David Zieroth’s most recent books are Albrecht Dürer and me, a book of poems; and The November Optimist, a book of fiction. His other publications include The Fly in Autumn, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry, and several chapbooks, including Hay Day Canticle. A novella, Zoo and Crowbar, will be launched in Toronto on June 7, 2015. In 2008 he founded The Alfred Gustav Press, a micro press for publishing poetry chapbooks. He lives in North Vancouver, BC.

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm (starfishian)
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Knox Thrift Sale with Used Book Room
Knox United Church, Saturday, April 25 at 10am
Knox's annual thrift sale features a room packed with used books at great prices. 10 AM - 1 PM (starfishian)
Jabbering with B.C.: Poetry Reading and Discussion
April 25 2015 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
Canadian poets Kevin Spenst, Raoul Fernandes and Elena E. Johnson read from their recent works, discuss their writing processes, and take questions about poetry and writing. (starfishian)
31st Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala
Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel, Saturday, April 25 at 7pm
The 31st Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel (currently the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel). Tickets will be available for purchase online beginning Monday, March 16. Tickets will be $110 for West Coast Book Prizes Society members and $120 for non-members. More details will be released closer to the event. (starfishian)
Gardening – Kale and Friends!
West Vancouver Memorial Library, Monday, April 27 at 11am
The Library offers practical, lifestyle and educational talks.

Bees and other pollinators are having a rough time, and we count on them for so much. This informal, fun presentation by Sharon Hanna, author of The Book of Kale, demonstrates how growing "superfoods" including kale and herbs in your garden or on a deck can help our flying friends. Luckily, they are also super easy to grow.
Monday, April 27, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Welsh Hall

For more information, visit or call the Information Desk at 604.925.7403. (starfishian)
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April 27 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

After writing a book, there are many obstacles that you face as an author when trying to decide how to publish your work.

Debbie Holmes and June Ariano-Jakes will present the pros and cons of the self-publishing world while giving you some tips on what your next steps should be. Come join us for a conversation about self-publishing and working towards bringing your words to the public!

In partnership with Powerful Paths Publishing. (starfishian)
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Honey, Hives, and Poetry in the City
April 27 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

Celebrate National Poetry Month by investigating food and poetry as a means of cultural and social activism and community building.

Rachel Rose, Poet Laureate of Vancouver
A collaborative reading by scientist and author Mark L. Winston (Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive) and award winning poet Renee Sarojini Saklikar (Children of Air India)
Readings from author and poet Elee Kraljii Gardiner and the Thursdays Writing Collective.
Presentation and honey tasting with Hives for Humanity.

In partnership with SFU Centre for Dialogue (starfishian)
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The Songs and Lives of West Coast Loggers
April 28 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

Jon Bartlett and Rika Ruebsaat present a program of B.C. loggers' songs, 1900-1945. The songs and accompanying historical photographs authenticate the work and world of B.C. loggers.

A partnership event with Canadian Folk Workshop. For more information: jon_bartlett@telus.net (starfishian)
Authors in Our Community – Becoming Intimate with the Earth
West Vancouver Memorial Library, Wednesday, April 29 at 7pm
Celebrate the literary talent in our midst!

Award winning novelist and screenwriter Pauline Le Bel's Becoming Intimate with the Earth offers compelling stories to heal our relationships with our planet. Pauline's readings are fun and interactive so bring your sense of humour.
Wednesday, April 29, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall West

For more information, visit or call the Information Desk at 604.925.7403 (starfishian)
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Booktopia Youth Art Exhibit
West Vancouver Memorial Library, Friday, May 1 at 10am
Come discover our community's creative spirit! With works on display both on the Main Floor and the Lower Level, the Library's Art Gallery showcases the talents of established and emerging artists.

See dozens of pieces created by youth artists attending secondary schools in West Vancouver including digital animations in Room 14, the Library's teen space.
Friday, May 1, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Art Gallery

For more information, contact the Youth Department at wvmlyouth@westvanlibrary.ca or 604.925.7408. (starfishian)
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Let's Learn About Honeybees
May 2 2015 (2:00 PM – 3:30 PM)

Join local beekeeper Derrick To for a conversation about honeybees. Learn about their life cycle and how we depend on these incredibly important insects. Worldwide, honeybees are dying. Find out some of the reasons, and what you can do to help. This workshop is part of Vancouver Public Library's Greenest City series. (starfishian)
Dinosaurs in my Garden? The World of Birds and Birding with Dr. Peter Candido
May 2 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Numbering over 10,000 species, birds are the most diverse group of vertebrates on earth. Explore some of the amazing abilities of birds and learn about some of the species found in the Vancouver area and beyond with Dr. Peter Candido. (starfishian)
Piece of Mind Opening Reception
May 4 2015 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

An interactive evening of mingling with artists and psychologists; become a part of the exhibition by drawing a piece of your mind on our communal canvas that will be exhibited in the gallery. Experience the panel of artists and psychologists discussing what art and psychological health means to them.

In partnership with the B.C. Psychological Association. (starfishian)… (more)
Judy Yung, Historian and Eddie Fung, Texas Cowboy
May 5 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

Judy Yung, author of Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, will show slides, read poetry and tell stories of the Chinese who were detained at Angel Island in San Francisco Bay and Victoria, B.C.

Eddie Fung, author of The Adventures of Eddie Fung, will share how his Chinese upbringing and life as a Texas cowboy helped him survive 42 months of captivity as a prisoner of war of the Japanese during World War II.

In Celebration of Asian Heritage Month (starfishian)… (more)
Incite: Russell Smith, Adam Lewis Schroeder and Kristi Charish
Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch, Wednesday, May 6 at 7:30pm
May 6 2015 (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM)

Three modern voices take the stage for an evening of dark humour with a hint of the supernatural. Globe & Mail columnist Russell Smith reads from his new story collection Confidence, Adam Lewis Schroeder reads from All-Day Breakfast and Kristi Charish reads from her "kick-ass" supernatural thriller Owl and the Japanese Circus.

Part of Incite: An Exploration of Books and Ideas series.

Presented in partnership with the Vancouver Writers Fest (starfishian)… (more)
Ruff Sex: Fighters, Wingmen, and Female Mimics with Dr. David Lank
May 8 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Ruff sandpipers have three types of males that differ distinctly in breeding plumage, courtship behaviour, and genes. Learn how and why dark plumaged territorial males, light plumaged co-displaying associates, and rare 'female mimics' co-exist and which ones females prefer with Dr. David Lank. (starfishian)
Owls and Ducks in Cities, OH MY!
May 9 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

A Bird Week double header on urban birds. First, owls were a common feature of farmland one or two generations ago, but have become increasingly difficult to find. How have owls been able to adapt to urbanization in the last 30 years and what challenges do they face, with Sofi Hindmarch. Then we look at waterfowl grazing adaptations and how land use planning can shift behaviour to better co-exist with these important species, with Holly Middleton. (starfishian)… (more)
Dead Poets Reading Series
May 10 2015 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)

Five poets/poetry-lovers/readers/writers bring to life the works of their favourite deceased poets. Each reader will give a brief presentation on the life and work of their chosen poet, followed by a poetry reading.

For more information, visit the Dead Poets Reading Series website. (starfishian)
Ian Weir Presents 'Will Starling'
May 12 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

Award–winning local author Ian Weir presents his critically acclaimed recent work, Will Starling. It's 1816 and young Will Starling returns to London after serving as a surgical assistant on the battlefields of the continent. To re-establish himself, he is drawn into an uneasy association with the Doomsday Men, grave-robbers who supply London's surgeons with cadavers for research. Could the murder and mayhem that follow be the machinations of a larger conspiracy at work?

VPL gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts. (starfishian)
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Meet Me in Venice
May 13 2015 (7:00 PM – 8:30 PM)

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month.

Award-winning journalist and author Suzanne Ma will read from her exciting new book, Meet Me in Venice: A Chinese Immigrant's Journey from the Far East to the Faraway West which documents the true story of 16-year-old Ye Pei, a young Chinese woman who immigrates to Italy in the hopes of reuniting with her mother and providing her family with a better future. Suzanne will talk about her five-year adventure researching and writing the book, and about the importance of immigrant stories unfolding all around us. (starfishian)… (more)
Asymmetrical Press, The Minimalists, and Exile Lifestyle Present: WordTasting Tour 2015
May 14 2015 (7:00 PM – 9:00 PM)

Not just a book reading, not just another event—a meaningful experience. From minimalism and travel to storytelling and humor, this tour provides a taste of something for everyone.

The Minimalists, Colin Wright, Josh Wagner, Shawn Mihalik, Skye Steele, and special local guests present an evening of WordTasting: readings, stories, live music, questions, and answers.

Seating is limited. (starfishian)
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