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My Favourite Poems – Pender Is. Library
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Pender Island Library presents:  The 4th annual “My Favourite Poems” event

Hosted by Pender Island poet Sandy Shreve

Do you have a favourite poem, one you’ve always treasured, or maybe just recently discovered?  If so, we hope you’ll bring it to our Favourite Poems Event and read it to other poetry lovers who’ll be there.

The ‘rules’ are simple:

  • Read a favourite poem, written by someone other than yourself
  • Time limit: 5 minutes or less including any comments you want to make

The event is free and all are welcome to attend (no pre-registration needed). Refreshments are provided by donation.

Join us in celebrating 20 years of National Poetry Month in Canada!


















Click on poster to read more about National Poetry Month in Canada.

Pauline Le Bel: author reading – Galiano Is. Library
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Galiano Library presents:

Meet the Author: Pauline Le Bel

Sat. April 15 at 3:00 pm at the Galiano Library

A 45-min., presentation following by Q&A.

Pauline Le Bel, of Bowen Island, is a singer-songwriter, award-winning novelist and Emmy-nominated screenwriter. Today, she is the creative director of Knowing Our Place, a reconciliation initiative.

Whale in the Door: Pauline Le Bel embarks on a journey of discovery to find out what is special about Howe Sound – its wild nature, its people, and its cultural and spiritual revivals. Whale in the Door invites readers into a story of biological resilience as a community struggles to shape a vision for its future.

Event partnered by Galiano Library & The Galiano Island Bookstore.