Events Calendar

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Take Our Survey
Take Our Survey
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Take Our Survey
Click here to take the survey. Tell us what you want from your library in 2022 and beyond by completing our short survey. Open until October 31, 2021.  
Two-Sentence Horror Stories!
Two-Sentence Horror Stories! @ Bowen Library
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Two-Sentence Horror Stories! @ Bowen Library
Throughout October, people of all ages are invited to write their best two-sentence horror stories and submit them at the Bowen Library! We’ll post them in the library for all to read, and even share
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Book Donations 1:00 PM
Book Donations
Oct 2 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Book Donations
Donations can now be dropped off at the library on the first Saturday of each month, from 1-3 pm. A volunteer will pre-screen your donations while you wait, and will accept those that meet donation
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Storytime 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Oct 8 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Registration required. To register, call us (604) 947-9788. (Please leave a voicemail if calling after hours.) Registration is for all 10 sessions. If you cannot make a session or need to un-register, please let us
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Book Sale 10:00 AM
Book Sale
Oct 9 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Book Sale
Come to the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sales, in the Library Annex, from 10 am to 12 pm on the second Saturday of the month: October 9: fiction/biography/history November 13: fiction/handicrafts/arts/house & home
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Closed for Thanksgiving
Closed for Thanksgiving
Oct 10 all-day
Closed for Thanksgiving
The library will be closed Sunday, Oct. 10 in lieu of Thanksgiving. We will be open as usual on Saturday, Oct. 9 12-4 pm & Tuesday, Oct. 12. 10 am-5 pm
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Storytime 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Oct 15 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Registration required. To register, call us (604) 947-9788. (Please leave a voicemail if calling after hours.) Registration is for all 10 sessions. If you cannot make a session or need to un-register, please let us
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BYOBook Club (Ages 18-35) 12:00 PM
BYOBook Club (Ages 18-35) @ Bowen Library Annex or Outside (or online via Zoom if necessary—check here for updates)
Oct 16 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
BYOBook Club (Ages 18-35) @ Bowen Library Annex or Outside (or online via Zoom if necessary—check here for updates)
If you’re between 18-35 and want to discuss books and meet other Bowen Island book lovers, drop in to one or all of our Bring Your Own Book Club dates! This is a welcoming group
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Storytime 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Oct 22 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Registration required. To register, call us (604) 947-9788. (Please leave a voicemail if calling after hours.) Registration is for all 10 sessions. If you cannot make a session or need to un-register, please let us
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Teen Advisory Group Meeting 2:00 PM
Teen Advisory Group Meeting @ Bowen Library Annex
Oct 23 @ 2:00 PM
Teen Advisory Group Meeting @ Bowen Library Annex
  The Teen Advisory Group is for teens who want to make the library better for themselves and for other teens! Joining TAG gives you a voice in what happens at the library! Suggest items
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Nightwatch: Stargaze with an Astronomer 6:30 PM
Nightwatch: Stargaze with an Astronomer @ Bowen Library Annex
Oct 27 @ 6:30 PM
  Stargaze with astronomer John Reid. Learn how to use a telescope to explore the night sky, and discover how living on a giant spinning ball changes what can be seen each night. To register,
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Storytime 10:30 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Oct 29 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Storytime @ Bowen Library Annex
Registration required. To register, call us (604) 947-9788. (Please leave a voicemail if calling after hours.) Registration is for all 10 sessions. If you cannot make a session or need to un-register, please let us
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