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February 2018

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

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WorkBC Employment Services Centre

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

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Games Night

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Join the Friends of the Library for fun and games. Bring a friend, play an old favourite or learn a new game, enjoy refreshments, and win prizes! Games available to play include: Scrabble, Risk, Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Bananagrams, Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Clue, Backgammon, Boggle, the Game of Things, and more! Feel free to bring your own game to play. This event takes place on the first and third Monday of each month during the fall…

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General English at WPL

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Tech Series: Intro to Macs

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Making the Move from PC to Mac? Come in and learn about the Apple Operating System including: Desktop, Dock, System Preferences, and Saving Files. We will also touch on Apple IDs and compatibility questions and answers for Microsoft Office for Mac and other software packages that work across platforms. You'll see how easy it is to move from PC to Mac! This class will be taught by Kendra Mazzei from Burnt Stew Computers. Participants are required to bring their own…

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Money Matters Finance Series

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Is 2018 the year you take control of your finances? Join us for Money Matters to find out how! February 21: Taxation in Canada This session reviews taxes in Canada with emphasis on income tax: - Types of Taxes - Tax Deductions vs. Tax Credits - Tax Brackets for different income types - RRSPs and TFSAs - what is the right combination for you? March 21: Basic Investing This session covers the most basic forms of investment types: - Stocks…

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Whistler Self Employment Info Session

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Interested in starting your own business? Need help building a business plan? Looking for financial assistance in pursuing your entrepreneurial goals? Join workBC in partnership with Douglas College for a Self-Employment Information Session.

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Tech Series: Intro to Windows

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Using Windows XP? Windows 7, 8, 10? Take this course to learn more about the different versions of Windows and how the current version looks and runs on a PC. This course will look at the desktop, file saving, icons, compatibility, and control panel areas and include the difference between saving locally vs. to a cloud-based service. This class will be taught by Kendra Mazzei from Burnt Stew Computers. Participants can bring their own Windows laptop or borrow one from…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Barbed Choir!

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We're Whistler's rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary. Find us in the Whistler Public Library Fireplace Lounge every second Sunday at 7 p.m. February 11: Shake It Off - Taylor Swift February 25: December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The Four Seasons March 11: Linger -…

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English Conversation Group

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

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Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

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WorkBC Employment Services Centre

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

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General English at WPL

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Intermediate French Conversation Group

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your French to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken French! Join our instructor Andrée Montigny for five weeks of conversational French for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in French to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Community Book Club: The Underground Railroad

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Event Details: Whistler Public Library and Armchair Books have joined forces to start a Community Book Club! Free and open to all, the club meets on the last Wednesday of each month. When: Wednesday, February 28, 7 p.m. Where: Fireplace Lounge, Whistler Public Library Who: Everyone welcome How much: Free Which book: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Where to get a copy: Borrow at WPL or buy at Armchair Books (mention the book club and receive 15% off) Synopsis:…

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March 2018

SFU Writer’s Studio Writing Consults

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need an expert opinion on your writing? The SFU Writer's Studio offers free one-on-one 45 minute consultations at Whistler Public Library. These writing consults take place on the first Thursday of each month, with consultation slots at 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (Please note: the January consults will take place on the second Thursday of the month.) Registration is required at least one week prior to the consultation time. You can submit up to seven pages of poetry or prose,…

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Tech Series: Intro to Desktop Publishing

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Publisher is included in higher-end editions of Microsoft Office, reflecting Microsoft's emphasis on the application as an easy-to-use and less expensive alternative to the "heavyweights" with a focus on the small-business market, where firms do not have dedicated design professionals available to make marketing materials and other documents. If you would like to learn more about desktop publishing and navigating Microsoft Publisher, come out for this fun and creative workshop where we will learn how to create cards, posters and…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

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English Conversation Group

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

Find out more »

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

Find out more »

WorkBC Employment Services Centre

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

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General English at WPL

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Games Night

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Join the Friends of the Library for fun and games. Bring a friend, play an old favourite or learn a new game, enjoy refreshments, and win prizes! Games available to play include: Scrabble, Risk, Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Bananagrams, Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Clue, Backgammon, Boggle, the Game of Things, and more! Feel free to bring your own game to play. This event takes place on the first and third Monday of each month during the fall…

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Photography for Beginners

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This two-part, hands-on workshop is designed to get the novice photographer to understand and utilize the full potential of their digital camera. The first part will focus on basic camera functions such as focus modes, file types and white balance to name a few. We will then explore the correlation between the shutter, aperture and ISO and how they control the light to make the image. The second session will dive into lens selection, explore the elements of composition and…

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Intermediate French Conversation Group

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your French to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken French! Join our instructor Andrée Montigny for five weeks of conversational French for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in French to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Healthy aging is important for everyone, and it is essential not to forget the health of your brain as well! This workshop encourages participants to actively engage in protecting and maintaining their brain. Learn strategies and set goals for improving the health of your mind, body, and spirit. Anyone interested in brain health is welcome to attend. Presented by Bronwyn James from the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia. Call 1-866-984-8348 or email info.northshore@alzheimerbc.org to register! About the presenter: Bronwyn has…

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Photography for Beginners

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This two-part, hands-on workshop is designed to get the novice photographer to understand and utilize the full potential of their digital camera. The first part will focus on basic camera functions such as focus modes, file types and white balance to name a few. We will then explore the correlation between the shutter, aperture and ISO and how they control the light to make the image. The second session will dive into lens selection, explore the elements of composition and…

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Intermediate Spanish Conversation Group

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your Spanish to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken Spanish! Join our instructor Farha Guerrero for six weeks of conversational Spanish for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in Spanish to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Barbed Choir!

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We're Whistler's rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary. Find us in the Whistler Public Library Fireplace Lounge every second Sunday at 7 p.m. February 11: Shake It Off - Taylor Swift February 25: December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The Four Seasons March 11: Linger -…

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English Conversation Group

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

Find out more »

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

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WorkBC Employment Services Centre

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

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General English at WPL

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Film Screening: The Glass Castle

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

On the second Tuesday of each month, we screen a hit movie, straight from Hollywood or fresh off the film festival circuit! Synopsis: Four siblings must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them. When sober, the children's brilliant and charismatic father captured their imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Meanwhile, their mother abhorred the idea of domesticity…

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Intermediate French Conversation Group

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your French to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken French! Join our instructor Andrée Montigny for five weeks of conversational French for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in French to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Community Volunteer Tax Clinics

March 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need a hand to prepare your tax return? Volunteers can help you prepare your income tax and benefit return if you have low income and a simple tax situation. Dates and Times: March 14, 22, April 17 - 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 7 - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The tax clinics require registration - call 604-932-0113 to confirm your eligibility and to register. Find out about eligibility here: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program/need-a-hand-complete-your-tax-return.html

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The Science Behind Performance Enhancers in Sport

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Life Sciences tutor Meaghan MacNutt will present the March Quest Lecture on the science behind performance enhancers in sport. Event Details: Elite athletes spend years fine-tuning their bodies and minds for optimum performance. In addition to rigorous training, most athletes make use of countless other strategies to gain a competitive advantage. Some of these performance enhancers - including high tech equipment, clothing, and many nutritional supplements – are legal, socially acceptable and worth billions of dollars per year to the…

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Intro to Meditation

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Learn a variety of non-denominational meditation techniques with long-time meditator and RYT Susan Reifer. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and bringing a blanket or yoga mat. Registration is required, so drop by the front desk or call 604-935-8435 to claim a spot! Stay tuned for future dates. About the instructor: Susan Reifer has practiced meditation for over 30 years. She is a registered yoga teacher and working journalist who has lived in the Whistler area for 20 years. She has…

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iPhone Photography

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Learn to shoot like a pro using your iPhone from professional photographer Rory Tucker! Photography from an iPhone can be high quality and just as admirable as conventional photography. Rory Tucker, a professional photographer with a big Instagram habit, will share tips and techniques to improve your mobile photography, including how to shoot, edit, and share. Check out Rory's Instagram feed: http://www.instagram.com/rorytucker This class requires an iPhone 5 or newer. Our February 6 class is full! Registration for the March…

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Intermediate Spanish Conversation Group

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your Spanish to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken Spanish! Join our instructor Farha Guerrero for six weeks of conversational Spanish for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in Spanish to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Bullet Journaling Workshop – new date added!

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Our February workshop filled up so quickly that we had to add another date! Are you trying to get more organized in 2018? Bullet Journaling might be for you - it's the perfect combination of organization and creativity! Join us for this introductory demo and workshop. Clara and Gen will walk you through how they started their journals and get you started on yours. You'll see lots of examples of ways to use your journal, and get some recommendations on…

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English Conversation Group

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

Find out more »

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

Find out more »

WorkBC Employment Services Centre

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

Find out more »

General English at WPL

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Games Night

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Join the Friends of the Library for fun and games. Bring a friend, play an old favourite or learn a new game, enjoy refreshments, and win prizes! Games available to play include: Scrabble, Risk, Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Bananagrams, Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Clue, Backgammon, Boggle, the Game of Things, and more! Feel free to bring your own game to play. This event takes place on the first and third Monday of each month during the fall…

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Intermediate French Conversation Group

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your French to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken French! Join our instructor Andrée Montigny for five weeks of conversational French for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in French to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Money Matters Finance Series

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Is 2018 the year you take control of your finances? Join us for Money Matters to find out how! February 21: Taxation in Canada This session reviews taxes in Canada with emphasis on income tax: - Types of Taxes - Tax Deductions vs. Tax Credits - Tax Brackets for different income types - RRSPs and TFSAs - what is the right combination for you? March 21: Basic Investing This session covers the most basic forms of investment types: - Stocks…

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Community Volunteer Tax Clinics

March 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need a hand to prepare your tax return? Volunteers can help you prepare your income tax and benefit return if you have low income and a simple tax situation. Dates and Times: March 14, 22, April 17 - 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 7 - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The tax clinics require registration - call 604-932-0113 to confirm your eligibility and to register. Find out about eligibility here: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program/need-a-hand-complete-your-tax-return.html

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Tech Series: Intro to Cloud Platforms

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

If you'd like to learn more about cloud technology, this class is for you! We'll discuss the basics of cloud computing, and cover some of the most popular platforms, including DropBox, GoogleDrive, OneDrive, and AmazonDrive. Please note: this session will NOT be covering iCloud! There is an iCloud-specific class on March 20. Bring along your smartphone, tablet, and/or laptop! This demonstration will be lead by Jeanette Bruce. Registration opens on March 1. Call us at 604-935-8435 or drop by to…

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Intermediate Spanish Conversation Group

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your Spanish to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken Spanish! Join our instructor Farha Guerrero for six weeks of conversational Spanish for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in Spanish to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Barbed Choir!

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We're Whistler's rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary. Find us in the Whistler Public Library Fireplace Lounge every second Sunday at 7 p.m. February 11: Shake It Off - Taylor Swift February 25: December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The Four Seasons March 11: Linger -…

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English Conversation Group

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

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Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

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WorkBC Employment Services Centre

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

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General English at WPL

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Intermediate French Conversation Group

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your French to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken French! Join our instructor Andrée Montigny for five weeks of conversational French for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in French to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Community Book Club: Dark Matter

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Event Details: Whistler Public Library and Armchair Books have joined forces to start a Community Book Club! Free and open to all, the club meets on the last Wednesday of each month. When: Wednesday, March 28, 7 p.m. Where: Fireplace Lounge, Whistler Public Library Who: Everyone welcome How much: Free Which book: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Where to get a copy: Borrow at WPL or buy at Armchair Books (mention the book club and receive 15% off) Synopsis: “Are…

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Intermediate Spanish Conversation Group

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your Spanish to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken Spanish! Join our instructor Farha Guerrero for six weeks of conversational Spanish for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in Spanish to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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April 2018

iPhone Photography

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Learn to shoot like a pro using your iPhone from professional photographer Rory Tucker! Photography from an iPhone can be high quality and just as admirable as conventional photography. Rory Tucker, a professional photographer with a big Instagram habit, will share tips and techniques to improve your mobile photography, including how to shoot, edit, and share. Check out Rory's Instagram feed: http://www.instagram.com/rorytucker This class requires an iPhone 5 or newer. Our February 6 class is full! Registration for the March…

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SFU Writer’s Studio Writing Consults

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need an expert opinion on your writing? The SFU Writer's Studio offers free one-on-one 45 minute consultations at Whistler Public Library. These writing consults take place on the first Thursday of each month, with consultation slots at 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (Please note: the January consults will take place on the second Thursday of the month.) Registration is required at least one week prior to the consultation time. You can submit up to seven pages of poetry or prose,…

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Intermediate Spanish Conversation Group

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your Spanish to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken Spanish! Join our instructor Farha Guerrero for six weeks of conversational Spanish for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in Spanish to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

April 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Community Volunteer Tax Clinics

April 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need a hand to prepare your tax return? Volunteers can help you prepare your income tax and benefit return if you have low income and a simple tax situation. Dates and Times: March 14, 22, April 17 - 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 7 - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The tax clinics require registration - call 604-932-0113 to confirm your eligibility and to register. Find out about eligibility here: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program/need-a-hand-complete-your-tax-return.html

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Barbed Choir!

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We're Whistler's rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary. Find us in the Whistler Public Library Fireplace Lounge every second Sunday at 7 p.m. February 11: Shake It Off - Taylor Swift February 25: December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The Four Seasons March 11: Linger -…

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English Conversation Group

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

Find out more »

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

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WorkBC Employment Services Centre

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

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General English at WPL

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Chemistry and Personal Care Products

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Physical Sciences tutor Emma Davy will present the April Quest Lecture on the chemistry of personal care products. Event Details: The word "chemical" is often misused and misunderstood. Everything is made of chemicals, but as we become more aware of "chemicals" in society (those that are harmful and toxic), consumers are moving towards natural and plant-based personal care products. In this presentation, Emma Davy will highlight the work done by herself and independent study students at Quest University outlining the…

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EcoFlix Presents Bikes vs. Cars

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

FREE Admission - ecoFLIX: Bikes vs. Cars - The bicycle, is an amazing tool for change. Activists and cities all over the world are moving towards new transportation systems, but will economic powers allow it? Bikes vs. Cars, a new film project from BANANAS!* and Big Boys Gone Bananas!* director Fredrik Gertten, investigates the drama surrounding traffic across the globe. Runtime: 87 minutes Directed & Produced by: Fredrik Gertten Trailer: https://youtu.be/et8iEIPhooM Whistler’s environmental charity, AWARE in partnership with the Whistler…

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Intermediate Spanish Conversation Group

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Are you looking to take your Spanish to the next level? Maybe you've been learning online, and you'd like to test your skills with some in-person conversation. Maybe your reading comprehension is great, but you need to work on your spoken Spanish! Join our instructor Farha Guerrero for six weeks of conversational Spanish for a more advanced learner. Beginners need not apply - you must be comfortable speaking exclusively in Spanish to fully enjoy this class! Registration for this group…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

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English Conversation Group

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

Find out more »

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

April 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

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WorkBC Employment Services Centre

April 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

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Games Night

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Join the Friends of the Library for fun and games. Bring a friend, play an old favourite or learn a new game, enjoy refreshments, and win prizes! Games available to play include: Scrabble, Risk, Sorry, Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, Bananagrams, Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Clue, Backgammon, Boggle, the Game of Things, and more! Feel free to bring your own game to play. This event takes place on the first and third Monday of each month during the fall…

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General English at WPL

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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Community Volunteer Tax Clinics

April 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need a hand to prepare your tax return? Volunteers can help you prepare your income tax and benefit return if you have low income and a simple tax situation. Dates and Times: March 14, 22, April 17 - 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 7 - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The tax clinics require registration - call 604-932-0113 to confirm your eligibility and to register. Find out about eligibility here: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program/need-a-hand-complete-your-tax-return.html

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Money Matters Finance Series

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Is 2018 the year you take control of your finances? Join us for Money Matters to find out how! February 21: Taxation in Canada This session reviews taxes in Canada with emphasis on income tax: - Types of Taxes - Tax Deductions vs. Tax Credits - Tax Brackets for different income types - RRSPs and TFSAs - what is the right combination for you? March 21: Basic Investing This session covers the most basic forms of investment types: - Stocks…

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Welcome Centre Drop-in

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

Find out more »

Barbed Choir!

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We're Whistler's rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary. Find us in the Whistler Public Library Fireplace Lounge every second Sunday at 7 p.m. February 11: Shake It Off - Taylor Swift February 25: December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The Four Seasons March 11: Linger -…

Find out more »

English Conversation Group

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

Find out more »

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

Find out more »

WorkBC Employment Services Centre

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

Find out more »

General English at WPL

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

Find out more »

Welcome Centre Drop-in

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Come and join us for a tea or coffee and a chat! Every Friday, we hold a Coffee/Tea Morning for immigrants who live in Whistler and would like to connect with each other, meet new people, and find out information. This is a friendly and informal service, so come and say hi if you are new to Canada and Whistler! Everyone and every age is welcome! For more information, contact Multicultural outreach worker Karolina at info@welcomewhistler.com.

Find out more »

English Conversation Group

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This English conversation group that meets every Monday morning at the Whistler Public Library for those interested in practicing their English language skills while learning about life in Whistler and Canada. Free childcare may be offered. To qualify for this group you must be: - a permanent resident of Canada - accepted on the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) - a caregiver - awaiting permanent residence and have a letter from CIC to confirm this For more information and to check…

Find out more »

Immigrant Settlement Services Drop-in

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Drop by to meet our Settlement Worker for Whistler and Pemberton, who can help with questions about: - Canadian citizenship - Canadian English Language Test (CELPIP) - International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Renewing your Permanent Residents (PR) card - Enrolling for the Medical Services Plan (MSP) This is a free, friendly and professional service funded by the BC Government. All meetings are confidential. If you are unable to come on Mondays, please contact us to schedule an appointment.…

Find out more »

WorkBC Employment Services Centre

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need work but don't know where to start? The WorkBC Employment Services Centre is partnering with the Whistler Public Library to bring employment services to the village.No appointment necessary. Please bring a copy of your current resume. We have the information, tools and guidance you need to find work quickly. - job search resources - personal employment planning - workshops & training - specialized services For more information on the WorkBC Employment Services Centre visit: http://www.whistlerESC.com/ The Employment Program of…

Find out more »

General English at WPL

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

This is a higher level general English group focusing on general English literacy including: speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills. Ideal for those wanting to study or seeking higher skills for work. For more information or to register, call 604-698-5960 or email info@welcomewhistler.com.

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May 2018

SFU Writer’s Studio Writing Consults

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B4 Canada

Need an expert opinion on your writing? The SFU Writer's Studio offers free one-on-one 45 minute consultations at Whistler Public Library. These writing consults take place on the first Thursday of each month, with consultation slots at 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (Please note: the January consults will take place on the second Thursday of the month.) Registration is required at least one week prior to the consultation time. You can submit up to seven pages of poetry or prose,…

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