Monday to Friday, March 18-22, 1:30-4:30, ages 10-13
Do you love arts and crafts, and want to learn some next-level skills from professional artisans? Join us for Tween Crafternoon, and learn a new skill each day. All materials are provided free of charge; participants go home with a completed project each day.
Monday: Quilting with Stitch Dimension Quilt Guild
Tuesday: Basketry with Salt Spring Basketry Guild
Wednesday: Fabric Dyeing with Jennifer LaFlamme
Thursday: Printmaking with printmakers from Salt Spring Painters Guild
Friday: Knitting with Rebecca Zynomirski
The Library’s Annual General Meeting will be held in the program room. All active library cardholders are welcome to attend.
Dr. Michael Proctor, Grizzly Bear Ecologist, completed his PhD (2003) on Grizzly Bear Ecology. He is an independent research scientist and lead researcher for the Trans-border Grizzly Bear Project in southern BC. Michael works to inform conservation problems and solutions related to bears and large carnivores. He focuses on small threatened populations requiring higher conservation attention including: population recovery, human-bear conflict reduction, community-based conservation, landscape genetics, population fragmentation, connectivity and management, habitat use, bottom-up-top-down population dynamics, demographics, and trend monitoring. He has spent his 20+ year career integrating and implementing conservation solutions to real world conservation problems including managing people and bears.
Co-sponsored by SS Trail & Nature Club.
(Book Launch) John Dominic Crossan, How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian: Struggling with Divine Violence from Genesis through Revelation. Crossan shows scripture’s two conflicting visions of Jesus and God, one of a loving God, and one of a vengeful God, and explains how to understand these passages. Crossan, professor emeritus at DePaul University, is widely regarded as the foremost historical Jesus scholar of our time. He is the author of several bestselling books, including The Historical Jesus, How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian, God and Empire, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, The Greatest Prayer, The Last Week, and The Power of Parable.