Knick Knack Nook Auction PosterKnick Knack Nook Auction - Thank you!!! More than $11,000 raised

The Knick Knack Nook's second bi-annual auction took place on Saturday October 18th with more than 175 people in attendance, bidding on over 300 items. Along with 3 silent auctions, Graham Ritchie masterfully provided live auctioneering for a dozen or so special items. All in all the event has raised more than $11,000 for the Library's Annie Laurie Wood Annex project.

Many thanks to the amazing Knick Knack Nook team who saved, stored, transported, priced, and displayed the wonderful auction items, and who managed the herculean task of putting this event together.

Not only does the Knick Knack Nook raise funds for the community in their daily work, but they also grant larger sums of money to community groups on a monthly and annual basis. The Knick Knack Nook must be one of the most successful community endeavours of the last 10 years, and the library is extremely grateful for the support of this worthy community organization. Thank you!


Elizabeth May Friday Oct 24 - Now moved to Cates Hill Chapel

Elizabeth May event on Bowen Island - PosterBowen Library and the Bowen Arts council are please to announce that due to the fabulous response to the Elizabeth May reading, we are moving the event to Cates Hill Chapel in order to accommodate a larger audience.

The original 80 tickets have sold out, but the new venue allows us to sell an additional 70 tickets. The additional tickets will be available at the door on a first come, first serve basis.

The event starts at 7:30 pm, Friday Oct 24th at Cates Hill Chapel, but doors open at 7 pm. If you don't have a ticket and hope to attend be sure to arrive early - we expect to sell out again on Friday night.



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