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Hoopla - Try it today!

The Library has a new digital resource: hoopla! Get instant access to films, audiobooks and CDs from home. Try it today!

Market Fall Fair Storytime

Mkt Storytime watercolour Deb Turney Zagwyn (Pumpkin Blanket)
Fall Fair Storytime aboard the Orca Bus!

The Library will present a special MARKET FALL FAIR STORYTIME on the Orca Bus on Saturday September 20, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Come

Teen Library Tour

Hey teens! So you think you know your library? Did you know that beyond our teen fiction and non-fiction collection composed of prize winners and runners-up, critically reviewed, popular, and classic titles, we also offer a myriad of other

Human Library Returns!

Hear real stories from real people at the Powell River Human Library, Saturday October 4 and October 11, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Community Resource Centre (4752 Joyce Avenue). Check out a “human book” and ask about their career,

Preschool Storytime is Back!

Deb Zagwyn  Hobo Bird Storytime

On WEDNESDAYS AT 10:30 a.m., starting September 10, join Deb Zagwyn for a new season of stories, action rhymes, fingerplays, singalong songs and puppetry. Storytime is returning to its usual place

At Life's End

Life expectancy for seniors has been on an increasing trend over the last.... Click here to read more of this and other Senior Slant blog posts.

420 Characters Tiny Story Contest

tiny story contest poster

Can you pack vivid descriptions, original characters and surprising plot twists into a narrative small enough to fit in a status update? Our popular microfiction contest is back! And with more than 90

Being in Business

Going into business?  In business already?  Come to the Elm Room at the Recreation Complex on Wednesday September 24 at 2:00 p.m. and learn about

Not Just Teen Reads

With hits like The Hunger Games and The Fault in our Stars, the teen genre is booming... read more on our blog Straight from the Stacks.

Texada Memoir Writers!

Congratulations to the eight successful participants of the Library's latest Memoir Writing for Seniors course--TEXADA

August Staff Picks

Which books do your Library staff love? Find out in our latest Staff Picks.

Job Vacancies

Our Chief Librarian is retiring and the Board is seeking to hire a replacement.  Click here for details.


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