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Zinio - Digital Magazines

Looking for the latest edition of your favourite magazine? Now you can read them for free on your computer or mobile device using the Library’s latest digital resource, Zinio. Zinio brings cover-to-cover digital editions of your favourite magazines to you.  Try it today!

Lego Triathlon

Hey Kids, bundle up your Lego or Duplo to BUILD, SAY, DISPLAY  at the PR Public Library’s LEGO TRIATHLON. It’s seriously free! It’s seriously fun! The theme of our event is” VILLAGE”.

Board Games By Night

Do you like exploration and trade, world-saving, code-cracking, Tetris pile-ups or collaborative castle defense games? So do we! The Powell River Public Library is building an award-winning collection of

Brain Health

"Use it or lose it!" is the best advice when it comes to brain health, according to scientific research. A recent Canadian study, which reviewed global research from as far back as the 1960s, suggests medication and vitamin supplements aren't helping seniors maintain their brain function...Click here to read more of this and other Senior Slant blog posts. 

Library Repairs

It certainly hasn’t been dull here at the Library! As many of you already know the Library was closed due to flooding December 10 and 11. Luckily no books were damaged and city staff addressed the issue,  a blocked storm drain, very efficiently. Unfortunately, the children’s room sustained water damage, and repairing the

Staff Picks - December 2014

Check out what the Library staff are reading on our Staff Picks page.

Impressions of Love

Celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with Impressions of Love, a print making workshop with Ursula Medley. The Workshop is on Saturday February 7, 2-4 pm in  the Elm Room at the Recreation Centre and is free of charge. To register

Roads to your Roots

Interested in genealogy? Want to search your family history using free online and print resources? Time to write down your family stories? Want to be inspired by a professional storyteller and her ancestors? You have four chances—four roads—to connect with your roots through the Library's Roads to your Roots event series. Choose one, some or all of these free opportunities:

New Resource: Points to the Past

With the Gale Digital Collections historical databases you can do free searches for primary resource materials, such as maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, periodicals, portraits, correspondence, sermons, poems, and more. The nearly 200 million pages of digital historical content contain materials from

Preschool Storytime

On Wednesdays at 10:30 am, join Deb Zagwyn for stories, action rhymes, fingerplays, singalong songs and puppetry at the Library, 4411 Michigan Ave in the lower level of City Hall.

New Library Progress

As you know, in November, Powell River voted YES to a new library at Crossroads Village.  Library staff and the library board have begun the exciting and challenging process of planning the interior of the new library. We have been working closely with a

Learning how to...

Wish you knew how to do more things by yourself? Learn How to... read more on our blog Straight from the Stacks.


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