Photo Competition

The Powell River Wildlife Photo Competition Submission deadline Wednesday, June 8. For full competition details see the Submssion Guidelines

Poet Kevin Spenst

We're excited to host two events at the Library on May 2nd with Pushcart Poetry nominee Kevin Spenst - author of Ignite, Jabbering with Bing Bong and over a dozen chapbooks.

Sunday Hours

sunday hours

The Library is open on Sundays from 1 to 5 pm beginning in March. These hours are seasonal and will run from September through May.

Fine Free PRPL

The Powell River Public Library forgives overdue fines. When you return all of your overdue materials and have no outstanding charges, all your overdue fines will be forgiven! We are also forgiving all fines and charges older than three years.

Tiny Story Contest Winners 2015

The challenge: pack vivid descriptions, original characters and surprising plot twists into a narrative small enough to fit in a status update.


InstantFlix powered by IndieFlix, the Library's video streaming resource, offers more than 8,000 films including award-winning shorts, feature films, documentaries, and film-festival hits.

Library Preschool Storytime

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 am

Library Preschool Storytime has come home to roost. 

Every Wednesday at 10:30 am beginning January 9, Deb Zagwyn will offer her lively fare of puppetry, finger plays, action rhymes, singalong songs and the best-of-the-best book tales.

Homeschoolers' Book Club

Are you a homeschooler aged 9-12 who likes to read and discuss books? The Library is hosting a homeschoolers' book club the last Friday of every month from 10:30 to noon, starting September 25.

Tech Savvy - Texada

Tech Savvy – Free Digital Services Did you know that you can get free eBooks, eMagazines, language learning and many other digital services on Texada? Thursday May 12, 1:30-2:30pm at the Texada Library.

Tla’amin Music

Discover Traditional Tla’amin Music Learn about traditional singing, drumming and dance from the Nukum Dancers. Saturday May 21, 2-3:00pm at the Rec Complex “Elm Room.” For information 

Tech Savvy –

Tech Savvy – Thursday May 26, 7pm at the Library. Come and learn about thousands of online video courses available for free through the Library

Tla'amin Nation Final Agreement

Attached here is the Tla'amin Final Agreement. This document is the agreement between the Tla'amin Nation and the provincial and federal governments which determines the governance of the Tla'amin Traditional Lands and community.


Your Tutor is Waiting!  is an online learning resource, which offers thousands of courses on a wide variety of topics. Learn technology, creative and business skills online, 24 hours a day, for FREE through the Library.

Mango Language Learning

Say “здравствуйте” to Mango, the Library’s new language learning program. Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. Try it today.

Digital Magazines with Zinio

Zinio gives you free access to more than 100 magazines. Read the latest issue on your computer or mobile device today! All you need is your library card number and a valid email address to get started.

Poetry Resource Guide

Are you a lover or words? Check our the Poetry Resource Guide or read more on our blog Straight from the Stacks.

Print A Baby

Powell River Public Library is offering a Print A Baby Social on Saturday May 7 from 10:30 until noon at the United Church (6932 Crofton St.). Using the cutest stamper ever (!) and non-toxic inks on quality papers, this printmaking class is unique. Small hands and small feet will be replicated in vibrant colours for posterity. It's scrapbooking that’s free, safe and fun!

 Babes and toddlers, moms and dads and grandparents of all ages are welcome.

 For more info contact:

Staff Picks

Check out our Staff Picks

Designed by Digital Dementia