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The Nature of Powell River Photography Display

The Library will showcase all photo competition submissions and announce the winner. Saturday, May 30, 7 pm at the Library.

Library System Upgrade

On June 8 and 9 the Library will be performing a system upgrade. During this period you will be unable to place holds or renew materials online or by phone. The Library will be unable to send automated notices regarding due dates or late materials for the two day period. To make this easier for us all there will be no due dates scheduled for the period of June 8-16.

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.

Staff Picks - March 2015

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

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.

Library Assistant I - Casual

The Library is planning to hire a Library Assistant I-Casual.   This is a part time position that provides relief support on the circulation desk.   Hours are variable depending on the needs of the Library.  Please see the attached announcement.

Friends of the Library Kick Off Event and AGM

Pump up the Volumes

Join the Friends of the Library for their Pump Up The Volumes Campaign Launch and AGM, Tuesday, June 2, 6:30 pm at the Dwight Hall Supper Room.

Career Building Event

For a Better Life’s Work - A career building event. The Powell River Public Library, Career Link and Vancouver Island University are presenting resources and ideas to help you build a solid future.

Library Closed May 28

The Library will be closed on Thursday, May 28 for a staff training day. We are upgrading our library system so that we can better curate our materials to meet your needs.

From Outdoor Perils to Summer Fun

Powell River Search and Rescue, the Conservation Officer and the Coast Guard will share stories and tips about avoiding nightmares and enjoying the outdoors in Powell River. Saturday, June 6, 2-3:30 pm at the United Church 6932 Crofton Street.

Senior Housing

Canada is aging faster than ever before. According to Canada Statistics, there are an estimated five million Canadians aged 65 years or older—a number expected to double, reaching 10.4 million seniors by 2036. Where will all of us live?

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.

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