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Tiny Story Reading

Join us for a microfiction extravaganza featuring entries to this year's 420 Characters Tiny Story Contest. December 4th at Cranberry Community Hall, 6826 Cranberry St. from 7-9 pm with a “tiny” intermission. All entrants are invited to read and winners will be announced!

Letterpress Workshop

This workshop is free of charge and will run for two separate groups, one on Saturday, November 28 and one Saturday, December 5 from 10 am-1 pm. Now Fully Booked * For information call 604-485-8664.


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

Request for Designs

Powell River Public Library is seeking designs by local builders and suppliers of furniture for special items identified by the Library’s Interior Design Committee (IDC) as being suitable centrepieces for its new location at Crossroads Village.

Library Preschool Storytime

Library Preschool Storytime Returns
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 am

Library Preschool Storytime has come home to roost. 

Every Wednesday at 10:30 am beginning September 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.

Staff Picks - November 2015

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

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh!

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh Puppetry Caper

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! Saturday, December 19, 10:30 to noon at Cranberry Community Hall, 6826 Cranberry St.

Board Games By Night

The Powell River Public Library's award-winning collection of board games is bigger and better and ready for you to play! Join us every Wednesday night at the Library from 5 to 8 PM starting November 18

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.

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.

Watch Flip Videos

This year's Flip Video Workshop for Teens was a blast. We're excited to show off the results - from thought-provoking documentaries to slapstick action to....ZOMBIES! 

System Upgrade - Your Account

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