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Print A Baby

Print A Baby watercolour pencilwork Deb Zagwyn

Join the Library for a family print making event called Print A Baby on Saturday, May 23 from 10:30 until noon at the United Church 6932 Crofton St.

Author Reading with Arno Kopecky

Join us for a reading and discussion with Arno Kopecky on his book The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway. Friday, May 8, 7-8 pm, Dwight Hall.

From Beer to Eternity

Raise a glass in support of books! Saturday, May 2 from 6-9 pm join the Friends of the Library at Studio 56 for the first event in their fundraising campaign.

Green Zine Factory

Celebrate Earth Week at the Library by making your own recycled zine during our drop-in Zine Factory from 1-5 pm on Saturday, April 25. We'll have typewriters, collage materials, inspiration books and zine templates - from easy to ambitious.

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 board games...for you to play!

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. 

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.

Read Local BC

Read Local BC is a province wide initiative highlighting local authors, illustrators and publishers for the whole month of April. Come to the Library and explore works from all across BC!

Eden Robinson Reading

The Library is excited to present a reading by award-winning Haisla/Heiltsuk author Eden Robinson on Friday, April 24 at 7 pm at the United Church, 6932 Crofton St.

Photo Competition

This spring, the Library is holding The Nature of Powell River Photo Competition. Every Powell River and Powell River Regional District resident is eligible to participate.

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.

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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