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New Library Yes!

On November 15, you'll be given the opportunity to vote on borrowing for a new public library at Crossroads Village. We hope you'll say yes! If you need more information before you vote come to an open house at Crossroads Village, on Monday, October 27 (2-7 pm) or Saturday, November 8

Writer in Residence

RPW Poster

This year Powell River Public Library was chosen to host a Writer in Residence from October 27-31!  We are thrilled to announce that our visiting author will be Robert Paul Weston.  Weston is the author of several books for teens and

Texada Memoir Writers!

Congratulations to the eight successful participants of the Library's latest Memoir Writing for Seniors course--TEXADA

Preschool Storytime is Back!

Deb Zagwyn  Hobo Bird Storytime

On WEDNESDAYS AT 10:30 a.m., starting September 10, join Deb Zagwyn for a new season of stories, action rhymes, fingerplays, singalong songs and puppetry. Storytime is returning to its usual place

Job Vacancies

Our Chief Librarian is retiring and the Board is seeking to hire a replacement.  Click here for details.

Spooky titles

The library has many mysterious and spooky titles... read more on our blog Straight from the Stacks.

Tiny Story Reading November 15

The 420 Characters Tiny Story Contest is now closed and we are overwhelmed by the quantity and quality of your submissions. While the judges deliberate on a top three, we’ve already decided: these stories need to be shared!  Join us on

Digital Technology for Seniors

Growth rates of Internet use in Canada have been highest among seniors over the last decade (Stats Canada), which is pretty good, considering. Considering what? Well...Click here to read more of this and other Senior Slant blog posts. 

hoopla - Try it today!

Try our latest digital resource: hoopla! With hoopla you get instant access to films, audiobooks and CDs

Tech Savvy - Photo Editing

Want to learn how to edit your digital photos? Come to Tech Savvy: Basic Digital Photo Editing on Thursday November 13 at 7:00 pm at the Library. Tech Savvy is a series that explores social media and technology tools. And we make sure there's lots of time to solve your glitches. For more information or to register email Mark at or call 604-485-8664.

October Staff Picks

Which books do your Library staff love? Find out in our latest Staff Picks.


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