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The Changing World of Publishing

What's happening to books in the changing world of publishing? From self-publishing and e-books to online bookstores—come and enjoy an insightful discussion

Punk Rock Choir for Teens

Hey teens! Join us at the Youth Resource on Thursday, November 27 at 6:30pm for a Punk Rock Choir Workshop! You'll  learn simple rhythmic exercises, including an easy intro to 4/4 time, build vocal

Slices is ON SALE!

Looking for a memorable, locally-made Christmas gift? Slices: A Memoir Anthology is on sale now for $10 while quantities last. The book—full of 'slices of life' from 36 local writers—was published by the Powell River Public Library. Sale proceeds will fund Library events and programs for seniors in 2015. To purchase, or to find out more, visit the Service Desk.

Preschool Storytime

Deb Zagwyn  Hobo Bird Storytime

On WEDNESDAYS AT 10:30 a.m., join Deb Zagwyn for stories, action rhymes, fingerplays, singalong songs and puppetry. Storytime has returned to its usual place

Job Vacancies

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

October Staff Picks

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

Needle Felting for Teens

Want to make gifts for friends and family this season that are fun, fuzzy and free? Come to the Library on Tuesday, December 16 from 4:30-6:30pm for a crafty workshop with giftable results! Learn the

Jingle Bell Babies

Jingle Bell Babies 2014 poster - Deb Zagwyn

On Saturday, December 20, from 10:30 – noon,  gather your  lap-sized little ones and hoof it to the Library for a cozy session of songs, stories, rhymes, and puppetry. The program will include the ever-popular Rudolph Parade

Tiny Story Contest Winners!

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

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

Stop the Violence

November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Stop the Violence... read more on our blog Straight from the Stacks.

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