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Welcome

Congratulations!  You’ve landed at just the right spot to learn all about our free services and programs.

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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. For more information contact Mark at 604-485-8664.

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.

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.

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.

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 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

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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.

Staff Picks - March 2015

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

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.

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