Please join us on Friday, Nov. 3rd 2017 at 6:30 pm for the Friends of the Library's 11th Annual NOVEL IDEA AUCTION at the Lester Centre of the Arts. Auctioneer: Doug Kydd Here's a sneak peek, you can also view more items on our website:
Novel Idea Auction 2016
PRL 3-D Printer in Action
Posts has a temporary site up with links to the catalogue, your account, Overdrive and databases. We've got more work to do, but while we do our best, hopefully this will be helpful! 👍

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Please join us for an hour or two of storytelling time with Bill Helin!

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We will be holding a 3D Printer Tutorial session on Wednesday, February 28th at 7 pm. Once you've completed this tutorial, you can register to use the machine by signing up at the front desk.

If you have any questions, call the library during open hours: 250-627-1345 or send us an e-mail

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FYI: the library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the Family Day long weekend.

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Heart of the City - Andrea Wilmot

Open book: Andrea Wilmot loves the library for more than the books. She is also Library Board Member and a wonderful supporter overall. Here's showcasing her January 24th 2018 interview with Black Press.

You can read the write up in The Northern View's (Thursday) January 25th paper as well. Kudos! Way to go Andrea!

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Did you know?

We do have STAY & PLAY on Fridays at the library from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. No sign up necessary for this particular program. Come in with your preschoolers and enjoy your Friday time together.

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Have a gander at what's "Coming Soon" to your public library!

Armstrong, Kelly ~ Rituals Alexander, Tasha ~ Death in St. Petersburg Berenson, Alex ~ Deceivers Fellowes, Jessica ~ Mitford Murders Francis, Felix ~ Pulse French, Nicci ~ Sunday Silence Griffin, W.E.B. ~ Death at Nuremberg James, E.L. ~ Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as told by Christian Keyes, Marian...

We are now designated as one of many SafePlaces in Prince Rupert for the LGBTQ community. #safeplace #princerupert

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Prince Rupert Library is feeling inspired.

Reading and learning together is fun. It fosters immeasurable lifelong learning habits within families and that's a definite win-win for all. Come visit us today and have a gander at our learning activities resources on display. You are welcome to borrow any of these items, all you need is your active library card. See you soon!

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2018 is new. New you too? Need motivation? Visit us at your public library today. 😀

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January 5

The "Create & Make" After School Program will start up once again on Thursday, January 11th 2018. It is for Grades 1 - 6 and from 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm. There is no registration required. See you there!

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FYI: There is Create & Make today for Grades 1 - 6!

We had our Annual Food for (overdue) Fines program in the month of December and have since handed the food over to the Salvation Army for the local food bank. Thank you to Erica for coming in yesterday to pick up the food items. Having the Food for Fines program helps everyone. Together, we all win.

Left to right: Lisa (Circ. Desk), William (Info. Tech.), Kathleen (Deputy-Librarian), Joe (Chief Librarian), Erica (Salvation Army Rep) and Dale (Library Board Member)..

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RISP Sue Grafton: April 24th 1940 - December 28th 2017 The alphabet series "sadly ends at Y."

We do have her latest book: Y is for Yesterday, along with all others available for borrowing, all you need is your active library card.

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INDIGENOUS CANADA: is a 12-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada.

This course can be audited (free w/o certification) or you can pay the fee to receive a certificate upon completion. We do have general use computers at the public library, if you need internet access to take this course (or any online course), just let us know at sign up for computer time.


From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations.

Topics Covered: The fur trade and other exchange relationships, Land claims and environmental impacts, Legal systems and rights, Political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, Contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions.

For more info., visit:…/…/indigenous-canada

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Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson course during which students can expect to acquire a basic familiarity with Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relationships. This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aims to expand the understandings held by many Canadians about these relationships.