Upcoming Events

Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Kids and their adults can tune in with this special Family All Ages Storytime. Rumour has it that a green guitar and some wacky puppets are part of the program, which is drop in—no registration
Sep 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Taught by writer Rayya Liebich. All teens, all levels welcome!
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Includes stories, songs, rhymes and sensory play activities for children ages 3-6. This program welcomes children of all abilities, especially those who have developmental disabilities, atypical sensory processing and/or other conditions.
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Bring your 0-1 year old for some rhymes and songs.
Oct 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Make a miniature magic 8-ball in Pokémon Go Style! Free, Drop-In!
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm Nelson Public Library
Nelson poet Jane Byers launches her second book of poetry Acquired Community! Published this fall by Caitlin Press, the collection investigates seminal moments in North American lesbian and gay history and celebrates community resilience. Jane’s


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Back-to-school reading

for Parents




Ongoing Suggested Reading Links for all Ages


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Back to school month means learning and exploring a wide variety of topics and interests.

Have a look at Explora Canada, with information for students of all ages on a wide variety of topics, from history and current events to science and technology. Search a variety of sources such as magazines, encyclopedias, primary source documents and more.

For the younger set, Explora Primary Schools is a research database for K-5.


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  • Sun closed

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