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Preschool Story Time @ Nelson Public Library - lower level | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada
May 27 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and much more! **April 8 – May 27**  (no storytime April 15) For 3 to 5 year olds. Pre-registration required.
Family Story Time @ Nelson Public Library - lower level | Nelson | British Columbia | Canada
May 30 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Our Family Story Time has stories, songs, fingerplays, puppets and much more! Parent Participation **April 18 to May 30** Preregistration required.
WILD & WACKY WEDNESDAY (ages 12 and up) @ Nelson Public Library
Jun 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Nelson Public Library
Are You ready for summer? Find out what’s hot to read this summer and what other youth are reading. Snacks, prizes, friends. Board and card games too. For ages 12 and up.
Friends of the Library Meeting @ Nelson Public Library - lower level
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Join us for the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Library.  Bring your lunch, ideas, and enthusiasm and come on down to the Program Room on the Lower Level.  See you there!
Library Board Meeting @ Nelson Public Library
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nelson Public Library
The Library Board and the Chief Librarian meet every second Tuesday of the  month on the main level of the libary.  There are no meetings during July and August. Meetings are open to the public,
Story of famous Yukon silver heist comes to library @ Nelson Public Library
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nelson Public Library
Alicia Priest’s memoir, A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist, recounts the baffling but unforgettable story that began in 1963 when the author’s father, Gerald Priest, allegedly stole

 

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Did you know?

flourishThe Library displays the art of local artists in the main lounge area. Mixed media, fiber art, and photographic art are some of the amazing works that have graced our gallery wall.

Seasonally, the art of local high school students is shown in the Teen Section area. Budding artists amaze us with their talent and imagination.

The Library partners with 4Cats Art Studio to display the precious art of our community’s young children in our Children’s Section.

Visit our Art Displays page to find out what’s current showing.

New login access, same great collection


TumbleBook Library now requires login with your library card barcode to access it’s online collection of animated, talking picture books.  This fun collection helps teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.

Check it out today!

Looking for a job?

NowHiring

The Library has an opening for a Children’s Summer Program Assistant.
Visit our Job Opportunities page for details.

 How financially literate are you?

Financial LiteracyTake a self-assessment quiz on the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada website.  Find out our financially literate you are and identify where you need to focus based on your current knowledge and skills.

Find information on budgeting, money management and more using The Canadian Financial Literacy Database. You can  also find resources and events offered in your area by topic, type, or based on your knowledge level.

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