Upcoming Events

Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Our volunteer group is dedicated to improving the services and facilities offered at the Nelson Public Library through creative fundraising and community networking ideas. We meet the second Tuesday of every month. Meetings are relaxed,
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nelson Public Library
The Library Board and the Chief Librarian meet on the main level of the library.  Meetings are open to the public, everyone is welcome to attend.
Sep 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am Nelson Public Library - downstairs
Join us at Preschool Storytime (3 – 5 yr. olds) for songs, stories, fingerplays, puppets and much more! Every Wednesday morning from 10:15-11:00, Sept. 16- Nov. 18th *No Storytime on Nov. 11th Only register once
Sep 19 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am Nelson Public Library
Bring the whole family to story time for songs, stories, finger plays, puppets and much more! For children of all ages. Every Saturday morning from 10:15-10:45,  Sept 19 – Nov 28th *Note: No Family Storytime


View our Events Calendar

Looking for a job?


The Library has an opening for a Community Access Program Youth Intern.
Visit our Job Opportunities page for details.



Want to make the library even better?
Want to plan programs for you and your friends? Need volunteer hours or Grad credits?

Join our Youth Advisory Group !

You’ll get to help select books and DVDs, plan programs, and do fun stuff with other teens.
Check it out at our first meeting, Wednesday, September 23rd – 3:30-4:30pm – there’ll be snacks!

Contact Joanne 250-352-505-5683/jharris @ nelson.ca



Got a library card? Then you’ve got access to film-festival hits including the best of Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more through IndieFlix.

Available on all internet-enabled computers, tablets (iPad and Android) and smart phones through the web browser.

Already have an RB Digital account? Just login, you’re ready to go. If not create one using your library card and start watching!


What do I read next?

Suspense, menace, action.

Page-turner reads selected for you

by Nelson Library’s Reading Advisors.


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  • Tues 10am6pm
  • Wed 10am8pm
  • Thurs 10am6pm
  • Fri 10am6pm
  • Sat 10am6pm
  • Sun closed

Nelson Public Library

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