Upcoming Events

Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Come and meet other parents while your children explore and play! Ages 0-3. Free, drop-in.
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Slocan Park Community Hall
Nelson Library comes to the Slocan Park Coffee Time Adult Drop-in with our roving collection. Stop by to chat about books, the Library’s digital offerings, and other hot topics with a live librarian. All with
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Bring your 0-15 month old to the library for some rhymes and songs! Free, drop-in.
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Trafalgar Middle School Library
Ages 0-5. Come learn rhymes, songs and stories to share with your little one!
Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Come and get creative with our giant bins of Lego! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Join Liz Amaral (parent educator), Roger Luscombe (child and youth community mental health) and Cathy Swanston (child and youth counsellor) for a Q & A panel on all issues related to attachment, behaviour, and social/emotional
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Feb 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Taught by Rayya Liebich. Join Rayya to learn all about writing song lyrics. Free, drop-in.


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Reading Lists for All Ages


In celebration of love

HeartonBookIn honour of Valentine’s Day, here’s a quick tutorial on how find romance reads in our Library Catalogue that suit your style.

Use Advanced Search


and search by subject Romance.



Bibliocommons-Filter your results


Filtering by Form/Genre: sub-genre categories such as Love Stories, Young Adult Fiction, Romantic Suspense Fiction, Paranormal Romance Stories, and Regency Fiction.

Filtering by Topic:  sub-genre categories of Man-woman relationships, Fiction Romance Contemporary, Love & Romance, Interpersonal relations, Friendship, Families.

Filtering by Tags: fantasy, chicklit, historical fiction, tragedy, adventure, urban fantasy.

You’re sure to find whatever flavour of romance reading you’re looking for!


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