Upcoming Events

Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Sep 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Taught by Teen Teacher Jake. Bring your own deck of cards if you are able. Drop-in. Free.
Sep 26 @ 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.
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nelson Public Library - main level
In the Amnesty International Book Club, we read popular novels and then explore the human rights aspects of the book through discussion questions, interactive author interviews, podcasts & more. September/October’s discussion book is Monkey Beach
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nelson Public Library
People new to Nelson and Canada (and locals too), come and connect with each other at a potluck dinner and presentation. Families and children are welcome. Feature dish provided by Outer Clove Presentation: Salmon spawning
Sep 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Do you identify as LGBTQ? Come hang out with us and chat about favourite LGBTQ books and eat some scrumptious snacks! Drop-in. Free.
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
A panel discussion with four fiction authors whose books are set in this neck of the woods. The Library celebrates B.C. Culture Days with a panel discussion featuring four local fiction authors who have set


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Mobile Print Service



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What to read next?

Short Stories!

“In a rough way the short story writer is to the novelist as a cabinetmaker is to a house carpenter.” – Annie Proulx




Reading Lists for All Ages


Job Opportunity



The Nelson Library has an opening for a Shelver I

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Using the Catalogue – Mini-Tutorial

Saving Searches

There’s a quick, easy way to save searches in the library catalogue.
Here’s how:
Do your search.

On the search result screen, to the right of your search terms, click on the Save Search link.


Next, you can rename your search to something easy to identify.  Then click Save it.


To retrieve your searches, click on the Saved Searches link located under the search boxes.


That’s it! It’s that easy!

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