Events Calendar

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Oct 11 – Oct 17 all-day Thingery Mobile
What is a Thingery? A Thingery is a community owned lending library of things in a modified shipping container. The containers are self-service, so members can check things in and out at their convenience. A
Oct 12 – Oct 18 all-day Thingery Mobile
What is a Thingery? A Thingery is a community owned lending library of things in a modified shipping container. The containers are self-service, so members can check things in and out at their convenience. A
Oct 13 – Oct 19 all-day Thingery Mobile
What is a Thingery? A Thingery is a community owned lending library of things in a modified shipping container. The containers are self-service, so members can check things in and out at their convenience. A
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Creative Writing with Rayya! Blackout poetry! Drop-in for ages 11+.
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nelson Public Library
New!! We have partnered this year with the Eco-Society to put on a monthly book club, starting October 17, 7-8:30. Kate Letizia, the City of Nelson’s new Climate Change Coordinator, will be our first host.
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nelson Public Library
Okanagan Poet: John Lent, with guest Rayya Liebich A life-embracing author, musician, and educator comes to the Nelson Public Library on Thursday, October 17 at 7pm. John Lent reads from his new poetry collection A
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – Oct 22 @ 11:30 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Come and meet other parents while your children explore and play!  All ages. Free, drop-in.
Oct 22 @ 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. NOTE: No Baby Goose on Oct 8th.
Oct 22 @ 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.
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Lakeview Village
Granny Goose: Join the fun across the generations at Lake View Village! Bring your little one 0-6 years old and we will sing songs and tell stories. Some seniors will join our circle too! Drop
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nelson Public Library
We will be chatting about Train I Ride by Paul Mosier, Thursday, October 24, 5:30-7. Drop-in for ages 11+. Free pizza dinner! Even gluten-free and dairy-free options! You can find copies of the book at
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Mostly fiction and a few surprises. The Friends raise money for special library purchases. Support your Library!
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nelson Public Library - lower level
Mostly fiction and a few surprises. Bag-o-books for 5 bucks from 1pm – 2pm. The Friends raise money for special library purchases. Support your Library!
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – Oct 29 @ 11:30 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Come and meet other parents while your children explore and play!  All ages. Free, drop-in.
Oct 29 @ 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. NOTE: No Baby Goose on Oct 8th.
Oct 29 @ 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.
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Lakeview Village
Granny Goose: Join the fun across the generations at Lake View Village! Bring your little one 0-6 years old and we will sing songs and tell stories. Some seniors will join our circle too! Drop
Oct 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Passmore Lodge
Nelson Library comes to the Passmore Lodge with our roving collection. Stop by to chat about books, the Library’s digital offerings, and other hot topics with a live librarian.  
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nelson Public Library
Join a seasoned Science World educator to learn about science communication in the classroom. Perfect for teachers, retired teachers who want to work with kids, or anyone in the community who has an interest! Wednesday,
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Nov 4 @ 10:30 am – Nov 5 @ 11:30 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Come and meet other parents while your children explore and play!  All ages. Free, drop-in.
Nov 5 @ 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. NOTE: No Baby Goose on Oct 8th.
Nov 5 @ 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.
Nov 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Lakeview Village
Granny Goose: Join the fun across the generations at Lake View Village! Bring your little one 0-6 years old and we will sing songs and tell stories. Some seniors will join our circle too! Drop
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Stories, rhymes, songs, and movement! All ages. Free, drop-in.
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nelson Public Library
Wildfire is on the minds of Kootenay residents, and for good reason: every year hundreds of fires ravage forests in British Columbia, threaten communities, and put homes in peril. Authors Chris Czajkowski and Fred Reid
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Slocan Park Community Hall
We’re taking our show on the road! Our storytime will be coming to the Slocan Valley – come join us for some stories, songs, rhymes and movement at the Slocan Park Hall. Hope to see
Nov 11 all-day
Due to the statutory holiday, the Library will be closed on this day.