Pen Pal Club

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Libraries across the Kootenays are bringing back the lost art of correspondence. Join the club and we will match you up with someone to correspond with by snail mail. This is a great opportunity to encourage one another in a trying time! Here is how it works: Register by emailing Melodie Rae at and […]

Kootenay Teen News

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The Kootenay Library Federation is introducing a Kootenay-wide newspaper created by teens for teens! Interested in getting involved? We need all sorts of content creators: writers reporters photojournalists We can teach you everything you need to know! Get in touch by emailing Melodie Rae at

Kootenay Girls

Frog Peak Café 1418 Highway #6, Crescent Valley, BC

In this mother-daughter book club for ages 11-13, we will be chatting about the The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani on Wednesday, March 29th, 5:30 - 7pm. Mothers, daughters, grandmas, aunties, neighbours, mentors, all are welcome! This program is run in partnership with the Slocan Valley CBAL. Register by emailing Sayre at  

Homeschool ZOOM viewing Author Talk

Nelson Public Library - lower level 602 Stanley St., Nelson, BC

Monique Gray Smith will be joining Kootenay Libraries via Zoom to discuss the YA version of the popular book "Braiding Sweetgrass." Many students in local schools will be joining with their classes, homeschooling families are invited to join us in the Library for an in-person group viewing. Tuesday, April 4, 1:30-2:30 Participants are not required […]