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Thom Henley Book Launch

Thom Henley launched his new book Raven Walks Around the World in the Prince Rupert Library's multipurpose room on Wednesday, November 15th at 7 pm. This author, advocate and co-founder of the Rediscovery wilderness program for youth performed a reading and discussion about his memoir in this free event.

More information is available at Harbour Publishing. Books will be available for purchase.

Sponsored by Prince Rupert Library, Harbour Publishing, and the Canada Council for the Arts.

11th Annual Novel Idea Auction

The Friends of the Prince Rupert Library invited the community of Prince Rupert and the surrounding areas to create an item inspired by anything they've read to be auctioned in aid of the Prince Rupert Library.

For more information, call the library at 250-627-1345.

Submission Deadline was: November 2, 2017.

Thank you for your support!





Chasing Smoke: Reading & Q&A

Discover what it's really like to be on the front lines of wildfires with a seasoned firefighter and esteemed writer, Aaron Williams.

Chasing Smoke:

Author Reading and Q&A

Thursday, October 26 at 7 pm
Prince Rupert Public Library
101 6 Ave W

Sponsored by Eddie's News, the Prince Rupert Library, and Harbour Publishing

Author Reading - Monique Gray Smith

Author Reading with Monique Gray Smith

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Multi-Purpose Room

7:00 pm

Free event, open to the community.

Monique is an inspiring international speaker, consultant and award winning author. Her books include the coming of age story Tilly and the charming celebratory tale of My Heart Fills with Happiness.

She uses stories for children and young adults to teach our youth the spirit of generosity and resilence.

Sponsored by Success By 6, the Province of British Columbia, Credit Unions of BC, and the United Way.

Author Reading - Monique Gray Smith

Author Reading with Monique Gray Smith

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Multi-Purpose Room

7:00 pm

Free event, open to the community.

Monique is an inspiring international speaker, consultant and award winning author. Her books include the coming of age story Tilly and the charming celebratory tale of My Heart Fills with Happiness.

She uses stories for children and young adults to teach our youth the spirit of generosity and resilence.

Sponsored by Success By 6, the Province of British Columbia, Credit Unions of BC, and the United Way.

Gwynne Dyer Author Reading

Sponsored by the Prince Rupert Public Library, Gwynne Dyer, international columnist, historial and author, did an author reading at the Lester Centre of the Arts.

7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24th, with admission by donation, this show was open to all ages, and was a rare opportunity to see an author of such calibre.

Author Reading - Michael Kusugak

Prince Rupert Library presents the storyteller, Michael Kusugak. It wasn't until Michael Kusugak had his own children that there was hardly anything written for children about life in the Arctic, so he started telling them his grandmother's stories. Often teaming up with illustrator Vladyana Krykorka, his work has been awarded both the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature and the Ruth Schwartz Award for Children's Literature.

Novel Ideas Auction 2016

10th Annual Novel Idea Auction

The Friends of the Prince Rupert Public Library invite the arts, crafts and culinary community of Prince Rupert and the surrounding areas to create an item inspired by something you've read.

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The item(s) were auctioned in support of the library. This year's auction was held on October 28th 2016. Doors opened at 6:30 pm and the auction started at 7:00 pm.

Deadline for entries was Wed., Oct. 26th 2016 @ 5 p.m.

For more information, call:
Barbara: 250-624-6336
Library: 250-627-1345

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ITEMS FROM THE 2016 AUCTION!

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