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ALLDATA Remote Access

ALLDATA Remote Access

Access has been expanded to library cardholders working remotely

Ancestry Library Edition Remote Access

Ancestry Library Edition Remote Access

Access has been expanded to library cardholders working remotely

E-books, E-learning, and activities for children

E-books, E-learning, and activities for children

Several publishers are offering free online access

Grab Bag

Grab Bag

Request a random selection of Children's books or Juvenile DVDs for curbside pickup

May 2021: Be Kind to Animals

May 2021: Be Kind to Animals

The May 2021 Reading Challenge theme is Be Kind to Animals

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Online Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Online Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Reference Questions

Reference Questions

Submit reference questions using our online form

Select Evening Hours Resume

Select Evening Hours Resume

The library is now open until 7pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Tumble Book Library Now Available

Tumble Book Library Now Available

Access to the Tumble Book Library is now available


Catalouge Upgrade Downtime

The library catalogue will be unavailable starting from 9pm Saturday May 15th and remain down while system upgrades are taking place, which are expected to be completed by 5am Monday May 17th. Authentication to third-party services such as Overdrive should continue to function during the upgrade. If you are interested in learning more, please visit: https://bc.libraries.coop/evergreen-3-7/

New Arrivals Posted

See our new items! The New Arrivals update for May 4th has now been posted. Choose "New Arrivals" from the options above, or click here.

Return Bin Temporarily Out of Service

The outdoor library items return bin is out of service until further notice because of a mechanical issue. Please return your items inside at the circulation desk item slot during open hours (Weekdays 10am-4:30pm (7pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays), Saturdays 1pm-4:30pm).

Service Status

In-person services: As of Tuesday April 6 2021, we are now open for in-person services, with visits up to 30 minutes. Curbside services will remain available on an elective basis, in addition to home delivery for those who require it.

Service hours are as follows:
- (NEW!) Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 10am - 7pm*
- Other weekdays: 10am - 4:30pm*
- Saturdays: 1pm - 4:30pm*
* - Curbside and telephone service available until 5pm (7:30 Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

Services available include:
- In-person shelf browsing
- Computer use (4 patrons at a time, 30 minute sessions**)
- Document services (print, fax, photocopy, scan to e-mail)
- Children's grab bags
** - If you wish to browse as well, please keep in mind the 30 minute overall visit length

Update (April 28): Item returns can now be brought inside, to the return slot at the circulation desk, during open hours. (The outside book bin is presently out of service.)

Occupancy is limited to 10 patrons - if you arrive after the occupancy reaches that number, you will be asked to wait. A sign will be erected in such circumstances. Mornings are typically less busy than afternoons.

Exam invigilations may once again be arranged with the Chief Librarian.

Thank you for your cooperation. We appreciate your continued patronage.

E-books, E-learning, and activities for children

Some publishers are offering their FREE online access to e-resources, especially for children. You can access these e-resources here.

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Hours and Location

Inside, in-person services:

Mondays
10am - 4:30pm


Tues. and Weds.
10am - 7pm
(NEW!)

Thursdays and Fridays
10am - 4:30pm


Saturdays
1pm - 4:30pm

Curbside and telephone services:
Available until 5pm (7:30pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays)


101 6th Ave W.

Prince Rupert, BC Canada

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