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2021 Summer Reading Club Home Page

Book suggestions (from our library!) for the weekly themes coming soon!

Week 1: Super Sleuths – Mystery stories, detectives, and crime

Week 2: Crack the Code – STEAM and scientific discoveries

Week 3: Hot on the Trail – The outdoors and nature

Week 4: Secret Missions – Travel and Exploration

Week 5: Whodunnit? – Notable people and biographies

Week 6: History’s Mysteries – The ancient world, history, and dinosaurs

Week 7: Is it Real? – Monsters and the paranormal

Information on the Summer Reading Club from the official SRC website.

Resources for library staff and other facilitators

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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Summer Reading Club Website

Check out our Summer Reading Club website (for children and teens):

Recorded Events

Here is a list of some events we have hosted for which there are recordings available. Links may open on external / third-party websites.

Author Michelle Good reading from her novel Five Little Indians
Virtual event on Zoom
June 26, 2020 3pm

Evening with Eden Robinson, author of Son of a Trickster
CBC Canada Reads event held in the main library
March 6, 2020 7pm
Aired on Daybreak North on March 13 2020 (1:17:57 - 1:31:19), and North by Northwest on March 15 2020 (2:09:45 - 2:25:54)
More info: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/community/cbc-s-canada-r...

Exam Proctoring

We offer proctoring of examinations for students enrolled in online education and training programs.

Our standard rate is $50 and ample advance notice is preferable so that scheduling, logistics, staffing, and any necessary technical arrangements may be made smoothly.

Generally, exams are to be scheduled for weekdays.

To inquire about booking, phone the library during open hours at (250) 627-1345 or send an e-mail to deplib@princerupertlibrary.ca.

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.