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Programs & Events

Past Events

The Prince Rupert Library has had many successful and interesting events in the past.  Click the links below to look at some of our favourites.

Author Readings

PRL hosts visiting authors in order to give its patrons the chance to meet and learn from some of the people who create the books we enjoy reading. Author readings have taken place at the library as well as other locations in the community, such as schools and the Lester Centre.

Room Bookings

Our Multi-Purpose Room is available for booking for your event.

The room capacity is approximately 50 people (i.e. Speaker/Audience event or for a small meeting with tables and chairs).

We are currently limiting occupancy to 30 persons. Masks are mandatory, and event organizers are responsible for adhering to any proof-of-vaccination requirements that may apply.

Meeting Room Fees:

*** 24 hour cancellation policy for all bookings.

Non-profit groups:
$15 for Half Day (up to 4 hours)
$30 for Full Day (8 hours)
*** Fees may be waived for programs directed at the community.

Commercial and Government groups:
$120 for Full Day (8 hours)
$70 for Half Day (4 hours or less)
*** $20 for 1st hour after Half Day rate; $10 successive (for 5, 6, or 7 hours)

Rental Rates for Equipment:
* Overhead Projector: $10 per session
* Computer Projector: $10 per session
* Flip Chart Rental: $5 per session

While we do have a Bluetooth / 3.5mm speaker available, we recommend that users with advanced requirements make their own arrangements for audio.

The library loans equipment to individuals and organizations at its discretion. In such cases, the Projector Loan Agreement is to be used. Our rental unit supports analogue video: composite, S-Video, and VGA. If your device only supports digital outputs, a converter adapter will be required.

Those wishing to cancel existing bookings are requested to provide greater than 24 hours' notice, or else the full booking fees will still apply.

To enquire further or to book the room, please call us during open hours at 250-627-1345 or send us an email

Children's Programs

Children's Programs @ the Prince Rupert Library
Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.

Tales for Twos: is a lively program for two-year olds and their parents or caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and activities just right for this exciting age group!

Story Hour: is an hour long program for the 3-5 year old crowd. Each week we'll explore a different theme through stories, songs, action rhymes and colouring activities.

All programs run for 8 weeks and are free of charge. Please pre-register by signing up at the library or call us (during open hours) at 250-627-1345.

Check the home page for announcements for specific instances of these programs.