Canadian Library Month is over, but the library remains our best community refuge, because “books, duh.”

Look, the fact is, those love hearts are too small for me to fit in the reasons I love the library, but I'm heartened to see I am not alone. From the moment I moved to Pemberton, the library staff were my first point of contact with the community. They welcomed me. Learned my name. … Continue reading Canadian Library Month is over, but the library remains our best community refuge, because “books, duh.”

Maker Mondays stop motion movie: Surf’s UP

The Pemberton & District Public Library is proud to present the second of three movies made at Maker Mondays: Stop motion movies session, Surf's Up by Arleigh, Maile and Lilly! Maker Monday sessions are designed for children to encourage innovation, creativity, learning and discovery. In the spring and fall the Library offer monthly sessions covering a … Continue reading Maker Mondays stop motion movie: Surf’s UP

Grizzlies, Gales and Giant Salmon author at the Library, Friday, April 6, 7pm

Head to the Pemberton & District Public Library tomorrow night, Friday April 6, at 7pm, for an evening with Pat Ardley, sharing her experiences of life at a Rivers Inlet fishing lodge. Reminiscent of British Columbia classics like Fishing with John, I Heard the Owl Call My Name and the evocative wilderness writings of Chris … Continue reading Grizzlies, Gales and Giant Salmon author at the Library, Friday, April 6, 7pm

Pop Up Choir comes to Pemberton Library May 25, all singers invited

I've been in love with the idea of a pop-up choir since seeing Choir!Choir!Choir! perform after David Bowie's passing. Turning the audience into the performer is their motto. And it's unbelievably moving. I have often felt that what is unique about this region is that it's very much about getting active, participating, not just sitting … Continue reading Pop Up Choir comes to Pemberton Library May 25, all singers invited

What a future-proof library does to address growth pains: make every square inch count

There’s a little white board in the corner of Emma Gillis’ office, with a wish list scrawled down it in black marker. Most of the items have been steadily crossed off over the five years since Gillis took the helm of the Pemberton & District Public Library and tried to conjure a future-proof facility. The … Continue reading What a future-proof library does to address growth pains: make every square inch count