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About Us & Reports

The Northwest Library Federation (NWLF) is a partnership between the public libraries of Hazelton, Houston, Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Smithers, Stewart and Terrace. Libraries in the Federation are independent of the other and work together to better achieve regional goals.

Mission: To facilitate the cooperation needed to deliver optimal library service equitably throughout the region.

Vision: Equitable access to enriching library experiences across the region.

Guiding Principles:

  • Collaboration: Member libraries collaborate on projects of mutual benefit.
  • Autonomy: Member libraries may opt in or out of activities based on their own local
  • Democracy: Every voice is equal in the decision-making process.
  • Transparency: The NWLF is accountable to members and its funders.

Federation Documents

Provincial Grant Reports

NWLF gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Libraries Branch.