NWLF Job Opportunity

Last Updated 2018/01/18

Director, Northwest Library Federation Position Description: The Northwest Library Federation Director supports and facilitates the collaborative partnership activities of its seven member libraries. Reporting to the NWLF board of directors, the Director manages the organization’s operations, oversees implementation of policies, and ensures attainment of organizational strategic goals and objectives. The Director works closely with the

A New Home for Stewart Public Library

Last Updated 2017/10/25

The relocation of the Stewart Public Library to a downtown, storefront location in September has already contributed to major change for both the library and the town. Because the library formerly shared space with the public school, it was constrained by school open hours. “The new space allows the library to be open at night and

Smithers Public Library Wins Provincial Library Award

Last Updated 2017/06/02

Smithers Public Library is the recipient of the inaugural British Columbia Library Association’s (BCLA) Building Better Communities Award for its extensive work building a relationship with the local First Nation (Wet’suwet’en) community. This included promoting the library as a community hub and safe space and partnering with outside organizations to extend services beyond the library’s walls.

Terrace Public Library Builds Library of Things

Last Updated 2017/04/29

Residents of Terrace now have free borrowing access to musical instruments, sporting equipment, a sewing machine, a GoPro, and — coming soon — power tools, all at their public library. TPL’s new inventory joins smaller objects already lent by the library such as binoculars, games, and raspberry Pi kits. Thanks to a number of donations and

KPL: A Community Hub for French in Kitimat

Last Updated 2017/02/28

Kitimat Public Library’s French language programs provide tremendous value to the families from France and Quebec arriving in Kitimat each year for work, and position the library as a centre for French language and culture in the community. Along with substantial holdings of materials in French, the library serves francophone patrons in their own language, and is typically the sole community

2016 NWLF Library Events

Last Updated 2016/05/26

The NWLF is proudly funding three free, public presentations in our member libraries in 2016. Check with your local library for details. Roy Henry Vickers: April 7 – May 14 (Houston, Hazelton, Smithers, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat) Magician Leif David: May 25 – June 1 (Houston, Smithers, Hazelton, Stewart, Terrace, Prince Rupert) Lego Robotics for kids: July 11

Welcome to our new Blog!

Last Updated 2016/05/03

Stay tuned for upcoming information from the Northwest Library Federation…