Friends of the Library’s Silent Auction 2022

Friends of the Library’s Silent Auction 2022

Last Updated 2022/11/16

Friends of the Invermere Public Library Online Auction Terms & Conditions DEFINITIONS: “Auction” means the competitive process employed by FOL to determine a Purchaser for the Items.   “Auction Service” means the online auction website providing catalog of Items and bidding capability for the period of time specified on the online auction website home page.

Seed Library

Last Updated 2022/03/30

NEW We’ve started a seed library! By providing free seed access, our hope is to encourage a collective effort towards food sustainability. Thank you for participating! Maybe you have a plot of land that could be used to grow produce for the food bank. Perhaps you want to instill gardening skills and a love for

Every Child Matters Colouring Page

Last Updated 2022/03/01

In an effort to encourage learning going beyond just one day on September 30, the library will be posting resources and questions to guide and encourage learning about Indigenous cultures, histories, and relationships to Canada.   This week, colour the colouring page while you discuss as a family where the phrase “Every Child Matters” started

Free Tax Clinic at the Library

Last Updated 2022/01/28

Each year, the library offers in-person appointments with our tax clinic volunteers for simple income tax filing. Same as last year, instead of in-person appointments, drop by the library anytime with your tax return forms (T-slips) and valid ID. Then our tax volunteer will keep in touch over the phone and let you know when

Local Author’s Book Reviewed in BC BookWorld!

Last Updated 2020/12/08

Maureen Thorpe’s second novel, Sailing to Byzantium, has been reviewed in the BC BookWorld paper and on their website. This is the sequel in her Tangle of Time trilogy. We have a copy available to checkout, or you can contact Maureen to buy a copy of the book and help support a local author! Read the review

Juvenile Book Review: We’re Not From Here

Last Updated 2020/10/16

We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey Reading level: ages 8 and up/Gr.3-Gr.7 When the human species has destroyed planet Earth and the space station on Mars is running low on supplies, where are you supposed to go?  In Geoff Rodkey’s We’re Not From Here, there is hope of immigration for the human species on

Meet the Library Staff – Virginia Walker

Last Updated 2020/05/14

Have you ever wondered what library staff like to read? Or what their role is at the library? What they enjoy outside of work? This new series will answer those questions and more, and helps us connect with patrons while the library is closed. Today we’re learning more about Ginny, our head librarian!   Tell

April 2020 Poetry Contest Winner!

Last Updated 2020/05/06

Congratulations to Emma B., the winner of our National Poetry Month Contest! Emma is 7 years old and goes to Eileen Madson Primary School Here’s her poem below: When the virus arrived I was very surprised, stay at home with mommy and daddy then I will be safe and happy. Wash my hands every day,

Book Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Last Updated 2020/03/14

Book review The Testaments (This review was in our November 2019 Newsletter)  Finally! The sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale is here! If you’re a Margaret Atwood fan, you’ve likely been anticipating The Testaments for a while. With the Handmaid’s Tale TV show, there is a new group of people who have been captivated by Atwood’s storytelling,

Teen Book Review: It Gets Worse by Shane Dawson

Last Updated 2019/11/30

It Gets Worse by Shane Dawson YouTuber Shane Dawson went through a lot in the past to get to where he is now, and his book It Gets Worse shares some of his experiences with his readers. He touches on his dreams of becoming a director, his difficulties coming out as bisexual, and other life