Bowen Island Public Library's e-Newsletter • June 2021

Library News

New Open Hours

The library has new expanded hours!

  • Tuesday-Friday 10 am-5 pm
  • Saturday 12 pm-4 pm

We look forward to serving you during our expanded open hours!


Summer Reading Club

Calling Kids of All Ages—Join the BC Summer Reading Club!

This FREE summer program is a great way to discover new books and have fun reading throughout the summer.

Sign up at the Bowen Island Public Library starting on Tuesday, June 15th. You will get a reading tracker, bookmark, colouring sheet and a reading log. Or sign up online at to receive a digital tracker.

Join our Summer Reading Club mailing list and visit our website for more information about the BC Summer Reading Club, including upcoming programs and activity kits.

Sign Up for the SRC Mailing List


Book Donations Now Accepted Saturdays 1-3 pm

Friends of the Bowen Island Library volunters are now accepting donations of clean, good condition used books and DVDs on Saturdays from 1-3 pm only. The library cannot accept drop-offs at any other time.

A Friends of the Library volunteer will pre-screen your donations while you wait and will accept those that meet donation guidelines. Donors will need to take back any items that do not meet the guidelines.

Thank you for your book donations in support of the library!

What You Need to Know to Donate Books


New Children's & YA Books

Click here to find links to recommended reading and our latest Kids & Teens books.
Click the following featured book titles to see them in our catalogue and place a hold.

Fresh on the Shelves

Click the following featured book titles to see them in our catalogue and place a hold.

Featured Collections

Hiking Books

Explore the wilds of your health region with some of these guides from our collection!

Browse BC Hiking Books

Kids' Books @ the Mini Book Sale in the Annex

We've got your Summer Reading Club reads at the Mini Book Sale in the Annex. Find more quality used kids' books to buy on the lower shelf of the book sale display, and of course there are tons more to borrow in the library.

All funds go to support the library, thanks to the work of the Friends of the Bowen Island Library Society volunteers.


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Library Open Hours

  • 10 am-5 pm Tuesdays-Fridays
  • 12-4 pm Saturdays
  • Book return open at all times.