Resources for High School Educators

Last Updated 2021/11/12

Class Sets High school class sets are a collection of books for teens readers available for teachers and educators to borrow for class room use. The books in these sets are by BIPOC or LGBTQ2S+ authors and are meant to supplement the titles available to teachers through the school system. To find out more or

First Dibs: Teens Read New Books First!

Last Updated 2022/01/04

Teens! Get first dibs on new books, write reviews for publication in PRPL’s library catalogue for all time!  See examples of past reviews here.  And get volunteer credit! This program is available for any teen who wants to become an official PRPL Book Reviewer. Those registered with Brooks Secondary School’s volunteer service program get five-hours

Spring Break Comic Camp for Kids and Teens

Last Updated 2020/12/18

UPDATE: In light of the COVID-19 crisis and recommendations from health officials to practice social distancing and cancel non-essential programs and events, the Powell River Public Library has decided that it will be cancelling the upcoming Spring Break Comic Camp. Our facilitator Natasha Donovan was planning on travelling from Washington State, and with the directives


Last Updated 2017/04/19

‘The School’ by Donald Barthelme ‘Symbols and Signs’ by Vladimir Nabokov “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin “The Looking-Glass” by Anton Chekhov “A Lack of Order in the Floating Object Room” by George Saunders “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty “The Last Night of the World” by Ray Bradbury “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”

Homeschoolers’ Book Club

Last Updated 2017/04/03

Are you a homeschooler, grade 5-10, who likes to read and discuss books? Starting September 30, and continuing the last Friday of every month from 10:30 to 11:30 until May, the library hosts Homeschooler’s Book Club. Come to the first meeting and have a say in what you read! This is a great place to expand your

Homework & Research Help for Teens

Last Updated 2021/04/12

Homework Tips There are loads of resources to help you with your homework. Library databases have lots of useful information that’s not necessarily available through Google. Plus, you know you can trust this information. Many websites can also help you with your homework, but make sure you’re safe while surfing the Internet, that the websites


Last Updated 2013/10/29

Teens Programs


Last Updated 2021/02/18

We have loads of books, including Graphic novels and magazines, in our Young Adult section specifically for teens. To explore our Teen section from where ever you are click here. Interested in volunteering at the Library? Join First Dibs — where teens get first access to new books. Read books and become an official Powell River