Using the Library

School Tours

Last Updated 2021/11/04

We love showing the Powell River Public Library to students of all-ages! We offer a variety of ways for students, teachers, homeschoolers and parents to explore the Library. These exciting opportunities include: 1) pre-recorded tour videos 2) scheduled zoom-based virtual library tours and 3) scheduled in-person library tours. Read on to learn more about each

Memoir Anthologies

Last Updated 2021/12/31

The Monthly Memoir Writing Program has curated their work into several books and e-books. We welcome you to enjoy the stories, and hope that it inspires you to put your own stories on paper. Treasures: A Memoir Anthology This e-book is available for download in PDF, MOBI (Kindle Friendly) and EPUB (Kobo friendly) “Welcome to

Online Catalogue Help

Last Updated 2021/01/20

Logging In To Your Account Click the My Library Account link. Enter your library card number and your PIN. The default PIN is the last four digits of your library card number. If you need help logging in, contact us. After you log in, you’ll see a screen that has four tabs: “Personal Information,” “Checkouts,” “Holds,”

Download Digital Media (eBooks, eAudiobooks & more)

Last Updated 2021/06/03

You can download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, popular magazines, and more from a variety of sources: Download eBooks and eAudiobooks from OverDrive with options for Juvenile, Teen and Adult readers. For help with this service, read more here. We recommend the free app “Libby” to connect with OverDrive on your mobile device. Download eAudiobooks, eBooks and digital

eBook Websites

Last Updated 2021/06/03

Here’s a list of websites offering eBooks and eAudiobooks for download: Accessible Reading BC A small collection of accessible eBooks published in BC Great Books Online Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus and hundreds more. Bibliomania Free online literature and study guides. International Children’s Digital Library Read free children books online. LibriVox A wealth of audiobooks to

Privacy Policy

Last Updated 2021/05/26

Are you concerned about how we protect your privacy? We assure you that is a primary concern for all of us. Your card registration information and the records of your Library use are confidential. To learn more, consult the Statement of Policies May 2021 on Confidentiality of Patron Information.

Finding, Borrowing and Placing Holds on Digital Items

Last Updated 2022/01/17

For finding and borrowing eBooks and eAudiobooks from OverDrive read these instructions. Placing Holds How to place a hold How to check out a title on hold that has become available How to remove a hold *Please note that the eBook collection is hosted on a Third Party website with its own set of privacy policies.

eAudiobooks: Downloading to a Computer

Last Updated 2022/01/17

MP3 vs WMA eAudiobooks are available in 2 different formats: MP3 and WMA.   MP3: Compatible with most devices, including Mac and Windows computers Can be transferred to iPod or other compatible music players Can be downloaded directly to mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) using the OverDrive Media Console app WMA: Compatible with just

Transferring eBooks to an eReader

Last Updated 2022/01/17

Check the compatibility of your eReader to ensure it’ll work with OverDrive. Watch a video about how to transfer eBooks and learn about the OverDrive app “Libby” on this FAQ page for mobile devices . Make sure you’ve downloaded Adobe Digital Editions to your computer. Authorize Your eReader: Skip to Step 3 if you’ve already authorized your reader with your computer. Connect your

eBooks: Downloading to a Computer

Last Updated 2022/01/17

Find out more: About the Service Compatible Devices eBooks: Transferring eBooks to an eReader  audioBooks: Downloading to a Computer Finding and Borrowing Items & Placing Holds