Information For Evacuees in Prince George
The Bob Harkins Branch (downtown) of the library will be closed at 1:00 pm on Friday September 22nd for a fundraising event.
The Prince George Public Library welcomes all those who have been temporarily relocated to Prince George because of the wildfires in the region. Evacuees and residents wishing to volunteer or donate in support of those in need are directed to visit the City of Prince George website for the latest information.
The City of Prince George is coordinating the city's emergency response efforts, including information regarding where evacuees are to go when they arrive in Prince George, registration information for the Canadian Red Cross, as well as information on how Prince George residents can help.
Free Library Services, Resources, and Events for Visitors
If you have been evacuated from your home due to the wildfires, the library provides free access to programs for all ages, books and other collections, internet connectivity, technology assistance, and more. Call us at 250-563-9251 or visit one of our branches for further information!
Access the Internet
The Prince George Public Library offers free internet access to all visitors to the library. For those with their own mobile devices, the library's unlimited wireless access is available to anyone visiting either branch of the library. In addition, there are Internet Computer stations available for up to 2 hours of use per day. Just visit the library checkout desk on the main floor of either branch to find out more about accessing the internet at the library.
Borrow Library Materials
You don't have to live in Prince George to get a library card! Apply online right now using your hometown address. You will receive a temporary card number and PIN that permits immediate access our large collection of Online Resources, including downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, streaming tv & movies, newspapers, and magazines.
Within 30 days of your online application submission, bring one piece of personal identification with your home address to the library checkout desk, and we'll issue a library card that provides full access to all of our collections and services! Borrow Books, Blu-Ray/DVDs, Music CDs, Video Games, Magazines, and more! Learn more about borrowing and library accounts at http://www.pgpl.ca/cards.
Attend Library Programs & Events
Join us at the library for fun events for all ages!
- Walk on the Wild Side Summer Reading Program kicks off on Tuesday July 11th at 10:15 am. Fun activities, stories, contests, and special events that will help children maintain their reading levels during summer break (children 5-9).
- Baby Time Beginning July 11th at 11:30 am, enjoy half an hour of songs and rhymes, followed by time for babies and their caregivers to visit and interact with other attendees (children 0-11 months).
- Storytime Join us starting on July 11th at 10:15 am, for stories, songs, and rhymes with lots of action for little people who are not designed to sit still! (children 0-5)
- Downtown Walking Tour Join us Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:00 am in the main lobby of the Bob Harkins Branch of the library for a guided tour that will explore downtown Prince George's fascinating historic sites (all ages).
Bob Harkins Branch (downtown) Location
888 Canada Games Way
Prince George, BC
Nechako Branch (Hart Hwy) Location
6547 Hart Highway
Prince George, BC