Support Your Library
Phase 3 of the plan to resume library services has now been launched. Due to COVID-19, the Bob Harkins Branch (downtown) is open for limited service Tuesday-Friday 10 am-6 pm, Saturday 10 am-2 pm. The Nechako Branch (Hart) is open Monday-Friday 10 am-6pm.
The Prince George Public Library is home to 61,494 cardholders and serves over approximately 1,000 people each day between two branches: Bob Harkins Branch, downtown, and Nechako Branch, in the Hart.
Your support helps PGPL connect people and ideas, inspiring the community to read, learn and discover.
Ways to Give
Your financial gift helps to enhance the library’s programs, collections and spaces. You may choose to direct your donation to one of the following areas.
For further details on the library’s policies regarding fund development, please visit our Policy Manual
Your ‘In Honour’ donation is a heartfelt way to acknowledge or remember someone special. Give to the library’s area of greatest need, or choose to ‘Honour with Books’. With either option, a letter acknowledging your donation will be mailed to the individual or the family of the individual being honoured.
Honour with Books with a minimum donation of $25. A distinctive bookplate with the name of the person being honoured will be placed in a new book for every $25 donated. Unfortunately, we will not be able to place your bookplate in a specific book, but you may recommend a particular branch or area of the collection.
For more information contact Jody Tindill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends Of The Library
The Friends of the Library fundraise and advocate for the Prince George Public Library. The Friends host a semi-annual Book Sale, raising valuable funds to support library projects. For more information call Margaret Johnston at 250-561-2310 or email@example.com. Accepting new members.
Deliver library materials to people who cannot visit our branches on a regular basis. Regular volunteers deliver materials for two hours every Thursday beginning at 10:00 am. Alternate volunteers fill in whenever a regular volunteer is unavailable. For more information contact the Community Outreach Librarian at 250-563-9251 ext. 123 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you a technology expert with a passion for teaching others? Tech Tutors assist our Instructional Librarian with delivering technology-focused instruction to the public. For more information, please contact our Digital Literacy & Instructional Librarian at 250-563-9251 ext. 125 or email@example.com.
Teen Volunteers Program
If you have opinions on how to make PGPL more friendly and welcoming to teens, and if you'd like to help us host teen events, the Teen Volunteers Program is for you! Recruitment takes place in fall of each year. For details visit: http://www.pgpl.ca/teen-volunteers.
NOTE: Due to COVID-19, we are NOT accepting book donations at this time.
The Prince George Public Library accepts donations of good-quality, used books that meet the following criteria:
- Books that are in good condition and free of underlining or highlighting
- Hardcover or soft cover books that are not spiral bound
- Paperback books less than 5 years old
- Medical books less than 5 years old
- Textbooks less than 5 years old
- Computer books less than 2 years old
Please note that the library does not accept the donations of magazines, Reader’s Digest condensed books, encyclopedias, workbooks, or other libraries’ discards.
For detailed information regarding the library's charitable status and lists of Registered Charity Information Returns, please visit the Canada Revenue Agency website.