All our libraries are now offering takeout service beginning with library holds. Continue reading Library Takeout Is Here!
If you’re like me, you saw our Kids Book Bingo challenge last month and were pretty jealous. So our staff have put together a new reading challenge for everyone over the age of 12! Continue reading A Contest for the Rest of Us!
All TNRL branches are currently closed as a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19. Check this post often for updated answers to your frequently asked questions about how the COVID-19 closure is affecting our libraries. Continue reading COVID-19 Closure FAQ
Have you been missing Storytime? We have good news! Every weekday at 10:30am you can join one of our amazing staff for a LIVE Storytime! Continue reading We’re going live!
We recently featured Auto Repair Source in one of our #staffpick posts, as it’s an excellent source of information on vehicle repair and maintenance. If our #staffpick on Auto Repair Source has inspired you to try it out, watch this … Continue reading Auto Repair Source Tutorial
It’s a new week, which means it’s time for a new weekly scavenger hunt! We’ll be bringing you a new list of items for children to find every Monday morning for the next few weeks. This week we invite you to dig through your family photos and see how many of these “somethings” you can find! Continue reading Family Photos Scavenger Hunt
One of our most popular programs is Yarn & Yap, where folks come into the library to meet other fans of the fibre arts. So until we meet again, we wanted to share some of our staff’s favourite places to go for supplies, ideas, and help. Continue reading Yarn & Yap Resources
This weekend, we challenge you to become more familiar with our science database ScienceFlix by trying out this fun Tornado in a Bottle experiment! All you need to try this experiment are your library card and a few household objects. Continue reading Weekend Kids Activity: Tornado in a Bottle
Excited about watching virtual Storytimes but wanting to get more out of them? We are delighted to bring you some extra activities you can add to your day to get more out of our Storytimes! Each Friday we’ll be bringing you a preview of the themes for the next week and suggestions for ways to build extra learning and fun into each day. Continue reading Beyond Storytime: May 25 – 29
Our staff give you a peek into their deepest secrets by exposing their personal bookshelves to the harsh light of the interwebs. #shelfie! Continue reading #ShowUsYourShelves
Are you aware that the TNRL has an extensive collection of useful and interesting databases? If you’re interested in car maintenance, or simply want to know what a repair would cost, check out our Auto Repair Source database, available for free with your library card! Continue reading #StaffPick: Auto Repair Source
We’re delighted to introduce a new initiative to help support caregivers practice early literacy with their children at home. There are five practices that support early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Singing is one of our favourites! Continue reading Literacy at Home: 3 Songs for 0-2s
NewsHound provides free access to a searchable digital archive of thousands of newspaper articles from publications across the Thompson-Nicola Regional District. It includes articles from current and historical newspapers in the communities of Kamloops, Merritt, Clinton, and Sun Peaks. More … Continue reading NewsHound Local Newspaper Archive