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Library System


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LIBRARY BRANCHES

  • Ashcroft
  • Barriere
  • Blue River
  • Cache Creek
  • Chase
  • Clearwater
  • Clinton
  • Kamloops - Downtown
  • Kamloops - North Shore
  • Logan Lake
  • Lytton
  • Merritt
  • Savona
  • Bookmobile

Click here for detailed information on library branches listed above.

Something for Everyone

Bestselling Books Newspapers & Magazines
DVD's & music CD's Video Games
Electronic Databases Audiobooks for the visually disabled
Free public access to the internet Adult & Children's Programs
Author Tours Local history & genealogy services
Meeting room rentals Great public spaces for the whole family

 


Partnerships

  • Books for Babies with Interior Health
  • Thompson Rivers University Library
  • Success By 6
  • Scides
  • KELLI – Mother Goose Programming
  • Strong Start
  • Sk’elep School of Excellence
  • Family History Society
  • School Districts throughout the TNRD
  • Welcome Wagon
  • Skulula
  • LinK
  • Aberdeen Mall
  • Canada Post
  • Merritt Friends of the Library
  • Raise A Reader
  • Dolly Parton Foundation

 

 

 

2012 Accomplishments


  • Started construction of two new libraries in Cache Creek and Logan Lake
  • Launched a new library website
  • Enhanced the Internet and wireless services at the North Kamloops Library
  • Significantly increased programming at the North Kamloops Library
  • Hired a new Director of Libraries
  • Hired new branch heads for North Kamloops, Cache Creek, Savona and Ashcroft Libraries
  • Reconfigured the reference area at the Kamloops Library
  • Secwepmcstin collection was catalogued and distributed
  • Implemented a new Internet access library card
  • Reduced wait times for patrons with holds
  • Customer service workshops for staff across the system
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training for staff
  • Training for staff on e-books, basic hardware, and e-mail
  • Ratification of the BCGEU collective agreement
  • Mobile e-book computer training lab (8 laptops)
  • Flooring replaced at Merritt
  • Storytime room and Children’s area were refurbished at the Kamloops Library
  • New 3G network in the Bookmobile
  • E-books circulation increased 136 percent
  • Quick Reads circulation increased 190 percent
  • Added self-check machine in Merritt

 

2012 Activities


  • Molly the Story Dog program at the Kamloops Library
  • Summer Reading Club was offered at all branches
  • Weird Science programs at various branches
  • Celebrated Family Literacy Day
  • Expanded author tours for adults and children
  • Expanded book clubs
  • Canada Reads author Richard Wagamese at the North Kamloops Library

 

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