StoryWalk® Stations

Last Updated January 12, 2021

2020/2021 StoryWalk® Stations Current Location: Bowen Island Public Library Current Story: The Mitten by Jan Brett StoryWalk® is a free self-guided activity that is open to the public! Families are encouraged to combine physical activity with reading in an outdoor environment. Read pages of a story as you stroll around the library grounds, use your imagination

SRC Registration

Last Updated April 17, 2020

Summer Reading Club 2019 Registration will become available on June 15th   50 Day Reading Challenge Weekly Activity Registration ages 5 & 6, or 7-9   Youth Workshops ages 10+ Summer Reading Club Year End Party  RSVP       

SRC Reading Challenge

Last Updated April 17, 2020

Go to this online form to register for the 50 Day Reading Challenge! Stop by the Bowen Library front desk to  pick up your Reading Record. Read, or have some read to you every day! Keep track of your reading. After 7 days of reading, bring your record back to the library to collect your sticker and

Summer Reading Club Ages 10+

Last Updated April 17, 2020

Summer Reading Club workshops for ages 10+ will begin on July 13th   Youth Card Making Workshop Registration  Summer Reading Club Year End Party  RSVP Events calendar Contact the SRC coordinator:

Summer Reading Club Ages 7-9

Last Updated April 17, 2020

Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 pm -OR- Thursdays 1:00-2:30 pm July 9th- August 22nd Through crafts, games, books, and much more, we will explore the world of imagination!  No matter what your reading background is, SRC is the perfect place to grow as a reader! *Tuesday, August 13th Summer Reading Club Canceled* Registration  Week 7, August 20th-22nd (Please note our

Summer Reading Club Ages 5-6

Last Updated April 17, 2020

Wednesdays from 11:00-12:30 pm -OR- Fridays from 11:00-12:30 pm July 10th- August 22nd Where can reading take you? Why, just about anywhere! Through crafts, games, books, and indoor/outdoor activities new readers will explore using all kinds of imagination! No matter what your reading background is, SRC is the perfect place to grow as a reader!

Summer Reading Club Quick Facts

Last Updated April 17, 2020

Theme: ‘Book a Trip’ Sub-themes: 1.      Explore your own backyard 2.      Discover the universe 3.      Wander into the past 4.      Tour the world 5.      Travel using your imagination 6.      Journey by plane, train, automobile 7.      Play around the globe Who can join?: Kids aged 13 and under. We have three different age categories for programing:


Last Updated April 3, 2021

Storytime is stories, songs, and play activities for 2-4 year-olds.  Cancelled: March-April LIVE Online Storytime Due to low registrations, we have cancelled Live Online Storytime with Aubin for March and April. Please check back here for further Storytime offerings.   Online Storytime Videos Enjoy these Storytime videos, also available to view on our YouTube channel.

Recommended Websites for Kids

Last Updated October 29, 2013

Poisson Rouge – Games for children Orisinal – game website for young children Learn to type “Dance mat typing” – a touch typing program for children. PBS Kids – full of stories, music, games and more. Visit Caillou, Arthur, Berenstain Bears, Clifford, Sesame Street and more… Bob the Builder – Help Bob with different repairs

Summer Reading Club

Last Updated October 22, 2020

 Thanks for a Fantastic (and Unusual) 2020 Summer! 2020 has been a year unlike any other for the Bowen Island Public Library. Despite the many differences in service this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library continues to be dedicated to reading, literacy, and lifelong learning. One of the ways that the Bowen Library