Summer Reading Club

Last Updated August 24, 2021

  Have you finished 50 days of reading? Congratulations!! Come by the library to collect your official Summer Reading Club Medal!!!   _______________________________________________________________________________________     Artwork by Zoe Si (@zoesees) Summer Reading Club! The BC Summer Reading Club is a free summer program that encourages kids to discover new books and have fun reading throughout the

Books for Babies

Last Updated June 14, 2021

Have you welcomed a baby in 2021? Come by the library to receive a FREE Books for BC Babies package. Reading, talking, singing and having conversations with newborns are the best ways to build early language and literacy skills. Research confirms that this strong foundation is critical to a child’s ability to thrive and succeed

StoryWalk® Stations

Last Updated August 31, 2021

StoryWalk® Stations Current Location: Bowen Island Public Library See our Events Calendar for details on the current story. 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,

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


Last Updated December 22, 2021

Registration required. To register, call us (604) 947-9788. (Please leave a voicemail if calling after hours.) Registration is for all 9 sessions. If you cannot make a session or need to un-register, please let us know so we can release your spot to someone on the waitlist. Time: Fridays at 10:30 am Dates: January 14-March 11,

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

Homework & Research Help for Kids

Last Updated May 30, 2019

Homework Tips There are loads of resources to help you with your homework. Library databases have lots of useful information that’s not necessarily available through Google. Plus, you know you can trust this information. Many websites can also help you with your homework, but make sure you’re safe while surfing the Internet, that the websites

Recommended Reading for Kids

Last Updated August 6, 2021

Browse New Kids’ Books in our Catalogue Non-Fiction Fiction Browse New Teen Books in our Catalogue Non-Fiction Fiction Browse Staff-Created Booklists If you enjoyed the Keeper of the Lost Cities series… If you enjoyed Drama by Raina Telgermeier… If you enjoyed the Nick and Tesla series… Books for fans of mighty machines Kid’s books about


Last Updated September 2, 2021

Check out our programs and resources for kids: September Literacy Month PhonoFun Storytime StoryWalk® Stations Tumblebooks – Online K-6 children’s ebook database Summer Reading Club Books for Babies Recommended Reading for Kids Recommended Websites for Kids Homework Help Upcoming Events