Services & Programs

Room Rentals

Last Updated July 22, 2021

**Sorry, room rentals are not currently available during COVID-19.** There are 2 library spaces available for rentals by groups or individuals when not required for library use: The Annex – Annie Laurie Wood Annex (24′ x 27′) Size Capacity Non-Profit Rate Commercial Rate Private Individual 648 sf 50 seated or 65 standing $25/hr $40/hr $30/hr

Adult Spelling Bee

Last Updated September 26, 2018

3rd Annual Adult Spelling Bee – October 13, 2018 This year’s Adult Spelling Bee will be held in the new Cove Commons – the combined Library Annex and Arts Council Gallery. Teams register for free this year. Register online at by September 30. We are looking for a maximum of Audience tickets are $15 and

Tech Tutor

Last Updated December 5, 2020

Our Tech Tutor provides patient, friendly, one-on-one help for any of your technology challenges. Bring in your laptop, tablet, smartphone, camera or e-reader, or reserve one of our public internet stations.  All tech topics are welcome, such as help with email, web searching, photos, social networks, password management, updates, security, file organization, or learning the

Med Shed

Last Updated August 7, 2021

Search our catalogue for medical equipment and place a hold. You may also call (604-947-9788) or email the library with your requests.   What is the Med Shed? The Med Shed is a service for lending medical equipment to Bowen Island residents for free.  All equipment is lent in as-is condition for a 6 week


Last Updated June 17, 2015

BC OneCard

Last Updated April 1, 2020

          BC OneCard Policies: BC OneCard patrons may borrow up to 5 items at one time including books, magazines, audiovisual items, audio/music tapes and CD’s.    


Last Updated February 17, 2016

Bowen Island Public Library is a member of a federation of libraries called Public Library InterLINK. InterLINK is a partnership of strong local libraries which provides open access to all member libraries for all Bowen Library patrons. Materials can be borrowed and returned to any of the InterLINK member libraries. Many Bowen Islanders borrow from

Special Collections

Last Updated July 15, 2013

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Print, Photocopy, Scan & Fax

Last Updated May 6, 2021

Photocopying & Printing: 20 cents per page black & white 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper only Printing There are two ways to print at the library: Email-to-print Email your document to Come to the library circulation desk where staff will release your document for printing. Please note: You may attach one or more


Last Updated August 7, 2021

If you weren’t able to find the item you wanted in our catalogue, you can find it elsewhere in BC using Illume, a catalogue for all BC libraries. If you find printed material at another library, you can request an interlibrary loan to have the item delivered to your local library for pickup. Interlibrary loan materials