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Library Hours

  • Monday 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday to Thursday 10am - 8pm
  • Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • The Library is closed on Sundays
    and statutory holidays
  • 1505 Bay Ave
  • Trail, BC V1R 4B2
  • Phone: (250) 364-1731
  • Email: KFoley@trail.ca
Tuesday
Sep062016

Gadgets

Gadget instruction at the Library

We offer gadget instruction in an effort to help you access books and information more effectively. We can teach you how to use your device to download library materials, access library resources online, and improve your ability to find information.

To make a Gadgets appointment, you can telephone, email, or speak to us in person to arrange a date and time for your appointment. Bring your gadget! If you do not have a gadget, we can provide instruction and allow you to borrow gadgets we have on hand at the library. During your appointment, we offer individual assistance. The aspect of your gadget that we talk about is up to you.

Tuesday
Sep062016

Exploring eReading at the Library

We have eBooks. Come to the library to learn how to use our electronic book collection. Download books to your computer, tablet, eReader, or smart phone to read at your convenience. eBooks are easy to use. There are no late fees and they are available 24 hours a day through our website. Sound good? Then attend one of our training sessions to learn more!

Just the basics

  • Access our electronic library from our website
  • Sign in to Library to Go, our e-book collection
  • Browse our collection of fiction, non-fiction and children's titles in eBook and eAudiobook formats
  • Learn how to check out or reserve an eBook
  • See how to download and listen to eAudiobooks in our collection
  • Learn about the apps that help you read your eBook or listen to your eAudiobook on your computer or device

Try our eReaders

  • Hands on exploration and informal interaction with the library's Nook eReaders
  • See what reading using an eReader is like
  • Learn how to navigate books and make bookmarks to return to later
  • Adjust the text size and font of your eBook

eAudiobooks in the spotlight

  • Explore the library's collection of online eAudiobooks
  • Learn how to use our free software to listen to eAudiobooks you download
  • Learn how to search for eAudiobooks in our Library to Go collection
  • Play a sample of an eAudiobook before you check it out
  • See how to make a CD of some eAudiobooks for your own use
Thursday
Jun162016

Book a Trip

Summer Reading 2016 theme is 'Book a Trip' Open to children ages 6 to 12.

Sponsored by the British Columbia Library Association and your local public library with
 the assistance of Libraries Branch, Ministry of Education and the RBC Foundation

Illustrations by Lee Edward Födi @ 2016 · Materials Design by Roger Handling

We hope you had a wonderful summer. Come in and collect your medal if you missed our final day. Try the Young Reader’s Educational Games and Activities listed below.

Join us Tuesdays for After School Club from 3 to 4 pm

Additional Links

Tips and Tricks for Adults to Help Launch Children’s Reading

Young Reader’s Educational Games and Activities

Monday
Nov092015

2015 KLF Author Tour

Elinore Florence

Local Invermere author of “Birds Eye View” will give a slide show and talk about the history of women in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Where: Rosewood Village - 8125 Devito Dr., Trail

When: Wednesday, November 18th at 2PM

Cost: FREE

 

The Trail & District Library Presents:

Jim Lawrence & Miriam Needoba

EYES IN THE FOREST

Screening of the short film and artist portrait "EYES IN THE FOREST": The Portraiture of Jim Lawrence made by Needoba

Where: McIntyre Room - Trail Memorial Centre

When: Thursday, November 19th at 7PM

Cost: FREE

Tuesday
Mar102015

Build It

Summer Reading 2015 theme is ‘Build It’ Open to children ages 6 to 12.

Sponsored by the British Columbia Library Association and your local public library with
 the assistance of Libraries Branch, Ministry of Education and the RBC Foundation

Illustrations by Shayne Letain © 2015 Materials design by Roger Handling

 

Register Today – Come in or call 250-364-1731 to Sign-Up for programs. New this year an additional Registration Form, fill out online then email to director@traillibrary.com or fill out at the Library.

Check out Summer Reading links. Build It different, build your imagination, tell your story and build for fun.

 

Schedule

  • Wednesdays 1-2:30 pm
  • Summer Reading Club
  • Ages 6 to 9 years
Date Theme
Jul 8 Build the Future – sci-fi/futuristic technology Field Trip starts at Royal Theatre at 12:30 p.m. Children need to be picked up at the Theatre at 2:30 p.m.
Jul 15 Build Your Story – biography, journals etc.
Jul 22 Build it Yourself – crafts, DIY
Jul 29 Built to Last – architecture/structure
Aug 5 Build Your Imagination – fantasy/animation etc.
Aug 12 Build for Fun – games, puzzles, LEGO etc. Field Trip starts at Royal Theatre at 12:30 p.m. Children need to be picked up at the Theatre at 2:30 p.m.
Aug 19 Build a Mystery – mystery and horror
  • Thursdays 1-2:30 pm
  • SRC & Camp Cowabunga
  • Ages 6 to 12 years
Date Theme
Jul 9 Build the Future – sci-fi/futuristic technology
Jul 16 Build Your Story – biography, journals etc.
Jul 23 Build it Yourself – crafts, DIY
Jul 30 Built to Last – architecture/structure
Aug 6 Build Your Imagination – fantasy/animation etc.
Aug 13 Build for Fun – games, puzzles, LEGO etc.
Aug 20 Build a Mystery – mystery and horror

Are you going anywhere around the world or visiting people from other countries? We are looking for interesting textiles and artifacts for the fall and winter After School Club.

Click here to see the Mother Goose program schedule.

Click here to see the Creative ABCs! program schedule.