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Library Hours

  • Monday 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday to Thursday 10am - 8pm
  • Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday Closed
  • The Library is closed on statutory holidays and holiday weekends
  • 1051 Victoria Street
  • Trail, British Columbia V1R 3T3
  • Located in the Trail Memorial Centre
  • Phone: (250) 364-1731
  • Fax: (250) 364-2176
  • Email:

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Visit the Library for singing, rhyming, storytelling, snacks, and building new friendships. Help your child develop the six skills of Early Literacy needed for kindergarten and school.

For children ages 3 to 5 years.

Summer Reading Club

  • Starts Wednesday July 12th from 10:30am to 11:30am for ages 3 - 5 years


  • Week 1 – Cougars and Otters and Ravens, oh my! (animals)
  • Week 2 – Explora the Flora (plants, trees, flowers)
  • Week 3 – Spot Nature’s Magic (seasons, metamorphosis)
  • Week 4 – Beautiful British Columbia (mountains, valleys, parks)
  • Week 5 – Weather Watchers (clouds, rain, snow)
  • Week 6 – Go Fish! (sea life, shorelines, fish)
  • Week 7 – Tales of Nature (nature traditions and legends)

Session Format

  • Welcome song
  • Circle time
  • Arts & crafts
  • Snack
  • Story

Help your child develop the six skills of Early Literacy needed for kindergarten and school:

  • Print Motivation | Having fun with books
  • Children who enjoy books will want to learn to read.
  • Print Awareness | Learn about print
  • Being familiar with printed language helps children feel comfortable with books and understand that print is useful.
  • Phonological Awareness | Learn about the sounds of speech
  • Being able to hear the small sounds in words helps children sound out words they see and learn to speak new words.
  • Letter Knowledge | Learn your ABCs
  • Knowing the names and sounds of letters helps children sound out words they see.
  • Vocabulary | Learn your words
  • Knowing many different words helps children understand what they hear and read.
  • Narrative Skills | Tell a story
  • Learning to tell a story helps children develop thinking and comprehension skills.