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Services and Programs

Learn about Library Services and Programs. Remember if you can't find what your looking for, pick up the phone or send us an email and let us help you find what you are looking for.

SERVICES: click here for more information.
PROGRAMS: click here for more information.
  • Internet & Computer Access
  • eReaders
  • Book Club Sets
  • Fax, Scanning & Photocopying
  • Membership
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Reference Help
  • BC OneCard
  • Loan Periods & Fines
  • Story Time
  • Mother Goose
  • Youth Programs
  • Scrabble
  • Book Club
  • In Our Backyard; presentation series


Internet & Computer Access

It is recommended that you read our Internet Use Policy prior to using the Internet at the library. You can use our computers for typing resumes, letters, checking e-mail and conducting research.

Ask about web based resources such as and QP LegalEze that are available in the Library and other web resources that the Library subscribes to for our patrons.


Follow this link

to find out about borrowing information, a user manual and an online video tutorial for Kobo eReaders

Book Club Sets

BC Library Federations have come together to offer Book Club Sets to library members. You and your book club can borrow up to ten copies of each title. We have 35 titles for you to choose from. Follow this link for more information . . .

Fax, Scanning & Photocopying

Photocopying and printing are available at the library at 25 cents per page. Scan Documents $1.00 per page, ask staff for instructions.

You can send or receive a fax from the library. Inquire about pricing at the library. The fax number is (250) 847-1533.


No charge for persons living within the Town of Smithers and surrounding Benefiting Area.

Non-resident fees per year:  Individual $33; Family $35; Senior $20; 4 month Temporary $10 + $10 refundable deposit;

Interlibrary Loans

If Smithers Public Library does not have it, it may be available from another library in the province through OutLook Online.  Ask staff for assistance.

Reference Desk

Click on the Ask a Librarian link for all reference question options.

BC OneCard

The BC OneCard service allows BC residents traveling in the province to use the services of public libraries wherever they go.

Loan Period and Fines for Overdue Material

For loan periods, limits, overdue fine and more see the Loan Period and Fines page.


Story Time

Each fall and winter the library offers this free program on Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:00 am, for children aged 3 to 5. For more information follow this link.

Mother Goose & Toddler Time

Each fall and winter the library offers this free program on Tuesday and Thursdays from 10:00 to 11: 00am for infants aged 0 to 3 and their caregivers. For more information follow this link.

Youth Programs

Teen programs are supported with a United Way grant. See the TEEN PAGE for current schedule.


Scrabble Night is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. It takes place on each 1st, 2nd, & 4th Wednesday of the month at 7pm. A $2.00 drop-in donation is requested.

Book Club

The library Book Club meets 10 times per year on the first Monday of the month (Sept. to June) everyone is welcome. For more  information contact the library. The library also lends Book Club Sets, up to 10 copies of popular Book Club titles. For more information on Book Club sets click here.

In Our Backyard: presentation series

In 2010 the library started hosting the In Our Backyard presentation series. Past presentations included, Beekeeping, Cheesemaking, Poultry & Rabbit rearing, Birding, and Bugs. Watch out for upcoming presentations.





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3817 Alfred Avenue
Box 55
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0

Phone:  (250) 847-3043
Fax:  (250) 847-1533