Entries by Liz Hunter

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Construction Underway at the New Westminster Public Library

There are two construction projects currently underway at the library. We have provided some details and information related to each below: Building Envelope Repair When will the construction occur? November 15 – January 2022 What is being done? Work will be done to repair a leak into the lower level of the library and apply waterproofing […]


Library System Maintenance May 26, 2021

On May 26, 2021 the library will be performing system maintenance that will affect public access to some library card services. The process is expected to take most of the day but in the event we are able to restore services earlier, we will post a message on our website’s home page notifying you that […]

NWPL’s Main Branch reopens August 4

Library users can enjoy a return to in-person borrowing as New Westminster Public Library announces a planned reopening of its Uptown Main Branch, Tuesday, August 4. “After several months of closure we are looking forward to welcoming our community back to their library” says Julie Spurrell, Chief Librarian. “Our Board, Staff and City partners have […]

Help us choose our new Book Club sets for 2020/2021!

Each year the New Westminster Public Library chooses titles to purchase in book club sets – multiple copies of the same title so all book club members can read it at the same time. The library runs its own monthly book club and also makes sets available to any book club that wishes to use […]

August 2020 New West City Reads!

Join us for our August meeting of the New West City Reads Online! We know that many of you prefer to read your eBooks in Overdrive. We’ve heard you and we are thrilled to make our August book (no meeting in July) available through Overdrive. Please vote on the possible selections for our next meeting. […]

New West Reads June 2020 Book Selections

Please join us for our June online book club! Thanks to those who participated in our poll, we will be reading The Whale Chaser by Tony Ardizzone. You can access the book through Freading on our website or search for it on the Freading app on your phone or tablet. If you’d like to read […]

Library Proposes Reopening Schedule

The New Westminster Public Library will be continuing the gradual reintroduction of services throughout the remainder of 2020. This will be guided first and foremost with the safety of staff and residents as a top priority. The gradual reintroduction of services are specifically being guided by New Westminster City Council and Public Library Board priorities, […]

New West City Reads Online: June Book Selections

Join us for our June meeting of the Online New West City Reads! With a surge in eBook reading (for obvious reasons!), we recognized the need to keep up our monthly book club, and meet in a virtual space. Each month, we make a selection from four possible books or pairs of books to read. […]

NWPL Launches Library Takeout Service!

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 The New Westminster Public Library is thrilled to announce the launch of its ‘Library Takeout’ service. Orders will begin being processed Wednesday, May 13th, with first pick-ups scheduled for Wednesday, May 20th.  As has been the case with a number of restaurants, library users will be able to submit an order […]