Trail and District Public Library

Image: Trail Times via the archives

Trail Blazers: On this day in history

On this day in Trail history, Selwyn G. Blaylock was appointed to…

 

Selwyn Blaylock became president of CM&S on April 28, 1939. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Remarkable pioneer of the mining industry

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

 

Photo: Submitted

Visit Trail library during ‘Speech and Hearing’ month

Display at the Trail and District Public Library, located in the Riverfront Centre

 

Trail Times linotype operators Phil Smith, Dave Balfour, and Milt Cummings, in 1935. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Hot off the press

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Trail Times linotype operators Phil Smith, Dave Balfour, and Milt Cummings, in 1935. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Duncan Aldridge holding an armful of Pekingese puppies circa the early 1900s. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Pioneers and their pampered pooches

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Duncan Aldridge holding an armful of Pekingese puppies circa the early 1900s. Photo: Trail Historical Society
Do you recognize any of these faces? Photo: Trail Historical Society

Trail Blazers: Avid young readers circa 1981

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Do you recognize any of these faces? Photo: Trail Historical Society
For details on public library programs visit: trailibrary.com. Photo: Trail Times

Trail library celebrates Family Literacy Week

Photo contest underway at Trail and District Public Library

For details on public library programs visit: trailibrary.com. Photo: Trail Times
Jimmy Schofield enlisted for the Great War in November 1916 at the age of 23. Photo: Trail Historical Society

Part 1: Letters from the frontline of the Great War

Remembrance Day feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Jimmy Schofield enlisted for the Great War in November 1916 at the age of 23. Photo: Trail Historical Society
The travelling exhibit, located in the Riverfront Centre, runs until May 30. The facility operates on Sinixt Peoples territory.

Learn about Indigenous languages at the Trail museum

“Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC,” now on exhibit in the Trail Riverfront Centre

The travelling exhibit, located in the Riverfront Centre, runs until May 30. The facility operates on Sinixt Peoples territory.
John Lake

Library Corner: Books of My Life

Books of My Life welcomes John Lake to the Q&A

  • Oct 9, 2021
John Lake
Suspect one. Photo: Trail RCMP

Update: Trail RCMP prioritize return of stolen 3D printers

The suspects jacked a rear door to the library to gain entry

Suspect one. Photo: Trail RCMP
The Trail public library has many books on its respective suggested reading list including ‘In My Own Moccasins,’ by author Helen Knott. Image: TrailLibrary.com

Learn about Indigenous history at the Trail library

The Trail and District Public Library reopens Friday, Oct. 1 at 9:30 a.m.

The Trail public library has many books on its respective suggested reading list including ‘In My Own Moccasins,’ by author Helen Knott. Image: TrailLibrary.com
Trail’s IncrEDIBLE Farmers Market goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday on the Esplanade in Trail.

Check out Trail’s IncrEDIBLE Farmers Market on Saturday

Enjoy a stroll along the Esplanade and visit the most incredible farmers market in the Kootenays

Trail’s IncrEDIBLE Farmers Market goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday on the Esplanade in Trail.
Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail museum invites everyone to visit new Doukhobor exhibit

‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ runs until October 1

Clarice Tuai, seen in front of the ‘50 Objects for 50 Years’ exhibit, is a summer student for the Trail museum/visitors centre. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Jasmine Smith is ready to start cracking the case to the summer reading program at the Trail and District Public Library. Photo: Sheri Regnier

‘Crack the Case’ at the Trail library this summer

Summer Reading Club runs July 5 to August 20.

Jasmine Smith is ready to start cracking the case to the summer reading program at the Trail and District Public Library. Photo: Sheri Regnier
‘One World Story Time’ is a unique project provided by the Trail and District Public Library in partnership with CBAL (Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy). Photo:file

Columbia Basin families invited to the virtual sphere of ‘One World Story Time’

New dual-languages videos will be available Wednesdays until June 16

‘One World Story Time’ is a unique project provided by the Trail and District Public Library in partnership with CBAL (Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy). Photo:file
Ryan Buckley is nearing his third year working at the Trail and District Public Library as a circulation clerk. Pre-pandemic he was often behind a camera capturing the smiles of dozens of children who attended popular shows and events hosted by Riverfront Centre staff. Now behind plexiglass and a mask, he’s still as helpful as ever, one patron at a time. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Trail Riverfront Centre quietly recognizes third anniversary

The integrated library/museum/tourism centre first opened its doors on April 2, 2018.

Ryan Buckley is nearing his third year working at the Trail and District Public Library as a circulation clerk. Pre-pandemic he was often behind a camera capturing the smiles of dozens of children who attended popular shows and events hosted by Riverfront Centre staff. Now behind plexiglass and a mask, he’s still as helpful as ever, one patron at a time. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail library programs go virtual

Trail and District Public Library is located in the Riverfront Centre; pandemic restrictions apply

Photo: Jim Bailey
Jasmine Smith and Erin Lundine are encouraging patrons to grab their laptops and tablets and sign up for a variety of Trail and District Library's online programs that are both educational and fun.  Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail library launches variety of virtual programs

Trail library programs both educational and entertaining - something for all ages

Jasmine Smith and Erin Lundine are encouraging patrons to grab their laptops and tablets and sign up for a variety of Trail and District Library's online programs that are both educational and fun.  Photo: Jim Bailey
Photo: Trail Times

Trail, Warfield renew rec and library agreement

Warfield residents can access the Trail library and rec services through the Trail Resident Program

Photo: Trail Times