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The Greenwood Improvement Society 2017 Grant

Last Updated 2017/09/06

Thanks to a grant from The Greenwood Improvement Society and the Phoenix Foundation, we have been able to get our antique tin ceiling in the front area of the library painted. The ceiling had become rusty and dusty, and was painted in a dull cream colour with turquoise trim. Being 16 feet up, it was


Arts & Crafts Fair Call for Vendors

Last Updated 2016/09/07

The Greenwood Public Library sponsors its annual Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Greenwood Community Hall. Registration is now open for vendors. Tables are $25.00 each, and registration forms are available at the library or by email. Contact the library at greenlib@shaw.ca for further information.


TGIS & Phoenix Foundation provide grant

Last Updated 2016/06/10

The Greenwood Improvement Society in partnership with The Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities, has provided a grant to the library for the purchase of four resin tables. Two of these tables are 6 feet long, and are used at our Sidewalk Book Sales. Since they are light and easy to move around and set


The Greenwood Improvement Society provides grant for computer

Last Updated 2016/03/07

The Greenwood Improvement Society, in cooperation with the Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities, has given us a grant that helped us to purchase a new computer for the circulation desk. Having a second computer at the circ desk enables two people to work there at one time. Before getting this second computer, the library


Summer Student Job Opportunity

Last Updated 2015/05/06

Student Summer Job Opportunity Summer Reading Club Coordinator June 29 – August 15, 2015 The Greenwood Public Library is seeking a student, aged 15-30, to coordinate the Summer Reading Club for children aged 5-12 years. This position is 30 hours per week from June 29 – August 15 (start date somewhat flexible) and pays $12.50


Vaagen Fiber Canada Grant helps purchase new computer

Last Updated 2014/10/22

A $300 grant from Vaagen Fiber Canada helped us to purchase a new computer to be used for our library catalogue. The old computer was running Windows XP, a program that was no longer supported by Microsoft, and ran VERY slowly or sometimes not at all. We combined this grant with an anonymous donation received


Storytime for Preschoolers

Last Updated 2014/09/22

Storytime for preschool children with their parent or caregiver starts again soon! Wednesday, October 1st at 10:30 a.m. we will hold the first of ten programs in our Fall Storytime session. Join us for stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, puppets, felt stories, songs, and age-appropriate crafts. This free drop-in program is sponsored by the Greenwood Public


Nidus Personal Planning Webinars

Last Updated 2014/09/19

Are you prepared for end-of-life? for incapacity? for your future? come learn the steps you can take to plan for your future–find out about representation agreements, enduring powers of attorney, and more. Watch a demo of the online Personal Planning registry too. Free presentation at the Greenwood Library: Thursday, Sept. 25 7:00-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.


New Logo Photo Contest Winners

Last Updated 2014/09/17

Our new logo features a little stick figure reading under a tree, and we had a photo contest running through the summer months, with several different categories involving people reading under trees. The contest ended August 30, and the winners are: Reading to a pet under a tree – Sophie Schneider Selfie reading under a


2014 Quilt Raffle Winners announced

Last Updated 2014/10/22

The draw for our annual quilt raffle was held on Monday, Sept. 15th and the winners are: 1st prize queen size quilt – Janice Podovinikoff of Grand Forks 2nd prize lap quilt – Damara Wyman of Grand Forks 3rd prize book bag & books – Jan Armstrong of Grand Forks Congratulations! It appears that Grand