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Regina Public Library investigates teen bestseller 13 Reasons Why in city-wide book club

Amongst controversy, acclaim, and criticism, the teen bestseller (and hit TV series) 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher has sparked powerful dialogue between teens, parents, teachers and mental health experts worldwide. Regina Public Library brings together the public and a panel of local experts to discuss the book behind the hit series at our latest Top Shelf Book Club, at 7:30 pm on October 3, at George Bothwell Branch.

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Published on: 2017-10-02


mâmawêyatitân centre opens in North Central Regina

Regina, SK - A journey of many years was realized today with the official opening of mâmawêyatitân centre in Regina’s North Central neighbourhood.

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Published on: 2017-09-12


Regina Public Library celebrates International Literacy Day event

Homegrown talent will take the spotlight at RPL’s celebration of International Literacy Day, taking place at RPL’s Central Library Branch at 5 pm, on September 8, 2017.

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Published on: 2017-09-05


Regina Public Library introduces 2017-2018 Writer in Residence

Regina Public Library is pleased to announce its 29th Writer in Residence, Andrew Battershill.

Originally from British Columbia, he attended the University of Toronto, where he studied creative writing. He has just relocated to Regina with his wife Suzannah Showler.

Battershill was selected as Writer in Residence earlier this year from an impressive list of candidates. His first book, Pillow, was longlisted for the Giller Prize and shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Award. His second novel, Marry, Bang, Kill, is scheduled for release in 2018. He was also the co-founder of the literary humour quarterly Dragnet Magazine, and is the Fiction Editor of This Magazine.

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Published on: 2017-08-31


Unique new library program pairs books with music

Regina Public Library (RPL) and the Regina Symphony Orchestra (RSO) have partnered to present an exciting new program at RPL’s George Bothwell Branch this Thursday, June 22 from 7:00 to 8:30pm.

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Published on: 2017-06-21


2017-18 Writer in Residence Selected

Regina Public Library (RPL) is pleased to announce the selection of Andrew Battershill as its 2017-2018 Writer in Residence.

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Published on: 2017-06-06


Award winning filmmaker to visit Regina

RPL Film Theatre is pleased to welcome award winning filmmaker Neal Livingston to Regina to present his film, 100 Short Stories, at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 29 at Central Library.

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Published on: 2017-05-29


Regina Public Library to host Mental Health Tradeshow

Regina Public Library (RPL) is offering the public an opportunity to connect with mental health services and resources this Saturday, May 6, at its first Mental Health Tradeshow.

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Published on: 2017-05-05


Wafaa Bilal: 168:01 opens at Dunlop Central Gallery May 5, 2017

In 168:01, Iraqi-born, New York-based artist Wafaa Bilal takes the Bayt al-Hikma, or House of Wisdom, as a starting point for a sculptural installation of a library, filled with empty white books.

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Published on: 2017-05-02


Provincial library system up and running

The online, province-wide library catalogue has been turned back on, and people from across the province once again have access to thousands of books, e-books, DVDs and more.

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Published on: 2017-05-01


Saskatchewan Library Governance

An explanation of library governance, and the autonomous power of library boards.

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Published on: 2017-04-13


Library Funding

An explanation of library funding in Saskatchewan and how it works.

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Published on: 2017-04-13


Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve answered some of your questions about what has happened to the holds system, why it was shut off, and more.

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Published on: 2017-04-13


What’s being said about public libraries in Saskatchewan

There is a lot of misinformation about public libraries in Saskatchewan. Get the facts here.

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Published on: 2017-04-13


Regina Public Library not requesting mill rate increase

The Regina Public Library (RPL) Board of Directors will not approach Regina City Council to request a mill rate increase to supplement its 2017 budget. The decision was made Wednesday night

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Published on: 2017-04-06


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