Interlibrary Loans

The Thunder Bay Public Library offers a huge collection of items available for you to borrow, but unfortunately we cannot carry absolutely everything!  If you want to borrow an item we don’t have in our library catalogue, you can suggest that we purchase it or you can try out our interlibrary loan service.  Interlibrary loans... Continue Reading →

YOUth Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval, a wickedly interesting book about a man in a hat and a girl lost in tricks and magic. It all begins on an island with two daughters of a ruthless governor, desperate for escape. He angers over the simplest things and Scarlett and Donatella have two very different ways of dealing with his punishments:... Continue Reading →

Kanopy Picks for International Day of Families

May 15th was International Day of Families. Check out one of these FREE-to-stream videos on the topic of families. These videos are available through TBPL's new video streaming service Kanopy, available on your smart TV, Roku, tablet, and more. Each month, you can view four different films from this service. Visit our webpage for more... Continue Reading →


When you think back on the story of your life, do you ever think about writing a book? The beauty of reading memoirs and autobiographies is that, no matter how interesting a person’s life may be, everyone comes from different cultures, backgrounds and experiences, so there is always something to learn. Some give us something... Continue Reading →

Book Podcasts

Are you in a reading rut? When you are a fan of a certain genre, it can be easy to read so many similar books that you end up asking yourself, have I read this one already? When the book covers all start to blur together and you can solve the mystery by page twenty,... Continue Reading →

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