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  • Fernie Heritage Library
  • Fernie Heritage Library
  • A bright and airy space to enjoy an indoor day
  • Reference and resource floor - with computers and reading room
  • Resources to help you find everything you need
  • Spacious and inviting
  • Fernie Heritage Library
  • Fernie Heritage Library
  • Winter evening at the Fernie Library
  • Fernie Heritage Library
  • Kids Programs
  • Christmas events at the library.
  • Fernie Heritage Library
  • Fernie Heritage Library
  • Fernie Heritage Library

Welcome to the Fernie Heritage Library, a relaxing space to spend some leisure time.


Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 11 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 11 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: Noon - 4 PM
Closed Sunday & Monday

The library offers regular storytime sessions, activities for kids and teens, social meetings for adults and special seasonal events including celebrations of indigenous heritage, festive occasions, 2SLGBTQ+ culture and literaracy. 

The Booked! series features some of Canada's best award-winning authors for hosted in-person Q&A sessions and readings, with live music, appetizers, drinks and book signings. These popular events occur 3-4 times per year between September and April. Admission is free but may require advance reservation as space is limited and attendance is usually at capacity. 

See calendar for event dates and details. 

Fernie Heritage Library carries a range of fiction and non-fiction books, along with magazines, CDs, audio cassettes, talking books, videos, and DVDs. A wide selection of both junior fiction & non-fiction is available for younger readers. In the Canadian Pacific Reference Room, a range of items such as encyclopedias can be perused (but must remain within the library.)

Internet Use
Six computers are available on the upper floor of the library for research and internet usage.

Send & receive faxes for a small fee.

Photocopying & Printing 
Both black & white and colour photocopying and printing services available for a fee.

Located in the original Post Office building, the Fernie Heritage Library is a monument to Fernie community spirit and was one of the only structures spared in the fire of 1908. About 90 years after its original construction, the Post Office building would undergo an extensive renovation and become the Fernie Heritage Library. Hundreds of thousands of dollars and uncounted hours of volunteer labour turned a worthy but tired city property into a legacy for future generations.

  • Contact Information
  • 250-423-4458
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  • 492 3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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