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History of the Federation

Last Updated 2018/11/26

In 1931, the Public Library Commission (the precursor to today’s Libraries Branch) established an office in Prince George Office to initiate library service in north-central British Columbia. By 1936, efforts to see public library associations form in the larger centres – Quesnel, Prince George, Smithers and Vanderhoof – were successful. A co-operative plan of book