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D.E.A.R. To Ward Off Zombies

Parkland Secondary School in the Saanich School District on Vancouver Island Dropped Everything And Read to ward off a zombie attack! Aaron Mueller, Parkland Teacher Librarian shares how this video came together: The video was made with the help of the Parkland Technology Club, the Music theatre class, and the Learning Commons team.  We came up with …read more →

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Grand Forks & District Public Library has seeds!

…well they had seeds and now they are all checked out. The Seed Library, a joint partnership between the library and the Boundary Seed Bank Project, allows patrons to “borrow” seeds for planting. “I’m happy to say the library will be working on this adjacent project with the Seed Bank,” said library director Avi Silberstein.  …read more →

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Emma Dressler of Fernie Heritage Library on CBC

Emma Dressler, Director at the Fernie Heritage Library, interviewed with of CBC Radio’s Chris Walker on Tuesday, June 18th. The interview focused on Emma’s achievement of being awarded the Association of British Columbia Public Library Director Award of Excellence. When asked why she thought she was awarded this honour, Emma talks about the Fernie Heritage …read more →

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Books Held Hostage for Freedom to Read Week

The Prince George Public Library honoured Freedom to Read week by locking away banned or challenged books! They took seven books and locked them away from society by holding them ransom. It was up to the public to ‘bail them out’ by visiting the local business that had them bound in chains and locks and …read more →

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Family Literacy Day 2013

The Richmond Public Library celebrated Family Literacy Day 2013 with a ribbon-cutting of a new collection of 3,216 children’s books and a Family Literacy Day proclamation. Special guests and presenters included Minister John Yap, MLAs Rob Howard and Linda Reid, Councillor Derek Dang from the City of Richmond, Richmond Public Library Board Member, Mark Bostwick, staff, …read more →

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