Archive for October, 2016

Read Local BC

Friday, October 28, 2016

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Discover your new favourite author during Read Local BC week, October 28 through November 7. From romance to science fiction, short stories to poetry, you’re sure to find a great read. Grab a book off one of our campus book displays celebrating Read Local BC, and enter the #ReadLocalBCChallenge. It’s simple: read one BC-published book between now and November 7th, and post a quick review to #ReadLocalBCChallenge on Twitter or Facebook – or both.

Check out all the events for Read Local BC week, including an evening with Okanagan authors on Wednesday, November 2nd at Mosaic Books.

 

 

It’s great to be a reader!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Why? Because there are several FREE events coming up that you’re going to want to add to your calendar!

Friday, Octoafter-jamesber 14th, 7 pm: Shuswap-Revelstoke Campus in Salmon Arm

First up, Michael Helm reads from his new book After James. The Globe & Mail calls it “entertaining, apocalyptic and complex”. (Here’s the full review.) Questions & book signing follow the reading. For more info on this event, click here.

 

Thursday, October 20th, 6 pm: Kelowna Campus, Centre for Dialogue (Rall-trueoom E202)

One Book Kelowna is in full swing, and the Library is proud to present a panel discussion featuring One Book author Alix Hawley, author Laisha Rosnau, and OC English Department authors Hannah Calder, Frances Greenslade & Melanie Murray. History Department Chair Howard Hisdal will open the evening with a brief talk about the book’s historical context. Join us for “Historical Friction: The Pleasures and Perils of Writing about the Past”. Full event details, plus background info on All True Not a Lie in It, on the library’s One Book Guide.

Thursdkelowna-rock-climbingay, October 26th, 3:30 pm: Kelowna Campus Store

For the adventurous reader, publisher Karin Hanna will share tips from the 2nd edition of Kelowna Rock Climbing. The book is a collaborative project from the local climbing community, and shares info on all types of climbing in the Okanagan.


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