Archive for October, 2016

Read Local BC

Friday, October 28, 2016


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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