In the Media
Compiled by Roën Janyk.

Katherine Mortimer “Elephant and Piggie promote literacy.” Vernon Morning Star (January 19, 2014).

Diane Strandberg. “Little free libraries bring books to your neighbourhood.” The Tri-City News (January 23, 2014).

Teresa Rehman. “A good read: Graphic novels not just for fans of action heroes.” The Tri-City News (January 23, 2014).

“Library offers first-class ticket to see the world.” Kelowna Capital News (January 23, 2014).

Diane Strandberg. “The upside of downsizing at Port Moody Public Library.” The Tri-City News (January 24, 2014).

“Surrey Libraries launches new family reading program.” Surrey North Delta Leader (January 24, 2014).

“Family Literacy Day celebrations begin.” BC Ministry of Education (January 25, 2014).

Marsha Lederman. “UBC, SFU offer a smorgasbord of film options from Videomatica collection.” The Globe and Mail (January 27, 2014).

“Books plus: Books on how to land a job.” The Tri-City News (January 28, 2014).

“Family Literacy Day celebrations begin.” North Thompson Journal (January 30, 2014).

Sheri Regnier. “Library embracing new technology with e-readers.” Trail Daily Times (January 30, 2014). 

“Nelson Library event uses words to stop bullying.” Nelson Star (February 7, 2014).

Adrian MacNair. “Raising kids in the information age.” South Delta Leader (February 7, 2014).

“Kids invited to read and get creative.” Vernon Morning Star (February 7, 2014).

“A good read: Rom-com not just on screen.” The Tri-City News (February 11, 2014).

“Books plus: Flicks, jobs and cruising.” The Tri-City News (February 13, 2014).

“Visit Prague at library presentation tonight with Chris Harris.” The Williams Lake Tribune (February 14, 2014).

“Library is offering limited service.” Vernon Morning Star (February 16, 2014).

“Castlegar Library a conduit for better agriculture as well as literature.” Castlegar News (February 16, 2014).

Michaela Garstin. “Yarn bombers take on West Van library.” North Shore Outlook (February 18, 2014).

“A good read: Top 10 fictional boyfriends.” The Tri-City News (February 18, 2014).

Sheri Regnier. “City of Trail and library at odds over this year’s budget allocation.” Trail Daily Times (February 19, 2014).

“Library offers more than just books.” Sooke News Mirror (February 19, 2014).

Diane Strandberg. “Librarians fight battle for intellectual freedom.” The Tri-City News (February 21, 2014). 

John Arendt. “Site chosen for Summerland Library.” Summerland Review (February 21, 2014).

Dianne Allan. “A good read: Books your children won't want to put down.” The Tri-City News (February 25, 2014).

Michaela Garstin. “Free e-books available from new download stations at West Van library.”  North Shore Outlook (February 27, 2014).

“Books plus: Art displays, tech café and TAG, you’re it.” The Tri-City News (February 27, 2014).

Christopher Sun. “Oak Bay library branch up for renewal.” Oak Bay News (March 8, 2014).

Maryn Ashdown. “A good read: Read & be ready for TED.” The Tri-City News (March 11, 2014).

Cara Brady. “Telling stories at the library.” Vernon Morning Star (March 14, 2014).

Dana Ionson. “A good read: Boom! It’s spring break (prime book time).” The Tri-City News (March 18, 2014).

UBC Public Affairs. “$1.2M UBC photo collection offers priceless glimpse into B.C. history.” UBC(March 18, 2014).

Andrea Woo. “Collector donates rare photos to UBC.” The Globe and Mail (March 19, 2014).

“Books plus: Spring break fun abounds at libraries.” The Tri-City News (March 20, 2014).

Amy Smart. “Greater Victoria literacy outreach coordinators battle funding cut.” Times-Colonist (March 22, 2014).

Daniel Palmer. “Greater Victoria literacy organizations see bleak future.” Victoria News (March 23, 2014).

Jason D'Souza. “18,000 rare B.C. photos donated to UBC by Uno Langmann.” CBC News (March 24, 2014).

Richard Mackenzie. “Without literacy, jobs plan is meaningless.” Times-Colonist (March 25, 2014).

Barbara Weston. “A good read: Are your kids up to the (Reading) Challenge?” The Tri-City News (March 25, 2014).

Marsha Lederman. “Safdi hoping to see his library vision fulfilled.” The Globe and Mail (March 25, 2014).

Neil Corbett. “Funding slashed for literacy services.” Maple Ridge News (March 26, 2014).

Diane Strandberg. “Game on: Port Moody library introduces the latest board games.” The Tri-City News (March 28, 2014).

Olivia Law. “Famed local art collector donates 18,000 historical photographs to UBC.” The Ubyssey (March 28, 2014).

Jennie Boulanger. “Librarians play crucial roles in schools.” The Tri-City News (March 28, 2014).

Janis Warren. “Test your trivia knowledge & help Coq. Library.” The Tri-City News (March 31, 2014).

“A good read: Take a trip from your chair.” The Tri-City News (April 1, 2014).

“Books plus: Board games, quiz night.” The Tri-City News (April 3, 2014).

Julie Baldassi. “Inaugural B.C. Book Day aims to educate provincial government on publishing industry.” Quill & Quire (April 3, 2014).

Robert Barron. “Author speaks of wine and mysteries at the library.” Nanaimo Daily News (April 3, 2014).

Sharon Araujo. “A good read: Grab bag of good books.” The Tri-City News (April 8, 2014).

“Coming events.” Delta Optimist (April 9, 2014).

“Britco outfits Bella Bella with new library.” The Agassiz Harrison Observer (April 10, 2014).

Alex Browne. “Living proof of sustainability.” Peace Arch News (April 10, 2014).

Rossland Recreation. “Pottery! Lacrosse! Acting lessons! Easter eggs! Something for everyone!” The Rossland Telegraph (April 10, 2014).

Richard Rolke. “Vernon library almost ready to reopen.” Vernon Morning Star (April 14, 2014).

“Libraries get web improvements.” Kamloops This Week (April 15, 2014).

Roën Janyk is the Web Services Librarian at Okanagan College.



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