Colleen McCullough, Author of ‘The Thorn Birds,’ Dies at 77

Colleen McCullough, a former neurophysiological researcher at Yale who, deciding to write novels in her spare time, produced “The Thorn Birds,” a multigenerational Australian romance th

Family Literacy Day Celebrated Across Canada on January 27th!

On January 27th, Canadian families are invited to spend “15 Minutes of Fun” learning and reading together – in celebration of Family Literacy Day.

Librarians on the Radio for January 20

We have two BCHL players from the Nanaimo Clippers in studio to talk with Jason Kuffler about what life is like in a league where Smart Hockey is important, and also to chat about the Score With Reading program.

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today marks the celebration of the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader.

The Puck Drops Saturday when Clippers and Library Pair Up for SCORE WITH READING

The BCHL Clippers hockey team and the Nanaimo Harbourfront Library are pairing up for story reading and open street hockey on Saturday, January 24th at 1:00 PM – and everyone is invited!

Librarians on the Radio for December 16

We have an interview with Scott Bonner from the Ferguson Public Library on December 16th's exciting episode of Librarians on the Radio.

Winter 2015 Guide Arrives!

Check out the Winter edition of our programming and events guide What

Sayward Branch Closed Dec. 9th due to flooding

Update: The Branch has reopenned and has returned to its normal hours of operation.

P. D. James, Novelist Known as ‘Queen of Crime,’ Dies at 94

A consummate stylist, the British author and baroness accumulated numerous awards for the 13 crime novels produced during her writing career.

Announcing the 2014 Governor General's Literary Awards Winners!

The Canada Council for the Arts announced today

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