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Mary Stewart, British Writer Who Spanned Genres, Dies at 97

Ms. Stewart was an author of suspense novels early on, but then she became much better known for her fanciful Merlin trilogy.

Beloved Canadian author, Farley Mowat, dies at age 92

Farley Mowat, Canadian author and environmentalist, died today at the age of 92. 

Wildly successful hoopla promotion makes way for standard service

The three month promotional campaign that saw the launch of hoopla (a digital media service) on February 14th, now makes way for the standard service offering which allows each customer to borrow 6

Double wins for two B.C. authors at B.C. Book Awards

Two B.C. writers were doubly lucky at the B.C. Book Awards on Saturday night in Vancouver. Ashley Little and David Stouck each took home two awards.

Saanich Peninsula Community Writing Contest

Enter your best writing and you might win a prize!  Unpublished and self-published writers or anyone with writing aspirations who resides in Central Saanich, North Saanich, and Sidney can subm

It's April! That means it's National Poetry Month!

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets throughout Canada band together to c

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Bring your lucky four-leaf clover into your local Library and pick up one of these titles for the kids!

SPRING BREAK at Your Local Library!

There will be fun and games for kids of all ages this Spring Break!

Time for Teen Tech Week at Your Local Vancouver Island Regional Library!

Between March 9th to 15th, teens are encouraged to take a Do It Yourself approach to technology at their local Library!

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