Black inventors are main theme of this year's Black History Month

From the Nanaimo Daily News Julie Chadwick / Daily News January 31, 2014 12:00 AM

Nanaimo Harbourfront branch hosts Ruth Ozeki in an author reading

The Vancouver Island Regional Library is pleased to announce that Cortes Island's own Ruth Ozeki will be performing an author reading at the Nanaimo Harbourfront library branch on February 2nd&

Family Literacy Day at your local library!

Family Literacy Day takes place across the nation on January 27th! 

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

CBC News article

Naomi Wakan chosen as Poet Laureate for Nanaimo

Derek Kilbourn, Sounder News

Doris Lessing, Author Who Swept Aside Convention, Is Dead at 94

Ms. Lessing was an uninhibited and outspoken novelist who produced dozens of novels, short stories, essays and poems, embarking on dizzying and at times stultifying literary experiments.

Lynn Coady wins Giller Prize for Hellgoing

Edmonton's Lynn Coady was awarded the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her collection of short stories,

Remembrance Day Branch Closures

All branches of the Vancouver Island Regional Library will be closed November 11, 2013 for Remembrance Day. Thank you

Ontario-born author Eleanor Catton wins Booker Prize for The Luminaries

Ambitious 832-page murder mystery set during a 19th-century gold rush By Jill Lawless, The Associated Press October 15, 2013  

Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Alice Munro, the renowned Canadian short-story writer whose visceral work explores the tangled rela

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