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Freedom to Read Week

      This week is Freedom to Read Week in Canada. It’s a week where we celebrate and think about intellectual freedom. It is something that is guaranteed to us under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and censorship is something that directly violates this charter. Sadly books have been challenged and banned in … Continue reading »

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Alpha Library is on Instagram

Alpha Library has officially joined Instagram. Follow us @alphalibrary for updates on library events, new books, contests, and more!

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Pink Shirt Day 2017

February 22nd, 2017 is Pink Shirt Day, a time when students, teachers and the community come together to combat bullying. In honour of this day, come check-out our selection of books related to bullying. For more information about Pink Shirt Day, check out: http://pinkshirtday.ca/  

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Spotting Fake News

In the Trump age of “alternative facts”, how can you tell if something is real or not when you find it on the Internet? This infographic from IFLA’s blog is here to help!   [gview file=”http://blogs.sd41.bc.ca/alpha-library/files/2017/02/How-to-Spot-Fake-News.pdf”]

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Alpha Reads Trailers

Not sure which Alpha Read is for you? Check out the book trailers below made by Ms. Manhas’ Honours 9 English class. They give you a glimpse into each book’s plot and can help you figure out which one to read first!  

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Blind Date With a Book

Need something to do this Valentine’s Day? Come by the library and try a blind date with a book.  You might be thinking, “What’s a blind date with a book?”… Well, we have wrapped up a number of our most popular titles and the only way you can pick your “date” is by the few … Continue reading »

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Alpha Reads 2017

With the beginning of semester 2 comes the launch of our new Alpha Reads! 10 amazing titles have been chosen that include sci-fi, fantasy, realism and everything in between. Check out the video below for some information about this year’s picks and remember to take a ballot and enter our draw every time you read … Continue reading »

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