Monthly Archives: February 2014

Freedom to Read

Did you know that one of the books commonly studied at Burnaby North today is the frequent target of challenges in the United States?  Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner was the 6th most commonly challenged novel in the US in … Continue reading

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Freedom to Read

Did you know that efforts are made every year in Canada to remove books from libraries?  Would you be surprised to learn that many of these challenges succeed? Find out more about the censorship of reading in Canada by clicking on … Continue reading

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Vikings Talk – Now is the Time for Running

 Join Vikings Talk on Wednesday, February 26th when we discuss the novel Now is the Time for Running by Michael Williams. We meet at lunch in the magazine section. Check out the youtube trailer below for more info.     … Continue reading

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Media Smarts: Online Privacy, Online Publicity

Check out the latest infographic from Media Smarts. For the full report or more info, click here. From: to http://mediasmarts.ca/ycww

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Speed Book Dating 2014

Thank you to all who participated in yesterday’s Speed Book Dating Event! Over 100 staff and students came out to discuss their favourite books. This year there were more than a few books in the fantasy genre but realistic fiction … Continue reading

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Speed Book Dating 2014!

This Valentine’s Day, forget flowers, chocolates, and romance!  Instead, come to the library and share a favourite book with a select few!   North’s 8th annual Speed Book Dating takes place on Thursday, February 13th.  Come to the library and … Continue reading

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Vikings Talk – The Night Wanderer

The new lodger in her father’s bed and breakfast has sixteen-year-old Tiffany Hunter wondering what kind of sinister happenings are going on in the woods around Otter Lake. Join us this Wednesday at lunch when we discuss the book, The … Continue reading

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