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Worried about fake news?

    So, the term ‘fake news’ has been around a lot lately, but what does it actually mean? According to some people, anything that runs counter to their own views is fake news. For others, it’s propaganda or advertising … Continue reading

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Freedom to Read Week

What do Harry Potter, Captain Underpants, and  the dictionary all have in common? They’ve all been banned in various libraries and schools. This week is national Freedom to Read Week, which focuses on intellectual freedom, guaranteed under the Canadian Charter … Continue reading

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Vikings Read 2017

IT’S THE VIKINGS READ 2017 BOOK LIST! Take a look at the books; choose some to read. Find a favourite? You can vote for it in May to help determine this year’s winner. You could possibly win a fabulous-ish prize … Continue reading

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Speed Book Dating Books

Thank you to all who came to Speed Book Dating last week. I hope you all enjoyed it, and I know that I found a few new books that I want to read and am ordering for the library. Below … Continue reading

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Speed! Book! Dating!

Join us on Friday, February 10th for this year’s edition of Speed Book Dating. No, you’re not finding a person to date, you’re sharing your love for your favourite book, and maybe finding a new book to fall in love … Continue reading

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Book sorting nerdery!

Do you like to sort things? Do you find seeing things tidy to be very satisfying? Do you like math and algorithms? Then watch this TEDEd video on efficient sorting algorithms for alpabetsing books.

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Library Club Christmas Party!

Thank you to all the library club members for their help with their various jobs in the library. Our Christmas party this year was well attended. Thanks for coming!

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Vikings Read 2017 Launch

Join us in the library at lunch on Thursday, October 27th for the launch of this year’s Vikings Read program. Check out which books are on the list and find one that you want to read. If you attend, you … Continue reading

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Drop Everything And Read!

Monday, October 24th is BC School Libraries Day. To celebrate, we’re going to DEAR (Drop Everything And Read). At the beginning of each class on Monday, your teachers are going to read you an excerpt from one of this year’s … Continue reading

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For library club shelvers

How to shelve non-fiction books

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