In the Media

Compiled by Roën Janyk


Sabrina Furminger. “Vancouver Library gets digitally creative.” WestEnder (October 23, 2013).

“Web extra: New library officially opens this Saturday in Cumberland.” The Courtenay Comox Valley Record (October 23, 2013).

“Allister paintings to grace Clearbrook, Abbotsford libraries.” Abbotsford News (October 24, 2013).

Jenna Hauck. “What’s happening at your local Chilliwack libraries?” Chilliwack Progress (October 27, 2013).

Robert Mangelsdorf. “Developing Delta: Libraries build communities.” South Delta Leader (October 25, 2013).

“Early Halloween parade in Harrison.” (October 25, 2013).

Jenna Hauck. “Seven days in Chilliwack.” Chilliwack Progress (October 25, 2013).

Lisa VanderVelde. “Fweddy makes his debut.” Vernon Morning Star (October 27, 2013).

Monisha Martina. “Library book was 77 years late.” Maple Ridge News (October 29, 2013).

“Scary story: 'The Blind Banshee' says, 'What lovely eyes...” The Tri-City News (October 30, 2013).

“Scary story: ‘We’ve been waiting for you’ in ‘The Lake’” The Tri-City News (October 30, 2013).

“Diwali Festival fun.” Aldergrove Star (October 30, 2013).

“From books to board games at Vernon library.” Vernon Morning Star (November 3, 2013).

“Biographies – something for everyone at North Van libraries.” North Shore Outlook (November 6, 2013).

“ESL writers to give public reading of their works.” The Review (November 8, 2013).

Josh Massey. “Money pitch made by library, museum in Terrace.” Terrace Standard (November 12, 2013).

“Book and craft sales at UVic support United Way.” Saanich News (November 12, 2013).

Janis Warren. “Coquitlam council talks budget.” The Tri-City News (November 14, 2013).

Janis Warren. “Things to do: Ugly sweater run at Lafarge.” The Tri-City News (November 20, 2013).

Greg Nesteroff. “Nelson’s Mint Literary Agency takes on e-publishing.” Nelson Star (November 21, 2013). 

Richard Rolke. “Library cuts a concern.” Vernon Morning Star (November 24, 2013).

“Authors in our midst.” The Leader (November 26, 2013).

Jim Sinclair. “Good idea worth borrowing for Castlegar.” Castlegar News (November 28, 2013).

Janis Warren. “Things to do: Pda lanterns light the way.” The Tri-City News (December 4, 2013).

Pat Black. “Personal best: Library opens up doors.” Vernon Morning Star (December 8, 2013).

Sandy McCormick. "Island Faces: Library collection grows to accommodate needs." Powell River Peak Online (December 10, 2013).

“A good read: Tune into music bio books.” The Tri-City News (December 10, 2013).

Becky Robertson. “Canadian Accessible Library Service to serve print-disabled patrons.” Quill & Quire (December 12, 2013).

“Books Plus: First, music and baking; then, New Year fun.” Tri City News (December 12, 2013).

Jenna Hauck. “What’s happening at your local Chilliwack libraries?” Chilliwack Progress (December 15, 2013).

Jim Hume. “Librarians unearth the story behind Rattenbury’s ‘gate’.” Times Colonist (December 13, 2013).

“Read with Santa and Mrs. Claus.” (December 16, 2013).

Michelle Da Silva. “Vancouver Public Library named world’s best city library.” (December 18, 2013).

Shelley Fralic. “Relying on the kindness of bookish strangers.” The Vancouver Sun (December 25, 2013).

Shelley Fralic. “All it takes is one mom: The gift of reading.” Vancouver Sun (December 26, 2013).

“Books plus: Info on that new eBook, hot DVDs & fine foods.” The Tri-City News (December 27, 2013).

“Books plus: Travel the world and become an expert on cruising.” The Tri-City News (December 31, 2013).

Carol Aun. “Mission’s year in review.” Mission City Record (January 1, 2014).

Alina Konevski. “Abbotsford gets first Little Free Library.” Abbotsford News (January 8, 2014).

“CBAL announces Literacy Champion Award.” Kootenay News Advertiser (January 8, 2014).

“Gail Shea denies books burned as Fisheries Libraries consolidated.” The Huffington Post Canada (January 8, 2014).

Nicholas Pescod. “Nanaimo Clippers help children score with reading.” Nanaimo News Bulletin (January 9, 2014).

“Joint poetry reading at Slocan Library.” Nelson Star (January 9, 2014).

Jennifer Lang. “Family history workshops set to roll at Cloverdale Library.” Cloverdale Reporter (January 9, 2014).

Grant Granger. “Freud, C.S. Lewis and God.” New Westminster News Leader (January 9, 2014).

Igor Solar. “Closures of valuable fisheries libraries worry aquatic scientists.” Digital Journal (January 10, 2014).

Phil Melnychuk. “Fisheries books digitized or dumped?” Maple Ridge News (January 10, 2014).

Clément Sabourin. “Canada’s closure of science libraries riles researchers.” (January 11, 2014).

“Erica Konrad’s wax paintings on display at Nelson Library.” Nelson Star (January 12, 2014).


 Roën Janyk is the Web Services Librarian at Okanagan College