Books

Okanagan Regional Library branches open with COVID-19 safety measures

The ORL has entered Phase 3 of its pandemic reopening plan

 

Dark themes explored in Vernon author’s debut novel

Myk Richelle’s novel, The One That Got Away, began with a handwritten journal entry five years ago

 

COLUMN: Library branch presents Virtual Film Club

Summerland branch of Okanagan Regional Library to show next film on July 10

  • Jul 2, 2020

 

Lavington writer uses free time during pandemic to complete first novel

M.F. McDowell’s book, Open City, Closed Set, is a Hollywood thriller set during WWII

  • Jun 25, 2020

Library friends finally able to resume Coldstream book sale

Sale moves outdoors, with more than 800 boxes of books

Ogopogo tales told from Okanagan shores in novel

Online book club plumbs the deaths of Okanagan Lake

COLUMN: Explore our universe (at a distance)

Okanagan Regional Library offers virtual summer program for children

  • Jun 11, 2020

JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

Book will be a fairy tale for kids and benefit those particularly affected by the pandemic

COLUMN: Books come back with curbside pickup

Okanagan Regional Library begins first phase of reopening process

  • May 25, 2020

Visit the Vernon library without leaving home

Online services expanded as branch remains closed

‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: B.C. author wins prize for book on sexism in military school

Kate Armstrong’s debut book The Stone Frigate has been shortlisted for a national writing award

Historic Vernon family’s 25-year isolation resurfaces during COVID-19

Prescient piece of history from Caetani family reappears once again

Okanagan libraries still open for business, online

Family activities, increased eBook titles and more added online

COLUMN: Plenty of online reading options

Libraries are closed due to COVID-19 but downloads are available through Okanagan Regional Library

  • Mar 30, 2020

Pop-up shop hosts virtual reading series with Okanagan writers

Webinar series to donate portion of the proceeds to local arts non-profits

Novel celebrates power of young activists

Summerland author was inspired by Greta Thunberg and anti-bullying advocates in Nova Scotia

Vernon-area poet takes home prestigious book award

Laisha Rosnau’s poetry collection, Our Familiar Hunger, earned her the $25,000 Kobzar Book Award

COLUMN: Pilkey Palooza comes to the Summerland Library

Author’s works featured in this year’s Spring Break Reading Challenge

Vernon Rotarian pens travel memoir based in Nepal with humanitarian twist

Author and journalist Patti Shales Lefkos records solo journey building schools in remote Himalaya

Kelowna author Irwin Wislesky to release science-fiction novel on time travel

‘Invisible Footprints in Time?’ follows Maxine Samuels and her quest back in time to save the future