Books

Youth Services Librarian Stephanie Thoreson of the Vernon library and other staff members at the branch and members of the ORL’s youth Team deliver live virtual Story Times throughout the week. (Contributed)

Virtual treasure trove of stories at Okanagan libraries

Children librarians in Vernon, Kelowna and Salmon Arm take turns for Story Time

 

Vernon Minor Softball looks to cash in on book sale

Mega six-day event runs in downtown Vernon Oct. 13-18 at old Liquidation World building on 30th Ave.

 

B.C. moms pen book to help kids have a safe and spooky Halloween

Loofie Saves Halloween offers option for keeping the day safe and fun, authors say

 

‘Magic Wheelchair’ book tells story of thrilled author’s B.C. granddaughters

Marlene Bryenton’s storybook explores how kids in wheelchairs can be excluded

Transgender B.C. brothers debut fantasy novel as author duo Vincent Hunter

‘Transgender people are being misrepresented in popular fiction and media, and we aim to change that’

Vernon artist draws new meanings from personal loss in debut book

In Leah’s Gift, Destanne Norris explores and re-frames her daughter’s death in 1995

Keremeos children’s author aims to normalize disabilities with new book

Gus Gets Going tells the story of a boy who uses a wheelchair living life to the fullest

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Author’s long-awaited “Midnight Sun” sold more than 1 million copies in its first week

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