At the Library for February 2nd, 2016

Updated 2016/02/01

‘Through an Unknown Country’ charts the 1874 expedition of Edward Jarvis and Charles Hanington as they amazingly snow-shoed their way from Quesnel to Winnipeg.

With the help of Mechanic Mike, David West explains to young readers how his favorite machines work in ‘Submarines’ and ‘Speedsters.’

Preschool Story Time is this Wednesday at 11:00 am, 1:15 pm, & 6:30 pm, and Toddler Story Time is 10:00 and 11:00 am. Both will be all about Hockey!

The Friends of the Library are preparing for the Audio Visual and Magazine Sale. It will be in the Manual Training School on Friday, Feb. 12th 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (for Friends’ members only), and on Saturday, Feb. 13th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for the general public. Donations are being accepted of magazines (published in the last 5 years) and audio visual items (videos, DVDs, CDs, books on tape) of any age. Please bring items to the circulation desk in the Library up to Thursday, Feb. 11th. For info call Marilyn at 250-489-6254. We look forward to seeing you there!

FREE one-on-one tech training session for those of you who want to enhance your current computing skills. We cover many topics including Basic Tablet usage, Basic Computer usage, Windows 10 training, Window 8 + 8.1 training, Window 7 training, Microsoft Suit training, Library E book training, and much more. To register, please contact the Library at (250) 426-4063, or sign up at the front desk.

Our website is up and running at:

On display this month are the beautiful acrylic paintings of Jamie Taylor, featuring endangered or illegal poached wildlife, as well as stunning landscapes.

There is much more than this happening at the Library. Please check out our Facebook pages and our new website for more information and updates.


A Taste of Haida Gwaii – Susan Musgrave (641.597111)
Through an Unknown Country – Mike Murtha (917.11043)
Blue Ice – Alex Bernasconi (779.9998)
Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2016 (615.1)
The Real Thing – Briony Penn (bio)
Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success – Michael D’Antonio (bio)
River’s Son – Melody Carlson (fic)
Lord Fenton’s Folly – Josi S. Kilpack (fic)
Midnight Sun – Jo Nesbo (mys)
Eight Below (DVD)
Kingsman (Blu-ray)
Billy Elliot: The Musical (Blu-ray)
The Wrestler (Blu-ray)
Cool Hand Luke (DVD)
The Pursuit of Happyness (DVD)
Picture Perfect (DVD)
Submarine (DVD)
Tangerines (DVD)


Never Always Sometimes – Adi Alsaid (ya fic)
Vengeance Road – Erin Bowman (ya fic)
The Tattooed Heart – Michael Grant (ya fic)
Scorpions – Elizabeth Raum (j 595.46)
Speedsters – David West (j 796.72)
Submarines – David West (j 623.8205)
Experiments with a Lemon – Angela Royston (j 507.8)
Finding the Rhyme in a Poem – Valerie Bodden (j 808.1)
Think Outside the Box – Gareth Moore (j 793.73)
Temperature – Kristen Schuetz (j 551.5)
23 Things to do Before You Are 11 ½ — Mike Warren (j 745.5)
So You Want To Grow A Taco – Bridget Heos (j 635)
So You Want To Grow A Pizza – Bridget Heos (j 635)
Curious About Snow – Gina Shaw (j 554.5784)
I Survived True Stories: Nature Attacks – Lauren Tarshis (j 591.6)
Star Wars Smuggler’s Run – Greg Rucka (j fic)
Star Wars Moving Target – Cecil Castellucci (j fic)
Star Wars the Weapon of a Jedi – Jason Fry (j fic)
Meet the Letters (j DVD)
The Great Dinosaur Rescue (Diego) (j DVD)
It’s Hug Day (Blue’s Room) (j DVD)
Shapes and Colours (Blue’s Clues) (j DVD)
The Ruler of Thumb (j DVD)