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The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/06/25

The Biblio File June 28, 2021 Huge congratulations and kudos to the PSS Grads of 2021!!  This has not been an easy year – you have all risen to the occasion and made your town so proud!  We wish you great success in whatever path you choose to follow!  (If the path is long, bring


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/06/18

The Biblio File June 21, 2021 As you can imagine with the library closed to patrons it is very, very quiet.  We may not have noticed before when a book jumped off a shelf – we just assumed someone bumped into the shelf or didn’t put the book back properly.  Now that we have had


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/06/11

The Biblio File June 14, 2021 The library is excited to announce a new monthly newsletter straight to your in-box – the Junior Biblio File!  It will be focused on all things kids and young adult – from toddlers to teens.  It will list some of our new books, provide some reviews, let you know


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/06/04

The Biblio File June 7, 2021 With the discovery of the bodies of 215 children by the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, the Pinawa Public Library recognizes that it is located on Treaty 3 territory, the homeland of the Anishinaabe Nation. We empathise with the children’s families, the


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/05/28

The Biblio File May 31, 2021 Book review by Rick McGregor – thanks Rick! My favorite book by far is Papillon by Henri Charriere.  It is the true story of a Frenchman imprisoned for a murder he didn’t commit and his subsequent escape from Devil’s Island.  His story of survival in a brutal prison and


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/05/21

The Biblio File May 24, 2021 Ok people, these little books are very cool and the timing of having them at our library couldn’t be better.  It’s time to explore and appreciate all the beauty that we have close to home.  Jaime Manness started her career as a trauma ER/ICU nurse and worked with LifeFlight


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/05/14

The Biblio File May 17, 2021 Did you know that we have 45 magazine subscriptions at the library?  We recently added Food Network, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, HGTV and Men’s Health to our collection. Sadly the library is closed again so in-person browsing is not an option.  So where do you get some ideas about


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/05/06

The Biblio File May 10, 2021 Have you heard of the “Top 100 Books to Read Before You Die” list?  Interesting and intriguing idea, especially if you love lists…and who doesn’t?   We would like to start one at the PPL!  Maybe a different name – “Pinawa Public Library Must Reads?” or “The TBR at the


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/04/30

The Biblio File May 3, 2021 Leafing through an old book (I always feel the need to check the publishing date to confirm whether they are an antique yet) I found “May this book grant you a frequent retreat from the materialism of life” written inside the cover by the author in 1958.  A reminder


The Biblio File: Library News

Last Updated 2021/04/23

The Biblio File April 26, 2021   Is it odd to think that you could be friends with someone you’ve never met based solely on what’s on their bookshelves?  Books are usually considered a source of enjoyment, knowledge and escape that only affects the person who has read them – but they have a bigger