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May 4, 2021

What Does Local Mean?

This is part of an ongoing discussion of Library books by Local authors.. Most of that happens off-line. In conversations with members of the Guild, and staff at the Library, one of the topics in this area is who and what does the designation ‘local author‘ really mean. Initially it’s a simple concept – if they live(d) here, wrote and published a book then they […]

May 4, 2021

The Sunflower Recipe Collection

The Sunflower Recipe Collection – A Doukhobor Cookbook by Ellen Sookavieff Call No: 641.5971 SOO Barcode: 35142002570793 At the Grand Forks & District Public Library’s web catalogue.

April 24, 2021

From One Small Garden

From One Small Garden by Dave and Lillian Brummet Call No: 641.5971 BRU Barcode: 35142002722675 PRESS RELEASE – GROWING FRESH April 2021 With funding support from Columbia Basin Trust and donated greenhouse space provided by College of the Rockies, the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition (Farmer’s Market and Harvest Share) is pleased to announce a new program for Creston area residents. Interest is growing in […]

April 10, 2021

More Library Books and Some Videos

Yesterday I remembered that Dennis Thome has work in the library. So I looked and found two of his works there. Now they are here as well. Later on in the evening I remembered another local, Mike Elliot, who wrote a book about on of his passions: repairing wood/canvas canoes. Sure enough the library has this book as well. After I’d added those I went […]

April 10, 2021

This Old Canoe

This Old Canoe : How to Restore Your Wood-Canvas Canoe By Mike Elliot Call Number: 623.829 ELL Barcode: 35142002649472 Available for purchase at Amazon.ca Mike does this, canoe repair and renewing, for a living – you can buy the book and find out more at his website canoeshop.ca. When Mike launched his book back in 2016 I was there to record a bit of that.