Category: Books

May 10, 2022

Poet’s Paintings

Poet’s Paintings by Dennis R. Schmunk Call No. 819.1 SCH Barcode: 35142002510146 At the Grand Forks & District Public Library web catalogue.

March 17, 2022

Local Authors’ Book Most Borrowed in 2021

I was pleased to learn that the most borrowed non-fiction book at our local library in 2021 was “The Life and Times of Grand Forks” by local authors Alice and Jim Glanville. Granted we aren’t a large town with the large collection and membership of a large town but given the borrowing period and the number of loans this book was out in patrons’ hands […]

October 22, 2021

Rut hog or die

Rut hog or die by Sylvia BannertCall No. 971.244 BANBarcode: 35142002155298 This book was published in 1974 by a Grand Forks Publisher Orris Press is no longer in business

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.