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.

April 10, 2021

Tales of Canadian Rurality

Tales of Canadian Rurality by Denn Thome Call Number: FIC THO Barcode: 35142002568383 Available for purchase at Indigo, Amazon.com and Google Play among others. Normally, a twelve-mile strip of highway from the lake to town flows easily like the wind. But as traffic suddenly comes to a screeching halt, a married couple on a simple trip to town realizes a silver van from Alberta is […]

April 10, 2021

Other F Words

Other F Words : Experiments In Floetry by Denn Thome (though many around here may know him as Dennis) Call Number: 811.54 THO Barcode: 35142002568391 Back in 2015 Dennis gave a reading from his books at the local library