In the media

On the Coast. “New Vancouver Public Library map reveals hidden Literacy Landmarks.” CBC News (March 16, 2015).

Adrian Wyld. “Library and Archives Canada set to spend after six-year drought.” CTV News (April 3, 2015).

Cailynn Klingbell. “No-sleeping rule at public libraries unwelcome change for Edmonton’s homeless.” Edmonton Journal (April 13, 2015).

Shane MacDonald. “Ajax Public Library grapples with cost of digital collection.” Durham Region (April 25, 2015).

Gillian Shaw. “Vancouver Public Library’s Inspiration Lab bridges the digital divide.” The Vancouver Sun (May 5, 2015).

“Digital ‘Inspiration Lab’ opens at Vancouver Public Library.” CBC News (May 5, 2015).

“Resident leaves legacy to Nelson library.” Nelson Star (May 8, 2015).

Patty Wellborn. “UBC opening public research space in Kelowna’s downtown library.” UBC Okanagan News (May 22, 2015).

Zoe Todd. “Edmonton Public Library growing online resources.” CBC News (May 22, 2015).

Rhianna Schmunk. “’All about that bass’ parody makes books fresh again.” Huffington Post (May 25, 2015).

On the Coast. “Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch celebrates 20 years.” CBC News (May 26, 2015).

Brian Morton. “Award-winning library director calls terrorism bill this generation’s ‘most repressive’ legislation.” Vancouver Sun (May 30, 2015).

Gail Johnson. “Schools losing more than just book minders in librarian cuts across Canada.” Yahoo News: Daily Brew (June 9, 2015).

Elysia Bryan-Baynes. “Lester B. Pearson librarians refuse to be silenced over Quebec budget cuts.” Global News (June 9, 2015).

Nicholas Pescod. “Librarian-hosted radio show earns recognition.” Nanaimo News Bulletin (June 11, 2015).

“Academic publishers reap huge profits as libraries go broke.” CBC News (June 15, 2015).

Emily Ching. “E-book prices marked up too high, libraries protest.” CBC News (June 22, 2015).

Mark Brett. “Penticton woman takes reading program to space with NASA.” Penticton Western News (June 25, 2015).

Elise Stolte. “How to grow a library: Looking back on Linda Cook’s 18 years at EPL.” Edmonton Journal (July 2, 2015).

Lara Smith. “Vancouver Public Library is the best library system in the world.” The Georgia Straight (July 4, 2015).

Brent Bellamy. “Libraries still the focal point of neighbourhoods.” Winnipeg Free Press (July 6, 2015).

“Saskatoon libraries help evacuees stay connected.” CBC News (July 9, 2015).

“Soirée raises $80K for Surrey Libraries.” Surrey Leader (July 13, 2015).

“Sudbury seed exchange coming to a library near you.” CBC News (July 14, 2015).

BC Ministry of Education. “Everything is awesome when Lego and literacy unite.” BC Gov News (July 20, 2015).

Sharon Hill. “With 10,699 books printed, Windsor library’s self-publishing machine is a hit. “ The Windsor Star (July 21, 2015).

On the Island. “Prisoners in Victoria soon able to borrow books from Greater Victoria Public Library.” CBC News (July 31, 2015).

Bob Armstrong. “U of M hosting indigenous librarians.” (Winnipeg Free Press (August 1, 2015).

“Library aims to spread word to commuters.” Toronto Star (August 9, 2015).

Faiza Ebadi. “Libraries turning to innovative solutions to bring people back inside.” Yahoo News: Daily Brew (August 17, 2015).

Gord Goble. “’Gym for nerds’: Makers meetups at Surrey library.” Surrey Now (August 17, 2015).

Jesse Ferreras. “Toronto boy rips library book. What he did next was wonderful.” The Huffington Post Canada (August 20, 2015).

“Research library’s closure shows Harper government targets science ‘at every turn,’ union says. “ CBC News (August 21, 2015).

Glenn Drexhage. “Libraries evolve to keep pace in rapidly changing world of technology.” UBC News (September 1, 2015).

“Okanagan Regional Library to offer personalized tech training.” Kelowna Capital News (September 1, 2015).

Stephane Blais. “With no fixed address, two men start Toronto’s only underpass library.” CBC News (September 3, 2015).

Nicholas Pescod. “Little libraries bind community together.” Nanaimo News Bulletin (September 4, 2015).

Dian Schaffhauser. “Survey: Librarians and faculty a mile apart on need for better communication.” Campus Technology (September 15, 2015).

Emily Puckett Rodgers. “Jasper Place Branch: New Landmark Libraries 2015 winner.” Library Journal (September 21, 2015).

David Irish. “Little free libraries ‘gaining momentum’ in Nova Scotia, says co-founder.” CBC News (September 10, 2015).

Gillian Shaw. “Raise-a-Reader: Two-pronged approach to literacy at the Vancouver Public Library.” The Vancouver Sun (September 11, 2015).

“Big value in free library card.” Surrey Leader (September 12, 2015).

Gerry Bellett. “Raise-a-Reader: Story time in sign language and English at VPL.” The Vancouver Sun (September 16, 2015).

Christina Martens. “Millet library victim of break-in, theft.” Wetaskwin Times (September 17, 2015).

Sam Bates. “Little Free Library opens in Garrison Crossing.” Chilliwack Progress (September 23, 2015).

Kristi Dobson. “Raise a Reader Day: Little libraries with free books spread throughout Port Alberni.” Alberni Valley Times (September 23, 2015).

“Tumbler Ridge Library gets grant to help literacy.” Tumbler Ridge News (September 23, 2015).

Michael Fraiman. “No shushing, please.” Macleans’s (September 24, 2015).

Sheri Shefa. “Women’s shelter library gives kids a homework space.” The Canadian Jewish News (September 24, 2015).

Tom Zillich. “No more late fines for kid’s books at Surrey Libraries.” Surrey Now (September 29, 2015).

The Early Edition. “Stories of reconciliation at Vancouver Public Library.” CBC News (September 29, 2015).

“Library campaign going by the book.” Saanich News (October 1, 2015).

The Early Edition. “Doors open Vancouver offers peek inside Vancouver Public Library.” CBC News (October 2, 2015).

Lauren Hjalmarson. “First Nations group’s new library meant to boost literacy.” Kelowna Now (October 2, 2015).

“Calgary central library project gets $1M donation.” CBC News (October 4, 2015).

Jon Manchester. “Help fill a school library.” Castanet (October 5, 2015).

Jayden Grieve. “Peeling back the textbook price tags.” Nexus Newspaper (October 6, 2015).

Ryan Donn. “Libraries ramp it up.” Castanet (October 8, 2015).

“Douglas Park Elementary in running for $10,000 worth of books.” The Langley Times (October 8, 2015).


Roën Janyk is the Web Services Librarian at Okanagan College.