Archive for the category "books"

A Good Book Drive

November 5th, 2012 @ 3:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

A Good Book Drive is running this month to help stock The Writers’ Exchange library in East Vancouver with kids books. The campaign was started by Cory Ashworth (from The Peak) and his friend Lizzy Karp (Co-Founder of Rain City Chronicles) who were inspired to help after hearing about The Writers’ Exchange program at a […]

Vancouver Writers Festival 2012

October 5th, 2012 @ 1:09pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Writers Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with its biggest line-up to date on Granville Island from October 16th to 21st, 2012. Over the course of six days the festival will host 77 events with a variety of panel discussions, interviews, musical collaborations, and more. Events Event categories include Biography/Personal Experience, […]

Word on the Street Festival 2012

September 14th, 2012 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It will be a weekend of books, magazines, story-telling, and “literary mayhem” when the 18th annual Word on the Street Festival comes to the Vancouver later this month. The three-day festival starts on Friday, September 28, 2012 at Banyan Books & Sound and at Historic Joy Kogawa House. On Saturday there are events at the […]

Chapters Indigo Fall Gift Guide & Giveaway

August 29th, 2012 @ 2:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s time for students of all ages to return to school to begin another year of academic growth. I always enjoyed back to school shopping even though it meant we were that much closer to returning to class. Highlighters, binders, duo-tangs, pencil crayons, Trapper Keepers and geometry kits (always a new geometry kit even though […]

Vancouver Public Library Book Sale 2012

May 28th, 2012 @ 11:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Friends of the Vancouver Public Library are hosting their summer book sale this week with thousands of gently-used items up for grabs along with CDs and DVDs. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave, rommy ghaly, scapevision on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Cookbooks, mysteries, non-fiction, children’s literature, and popular trilogies made famous […]

Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years by Michael Kluckner

May 14th, 2012 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have a new addition to my collection of Vancouver books filled with historical photographs, stories, and information. Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years by Michael Kluckner has just arrived in stores and I’m looking forward to flipping through the pages, illustrated with archival photographs and Kluckner’s signature watercolours. Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years […]