A large event is taking place at Brighouse library on Sunday December 10. For a quieter library experience, you may consider visiting the Ironwood, Cambie or Steveston libraries during this time or ask a staff member about our silent study areas.
by Benjamin Alire SaenzThe opening lines of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina go something like this: Happy families are all alike, but unhappy families are unhappy in their own way. Salvador Silva and his adoptive father, Vicente, seem like a stereotypical happy family. Salvador is a fairly content and well-adjusted teenager, about to start his final […]
The Poet’s DogBy Patricia MacLachlan Siblings Flora and Nickel are lost in a snowstorm. As the blizzard envelops them, someone comes to the rescue. But Teddy is not your usual someone – he is a dog. Teddy takes the two children to his cabin. The poet who used to take care of Teddy is gone, […]
By: Chelsea SedotiThe Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett is a coming of age story with a unique voice. In a sleepy American town where nothing of interest ever happens, a young woman goes missing during a camping trip with her boyfriend. Hawthorne, a high school student who once knew the missing person, Lizzie Lovett, integrates […]