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.
The Glass Hotel By Emily St. John Mandel Vincent grows up in the fictional village of Caiette, just across the water from Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island. Her tiny town has no road and is accessible only by water taxi. Her unusual name (for a girl) was given to her by her mother, […]
Lizard’s Tale By Weng Wai Chan Lizard is a boy living on his own in a shack in Singapore during World War II. His parents have passed away, and his beloved Uncle Archie, whom he used to live with, has disappeared. Lizard is able to make a living through petty theft and with a […]
by Neil Price I’m a gamer. I play lots of video games, and one of my favourite series is Assassin’s Creed, a long and convoluted series of stories that are set in various historical time periods and places. The games are meticulously researched: they go to great lengths to seek out the most recent […]
by Charlotte McConaghy In a world robbed of rainforests and birdsong, ornithologist Franny Stone embarks to track the final migration of the Arctic terns, known for their unmatched resilience as the birds with the longest migration period – and also as the last birds on Earth. Prepared for the harsh venture to the northernmost […]