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Our Kootenaiana section of the library is rife with local histories both self-published and published by small local presses.
From the beginning, movie-goers have encountered the smiling faces of Andromeda Drake, Penny Riordan, Judy Laret and more.
Celebrated on February 26, Pink Shirt Day is a call to action against bullying.
Theatre manager Jason Asbell went up to the projection booth to ensure everything was good, it wasn't.
There’s no question that books can make you laugh or cry or think. Whatever our reading future looks like, there will certainly be books.
If you’ve been to the movies, theatre manager Jason Asbell is the guy who’s often on stage, microphone in hand, introducing the film.
British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan used the term “wind of change” in his speech to the South African parliament in 1960.
’Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the house, creatures were coming in droves to see The Hobbit.
First penned in 1969, the tale describes a long-ago land in which everyone received a bag of warm fuzzies at birth.
One year ago this week, the Nelson Civic Theatre elves — uh, volunteers — were busy sweeping out four years of accumulated dust and debris.
To have books, you have to have writers. Although the massive output of writers might suggest otherwise, books don’t write themselves.
If this film is entertainment, and it certainly is, in an undeniably edge-of-your-seat way, it’s also a discussion about society.
It’s a gloomy time of year, with summer behind us and winter dead ahead. For me, this is historically the time I start seeing more movies.
The librarians are all reading. One looks up, smiles, and tells you that she can help you at 11:21. She suggests you pick up a magazine.
The Civic Theatre has been a place of goodwill since day one. Tom Shorthouse remembers Halloween at the Civic during the Second World War.
“We call it co-opetition,” said Ben Hyman from the BC Libraries Co-operative, speaking at the Kootenay Library Federation conference.
After last month’s Nelson Civic Theatre annual general meeting I received an email from Gray Creek pioneer Tom Lymbery.
It’s unusual for me to get ahead of the game — me, who always feels like I’m catching up. But hey, I work for the library.
On April 2, 2012 I opened the Nelson Star and there was my friend Cindy Sherry.
As we gallop headlong into Library Month (where is September going?), I find myself anything but saddle-weary.