Fairware orders now open

This year's Fairware portal for SRC t-shirts, hats, and tattoos is now live! Orders will only be available until Friday, April 14th, April 14th @ 11:59pm. Please note that BC SRC will only hold a very small amount of extras for ordering after the deadline, sizes are not guaranteed. Please share the Fairware link with your staff. Furthermore, to save on shipping costs, if you do a group order the flat rate shipping fee to your library applies. We have many sizes available in a unisex, women's, and kids shirts. There are 4 tattoo designs this year that come in [...]

By |March 24, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: |

2023 BC SRC Preview

2023 Theme and Art Introduction  A few emails have been trickling in with questions about BC Summer Reading Club 2023, and we are very excited to share the news about BC SRC 2023: Journey through Time! For this year’s time travel theme, we worked with Richmond-based artist and illustrator, Jeni Chen, who created some dino-mite art by mixing the past, present, and future together. Her artwork features dinosaurs and robots (an absolutely winning combination!) and captures all the various sub-themes. We’re sure that everyone is going to have their own favourite dinosaur as we move towards the summer. Image [...]

By |February 24, 2023|Categories: 2023, News|

Community Story Award nominations now open!

It’s that time of year again where we celebrate the amazing work that public libraries do to connect their communities to BC Summer Reading Club. Every summer, libraries across the province create meaningful programs and engagement with children and their families through BC SRC. We don’t often get the opportunity to hear the anecdotal ways that your libraries impact your communities, whether your library is based in an urban centre or a rural remote town. And this is where the BC SRC Community Story Award comes in! This is an opportunity for you and your libraries to share the wonderful [...]

By |January 26, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Announcement for BC SRC 2023 Artist – Jeni Chen

On behalf of everyone at the BC Summer Reading Club, our committee is thrilled to announce that our 2023 BC SRC Artist, Jeni Chen! Jeni will be creating art for our 2023 time travel theme - Journey Through Time. Jeni is an artist from Richmond, B.C. artist with experience creating public art installations and leading engaged community workshops. In 2022, she authored and illustrated her first children's picture book, Emet’s Box (2022), a story that encourages self-discovery and finding one's passion and an ode to her son. She grew up in Taiwan, where she loved going to the beach and [...]

By |September 27, 2022|Categories: 2023, News|Tags: |


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