Welcome to BC SRC 2022 – All Together Now!

Welcome to BC Summer Reading Club 2022: All Together Now On behalf of the British Columbia Library Association, we are absolutely thrilled to be sharing details about this year’s BC Summer Reading Club. Before we begin, we would like to acknowledge that BC Summer Reading Club is made possible by the generous assistance of Public Libraries Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, and CUPE BC. As voted by library staff across the province, the 2022 theme is All Together Now! We had the pleasure to work with Vancouver-based artist and illustrator, Elaine Chen, who perfectly captured the theme’s spirit in her [...]

By |March 4, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: |

Welcome to our new BC SRC Provincial Assistant

We are thrilled to announce that Madeline Ewanyshyn will be joining us as the new BC SRC Provincial Assistant. Madeline works at the Coquitlam Public Library as a Customer Experience Assistant and Lead, and she also helps support the Library Link, aka the mobile library bus. Last year, she played a key role on CPL’s SRC Committee and also presented writing workshops for kids and teens. She brings a lot of experience, enthusiasm, and creativity to this new role, and we’re excited to have her join the team. As the Provincial Assistant, Madeline will be working under the supervision of [...]

By |February 17, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: |

BC Summer Reading Club 2022 Artist Announcement

Exciting News! On behalf of the BC Summer Reading Club, we are excited to announce our 2022 Artist– Elaine Chen! Elaine Chen is a Vancouver-based illustrator and visual artist for video games. Her family immigrated to Canada in 2001 where she fell in love with Canadian summers and grew up in the Toronto area. She completed her degree at Sheridan College in Animation and has so far illustrated three picture books including My Day with Gong Gong by Sennah Lee. Elaine’s artwork is inspired by the natural world, family, and friendship.  When looking for an artist for our 2022 theme, [...]

By |February 17, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Winners Announced of the 2021 Community Story Award

We are delighted to announce that Kate Longley of North Vancouver City Library and Danielle Wing of North Vancouver District Library are the 2021 BC SRC Community Story Award Winners!  As we all know, 2020 was a difficult and an unpredictable year for libraries and the BC Summer Reading Club. So when we put out our call to find our Community Story Award winner this year, we wanted to celebrate the amazing work that libraries did in finding ways to bring SRC to their communities during this unprecedented time. We received a number of wonderful and heartfelt submissions that [...]

By |May 11, 2021|Categories: 2021, News, Story Award|Tags: |


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