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Booty from the Library Book Sale

I went to the library book sale yesterday with M. and I went again today with J. Every season, the Vancouver Public Library downtown has book sales where they sell unmarked, used books ( I think these are donated books) and books withdrawn from the library collection. Unmarked books were sold in the hall of […]

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Operation Babylift: The Lost Children of Vietnam

Free screening of an award-winning documentary on a U.S. initiative that airlifted over 2,500 Vietnamese orphans out of a war-torn country at the Vancouver Public Library on Thursday October 21 at 7:00pm in the Alma VanDusen Room, Lower Level, 350 West Georgia Street. Title: Operation Babylift: The Lost Children of Vietnam Genre: Feature Documentary Format/Runtime: […]

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An Evening Stroll Through Victory Square

On my way home from the the downtown Vancouver public library, I usually walk along Hamilton Street and then take the shortcut through Victory Square at 200 West Hastings Street. People are divided in their opinion about Victory Square. Some see it as a dangerous place, filled with “shifty” drug addicts and unsafe and for […]

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Retro Cooking: Woodward’s Recipes

My friend M. and I try to spend one afternoon a week in the library. We are nerds in the traditional sense. She does research in the archives and I browse for random books. One day I found a cookbook titled, Woodward’s No Time to Plan ME’N’U Book, by Ralph E. Russell and Wayne Baxter, […]

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