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By Contributor On on Monday Apr 27 2015

Spotlight Films  


the 10th  film of our 11th season! 

Finding Vivian Maier
By Contributor On on Monday Apr 27 2015

"There is nothing to do in this town!" If I had a quarter for every time I heard this I'd have a tidy little sum.  

I am not sure what these nay sayers are looking for, however if they are looking for an exciting, fun evening out, with glamorous live entertainment, delicious appies,  drinks and dancing, an opportunity to dress up AND win cool prizes, they need look no further. 


By Sara Golling On on Friday Apr 24 2015

The Foggy Goggle Boys made it to the Regional Finals in the annual CBC "Searchlight" competition. Over 3300 bands were originally entered in the competition, and only 225 made the regional finals.   On April 28, the National Finalists were announced.   23 musical entries made that cut, but they did not include our guys.

The Foggy Goggle Boys now consist...

By Grand Forks and... On on Wednesday Apr 08 2015

It’s not every day we get a BC-celebrity coming to the library – but we’ve got one lined up for Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 pm.

Former CBC Radio host (of BC Almanac fame) Mark Forsythe will visit the library to talk about his latest book, From The West Coast To The Western Front. He’s teamed up with historian Greg Dickson to create a sweeping portrayal of the role...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Apr 07 2015

The Week in REC!

Spring Recreation Brochure is out! 

The Spring Brochure is available online at,  Recreation Program Guide, and in hardcopy at the Public Library and the Credit Union.   There are lots of great, new programs to check out!  Many of the REC Programs have a drop in option, or...

By Contributor On on Thursday Apr 02 2015

V-Day Oliver-Osoyoos volunteers have been working tirelessly once again to campaign against gender based violence.

As we near the end of our 2015 campaign, I would encourage all of you to take a moment to reflect on the significance of this movement. The V-Day organization, founded by Eve Ensler has benefited countless women and girls, by raising over 100 million dollars for grassroots...

By Grand Forks and... On on Thursday Mar 26 2015

It’s that time of year, folks – time for another of our massive Book Sales! Our Spring Book Sale will be held on Thursday, April 9 (10 am – 8 pm); Friday, April 10 (10 am – 5 pm); and Saturday, April 11 (10 am – 2 pm). Organized and run by our fabulous Friends of the Library group, this sale will include a tremendous amount of books (and yes, you can donate books for the sale anytime between...

By Contributor On on Friday Mar 20 2015

Local Grand Forks Sparks and Brownies completed their Circus Challenge after spending four hours making masks, creating puppet shows, learning new songs, dancing and practicing their theatrical skills. 

The challenge is an "Arts to Go" event -- part of the BC Girl Guides' special crest projects, and requires the girls to work on different art-themed activities.

Each "Arts to Go"...

By Larry Hudema On on Friday Mar 20 2015

UPDATE: The time has been changed to Sunday, March 29th at 4:30 p.m. 

On Tuesday March 31st Spotlight Films will be presenting Leviathan.

Written and directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev (Elena, Apocrypha, The Banishment) and inspired by the story of Marvin Heemeyer of Granby, Colorado,  Leviathan is an application of the brutal...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 24 2015

Spotlight Films  


the 8th  film of our 11th season! 

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed...