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British Columbia Public Library Services Branch

Overview
Works: 192 works in 298 publications in 1 language and 270 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Humor  History 
Classifications: PN2308.F69, B
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Most widely held works about British Columbia
 
Most widely held works by British Columbia
Libraries without walls : the world within your reach : a vision for public libraries in British Columbia by British Columbia( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Privacy guidelines for British Columbia public libraries( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public libraries in British Columbia fall under the definition of "local public bodies" under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA). As such, libraries are responsible for protecting personal information in accordance with the provisions of FOIPPA. This document provides privacy guidelines for public libraries' administration and services to the general public. It requires proper record management and security of the personal records
Property of blood by Magdalen Nabb( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marshal Guarnaccia is faced with the kidnapping for ransom of a beautiful American Contessa. But is the case as straightforward as it seems?
The queen of diamonds by Jean Plaidy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theft of the diamond necklace shook the throne of France and, some say, helped bring Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to the guillotine. But why was an ambitious and predatory woman allowed to steal that famous piece of jewel. Who were the secret instigators of the plot? A story of greed, duplicity, romance, intigue and mystery
Field guide by Gwendolen Gross( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dreamlike setting of the Australian rain forest, grad student Annabel Mendelssohn observes the social organization of spectacled fruit bats. When her project director mysteriously disappears she abandons her research to join the professor's son in a search for him
How to be a Canadian, even if by Will Ferguson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entertaining Ambrose by Deirdre Purcell( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lovable May who bears life's burdens so lightly, tending always to other's needs before her own. And now her husband, Clem, has left her, with no explanation and no forwarding address, only orders not to be content
Henderson's spear by Ronald Wright( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich South Seas epic tells two tales of passion and intrigue from the 1890's and the 1990's, reaching from Canada, England West Africa, converging in Polynesia. A Canadian filmmaker writes from a jail in Tahiti, held on a trumped-up murder charge while searching for her father. The other strand is told in diaries of a suspected Jack the Ripper
Funny money by Laurence Gough( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gough fans will delight in the return of popular series sleuths Jack Willows and Claire Parker. A prostitute named Chantal is on the run both from her abusive pimp and from the local crime lord. Counterfeit money has been stolen and everyone is after both the money and Chantal. Lots of action
The Geezer Factory murders by Corinne Holt Sawyer( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur sleuths Angela Benbow and Caledonia Wingate are back in action. The ladies' plush retirement home is absorbing tenants from a rival establishment. When one of the new neighbours is found face down in the fountain, the duo are suspicious and decide to investigate
Random passage by Bernice Morgan( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a small group of English immigrants and their struggle to establish a community and livelihood in the forbidding environment of Cape Random on the NE coast of Newfoundland in mid-environment of Cape Random on the NE coast of Newfoundland in the mid-1800s
Split second by Fern Michaels( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela has a premonition that a local mall is going to be bombed, but when she tells the authorities, she finds herself under suspicion, and no one else
Lucky man [a memoir] by Michael J Fox( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With wit and candor, this popular Canadian actor tells of his life both before and after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Refusing to feel sorry for himself, Fox discusses his acting career, the support from his family and raising awareness and money for Parkinson's research
British Columbia public libraries statistics 2005( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Columbia public libraries statistics is an annual publication of the Public Library Services Branch of the Ministry of Education. It provides a compilation of statistical and financial data summarizing the activities of British Columbia public libraries for the calendar year. Tables are ordered alphabetically by library name and numerically by population served
A mystery of errors by Simon Hawke( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This light historical mystery involves Symington Smythe, who wants to be an actor, and his companion the would-be playwright Will Shakespeare. Together they travel to London, where they meet a troupe of accomplished players and immediately find themselves embroiled in a labyrinthine plot that could cost them their lives
Testament by Nino Ricci( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a remote corner of the Roman Empire at a time of political and spiritual uncertainty, Testament is the story of a man with great charisma and passionate beliefs - Jesus Christ. The story is told from four distinct points of view, two men and two women, whose lives are forever altered by their interactions with Jesus
The King's adventurer by Jean Plaidy( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Smith followed his dream fighting the Infidel. Serving as a slave to a cruel Turk, he knew that something else awaited him over the seas again. This destiny led him to Virginia where he found joy and bitterness. Distrusted as a Paleface, he was saved from death by the beautiful, half-wild Pocahontas
The mulberry tree by Jude Deveraux( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For nearly twenty years, unassuming and overweight Lillian has done anything to please her husband, a self-made billionaire, and in return she has received a life beyond her wildest dreams. But when James dies suddenly in a plane crash, Lillian's pampered life comes to an abrupt halt, since he bequeathed all his riches to his siblings, except for an old farmhouse in Virginia. Lillian's unexpected circumstances quickly transform her, and with the help of a kind local man, she renovates the farmhouse and develops her own thriving business. But there remain secrets that threaten to uproot the past she cherished and the future she will fight to protect
An accidental shroud by Marjorie Eccles( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When local antique jeweler Nigel Fontenoy's body is found at his cousin's building site, DCIs Gil Mayo and Abigail Moon assume the murder is a simple family matter. When the dubious cousin names his alibi, however, the puzzle becomes more intricate
Verdict in blood by Gail Bowen( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth novel featuring Regina, Saskatchewan's Joanne Kilbourn. Joanne's good friend Hilda has just come for a visit when Judge Justine Blackwell's corpse is found in Wascana Park. Which of the fearsome judge's two wills should prevail? Whoever stood to lose could be her murderer, and it is Hilda who has to decide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBritish Columbia. Library Services Branch

BC Public Library Services Branch

British Columbia. Ministry of Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services. Public Library Services Branch

Languages
English (41)