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British Columbia Public Library Services Branch

Overview
Works: 203 works in 327 publications in 1 language and 505 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Periodicals 
Classifications: PS3554.E9273, 813.54
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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( )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper is the result of consultations with the library community & local government representatives in British Columbia regarding the future of public libraries. The introduction explains the importance & context of public libraries in the province. The paper then presents strategic directions for public libraries that will facilitate equitable access to information, pursue collaboration & partnerships among organizations, and reform library governance. Finally, it summarizes the consultation process and the responses from library stakeholders, and links those comments to specific concepts proposed as part of the vision for public libraries
Privacy guidelines for British Columbia public libraries( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 21 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
Time and chance by Sharon Kay Penman( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opens two years into the reign of Henry II. Having subdued his warring barons, he must now use his skills to consolidate his kingdom. Against the advice of his Queen he raises his closest confidant to Archbishop of Canterbury. The way is paved for murder that still echoes down to us more that [sic] eight centuries later
Simple recipes by Madeleine Thien( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven stories in this haunting collection circle around and through the territory of family relationships - often within families that have splintered - and examine the experience of alienation, weaving in the conflict between generations and cultures
British Columbia public libraries statistics 2005( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 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
British Columbia public libraries statistics( )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Columbia public libraries statistics 2006( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 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.--Document
Field guide by Gwendolen Gross( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 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
Funny money by Laurence Gough( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 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. Conterfeit money has been stolen and everyone is after both the money and Chantal. Lots of action
Developing a draft strategic plan for public libraries : situation assessment by Zethof Consulting Group( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this paper is to provide a strategic assessment of the situation facing public libraries in British Columbia today and to pose questions designed to elicit input that will help in the development of a draft strategic plan for the province's public libraries. The introduction reviews the importance of public libraries in British Columbia, the provincial role in the public library system, the strategic planning process, and the survey method used in the situation assessment. The main section synthesizes the key issues raised during the survey interviews: market trends, including patterns of use, user groups with special needs, and the changing role of public libraries; library operations, processes, & technology; library staffing; library governance, leadership, & legislation; and funding of public libraries
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?
Soulmate by Deepak Chopra( Recording )

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

Raj Rabban, gifted young doctor, meets fiery Molly on a Manhattan subway. Their increasingly deepening relationship wars with Raj's responsibility to his fiance (his parents' choice). Molly's tragic death takes Raj and those closest to him on a journey beyond death's portals. Rich with Chopra's unique insights
The metamorphosis sorcerer by Jack Whyte( Recording )

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

When Tressa dies, Merlin must go into retreat to recover his health. During that time, Arthur grows from boy to man while leading his troops against his enemies, wielding a sword he does not know is a stand in for Excalibur. When he draws the true Sword from an altar stone, the metamorphosis is complete
A mystery of errors by Simon Hawke( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 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
Verdict in blood by Gail Bowen( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 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
The mulberry tree by Jude Deveraux( Recording )

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

Lillian is devastated by the death of her billionaire husband Jimmie. Then she learns that he has willed his fortune to his siblings and left her with only a broken down farmhouse and a cryptic message to 'find out the truth with a new look and a new name, Lillian begins a new life and attempts to discover Jimmie's "truths."
The hireling's tale by Jo Bannister( Recording )

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

A young woman is found dead at the bottom of a boat in the Castlemere Canal while an international business convention is underway at a local hotel. Detectives Frank Shapiro, Liz Graham and Cal Donovan soon discover that a professional killer is on the loose. The sixth Castlemere mystery
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
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
The Shanghai murders by David Rotenberg( Recording )

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

Shanghai police detective Zhong Fong has been attempting to put his life together following the death of his actress wife. He immerses himself in his work, only to be assigned to a grisly new case with a murderer unappetizingly nicknamed the 'Dim Sum Killer'. 1998
 
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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

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English (45)