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From castoff to couture: Trashion show at Vancouver library lands Saturday

May 16, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

Clark County has a thriving community of designers creating new fashions from used clothes. That’s a good thing, seeing as synthetic fabrics like polyester take hundreds of years to break… Read story

Library Con: Free Comic Book Day meets Star Wars Day in one giant celebration in Vancouver

April 30, 2024, 11:00am Clark County Life

Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries will celebrate Free Comic Book Day and Star Wars Day (May 4, as in “May the fourth be with you”) in one giant event on Saturday:… Read story

Check It Out: Books that can make a difference

April 6, 2024, 6:02am Clark County Life

The summer between graduating from high school and starting college, I volunteered with the National Park Service in southern Nevada. Most of my time was spent at the Lake Mead Visitor Center handing out brochures to tourists and selling items from the Center’s gift shop. I also had the opportunity… Read story

Jennifer Giltrop, the new executive director of FVRLibraries, takes a break at the FVRL operations center Friday afternoon.

New FVRLibraries director checks in, ready for service

Jennifer Giltrop, the new executive director of FVRLibraries, takes a break at the FVRL operations center Friday afternoon.

January 20, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Few people can claim to have spent as much time in libraries as Jennifer Giltrop. Read story

What's pink, blue, yellow, sometimes sparkly and cute as heck? This huge collection of My Little Pony toys on display at the Cascade Park library through January.

The mane event: Huge My Little Pony collection showcased at Cascade Park Community Library

What's pink, blue, yellow, sometimes sparkly and cute as heck? This huge collection of My Little Pony toys on display at the Cascade Park library through January.

January 10, 2024, 6:08am Clark County Life

If the names Rainbow Dash, Pinky Pie and Twilight Sparkle mean anything to you, or if you can sing the theme song from the animated TV series “Friendship Is Magic,” then this exhibit of My Little Pony toys is just your trough of hay. Read story

Cascade Park Community Library will host resource fair

August 8, 2023, 5:56am Business

WorkSource and FVRLibraries are hosting a Community Resources Fair at the Cascade Park Community Library from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 23. The event will provide connections and resources for those seeking assistance with finding employment, education, health care and more. Read story

A selection of historical books and classic novels are pictured at the Vancouver area home of retired educators Lisa and Frank Emmerich.

Audit: FVRLibraries violated state Constitution by issuing back pay to nonrepresented employees

A selection of historical books and classic novels are pictured at the Vancouver area home of retired educators Lisa and Frank Emmerich.

February 11, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

The Fort Vancouver Regional Library district violated the Washington Constitution by retroactively compensating non-represented employees in 2021, according to findings in a routine audit released by the Washington State Auditor’s office Monday. Read story

Unable to applaud due to meeting rules, supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour wave their hands in support of points speakers are making.

Speakers at Vancouver library board meeting support Drag Queen Story Hour

Unable to applaud due to meeting rules, supporters of Drag Queen Story Hour wave their hands in support of points speakers are making.

December 20, 2022, 2:13pm Clark County News

A majority of speakers at Monday evening’s FVRLibraries’ board of trustees meeting in downtown Vancouver expressed support for Drag Queen Story Hour and similar diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Read story

Drag queen Tree Empress 45 Onalicious Mercury asks kids what they want to be when they grow up Sunday at the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Vancouver Community Library. More than 100 children and parents attended the event to sing, dance and listen to storybooks.

Opposition to drag queen story hours roils FVRLibraries

Drag queen Tree Empress 45 Onalicious Mercury asks kids what they want to be when they grow up Sunday at the Drag Queen Story Hour at the Vancouver Community Library. More than 100 children and parents attended the event to sing, dance and listen to storybooks.

December 6, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

For over three years, the monthly Fort Vancouver Regional Library Board of Trustees’ meetings have spiraled out of control. Read story

Author Susan Orlean will speak at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation's 20th Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday.

Author Susan Orlean to speak at Vancouver library fundraiser

Author Susan Orlean will speak at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation's 20th Authors & Illustrators Dinner & Silent Auction on Friday.

October 30, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

If pressed to sum up her 2018 “The Library Book,” journalist Susan Orlean will say, “It’s about the biggest library fire in American history, which took place in 1986 in the Los Angeles Public Library.” Read story