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The Next Libraries!

The Next Libraries!

AFTER A LONG WINTER AND NOW THE PANDEMIC W2R IS STARTING TO GET ORGANIZED FOR OUR NEXT INSTALS.Yes I am happy to say that today I was able to get over to Nanaimo to look at our storage facility ULOCK STORAGE to organize our shelving for our...

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Shirley-Pat Chamberlain Profile

Dubbed the ‘original champion spark plug’ by His Honour, Steven L. Point, the 28th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, Shirley-Pat Chamberlain (nèe Gale) is a passionate literacy advocate and is honoured to act as co-lead with Bob Blacker...

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Bob Blacker Profile

Bob is a retired New Westminster Police Inspector. He joined Rotary in 1996 and has served as Club President. In 2008 – 2009, Bob became District Governor for Rotary District 5040, made up 54 Clubs across British Columbia. In 1998, Bob became an...

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Rocky Pines near Merritt

Rocky Pines near Merritt

W2R ROCKY PINES LEARNING CENTRE INSTALLED What began as a trip on the high seas to the Nanaimo Correctional Centre and our U LOCK Storage locker, waiting for ferries, a 3 hour drive up the Coquihalla Highway to Merritt and a short drive to ROCKY...

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Rocky Pines nearing completion

Rocky Pines nearing completion

W2R LEARNING CENTRE – ROCKY PINES – WELL UNDER WAY FOR COMPLETION Just a week ago Margaret Fletcher (Leader of the W2R Library Response Team) and I travelled up to Merritt and the Lower Nicola Band and met up with our W2R AMBASSADOR...

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Shirley-Pat’s Rotary Story

Shirley-Pat’s Rotary Story

NEPETS 2018 Update#3: So honoured and humbled by this opportunity to share My Rotary Story and the Write to Read Project. The NEPETS family did it again – not only did the incoming President-Elect class of 2018-2019 again give me money from...

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Community Capacity Building

WRITE TO READ MOVING IN DIRECTIONS WE NEVER DREAMED OF 10 YEARS AGO. W2R has made many improvements to our libraries and learning centres along the way and now designing & building those very centres. Our very first one was just a library in...

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Library Design with Kids!

W2R DESIGN TEAM VISITS THE SXOXOMIC COMMUNITY SCHOOL at ESK’ETEMC and ENDS UP DESIGNING A LIBRARY WITH THE KIDS… Through our W2R AMBASSADOR Shirley-Pat Chamberlain we were able to connect with the Principal of this recently opened...

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