TNRL ‘One Book, One Community’ Feature Announced for 2024

Kamloops, BC – March 13, 2024 –The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is excited to announce Michael Christie’s national bestseller and award-winning novel Greenwood as its third One Book, One Community (OBOC) shared reading experience that promotes Canadian authors and their stories, provokes discussion, and builds understanding.

Together this spring, let’s read Greenwood, which weaves family history with the timeless beauty of Vancouver Island’s old-growth forests, explores complex family dynamics, intergenerational relationships, and the profound impact of tree loss in British Columbia. 

Christie will read at select TNRL libraries between May 3 and 7, 2024 including an evening event at the Paramount Theatre on Monday, May 6.  A writing workshop will be held at the Kamloops Library on Sunday, May 5. A full schedule of events is as follows:

Friday, May 3: Author Tour

  • Merritt Library: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Ashcroft Library: 4:00 to 5:30 pm

Saturday, May 4: Author Tour

  • Barriere Library: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Clearwater Library: 2:30 to 4:00 pm

Sunday, May 5: Writing Workshop

  • Kamloops Library: 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Monday, May 6: Author Tour

  • Paramount Theatre (Kamloops): 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Tuesday, May 7: Author Tour

  • Chase Library: 1:00 to 2:30 pm
  • Logan Lake Library: 5:00 – 6:30 pm

For event details, or to join a book discussion group, visit:

Greenwood is available in various reading formats at the library or online by visiting

About the TNRL:

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library is a dynamic library system serving diverse communities across the Thompson-Nicola Regional District. Serving more than 143,000 residents across 45,000 square kilometres, TNRL goes the distance by offering services across 13 library locations and a Mobile Library. Committed to enriching lives through learning, discovery, and connection, TNRL strives to provide innovative and accessible library services to all patrons. Learn more at:

Media Contact:

Audrey Ambrus, Adult Services Coordinator
Thompson-Nicola Regional Library
Tel.: 250 554-1124

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