Library Closure

Valued patrons and community members; Caring for the health and well-being of staff and library patrons is very important to Chinook libraries. Therefore, in order to assist with efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, we are closing all branches as of March 16th. Libraries across the province are waiving late fines during this period. A variety of online services, including the province-wide Library2go collection of e-books and e-audiobooks, are available to patrons. Please contact Chinook HQ with concerns or questions at 1-306-773-3186, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.

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Holocaust to resistance : my journey —Weiss, Suzanne Berliner, 1941- author.
Book
2019
1 available of 2 items

Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey is a powerful, awe-inspiring memoir from author and activist Suzanne Berliner Weiss. Born to Jewish parents in Paris in 1941, Suzanne was hidden from the Nazis on a farm in rural Franc...

Hitch-22 : a memoir —Hitchens, Christopher.
Book
2011
5 available of 6 items

Enough! : 20 protesters who changed America —Easton, Emily, author.
Book
2018
0 available of 0 items

"From Samuel Adams to the students from Parkland, march through history with the heroic revolutionary protesters who changed America. These heroic protesters were not afraid to stand up for what they believed in. They ar...

Rachel Maddow —Rogak, Lisa, 1962- author.
Book
2020
1 available of 5 items

"The first biography of the most popular anchor in cable news. Rachel Maddow has beaten the odds in a way that's novel in today's America: she uses her brain. In a world of banal and opinionated soundbites, she regularly...

Gloria's voice : the story of Gloria Steinem -- feminist, activist, leader —Lewis, Aura, author.
Book
2018
4 available of 4 items

Gloria Steinem is known as a leader of the feminist movement and a trailblazer who fights for equality for all people. This unofficial biography for young readers tells her story, from being a young girl with big dreams ...

Unbecoming : a memoir of disobedience —Bhagwati, Anuradha Kristina, 1975- author.
Book
2019
4 available of 5 items

"A raw, unflinching, and inspirational memoir by a former United States Marine Captain describing her journey from dutiful daughter of immigrants to wide-eyed recruit to radical activist dedicated to effecting historic p...

Rebel Cinderella : from rags to riches to radical, the epic journey of Rose Pastor Stokes —Hochschild, Adam, author.
Book
2020
3 available of 5 items

"From the bestselling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of th...

Sons of Wichita : how the Koch brothers became America's most powerful and private dynasty —Schulman, Daniel.
Book
2014
2 available of 2 items

"Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography ... until now. Not long after the death of his fat...

Pete Seeger the power of song
DVD
2008
1 available of 1 items

A look at the life of controversial musician, activist, and environmentalist Pete Seeger, and how he used his songs to promote social change. Includes archival footage and interviews with Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Jo...

We are not here to be bystanders : a memoir of love and resistance —Sarsour, Linda, 1980- author.
Book
2020
0 available of 1 items

"Women's March co-organizer Linda Sarsour shares how growing up Palestinian Muslim American, feminist, and empowered moved her to become a globally recognized and celebrated activist on behalf of marginalized communities...

Eleanor, quiet no more : the life of Eleanor Roosevelt —Rappaport, Doreen.
Book
2009
1 available of 1 items

A biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, the most socially and politically active -- and controversial -- First Lady America had ever seen. Ambassador, activist, and champion of civil rights, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the soul ...

Grandpa stops a war : a Paul Robeson story —Robeson, Susan, 1953- author.
Book
2019
0 available of 1 items

""Daddy always said it takes a man of peace to stop a war." Based on the true story of Paul Robeson's visit to the front lines of the Spanish Civil War, comes this recollection of his bravery and activism by his granddau...

Modern HERstory : stories of women and nonbinary people rewriting history —Imani, Blair, author.
Book
2018
5 available of 9 items

"An illustrated and informative primer on the progressive social change movements of the last 60 years as told through the stories of 60 diverse female and non-binary leaders in those movements, from the Civil Rights Mov...

Rebel mother : my childhood chasing the revolution —Andreas, Peter, 1965- author.
Book
2017
6 available of 6 items

"The adventure tale and intimate true story of a boy on the run with his mother, a housewife turned radical who kidnapped her son and set off for South America in search of the revolution. Carol Andreas was a traditional...

What you have heard is true : a memoir of witness and resistance —Forché, Carolyn, author.
Book
2019
2 available of 2 items

Describes the author's deep friendship with a mysterious intellectual who introduced her to the culture and people of El Salvador in the 1970s, a tumultuous period in the country's history, inspiring her work as an unlik...

Mad as hell
DVD
2015
2 available of 2 items

The Young Turks, one of the most popular online news shows in the world, has amassed a YouTube network consisting of millions of subscribers and billions of views. But that wasn't always the case. MAD AS HELL documents t...

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