Nothing is more important to us than the communities we are a part of, however during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic we must of course reimagine ourselves for the health and well-being of our friends and neighbours. McNally Robinson has always been a place of gathering, but as that potentially becomes a problem rather than a benefit we feel the need to change some of the ways you are accustomed to us functioning.
We are still here to provide you with books, music, and all of the items we normally sell, either in person at one of our bookstores or from a safe distance by phone or through our online store. In both Winnipeg and Saskatoon we're offering curbside pickup, delivery, and we ship all across the globe.
Otherwise we have unfortunately had to cancel or postpone our events and Community Classroom programs for the foreseeable future.
For more information on our response to the COVID-19 crisis, including details on how you can still shop with us, please see this page.Categories: Site News, Store News, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
Ted's Run for Literacy, the litte race that could, takes place this Sunday in Kildonan Park, and McNally Robinson Booksellers is happy to host their kit pick up this Saturday, September 28th between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Kit pick up will take place in the travel alcove of our Grant Park location, the southwest corner of the store near the mall entrance. There will be limited kit pick up on race day, so please stop by the store if you have the chance, but if you do require a race-day kit pick up, please expect lineups of 10 to 15 minutes.
By the way, if you haven't already, there's still time to register for all three events — the 2km Fun Run/Walk, and the 5km and 10km Runs.
Ted's Run for Literacy aims to stop the revolving door of childhood poverty by building confidence in children living in under resourced Winnipeg neighbourhoods. All money raised through registration is used to support Can U and Learn and Play; two non-profit organizations who hold similar values.Categories: Site News, Winnipeg, Event News
The shortlist for the 2017 Saskatchewan Book Awards has been announced. This is the 24th anniversary of the awards, which strive to promote the work of the province's talented writers and publishers. It is the only Saskatchewan-focused awards ceremony of its kind, providing invaluable support and publicity for the literary community.
The offical awards ceremony will take place on April 29 at the Conexus Arts Center in Regina. If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please click on this link.
This year's shortlist is comprised of the following works:Categories: Awards, Site News, Authors, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Book Lists, Prairie Writing, Regional Interest
Unfortunate news this morning: It seems www.PrairieInkRestaurant.ca is suffering from technical difficulties! The poor thing.
In the meantime, please call the restaurant directly with any questions you might have. What's on the menu? What live music is happening tonight? Anything. Prairie Ink's happy to talk to you about it.
We apologize for any inconvenience.Categories: Site News, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
We regret to announce the cancellation of our Winnipeg International Writers Festival Spring Literary Series event with Tara Lee Morin and Michael Kannon, scheduled for TONIGHT. Due to unexpected flight complications on her Canadian tour, Tara Lee will not arrive in Winnipeg until later this evening. She will be busy for the next few days sharing her work with young adults in schools and youth centres.
As I Remember It, Tara Lee's frank memoir of foster care and its impact on her aboriginal identity, is one of the 2013 winners of the inaugural Burt Awards for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Literature. It is available now in store.
The 2014 Burt Awards Gala will take place on September 27 as part of THIN AIR 2014.
Our Spring Literary Series continues next Tuesday with poets Gillian Sze and Chimwemwe Undi. More more information on that event, please click here.Categories: Site News, Winnipeg, Event News
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