Selkirk College, Attn: Julia Dolinnaya
301 Frank Beinder Way, Castlegar BC, V1N 4L3, Canada
Julia moved to the Kootenays in 2014 from the Lower Mainland where she worked as a librarian at Surrey Public Library.
She was born in Moscow, Russia, and obtained her BA degree in Russian Language and Literature from Moscow State University. While studying for her PhD in Russian Language and Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Julia taught Russian language to undergraduate students. Later she obtained Master’s in Library and Information Science and worked at Slavic and East European library at UIUC.
Julia is passionate about books and Russian culture, and enjoys sharing her love for reading with her two young daughters.