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Staff Pick: The Orphan's Song

November 16, 2020
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed The Orphan's Song by Lauren Kate, a new novel that she says is "a gorgeous tale with strong characters and a vivid setting that any fan of historical fiction will devour." Here is her review:

Treaties Recognition Week 2020

November 2, 2020
Jennifer Robinson

Ontario observes an annual Treaties Recognition Week the first week in November. This is a time for all Canadians to learn about the importance of the treaties and treaty relationships that shape Ontario.

Staff Picks: No Offense

October 26, 2020
Catherine

Patricia recently enjoyed No Offense, the latest rom-com novel by The Princess Diaries author Meg Cabot. Here is Patricia's review:

Staff Picks: The Yawns are Coming

October 22, 2020
Catherine

Marg enjoyed reading The Yawns are Coming by Chris Eliopoulos to her grandkids more than once this past summer. Here is her review of this delightful picture book:

Virtual Programs

October 22, 2020
Catherine

While we have begun reintroducing small, in-person programs at our Amherstview and Napanee Branches, we also have a few programs that we're running virtually. Not everyone feels comfortable venturing too far out of the house these days, so we hope these video sessions (accessible on Facebook as well as our new YouTube channel) will help maintain your connection to the library.

Staff Picks: Scaredy Snacks

October 14, 2020
Catherine

Coleen recently enjoyed perusing this "boo-tiful" picture book just in time for Halloween. Here is her review:

Fall 2020 CanLit Preview

September 11, 2020
Catherine

Want to know what Canadian book releases to watch out for this fall? The following are a small selection of not-yet-released novels that you may want to keep on your radar.

Staff Picks: American Royals

September 11, 2020
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed American Royals by Katharine McGee, a fun YA novel that has been described as Crazy Rich Asians meets The Crown. Here is her review:

Educator Services

September 8, 2020
Kate Wilson

School is officially back in session! Whether it be in-person, online, or homeschooling, L&A Libraries is here to support educators of all kinds.  

Virtual Programs

Summertime Storytime

September 3, 2020
Coleen McFarlane

With the hot days of summer winding down, you may be looking for an activity you can do with the kids that will keep them cool and calm for a moment. Why not try a summertime storytime?  School is back in session so, whether you choose to read at home or in class, it is good practice to acclimatize your children to small doses of reading and learning now, to make the transition to classes run smoothly.