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Cold through the ages

February 28, 2020
Kim Kerr

February: master of deception with its bright but frigid days. A 95 year old member of my family once told me that February is the sunniest month of the year. She obviously wasn’t talking about my disposition as I stared blankly at her, disbelieving. She’s 95 and has seen her fair share of Februaries, maybe this is the year I trust more. I just can’t get July out of my head whenever I think about this…

Lennox and Addington County Council will hold a Special Meeting

February 27, 2020
Lindsey

Lennox and Addington County Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, March 3rd at 6:00 pm in the Committee Room of the County Court House at 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee.  At that time, Council will consider results of an RFP for the Modernization of Development Processes in Lennox and Addington County.  The meeting is open to the public.

March Break 2020

February 25, 2020
Catherine

Looking for some fun things to do with the kids over March Break? The Lennox & Addington County Libraries are offering a variety of family-friendly events and activities during the school break. See below for more details:

 

Reclaimed Creations

Monday, March 16th

Amherstview Branch, 2:00 pm 

Use your creativity and ingenuity to turn an array of recyclables into a masterpiece.

 

Hockey Hullabaloo

Tuesday, March 17th

Tamworth Branch, 1:00 pm 

Staff Pick: The Whisper Man

February 24, 2020
Catherine

Shelby, a student Page at the library's Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed The Whisper Man by Alex North, a spine-tingling thriller that is getting a ton of buzz. Here is her review:

Meet Jennifer!

February 11, 2020
Catherine

If you are a patron of the library's Amherstview Branch, you are probably well acquainted with Jennifer. Here's a bit more about her and her work at the library. 

What’s your favourite thing about working at the library?

GAME ON!  - A Sport Exhibit Crosses The Finish Line

February 11, 2020
Joanne Himmelman

Over the last few weeks I have been changing out the exhibits and confirming exhibit plans for the next 3 years. I like to plan ahead so that my cycle changes out with reduced hiccups. I also collaborate with several people to come up with a plan that entices several demographics- this is not an easy task but I think we have hit the mark the last few years. 

Experiential Tourism Development Seminar

February 10, 2020
Rob Plumley

Tourism-related businesses are invited to attend an exciting seminar about Experiential Tourism Development – Taking your Business to a Higher Level. The event takes place on Monday, March 2nd at 6:30pm at the L&A County Museum & Archives in Napanee.

Register for this Free Event

Staff Picks: The Rumour

February 10, 2020
Catherine

Marg reviews The Rumour by Lesley Kara, which she describes as an "intense, fast paced psychological thriller sure to keep you on the edge of your seat."

February at the Archives

February 7, 2020
Lisa Lawlis

Inspired by Time Travel with Elgin County Archives, I used our green screen to have some fun at the Archives! For more information about the program, please see the article in MAIGazine. 

Staff Picks: Monkey & Cake series

February 3, 2020
Catherine

Chantell McMahon recently enjoyed a new juvenile easy reader series, Monkey & Cake, which is written by Drew Daywalt, the best selling author of The Day the Crayons Quit. This series is based on the friendship between Monkey and Cake and their silly, laugh out loud adventures depicted in the following three books. Click any of the titles below to place a hold in our online catalogue.