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Staff Picks: Missing

July 12, 2017
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed a new book by Kelley Armstrong. This mystery/thriller was written with a young adult YA audience in mind, but can be enjoyed by adult readers too.

Here is Andree's review:

Introducing Libby by OverDrive

July 12, 2017
Catherine

Library patrons can use the Libby app to download eBooks and eAudiobooks for free from the library. It offers the same collection as OverDrive but with an alternative look. Click here to learn more about Libby. When searching for your library, type in "Ontario Library Consortium". 

Staff Picks: Option B

July 7, 2017
Catherine

Erin Markuschewsky from the Napanee Branch of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries recently enjoyed the latest memoir/self-help book from Sheryl Sandberg.

Option B is a thought provoking and interesting read about a woman who has lost her husband and must learn how to live again,” explains Erin. “Readers of Sheryl’s first book Lean In will see a new side of the Facebook COO.”

New 'Art in the Library' Exhibit

June 30, 2017
Catherine

The County of Lennox and Addington Public Libraries are proud to support the community’s culture and talent. It is for this reason that we have started the “Art in the Library” program in partnership with the Greater Napanee Area Arts Association (GNAAA). A prominent feature wall was created at the Napanee Branch specifically for this program where artists can display their work.

The latest exhibit, starring Lois Sexsmith and Margaret Ray will run June 30th through August 31st. 

Staff Picks: The Impossible Fortress

June 28, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn from the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak, an acclaimed new novel that will inspire 1980s nostalgia. 

Staff Picks: The Last Neanderthal

June 23, 2017
Catherine

Laura from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed The Last Neanderthal, a new book by Claire Cameron, the Canadian author of the popular novel The Bear

Canada 150 Reading Challenge

June 19, 2017
Catherine

Happy 150th, Canada!  Join us in celebrating Canada's 150th Birthday by participating in our Canada 150 Reading Challenge and reading tons of CanLit this summer. 

Here's a tip: Access a wide variety of Canadian titles online instantaneously using your library card at Hoopla Digital here

Here are the challenges...

Staff Picks: Just Listen

June 15, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn from the Napanee Branch reviews Just Listen by Sarah Dessen, 2006 YA novel that has it all: a relatable protagonist, a swoon-worthy love interest, and some serious soul-searching.

Staff Picks: Secrets in Summer

June 13, 2017
Catherine

Patricia, Programming & Outreach Coordinator for the County Libraries, recently enjoyed the latest novel by Nancy Thayer, the Queen of the beach read. 

Staff Picks: One Brother Shy

June 1, 2017
Catherine

Terry Fallis, two time winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, is back this week with the release of his sixth novel.