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Children's Summer Reading Recs

June 13, 2018
Catherine

It’s that time of year again when the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries launches the always popular TD Summer Reading Club. The purpose of this Canada-wide program is threefold: to encourage early literacy, to stave off “summer learning loss”, and perhaps most importantly, to celebrate the role recreational reading plays in lifelong learning.

Staff Picks: Trouble Never Sleeps

May 30, 2018
Catherine

Caitlyn recently enjoyed Trouble Never Sleeps, Stephanie Tromly’s final installment in the Trouble series for teens. Haven’t read the first two yet?

Staff Picks: Vi

May 25, 2018
Catherine

Andree recently enjoyed Kim Thúy's Vi, which she describes as "a truly magical read." Here is her review:

Check out our Spring/Summer Guide!

May 25, 2018
Catherine

Pick up your copy of our Spring/Summer 2018 program guide today! Highlights include TD Summer Reading Club events, our 4th Annual Local Author Showcase and L&A's Great Big Family Read 2018. 

You can also access the guide online here

Staff Picks: The Memory Shop

May 18, 2018
Catherine

Karen, Coordinator of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries' Bath Branch, recently enjoyed The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Let Me Lie

May 11, 2018
Catherine

Erin Markuschewsky from the Napanee Branch Library recently enjoyed Let Me Lie, the latest psychological mystery by bestselling British author Clare Mackintosh. Here is her review:

New Museum Passes Available!

May 11, 2018
Catherine

We have family passes available to a variety of Museums and other educational attractions located both near and far! Each pass has its own borrowing stipulations. Overdue fees are charged at $1 per day. For a complete list of passes, see our Beyond Books Collection.

Newly added to the collection this year are Ingenium passes and Ottawa Museum Network passes.

Each Ingenium pass allows free entry for families of five or fewer to attend:

Staff Picks: The Alice Network

May 3, 2018
Catherine

Andree, Relief Librarian for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed the historical fiction novel, The Alice Network. Here is her review:

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn is the intriguing story of two resourceful and determined women. Set in 1947, it centers on 22 year old Charlotte and a cantankerous, retired WWI spy named Eve.

Success By 6 Week

May 3, 2018
Catherine

Success By 6 Week (May 7-13, 2018) provides a variety of FREE activities that encourage simple family fun. From movies, swims, celebrity story time to moms & tots yoga and more. Click here for other Success by 6 events happening in KFL&A.

Here's our lineup of Success By 6 Week events. Click the events below for more information. 

Classic memoirs and their contemporary read-alikes

April 30, 2018
Catherine

There are as many life stories as there are people in the world so it’s no wonder that there countless interesting and diverse memoirs out there. However, there are also enough people in the world that life experiences repeat themselves from time to time, although never in exactly the same way. The following are three “classic” memoirs matched up with three brand-new memoirs similar enough to serve as their contemporary counterparts.