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.
Caitlyn recently enjoyed Trouble Never Sleeps, Stephanie Tromly’s final installment in the Trouble series for teens. Haven’t read the first two yet?
Andree recently enjoyed Kim Thúy's Vi, which she describes as "a truly magical read." Here is her review:
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.
Karen, Coordinator of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries' Bath Branch, recently enjoyed The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin. Here is her review:
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:
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:
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 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.
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.