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What's your pace?

January 26, 2018
Catherine

Pace is the rate at which a story unfolds for the reader. For some readers, it is the most important aspect of a book’s appeal. Usually, plot-driven readers will have a preference for one end of the pacing spectrum over the other, but there are also those who prefer a slow start that accelerates as the story progresses. No matter your preferred pace, there are plenty of great reads for you to choose from.

Staff Picks: 36 Questions that Changed My Mind about You

January 25, 2018
Catherine

If you are in the market for a romantic YA novel, then read ahead for Caitlyn's review of 36 Questions that Changed My Mind about You by Vicki Grant.

Service Spotlight: Books by Mail

January 24, 2018
Catherine

If you can’t come to the library, many library systems (including the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries) can come to you!

“Read Harder” Challenge 2018

January 19, 2018
Catherine

A few years ago, Book Riot, one of the most popular websites for book lovers, came up with the idea of encouraging its followers to supplement their upcoming year of reading with a challenge that would get them to “read harder.” Thus began the annual Book Riot Read Harder Challenge.

Staff Picks: Heart of the City

January 18, 2018
Catherine

Andrée Duval, Relief Librarian for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently reviewed Heart of the City by Robert Rotenberg, the fifth outing for Detective Ari Greene.

Let it Flow Exhibit

January 15, 2018
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 Michelle Hutchinson and Gary Barnett, will run January 4th through the end of February

Staff Picks: Milk Street

January 8, 2018
Catherine

Julie Wendland, Readers’ Services Coordinator for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street: The New Home Cooking, a gorgeous new cookbook worthy of a coffee table.

Family Literacy Day 2018

January 5, 2018
Catherine

To celebrate Family Literacy Day, please join us for a fun and interactive weekend storytime at 10:30am in our Amherstview, Napanee or Yarker Branches. 

Every year on January 27, ABC Life Literacy Canada hosts Family Literacy Day, the largest national family literacy event in Canada. Literacy organizations, schools, libraries and media groups will coordinate numerous literacy-themed events and activities across the country in honour of this special initiative.

Renovations at Tamworth Branch

January 5, 2018
Catherine

The Township of Stone Mills arranged to have new flooring installed in the Community Hall portion of the Library.

Both sides of the library have now reopened with regular hours.

Thank you for your patience.

 

Food4Fines is back!

November 29, 2017
Catherine

FOOD4FINES is back for the entire month of December. During this period all branch locations will accept non-perishable, unexpired food items in place of cash for overdue library fines.