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Educational Resources for Older Kids

March 22, 2020
Catherine

Kate, our Programming & Outreach Coordinator, has put together a list of her favourite educational resources for older kids (grades 7-12).

Click here to access the resource with links. 

Introducing TumbleBooks

March 20, 2020
Catherine

In light of recent world events, TumbleBooks is opening up their databases to all library users until August 31st. Take advantage of this trial to enjoy free ebooks and audiobooks for all ages, as well as educational tools for keeping kids on track while home from school. 

TumbleBooks’ databases feature unlimited remote access. Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or downloads.

Great online storytime options!

March 19, 2020
Catherine

As we all enter into the unknown territory of school closures, telework and remote learning, kid lit authors and illustrators have been stepping up to help. In order to support schools and public libraries forced to close due to the escalating COVID-19 outbreak, some of your favourite authors have been sharing storytime and read-aloud videos and live events. 

Staff Picks: The Empty Bed

March 10, 2020
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian, recently enjoyed The Empty Bed by Nina Sadowksy, an exciting internationally-set mystery. 

The Empty Bed is Nina Sadowsky’s second thriller about The Burial Society, a private organization that helps people in danger. The story unfolds in alternating chapters voiced by several characters providing multiple perspectives on the main story and subplots. The intense pace of the novel delivers a cinematic feel.

March Break 2020 -- CANCELLED

March 9, 2020
Catherine

Looking for some fun things to do with the kids over March Break? The County of Lennox & Addington Libraries are offering a variety of family-friendly events and activities during the school break. Click on any program title 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.

Some Exciting Updates!

March 4, 2020
Catherine

Please be aware of some exciting changes that will be taking place at our libraries effective April 1st, 2020.
 

We're reinstating Interlibrary Loan Services!

Staff Picks: In the Hall with the Knife

February 26, 2020
Catherine

Kristin Maloney reviews In the Hall with the Knife by Diana Peterfreund, a YA mystery novel that draws inspiration from the board game Clue. Here is her review:

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?

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."