Jennifer Robinson from the Amhestview Branch recently enjoyed Haben, a compelling new memoir from a deafblind woman who navigated, and ultimately triumphed over, Harvard Law. The following is her review:
Julie recently enjoyed A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong, which she descibes as the perfect novel for young (and old) adventure seekers. Here is her review:
A community consultation session was held on September 12, 2019 at Napanee Town Hall (124 John St., Napanee) in regards to Schedule B Class Environmental Assessment (EA), County Road 1 (Bridge Street) and County Road 2 (Dundas Street) Intersection Redesign.
The material from the public consultation can be found here: Dundas and Bridge PIC Boards.pdf
“What’s the oldest thing in your collection?” asks a student during every high school research trip to the archives. It’s the question that weighs on a lot of historically minded people when they step into our space. The answer may be different today than it will be tomorrow. Don’t be mad that if you ask this question, my answer will always ride along with the caveat, TODAY, we believe the oldest item to be…
Two of our museum staff recently had an article they co-authored featured in MAIGazine - the Newsletter of the AAO's Municipal Archives Interest Group. Amber Meyer Dunn and Lisa Lawlis - developed The History We Wrote program for students to link their own past to what they were learning in school.
You can find the article on page 14 here:
When the calendar turns to September, prime cycling season arrives here in South Eastern Ontario. The days are usually a bit cooler and there is less humidity than earlier in the summer, making conditions just right to hop on your bike and enjoy a ride.
Lennox & Addington offers some of the best road cycling routes in the province. Our County roads are in terrific shape, and many are equipped with extended paved shoulders that provide added safety to riders.
Kristin Maloney recently enjoyed The Book of Dreams, the new novel by Nina George, the bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop and The Little French Bistro. This is "a fascinating new novel that explores the thresholds between life and death." Here is Kristin's review:
Pedestrian Crossover Installed at County Road 8 at James Street in Napanee
The County of Lennox & Addington in conjunction with the Limestone District School Board has installed a Pedestrian Crossover to improve safety for pedestrians crossing County Road 8 in the Town of Greater Napanee.
This upcoming P.A. Day, Friday, September 27th, we'll have a ton of fun activities happening across our branches. Please note that Bath, Tamworth and Yarker Branches are closed on Fridays as usual, but we'll have stuff going on into Saturday.
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BRICKTASTIC BUILD OFF
As the doors close on another summer, I look back and am grateful for another successful season at the Allan Macpherson House. August flew by, highlighted by Driftwood Theatre, Paper Making and an end of summer Ice Cream Social. Thank you to all of the guests, new faces and regulars, who made a trip to the Macpherson House a part of your summer story. Although afternoons at our beautiful historical home are over for the year, the new season of programming at the Museum is just about to kick off!