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Eastern Ontario Development Program Funding Now Available

December 3, 2019
Rob Plumley

The Province of Ontario recently introduced the Regional Development Program, which will invest more than $100 million over four years to support business growth in eastern and southwestern Ontario communities.

The Program supports eligible small- and medium-sized businesses investing in new equipment and training to expand operations in these regions, and also provides support to municipalities and not-for-profit organizations investing in economic development projects.

Find Naturally L&A on Instagram

December 1, 2019
Rob Plumley

Lennox & Addington County really is a beautiful place, as evidenced by the number of amazing photos floating around on social media.

We invite you to explore hidden gems and unspoiled moments amid the beauty of L&A. Take plenty of photos and be sure to tag us on your Instagram page with #UnspoiledLA to share your moments with us!

Museum Unplugged

November 27, 2019
Amber Meyer

Experiencing something first hand has the greatest influence on each one of us. It can be something as simple as taking a moment and admiring a tree, wondering how many children have climbed it, how many families have had picnics under it, how long it has been there providing shelter and protection for our wildlife, or whether this tree is part of someone’s story. 

Books into Movies 2020

November 26, 2019
Catherine

Like every year, 2019 has been chock full of movie adaptations of well-loved books. Some of them have tanked (ahem The Goldfinch), while others look extremely promising (Little Women) or possibly worth a watch (Where Did You Go Bernadette). If you love movies as much as you love books, you’ll want to prepare for the following big 2020 releases.

PA Day @ The Library

November 26, 2019
Catherine

This upcoming P.A. Day, Friday, November 29th, 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

Delicious Dining Destinations in Lennox & Addington

November 25, 2019
Mike Hector

Quite possibly the best part of the holiday season is the delicious food offerings at seemingly every turn. Whether you're visiting with friends & family, out and about shopping for gifts, or just don't feel like cooking, there are many great dining establishments to satisfy your palate here in Lennox & Addington County.

[View a full list of dining options here in L&A]

 

The Jiffy Grill

146 Main Street, Odessa

On the Lookout for Nutcrackers

November 21, 2019
Rob Plumley

Do you have a Nutcracker or two that the Museum could borrow for our holiday display? Help us fill the foyer for our "Crazy for Crackers" exhibit this December. Drop by the museum before December 1st and we'll add it to the collection. For more information contact Joanne at 613-354-3027.

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5 Books for Gladwell Fans

November 19, 2019
Catherine

Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know was just released last month, and it is already incredibly popular at the library. Talking to Strangers is best described as “a classically Gladwellian intellectual adventure.” Gladwell argues that something is wrong with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know.

Staff Picks: Pumpkinheads

November 19, 2019
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed Pumpkinheads, a brand new graphic novel by bestselling author Rainbow Rowell and Eisner Award-winning Vancouver-based artist Faith Erin Hicks. Here is her review: 

The DNA-Genealogy Connection

November 19, 2019
Catherine

One of the most rapidly advancing areas of genealogy and family history research is genetic genealogy.