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Lennox & Addington County Business Support

March 23, 2020
Rob Plumley

The Lennox & Addington Economic Development Team is available to provide support to local businesses during this very challenging time. Business Coaches are here to help through phone, email, and video conferencing on any questions you may have with regards to financial support, staffing or diversifying.

Staff Picks: Recipe for a Perfect Wife

March 23, 2020
Catherine

Patricia from the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed Recipe for a Perfect Wife, the latest book by one of her favourite authors Karma Brown. Here is her review:

Full disclosure – I am a Karma Brown fan. Every year I look forward to her upcoming book and devour it as soon as it arrives. Brown’s latest book Recipe for a Perfect Wife did not disappoint. In this dual narrative, the reader gets to know Alice and Nellie through an old house, an old cookbook, and letters.

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. 

Business Webinar

March 21, 2020
Stephen

On Friday, March 20th the Economic Development Office hosted a webinar to provide more information to local businesses regarding the current significant challenges. For those of you who were not able to participate you are able to now view the webinar. We are hoping to have additional webinars next week, please stay tuned. If you are needing help with your business please get in touch with the Economic Development Office, we are here to help.

Update: Lennox and Addington County Council Special Meeting

March 20, 2020
Lindsey

UPDATE: March 20, 2020

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. 

L&A Beverage Businesses Showcased at the Restaurant Canada Show

March 11, 2020
Tracey Snow

Earlier this month Lennox & Addington County was fortunate to once again take part in the Restaurant Canada Show in Toronto.

Waterside Summer Series returns to Amherst Island

March 10, 2020
Rob Plumley

The Waterside Summer Series returns to Amherst Island for its exciting 27th concert season! Five concerts are scheduled to take place at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, located at 1955 Stella 40 Foot Road, just south of the ferry terminal.

Many renowned musicians are scheduled to perform this summer, including: 

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.