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Enjoying a Fall Hike at Parrott's Bay Conservation Area

October 10, 2018
Rob Plumley

Autumn is my favourite time of year to hike a trail. The air is crisp, the views are spectacular, and if you're lucky you could see an abundance of wildlife along the way.

The Snap Controversy

October 10, 2018
Catherine

This year’s Man Booker Prize longlist included some surprises.

What I've Been Reading

October 8, 2018
Catherine

Like a lot of bookworms I usually have more than one (or two or three…) books on the go at any given time. Usually this means a novel, a non-fiction title, and an audiobook or two. Take a metaphorical peek over my shoulder and read further to learn what books I’m enjoying now.

Staff Picks: Starlight

October 4, 2018
Catherine

Julie Wendland, Readers' Services Coordination, recently enjoyed Starlight, the final novel of the late Canadian novelist Richard Wagamese. Here is her mini review:

Help from non-self help

October 4, 2018
Catherine

I don’t generally read a lot of self-help, but I do read a lot of non-fiction titles that just so happen to have lessons that can be applied to everyday life. The following are some books that are not technically self-help (except for one!) but will be helpful to the reader nonetheless!

Your Naturally L&A Guide to Outdoor Autumn Activities

October 3, 2018
Rob Plumley

If you're like me, autumn is bittersweet. The turning of the leaves signifies the end of a long, hot summer (my favourite time of the year) and the start of the long, cold winter (meh).

L&A County Business Calderwood Automation Services Ltd. named a Critical Power EcoXpert

October 1, 2018
Rob Plumley

Lennox & Addington County business Calderwood Automation Services Ltd. has been named a Critical Power EcoXpert™ partner of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation. Calderwood Automation was trained by Schneider Electric to leverage the latest in IoT-enabled technology to deliver improved power availability, safety and operational efficiency to their customers. 

Be the help kids need. Be a foster parent.

September 28, 2018
Lindsey

Family and Children's Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington is urgently looking for foster homes for teens.

Staff Picks: The Beauty of Darkness

September 26, 2018
Catherine

Kristin loved Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles series -- especially this final book in the series! Here is her review of The Beauty of Darkness:

In The Beauty of Darkness, Mary E. Pearson has given us a thrilling conclusion to her New York Times bestselling Remnant Chronicles! I have been in love with this series and the unforgettable characters found within ever since I read the first book. Now with the first and second installments behind us, the author has given us one final book to wrap up this fantastic trilogy.

Quinte Conservation Declares Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Quinte Conservation Watershed

September 21, 2018
Lindsey

Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows throughout the Quinte Watershed.

Quinte Conservation Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “The long range forecasts do not show much rain and it looks as though the warm and dry conditions will continue into the fall.”