News

2017 MEGA Geocaching Event is only 101 days away!

May 9, 2017
Rob Plumley

It's hard to believe, but we're only 101 days away from the 2017 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event! There's lots of great stuff going on in Lennox & Addington for geocachers. See below for details:

Staff Picks: The Lost City of the Monkey God

May 9, 2017
Catherine

Jennifer Robinson from the Amherstview Branch reviews Douglas Preston's all-true travelogue in which tells of exploring a legendary lost city in the Honduran rain forest. 

My Digital Library

May 8, 2017
Catherine

Learn to master various aspects of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries' virtual services and collections. Topics will include navigating the public access catalogue, managing your library account, accessing research databases and borrowing digital materials through Overdrive and (NEW) Hoopla Digital.

Registration is not required but please bring your own electronic devices if you have them!

Joe Gilker to lead 2017 DSVA stargazing sessions

May 3, 2017
Rob Plumley

If you attended an event at the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area in 2016, you've met Joe Gilker.

You many not have been able to actually see him (after all, it IS dark), but he was the one with the laser pointer familiarizing you with the night sky and who let you peek through his telescope at some celestial wonders above.

Get to know Joe a little better by reading his bio below...

Medicinal marijuana company goes public

May 3, 2017
Rob Plumley

Ken Clement of ABcann Medicinals Inc. is to celebrate his birthday in a big way Thursday as the company he founded goes public.

Shares of ABcann Medicinals Inc., which opened in 2014 and began selling cannabis to customers across Canada last year, are to be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture Exchange as ABcann Global (TSXV: ABCN).

Museum cooking up a tasty edition of ‘Tuesday Night’ on May 16th

May 2, 2017
Rob Plumley

It's sure to be a mouth-watering edition of ‘Tuesday Night at the Museum’ at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives in Napanee on May 16th at 7pm. Those in attendance will learn about a number of popular Ontario cookbooks and taste the wares from some well-known 'cooks' from Lennox & Addington County.

Collections Survey

May 1, 2017
Catherine

From May 1st to August 31st the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries will be running a Collections Survey in order to gauge patron satisfaction with library collections.

Library users are encouraged to complete the survey online (click here) or by visiting a local library branch to fill out a paper copy. After the end of the survey period, we will be holding a draw for a Kobo. Have your say for you chance to win!

L&A County breweries win at Ontario Brewing Awards

April 28, 2017
Rob Plumley

Lennox & Addington County microbreweries took home some serious hardware at the 14th annual Ontario Brewing Awards. Winners were announced on April 27th at a gala held at The Great Hall in Toronto.

Both of L&A County’s breweries received recognition. The Napanee Beer Company won two golds and a bronze & MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company also won a bronze. The Napanee Beer Company also took home the ‘Newcomer of the Year’ award. Here is a list of their successful brews…

Topsy Farms receives "Gold Certification"

April 28, 2017
Rob Plumley

On Earth Day, Amherst Island’s Topsy Farms was awarded "Gold Classification" by Green Tourism Canada. It is the highest possible standard that a tourism business can receive in terms of ecological sustainability.

Startup Pitch Night coming to Lennox & Addington County

April 27, 2017
Rob Plumley

Join us in Lennox & Addington County on May 3rd for Startup Pitch Night - Bay of Quinte. This is an interactive and fun pitch event where six entrepreneurs showcase their companies to judges, potential customers and investors for a chance to win the $1,000 grand prize!

 

Come Out & Watch the Pitches!

Come watch pitches from up-and-coming companies and mingle with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors from the community. Meet the founders and see their products up and close.