News

Introducing Libby by OverDrive

July 12, 2017
Catherine

Library patrons can use the Libby app to download eBooks and eAudiobooks for free from the library. It offers the same collection as OverDrive but with an alternative look. Click here to learn more about Libby. When searching for your library, type in "Ontario Library Consortium". 

See ‘The Milky Way’ and other celestial objects at the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area

July 11, 2017
Rob Plumley

Stargazing evenings return to the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area! Witness the ‘The Milky Way’ and a variety of celestial objects on July 21st & 22nd beginning at 9:30pm (weather permitting).

Staff Picks: Option B

July 7, 2017
Catherine

Erin Markuschewsky from the Napanee Branch of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries recently enjoyed the latest memoir/self-help book from Sheryl Sandberg.

Option B is a thought provoking and interesting read about a woman who has lost her husband and must learn how to live again,” explains Erin. “Readers of Sheryl’s first book Lean In will see a new side of the Facebook COO.”

New 'Art in the Library' Exhibit

June 30, 2017
Catherine

The County of Lennox and Addington Public Libraries are proud to support the community’s culture and talent. It is for this reason that we have started the “Art in the Library” program in partnership with the Greater Napanee Area Arts Association (GNAAA). A prominent feature wall was created at the Napanee Branch specifically for this program where artists can display their work.

The latest exhibit, starring Lois Sexsmith and Margaret Ray will run June 30th through August 31st. 

Staff Picks: The Impossible Fortress

June 28, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn from the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak, an acclaimed new novel that will inspire 1980s nostalgia. 

Summer Kitchen Party and Dufflebag Theatre events coming soon to the Macpherson House

June 28, 2017
Rob Plumley

The Macpherson House in Napanee is now open and a full slate of programming will soon be underway. Two fun-filled events will be taking place in mid-July that are aimed at music lovers and children of all ages.

Staff Picks: The Last Neanderthal

June 23, 2017
Catherine

Laura from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed The Last Neanderthal, a new book by Claire Cameron, the Canadian author of the popular novel The Bear

Bon Echo one of Ontario's Top 10-rated provincial parks

June 23, 2017
Rob Plumley

Looking for one of the top-rated provincial parks in Ontario? Lennox & Addington County's Bon Echo Provincial Park comes in at No. 4!

Check out this great review of Bon Echo found on Planet Ware's website, written by Lana Law:

County Appoints New Chief Administrative Officer

June 21, 2017
Rob Plumley

(June 21, 2017) Lennox and Addington County Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda Orchard as the County’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

Ms. Orchard has almost 20 years of senior municipal leadership experience in three provinces including both urban and rural communities. She is currently serving as the CAO for Huron County, a position she has held since 2013. Prior to joining Huron County, she was the CAO for Annapolis County in Nova Scotia.

Be “In the Money” at the Museum & Archives in Napanee

June 20, 2017
Rob Plumley

This summer, the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives in Napanee is pleased to be the home of an exciting travelling exhibition, the contents of which are of keen interest to almost a global audience: money.