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Off-Road Vehicle Use: Responsible Riding on Crown Lands

October 30, 2017
Lindsey

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is reminding off-road vehicle users to ride responsibility and sustainably on Crown land. The new Fact Sheet includes some guidelines to help preserve the integrity of trails and protect the natural environment.

Hooray for Halloween!

October 29, 2017
Catherine

Looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Look no further! We have plenty of books, movies and activities to help you celebrate the spookiest time of year. 

 

Geocaching International Film Festival screening returns to L&A County Museum

October 24, 2017
Rob Plumley

You're invited to attend a special screening of the 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival finalists at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee.

It's your chance to enjoy the entire reel of 17 finalist films from the 2017 Geocaching International Film Festival. The event is on Saturday, November 4th from 2:00 - 4:30 pm. The video reel is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and showtime will be at 2:30pm. 

Take a spring ride through Lennox & Addington County

October 19, 2017
Rob Plumley

The leaves may not be in full bloom quite yet, but it's still a great time to hop on your motorcycle and tour Lennox & Addington County. 

We have six routes to choose from that highlight our the natural beauty, unique history and rural charm that Lennox & Addington County has to offer.

Check out our website for detailed route itineraries, complete with turn-by-turn directions, GPS uploads and links to restaurants and attractions found along the way.

Apple Adventures in Lennox & Addington County

October 19, 2017
Rob Plumley

If you're looking for a fun, family outing this fall, there are plenty of apple-related adventures you can take in L&A County. 

New Accessible Pedestrian Signals - Downtown Napanee

October 18, 2017
Lindsey

As part of the Dundas Street and Bridge Street re-construction projects in Napanee two Downtown intersections are now equipped with Accessible Pedestrian Signals.

Accessible Pedestrian Signals, abbreviated as APS, provide visual, audible and vibro-tactile WALK indications to advise pedestrians when they have the right-of-way to cross the street in a particular crossing direction.

 

It's Ontario Public Library Week!

October 13, 2017
Catherine

October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians' lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 15 to 21, 2017. 

As a thank you to our wonderful library patrons, we will be expanding the number of Hoopla items you can borrow from 5 to 20 items from now until the end of the month. 

Start a Business in L&A County to Enjoy a Rural Lifestyle

October 13, 2017
Lindsey

A Breath of Fresh Air

Imagine a place, right outside your office door, that is not only beautiful to look at, but provides a playground of opportunities to have fun, test your endurance, and live an active, rural lifestyle.  

Epic Adventures Await You

The place is real and you have access to all this and more in Lennox & Addington County, just next door to Kingston, Ontario. Here are the top 5 reasons you’ll love living and working near nature in L&A County – the perfect location for your new or expanded business.

The 2017 Evergreen Award goes to...

October 12, 2017
Catherine

After months of reading the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults, readers from over 100 Ontario libraries have chosen Katherena Vermette’s The Break as the 2017 Evergreen Award winner. It was also the local winner here in Lennox & Addington. 

A powerful intergenerational family saga, The Break showcases Katherena Vermette’s abundant writing talent and positions her as an exciting new voice in Canadian literature.

Staff Picks: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy

October 12, 2017
Catherine

Kristin reviews Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, a new short story collection that will appeal to fans of other books by Cassandra Clare. 

Kristin says, "The New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling collection of short stories revealing the adventures of Simon Lewis as he trains to become a Shadowhunter is now available in a beautiful hardcover edition at your library! I was very excited when this book was added to our collection and for long time fans of Cassandra Clare and her intoxicating fantasy world it is sure to be an instant hit!"