News

The 2017 MEGA Geocaching event will be here soon!

July 17, 2017
Rob Plumley

The countdown is on for the 2017 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event, happening on Saturday, August 19th at Southview Public School in Napanee! We have a great day of geocaching in store for you, and some amazing pre- and post-event activities are happening as well!!!

Celebrate Canada’s 150th at the Lennox and Addington County Museum

July 17, 2017
Rob Plumley

Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with just a loonie admission to the Lennox and Addington County Museum, Napanee.  During July and August, the County Museum is host to “In the Money”, a travelling exhibit from the Bank of Canada.  This fun and engaging exhibit explores how paper is made, compares security and printing features and provides insight into ancient coins and notes.  Through interactive stations and displays, visitors will explore a behind-the-scenes glimpse of modern methods for developing, testing and producing secure innovative bank notes.

"Science and discovery" destinations in L&A County

July 14, 2017
Rob Plumley

Two popular Lennox & Addington County tourist destinations were featured in The Great Waterway's list of great places to "Experience Science and Discovery in South Eastern Ontario"

There are many great scientific and educational attractions in the region - from nature reserves, to museums, parks, caves, mines and dark sky viewing areas. Read a bit about L&A's stops on your tour of science and discovery below. Written by Mike Hector.

 

Staff Picks: Missing

July 12, 2017
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed a new book by Kelley Armstrong. This mystery/thriller was written with a young adult YA audience in mind, but can be enjoyed by adult readers too.

Here is Andree's review:

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.