5 Books for Gladwell Fans

November 19, 2019

Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know was just released last month, and it is already incredibly popular at the library. Talking to Strangers is best described as “a classically Gladwellian intellectual adventure.” Gladwell argues that something is wrong with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know.

Staff Picks: Pumpkinheads

November 19, 2019

Kristin recently enjoyed Pumpkinheads, a brand new graphic novel by bestselling author Rainbow Rowell and Eisner Award-winning Vancouver-based artist Faith Erin Hicks. Here is her review: 

The DNA-Genealogy Connection

November 19, 2019

One of the most rapidly advancing areas of genealogy and family history research is genetic genealogy.

Stone Mills Ambulance Base Officially Opens

November 14, 2019
Rob Plumley

The County of Lennox & Addington officially opened their new Stone Mills Ambulance Base located at 4261 County Road 4, Centreville on Wednesday, November 13th. The event included an official ribbon cutting and tours of the facility, which began operating on June 19, 2019.

Sip and Sample Local Craft Beverages in L&A County

November 13, 2019
Mike Hector

Lennox & Addington County is a rapidly emerging destination for lovers of locally produced beer, cider, wine and spirits. The Ontario craft beverage scene is immense, and only getting bigger. Each year, local breweries, wine estates and distilleries attract scores of travellers looking to explore Ontario’s blooming bounty of craft bevies.

Staff Picks: Cilka's Journey

November 7, 2019

Marg Wood from the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed reading Cilka's Journey by Heather Morris, the follow up to her overwhelmingly successful novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Here is her review:

Lest we forget: Stories from World War Two Archival Records

November 7, 2019
Kim Kerr

There’s been a lot of information from us at the Museum and Archives lately about Anne Frank and the travelling exhibit from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. I say this not as promotion, rather to provide context for this blog because without that exhibit, it’s hard to say whether Donald Reid, Luva Perry, Harold Rogers or Erich Possin would be at the forefront of my work lately. 

Economic Development Coalition: Now Accepting Applications

November 7, 2019

Lennox and Addington County is accepting applications from residents that are interested in being considered for appointment to the Economic Development Coalition. The Coalition provides advice for business promotion and matters related to economic development.

Notice of Construction - 73 Kildare Avenue Amherstview

November 4, 2019

Dear Resident/Property owner,

Bourgon Construction Ltd has been contracted by the County of Lennox & Addington and Prince Edward-Lennox and Addington Social Services to construct a new day care centre at 73 Kildare Avenue.

L&A's IT Services Department receives recognition for innovative GIS program

November 1, 2019
Rob Plumley

The County’s Information Technology Services Department recently received an honourary award for an innovative new program created by GIS staff.

On October 16th, department staff were presented the Esri award for 'Excellence in GIS' by Esri Canada for their WORKS (Work Order Record Keeping System) solution.