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Meet Jennifer!

February 11, 2020
Catherine

If you are a patron of the library's Amherstview Branch, you are probably well acquainted with Jennifer. Here's a bit more about her and her work at the library. 

What’s your favourite thing about working at the library?

Staff Picks: The Rumour

February 10, 2020
Catherine

Marg reviews The Rumour by Lesley Kara, which she describes as an "intense, fast paced psychological thriller sure to keep you on the edge of your seat."

Staff Picks: Monkey & Cake series

February 3, 2020
Catherine

Chantell McMahon recently enjoyed a new juvenile easy reader series, Monkey & Cake, which is written by Drew Daywalt, the best selling author of The Day the Crayons Quit. This series is based on the friendship between Monkey and Cake and their silly, laugh out loud adventures depicted in the following three books. Click any of the titles below to place a hold in our online catalogue. 

Musical Instrument Lending Library Opens in Bath

January 21, 2020
Catherine

As of this month, patrons of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries can borrow musical instruments with their library card. The Bath Branch of the library is now home to a variety of guitars, drums, electric and acoustic instruments, wind instruments, and more. We expect that this collection will grow and evolve over time.

Staff Picks: Honey and Leonard

January 21, 2020
Catherine

Patricia recently read and enjoyed Honey and Leonard by Marc Paul Smith, a charming novel about a senior couple whose love conquers all. Here is her review:

Maker Club is now S.T.E.A.M Quest!

January 20, 2020
Catherine

Formerly known as Maker Club, S.T.E.A.M Quest is a fun and interactive weekly program for kids and families. Kids will explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math concepts through a variety of challenges and activies designed to turn kids from consumers to creators.

Some recent examples of activities:

Topical non-fiction for issue-oriented readers

January 17, 2020
Catherine

If you are a reader caught up in all of the hot topics and big social issues of the day, why not delve a little bit deeper than a news article? There are so many timely non-fiction titles available for you to dig into in order to gain a better grasp of a particular subject or perspective. The following are a few examples of non-fic books that I recently read and you may find interesting too. 

2019 Award Winner Roundup

January 2, 2020
Catherine

Looking for a great read to start off 2020? Try an award winner from last year! There are endless awards (and award winners) to choose from so I’ve rounded up some of the most talked-about prizes for you to consider for your next great read.

Staff Picks: The Deal of a Lifetime and Other Stories

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed The Deal of a Lifetime and Other Stories by Fredrik Backman, a collection of three meaningful stories about facing life’s greatest struggles and discovering what is truly important in life. Here is her review:

Staff Picks: Let it Snow

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Chantell McMahon recently enjoyed Let It Snow by Nancy Thayer, a heartwarming Christmas story that’s full of drama and holiday cheer.  Here is her review: