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Take a Fall Colour Driving Tour in Lennox & Addington

September 16, 2019
Rob Plumley

The autumn leaves are really starting to pop right now in Lennox & Addington so now is the perfect time to plan a tour of our roads. Last fall we went for a scenic drive along some of the quiet country roads in the Township of Stone Mills. As you'll see below, the views were spectacular!

We're not quite at this level of colour just yet, but in the next few weeks you can expect a view as amazing as this!

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Staff Picks: Haben

September 16, 2019
Catherine

Jennifer Robinson from the Amhestview Branch recently enjoyed Haben, a compelling new memoir from a deafblind woman who navigated, and ultimately triumphed over, Harvard Law. The following is her review: 

Staff Picks: The Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong

September 13, 2019
Catherine

Julie recently enjoyed A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong, which she descibes as the perfect novel for young (and old) adventure seekers. Here is her review:

County Road 1 (Bridge Street) and County Road 2 (Dundas Street) Intersection Redesign

September 13, 2019
Lindsey

A community consultation session was held on September 12, 2019 at Napanee Town Hall (124 John St., Napanee) in regards to Schedule B Class Environmental Assessment (EA), County Road 1 (Bridge Street) and County Road 2 (Dundas Street) Intersection Redesign.

The material from the public consultation can be found here: Dundas and Bridge PIC Boards.pdf

Rabbit Holes and Gold Mines

September 12, 2019
Kim Kerr

“What’s the oldest thing in your collection?” asks a student during every high school research trip to the archives. It’s the question that weighs on a lot of historically minded people when they step into our space. The answer may be different today than it will be tomorrow. Don’t be mad that if you ask this question, my answer will always ride along with the caveat, TODAY, we believe the oldest item to be…

The History We Wrote

September 12, 2019
Colleen York

Two of our museum staff recently had an article they co-authored featured in MAIGazine - the Newsletter of the AAO's Municipal Archives Interest Group. Amber Meyer Dunn and Lisa Lawlis - developed The History We Wrote program for students to link their own past to what they were learning in school.

You can find the article on page 14 here: 

MAIGazine: Issue 15 – August 2019

September is Prime Cycling Season

September 4, 2019
Rob Plumley

When the calendar turns to September, prime cycling season arrives here in South Eastern Ontario. The days are usually a bit cooler and there is less humidity than earlier in the summer, making conditions just right to hop on your bike and enjoy a ride.

Lennox & Addington offers some of the best road cycling routes in the province. Our County roads are in terrific shape, and many are equipped with extended paved shoulders that provide added safety to riders.

Staff Picks: The Book of Dreams

September 3, 2019
Catherine

Kristin Maloney recently enjoyed The Book of Dreams, the new novel by Nina George, the bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop and The Little French Bistro. This is "a fascinating new novel that explores the thresholds between life and death." Here is Kristin's review: 

Pedestrian Crossovers

September 1, 2019
admin

Pedestrian Crossover Installed at County Road 8 at James Street in Napanee

The County of Lennox & Addington in conjunction with the Limestone District School Board has installed a Pedestrian Crossover to improve safety for pedestrians crossing County Road 8 in the Town of Greater Napanee.

P.A. Day @ The Library

August 30, 2019
Catherine

This upcoming P.A. Day, Friday, September 27th, we'll have a ton of fun activities happening across our branches. Please note that Bath, Tamworth and Yarker Branches are closed on Fridays as usual, but we'll have stuff going on into Saturday.

 

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