Kristin recently enjoyed Dance of Thieves, the first book in a new YA series and a great read for those looking for a fantasy/adventure novel with just the right amount of romance! Here is her review:
Our Minister of Education announced March 31st public schools across Ontario will be out until at least May 4th in an effort to protect our children. Concerned parents are speaking out, worried about the help they need teaching their children from home.
While the sudden disappearance of daycare, school and other daily routines may be destabilizing, families can combat by equipping themselves with a wide variety of educational activities (both online and offline) to effectively pass the time.
Below is a roundup of links that may give you some ideas.
Need a chat with fellow bibliophiles? Did you miss your book club chat this month? Why not join us on our County of L&A Libraries Online Book Club on Goodreads– we have a monthly theme, a discussion board, and please, invite your friends to join.
For April the theme is “Celebrity Memoirs” – and we have a variety of options to choose from on Overdrive and Hoopla.
Mango languages is a language learning app that you have access to with your library membership. For no charge you have access to 70 languages, including ESL. It will teach you conversational language along with grammar explanations and cultural notes.
With a little over seven weeks until the “traditional” May long weekend planting, it is time to think about your garden. Do you have the outline of your garden planned? Have you started your seedlings? Are you deciding between traditional versus vertical gardens? Or are you cleaning out your containers for your patio and need inspiration?
In order to provide relief to libraries and to provide more content to library patrons during this difficult time of sheltering at home, Hoopla Digital recently announced their new hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection with more than 1,000 top titles and hoopla favourites.
What is a public State of Emergency?
A State of Emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions or initiate policies to protect the health and safety of residents.
Is the County of Lennox & Addington in a State of Emergency?
On Thursday, March 26th, 2020 at 1pm, Warden Marg Isbester declared a State of Emergency for the County of Lennox & Addington to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
As you open your door this morning, take a moment to listen to the sounds of bird calls. For me, this is one of the best reminders that Spring is upon us. In the County of Lennox & Addington we have more than 350 species of birds to enjoy! For more info on birding in L&A click here.
Press Release: Lennox and Addington County Declares State of Emergency due to COVID-19 Pandemic
At 1:00 pm on March 26, 2020 Warden Marg Isbester declared a State of Emergency for the County of Lennox and Addington. This declaration implements the emergency plan of the municipality and will help protect the health, safety, well-being and property of residents. This declaration of a State of Emergency is effective immediately and will remain in effect until further notice.