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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?

GAME ON!  - A Sport Exhibit Crosses The Finish Line

February 11, 2020
Joanne Himmelman

Over the last few weeks I have been changing out the exhibits and confirming exhibit plans for the next 3 years. I like to plan ahead so that my cycle changes out with reduced hiccups. I also collaborate with several people to come up with a plan that entices several demographics- this is not an easy task but I think we have hit the mark the last few years. 

Experiential Tourism Development Seminar

February 10, 2020
Rob Plumley

Tourism-related businesses are invited to attend an exciting seminar about Experiential Tourism Development – Taking your Business to a Higher Level. The event takes place on Monday, March 2nd at 6:30pm at the L&A County Museum & Archives in Napanee.

Register for this Free Event

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."

February at the Archives

February 7, 2020
Lisa Lawlis

Inspired by Time Travel with Elgin County Archives, I used our green screen to have some fun at the Archives! For more information about the program, please see the article in MAIGazine. 

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. 

Canada Summer Jobs 2020

January 31, 2020
Rob Plumley

Applications for Canada Summer Jobs are now being accepted. This funding opportunity is available until February 24, 2020. 

Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition in the labour market.

The Canada Summer Jobs program objectives align with the redesigned Youth Employment and Skills Strategy and are as follows:

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:

Rural Economic Development (RED) Program Now Accepting Applications

January 21, 2020
Rob Plumley

The Province of Ontario is helping rural communities across the province attract investment, create jobs and boost economic development through the Rural Economic Development (RED) Program. The Program provides cost-share funding to support activities that create strong rural communities in Ontario, and opens doors to rural economic development through: