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Marg Isbester elected Lennox and Addington County Warden for 2020

December 12, 2019
Lindsey

December 12, 2019 – Lennox and Addington County Council wishes to announce that Marg Isbester, Mayor of the Town of Greater Napanee, was elected County Warden for the year 2020, at Council’s Inaugural Meeting held on December 11, 2019. This is Marg Isbester’s first time serving as the County Warden.

Warden Isbester began her municipal service as a Councillor in Greater Napanee in 2010.  She was elected Deputy Mayor in 2014 and subsequently elected as Mayor in 2018.

Library Holiday Hours

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Please take note of our library closures over the 2019 holiday season. Regular operating hours apply unless specified below. 

Please also note that we'll be taking a programming break from December 23rd through January 2nd. Programs will return on the 3rd. 

 

Amherstview & Napanee

December 13th, 2019 - Closed for Staff Development Day

December 24th, 2019 - Open only 10am-2pm

December 25th, 2019 - Closed

December 26th, 2019- Closed

December 31st, 2019 - Open only 10am-2pm

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:

Staff Pick: Broken Man on a Halifax Pier

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Julie Wendland, Readers' Services Coordinator of the Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed Broken Man on a Halifax Pier by Lesley Choyce. Here is her review:

Closed for Staff Development

December 11, 2019
Catherine

Please note that all library branches will be closed on Friday, December 13th for a staff development day. We'll be open as usual on Saturday. Thanks for your understanding!

 

New Year, New Record

December 10, 2019
Lisa Lawlis

2019 was an exciting year at the Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives and we celebrated the end of the year by doing an update to the online database!  

The past couple of months have consisted of large amounts of digitization, coding format of records for our online database, learning programming languages like Python, digital preservation planning and providing new ways to access archival records. I currently focus on strategies to increase digital access to the archival collection at the Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives. 

6th Annual "Christmas Tree" Event is Tuesday, December 17th at the Museum

December 10, 2019
Rob Plumley

Experience the spirit of the season at Lennox & Addington County's 6th annual ‘Christmas Tree’ event on Tuesday, December 17th from 6 - 8 pm. This festive event takes place at the L&A County Museum and Archives, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee.

Celebrate Ontario Funding Now Available

December 4, 2019
Rob Plumley

Celebrate Ontario Funding is now available! The program supports festivals and events that offer visitors and residents the best of the world in one province, 365 days of the year.

Celebrate Ontario supports programming improvements at new and existing festivals and events that attract tourists for longer stays, create great experiences for visitors and support communities across Ontario. Festivals and events bring people together, showcase authentic Ontario experiences and support our diverse and thriving communities.

Staff Picks: The Butterfly Girl

December 4, 2019
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian for the Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld, which Margaret Atwood describes as a "heartbreaking, finger-gnawing, and yet ultimately hopeful novel."