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New Accessible Pedestrian Signals - Downtown Napanee

October 18, 2017
Lindsey

As part of the Dundas Street and Bridge Street re-construction projects in Napanee two Downtown intersections are now equipped with Accessible Pedestrian Signals.

Accessible Pedestrian Signals, abbreviated as APS, provide visual, audible and vibro-tactile WALK indications to advise pedestrians when they have the right-of-way to cross the street in a particular crossing direction.

 

It's Ontario Public Library Week!

October 13, 2017
Catherine

October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians' lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 15 to 21, 2017. 

As a thank you to our wonderful library patrons, we will be expanding the number of Hoopla items you can borrow from 5 to 20 items from now until the end of the month. 

Start a Business in L&A County to Enjoy a Rural Lifestyle

October 13, 2017
Lindsey

A Breath of Fresh Air

Imagine a place, right outside your office door, that is not only beautiful to look at, but provides a playground of opportunities to have fun, test your endurance, and live an active, rural lifestyle.  

Epic Adventures Await You

The place is real and you have access to all this and more in Lennox & Addington County, just next door to Kingston, Ontario. Here are the top 5 reasons you’ll love living and working near nature in L&A County – the perfect location for your new or expanded business.

The 2017 Evergreen Award goes to...

October 12, 2017
Catherine

After months of reading the best in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults, readers from over 100 Ontario libraries have chosen Katherena Vermette’s The Break as the 2017 Evergreen Award winner. It was also the local winner here in Lennox & Addington. 

A powerful intergenerational family saga, The Break showcases Katherena Vermette’s abundant writing talent and positions her as an exciting new voice in Canadian literature.

Staff Picks: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy

October 12, 2017
Catherine

Kristin reviews Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, a new short story collection that will appeal to fans of other books by Cassandra Clare. 

Kristin says, "The New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling collection of short stories revealing the adventures of Simon Lewis as he trains to become a Shadowhunter is now available in a beautiful hardcover edition at your library! I was very excited when this book was added to our collection and for long time fans of Cassandra Clare and her intoxicating fantasy world it is sure to be an instant hit!"

If Buildings Could Talk” the topic for the next edition of “Archives Learning Labs”

October 10, 2017
Rob

The next edition of "Archives Learning Labs" takes place at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives in Napanee on Saturday, October 28th from 10am - noon.

Exhibit opening for "Reflect: 40 Years of Art Making in L&A County” by Tim Nimigan is on October 26th

October 10, 2017
Rob

On Thursday, October 26th at 7pm, visitors are invited to a new exhibit opening and talk at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives in Napanee. Those in attendance will hear from long-time L&A County artist Tim Nimigan, as he unveils his exhibit entitled "Reflect: 40 Years of Art Making in L&A County".

Hooray for Halloween!

October 10, 2017
Catherine

Looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Look no further! We have plenty of books, movies and activities to help you celebrate the spookiest time of year. 

 

Coming in 2018

October 9, 2017
Catherine

If you are always on the lookout for something fresh and exciting to read, you may want to consider reserving one of the following novels to be released early in the New Year. You can see other books that are scheduled to be released in 2018 by clicking here

New Video Series Showcases Local Craft Brewers

October 6, 2017
Lindsey

The Food and Beverage (FAB) Region partners are pleased to announce a new video series showcasing several craft brewers in the region, including The Napanee Beer Company from Lennox & Addington County. Other highlighed brewers include 555 Brewing Co., Bancroft Brewing Co., and Wolfe Island Sprin