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Seventh Town to play Music in the Garden concert on August 30th

August 17, 2017
Rob

Great musical performances in a beautiful garden setting - a perfect combination. On Wednesday, August 30th at 7pm, you're invited to attend “Music in the Garden” – the final music event of the summer happening at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee.

Staff Picks: Blackout

August 16, 2017
Catherine

Julie, Readers’ Services Coordinator for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed a new thriller that looks at what would happen if a large scale blackout occurred.

“In these dog days of summer brown outs are all too common and even the occasional blackout,” says Julie. “In August of 2003, on a hot summer day the power went out across Ontario and much of the Eastern Seaboard affecting the population from hours to days in some places. Imagine if a blackout happened for Europe in the dead of winter -- Marc Elsberg’s book Blackout does just this.”

Staff Picks: Trouble is a Friend of Mine

August 4, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn, a student Page from the Napanee Branch of the County of L&A Libraries, recently enjoyed Trouble is a Friend of Mine, a character-driven YA novel by Stephanie Tromly.

Celebrate Canada 150 in Lennox & Addington on August 19th in Napanee

July 31, 2017
Lindsey

Lennox & Addington County is celebrating Canada's 150 birthday with a free outdoor concert on Saturday, August 19th beginning at 7pm. The event takes places on the grounds of the Lennox & Addington County Court House, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee. Those in attendance are asked to bring their lawn chairs to best enjoy the show.

Staff Picks: The Dry

July 31, 2017
Catherine

Marg Wood of the Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed The Dry, an intriguing and page-turning thriller that was suggested to her by a patron.

TD Summer Reading is coming to a close for 2017

July 30, 2017
Catherine

While the TD Summer Reading Club will soon be coming to a close for 2017, there is still time to complete your summer reading challenges before the wrap up parties! We ask that you please RSVP for a party by August 18th, although we will be flexible as we understand you may be cramming to reach your eight books. 

The Perseid Meteor Shower highlighted at the Dark Sky Viewing Area on August 11th & 12th

July 24, 2017
Rob

One of nature’s prime sights will soon be taking place in the night skies overhead. Each year in August is the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower, the northern hemisphere's finest annual display of 'shooting stars'.

Staff Picks: Fan Girl & Carry On

July 21, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn from the Napanee Branch reviews Fangirl, a popular YA novel by Rainbow Rowell. She also reviews Carry On, which is a companion novel to Fangirl

Larry Keech Honoured with Archives Dedication

July 20, 2017
Stephen

Larry Keech, Chief Administrative Officer is retiring after 29 years of dedicated service to the County of Lennox and Addington. Larry presided over his last County Council Meeting on June 28th. At this meeting County Council announced that the County Museum and Archives Reading Room will be named the “Keech Reading Room and Archives”.

The 2017 MEGA Geocaching event will be here soon!

July 17, 2017
Rob

The countdown is on for the 2017 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event, happening on Saturday, August 19th at Southview Public School in Napanee! We have a great day of geocaching in store for you, and some amazing pre- and post-event activities are happening as well!!!