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Interlibrary Loan Service Discontinued

April 19, 2019
Catherine

Due to recent budget cuts to Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS) and Ontario Library Service- North (OLS-North) Interlibrary Loan Service (between other Ontario libraries) has been immediately discontinued.  At the present time, we will not be filling or taking new requests until further notice.  We will provide you with more updates as they become available.

Staff Picks: The Lost Girls of Paris

April 15, 2019
Catherine

Marg recently enjoyed The Lost Girls of Paris, the latest offering of Pam Jenoff, the author of the immensely popular The Orphan’s Tale. Inspired by true-life events this novel recounts and celebrates the heroic efforts of female spies during WWII. Here is her review:

I love picture books!

April 15, 2019
Patricia Richard

I love picture books! There is nothing more exciting to me when reading at storytime than finding a book that engages not only the children but the caregivers as well. Below are 3 of my favorite books about books and reading.

Easter Weekend Closures

April 12, 2019
Catherine

Please note that all library branches will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. If you are in need of a book fix, branches will be open for regular hours on Saturday. 

Wishing you a very happy weekend!

Staff Picks: True Places

April 12, 2019
Catherine

Patricia Richard recently enjoyed True Places by Sonja Yoerg, a novel that serves as "a touching reminder of the importance of family, nature and belonging." Here is her review:

Five new tales of murder and mayhem

April 12, 2019
Catherine

So far, 2019 has been especially kind to readers who love the twists, turns and character study of a good psychological suspense novel. Here are five brand new titles that have been receiving a huge amount of buzz and will definitely be keeping thrill-seeking readers busy until the summer. 

Staff Picks: Good Riddance

April 12, 2019
Catherine

Karen Scott, Bath Branch Coordinator, recently enjoyed Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman, which she describes as "an engaging, witty, intricately plotted story of both family relationships and romance." Here is her review:

Staff Picks: The Last Woman in the Forest

April 5, 2019
Catherine

Jennifer Robinson from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed The Last Woman in the Forest by Diane Les Becquets, a brand new novel of psychological suspense that she describes as "an intricately woven, atmospheric story that will keep you guessing until the end." Read her review here:

New Books: April 2019

April 4, 2019
Catherine

Whether you enjoy mysteries, romance or sci-fi, our New Arrivals newsletter will keep you on top of what's fresh in fiction. Click here to view and click here to subscribe to any of our NextReads newsletter options. 

Finding the right book for your beginning reader

March 29, 2019
Catherine

If you are a parent and/or teacher, you are probably familiar with the sweet sound of hearing a young child successfully read a book out loud. On the other side of the coin, you no doubt understand how painful and frustrating it can be to listen to a child struggle through a book that is too far beyond their grasp or not interesting enough to engage them.