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Staff Pick: Crossroads

May 14, 2021
Catherine

Kelly recently read Crossroads: My Story of Tragedy and Resilience as a Humboldt Bronco by Kaleb Dahlgren, a "stunning book from one of the thirteen survivors of the Humboldt Bronco’s bus crash that killed sixteen in 2018". She describes it as "an incredible book of survival, recovery, and resilience from a horrific tragedy." Here is her full review:

Amherstview Pickup Location Change

May 13, 2021
Catherine

In order to accommodate the vaccine clinic taking place at the WJ Henderson Centre tomorrow (Friday, May 14th), our Amherstview Branch will be temporarily moving operations to the Leisure & Activity Centre at 177 Upper Park Rd.

Library staff will be on hand at the Leisure & Activity Centre tomorrow from 10am-4pm for you to pick up your holds. Computers at the library will be unavailable. We will return to regular operations on Saturday.

Thanks for your patience! 

County of Lennox & Addington wins national municipal innovation award for “It’s OK to Not Be Ok” peer support program

May 11, 2021
Lindsey

Fredericton, NB (May 11, 2021) – The County of Lennox & Addington, ON has received national recognition for its “It’s OK to not be OK” Corporate Peer Support Program from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA).  The Municipality was presented with the 2021 CAMA Willis Award for Innovation in the 20,001-100,000 population category during a Virtual Awards of Excellence Ceremony held today.

Public Notice Of Herbicide Use For Roadside Weed Control

May 7, 2021
Lindsey

The County of Lennox & Addington and its four Lower Tier Municipalities (The Town of Greater Napanee, Loyalist Township, The Township of Stone Mills and The Township of Addington Highlands) have engaged the services of Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc.

TD Summer Reading Club 2021

May 6, 2021
Catherine

The TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, interests and abilities. Starting June 15th, kids can register for the club to track their reading throughout the summer, participate in challenges and programs, and win tons of prizes. 

There’s something for everyone, including kids with print disabilities, and preschoolers and their families. Learn more about the club here.

Summer Preview

May 5, 2021
Catherine

Want to know what book releases you might be relaxing with on the deck or dock this summer? The following books won’t hit shelves for several months, but they are worth keeping an eye out for.

 

Staff Picks: A Waterfront Wedding

May 5, 2021
Catherine

Karen recently enjoyed A Waterfront Wedding by Leigh Duncan, a gentle romance that is available on-demand in audiobook format via Hoopla. Here is her review:

Evelyn is filling in for her cousin, running The Captain’s Cottage, the premier wedding venue in Heart’s Landing, and her childhood friend and old flame, Ryan, has recently renovated the town’s old boatworks into a beautiful, brand new wedding spot. Now the two are competing for who will host the couple who are the winners of the “Wedding in a Week” contest, run by a well know bridal magazine.

Mayors, Reeves, Wardens Call on Federal and Provincial Governments to support the EORN gig project to bring Fibre to the Home

May 5, 2021
Lindsey

May 4, 2021 - On Tuesday, 59 heads of Council from across eastern Ontario gathered for a virtual meeting and voiced overwhelming support for the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) Gig Project, which aims to connect homes and businesses across the region with ultra-fast internet speeds.

NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE: County Rd 6 at CN Rail Crossing– Loyalist Township

May 3, 2021
Lindsey

Please be advised that County Rd 6 in Loyalist Township will be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC at the CN Rail crossing (just north of Taylor Kidd Blvd) for track & crossing repairs. This road closure is scheduled to commence on Tuesday May 11th at 7:00am and is scheduled to re-open at approximately 5:00pm on Thursday May 13th.  Traffic WILL NOT be able to cross the tracks during this closure period.  In the event that works are completed earlier than scheduled the road will be re-opened. 

For Bridgerton Fans

April 29, 2021
Catherine

When Bridgerton was released on Netflix last Christmas, I don't think any of us were prepared for the sudden obsession with steamy regency romance it inspired in so many fans. Julia Quinn's Bridgeton series has been a historical romance mainstay since the release of The Duke and I in 2000, but never has Quinn been more popular than she is currently.