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Staff Picks: The Memory Shop

May 18, 2018
Catherine

Karen, Coordinator of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries' Bath Branch, recently enjoyed The Memory Shop by Ella Griffin. Here is her review:

'Life After the Great War' depicted in three new museum exhibits

May 15, 2018
Rob

The War Is Over and “Anything Goes” is the theme of this year’s temporary shows at the Lennox and Addington County Museum. The museum invites you to enjoy three new exhibits that explore life after the Great War. The stories you read and the images you see will leave a smile on your face- as you imagine what life was like in the riotous decade that was the 1920s.

Ontario 511 offers an improved travel information service to residents

May 11, 2018
Rob

Planning your trip in and around Lennox and Addington is now even easier with an improved travel information service provided by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

Ontario 511 is a bilingual, digital information service that is offered to the public via three channels: 

Staff Picks: Let Me Lie

May 11, 2018
Catherine

Erin Markuschewsky from the Napanee Branch Library recently enjoyed Let Me Lie, the latest psychological mystery by bestselling British author Clare Mackintosh. Here is her review:

New Museum Passes Available!

May 11, 2018
Catherine

We have family passes available to a variety of Museums and other educational attractions located both near and far! Each pass has its own borrowing stipulations. Overdue fees are charged at $1 per day. For a complete list of passes, see our Beyond Books Collection.

Newly added to the collection this year are Ingenium passes and Ottawa Museum Network passes.

Each Ingenium pass allows free entry for families of five or fewer to attend:

The Life & Legacy of Dr. Oronhyatekha Discussed at the Next Tuesday Night at the Museum

May 3, 2018
Rob

Learn about the fascinating life and legacy of Dr. Oronhyatekha at the next edition of Tuesday Night at the Museum on May 15th at 7pm.

History professor Michelle Hamilton examines the remarkable life of London, Ontario physician Dr. Oronhyatekha (1841-1907). Born at Six Nations of the Grand River and rising to prominence in medicine and politics, he became embroiled in the controversial search for Tecumseh’s grave, lobbied for the vote for Indigenous peoples, and became the first non-white member and ultimately the Supreme Chief Ranger of the Independent Order of Foresters.

Staff Picks: The Alice Network

May 3, 2018
Catherine

Andree, Relief Librarian for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed the historical fiction novel, The Alice Network. Here is her review:

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn is the intriguing story of two resourceful and determined women. Set in 1947, it centers on 22 year old Charlotte and a cantankerous, retired WWI spy named Eve.

Success By 6 Week

May 3, 2018
Catherine

Success By 6 Week (May 7-13, 2018) provides a variety of FREE activities that encourage simple family fun. From movies, swims, celebrity story time to moms & tots yoga and more. Click here for other Success by 6 events happening in KFL&A.

Here's our lineup of Success By 6 Week events. Click the events below for more information. 

2018 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence now accepting applications

May 1, 2018
Rob

Now Accepting Applications for the 2018 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program!

Have you developed and implemented a unique product or process that helps foster innovation in Ontario’s agriculture and food sector?  If so, you could be eligible to receive one of the following awards from the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program:

Classic memoirs and their contemporary read-alikes

April 30, 2018
Catherine

There are as many life stories as there are people in the world so it’s no wonder that there countless interesting and diverse memoirs out there. However, there are also enough people in the world that life experiences repeat themselves from time to time, although never in exactly the same way. The following are three “classic” memoirs matched up with three brand-new memoirs similar enough to serve as their contemporary counterparts.