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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:

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:

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. 

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.

Staff Picks: The Bomb Maker

April 26, 2018
Catherine

Shelby, a Page from the County of L&A Libraries' Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed The Bomb Maker, the latest novel by bestseller crime writer Thomas Perry. 

Summer 2018 Sneak Preview

April 26, 2018
Catherine

Want to know what book releases to watch out for this summer? The following books won’t hit shelves for several months, but they are worth keeping an eye out for. Fortunately, you can reserve them today by visiting www.CountyLibrary.ca and placing a hold.

Staff Picks: A Piece of the World

April 18, 2018
Catherine

Kristin reviews A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline, a historical novel inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World.

There's a time and place for audiobooks

April 16, 2018
Catherine

I should start off this article by saying that I firmly believe that books are books regardless of format, including e-books, audiobooks and print. If it has the same words (read: not abridged), it has the same meaning. I love listening to audiobooks on my drive to and from work and while doing chores around the house – I get a lot more reading accomplished that way than I might otherwise.

There are several situations that are perfect for getting lost in a good audiobook. Next time you find yourself in one, grab some earbuds and give it a try!