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Inspired and Unwired: The Essence of Naturally L&A

June 19, 2018
Mike Hector

For many of us, the chaotic nature of life in the concrete jungle can eventually reach critical mass. Whether it’s a classic case of cubicle fever, or the persistent siege of car horns, emails and calendar updates - we all experience the inevitable need to break free of it - and escape. 

TD Summer Reading Club Launch

June 19, 2018
Catherine

You are invited to attend a family storytime at your local library branch at 10:30am on Saturday, June 23rd. This will be the official launch of TD Summer Reading Club 2018 and your first opportunity to pick up your TD Summer Reading Club kit. All branches will be running this program. 

Smallmouth Bass on Skootamatta Lake

June 19, 2018
Ashley Rae

It's finally here! Bass opener has arrived here in southeastern Ontario, and it is one of my most anticipated fishing seasons of the year. I just can't get enough of chasing both largemouth and smallmouth bass and spend a majority of my summers targeting both. To kick off the season opener this time around, I headed back to Lennox & Addington County, this time to chase smallmouth bass on Skootamatta Lake.

 

What's new in mystery and suspense

June 18, 2018
Catherine

All too often I end up disappointing with mysteries/thrillers/psychological suspense because you can see the twist(s) from a mile away. Well, The Perfect Mother blindsided me! It’s about a group of first time mothers living in Brooklyn who regularly gather for baby advice and peer support.

Two-wheeled adventures in Lennox & Addington

June 14, 2018
Joe Tisdale

Who doesn't like to take a leisurely ride in the country, sometimes getting lost along the way? I know I do... If I'm in my car.

When I'm on a motorcycle it's a different story. When my wife Theresa and I take our bike out for a cruise, we like to plan the trips a bit better. Having only a 250 km range before filling up does cause some limitations. After all, it's an awful feeling being stranded in a remote area with no gas in the tank. Trust me, I know.

Astrophotographers Assemble event happening June 16th

June 14, 2018
Rob

A new series of events at the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area this summer is sure to make aspiring nighttime shutterbugs happy

What I'll be reading this summer

June 13, 2018
Catherine

Now that summer is clearly upon us and the weather is warming up, it is once again time to make reading an outside activity. In my opinion, there isn't anything more relaxing...assuming the mosquitos are in check!  Luckily, there are all kinds of great new and forthcoming releases to choose from. Here are a few books that are on my radar for summer reading. 

Staff Picks: Bellewether

June 13, 2018
Catherine

Kristin reviews Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley, our One Book, One L&A selection for 2018! Here's her review:

Children's Summer Reading Recs

June 13, 2018
Catherine

It’s that time of year again when the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries launches the always popular TD Summer Reading Club. The purpose of this Canada-wide program is threefold: to encourage early literacy, to stave off “summer learning loss”, and perhaps most importantly, to celebrate the role recreational reading plays in lifelong learning.

Riverbank Rentals now open along the Napaneee River waterfront

June 12, 2018
Rob

A brand new business has hit the waterways in Lennox & Addington County. Riverbank Rentals has set up shop along the Napanee River waterfront in Downtown Napanee. It is located in the parking lot beside The Waterfront River Pub & Terrace at 22 Water Street. Owner Harley Cunningham has a variety of kayaks and paddleboards available to rent, making The Napanee River more accessible than ever before.