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Staff Picks: Fan Girl & Carry On

July 21, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn from the Napanee Branch reviews Fangirl, a popular YA novel by Rainbow Rowell. She also reviews Carry On, which is a companion novel to Fangirl

Larry Keech Honoured with Archives Dedication

July 20, 2017
Stephen

Larry Keech, Chief Administrative Officer is retiring after 29 years of dedicated service to the County of Lennox and Addington. Larry presided over his last County Council Meeting on June 28th. At this meeting County Council announced that the County Museum and Archives Reading Room will be named the “Keech Reading Room and Archives”.

The 2017 MEGA Geocaching event will be here soon!

July 17, 2017
Rob

The countdown is on for the 2017 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event, happening on Saturday, August 19th at Southview Public School in Napanee! We have a great day of geocaching in store for you, and some amazing pre- and post-event activities are happening as well!!!

Celebrate Canada’s 150th at the Lennox and Addington County Museum

July 17, 2017
Rob

Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with just a loonie admission to the Lennox and Addington County Museum, Napanee.  During July and August, the County Museum is host to “In the Money”, a travelling exhibit from the Bank of Canada.  This fun and engaging exhibit explores how paper is made, compares security and printing features and provides insight into ancient coins and notes.  Through interactive stations and displays, visitors will explore a behind-the-scenes glimpse of modern methods for developing, testing and producing secure innovative bank notes.

"Science and discovery" destinations in L&A County

July 14, 2017
Rob

Two popular Lennox & Addington County tourist destinations were featured in The Great Waterway's list of great places to "Experience Science and Discovery in South Eastern Ontario"

There are many great scientific and educational attractions in the region - from nature reserves, to museums, parks, caves, mines and dark sky viewing areas. Read a bit about L&A's stops on your tour of science and discovery below. Written by Mike Hector.

 

One Book, One L&A 2017

July 12, 2017
Catherine

One Book, One L&A, our community reading program, entered its fourth year when it relaunched in May with 2017's featured book: Elementary, She Read by Vicki Delany!

Staff Picks: Missing

July 12, 2017
Catherine

Andree Duval, Relief Librarian for the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries, recently enjoyed a new book by Kelley Armstrong. This mystery/thriller was written with a young adult YA audience in mind, but can be enjoyed by adult readers too.

Here is Andree's review:

Introducing Libby by OverDrive

July 12, 2017
Catherine

Library patrons can use the Libby app to download eBooks and eAudiobooks for free from the library. It offers the same collection as OverDrive but with an alternative look. Click here to learn more about Libby. When searching for your library, type in "Ontario Library Consortium". 

See ‘The Milky Way’ and other celestial objects at the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area

July 11, 2017
Rob

Stargazing evenings return to the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area! Witness the ‘The Milky Way’ and a variety of celestial objects on July 21st & 22nd beginning at 9:30pm (weather permitting).

Upcoming Business Tech Workshops

July 10, 2017
Rob

In partnership with Frontenac and PELA CFDC, Lennox & Addington County is hosting a number of tech workshops designed to assist local businesses with marketing and sales. Each of the events take place at the Lennox & Addington County Court House, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee.

Please see below for details: