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Staff Picks: 52 Reasons to Hate My Father

March 16, 2017

Caitlyn Baker, a student page with the County Libraries, recently enjoyed 52 Reasons to Hate my Father, a YA novel by Jessica Brody.

Staff Picks: Brown Girl in the Ring

March 1, 2017

Since February was Black History Month, the Amherstview Branch’s book club read books based on the themes of black history and culture. Jennifer, who leads the book club, chose to read Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson, a great CanLit novel. It’s sci-fi and from 1998, so it could be considered a bit obscure. “Winner of several ‘best first novel’ awards, this novel weaves together elements of Afro-Caribbean culture, feminist science fiction, and magic realism,” says Jennifer.

New 'Art in the Library' Exhibit

February 14, 2017

The County of Lennox and Addington Public Libraries are proud to support the community’s culture and talent. It is for this reason that we have started the “Art in the Library” program in partnership with the Greater Napanee Area Arts Association (GNAAA). A prominent feature wall was created at the Napanee Branch specifically for this program where artists can display their work.

The latest exhibit, starring Primrose Craig and David A. Gordon will be running until April 30th.

Evergreen Award 2017

February 7, 2017

The Ontario Library Association’s Evergreen Award is best described as the “readers’ choice” of Canadian literary awards. Each year, a list of ten nominees is selected by a committee of librarians and in September library patrons from all across the province can vote on their favourite. The winner will be announced during Ontario Public Library Week in October.

Staff Picks: I See You

February 7, 2017

“I See You is the highly anticipated page-turner by author Clare Mackintosh whose debut book I Let You Go caused quite a stir late last year,” says Marg Wood from the Napanee Branch. “It was hailed as the new Girl on the Train and proved to be extremely popular; in fact it is still in high demand. I just finished reading I See You and I predict that it will garner the same interest and be just as popular!”

Fiction for genealogy lovers

January 12, 2017

One of the great enjoyments of genealogy is untangling the branches of your family tree and finding a previously unknown relative.

March Break Madness

January 11, 2017

Join us during March Break (March 13th-17th) for fantastic, free programs and events including Junkyard Symphony, reptiles and more! Find out about everything that's going on.

Monday, March 13th

Movie Monday & Total Aquatics Reptile Show

Join us for movies & snacks at Napanee (10:30am) and Amherstview (3:00pm). Later in the evening, meet some slithery new friends at the Yarker Branch (6:30pm).

Tuesday, March 14th

Junkyard Symphony

Learn a new language!

January 11, 2017

Our subscription database Mango Languages makes learning a new language (including English as a second language) fast and easy! Choose from a wide variety of languages and learn basic words and phrases for practical conversation in everyday situations. Learn a new language at your own pace with Mango’s fun interactive lessons. Note: If prompted, enter your library card number.

 

L&A's Great Big Family Read

January 11, 2017

L&A’s Great Big Family Read encourages families across the County of Lennox & Addington to start reading the same book. The title for 2017 is Community Soup by Alma Fullerton. Reserve this wonderful book for you family here

Emergent Light

January 11, 2017

The County of Lennox and Addington Public Libraries are proud to support the community’s culture and talent. It is for this reason that we have started the “Art in the Library” program in partnership with the Greater Napanee Area Arts Association (GNAAA). A prominent feature wall was created at the Napanee Branch specifically for this program where artists can display their work.

"Emergent Light", the latest exhibit, will be running until February 28th.