The Evergreen Award reading program is comprised of the best titles in Canadian fiction and non-fiction for adults of any age. It is one of eight programs that form the OLA’s Forest of Reading, Canada’s largest recreational reading program of its kind. Over 250,000 Canadians participate each year in the Forest of Reading.
Karen Scott, Coordinator of the Library's Bath Branch, recently enjoyed The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place, Alan Bradley's latest release.
Interested to hear what book releases are creating a buzz this month? The following are a few ‘hot off the press’ or ‘almost off the press’ books that you may want to keep on your radar.
Caitlyn, a student Page at the Napanee Branch, recently enjoyed Outliers: the Story of Success, one of Malcolm Gladwell's bestselling books. Here is her review:
Kristin reviews Still Me, the latest book by beloved chick-lit writer Jojo Moyes, author of the bestselling Me Before You.
Maybe you read and loved a book a long, long time ago but can’t recall its title. Or maybe you noticed an intriguing book on television or in a magazine, but you didn’t think to write it down. You can picture that the cover is blue and some basic elements about the plot may come to mind, but that’s as far as your memory will take you. We’ve all been there!
Amherstview Branch's book club offers a truly unique book club experience!
Instead of focusing on a specific book, Amherstview Branch's book club centers on a particular monthly theme, allowing it's participants complete reading freedom.
February is Black History Month! To celebrate, many readers who are active on social media channels are declaring a #ReadingBlackout—that is, prioritizing the reading of books written by black authors for the month. This movement was started by a BookTuber (definition: a person who dedicates their YouTube channel to reviewing and talking about books) named Denise D. Cooper.
With it's movie adaptation release just around the corner, now is the time to enjoy Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Caitlyn, a Library Page at our Napanee Branch, reviews this genre-bending class below.