Picture book authors and illustrators amaze me -- in very few pages and with minimal words they are able to address subjects that are real, are powerful and often the messages contained in them are so helpful for parents, caregivers and teachers trying to help their children understand. As this pandemic sets in to its second year I am thrilled that there are some picture books that capture the way the world is for us today.
Kristin recently enjoyed The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline, a sweeping historical novel set during the early days of Australia's settlement by the English. Here is her review:
I am happy to say that I am writing this blog from my desk actually inside the museum building. Cue celebratory fireworks! Having travelled through the twilight zone of working from home for the first time, I have come out the other side refocused, reenergized, and really really happy to be back.
In collaboration with FLA Ontario Health Team and multiple partners, RFLA are preparing for future vaccine clinics in RFLA region. A clinic will be held 7 days/week, including 1-2 days/week at satellite sites in the region. Hoping to start before the end of March.
NOTE: RFLA do not yet have any vaccines, nor have clinic dates or locations been finalized.
Volunteers needed for these roles:
Julie recently enjoyed The Captive by Fiona King Foster, a gripping, tightly written country noir for fans of Winter's Bone, The Kept, and The Donnellys Must Die. Here is her review:
Welcome back!! As of February 10th, 2020, all of our branches are fully open to the public. Please remember to review our safety precautions below.
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Marg recently enjoyed The Woman Outside My Door, a creepy, fast-paced domestic thriller from debut author Rachel Ryan. Here is her review:
Tuesday February 09, 2021- Yesterday, the government of Ontario announced a regional approach to lift the Stay-at-Home order and move three regions in Ontario to Green-Prevent level, including the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region.
This change will be effective Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 12:01 a.m.
The Lennox & Addington Economic Development Team is available to provide support to local businesses during this very challenging time. Business Coaches are here to help through phone, email, and video conferencing on any questions you may have with regards to financial support, staffing or diversifying.