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Treaties Recognition Week

November 3, 2021
Jennifer Robinson

Ontario observes an annual Treaties Recognition Week the first week in November. This is a time for all Canadians to learn about the importance of the treaties and treaty relationships that shape Ontario.

The Best Photographs Happen in Real Life

November 2, 2021
Viara Mileva

Over the years, you may learned - without even realizing it - that your real life is ‘ordinary’.

We have all seen those photographs. Of families on blankets at golden hour. Those photographs are beautiful. They are to be cherished, for sure. But photographs like that - studio or posed photos - teach us that only special things should be photographed. You, in your best clothes. You, with your best smile toward the camera. The kids, hugging and grinning, squared on to the photographer.

Staff Picks: A Good Day for Chardonnay

October 29, 2021
Catherine

Karen recently enjoyed A Good Day for Chardonnay by Darynda Jones, a great choice for Stephanie Plum fans. Here is her review:

Gypsy Moth Egg Mass Survey

October 28, 2021
Lindsey

Due to the noticed increase in Gypsy moth feeding activities across southern and central Ontario in the summer of 2020. Silv-Econ Ltd. was contracted to perform a Gypsy Moth egg mass survey in selected Lennox and Addington County Forest compartments (3, 5, 6) to determine the extent of the impact on the health of the forest. 

The report is available here: LACF Gypsy Moth Egg Mass Survey - September 2020

Staff Picks: Our Table

October 22, 2021
Catherine

Patricia recently enjoyed Our Table, a children's picture book by Peter H. Reynolds that follows a young girl who is determined to reconnect her family after they drifted to separate interests and areas of the house.

Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

October 21, 2021
Lindsey

Today is Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day!!!  Join Prince Edward-Lennox and Addington Social Services in recognizing these wonderful professionals who have an amazing impact on children in our communities.  They have shown resilience and dedication during the course of the pandemic by offering our communities emergency childcare, EarlyON programming and continued licensed care all while ensuring high quality programs and enhanced safety to keep our children safe.  Today and every day we celebrate the positive influence child care workers and early childhood ed

Staff Pick: The Night She Disappeared

October 19, 2021
Catherine

Marg recently enjoyed The Night She Disappeared, the new psychological thriller by fan favourite Lisa Jewell. Here is her review:

Lisa Jewell is a favorite author of mine so I was excited to read her latest offering The Night She Disappeared and as usual I was not disappointed. This story has a captivating and intricately woven plot that kept me on the edge of my seat.

International Day of the Girl Child

October 7, 2021
Jennifer Robinson

The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. Girls are breaking boundaries to create a world that is relevant for them and future generations.

 

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Our Ordinary, Extraordinary Lives Exhibit Now on Display

October 7, 2021
admin

The most meaningful memories of our lives are from ordinary moments. The moments of honest connection between a child and parent. The joy of discovery. The thrill of childhood play. The tender touch from a loved one.

Visitors to the Museum of Lennox & Addington are invited to view a new exhibition by Viara Mileva that addresses moments which often go unnoticed, and for which people don’t often pay attention to, the moments which we easily miss. The ‘everyday’ moments.

Staff Pick: ‘Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving

September 30, 2021
Catherine

Kristin recently enjoyed ‘Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving, a heartwarming picture book from Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey. Here is here review:

From the author who brought us the widely popular Dog Man and Captain Underpants series comes a new, one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving tale!