Category Archives: Reading/Authors

Read your favourite magazines online

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for reading your favourite magazines online. With the busy hustle and bustle of the holiday season, some of us take a step back from the hottest can’t-put-them-down bestsellers and instead take in convenient little nuggets of information in the form magazine articles and the super pretty pictures that accompany them.  I am a dedicated magazine reader so I definitely try to check in...
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They were childhood friends, but still he shot Babe dead.

Prohibition in the Border Cities gave rise to many stories of rumrunners, speakeasies and people who fought against illegal liquor.  On Thursday November 29, an appreciative audience gathered in the Community Living Room at the Central Branch to hear local author Patrick Brode (pictured left) retell the story of  the deadly confrontation between  innkeeper Babe Trumble and Rev. Leslie Spracklin. If you missed this presentation, Mr. Brode will make another appearance on Saturday...
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Rave Reviews: November

This month we had another wonderful Rave Reviews program. I was joined by my colleague Jasna Cakmak who brought in some wonderful selections and we enjoyed tea, treats, and great conversation about the books we’re reading and how we pick them. Rave Reviews is one of my favourite programs because it’s such a great way to get talking about books and to share book recommendations. I have a love/hate relationship with...
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eBooks for all Ages – Toddlers to Teens

Parents! Teachers! Kids! We have online resources for readers of all ages, and we hope you’ll take a few minutes to explore them. These resources can be accessed any time/anywhere – all you need is a library card! Tumblebooks is geared towards younger readers, and contains a multitude of digital picture books and easy reading chapter books. You’ll find many of your favourite authors and characters here like Robert Munsch,...
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Rave Reviewed

This month for Rave Reviews I was joined by my fellow librarian and Off the Shelf host Adam Peltier. We had a great time sharing and discussing some wonderful books. He brought some different titles including a book of artwork and I hope he’ll be able to join me for another session again soon. Please check out some of Adam’s wonderful selections! Kudos by Rachel Cusk Kodos follows an unnamed female...
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