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Staff Picks: The Zookeeper's Wife

May 26, 2017
Catherine

Jennifer from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed reading The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman, a 2007 novel that was released as a movie earlier this year.

The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the true story of a couple who ran a zoo and when it became a farm during Nazi rule,” explains Jennifer. “Antonina, a housewife, and her husband, Jan, a zoo director, secretly sheltered Jews in their home and on the grounds.”

Staff Picks: The Orphan's Tale

May 19, 2017
Catherine

Marg Wood of the Napanee Branch of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries recently enjoyed the newly released historical fiction novel The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff. “From the author of The Kommandant’s Girl, comes an equally heartwarming and heartbreaking story of love and the quest for survival during WWII,” says Marg.

Calling all authors!

May 10, 2017
Catherine

On June 10th from 10am-1pm at the Napanee Branch Library, we will be holding our 3rd Annual Local Author Showcase and Great Big Book Sale.

We are currently in the process of confirming the local writers we will be featuring at this event. If you are interested in participating (it's free!), please contact Julie by May 29th.

Staff Picks: Everything, Everything

May 10, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn Baker, from the Napanee Branch of the County of L&A Libraries, recently enjoyed Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, a popular and award-winning Young Adult (YA) novel.

Staff Picks: The Lost City of the Monkey God

May 9, 2017
Catherine

Jennifer Robinson from the Amherstview Branch reviews Douglas Preston's all-true travelogue in which tells of exploring a legendary lost city in the Honduran rain forest. 

My Digital Library

May 8, 2017
Catherine

Learn to master various aspects of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries' virtual services and collections. Topics will include navigating the public access catalogue, managing your library account, accessing research databases and borrowing digital materials through Overdrive and (NEW) Hoopla Digital.

Registration is not required but please bring your own electronic devices if you have them!

Collections Survey

May 1, 2017
Catherine

From May 1st to August 31st the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries will be running a Collections Survey in order to gauge patron satisfaction in library collections.

Library users are encouraged to complete the survey online (click here) or by visiting a local library branch to fill out a paper copy. After the end of the survey period, we will be holding a draw for a Kobo. Have your say for you chance to win!

New 'Art in the Library' Exhibit

April 27, 2017
Catherine

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 Carol Jackson and Ric Campbell will run May 1st through June 30th. 

Staff Picks: The Kiss of Deception

April 20, 2017
Catherine

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson is the first book in a suspenseful, romantic and adventurous young adult fantasy series titled The Remnant Chronicles. 

Staff Picks: Close Enough to Touch

April 11, 2017
Catherine

“One time a boy kissed me and I almost died…This tagline first drew me into Close Enough to Touch,” says Erin from the Napanee Branch of the County of L&A Libraries. Close Enough to Touch is a brand new contemporary romance novel by Colleen Oakley, author of Before I Go