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8 April 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. LOST HISTORIES: Exploring the World’s Most Famous Mysteries, by Joel Levy Investigates some of the greatest mysteries of our past, among them the Holy Grail; El Dorado; the lost works of Aristotle and Shakespeare; and the final resting places of Genghis Khan and Amelia Earhart, and shows us whether or not we ever have a chance of putting these mysteries to rest. THE TH... More...

Monday April 07, 2008 11:47PM - 0 Comment(s)



1 April 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. BORN IN DEATH, by Nora Roberts writing as J.D. Robb Childbirth and baby showers are the same in 2060 New York as now, until a mom-to-be goes missing. Then, although she’s already dealing with a brutal double homicide, Eve Dallas tries to find her. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS: A Novel, by Sara Gruen I don’t talk much about those days. Never did…I was afraid I&rsqu... More...

Monday March 31, 2008 11:49PM - 0 Comment(s)



Combine language arts, science and social studies in a lesson about our First Nations people. Join us between Tuesday, May 27th to Tuesday, June 10th to learn about colour in an aboriginal talking circle! Using the “Aboriginal Ways of Knowing: Colour Talking Circle” crate from Science Alberta, children will be encouraged to share their experiences on the significance of colour in our world. They will get a chance to design their own Métis sash and make a rainbow! Target aud... More...

Friday March 28, 2008 01:51PM - 0 Comment(s)



We’ve just added two new magazine subscriptions to our juvenile/young adult collection. Sports Illustrated Kids is for kids who love sports. The magazine includes action photos, easy-to-read stories about star athletes, helpful instructional tips from the pros, and humor, comics, and activities. It has received high honours from the Association of Educational Publishers and the Parents’ Choice Awards. GamePro magazine features reviews, previews, strategies and tips for all of the ... More...

Friday March 28, 2008 12:00PM - 0 Comment(s)



25 March 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. LATE NIGHTS ON AIR: A Novel, by Elizabeth Hay Canadian Author. In Yellowknife, 1975, four diverse characters, all transplants from elsewhere, set off on a canoe trip into the Arctic wilderness, where they find the balance of love shifting, and learn about the frailties of the human heart. DAKOTA: A Novel, by Martha Grimes Sequel to Biting the Moon. As amnesiac Andi Oliver ... More...

Monday March 24, 2008 11:52PM - 0 Comment(s)



18 March 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. PLUM LUCKY, by Janet Evanovich Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers and she’s looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart. THE APPEAL: A Novel, by John Grisham [Large Print Edition] A chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply awaits a Suprem... More...

Monday March 17, 2008 11:55PM - 0 Comment(s)



Greetings Members, The Pigeon Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce their new website, we are interested in your feedback or any suggestions on how to make this year more successful. Please post your comments below. Darlene Kobeluck More...

Tuesday March 11, 2008 02:43PM - 1 Comment(s)



11 March 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. FOODS THAT FIGHT DISEASE: A Nutrition Guide to Staying Healthy for Life, by Leslie Beck, RD. Explains what foods to eat ­ how often, in what amounts, and how to add them to your diet in easy and delicious ways. Includes information about power foods; tips on buying, storing and preparing; a nutrition primer on food nutrients; and over 100 recipes. THE BIG COOK: Prepare ... More...

Tuesday March 11, 2008 12:05AM - 0 Comment(s)



Best of the Web 2008 Archives & Museum Informatics We are nominated!!! Millet and District Museum and Archives has launched it's new website in 2007.  Millet & District Museum is proud to announce its nomination in the 'Best of the Web 2008'.  For Details see:  http://www.archimuse.com/mw2008/best/index.html Museum Web sites from around the world may be nominated, provided they have been launched or significantly updated in 2007. More...

Friday March 07, 2008 12:07PM - 0 Comment(s)



4 March, 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. MY YEARS AS PRIME MINISTER, by Jean Chrétien His own story, told with insight and humor, of his ten years at 24 Sussex Drive as Canada’s twentieth prime minister. Describes how his government wiped out the deficit in just four years, helped defeat the separatists in the cliffhanger Quebec referendum, passed the Clarity Act and much more. PROMISE NOT TO TELL: ... More...

Monday March 03, 2008 11:08PM - 0 Comment(s)



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