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Wednesday February 06, 2008 12:59PM - 0 Comment(s)



I just took the Milet walking tour and found it spectacular! There was so much Historical Content and beautiful scenery to see. What a community to put in so much effort! I realized after the fact that there is an 'Accessible' Virtual Tour available online. Check it out at: Walking Tour More...

Wednesday February 06, 2008 12:58PM - 0 Comment(s)



The Twice Born By Pauline Gedge Gedge’s presentation of all things Egyptian, her story-telling power, plus all the elements that make her an international best-selling author, are to be found in The Twice Born. This is a curious story of a peasant born boy who leaves his beginnings far behind. In the beginning of the novel, Huy is five years old. His Uncle Ker sponsors Huy and his schooling begins. Far from familiar surroundings Huy manages his lessons and befriends a young noble. His... More...

Monday January 21, 2008 11:30AM - 0 Comment(s)



Thanks to everyone who submitted their favorite reads of 2007 (including those who submitted their comments online)! We’ve wrapped up our poll, so here are the results (reasons, if they were given, are noted in parenthesis): Juvenile Fiction: Star Wars Books The Long Patrol by Brian Jacques Lord Brocktree by Brian Jacques Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke Mossflower by Brian Jacques (it’s exciting!!) Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White (I like Wilbur) Pokemon (because I like Pokemon) Little House on... More...

Tuesday January 01, 2008 12:28PM - 0 Comment(s)



October is Canadian Library Month. This is a time to celebrate library service and help raise public awareness of the valuable role libraries play in the lives of Canadians. The theme this year is Libraries: the World at your Fingertips. You might be thinking that there is no time left to promote this event. Don’t be discouraged! Listed below are a few last minute quick ideas you can do to ensure your community is aware of the services you provide. October 15 is Municipal Election day. Talk... More...

Friday October 12, 2007 10:37AM - 0 Comment(s)



Welcome to Millet & District Museum & Archives BLOG. More...

Tuesday September 25, 2007 12:56PM - 1 Comment(s)



Someone suggested I write about how to find people, addresses, phone numbers and other information about individuals and organizations online. I am by no means an expert in this department but I may be able to direct you to a few good resources. “How is this applicable in the library” you ask? Well perhaps you’ve been asked how one might contact their MLA or member of parliament? What about a company or association address? How about just helping someone track down an old high school friend?... More...

Friday August 24, 2007 10:42AM - 0 Comment(s)



This discussion area can be used to post items such as: Lost & Found Special Events coming up that you would like to share More...

Wednesday August 01, 2007 10:41PM - 1 Comment(s)



Have you found any environmentally friendly products for yard maintenance, or have any tips for other home owners? More...

Monday July 09, 2007 05:15PM - 2 Comment(s)



Discovering which of our many databases may or may not give you access to a specific journal or magazine title can be a little time consuming. Therefore, I thought I’d let you all in on a little secret. Imagine a patron asks “Do you have back issues of the Canadian history journal The Beaver?” You look around at your little library and wonder if your patron can be serious… then you remember our databases. So you march over to the computer and stare at the list of 22 databases… which one... More...

Thursday July 05, 2007 10:49AM - 0 Comment(s)



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