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  In a change to the regular book reviews, this week we are highlighting some noteworthy websites about Alberta's libraries. Books and Beyond The newest advertising you have no doubt seen on the television or heard on the radio highlights Alberta librarires. Check out this site for the information about the advertising campaign and check out the video clip! http://www.booksandbeyond.ca/    The Alberta Library (also known as TAL) Created in 1997, The Alberta Library has... More...

Thursday November 06, 2008 11:24AM - 0 Comment(s)



November 4 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury.   THE ENGLISH MAJOR, by Jim Harrison Intending to rename all fifty states and their state birds on a road trip across America, a man experiences many adventures.  The story, replete with wicked wit, is the map of a man’s journey into – and out of – himself.   EXPOSED: A Maggie O’Dell Novel, by Alex Kava Maggie faces a new o... More...

Thursday October 30, 2008 03:03PM - 0 Comment(s)



Have you ever seen anyone with a “wandering eye”? Or have you ever closed your eyes and tried to imagine what it would be like to be blind? My Travellin’ Eye by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw helps you understand how you might see the world and how the world might see you if you had this condition. And the award-winning The Black Book of Colors by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faria features raised black line drawings on black paper, which can be deciphered by touch, accompanied by wond... More...

Wednesday October 29, 2008 12:26PM - 0 Comment(s)



28 October 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury.   REAL LIFE: Preparing For the 7 Most Challenging Days of Your Life, by Dr. Phil McGraw Loss; fear; adaptability breakdown; physical health; mental health; addiction; or existential crisis - this book makes it possible for you to be there for yourself or to be calm in the middle of the storm for someone you love when any of these difficult days arrive.  ... More...

Friday October 24, 2008 10:50AM - 0 Comment(s)



21 October 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury.   PRECIOUS CARGO: A Novel of Suspense, by Clyde Ford Still reeling from the death of his wife, Charlie Noble is hot on the trail of a human trafficking scheme that begins in Mexico---and ends in murder.    PASSCHENDAELE, based on the screenplay by Paul Gross In WWI, a small band of Canadian soldiers known as the Fighting 10th challenged an enormo... More...

Thursday October 16, 2008 10:37AM - 0 Comment(s)



It's not too late for your preschooler to come to "Kid's Connection", which begins Wednesday, October 15th at 10:30 am. Late registrations will be welcome as long as there is room! More...

Tuesday October 14, 2008 11:52AM - 0 Comment(s)



Thank you to all who took part in the J.R. Magazine Subscription Drive through the library! This partnership brought credit to 13 students, and resulted in 39 subscriptions to the library worth about $1, 090, $596 worth of donations to the library, and approximately $430 to J.R. Robson. A good reason to browse our magazine racks in the next few months. More...

Tuesday October 14, 2008 11:39AM - 0 Comment(s)



No reviews for this week. Be sure to check out our website at www.tracpac.ab.ca for book lists and suggestions! Happy reading. More...

Friday October 10, 2008 04:44PM - 0 Comment(s)



teensrc.ca is holding a new contest with a chance to win big! Weekly prizes will be awarded all winter long, with the grand prize being a Nintendo Wii and Guitar Hero. Just sign-up and post a detailed review on one of the many booklists available online. The deadline is March 31, 2009. More...

Thursday October 09, 2008 01:54PM - 0 Comment(s)



Your Vermilion Public Library Card gives you access to several hundred dollars worth of proprietary information through the online databases. New this year (currently a pilot project) is TELL ME MORE Language Learning Software developed by Auralog. By easily signing up for a password, you can customize your own program, which includes speaking, listening, comprehension, reading and writing exercises. You can go from any of the following native (ie. "interface") languages: ... More...

Wednesday October 08, 2008 01:51PM - 0 Comment(s)



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