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We are about to shelve a new selection of nonfiction DVDs produced and/or released by the National Film Board of Canada (All of these include Public Performance Rights, which means that the video may be legally shown in a classroom or group setting for non-commercial purposes) See our Home page for titles. Of special note is It's a Girl's World: A Documentary About Social Bullying, which won the 2004 Award of Excellence by The Association for Media and Technology in Education. More...

Friday August 08, 2008 11:42AM - 0 Comment(s)



It seems as though the economy is not the only thing booming in Canada! Library use is up, as described in this article by Shannon Proudfoot for Canwest News Service. Looking to be on the waiting list for a new release? Pick up a "Hotlist" and place a hold before the book even hits the shelves. Aren't sure what to read? Ask the staff for a recommended read, or browse the Novelist database. More...

Thursday August 07, 2008 01:58PM - 0 Comment(s)



This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. MEGIDDO’S SHADOW, by Arthur Slade Sixteen year old Edward enlists and is finally granted permission to join a mounted regiment in World War I. But he is totally unprepared for the destination, and the horrors of war that are so unlike anything he’s ever experienced on the Saskatchewan prairie. CHASING RUMI: A Fable About Finding the Heart’s True Desire, by Roger Housden ... More...

Tuesday August 05, 2008 03:19PM - 0 Comment(s)



Just a reminder that the library will be closed for all of the Saturdays in August. Sorry for any inconvenience. More...

Tuesday July 29, 2008 11:29AM - 0 Comment(s)



29 July 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. ONCE UPON A DAY, by Lisa Tucker Dorothea's search for her missing brother turns into an odyssey of discovery, leading to the truth of her family's past and the terrifying day that changed her father forever. Along the way she meets Stephen, and together they also discover a new chance at love and a deeper understanding of life's infinite possibilities. THERAPY, by Jonathan K... More...

Monday July 28, 2008 03:52PM - 0 Comment(s)



What letters or words do you see when you look out the window of the car on billboards, road signs, vehicles or buildings? "Seeing Words" is just one game in this series developed by Washington Learning Systems to help make the miles in the van roll along smoother while encouraging language and literacy development. Print off your own copies, or pick a few up at the library.  More...

Saturday July 26, 2008 11:44AM - 0 Comment(s)



Kids - don't forget about our junior nonfiction section when looking for a books, including easy readers. Check out the new list on our Home page for some brand new titles. There is enough variety in topics you are sure to find something of interest. You'll find many of these titles on display for the next month or so at the library. More...

Friday July 25, 2008 12:27PM - 0 Comment(s)



What a great morning to be a kid at the library! Daryl Robb and his buddy Leroy the Lobster from Down by the Docks put on a performance that had the kids waving their arms, dressing up, telling jokes, screaming and singing. Daryl and Leroy (played by his daughter) are true professional entertainers, as they know how to play the crowd and 'not hold back'. A big thanks to Northern Lights Library System for sponsoring this event (which was enjoyed by over 120 people!), and to Daryl and Leroy for... More...

Tuesday July 22, 2008 01:49PM - 0 Comment(s)



Millet- A Decade in Bloom! Millet and District Museum and Archives Millet , Alberta   Enter More...

Tuesday July 22, 2008 11:20AM - 0 Comment(s)



Millet- A Decade in Bloom! Millet and District Museum and Archives Millet , Alberta   Enter More...

Tuesday July 22, 2008 11:18AM - 0 Comment(s)



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