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Congratulations to all the participants of the Sunbeam Summer Reading Club for filling your summer with words: in all, over 30 kids read over 550 books, including 29 "classics", which were our feature! And thank you to all the donors, Dicke's Wicker and Cottage Crafts, the Yaceyko family, MV Camp Operations, Subway, Sammy's Family Restaurant, and VHQ; your generosity helped put a smile on the faces of many children this summer. More...

Friday September 26, 2008 12:10PM - 0 Comment(s)



23 September 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. THE THREE SNOW BEARS, by Jan Brett Children’s Picture Book.  The Goldilocks story takes a twist when a snow bear family and a curious Inuit girl meet in Brett’s stunning paintings of a land where the Inuits and the animals share the amazing Arctic landscape.       KNUFFLE BUNNY: A Cautionary Tale, by Mo Williams Children&rsquo... More...

Thursday September 18, 2008 01:38PM - 0 Comment(s)



16 September 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. EAT THIS NOT THAT! FOR KIDS, by David Zinczenko with Matt Goulding A simple illustrated guide to thousands of foods, and a complete nutrition and fitness guide to raising your happy, healthy child. Thousands of simple food swaps that can save your child from obesity. DAVID SUZUKI’S GREEN GUIDE, by David Suzuki & David R. Boyd A practical guide ... More...

Monday September 15, 2008 11:25AM - 0 Comment(s)



9 September 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. GOOD PEOPLE, by Marcus Sakey Years of infertility have left Tom and Anna childless, their finances and marriage strained. Then one night they are offered a fairy tale ending. But their decision puts them in the path of ruthless men who have been double crossed, and who won’t stop until they get revenge. THE WISE WOMAN, by Philippa Gregory How far should a woman go... More...

Tuesday September 09, 2008 11:09PM - 0 Comment(s)



The fall is going to bring a continuous flood of new material, so stay tuned to our home page for an ongoing list of new arrivals. Today, among others, there's a list of several new large print books, especially murder mysteries. More...

Wednesday September 03, 2008 03:38PM - 0 Comment(s)



2 September 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. THE KILLING CIRCLE, by Andrew Pyper A journalist and failed writer joins a creative writing circle where, in the reading of their own dark, unsettling tales, he finds fantasy and reality becoming blurred. Is the killer striking at random in their city in fact a character from a story? And then is own son is snatched. JUST BREATHE, by Susan Wiggs Unexpected change can b... More...

Monday September 01, 2008 09:15PM - 0 Comment(s)



Just a reminder to get those final entries into the box for the Webkinz, as the program ends this week! More...

Wednesday August 27, 2008 03:27PM - 0 Comment(s)



26 August 2008: This week's book reviews,by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. JUSTICE DENIED, by J.A. Jance Seattle holds its fair share of brutal crime, corruption, and dirty little secrets, but when the separate trails homicide investigators Beau and Mel follow begin to intertwine, they realize they’ve stumbled onto a deadly conspiracy into places they may not be allowed to leave alive. KILLER WEEKEND, by Ridley Pearson A county sheriff and a... More...

Sunday August 24, 2008 08:21PM - 0 Comment(s)



We have our first two titles ready to go in the newest section of our library: Young Adult Non-Fiction!  Both deal with emotional trauma during young adulthood: Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope by Olivia Gardner Chasing the High: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person's Experience with Substance Abuse by Kyle Keegan Watch for this section to continue to grow! Also of interest may be two new National Film Board DVD's (these are located in our regula... More...

Thursday August 21, 2008 05:12PM - 0 Comment(s)



More National Film Board DVD's have arrived. Included is a VHS copy of the 1984 production of Change of Heart, which was filmed here in Vermilion! All our listed on our Home page, along with some new adult fiction titles. More...

Thursday August 21, 2008 04:41PM - 0 Comment(s)



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