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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)



  6 October 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury.   THE UNDERNEATH, by Kathi Appelt Juvenile Fiction. A calico cat befriends a hound who encourages her and her new kittens to stay underneath the porch where they are safe.  But one kitten's curiosity sets off a chain of events that is astonishing, remarkable, and enormous in its meaning.    BLACKSTRAP HAWCO: Said to be About a Newfoundland ... More...

Thursday October 02, 2008 10:40AM - 0 Comment(s)



30 September 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. BROKEN ANGEL, by Sigmund Brouwer A father's love for his daughter.a decision that would change their lives forever. But who is she really - and why must she now run for her life? Prepare to experience a chilling America of the very near future.    THE HOST: A Novel, by Stephenie Meyer Humans' minds are taken over by an invading enemy but they continue the... More...

Friday September 26, 2008 04:27PM - 0 Comment(s)



The Vermilion Heritage Museum has requested that we let people know they still have about 16 copies of Vermilion Memories for sale at $75. This two-volume book is a popular resource for anyone interested in local history. For those who just need it briefly, it is also available in our reference section. More...

Friday September 26, 2008 01:17PM - 2 Comment(s)



October is a jam-packed month of programming here at the library: Kids Connection, Computers for Novices, our NEW program Ready to Lose It, and of course our Genealogy Interest Group are all set to go! Our Fall Book Sale, always popular, is also around the corner, running from October 21-25th. See you at the library! More...

Friday September 26, 2008 12:25PM - 0 Comment(s)



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)



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