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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)



The library is home to a few new and old resources for the gun and hunting enthusiast. For someone fairly unfamiliar with the sport, I found a few interesting tidbits from some of our books. It’s hard to imagine Medicine Hat as a popular home of the majestic grizzly bear, but this was indeed the case at one time, according to author Jack Ondrack in Big Game Hunting in Alberta (1985) . Moose and elk were everywhere, antelope roamed as far north as Vegreville, and hundreds of wolves... More...

Thursday August 21, 2008 01:46PM - 0 Comment(s)



19 August 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. TWENTY WISHES, by Debbie Macomber [A Blossom Street Book] On Valentine's Day, Anne and several other widows each begin a list of twenty wishes, things they always wanted to do but never did. Anne begins to act on her wishes, and meets an eight-year-old girl named Ellen. THE QUIET INVASION, by Sarah Zettel Everyone wants something from Venus, but all any of them need is a... More...

Sunday August 17, 2008 02:30PM - 0 Comment(s)



Do you have an issue keeping you up at night? Your prayers for a blatant solution remain unanswered? No one in your family or circle of friends sees the problem as you do? I find the internet and library great resources for tackling issues for which I'm being called to help myself.  The issue of pesticides, especially for cosmetic use, has been getting a lot of attention lately. The Canadian Cancer Society has called for "precautionary action" on their use, and Ontario is lo... More...

Wednesday August 13, 2008 02:21PM - 0 Comment(s)



12 August 2008: This week's book reviews, by Carol Livingstone, as submitted for publication in the Tofield Mercury. RULES FOR RENEGADES: How to Make More Money, Rock Your Career, and Revel in Your Individuality, by Christine Comaford-Lynch Want a richer life? Break all the rules. Includes ten outrageous life lessons to show you how to make your dreams come true. Your way. Your rules. CADMIAN'S CHOICE, by L.E. Modesitt, Jr. The fifth Book of the Corean Chronicles is the story of the fa... More...

Tuesday August 12, 2008 11:49AM - 0 Comment(s)



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