In this newest edition of our Book Banter series APL staff discuss haunted houses, ghosts, goblins and other mainstays in spooky Halloween reads that will have kids, big and small, cackling with delight!
Local Colour Aurora 'PAINTS THE LIBRARY' Sat. Nov. 8th, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Eight painters from the art collective 'Local Colour Aurora' will put a spin on the notion of 'painting en plein air' by setting up their easels throughout the library. Come out and watch as they paint everyday scenes of library life according to their own unique styles and perspectives.
Learn more about what 3D printing is and how it works. In a short one hour session you will develop a base knowledge of the process, which you can then put to work designing and creating your own 3D objects! Free. All are welcome.
Enter to WIN an iPad Mini! Tell us your favourite title on Hoopla.
It can be a movie, TV show, audiobook or album.
Visit us on Facebook, Twitter or in the library for details.
Contest closes Thursday October 30. Draw will be held Friday October 31.
Limit one entry per person.
On a summer morning in Sarajevo almost a hundred years ago, a teenager took a pistol out of his pocket and fired not just the opening rounds of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history. By killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Gavrilo Princip, started a cycle of events that would leave 15 million dead from fighting between 1914 and 1918 and proved fatal for empires and a way of ruling that had held for centuries.
Three cousins discover that their spectacular failures in love, career and family provide the foundation for their future happiness as they renovate an historic Memphis house together in this warm and poignant novel reminiscent of The Postmistress and The Secret Life of Bees.