Have you ever wondered what's down in our basement? Over the years there have been many legends and lots of curiosity. Well, today we lay that all to rest. Watch this spooky video to find out the truth... Happy Halloween!
This is your last chance to cast your vote for the 2014 Evergreen Award. Ten Canadian books have been nominated and we need you to weigh in on your favourite, either in the library or online. Voting closes October 31st.
The winner will be announced in November and the award presented during the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in February 2015.
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.
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.