Books by Indigenous Authors

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At the Prince Edward County Public Library we have noticed a continued interest in books by Indigenous authors, as library patrons want to stay informed and educated.  We’re sharing some of the popular titles here as a starting point. More titles are available and library staff at all branches of …

Tim Cook: Thursday, September 10 at 7 PM

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Join Tim Cook for a lecture about his new book, The Fight for History: 75 Years of Forgetting, Remembering and Remaking Canada’s Second World War, a masterful account of the way the Second World War has been remembered, forgotten, and remade by Canadians since its end 75 years ago. Click HERE to …

Prince Edward County Young Authors Writing Contest

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Writers ages 25 and under invited to submit a previously unpublished piece of writing (500 – 3000 words).  Writers under the age of 12 will be eligible for a prize of $250 sponsored and awarded by Tammy Noyes, Realtor at Century 21 Lanthorn.  Writers aged 13-25 will be eligible …

Book Club Sets

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If you have ever joined a book club, you will know that there are a number of benefits, from staying connected to friends to being inspired to read outside your comfort zone and more. If you’re a member of a group interested in meeting online but you don’t know where …

Heritage Home Historic Designation

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Liz Driver of Prince Edward Heritage Committee (PEHAC),  homeowner Braydon Scully and Archivist Molly McGowan: A Conversation about why and how you may wish to designate your heritage home. Liz Driver is a member of PEHAC, which is an advisory committee to the Prince Edward County Council. She is also …

Popular Children’s Books 2019

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Parents who grew up reading about Stacey, Claudia, Kristy and Mary-Anne will be delighted to share the story of The Baby-Sitter’s Club series with their children through this graphic novel adaptation.  The second book in the series, The Truth About Stacey, was the second most popular children’s novel in 2019. …

Cheryl Bruce and Jennifer Sommer of the Spectral Musings Podcast

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We were joined by Cheryl Bruce and Jennifer Sommer who have recently started a podcast entitled Spectral Musings. Based in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Spectral Musings is a podcast that delivers titillating tales of hauntings and history, in our backyard and beyond. As you will hear in their interview they …

County Writers: Andrew Binks

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Andrew Binks is a writer, playwright and poet with two books to date: The Summer Between and Strip. He is also a writing teacher who leads the Open Word Studio. We were delighted to have him join us for our three-question interview. What are you reading? The Friend by Sigrid Nunez …