Charlotte Gray fills Picton Town Hall

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Acclaimed Canadian historian and writer Charlotte Gray filled the Picton Town Hall this week, speaking in support of the Picton Library Expansion. Her talk was focused on her book, The Promise of Canada in which she asks “What does it mean to be a Canadian? What great ideas have changed …

Kean Soo at Queen Elizabeth School

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On April 20 grade 5 students at Queen Elizabeth School were treated to a wonderful presentation by Kean Soo about how he came to be, and the fascinating mechanics of being a graphic novelist. Born in England and raised in Hong Kong, Kean Soo settled in Canada, where he planned …

The Story of my Summer

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Did you miss Toddler Time at the Wellington Branch Library this morning? Fortunately, this morning’s craft was a fun and easy one that you can easily do with your kids. This is a particularly good activity to do with your kids if they’re headed back to school next week. This …

Book Talking: The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

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Pam Jenoff’s The Orphan’s Tale takes place in World War II Germany. The two main characters are Astrid, a Jewish aerialist, and Noa, a gentile who saves the life of a newborn destined for a concentration camp. Both young women use a traveling circus to hide from the Third Reich, …

The Unexpected @ the Library

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People often think that libraries are going out of style. No one reads books anymore now that we can get everything digitally, right? (Wrong! In fact, the majority of readers still prefer their books in print according to the most recent Pew research!) In reality, libraries have always been organizations …

Hour of Code PA Day – Success!

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On Friday, May 19, a PA Day for our public schools, the Prince Edward County Public Library invited County kids to drop by the library to learn a little bit about coding. With something for almost all ages, everyone had the chance to code something and play with a robot …