Book Review: Song of Achilles

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller The Song of Achilles is a retelling of the story of Patroclus and Achilles, featured and most well-known because of their involvement in The Iliad by Homer. However, Miller tells the story from the beginning, drawing from different myths as well as taking …

Book Review: Before the Coffee Gets Cold

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Before the coffee gets cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi In a small alleyway in Tokyo, there is a small café that has been brewing coffee for more than one hundred years. At first glance there is nothing out of the ordinary about the café, but according to legend: the café possesses …

Book Review: The Secret History

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The Secret History by Donna Tartt A brief summary, attempted without any spoilers. Richard Papen, from California but moves to a small private university in Vermont. There he meets an eccentric, isolated, and clever group of students in the Greek program. In their company and that of ancient texts, they …

Book Review: Interviews with Francis Bacon

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Interviews with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester The book is broken up into a series of 9 interviews, however the interviews due occur over varied periods of times (a day, days, weeks, etc.) and also cover a variety of subjects during each interview. I would recommend reading the book from …

Book Review: Penderwick Series

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PENDERWICKS SERIES By, Jeanne Birdsall Book review By, Alana Howe Penderwicks is a great novel series with lots of interesting adventures. This is a fiction, coming of age, adventure and drama book series. Some of the characters in this novel are Mr. Penderwick, (the father of the four sisters), Rosalind …

Job Posting: Student Page

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The County of Prince Edward Public Library & Archives is hiring a student page. Responsibilities: Responds appropriately to inquiries from library patrons Maintains and stocks outdoor curbside pickup area. This will include carrying books. Shelves library materials according to established procedures Other duties as assigned to assist in the day-to-day …

National Indigenous History Month Programs

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Children Indigenous Storytime Available on demand in June! Local storytellers, including librarian Brandy Brant and Karen Lewis from Kanihote Tyendinaga Public Library, read stories by Indigenous authors and illustrators. Click HERE to register. Minecraft Two sessions: every Wednesday in June at 4:30 PM and every Thursday in June at 4:30 …

BIPOC Authors

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