Book Review: Interviews with Francis Bacon


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


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


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


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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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 a …

Anti-Racism Reading List

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If you’re interested in reading about race, here are a few starting points. Contact your local branch for more suggestions “Elegantly written and powerful in several areas: moving personal recollections; profound cultural analysis; and guidance for moral redemption. A work to relish.” – Toni Morrison Available as a print book, …

County Writers: J.D. Carpenter

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J.D. Carpenter is the author of four books of poetry: Nightfall, Ferryland Head (Missing Link Press, 1976); Swimming at Twelve Mile (Penumbra Press, 1979); Lakeview (Black Moss Press, 1990); Compassionate Travel (Black Moss Press, 1994); and five novels: The Devil in Me (McClelland & Stewart, 2001); Bright’s Kill (Dundurn Press, 2005); 74 Miles Away (Dundurn Press, 2007); Twelve Trees (Dundurn Press, 2008); The County …