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Whether you’re returning in-person, online, or a mix of the two, September is back-to-school season. Check out some of these contemporary YA reads set in high school as you settle into your new school routine. We Used to Be Friends by Amy Spalding At the start of their senior year in high school, James (a girl […]
CALEDON PUBLIC LIBRARY EXPANDS VISITING LIBRARY SERVICES Caledon, ON – Do you need books and other library materials but are unable to travel to the library? In alignment with the Town of Caledon’s Covid-19 Recovery Plan and the proposed action for “Supporting Community Connectedness”, Caledon Public Library (CPL) is expanding our Visiting Library Service (VLS). […]
So what is Science Literacy Week exactly? From their website, “Science Literacy Week showcases the diversity of Canadian science and the culture it’s embedded in. Libraries, museums, science centres, schools and not-for-profits come together to highlight the books, movies, podcasts and events that convey the excitement and influence of science in our everyday lives. It’s about […]
With the change of season brings what may be arguably one of the best book release periods in recent memory. Partly due to the disruption of the publishing cycle because of Covid-19, there are many highly anticipated new books dropping in autumn. Be sure to check out the following new releases coming out in September. […]
Nintendo’s latest edition of Animal Crossing has hit the Switch world by storm. The widely popular social simulation game is imaginative and full of endless creative possibilities that kids absolutely love, from fishing to planting flowers, building gardens and pools, kids won’t be able to put this game down! Equally popular, here are a few other widely […]
While this list may not interest everyone, the fact is we ARE living through a pandemic so I figured some people might want to read books about or set during a pandemic. These books just might fit the bill for you. FICTION: Blindness by José Saramago A city is hit by an epidemic of “white blindness” […]
When I find myself with the “book blahs” and nothing is holding my attention, I turn to audiobooks. Sometimes the change in format is enough to turn the reading slump around. And for the record, listening to audiobooks ABSOULTELY “counts” as reading. If anyone challenges you on that, tell them a librarian said so! I […]
Music festivals, once a staple of the summer season, are largely on hold or have moved to a screen or drive-in near you. But you can still get that music festival feeling with these fiction and non-fiction titles that are all about the music: Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid “When singer Daisy Jones meets Billy Dunne of […]
Studies show that kids who don’t read during summer vacation actually slip in reading ability by the time autumn rolls around. Here are some fun books to help you encourage your children to read over the summer. Don’t forget to sign up for our exciting Summer Reading program at: http://www.caledon.library.on.ca/children/td%20summer%20reading%20club.aspx Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach by Melanie Watt […]
From the look of things right now, quarantine is going to last a wee bit longer! Many of us are not used to staying inside and spending prolonged periods of time at home. If you’re like me, you may be running out of fun things to do – fortunately, CPL libraries has some great videogames […]