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Alongside more than 500 other Canadian public libraries, we are excited to announce the first national, bilingual (English and French) digital book club!
More than 80% of Canadian public libraries will be offering free, unlimited access to Vi by Kim Thúy, in eBook and eAudiobook formats across different platforms from January 1-31, 2021. Vi will be available in English and French – without holds or waitlists – to all CPL cardholders.
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There’s no doubt about it – the holidays are going to be super weird this year. All of our fun family gatherings and meetups with friends are firmly on hold, and that means fewer opportunities for holiday noshing as well. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t cook up a storm just for your own […]
Written by Laura Foti In these slightly less than predictable times, one thing that remains true and will never waiver is the nostalgia and feel good vibes that a Christmas movie provides. They’re really “the gift that keeps on giving” and prove themselves more of a staple than a stuffed turkey. This year in particular, […]
By Melissa Mason Ready to be snowed in? Grab a blanket and some hot chocolate and dig into a wintery new book! Pug’s Snow Day by Kyla May Bub the pug has never seen snow before, and when Duchess the cat tells him it is frozen rain he is appalled and does not want […]
December is finally upon us and with that comes the last new releases of the year. Here are the most anticipated titles for this month. “Dark Tides” by Philippa Gregory Midsummer Eve 1670. Two unexpected visitors arrive at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the River Thames. The first is a wealthy […]
Honest Thief Director: Mark Williams Stars: Liam Neeson, Kate Walsh, Jai Courtney Summary: Wanting to lead an honest life, a notorious bank robber turns himself in, only to be double-crossed by two ruthless FBI agents. Mulan Director: Niki Caro Stars: Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, Li Gong Summary: A young Chinese maiden disguises herself as a male warrior […]
By: Melissa Mason Grab some hot chocolate and curl up with these books set in lands of ice and snow. A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated–scars that will […]
Literature has an amazing ability to help us understand, develop empathy, and transport us to places and times that are not our own. As we observe Remembrance Day, great works of literature can remind us why it is crucial that we pause and remember. Here are a few titles to get you started: Wake, by […]
Wednesday November 11th: A Day of Remembering November 11 is Remembrance Day, a day to reflect, honour and show our respect and gratitude to the serving and previous members of our armed forces who sacrificed much for our country. To Look a Nazi in the Eye by Kathy Kacer To Look a Nazi […]
November 11 is Remembrance Day, a day to show our respect and gratitude to the serving and previous members of our armed forces who have sacrificed for our country. Originally called Armistice Day, Remembrance Day is observed on the 11th day of the 11th month. At the 11th hour on this day, we pause to […]
Another month brings another slew of new releases, and some by some very popular authors. So if you’re looking for something new to read this November check out these new releases. “Fortune and Glory” by Janet Evanovich Release Date: November 10th, 2020 When Stephanie’s beloved Grandma Mazur’s new husband died on their wedding night, the […]