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By Sheila Howlett-Soltysiak Self-help books have been around seemingly forever. Indeed, humans have a long history in attempting to improve ourselves. Advice on bettering yourself existed in the time of scrolls (the Sebayt writings of Ancient Egypt) through the Middle Ages (Conduct books which set out ‘ethically appropriate’ ways to live) and the Victorian Era […]
Caledon Public Library (CPL) is excited to announce the first steps in a gradual return to library services. Thank you to all our customers who have been taking such good care of our library materials these past few months. Beginning June 3, 2020, we will be ready to accept returns that will fit into our […]
Though summer is looking a little different than last year, it will be no less fun as Caledon Public Library launches its TD Summer Reading Club early, online, on June 1. Children, ages birth to 12, can enter bi-weekly draws for an array of prizes by registering online at caledonlibrary.readsquared.com or downloading the READsquared app. […]
Hopefully you are discovering phenomenal Indigenous writers all year long, but Indigenous History Month in June is a perfect time to catch up on new authors on the scene and established names you might not know yet. Check out these articles to get you started: Several years ago, the Festival of Literary Diversity posted this graphic on […]
By Amanda Donaldson For Fans of Non-Fiction…Try Graphic Memoirs! When it comes to graphic novels, many people operate under the assumption that comics are simply about superheroes, designed for kids and teenagers who will presumably one day grow out of them. At one point, we decided that pictures were for children, and that when you […]
May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. It marks the perfect opportunity for us to highlight the contributions of authors with Asian backgrounds to the world of books. There have been many inspiring authors over the years, from the celebrated works of Michael Ondaatje and Rupi Kaur, to newer and lesser known contributions of Souvankham […]
May 14, 2020 CALEDON PUBLIC LIBRARY DEVELOPING PLAN TO RESUME SPECIFIC SERVICES Bolton, ON – As per the Government of Ontario’s May 14th released detailed list of Stage 1 openings, public library services may resume for delivery and pickup as early as May 19, 2020. While Caledon Public Library (CPL) truly appreciates that library services […]
Bolton, ON – Tech support, movies, music, children’s story times, writing contests, as well as e-Books, eAudiobooks and many other resources are still available to you even with the physical closing of the library branches during this time of self-isolation. Caledon Public Library (CPL) remains virtually open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week […]
Reviewed by Holly Armstrong “Woman on the edge” by Samantha Bailey A total stranger on the subway platform whispers, “Take my baby.” She places her child in your arms. She says your name. Then she jumps… The first lines in Samantha Bailey’s chilling debut novel of deceit and duplicity that will have you guessing until […]
Written By: Sandra Mazzotta Most people who read books tend to have a particular type of book they favour. Reading a great biography/memoir can be fun, intriguing and educational at the same time. Here are a few of my favourites: “Becoming” by Michelle Obama An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady […]