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Forest of Reading Begins!

It’s hard to believe, but it’s Forest of Reading® time again at the library! This is a wonderful reading program for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6, and it runs from now through the end of April 2016. 394 more words

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Cocoa Returns!

If you followed us last year, you’ll know we had our first ever visit from our Elf on the Library Shelf, Cocoa!  He’s scheduled to make it back here from the North Pole tomorrow, and let me tell you, there will be plenty for him to do. 44 more words

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NaNoWriMo and the Library

Once again, we’re finishing up a NaNoWriMo program at the library in a few days. We have a great group of writers who have participated in many of our National Novel Writing Month programs, and this session was filled with a fantastic group as usual. 346 more words


Last Lego of the Year!

It’s our last Lego Drop-In Day of the year tomorrow. For those students who are off, you can drop in any time between 2-4pm to do our final Lego challenge. 19 more words

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The Stories are Over.

We’re finishing up a lot of our fall programs this week and next, including storytime. This is such a favourite of our patrons, and I know it will be tricky getting the little ones out of the schedule, but we hope everyone will continue to visit the library during December to take out books and DVDs. 85 more words

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Visit the Museum!

It seems that people are still just hearing about this great program that we’re thrilled to offer to our patrons—museum passes!  And they aren’t just for kids. 128 more words

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How to Tell a Story

Recently, at one of our NaNoWriMo group meetings, we talked about how to put together a story, and the art of the first line. While I spend a great deal of time with my young writers talking about elements of a story, and working specifically on first lines, I’ve never really done this with the adults. 125 more words

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