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October staff picks roundup

Catherine Coles Coles Notes The staff of the County of L&A Libraries are avid readers and always eager to share their favourite books ...
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The 2019 Giller Prize shortlist

Catherine Coles Coles Notes The 2019 shortlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, easily Canada’s most prestigious literary award, was announced ...
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At the top of my TBR list

Catherine Coles Coles Notes My to-be-read list (TBR) is constantly growing. Even for the most voracious reader, it’s nearly impossible ...
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The Handmaid’s Tale Read-Alikes

Catherine Coles Coles Notes With all of the hype surrounding Margaret Atwood’s new book The Testaments, plenty of attention has ...
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September’s staff picks

Catherine Coles Coles Notes The staff of the County of L&A Libraries are avid readers and always eager to share ...
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Moving on, moving up, moving out

Laurie Snider Notes from the Nest The storm clouds were gathering just off in the southern distance. Bright flashes of ...
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It’s raining zucchini in the garden patch

Laurie Snider Notes from the Nest It was rather a daunting task that lay before me. For the past week ...
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Finding time to read aloud

Catherine Coles Coles Notes Reading aloud to children is a great way to create a sense of connection. Research shows ...
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Bocce, the quintessential lawn game

Laurie Snider Notes from the Nest On the day of the tournament, the sun was shining brightly in a sky ...
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August’s staff picks

Catherine Coles Coles Notes The staff of the County of L&A Libraries are avid readers and always eager to share their favourite books ...
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