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Reading Challenge: A Book about Someone Unlike Yourself

Oct 08, 2021

This Reading Challenge category is wide open! You can pick a book where the main character lives in a different time or place. Or they simply look different from you. They could be loud and outgoing while you're quiet and shy, or vice versa. Maybe you admire them for skills you'd like to gain. Maybe they even have superpowers!


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5 Ways to Celebrate Canadian Library Month

Oct 04, 2021

Fall means apples and pumpkins, leaves turning red and gold, busy animals getting ready for hibernation and busy ghosts getting ready for haunting. Oh, and celebrating Canadian Library Month in October! We have some ideas for how to do that:

1. Enter our annual Design-a-Bookmark Contest. You can pick up your contest entry form at any open branch or bookmobile, or you can

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Orange Shirt Day

Sep 28, 2021

September 30 is Orange Shirt Day. It began in 2013, when Phyllis Webstad shared her story about her first day at a residential school. Six-year-old Phyllis wore a new orange shirt that her grandmother had bought for her. But the shirt was taken away from her and never returned.


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