Monthly Archives: June 2014

Have you been by lately?

Have you been to the Lennoxville Library lately? New decor, new website, new services. You can now check our book catalog on-line. You can also renew on-line, request books from another Townships library, and get e-books! You can find all … Continue reading

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Ow, ow, ow, ow – hey could you move that knife a little to the left? Canadian political satire hits you right in the ribbing

Oh, Canada. What a complex little country we are. And there are authors determined to make us laugh about ourselves even as they jab a knife into our soft fleshy bits. Repeatedly. The Lennoxville Library has two impressive works of … Continue reading

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Little Woo crunched succulent earwigs: The eccentric Emily Carr, her monkey, and the works she created that will live forever

Some of us are world-class artists; some of us, knowing that we never will reach that level of breathtaking skill, seek instead to become muse and confidante to those whose talents eclipse our own. Consider Ira Dilworth. He was an … Continue reading

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The lady’s not for burning: How to outsmart a pogrom (or two)

In the Western tradition, witches were condemned around-and-about the year 560 BC. That’s the date scholars believe Leviticus and Exodus were written, by the same person (“Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live”). A while later, St. Augustine sniffed at … Continue reading

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Summer, for kids 5 to 12

The 2014 TD Summer Reading Club Program runs from July 2 to August 7, for young people aged 5 to 12. That’s in both English (Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3) and French (Thursday afternoons, same time). Each workshop is … Continue reading

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Annual book sale!

Our annual book sale will be held on Friendship Day, tomorrow, Saturday, June 14, 2014. That’s from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. right in front of the Lennoxville Library, at Queen and College streets. Please come by and visit!  And … Continue reading

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Forensics, bones, and the heat of the American South: Gruesome crime novels make for fun reading

Think “Southern-fried forensics.” These are gruesome science-based crime novels that careen at rough-neck speed and are set in the hot, hot Southern United States. Start with Patricia Cornwell. Her fictional Dr. Kay Scarpetta has become a household name since the … Continue reading

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