Monthly Archives: March 2015

Inconvenient? Perhaps

The vote is in! The vote for Lennoxville Reads, that is, where we beat the CBC’s Canada Reads discussion by a week! As noted on the Lennoxville Library’s Facebook page, “The five panelists did a fine job defending each book … Continue reading

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It’s a speck! It’s a rock! It’s… it’s… maybe it’s… uhm… No, wait. It’s a Brown-headed Cowbird!

‘Tis the season for birding. Okay, every season is good for birders. But that languorously slow amble from winter to spring is particularly rewarding, as birds begin their travels back up to northern climes. Some feathered friends, seemingly overcome by … Continue reading

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Good-bye, Mr. Peet

English author Mal Peet died this month, at the age of 67. He began writing at 40, saying he’d spent his earlier years “pissing about really, drinking, working on building sites, travelling.” His first Young Adult novel was published 16 … Continue reading

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Kids on spring break?

Wheee! Most students have this week off. It’s a perfect time to read – and boys, we mean you, too. “Research shows that boys are having trouble reading, and that boys are getting worse at reading. No one is quite … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss!

Happy birthday to the late Theodor Seuss Geisel. The good Dr. Seuss was born on March 2 back in 1904. To celebrate, his publishers announced the impending publication of an old manuscript, titled What Pet Should I Get?, to be … Continue reading

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