Monthly Archives: December 2015

Ornery wax crayons all have different needs and desires; can a kid help each colour set aside grievances and work together?

The thought of picnics made him hungry. So he laid out a nice simple picnic lunch. There was nothing but pie. But there were all nine kinds of pie that Harold liked best.   There’s a cartoon making the rounds … Continue reading

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All about Shakespeare

Here’s some advance notice: William Shakespeare died in 1616, and many book publishers will spend a chunk of 2016 celebrating this 400th anniversary. (It’s April 23, if you’ve got your agenda handy.) The Bard’s work is everywhere. Find his plays … Continue reading

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Return to Essex County

Jeff Lemire’s award-winning graphic novel, Essex County (2009), is set to become a CBC television series. Essex County is a family saga set in Detroit, which is located right next to Canada’s Essex County. It’s a great read (and can … Continue reading

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‘External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him’

Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail. Mind! I don’t mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015 holiday hours

It’s the end of the year 2015! The Lennoxville Library closes Wednesday, December 23, at 5 p.m. We will reopen on Saturday, January 9 (from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.). You can take out extra books during the break, and … Continue reading

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The return of the star wars

The seventh installment of the Star Wars movie series is out December 18th! For those who want more, check out the Star Wars section in the Lennoxville Library’s  Young Adult section (as well as C-160, C-262, and C-400A; there’s lots … Continue reading

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The Canada Reads 2016 longlist

Want to get started early on reading some of Canada’s best books? The CBC has just released its longlist of 15 books for Canada Reads 2016. “Canada Reads 2016 is all about ‘starting over.’ The show will feature books about … Continue reading

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