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About BiblioLennLibrary

The Lennoxville Library, in Quebec's Eastern Townships, offers free memberships to all residents of Sherbrooke. We have a great selection of books in French and English, plus books on tape and CD, too! Check out our large-print section, our graphic novels... La Biblio Lennoxville se situe dans les Cantons-de-l'Est du Quebec. Les residents de Sherbrooke peuvent devenir membre gratuitement. Nous avons une grande selection de livres en francais et en anglais. Venez donc nous voir! Hours/Heures d'ouverture: Mardi-Tuesday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Mercredi et Jeudi -Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 6pm -- 10h a 18h Vendredi-Friday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Samedi-Saturday, 11am to 4pm -- 11h a 16h Pour plus d'info, vous pouvez nous trouver au http://www.bibliolennoxvillelibrary.ca/ Click on the above to get to our website!

O Death Where is Thy Sting?

by Stephen Sheeran Raymond Briggs’ Time for Lights Out (2019) is not for the faint-hearted. It is unusual—an autobiographical graphic novel, in which he presents a meditation on impending death. Some of you, like me, may inwardly scoff at the … Continue reading

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Hanging Out at McDonald’s?

by Vince Cuddihy Ben H. Winters’ The Last Policeman (2012) is the first part of a trilogy that includes Countdown City (2013) and World of Trouble (2014). Winters blends elements of science fiction with detective fiction to create a new … Continue reading

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Everything Grows!

by Shanna Bernier Everything grows and grows Babies do Animals too Everything grows Everything grows and grows Sisters do Brothers too Everything grows A blade of grass, fingers and toes Hair on my head, a red, red rose Everything grows, … Continue reading

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The Plague: A Story of Our Times

by Stephen Sheeran In the category of ’Tis-an-ill-wind-that-blows-nobody-some-good, sales of Albert Camus’ The Plague (La Peste-1947) have skyrocketed over the past couple of months. Misery loves company, I guess, and in lockdown what better way to seek diversion than in … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Escapism while parenting in a pandemic

By Shanna Bernier Parenting during a pandemic is wild. There have been countless articles, blogs and rants shared online and in print about how untenable it is for most parents to manage their full-time jobs, children, a home as well … Continue reading

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Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club By Megan Gail Coles

Reviewed by Janine Taylor-Cutting It has been months since I read this electrifying book, which is a Canada Reads selection this year. So today I sat down in front of my laptop and asked myself what I remembered about Small … Continue reading

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We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir, by Samra Habib

Reviewed by Linda Buchanan This is the fourth of the Good Reads reviews of this year’s Canada Reads event held in Lennoxville on March 11 2020   Samra Habib is a journalist, writer, photographer and activist. She sprang into the … Continue reading

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Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Today’s review is the third from the participants in the Canada Reads event recently held at the Lennoxville Library. Reviewed by Sébastien Lebel-Grenier Son of a Trickster is a ‘coming of age’ novel about a sixteen-year-old boy with a big … Continue reading

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From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle

Today’s review is the second of five from the participants in the Canada Reads event recently held at the Lennoxville Library. Reviewed by Charity Kerrigan   From the Ashes is a book written as part of Jesse Thistle’s AA 12 … Continue reading

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Cory Doctorow:  Radicalized

Prof. Jean L. Manore, Bishop’s University Today’s review is the first of five taken from the recent Canada Reads presentations at the Lennoxville Library. Radicalized consists of four novellas each tackling an issue of increasing concern:  refugees, race relations, paying … Continue reading

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