Library Corner for the week of August 12, 2019

Updated 2019/08/16

Kids Summer Reading Program Wind-Up

The Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre will be joining us for our Summer Reading Club Wind-up on Thursday, August 15th. Please arrive at the Library for 10:30 am, and then we will walk together to the LDB Senior School for the event.  Everyone is welcome and the show is free. If you have any questions, please stop by the Library or give us a call at (204)345-2653.

We have had a wonderful time Exploring Nature at the Lac du Bonnet Library this summer! Thank you to all the children who joined us throughout the summer and to their parents and grandparents for getting them to the Library. Thank you to Payden Schwab for doing an amazing job ensuring all the children had fun every day. Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers who helped us out this year with our many events! We are so proud of how the children kept up their reading throughout the program and we hope to see you all again next summer!

 Annual Fall Supper

      The Lac du Bonnet Regional Library’s Annual Fall Supper will be held on Saturday, September 14th at the Legion Hall. Tickets are now available at the Library and Ingham Pharmacy. The wish lists for groceries and volunteers are posted in the library. Please get your tickets early as the evening usually sells-out.

New Non-Fiction

Scott Anderson writes Fractured Lands, examining the causes of the unraveling and upheaval in the Middle East.  A fascinating look into the geopolitical tragedy surrounding the anti government uprisings that shook the area that became known as the Arab Spring through the eyes of six individuals.

A Tale of Two Divas by Elspeth Cameron with Gail Kreutzer is the curious adventures of Jean Forsyth and Edith J. Miller in Canada’s Edwardian West.  This is a fascinating tale of two extraordinary singers in a bygone era where opportunities for women were scarce.

New Inspirational Fiction

Misty M. Beller continues her series Heart of the Mountains with the second book This Wilderness Journey.  He’s been sent to retrieve the new missionary and she is not at all who he expects to find.

New Fiction

In Strip Jack by an Rankin Detective Inspector John Rebus investigates when a popular Member of Parliament finds himself in the middle of a media whirlwind.

Rick Mofina writes Missing Daughter.  Life can change in an instant when a twelve year old girl goes missing and no one can be ruled out.