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Library Corner for the week of March 8, 2021


We’re open with new hours!

Just a reminder to everyone that the Library is open to the public now.  We have implemented new permanent hours at the Library.  Tuesday & Thursday 10:30 – 7:00, Wednesday & Friday 10:30 – 5:00, and Saturdays remain the same at 10:30 – 2:30.  We will still be offering curbside for those who wish, and holds can be placed online with your membership, by email, or give us a call at 204-345-2653.

All things February!

The winner of our “I Love to Read” month Tim Horton gift card was Frank Molgat.  Congrats Frank!  We were so happy to see our patrons again in the Library, we wished we had a gift certificate for all of you.  Our collaboration with the grades 3 – 4 classes at Centennial was so exciting.  The book reviews and Q & A’s with Larissa showed us how much the children at Centennial truly love to read.  They had Larissa scrambling to answer questions like, do you have ukulele books, Lego books, and what’s your favorite book? Colter read to the children online.  They were excited to have virtual visitors to their classrooms.

What’s New

James Grippando has released the next in his Swyteck series and C.J. Box in his Pickett novels. Mary Higgins Clark’s “Piece of My Heart” is #7 in the Suspicion series.  “Later” by Stephen King continues his Hard Case Crime novels.  J.A. Jance’s new novel “Missing and Endangered” is ready for checkouts, as are, Danielle Steel’s “The Affair”, Kristin Hannah’s “The Four Winds”.  Andre Picard, Health Reporter and Columnist for the Globe and Mail covers the timely topic of the urgent care to improve the lives of Canada’s elders in the wake of a pandemic, in “Neglected No More”.  Fellow Canadian author, Margaret MacMillan has published “War: How Conflict Shaped Us”. Margaret MacMillan analyzes the tangled history of war and society and our complicated feelings towards it and towards those who fight. For our younger readers we have Dav Pilkey’s next Captain Underpants novel, and Aaron Blabey’s graphic novel, “The Bad Guys in The One”.  Shelby Mahurin’s books “Serpent & Dove” and “Blood & Honey” are ready for our Young Adult readers.