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Library Corner for the week of August 23, 2021

Our Student Staff Members

With the end of summer and the beginning of the new school year approaching, the Library would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our summer student employees for their hard work these past few months.

Thank you to Lily Hodgson, our Summer Reading Club Coordinator for pulling together an awesome reading program! Lily did a phenomenal job adapting the Summer Reading Club to be as interactive and as engaging as possible while still following the ever-changing public health guidelines. The Summer Reading Club could not have happened without her. We look forward to keeping Lily on as an Assistant Clerk through the year.

Also, the Library will be saying good bye to Miles Rosnow in September, but first we would like to thank him for all his help this summer.

Finally, come September the Library will be welcoming back Colter Zirk as an Assistant Clerk.

First Nation Communities READ

First Nation Communities READ is an annual reading campaign launched in 2003 by the First Nations public library community in Ontario. The campaign aims to encourage family literacy, as well as promote the publication, sharing, and understanding of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit voices and experiences.

These are a few of the selected titles from First Nation Communities READ that are now available at the Library:

Biography: From the Ashes (Jesse Thistle), follows the authors journey in foster care, finding himself homeless and an addict, and eventually finding himself.

Young Adult Fiction: This Place: 150 Years Retold (various authors) a graphic novel anthology which explores 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in ten stories.

Junior Fiction: The Case of Windy Lake, The Case of the Missing Auntie, and The Case of the Burgled Bundle (Michael Hutchinson) three books in the “Mighty Muskrats Mystery” series. Michael Hutchinson attended Lac du Bonnet Senior School and is currently the Co-Host at CTV Morning Live.

Easy Reader: The Walrus and the Caribou (Maika Harper), Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh/This is How I Know (Brittany Luby), and When We Had Sled Dogs (Ida Tremblay & Miriam Korner).

New to Our Collection…

New to Adult Fiction: Three Missing Days (Colleen Coble) #3 in the “Pelican Harbour” series, Billy Summers (Stephen King), The Awakening (Nora Roberts) the first book in a new series, Class Act (Stuart Woods).

New to Large Print: the newest Danielle Steel book Nine Lives and False Witness (Karin Slaughter).

New to Adult Non-Fiction: The ABC’s of LGBT+ (Ashley Mardell) and The Transgender Child (Stephanie Brill & Rachel Pepper).

New to Junior Fiction: A Tale of Magic and A Tale of Witchcraft (Chris Colfer) a new fantastical duology.