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Travel, Sports and Hobbies

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

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If you're a fan of the written-off underdog particlularly race horses winning against long odds you might find Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit:An American Legend an inspiring read.

How's your Italian?

book cover image: Italian-English dictionary

Whether you are studying Italian, brushing up on your basic Italian speaking skills or hoping to pick up some key words before travelling the Italian-
English dictionary = Dizionario Italiano-Inglese
(2016) is a great book to help you along the way

Discover unusual spots in Ontario

book cover image: Discover Ontario

For frequent travelers and even first adventurers there are some unique and unusual sites to see right here in Ontario.


book cover image: Lonely Planet Pocket Chicago

If you are a regular traveller you are most likely quite familiar with the Lonely Planet travel guides.  Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination and they also have the award-winning Lonely Planet website

Knitters Helping Knitters

Knitters Helping Knitters

Are you a social knitter? Or do you just need some knitting advice and support? On January 6, another session of our popular "Knitters Helping Knitters" group starts and will run every week until June 15 at the Central Library.

The Art of Divination

book cover image: tarot

Through the course of history we have been fascinated with the idea of predicting the future and seeing what is in store for us. 

City cycling made simple

book cover image: The urban cycling survival guide: need to know skills & strategies for biking in the city

Bicycles have an increasing presence in the city despite the fact that the city was not actually designed for high density bicycling on the streets.

Obstacle course racing!

book cover image: off course: inside the mad, muddy world of obstacle course racing

I am going to have to start off by saying that you would never find me involved in obstacle course racing.