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All locations CLOSED Friday, April 7, Sunday, April 9 and Monday, April 10 for Easter holiday.

Open Saturday, April 8.


Spring Jokes to tickle your funnybone

If April showers bring May flowers, what do Mayflowers bring?


What do you call a sunny day that's followed by two days of rain?


What happens when it rains cats and dogs?

You have to be careful not to step in a poodle.

Joke of the Month

Why did the gum cross the road?
Because it was stuck to the chicken's foot.

Thanks to Hanin for this joke.

Do you like Harry Potter books?

book cover imageIf you like Harry Potter books and looking for something else to read that are like them, then check out our We Recommend: if you like Harry Potter reading list. This will give you a list of books just like those ones that we think you'll like too!

Book Review: Rapunzel and other Magic Fairytales -- discover a new story!

book cover imageWere Cinderella’s footmen transformed mice or lizards? Have you ever wondered why you’ve heard so many different versions of Cinderella? Some of the stories in Rapunzel and other Magic Fairy Tales will be familiar to you, like Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella, but others like The Girl with No Hands may be new discoveries.

Fairy tales have been

Book Review: Alex and the Ironic Gentleman

If you like Lemony Snicket and the Series of Unfortunate Events read this book!

Tomboy Alexandra Morningside, an orphan, lives with her uncle above his doorknob shop. As she and her uncle befriend Alex’s new grade six teacher Mr. Underwood, they learn that he is the descendant of the notorious pirate Wigpowder who reportedly buried

March Break Activities at the Library

A break is coming your way and we want you to make the most of it! Have you made plans for your March Break week 2009? Whether you plan to stay close to home, go on a trip, spend time with friends, or just relax with some good books or movies, we’ve got lots of great stuff for you! Here are a few suggestions:

Join us for magic, movies, crafts and other fun activities at the library!

Find some great books to read over the break! You can use

Book Review: One Boy

One Boy book cover imageOne Boy is a counting book with a difference! Not only will this book familarize young readers with the numbers from 1 to 10 but author Laura Vaccaro Seeger cleverly uses die-cut pages to reveal hidden words within words making this a terrific book for beginning readers.

Environmental Fun

Think the environment is cool?  Got a project due on the Great Lakes tomorrow and you do not know where to turn?  Or do you just want to test out your knowledge on the environment?  For these reasons and more why not check out Environment Canada Kids Page!