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Staff Blog

book cover image Atlas Obscura

If you think it might be time to get off the beaten path, this is the guide for you. Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the most curious places in the world.

Book cover Image - I See You

Okay, so you're looking for the next psychological thriller that will keep you up late reading. Well, I've got the answer for you! It's Clare Mackintosh's newest novel - I See You.

book cover image Our Revolution

Days away from the inauguration of Donald Trump, is it too late to Feel The Bern? Mr. Sanders says, "Not on your life!"

190 years ago today on January 9th, 1827, the Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the London District were held in London for the first time at the temporary frame court house and gaol on the southwest corner of Dundas and Ridout streets

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Aboriginal author Wabanakwut (Wab) is a public media broadcaster and musician but more importantly he is the son of First Nation parents who are survivors of the harsh and bitter legacy of the Indian Residential School system.

It's a new year and you know what that means...New Year's Resolutions time! While many people set goals related to relationships or health or finance, why not try a book-related goal this year? A great way to widen your book horizon is to participate in a reading challenge! I've listed a few of my favourites below:

The Orthodox Church in Canada will celebrate Christmas on January 7th according to the Gregorian calendar.  One hundred years ago today (January 6, 1917), prayers were held for the first time in the newly-opened Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Eastern Church on the southwest corner of Dreaney Avenue and Layard Street. That building is still standing today.   

100 years ago yesterday on January 3, 1917, the O'Brien Business College was opened by William J. O'Brien

I have been eagerly awaiting Ruth Ware's new novel, The Woman in Cabin Ten - pretty much since I turned the last page in her first book - In a Dark, Dark Wood! Yes, her books are that good!