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James Reaney Poetry Soirée

book cover imageOn Tuesday May 25 we're celebrating a remarkable and unique writer, James Reaney.  Not only did he win 3 Governor General's Literary Awards, but his creative writing powers were so versatile that he won those awards in two different literary genres:  Poetry and Dr

Nutritional Approach to Mental Health - Health Regained!

Come and join us for the part two of the Nutritional Approach to Mental Health on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt room in Central Library. Lorraine Stuyt, ND will be talking about Health Regained. She will look at the specific nutritional deficiencies related to depression and anxiety, and explain how nutritional therapy could improve symptoms, under the guidance of a health practitioner.

A book sale will follow

Free, No registration required

How To Sell Yourself

From Arch Lustberg comes an excellent publication titled "How To Sell Yourself : Using Leadership, Likability, and Luck To Succeed".  This is a terrific resource for those needing that extra edge in the job interview.  Lustberg emphasizes the need to gain contol over yourself, and not to panic in an interview situation.  If one appears nervous, it will show to the interviewer and come across as you having a lack of confidence.  The a

Food Maters - it really does!!!!- May 4th - 6:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, May 4 at 6:30 pm in the Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library, as we will screen FoodMatters, which uncovers the trillion dollar worldwide Sickness Industry, and explains a growing body of scientific evidence proving that nutritional therapy can be more effective, more economical, less harmful and less invasive than most conventional medical treatments. Find out what works, what doesn't, and what's killing you.


ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices.  The ENERGY STAR label is an international symbol. This universally recognized logo contains the word "energy" and a star shape situated beneath a half circle line and placed within a turquoise blue box.  ENERGY STAR product specifications establish the criteria for a product to meet before it can receive the label.

Author Reading: Thom Vernon

Come out out for a reading from Canadian author Thom Vernon. He will read from his new work called "The Drifts".

Thom has done somereally  interesting things.

War Brides

George Clark's recent piece in the London Free Press on war brides prompted me to think about their stories and to see what our library has on this topic. Here is a list of both fiction and non-fiction. 

You Are What You Eat - April 27 and May 4!!!!

Join us for You Are What You Eat - two sessions program in the Wolf Performance Hall. Find out what works, what doesn't, and what's killing you.

iPhone App for Databases

Are you one of those people who likes to look up answers to burning questions right now?

How Do Computers Work?

Have you ever found yourself wondering about the inside of your computer? Or, maybe you have puzzled about the difference between RAM and ROM! Are you curious about home networking, Internet connections and protecting your computer? Or, maybe you just want to nod your head knowingly when friends and family are using terms like bandwidth, motherboard or video card.