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Attracting Peace: The Day After Peace

The United Nations has declared September 21st International Day of Peace, a day of global ceasefire and non-violence.  Please join us in recognizing International Peace Day with

Angie Aristone: Psychic Medium

Thursday, September 24th, 7-9 pm

Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library

 

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Have you ever noticed the great book displays your library always has? Our staff make it a point to put up interesting displays whether they are fiction or non-fiction.  Displays are usually

Jobs in the Health Care Sector

Are you searching for a rewarding career that is always in demand?  Do you have the skills to provide the necessary care to the ones you are responsible for?  A much sought-after career in the health services field may be just what the doctor ordered.

Women & Writing

book cover imageHave you ever wondered about the impact of women writers within our literary tradition?  'A Jury of Her Peers: American Writers

Live Long and Healthy. How to Create a Disease Free Future

Live Long and Healthy.How to Create a Disease Free Future , a talk by Dr. Brian Clement , will be on Thursday, September 10th at 6pm in the Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library. This is a unique opportunity to meet  an author and internationally renowned speaker, director of Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida. Come and learn how each of us can lengthen our life span, increase the quality of our health and well being and prevent premature aging and disease.

Dieppe Raid

This month marks the 67th anniversary of the disastrous raid on the German - occupied French port of Dieppe.  Of the 5000 Canadian soldiers involved, 900 were killed and over 1870 individuals were taken prisoner.  Hugh Brewster has written a new children's book to keep this story alive with young people.  Also, check out  other

Corruption in Science

Corruption in Science: a two part expose with Pam Killeen. Join us on Wednesday, September 2nd  at 6:30 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt room A for Junk Science: How Corporate Science Deceives Consumers, an informative talk exposing how junk science could be undermining the quality of our lives.

Exploring the LPL's Online Career Resources

The "Searching for Work" section of the LPL's website is a great place to find web-based employment information at the click of a button and it's not just information on cover letters and resumes. Maybe you've used "Searching for Work" to access the London and area job postings, but did you know you can read articles about cultivating your network and creating your work portfolio? Have you ever wondered what the job prospects for nurses are, or wanted to know more about apprenticeships?

Knitters Helping Knitters

Are you a knitter or hoping to learn how, or just in the need of some knitting advice? Do you like the idea of joining other knitters in a social setting every week?