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New, affordable Housing within reach...

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Join us at the Library for a free information session with Habitat for Humanity (Oxford Middlesex Elgin). Acquiring a NEW home may be well within your reach!

The Muffin Tin

The muffin tin is no longer just for baking muffins.  It has become one of the most versatile pieces of cookware that you can have in your kitchen.  With your muffin tin you can make appetizers, entrees, desserts and so much more.  Matt Kadey's new book Muffin Tin Chef : 101 Savory Snacks, Adorable Appeti

Raising healthy eaters

Picky eaters, snackers, veggie haters and fruit disdainers all have one thing in common.  They don't live in a small town in Northern France.  Karen Le Billon's new  book French kids eat everyhting (and yours can, too) : how our family moved to France, cured picky eating, banned snacking, an

Summer meals

Our new copy of Simple Asian Meals will provide you with more than 100 easy-to-prepare recipes that are not only tasty and attractive but are known to ease digestion, lower cholesterol and bolster the immune system.  Another great book for easy but traditional recipes is Zuppe: soups from the kitchen of the American Academy in Rome which features such great summer c

How does your Garden Grow?

Book Cover ImageThere are all kinds of gardening books out there - some for specific plants such as roses, some for organic gardening, and even others that help you design your garden. Where does a gardener go for an all-in-one solution? Look no further than the Reader's Digest Everyday Garden Solutions: Expert Advice from The National Gardening Association.

Is Your Garden Green?

Book Cover ImageJoin us for a presentation on Gardening Green by the London Middlesex Master Gardeners on May 2nd from 7-30 pm in the Stevenson & Hunt room of the Central Library. This program will help you to hone your organic gardening practices.

Locavore: local diet, healthy planet - a documentary to celebrate the Earth Day

How important is it to eat locally grown food? Does it affect our health, economics or environment?

Veggies 101

Book Cover ImageThe thought of fresh, organic, homegrown vegetables out of my own backyard conjures thoughts of sunshine, summer... and a bit of fear! I truthfully don't know a lot about growing vegetables.  How much light? How often should I water? What about bugs? Scary thoughts for a beginner.

Sweet and Little Desserts

Book Cover ImageDo you have a craving for just a little something sweet? Are you hosting an event where you want to provide individual desserts?

Gardening made Simple

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Are you a new gardener looking for some ideas for spring? How about an avid gardener looking for something new?