Behind the Scenes At The Library: Moving Books

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The County of Prince Edward Public Library and Archives sounds like a large library system on the surface. We are proud to boast about our six branches, which serve every corner of our 1,050 square kilometre island. But, while we have multiple branches, each one is small, with only so …

March Break Fun

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What a week it’s been! While schools have been quiet, our library branches have been a buzz of activity. There were events at all branches across the County, providing fun and entertainment for County kids and even a chance to learn a thing or two. At our Picton and Wellington …

BookTalking: Company Town by Madeline Ashby

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I was so excited to get my hands on a copy of Company Town by Madeline Ashby. This dystopian, futuristic novel has been selected as one of the Canada Reads books for 2017 and, now that I’ve read it, I can definitively say it deserves the honour. In Ashby’s dystopian …

Pi Day at the Library

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Today is Pi Day! Every year on March 14th – 3.14 – the mathematically inclined celebrate Pi Day by eating – you guessed it – pie! Here at the library, we couldn’t let the day go by without acknowledge it and we thought you might want to as well. Why …

Finger Knitting at the Library!

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It was a full house at the Picton Branch Library on Friday, March 3rd for our day of knitting activities, but the participants weren’t who you might expect! We have vibrant knitting clubs at our Picton, Wellington and Milford Branch Libraries, but this particular crowd had significantly less knitting experience …