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Envisageant les réductions budgétaires par la province, aux services des bibliothèques

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2019 01:31 PM

Le monde des bibliothèques est encore sous le choc des réductions budgétaires de 50%  de chaque organization des services de Bibliothèque de la province, le Services des bibliothèques du Nord (OLS-North) et celle du Sud (SOLS). Cette coupure a été annoncée dans le budget de 2019 par le gouvernement de l’Ontario. En ce moment nous n’avons pas beaucoup de détails sur l’impact total sur les bibliothèques du Nord. Une subvention, pour aider les bibliothèques de l’Ontario à participer dans le programme...

Contemplating the Province’s Library Service Budget Cuts, By Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 01:40 PM

The Ontario library world is reeling from a 50 per cent budget cut to each of the provincial library services organizations, Ontario Library Service-North (OLS-North) and Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS). The cut was delivered by the Ontario government in its 2019 budget. At this time there is little detail on the full impact to Northern Ontario libraries of the cuts. It is known that a subsidy to help Ontario libraries participate in the provincial interlibrary loans program has been eliminated,...

Books Made into Movies by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2019 02:03 PM

In the book that I just finished reading, the author, in her Acknowledgements, thanked Dame Helen Mirren for being the inspiration for one of the fabulous characters in her novel. She’s never met the actress, but she pictured her in her mind’s eye as that character when writing the novel and chose to thank the actress for her inspiration. (If your interest is piqued, the novel I am referring to is The Bar Harbor Retirement Home For Famous Writers (And Their Muses) by Terri-Lynne DeFino).

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Read Unapologetically by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 02:07 PM

Everyone is different, so why should we read the same books?

Sometimes people look down on certain categories or genres, which makes me sad. There is a place for every book and every reader. The important thing is that people are reading, no matter what category or genre they choose.

There have been times when I’ve talked to people who apologized for the books they read. There is no need to apologize for books you enjoy. Read what makes you happy. Read what sparks your imagination. Read what you...

Books Becoming Movies in 2019 by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 02:13 PM

The book-to-movie trend isn’t letting up this year. If you like to read a book before you see the screen adaptation, here’s a list of books we have that are expected to be released as movies this year.

The historical fiction, Native Son by Richard Wright was released at the Sundance Film Festival. If you want to pick up the book, you can find it in Haileybury.

Stephen King books have become popular again with the movie adaptations in the past few years. There is a remake of Pet Sematary set to hit...