Category Archives: MMPL News

New this week – JUly 8, 2019

Week of July 8, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

Found Drowned by Laurie Glenn Norris
The Good, The Bad and the Smug by Tom Holt
Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
A Deceptive Devotion: a Lane Winslow mystery by Iona Whishaw
A Well Behaved Woman: a novel of the Vanderbilts
The Mortician’s Daughter by Elizabeth Bloom

Adult Non-Fiction

Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman
That Month in Tuscany: by Inglath Cooper
Code Name Lise: the true story of the woman who becamce WWII’s most highly decorated spy by Larry Loftis
Embrace Your Greatness: 50 ways to build unshakable self-esteem by Judith Belmont

Juvenile Non-Fiction

Not So Different: What You Really Want To Ask About Having a Disability by Shane Burcaw

DVDs

Veep, the complete fifth season
Stan & Ollie
Final Portrait
Shakespear & Hathaway, the complete season one

New this week – JUly 1, 2019

Week of July 1, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

Big Sky: a Jackson Brodie novel by Kate Atkinson
Paranoid by Lisa Jackson
When We Found Home by Susan Mallery
Alex Cross’s Trial by James Patterson
The Lost Daughter by Gill Paul
Moon Shell Beach by Nancy Thayer

Adult Non-Fiction

The Woo Woo by Lindsay Wong
Teardown: rebuilding democracy from the ground up by Dave Meslin
New Ways of Understanding Autism by Brigitte Harrisson
Madame Fourcade’s Secret Wa: the daring young woman who led France’s largest spy network against Hitler by Lynne Olson
Eating in Color: delicious, healthy recipes fro you and your family by Frances Largeman-Roth
The Natural Cook: eating the seasons from root to fruit by Tom Hunt

DVDs

A Place to Call Home, Season 6
On the Basis of Sex
Unforgotten, , Season 3
Captain Marvel

New this week – JUNE 19, 2019

Week of June 19, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

The Oracle: A Sam Fargo Adventure by Clive Cussler
The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearse
We All Fall Down by Daniel Kalla
Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults by Lucy Mangan
Sweet Heart by Peter James
Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay

Adult Non-Fiction

The Reality Bubble by Zia Tong
Bento Power: brilliantly balanced lunchbox recipes by Sara Kiyo Popowa
Slime: how algae created us, plague us, and just might save us by Ruth Kassinger
The Ride Side of History: how reason and moral purpose made the west great by Ben Shapiro

DVDs

Shame
Unforforgotten: the complete second season
Frankie Drake Mysteries: season one
Condor: season one
Lady in White
The Great British Baking Show: Season 3
Mary Queen of Scots
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
The Seagull
The Favourite

New this week – JUNE 24, 2019

Week of June 24, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

The Porpoise by Mark Haddon
The Perfect Plan by Bryan Reardon
Her Daughter’s Mother by Daniela Petrova
Downfall: a Brady novel by J. A. Jance
Bunny by Mona Awad

Adult Non-Fiction

Every Man a Hero: a memoir of D-Day by Ray Lambert
The Mindful Athlete: secrets to pure performance by George Mumford
Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids by Deborah Ellis
Sprinklebakes: Dessert Recipes to Inspire Your Inner Artist by Heather Baird

DVDs

Veep, season 3
Blacklist, the complete second season
Isn’t It Romantic
Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald

Animal Toy and Treat Drive

Our friends at the Lanark Animal Welfare Society will be dropping by the Almonte Branch on August 10th for an ADOPTION EVENT.

To create interest, TAG is setting up an Animal Toy & Treat Drive at the Library during the month of July.

We are getting together to make some posters, a stand, and a drop-off donation bin.

Interested?

Drop by the Almonte Branch on Wednesday, July 3rd at 5:30 to set it up.

It’ll be fun and it counts as volunteer hours!

New this week – JUNE 19, 2019

Week of June 19, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

The Oracle: A Sam Fargo Adventure by Clive Cussler
The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearse
We All Fall Down by Daniel Kalla
Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults by Lucy Mangan
Sweet Heart by Peter James
Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand
A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay

Adult Non-Fiction

The Reality Bubble by Zia Tong
Bento Power: brilliantly balanced lunchbox recipes by Sara Kiyo Popowa
Slime: how algae created us, plague us, and just might save us by Ruth Kassinger
The Ride Side of History: how reason and moral purpose made the west great by Ben Shapiro

DVDs

Shame
Unforforgotten: the complete second season
Frankie Drake Mysteries: season one
Condor: season one
Lady in White
The Great British Baking Show: Season 3
Mary Queen of Scots
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
The Seagull
The Favourite

Teen advisory group (tag)

Our Teen Advisory Group is a venue for teens in grades 9 through 12 to develop leadership skills, create library programs and influence our teen collection, while gaining community service hours!

TAG offers a great opportunity to:

  • Suggest new teen programs
  • Volunteer at programs such as travelogues, technology workshops, and other library events
  • Write book reviews for our review blog
  • Create book or art displays and make recommendations to improve our teen spaces

Meetings are held in the Almonte Branch meeting room.

To join call 613-256-1037 or follow us on Istagram https://www.instagram.com/mmpl_tag/ or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/missmillsTAG/ .

If you are looking for Junior Adult Fiction reads, check out the group blog https://mmpltag.wixsite.com/blog