New this week – October 15, 2018

Week of October 15, 2018

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

Transcription by Kate Atkinson
Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World by Brian Doyle
Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini
Dark Tide Rising:  a William Monk novel by Anne Perry
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
A Forgotten Place:  a Bess Crawford Mystery by Charles Todd
The Burning Stone by Jack Whyte

Adult Non-Fiction

18 Miles:  the epic drama of our atmosphere and its weather by Christopher Dewdney
Queen of the Hurricanes:  the fearless Elsie MacGill by Crystal Sissons
The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting:  stitches, techniques, and projects for lighter-than-air shawls and more by Elizabeth Lovick
All Things Consoled:  a daughter’s memoir by Elizabeth Hay
The World in a Grain: the story of sand and how it transformed civilization by Vince Beiser

Young Adult Fiction

Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor
The Soul Keepers by Devon Taylor
Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa
Mirage by Somaiya Daud

DVDs

First Reformed
Sleepless in Seattle
A League of Their Own
Vera, set 7, d. 1 & d. 2
Vera , set 7, d. 3 & d. 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Reading and Meet the Author Event

 Tim Wynne-Jones
Saturday, 27 October at 1:30 p.m.
Almonte Branch Library

Join us for a reading from the riveting murder mystery, The Ruinous Sweep by Governor General’s Award Winner and Officer of the Order of Canada, Tim Wynne-Jones.

Learn about his writing process and experiences in the publishing business.  We encourage adults as well as teens to attend this special event.

This event is in partnership with Mill Street Books.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Seating is limited.  Call organizer, Mill Street Books at 613-256-9090 to reserve your place.

New Library Board Members

Love the Library? Join the Board!

Are you a strong supporter of the Library? Excited and passionate about what the Library contributes to Mississippi Mills? The Library is now seeking passionate community members who are interested in applying for the next session of the Library Board.

Why join the Library Board?

This is your opportunity to:
– develop and promote what our Library can do for our community;
– promote a positive relationship between the Library Board and Council;
– represent the different interests, concerns, and attitudes of Mississippi Mills residents.
What skills can you bring?
Each Board Member brings a unique perspective and set of skills such as,
• fundraising,
• finance or budgeting,
• strategic planning,
• oversight of capital projects,
• a passion for libraries and what they can achieve.

How to Apply:

Applications can be picked-up at the circulation desk or downloaded from the Library’s website here. The application deadline will follow the municipal election and will be advertised in the local paper in November 2018.

The Public Library Act requires that you be:
• at least 18 years old;
• a Canadian citizen;
• a resident of the Municipality;
• not employed by your library board or your Municipality.

Further information:

We welcome your interest and encourage you to explore the many resources the Library has to offer. For more information, please contact Christine at 613-256-1037.

New this week – September 25, 2018

Week of September  25 2018

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

A Steep Price by Robert Dugoni
Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind:  a Jesse Stone novel by Reed Farrel Coleman
Katerina by James Frey
Lethal White:  a Cormoran Strike novel  by Robert Galbraith

Adult Non-Fiction

Tiny Beautiful Things:  advice on love and life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
Vegetarian India:  a journey through the best of India Home Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey
A Quiet Evolution:  the emergence of indigenous-local intergovernmental partnerships in Canada by Christopher Alcantara
Life Sentence by Christie Blatchford

DVDs

Deadpool 2
Go Fish
The Crown, Season 2
Victoria, the complete second season

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – September 17, 2018

Week of September 17, 2018

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

Machine Without Horses by Helen Humphreys
Field of Bones:  a Joanna Brody novel by J. A. Jance
The Golden State by Lydia Kiesling
Juror #3 by James Patterson

Adult Non-Fiction

Getting a Life:  the social worlds of geek culture by Benjamin Woo
Code Warriors:  NSA’s codebreakers and the secret intelligence ware against the Soviet Union by Stephen Budiansky
Climate Justice:  hope, resilience, and the fight for a sustainable future by Mary Robinson
Letters From the Land of Fear:  intimacy, beauty and death in Central Asia by Calvin White
21 Lessons For the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

DVDs

Isle of Dogs
Deadpool
Victoria, the complete second season
Shark Tale
A Wrinkle in Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – September 10, 2018

Week of September 10, 2018

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

My Name is Nobody by Matthew Richardson
The Man Who Came Uptown by George Pelecanos
Walking Shadows by Faye Kellerman
Antelope Woman by Louise Erdrich

Adult Non-Fiction

Their Home and Native Land by Robert MacBain
Estrogen Matters:  why taking hormones in menopause can improve women’s well-being by Avrum Bluming
Bees:  an identification and native plant forage guide by Heather Holm
Putting Peace First:  7 comitments to change the world by Eric David Dawson
Joyful:  the surprising power of ordinary things to create extraordinary happiness by Ingrid Fetell Lee

DVDs

Elementary, Season 4, d. 1-3
Elementary, Season 4, d. 4-6
Adrift
The Last Warrior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – September 3, 2018

Week of September 3, 2018

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 Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles
The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick
Feared:  a Rosato & De Nunzio novel by Lisa Scottoline
Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Adult Non-Fiction

Solitude:  in pursuit of a singular life in a crowded world by Michael Harris
The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani
The Perfect Weapon:  war, sabotage, and fear in the cyber age by David E. Sanger
From Walk-Up to High Rise:  Ottawa’s historic apartment buildings by Richard Belliveau

Young Adult Fiction

The Red Fox Clan:  A Ranger’s Apprentice, The Royal Ranger novels by John Flanagan

DVDs

Ready Player One
Death Wish
Endeavour, series 5
Homestate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – August 27, 2018

Week of August 27, 2018

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

Starlight by Richard Wagamese
Mister Monkey by Francine Prose
A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean
The Amateurs by Liz Harmer

Adult Non-Fiction

The Community Food Forest Handbook:  how to plan, organize and nurture edible gathering places by Catherine Bukowski
Pollinators of Native Plants:  attract, observe and identify pollinators and beneficial insects with native plants by Heather Holm
The Millennial`s Guide to Changing the world:  a new generation`s handbook to being yourself and living with purpose by Alison Lea Sher
Leveraging the Universe:  7 steps to engaging life`s magic by Mike Dooley

Young Adult Fiction

Sky in the Deep: bk. 1 in the Sky in the Deep series by Adrienne Young
Dance of Thieves:  bk. 1 in the Dance of Thieves series by Mary E. Pearson
Ace of Shades:  bk. 1 in the Shadow Game series by Amanda Foody
Contagion:  bk. 1 in the Contagion series by Erin Bowman

DVDs

The Hours
You Were Never Really Here
Peaky Blinders:  season 1
The Three Musketeers:  the complete series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – August 22, 2018

Week of August 22, 2018

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

A Darkness of the Heart:  a Joanne Kilbourn mystery by Gail Bowen
The Money Shot: a Teddy Fay novel by Stuart Woods
There There by Tommy Orange
An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Adult Non-Fiction

Seriously Good Freezer Meals:  150 easy recipes to save your time & sanity by Karrie Truman
White Walls:  a memoir about motherhood, daughterhood , and the mess in between by Judy Batalion
Lyme Disease:  the first epidemic of climate change by Mary beth Pfeiffer
Canadian Whisky:  the new portable expert by Davin de Kergommeaux

DVDs

Ripper Street, season 4
Ripper Street, season 5
Catch Me If You Can
Tully

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With branches in Almonte and Pakenham, the library offers 67,000+ items, both print and digital.