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Nonfiction Page-Turners

Type: Staff Picks

Staff Picks for nonfiction books that are absolute page-turners! Here is a list of nonfiction books that you won't be able to put down... Devil in the…

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A Library Reading List

Type: Staff Picks

We love books set in libraries because, quite simply, libraries are the best. Enjoy this list of library-themed books. From thrillers to historical…

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Earth Day Reading List

Type: Staff Picks

Earth Day is April 22! We have compiled a selection of fiction and non-fiction from the Library’s collection to celebrate Earth Day. These books focus on…

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80s Retro Reads

Type: Staff Picks

Our Retro Reading list is keeping us in a state of nostalgia. Some set in the 1980s, others transporting us back to the culture of that decade, these…

Black History Month Reading List

Books to Read During Black History Month (and Beyond)

Type: Staff Picks

February is Black History Month. Honour and celebrate Black authors with these rich literary historical fiction novels which focus on Black experience,…

Top Circulating Fiction of 2022

Type: Staff Picks

Here are the novels that our library patrons loved in 2022: The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens The Lincoln…

Fiction Set in India

Type: Staff Picks

Enjoy the latest Staff Picks blog from Ken Haigh. We wish Ken luck on his next pursuit as a volunteer ESL teacher to a small rural primary school in…

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