Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Library is Looking for 5 New Volunteers!

Would you like to help your community? Are you between 12 and 17 years old? Become a volunteer at the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library! The Kid’s Department now has 5 volunteer positions available! Do you have community service … Continue reading

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Upcoming Programs

February is closing with a snowy bang this year. I have to say, I was a little sad to see our hopes of an early spring completely dashed with that storm this past weekend. But, on a brighter note, the … Continue reading

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A Katie Favorite: The Lorax

One of my all time favorite picture books is most definitely The Lorax written by Dr. Seuss. In addition to its fun rhymes and whimsical illustrations, The Lorax has a fundamental message at its core that young readers should all … Continue reading

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Books for Purim

Purim is coming soon! The children’s department will be hosting our very own Purim party on Sunday, March 4th, at 2 p.m. We’ll be doing crafts, games, stories and activities – costumes are strongly encouraged! Call or drop by the … Continue reading

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(Re)Discover L. M. Montgomery

When I was younger, I loved the Anne of Green Gables series. I read every single title multiple times. I was convinced I would never love any book more than I loved that series. I dreamed of having red hair, … Continue reading

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Les conseils de lecture d’Oncle Daniel

Vaincre l’Everest toit du monde / texte par Richard Platt ; illustrations par Russell Barnet etJohn James Sommaire Au 18e siècle, l’alpinisme devient un sport. Après avoir vaincu les Alpes, les adeptes tournent leur regard vers le toit du monde, … Continue reading

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New DVDs

Hi, Uncle Daniel here with some new DVD titles in the Children’s Department. The Backyardigans. We arrrr pirates = Mélodilous. Voilà les pirates! Pablo, Tyrone, and Tasha go on a series of pirate-themed adventures. Pablo, Théo, et Tasha partent dans … Continue reading

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Pretty Little Liars: Book Review

Pretty Little Liars is a mystery series that appeals primarily to a teen girl audience. It currently is being aired as a television show which has made the books even more popular in recent months. Sara Shepard, the series author, … Continue reading

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Great Children’s Audiobooks

I never used to listen to audiobooks before I started working here, since for some reason I assumed that everyone who read them had annoying voices which would do nothing but irritate me. But then, hard up for something to … Continue reading

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New Favourite: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

This is a new book, so it may seem a little early to put it in the favourites column, but as soon as I started it, I could tell it would end up there eventually. I was gripped from the … Continue reading

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