The 2015 Christmas movie blockbuster season has begun with the release of Ron Howard's In the Heart of the Sea, based on the non-fiction book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. The book tells the true...Read More »
By Kevin Harrison
I remember when I about 11 or 12 my family was looking for a new car. My father was fairly set on buying a Toyota Camry. I remember the whole family going along for test drives and remember being completely...Read More »
Celebrating the best in Canadian science fiction writing with the 2015 Aurora Awards!
I seem to have lost interest in graphic novels aimed at adults. Since becoming a parent, I have little tolerance for the violence and darker themes that fill many adult graphic novels and comic books. My son loves graphic novels, too, and so I often...Read More »
It's that time of year again! We've polled our staff for their favourite books of 2015 and as always, we have an eclectic bunch of books to recommend.
Our picks for Adult Fiction include...
We've polled our staff for their favourite books of 2015 and came up with enough graphic books to warrant a post of their own. Enjoy!...Read More »
An American plumber has filed a lawsuit against a car dealership, claiming the work truck he traded in ended up in the hands of Islamic fighters in Syria.
Mr. Oberholtzer of Galvin County Texas claims that his company, Mark-1 Plumbing,...Read More »
Children and Young Adult books were very popular with our staff in 2015.
(Fun fact: Kate Beaton's "The Princess and the Pony" was the most highly recommended book by our staff this year, with four recommendations. Everybody loves a farting pony!)...
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We've been posting our favourite books of 2015 over the last few days. It shouldn't be surprising that library staff are voracious readers, but I admit I was pleasantly surprised at the wide range of recommendations. Many of the...