Tuesday, February 12, 2019

February 18th is Heritage Day!


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This year we celebrate Maud Lewis. A wonderful Nova Scotian artist that expressed herself with brightly coloured paintings of her world. They once sold for $5 each but are now worth 10s of thousands of dollars. To learn a bit about this piece of our heritage click on the picture.


Friday, February 1, 2019

African Heritage Month



We share an incredible history in this country. Like a story book it has good and bad throughout its pages. It took many different kinds of people to get us here today and it will take many kinds of people to take us to where we are going.

I invite you to learn more about Canada's history


What do the Black Loyalist have to do with Nova Scotia?

How many African Nova Scotian communities can you name? 

How did Viola Desmond's actions make history?

What happened to Africville?

Was there slavery in Canada?
  
Stop by the library to learn more!
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Thursday, January 31, 2019

TRCA is Back!!!



Hey! It's time to get reading some great books from this year's Teen Reader's Choice book list. This year's list has a great mix of new authors and styles that will take you to places you never expected!

For book trailers, reviews and a complete list of nominated books click on the TRCA link to the left in the sidebar.



Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Like to read? Have a mind for detail? Like to compete?

Ms. White is seeking students in grades 7 to 9 who are interested in taking part in this year's Battle of the Books. To prepare, students will read from a list of books and keep notes of the details found in each book. Then in May they will battle with teams from others schools to claim the 2019 title. 
Battle takes place at CEC, Truro.

If this sounds like something you'd enjoy, please see
 Ms. White in the library. Click on the "Battle" link to the left to learn more!

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

See What's New!



Take some time to stop by the library and see what's new! 
We've got some great new books and logic games.
So come on in and test your skills! 


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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION!!




Outdoor enthusiast join now for your free subscription to Canadian Outdoorsman Magazine!
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All you need to do is register your email and you'll have access to several subscriptions from past years to the most current. 

Click here to subscribe.

Monday, October 1, 2018

October is Mi'Kmaq History Month

Click on the picture below to watch a promotional video for Mi'Kmaq History Month and see if you recognize some of our students!


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Monday, September 17, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Welcome Back!!

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Looking forward to seeing the staff and students, so come on in to the library! 

I've slowly been making changes to the space and adding some wonderful art created by our very own students. More changes to come to keep things fresh and inviting.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The winner of the Teen Reader's Choice Award is:

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Thanks to all that took the time to read and vote!

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May is Gaelic Awarness Month!




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Image result for gaelic flagDid you know that almost 1 in 3 Nova Scotians can trace their heritage back to the Gaelic-speaking settlers from the Islands and Highlands of Scotland?

To learn more about Gaelic culture and history visit our library or explore the links on this webpage in the sidebar under Multicultural/Language.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

What's all the fuss?

Did you know that some people think that there are books that should be banned from the library? 

Click on the link below to discover 2017s most challenged books...
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