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WRITE, SUBMIT, WIN!

8th ANNUAL FICTION AND POETRY WRITING CONTEST

 

Cornwall Public Library's eight annual writing contest is on! Sharpen those pencils and start writing. Submit your work on or before the May 1st deadline. You could win prizes. The contest is funded by the Friends of the Cornwall Public Library and is open to people 13 to 16 years of age and a second group of 17 years of age and older. Click here for rules and submission forms also available at the library.

 


 

MOVIES @ THE LIBRARY

 

PLANES, FIRE & RESCUE

Sunday, March 1 @ 1:00 pm

 

Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, and is launched into theworld of aerial firefighting. He joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter BladeRanger, and together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire.

Audience: G - Free admission Click here for poster.

 

NIGHTCRAWLER

Thursday, March 5 @ 6:30 pm and Friday, March 6 @ 2:00 pm.

 

When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Audience: 14A - Free admission  Click here for poster.

 


  

EXCITING MARCH BREAK ACTIVITIES COMING

March 16 to 20

Nothing announces the end of winter like March Break. We have great activities for children during the entire week. Click here for brochure containing all the information or call the Youth and Children's department at the library to sign up your child to one of the many programmes.

 


  

GAME ON

We are now lending videogames to use with your XBOX and PS3 & 4 systems. The family friendly games are available with your membership card at the library for a seven day lending period. Call us for more information on titles and availability.

  


 

LIBRARY LOOKING FOR TEENS

Are you a teenager (or know of a teen) looking for some say in what activities, events, and books teens would like to have at the library? JOIN our new Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and let YOUR VOICE be HEARD. Get involved. Get onboard. Give your advice. Create stuff. Have a say. GREAT community volunteering OPPORTUNITY in a SAFE environment Call Josée or Sonja at the library for more details or to sign up. 613.932.4796

 


 

NEW
GRAPHIC NOVELS - ARE YOU A FAN? JOIN THE CLUB.

Graphic novels, sometimes called long comic books usually cover fictional material in comic book form - through the use of sequential illustrations. Cornwall Public Library is looking for interested people in joining our new Graphic Novel Book Club. A monthly meeting of interesting talk and activities surrounding graphic novels. Ideal for teens and young adults. Call Josée at the library for more information. 613-932-4796.

 


 

BOOK-A-THON

Now to April 2, 2015, Cornwall schools can participate in the most awesome contest in the region! Read to win! The winning school will be announced on International Children Book Day, on April 2, 2015 and will get a storytime done in their gym and new books for their library! Click here for more information or call Lyne at the library for details. 613.932.4796.

 


 

EBOOKS IN FRENCH 

We've added a new collection to our electronic resources, with the help of SOLS (Southern Ontario Library Service).  

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Mabiblionumérique has more than 1000 French-language eBooks to chose from and is compatible with most devices. The collection is a mix of popular fiction, non-fiction and children's books.