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October is Canadian Library month

 

Celebrations for Ontario Public Library Week 2014 will be held from October 19 to 25, 2014.

 

The theme for Ontario Public Library Week 2014 is: Libraries Inspire

 

An annual fall event, Ontario Public Library Week was first announced by the province in 1985 and has since become the focus for promoting public library services in Ontario.

 

Click here for full story and see how you can participate in our KOBO E-READER draw.

 


  

  

Charles (Charlie) Wilkins to visit CPL.

 

Renowned author Charles Wilkins will be presenting his new book, LITTLE SHIP of FOOLS published by Greystone Books, on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014, 6:30 PM @ the LIBRARY. It is based on his 55 day, high risk rowing adventure across the Atlantic from Agadir, Morocco to the Barbados resulting in this most recent book.

 

Wilkins, a former resident of Cornwall and student of CCVS in the 60's, is a well- known Canadian author having been in the business for over 40 years. He has penned many interesting and provocative travel books.

 

 

Click here for poster and bio.

 


 

FUN WITH SIGN

  

Curious about Sign Language?

 

Obtain information about Sign Language, meet other Sign Language students, refresh your Signing skills and have fun doing it

 

On hand will be two Sign Language Instructor/Advocates that have worked with people who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing.

 

Tuesday November 18, 2014 - 7:00 to 8:00pm

Free to anyone interested. Drop-in, no registration required

 

Click here for more information and poster

  


 

GIANT USED BOOK SALE!

 

The Friends of the Cornwall Public Library are having their annual Giant Used Book Sale Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25. Loads of bargains. Fill up your bag of books for $2. 9:30 am to 5:00 pm both days.

 


 

 

 

THE WORLD SHOWCASED AT THE LIBRARY

  

Seven world countries and several local social agencies lined the library’s Hubsher Gallery with kiosks on Thursday, September 25 as the library hosted its second annual Multicultural Show. Representatives from countries such as Egypt, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Cuba, Pakistan and Japan were on hand in celebration of the various ethnicities we have in our country and specifically in our own city. 

 

Click here to read more here and for pictures.

  

 


 

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.