October 2022 News
LIBRARY BOARD MEETING: Thursday October 6th at 5:30 p.m.
LIBRARY HOURS: We are a VOLUNTEER Library. Hours may change PLEASE CALL AHEAD 705-779-2992 ext. 5
MON. 10:00 -NOON and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
TUES. 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
WED. 1:00- 2:30 p.m.
THURS. 10:00 – NOON and 2:00-4:00 and POSSIBLY until 7:00p.m.
At the time of this posting, the volunteer has not made a definite confirmation.
FRI. 10:00-NOON and 2:00-4:00 p.m.
CALENDARS: The cost is $12.00 and we will have available some with NO LISTINGS for those who want to write in the spaces. Let us know.
BOOK CLUB: The Prince Library Book club meets on the third Wednesday oaf the month at 1:00 p.m. Our October 19th novel is A Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown.
RECOMMENDED BOOKS: THE LOST by Jeffrey B. Burton. This is A Mace Reid K-9 Mystery starring an extraordinary cadaver dog and her handler.
THE GATE-KEEPER a thriller by James Byrne.” Desmond Aloysius Limerick (Dez to his friends) is a man with a shadowy military past and specialized skills…Dez deploys his unique skill set as a Gatekeeper. He can open any door, deep it open, and control who goes through and who doesn’t.”
HATCHET ISLAND by Paul Doiron. “An eerie, windswept island off the coast of Maine becomes the site of a double murder and the disappearance of a research biologist …Mike Bowditch must stop a ruthless murderer determined to make sure a terrifying secret never sees the light of day.”
**WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ANYMORE DONATIONS AT THIS TIME**
DROP OFF BOX:
PLEASE PUT YOUR ITEMS IN A TIED PLASTIC BAG
PRINCE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE
OCT. 5: Please come out to the All Candidates Meeting at the Prince Township Hall from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm regarding the Prince Township Municipal Election. Meet the Candidates and hear their platforms. This event is hosted by the Prince Women’s Institute.
OCT. 17: We will be going out to celebrate our founding in 1909.
NOVEMBER 21: Sara McCleary from St. Vincent Place will be here at 1:00 p.m to speak about the Lunches for Learning Program.
You are invited to attend and if possible please bring something for their cupboard for the lunch program. Thank you for your generosity.
SUMMER STUDENT: Grace Wright will be with us until Friday August 27th. The Mother Goose reading program will continue, on Monday mornings at 10:30 a.m. We are hoping to have an intergenerational evening program during August.
SUMMER HOURS: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and FRIDAY: 9:00 -NOON and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY: 1:00 -5:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CLOSED SATURDAY and SUNDAY and STATUTORY HOLIDAYS.
CALENDARS: It is that time of year to renew your Community Calendar to support the Prince Township Public Library. This is our sole fund raiser. Our volunteers will be calling you or knocking on your door. If they miss you, call the library 705-779-2992 ext. 5 and leave a message.
**** The price of the calendar this year is $12.00, including tax. Advertisements are $70.00 including HST.
Please support your local library, and our advertisers.
RECOMMENDED BOOKS: These are from our leased McNaughton Books. We have new Large Print books on the brown table near the front desk, along with newly catalogued books. Check them out!!
THE SACRED BRIDGE by Anne Hillerman. If you were a Tony Hillerman fan, his daughter Anne, is keeping his fictional characters, Jim Chee, and Joe Leaphorn alive, as an ancient mystery resurfaces with ramifications for the present day…
THE CHASE by Candice Fox. Six hundred inmates including everyone on death row are released into the Nevada desert. John Kradle convicted of murdering his wife and son is one of the escapees… a modern day THE FUGITIVE….
THE DARKEST PLACE by Phillip Margolin. Robin Lockwood is an increasingly prominent defense attorney in the Portland Oregon, community. In this novel she faces many challenges that will wreak complete devastation on her life and plans…
THE LONG WEEKEND by Gilly Macmillan. Three couples, two bodies, and one secret. A group of women travel to the most remote place in England for a weekend retreat, only to discover a note saying that one of their husbands will be killed before they return home…
DONATIONS: Please contact us BEFORE you put books in the return box at 705-779-2992 ext. 5. At this time, the Library is accepting books 2012 and newer.
***The Friends of the Library will accept donations, but again please call first as there are some items they WILL NOT ACCEPT.
DROP OFF BOX: PLEASE put your items in a tied plastic bag. Thank you.
OverDrive Update | May 3, 2022
Bryan Davies and Andrew Traficante were our guests for our most recent book club meeting.
A Boy From Botwood moulds the spoken record of Private Arthur Manuel, a sawmill worker from Botwood, Newfoundland, in a gripping narrative of his service with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and months of abuse as a prisoner of war.
The book may be ordered locally at Coles or online from indigo.ca or amazon.ca.