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LIBRARY GETS TRILLIUM GRANT

The Library receives $28 100 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to improve services to children in both branches.
Projects include a touch-screen computer in each library, new shelving for the Embrun Branch Library, eTablets in both branches to support library activities & reading programs and a fence for the Russell Children's Fantasy Reading Garden.
Contact library staff for more info.

Official press release »
Info on the Ontario Trillium Foundation »

Summer student jobs available

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Borrow an iPAD@your library

You can now borrow an iPAD at both branches of the library (in-library use only). This is a great opportunity to get acquainted with the many features of electronic tablets. The service is available on a first-come first-serve basis. Borrowers must be 18 years old or older.
ASK STAFF FOR MORE INFO.

Free eBooks and eAudiobooks


You just got or are planning to get a new eBook reader or a tablet ? Don't forget to check the eBooks section for a FREE download of eBooks and eAudiobooks. More than 20,000 fiction and non-fiction titles are available from different vendors: Overdrive, Ebsco, Tumblebooks and Gale. User guides are available online for most personal devices. Free training on eBooks and eTablets is also available.
Do not hesitate to ask library staff for help or additional info.

Download eBooks / eAudiobooks »
 

2013-2018 STRATEGIC PLAN

The new strategic plan identifies a future for the Library and describes priorities for service improvement and expansion.

2013-2018 Strategic Plan : abridged version »
2013-2018 Strategic Plan: full version »
Results of the 2012 Non-user and user survey »

RUSSELL BRANCH LIBRARY
           To register   » 

Your Canada Pension Plan
Workshop presented
by Heide Norton-Rennie.
Thursday, May 1st - 7 PM
NO CHARGE.

Card making workshop (Stampin' Up)
Presented by Kristina Bercier.
Saturday, May 10
12:30 AM - 3 PM

Cost: $5 (material).
Places are limited.
Registration required.

Babytime @ the library
Children 0 to 12 months
Songs, rhymes, fingerplays & other book-related activities!
Thursdays - 10 AM
No charge.

Storytime and crafts
with Kristina 2014
Children 3-4 years old
Wednesdays - 10 to 11 AM
SESSION 2:
April 2nd - May 21
Cost: $15 (8 weeks)

WRITE YOUR LIFE 2014
Series of workshops & meetings to help you write your life story.
April 24, May 8-22
10 AM to 12 PM       FREE

Storytime in pyjamas - UNDER THE TENT
Stories, crafts & special treats! Children 5-7.
Come dressed in pyjamas & bring you Teddy bears!
June 2nd - 6:30 PM
Cost: $7.
Registration required.
Places are limited.

Teen Book Club
Meetings last Wednesday of the month. Next meeting:
April 30 - 6:30 PM

Junior Book Club   FULL!
Next meeting:
May 5 - 4 PM

For the Love of Books
Adult Book Club
May 6  -  8 PM
Room (Emma Donoghue)
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME!Check out the full 2014
schedule »

Public Library Board
MEETINGS
Gaston R. Patenaude Meeting Room
(717 Notre-Dame EMBRUN)
May 21, 2014 - 7 PM
Check out the full schedule of meetings »  

    Library Hours (Russell & Embrun)

      Branch locations »
  Monday
 3:00 - 7:00
  Tuesday
 1:00 - 8:00
  Wednesday
 9:00 - 12:00 | 1:00 - 8:00
  Thursday
 1:00 - 8:00
  Friday
 9:00 - 12:00 | 1:00 - 6:00
  Saturday
 10:00 - 3:00
  Sunday
 Closed
(Closed on Saturday in July and August)
Easter schedule: closed April 18 & 21st.






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