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FALL 2014
PROGRAM OF EVENTS
NOW ONLINE

Something for everyone to experience.

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POSITION AVAILABLE

Public Library Intern (Young Canada Works Program) - COMMUNICATIONS, PROGRAMS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Position  available. Apply before: October 21.

Job description & more info »

 

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 »

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 »


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Storytime & crafts
with Kristina
Russell Branch
Wednesdays - 10 AM
SESSION 1 (Sept 3 - Oct 22)
SESSION 2 (Oct 29 - Dec 17)
Children 3-4 years old.
Cost: $15 / session.

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Writing your life story
Russell Branch
Oct 20 - 7 PM
Facilitator: author Stuart Ross
Cost: $5.

MEET CHILDREN'S AUTHOR
KEVIN SYLVESTER
Russell Branch
Oct 25 - 10 AM
Children 8-12 years old.
No charge.
Event sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts.

OFFICIAL INAUGURATION
CHILDREN'S READING GARDEN
Russell Branch
NOV 8 - 11 AM
(PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE)
Everyone welcome.
In cooperation with the Russell & District Horticultural Society.
With financial support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Art @ the LIBRARY
Russell Branch
Pina Manoni Rennick exhibit
September-October, 2014

TURN THE PAGE
Junior Reading Club
Russell Branch
Meetings first Monday of the month : 4 PM - 4:45 PM.
Grades 3 to 5.
No cost. Places are limited.
Next meeting:  Nov 3

BOOK WORMS
Youth Reading Club
Russell Branch
Meetings first Monday of the month:  6 PM - 7 PM
Grades 6 to 8.
No cost. Places are limited.
Next meeting: Nov 3

Babies & Books
with Mrs "D"
Russell Branch
Songs, rhymes and
book-related activities!
Thursdays: 10 AM - 11 AM
Sept 11 - Dec 18
Babies 0-12 months & their parent/caregiver.
No cost.

For the Love of Books
Adult Book Club
Russell Branch
Nov 4 - 8 PM
Gone Girl
(Gillian Flynn)
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME!

Write your life (WIN)
Russell Branch
Thursdays  - 10 AM
Sept 11 - Dec 18
JOIN US for a series of workshops & meetings to help you write your life story.
No cost.

Knitters Club
Russell Branch
Tuesdays : 6:30 - 8 PM
Join us!

Public Library Board
MEETING
Gaston R. Patenaude Meeting Room
(717 Notre-Dame EMBRUN)
November 26, 2014 - 7 PM
Check out the full schedule of meetings »  


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    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)
Closed October 13 - Happy Thanksgiving!





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